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Deferred Adjudication on a Domestic Violence Case is Practically a Conviction!

By |2020-03-22T22:10:53-06:00marzo 22nd, 2020|Categories: Accused of a Crime|Tags: , , , , , |

Deferred adjudication on a domestic violence case is practically a conviction!  One of the biggest myths in the criminal justice system is that deferred adjudication is amazing because the case “doesn’t [...]

When a DWI Investigation Changes from Alcohol to Drugs

By |2020-03-08T18:04:03-06:00marzo 8th, 2020|Categories: DWI|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Once in a while a scenario pops up when a DWI investigation changes from Alcohol to Drugs. In other words, the cops might think a person was intoxicated by alcohol, and [...]

What is Harris County RIC Court? – Houston Criminal Lawyer Eric J Benavides

By |2020-02-13T23:55:45-06:00febrero 13th, 2020|Categories: Houston Courts & Cases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is Harris County RIC Court?  Some people say it stands for “Reintegration Court”, but technically it is the Responsive Interventions for Change (RIC) Court. As a criminal defense lawyer in [...]

Do you get to go home if you blow under .08? – DWI Attorney in Houston – Attorney Eric J Benavides

By |2020-04-22T11:19:17-06:00febrero 11th, 2020|Categories: Houston Courts & Cases, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you get to go home if you blow under the legal limit?  Short answer….NOPE.  As a DWI Attorney in Houston I have talked about this before, [...]

Pre-Trial Interventions / Diversion Programs in Texas – Attorney Eric J Benavides

By |2020-01-29T14:12:49-06:00enero 29th, 2020|Categories: Sin categorizar|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Since I am a DWI lawyer in Houston, I talk to a lot of people about their DWI cases.  Many people have questions regarding Pre-Trial Interventions. Sometimes people tell me, “I [...]

Affidavits of Non-Prosecution in Texas – Houston Criminal Attorney Eric J Benavides

By |2020-01-27T16:37:27-06:00enero 27th, 2020|Categories: Houston Courts & Cases|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

As a defense lawyer in Houston who handles a lot of domestic violence cases, I am often asked about Affidavits of Non-Prosecution. Many times, my clients ask me about this, or [...]

Assault Lawyer in Houston – How an Assault Victim can be Arrested

By |2019-11-23T21:52:16-06:00noviembre 23rd, 2019|Categories: Accused of a Crime|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What I have learned over the years as an Assault Lawyer in Houston is that many times the “victim” in a domestic violence case is going to be whoever is the [...]

Can a DWI Affect Immigration Status? – DWI Attorney in Houston

By |2019-11-21T16:19:20-06:00noviembre 21st, 2019|Categories: Accused of a Crime|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I often get the question, can a DWI affect someone’s immigration status? As a DWI attorney in Houston I can tell you that this is a very complicated question. Someone who [...]