Day: June 12, 2019

What’s the Difference Between a Restraining Order and Protective Order in Texas? - Broden Mickelsen, LLP

Although many people use “restraining order” and “protective order” to refer to the same thing, these two terms actually describe two different types of court orders. In stalking and harassment cases, when someone needs protection from an alleged stalker or harasser, the appropriate order is a protective order. If you believe that another person poses…

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Asset forfeiture, the process in which police seize the goods of suspected criminals, is happening on a massive scale in Texas. Even when suspects are cleared, they often still lose their cars, cash, and other goods to police, a new investigation has found. The Texas Tribune looked at 560 asset forfeiture cases in 2016, which…