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Sexual Assault Involving a Spouse in Texas

“Sexual assault of a spouse is illegal under Texas law. In Texas, “marital rape” is considered sexual assault and may be charged as aggravated sexual assault if there were aggravating factors present when the assault took place. ” Says Mick Mickelsen, Dallas Sex Sexual Assault defense lawyer. In some cases, people mistakenly believe that it is...
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Violent Crime Rates Spike in Many Texas Cities

Urban centers across the United States have recorded spikes in violent crime over the last year. Texas is no exception. Fort Worth, Houston, and Austin have experienced some of the biggest increases in the Lone Star State, according to recent statistics. Violent crimes in Texas comprise homicides, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults. According to homicide...
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5 Common Types of Fraud and Scams in Texas

Frauds and scams both involve using deception or manipulation to gain something for yourself, usually money or property, and therefore unfairly deprive another person of what rightfully belongs to them.  Some forms of fraud have been designated by federal and state governments as criminal offenses. These offenses may carry prison sentences and large fines, depending...
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Parole Delays Result in Deaths in Texas Prisons

Texas’ prisons were dangerous places before COVID-19 swept through them in 2020 and 2021. The coronavirus killed hundreds, including some inmates who should have been released months earlier. A new report has found at least 18 people who had already been granted parole died with COVID-19 before they could leave prison. The new study from...
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