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Lets begin by defining what exactly a felony is. In Texas, felonies are crimes punishable by terms that must be served in state prison or state jail. Unlike the less serious crimes (misdemeanors) which are punishable by up to one year in local or county jail. Felonies in Texas are
The system of posting money or property in exchange for temporary release pending a trial dates back to 13th century England. The commercial practice of offering bail bonds arose out of a need to balance the playing field among the rich, middle, and poor classes when individuals were accused of
It is only natural to wish that bail money would be something that is deductible on an annual tax return. However, even though technically it is money that is paid to a government entity, it isn’t a “tax” at all. Rather, it is a type of fine and a guarantee
The Zero Tolerance Law specifies that if a minor has ANY detectable amount of alcohol in his or her system while operating a vehicle in public, the minor has committed the criminal offense of DUI. The minor's drivers license is immediately suspended and the officer can take the license on
Under Texas law, people commit the misdemeanor crime of public intoxication if they appear in a public place while intoxicated to a degree that they may endanger themselves or another person. The Texas public intoxication law defines “intoxication” for purposes of the crime as having a blood-alcohol concentration of .08
A surety is a person or firm (such as a bank, bonding company, insurance company) that agrees to be primarily liable for the conduct, obligation, or performance of another. The surety who pays the debt of a borrower-in-default, in general, automatically acquires an assignment of a creditor's legal right to