Articles Posted in Criminal Defense

Second DWI Offense in Texas: Laws and Penalties
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

Being charged with a DWI–driving while intoxicated–charge, Texas’ equivalent of a DUI, is a serious offense. Being charged a second time, however, is even more concerning. If you are facing a second DWI in Texas, you need to understand the law and your options, and think seriously about retaining the counsel of an experienced Texas…

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What Happens if You Are Caught with a Penalty Group 1 Drug in Texas?
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

Texas strictly regulates certain substances, and the penalty for possessing an illegal substance will depend on what group it belongs to. Currently, penalty group 1 Texas drugs are those the government deems are especially dangerous. As a result, you could be facing significant time in prison if you are caught possessing, manufacturing, or delivering them.…

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Internet Fraud Explained: Definitions, Types, and Defenses
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

The advent of the internet has opened up limitless opportunities for people and businesses around the world. However, it also provides the possibility for people to use the anonymity of the internet to make claims against competitors or accidentally run afoul of the law with its ever-changing rules about internet use. At Tidwell Law Firm,…

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