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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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The Divorce Process in Texas
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

There is a step-by-step divorce process in Texas. For those who are considering ending their marriage, the question of where to start and the sheer gravity of the decision often make divorce a difficult decision. Add to that a belief that children might be negatively impacted, and many put off an inevitable decision to separate.…

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What You Need to Know About Legal Separation in Texas
Jerry W. Tidwell, Jr.

Legal separation is not directly addressed under Texas law. However, you can still “legally separate.” In other words, there are no specific statutes addressing legal separation. So, it is not specifically recognized by Texas courts. That means that you and your spouse can split up and live separately and reach agreements on issues like child…

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