Driving without giving your full attention to the road is always risky. Engaging in any activity that takes your eyes off the road or your hands off the wheel-be it turning down the air conditioning, eating a sandwich or wrangling your kids in the back seat-constitutes distracted driving.
Earlier this year, Texas lawmakers approved House Bill 3016, popularly known as the "second chances" bill. It recently went into effect, and already numerous individuals are seeking to take advantage of its benefits.
In the state of Texas, those aged 17 or younger do not legally have the ability to give informed consent to sexual activities. Therefore, an adult aged 18 or older who engages in sex with them is said to have committed a crime known as "statutory rape," even if the sex was actually consensual. In statutory rape cases, the prosecution is not required to prove that any force or violence was involved, just that sexual conduct occurred between an adult and someone younger than the age of 18.
Many people use the terms "robbery" and "burglary" interchangeably to refer to the same crime. But did you know that these are actually two different crimes in Texas? While both of these crimes involve theft, they differ in ...
According to a recent Texas Tribune article, state transportation officials have been discussing opening up select Texas highways to 18-wheelers that weigh above the 80,000 lbs federal limit.
Theft occurs when you take something without the intention of returning it, or only agree to return an item once you've received something else that you're not legally entitled to.
At the Kyle Law Firm we love our Texas lakes and waterways, particularly in the summer when they provide a cool, refreshing escape from the heat. As New Braunfels lawyers, we're also big fans of the local businesses that waterways generate and would like to do our part to clear up some confusion about tubing on the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers inNew Braunfels. Recently, tourism has been down in New Braunfels due to the misconception that alcohol is banned on the rivers.