Blog Posts in July, 2011

  • Assault by “Impeding the Normal Breathing or Circulation” By Denton County, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Tim Powers 940.580.2899 www.timpowers.com In 2008, the Texas Legislature amended the assault statute to add section 22.01(b)(2)(B) which makes it a 3rd degree felony when, “the offense is committed by intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly impeding the normal breathing or ...
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  • Assault by “Impeding the Normal Breathing or Circulation” By Denton County, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Tim Powers 940.580.2899 www.timpowers.com In 2008, the Texas Legislature amended the assault statute to add section 22.01(b)(2)(B) which makes it a 3rd degree felony when, “the offense is committed by intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly impeding the normal breathing or ...
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  • More Reasons Not to Blow !!!!

    || 30-Jul-2011

    More Reasons Not to Blow !! Tim Powers, Denton Criminal Defense Attorney Aggressive DWI Defense www.timpowers.com www.dwitexas.org House Bill 1199 became law on June 17, and will become effective for cases arising on or after September 1, 2011. What this law does is enhance the misdemeanor class of a DWI 1st if it is shown at trial that the suspect had a breath, blood or urine test greater than ...
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  • A Small Domestic Violence Charge? No Such Thing!

    || 29-Jul-2011

    A Small Domestic Violence Charge? No Such Thing! By Denton County, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Tim Powers 940.580.2899 www.timpowers.com Domestic or family violence charges in Texas range from class c misdemeanors (the same level as a minor traffic offense), to felonies in other circumstances. The fact that some are charged as class c’s doesn’t diminish their importance and can act ...
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