Category Archives: Texas Penal Code

Stand Your Ground

Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton Texas       940.483.8000940.483.8000 According to Florida State Law: (3) A person who is not engaged in an unlawful activity and who is attacked in any other place where he or she … Continue reading

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Police standoff in Victory Park ends with no injuries

Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton Texas 940.483.8000 940.483.8000 Victory park area, in Dallas, was put on lockdown Tuesday March 25th after a man shot bullets out of his fifth story apartment window. No injuries were reported. The … Continue reading

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What Exactly is Considered “Free Speech?”

According to the First Amendment, we as American citizens have the freedom of speech. But what exactly does that entail? Well according to our U.S. Government, when it comes down to advertising in schools, our speech is limited. The Agriculture … Continue reading

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Female Teacher Gets Probation for Sex with a Student

According to nypost.com, 25-year-old Nikki Scherwitz will be getting 10 years of probation vs. jail time for having inappropriate sexual relations with a 16-year-old student. Scherwitz got probation time vs. jail time for writing an apology letter to the student’s … Continue reading

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You Must Say Something to Remain Silent ??? – Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

One Can’t Remain Silent to Remain Silent Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers Denton, Texas   If you’ve been arrested, and the police want to interrogate you, they will tell you that you have the right to remain silent. … Continue reading

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Legislature Tightens Cell Phone Search Privacy – Texas Legislative Update

Legislature Tightens Cell Phone Search Privacy – Texas Legislative Update Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 9490.483.8000    You may not be aware that currently police do not need a warrant to search through your GPS locator … Continue reading

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US officials recommend lowering DWI threshold to .05 blood alcohol

US officials recommend lowering DWI threshold to .05 blood alcohol   Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas www.timpowers.com 940.483.8000     WASHINGTON — States should cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half— from .08 blood alcohol … Continue reading

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Perry Still Resisting Texting While Driving Ban – Tim Powers, Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas – Aggressive Criminal Defense

Perry Still Resisting Texting While Driving Ban Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton   Whether drivers are inching along Interstate 35 going toward downtown or driving through the UNT campus, it’s a common sight to find those who … Continue reading

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Drunk-drive blood tests divide Supreme Court – Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

Drunk-drive blood tests divide Supreme Court Tim Powers   Law Offices of Tim Powers    940.483.8000    www.timpowers.com   Member, National College for DUI Defense   Certified in NHTSA Field Sobriety Testing     Alcohol-related car crashes kill about 10,000 … Continue reading

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General Information on Texas Statutes

Tim Powers Law Office of Tim Powers 940.483.8000 www.timpowers.com   Class C misdemeanors do not carry the possibility of confinement. They are punishable by fine only, and the fine may not exceed $500 (plus court costs). Deferred Adjudication can be … Continue reading

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