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Importance of Carrying a Certified Copy of the Protective Order- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

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Wylie Teen Strangled and Killed- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

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Safe Haven Law- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

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Children Left In Hot Cars- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

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Two UNT Football Players Arrested for Stealing TVs- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

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Supreme Court Says, Police Cannot Search Cell Phones- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

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Child Abuse, When Does It End? – Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton Texas 940.483.8000 940.483.8000 In one of latest blog posts, we talked about child abuse in correlation to substance abuse. But in reality, child abuse happens anywhere and everywhere. Every time I turn … Continue reading

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Marijuana and Child Abuse- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton Texas 940.483.8000 940.483.8000 Marijuana is one of the most commonly abused drugs. It contains a chemical called delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which specifically targets brain cells. The chemical compound of THC is similar to … Continue reading

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Rise of Meth in Texas- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton Texas 940.483.8000 940.483.8000   Did you know that about 90 percent of the meth in Texas is smuggled across the border from Mexico? Mexican drug cartels have been the primary manufacturers of … Continue reading

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Human Trafficking in Dallas- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton Texas 940.483.8000 940.483.8000 Image Courtesy of google.com Imagine a 14-year-old girl being sold, beat up, drugged, and raped repeatedly. She is only 14 and is being forced to live a life of … Continue reading

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