Texas was the scene of thousands of drunk driving accidents in 2016 according to data from the state's Department of Transportation, which is a concern for lawmakers, police departments, and road safety advocates. Researchers from the auto insurance company ValuePenguin decided to take a closer look at these statistics, and they found that some Texas cities and counties were far safer than others. They came to this conclusion after comparing the number of drunk driving fatalities in each county with overall population figures.
Losing your job can be very stressful, but being forced out of your job is an illegal act. If you have been forced to leave your job, or fired without proper notice, then you may have a case for wrongful termination. In order to make such a claim, you need an experienced lawyer by your side. Rosales Law Firm has helped El Paso residents get what they deserve in court for years. We can help you get the justice you deserve too.
Texas parents should be aware that it is necessary to establish both the maternity and paternity of a child before a child support arrangement can be established. The act of giving birth is enough to establish a woman as the mother of a child. However, there are multiple ways paternity can be established.
Texans may be interested in learning that Henry Nicholas, the co-founder of chip maker Broadcom, has been arrested and charged with drug trafficking in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nicholas was reportedly arrested on Aug. 9 by officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Divorce cases in Texas and around the country involving older couples are often quite amicable as potentially contentious issues like child custody and support are rarely a factor. Spouses who are 50 years of age or older sometimes seek quick divorces because they have grown tired of one another, but the desire to move on with their lives as rapidly as possible can sometimes leave them unprepared for hastily arranged property division discussions.
Let's say you're driving down a Texas road and a police officer pulls you over in a traffic stop. Such a situation may cause your heart to feel like it has skipped a beat. If you've consumed an alcoholic beverage in the recent past or there's an empty prescription medication vial lying on the floor of your car, your situation may get worse before it gets better, especially if the officer already suspects you of a crime.
According to researchers, reducing criminal penalties for certain drug crimes, such as drug possession, could have an indirect positive impact on health and racial disparities. A felony conviction could prevent Texas residents from obtaining gainful employment or loans to further their education.