Category: Misdemeanor

Is Unlawful Restraint the Same as Kidnapping?

August 31

At first glance, unlawful restraint and kidnapping may appear to be the same. They both involve restricting another person’s…

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Is Repeatedly Texting Someone Harassment?

August 24

Electronic communication allows you to quickly contact a person. In fact, you can conveniently send multiple messages to the…

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Is It a Crime to Keep Rental Equipment Passed the Agreement Date?

June 30

Various situations may arise when you need equipment you don’t readily have on hand. For instance, if you’re moving…

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When Is It Illegal to Have a Gift Card?

June 26

For things like birthdays, weddings, graduations, and other significant life events, people often give gift cards as presents. Preloaded…

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Is Street Racing a Felony in Texas?

May 22

You can add various modifications to your vehicle to make it sleeker, more efficient, and faster. Often, fixing up…

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Is Interfering with a 911 Call Illegal?

April 30

Suppose Jake and Emily have gotten into an argument. With her temper rising and upset that Jake won’t see…

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Is Criminal Trespass a Felony?

March 23

Texas law defines criminal trespass as entering or remaining on property without the consent of the owner or someone with…

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Ringing Up a Possible Felony at a Self-Checkout Counter

December 7

Nowadays, many stores have self-checkout counters that conveniently allow a person to ring up and pay for their items…

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