Criminal Attorney in Fort Bend Texas
    • Attorney Venza Gets Grand Jury to Reject Indictment of His Client in Third Degree Felony Case

      A seventeen-year-old Fort Bend County high school student was charged with the Third Degree Felony of Tampering with Evidence. The minor was in his vehicle when approached by police. Upon him noticing ...

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    • Defending Texas Clients Charged With a Crime of Moral Turpitude

      Conviction of a crime of moral turpitude in Texas can dramatically affect your ability to keep or land a job, serve on jury duty, maintain a professional license and enjoy many other privileges. A ...

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    • Marijuana Investigation Ended in Sugar Land, Texas

      Just this past weekend in Sugar Land, the Fort Bend County Narcotics Task Force ended their investigation on a case of individuals growing illegal marijuana. After obtaining a search warrant from the ...

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    • Differences Between Texas Assault & Aggravated Assault Charges

      We typically think of the law as black-and-white: if you do X, then you are guilty of Y. However, the law is more complicated than that because many factors impact the circumstances of a given action. ...

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    • Sugar Land Criminal Defense Attorney Explains Texas Criminal Assault

      In the state of Texas, assault is a criminal offense that can be classified as either a misdemeanor or felony, depending on which portion of the statute the defendant is accused of violating. Our ...

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    • Some Recent Victories from the Law Office of John L. Venza, Jr.

      Attorney John L. Venza continues his achievements in getting favorable results in criminal court. Just in the last week, he has accomplished some impressive victories for his clients. He had 3 cases ...

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    • Favorable Points in Your Bail Hearing Presentation

      The bail hearing can be very important to your case. It is very difficult to fight a case from behind bars. Sugar Land criminal attorneys often assist defendants with their bail hearing presentations. ...

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    • A Fort Bend Criminal Lawyer on Testifying at Your Bail Hearing

      When a person is charged with a crime it is far better to be able to fight the case from the outside rather than while in custody. You may feel it is a good idea to testify at your bail hearing, but ...

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    • Possession of Cocaine in Texas

      The Texas Penal Code classifies cocaine as a Penalty Group 1 narcotic, the highest level invoking the highest possible penalty. If you are facing a charge of possession of cocaine and are in need of ...

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    • Defending Clients Facing "Intent to Deliver" Charges

      If you have been arrested for intent to deliver, it is imperative that you work with a Sugar Land criminal lawyer. Analyzing drug crimes under the Texas Penal Code begins with a determination of which ...

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    • Students Under Attack for Drug Crimes

      Texas lawmakers continue to increase penalties all drug crimes College students can have their opportunities permanently destroyed if charged and convicted of a drug related offense. This year, a drug ...

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    • Difference Between Drug & Alcohol DWI

      Driving under the influence is a very serious crime in the state of Texas. There is zero tolerance for it; and if you are arrested, charged, and convicted of a DWI offense, you could face thousands of ...

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    • Are Possession Penalties the Same for All Drugs?

      When a cop asks if someone has drugs on his or her person, the term “drugs” can refer many different substances: pharmaceuticals, weed, blow, meth, heroin, dope, and more. With so many substances out ...

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    • The Most Common Crimes During the Holidays

      The holiday season is an enjoyable time of the year for many people. It is a time when most of us ​focus only on the good times, such as gift-giving and spending time with family and loved ones. It ...

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    • Who Gets Charged for Possession when Hotboxing?

      Hotboxing is the practice of smoking marijuana in a car, small room, or other enclosed space to maximize the narcotic effect. Not everyone who is in such a space or in the vicinity of it can be ...

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    • Avoiding a DWI at the Fort Bend County Fair

      The Fort Bend County Fair kicks off Friday September 25 and will feature competitions, BBQs, concerts, and a wide array of other attractions. Grapes on the Brazos for instance is an opportunity to ...

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    • Tips for Meeting With Your Sugar Land DWI Attorney

      A DWI conviction can wreak havoc on your life for years to come, which is why you should speak to a Sugar Land DWI attorney as soon as possible after you have been charged. However, if you are not ...

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    • Who Gets Charged for Possession when Hotboxing?

      Hotboxing is the practice of smoking marijuana in a car, small room, or other enclosed space to maximize the narcotic effect. Not everyone who is in such a space or in the vicinity of it can be ...

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    • Difference Between Drug & Alcohol DWI

      Driving under the influence is a very serious crime in the state of Texas. There is zero tolerance for it; and if you are arrested, charged, and convicted of a DWI offense, you could face thousands of ...

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    • Are Possession Penalties the Same for All Drugs?

      When a cop asks if someone has drugs on his or her person, the term “drugs” can refer many different substances: pharmaceuticals, weed, blow, meth, heroin, dope, and more. With so many substances out ...

      Read More
    • Who Gets Charged for Possession when Hotboxing?

      Hotboxing is the practice of smoking marijuana in a car, small room, or other enclosed space to maximize the narcotic effect. Not everyone who is in such a space or in the vicinity of it can be ...

      Read More
    • Are Possession Penalties the Same for All Drugs?

      When a cop asks if someone has drugs on his or her person, the term “drugs” can refer many different substances: pharmaceuticals, weed, blow, meth, heroin, dope, and more. With so many substances out ...

      Read More
    • Penalties for a Texas Marijuana Possession Conviction

      Marijuana is a hot topic of debate for many people across America. While citizens in other states choose to legalize the recreational use of weed, marijuana possession is still illegal in Texas. ...

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  • DUI
    • Avoiding a DWI During the Holidays

      The number of people who will be traveling, attending parties, and heading out for an evening of drinking and eating during the holidays is higher than other times of the year. It is much more likely ...

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    • Avoiding a DWI at the Fort Bend County Fair

      The Fort Bend County Fair kicks off Friday September 25 and will feature competitions, BBQs, concerts, and a wide array of other attractions. Grapes on the Brazos for instance is an opportunity to ...

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    • Staying Safe on Labor Day Weekend

      Labor Day weekend is approaching—it is the last holiday of the summer. Time to squeeze in one last party, beach outing, or get-together before we head into the fall season. On holiday weekends, there ...

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  • DWI
    • Difference Between Drug & Alcohol DWI

      Driving under the influence is a very serious crime in the state of Texas. There is zero tolerance for it; and if you are arrested, charged, and convicted of a DWI offense, you could face thousands of ...

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    • Always Fight Texas Marijuana DWI Charges

      After midterm elections, Michigan became the 10 th state to legalize recreational marijuana. As states continue to legalize weed, police are starting to see an increase in marijuana-related driving ...

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    • Avoiding a DWI During the Holidays

      The number of people who will be traveling, attending parties, and heading out for an evening of drinking and eating during the holidays is higher than other times of the year. It is much more likely ...

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    • Release after a Fraud Offense Arrest

      If you have been arrested for a fraud offense or other white collar crime, your Sugar Land criminal attorney should not have much difficulty securing your release while you await trial. If you are ...

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    • Internet Crimes in Texas

      The Internet has become a significant part of everyday life for many of us. It provides cheap and easy access to vast information and entertainment and it has become a big source of commerce. But the ...

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    • Who Gets Charged for Possession when Hotboxing?

      Hotboxing is the practice of smoking marijuana in a car, small room, or other enclosed space to maximize the narcotic effect. Not everyone who is in such a space or in the vicinity of it can be ...

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    • Understanding the Law in Regards to Cultivation of Marijuana

      The cultivation of marijuana involves the growing and harvesting of leaves from cannabis buds. This activity is against the law in Texas. You can be arrested and charged with drug possession if you ...

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    • Who Is Eligible for Medical Marijuana in Texas?

      In Texas, the legalization of Marijuana continues to be a hot topic of debate as more states legalize the popular drug. Some Texans argue that the state should legalize marijuana for recreational use, ...

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    • Students Under Attack for Drug Crimes

      Texas lawmakers continue to increase penalties all drug crimes College students can have their opportunities permanently destroyed if charged and convicted of a drug related offense. This year, a drug ...

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    • Indecency with a Child Law in Texas

      If you have been charged with the crime of indecency with a child, you will want to contact a Sugar Land criminal attorney . This crime carries serious penalties that can affect you for life. Elements ...

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    • "Accidental" Theft in Texas

      Prosecutors want defendants to believe that under Texas law, there is no such thing as accidental theft. However, the issue is not as simple as they would like you to assume. Some people do, in ...

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    • Release after a Fraud Offense Arrest

      If you have been arrested for a fraud offense or other white collar crime, your Sugar Land criminal attorney should not have much difficulty securing your release while you await trial. If you are ...

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