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The 28 Word Post That Tells You All About Our Simple Divorce:)

Posted by on 2:52 am in Simple Divorce Now | 0 comments

The 28 Word Post That Tells You All About Our Simple Divorce:)

A picture says 1,000 words. So, we hope this homemade collage will tell you a lot more about our Simple Divorce Package than a traditional blog post can.

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Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio

Posted by on 8:47 pm in Marijuana & Controlled Substances, RECENT SUCCESS | 0 comments

Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio

On January 30th, 2015, Cook & Cook client, Cindy, received a dismissal in the 186th Judicial District Court before the Honorable Jefferson Moore.  She had been charged with possession of 5-50 pounds of marijuana in Bexar County, Texas.  This type of charge is a felony in the third degree (up to 10 years in prison). Specifically, Cindy was accused of violating this Texas Marijuana Law: a) Except as authorized by this chapter, a person commits an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally possesses a usable quantity of marihuana. (b)...

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Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texas

Posted by on 6:34 pm in Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense, RECENT SUCCESS, Recent Success, RECENT SUCCESS | 0 comments

Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texas

On the morning of January 27th, 2015, Cook & Cook prevailed in getting a trial case dismissed.  Lead Counsel Justin David Cook was hired less than 24 hours prior to obtaining the dismissal, and took on the case just before the second trial setting.  We are so glad for Client Zuniga, as he was wrongfully charged with assault family violence....

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Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine

Posted by on 4:46 pm in Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense, Criminal Record | 0 comments

Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine

Can I at least talk on my blue tooth?!  No, sister.  San Antonio, Texas has a new rule as of January 2015 that you cannot talk or text using your mobile device while driving.  You can’t even use your celly when you are stopped at a light.   You can’t even look at a picture that your girlfriend just sent you of her cute toddler with the cat.  Yep, the new rule pretty much covers it all. What is the Worst that Will Happen if I am Caught Texting and Driving in San Antonio, Texas? Well, the worst, would be that you are caught because...

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Surprising Way to Get the Best Lawyer For Your Divorce

Posted by on 8:25 pm in Simple Divorce Now, Simple Divorce Overview, Simple Divorce Steps | 0 comments

Surprising Way to Get the Best Lawyer For Your Divorce

This is for those of you who are facing the challenging task of finding the right lawyer –even possibly the BEST lawyer for your family law case.  A lawyer is generally going to cost you a few thousand dollars, so you’d prefer not to just guess that the lawyer is good at their job. Make no mistake about it–just like all things in life, there are good and bad people in the profession. You are facing some stressful circumstances and you need someone on your side that did not just pass the bar exam yesterday.  So what do you do...

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Seal a Criminal Record

Posted by on 10:36 pm in Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense, Criminal Record | 0 comments

Seal a Criminal Record

A Note to the Reader–What this Sealing Record Article is For If you are an attorney reading this post, this will help you understand the steps necessary to sealing a criminal record for one of your clients. We will discuss the steps involved with successfully doing this legal procedure, as well as precisely where you go in San Antonio, Texas to get the job done.  If you are not from San Antonio, this item will stand as a helpful guide for any texas attorney sealing a criminal record.  If you are a non-attorney, seeking information on...

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Public Intoxication in San Antonio, Texas (Texas Penal Code 49.02)

Posted by on 3:26 pm in Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense, DWI, Texas Penal Code | 0 comments

Public Intoxication in San Antonio, Texas (Texas Penal Code 49.02)

Sue is drunk.  She is in the public.  Contrary to common belief this does not make Sue guilty of  public intoxication (in San Antonio Texas). The Texas Public Intoxication law requires that Sue not only be in the public, and intoxicated, but it requires that she be a DANGER TO HERSELF OR OTHERS.  If the danger part cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, then she is not illegally publicly intoxicated within the meaning of the statute.  Stated more simply, it is legal to be drunk in public.  It is illegal to be a danger to yourself or...

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How Long Will You Be in Jail if You…

Posted by on 4:51 pm in Criminal Defense, Texas Penal Code, YouTube Channel (SanAntonioDefenders) | 0 comments

How Long Will You Be in Jail if You…

Here is a criminal video that gives you a quick overview of the LONGEST time you can be in prison (or jail) if you commit various crimes in Texas.  I made this video using 2013 movie trailer clips, so that you could quickly get a picture for the maximum punishment. Yet, criminals almost never face the maximum punishment allowed.  So what amount of jail or prison do criminals actually face.  This article seeks to answer the question “How long will I be in jail if I [blank]”. The above video shows the maximum amount of jail...

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Can I Appeal My Criminal Case in San Antonio?

Posted by on 2:23 am in Criminal Defense | 0 comments

Can I Appeal My Criminal Case in San Antonio?

If you were wrongfully convicted of a crime, your first question is going to be what steps can you take next.  Asking Google whether you can appeal your criminal case is similar to asking Apple’s Siri for a health diagnosis.  The question is so vast, and requires so much specialized knowledge that it will be very difficult to figure out on the internet whether you have a good chance at successfully appealing your criminal case. Most sources on the internet are simply going to tell you that if you have a criminal case and you want to...

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What to Do if You Were Arrested (Texas)

Posted by on 4:59 pm in Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense, lawyer fees | 0 comments

What to Do if You Were Arrested (Texas)

Loved One Arrested? Print & Mail This Letter A Practical Texas Criminal Defense Guide Written For Inmates Prior to Conviction by Megan V. Cook Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC 214 Dwyer Ave, Suite 300 San Antonio, Texas 78204 (210) 271-2800 | http://LawyerDefend.me DISCLAIMER: THIS LETTER IS NOT INTENDED TO SUPPLEMENT THE ADVICE OF YOUR LAWYER. YOU SHOULD HIRE A GOOD LAWYER AND TAKE THEIR ADVICE. THIS LETTER IS INTENDED FOR YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY Dear Inmate: I know that you have been arrested, and that you are likely...

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