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Probation Violation – Bexar County

Probation Violation – Bexar County


Posted on Jan 5, 2016

A Recent MTR Case at Cook & Cook On the first business day of 2016, criminal defense Attorney, Justin D. Cook, represented a client for a probation violation (motion to revoke probation case). For purposes of this post, we will call the client “Mr. Smith”.  Smith was originally charged with a misdemeanor of driving while intoxicated  (first offense) in San Antonio, Texas, and was thereafter placed on a deferred...

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In April of 2015, the Cook & Cook Law Firm was hired to represent a client for a felony Possession of Marijuana charge brought against him by the State of Texas which alleged that he was unlawfully carrying up to 5 pounds of marijuana on a train.  After much investigation into how the police searched the luggage of the young man, our Firm concluded that absolutely, without a shadow of a doubt, the young man was searched unlawfully...

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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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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...

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Seal a Criminal Record

Seal a Criminal Record


Posted on Nov 10, 2014

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...

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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...

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