Author Archives: Writer

Can You Go to Jail for an Unpaid Traffic Ticket?

There’s never a good time to get a traffic ticket, but this is especially true when you can’t afford to pay it. What happens if you don’t pay your traffic tickets in Brazoria County, TX? Can you really go to jail if you fail to pay the fines? Depending on what kind of traffic tickets […]

Read More

What Happens if I’m Denied Bail?

Generally, a criminal defendant has the opportunity to post bail in order to await trial from the comfort of their own home. However, bail isn’t guaranteed. If a judge determines that it’s not in the state’s best interest to have the accused out on bail, bail can be denied for a number of reasons in […]

Read More

Should You Co-Sign for a Bail Bond?

Co-signing on a bail bond in Texas might be the only way your friend or family member can keep themselves out of jail while awaiting trial—but can you afford to co-sign? This is something you should reserve for only your most trusted friends and family members, because if they fail to show up, you could […]

Read More

How Much Does a First-Time DWI Offense Cost in Texas?

Drinking and driving—or rather, “operating a motor vehicle”—don’t mix. Yet every year, hundreds of thousands of people drive while under the influence. If you’re caught, penalties range from fines to jail time. It’s simply not worth it. However, if you’ve been charged with a first offense DWI, you’re probably wondering what the fines, fees and […]

Read More