What It Means to Face a Texas Minor in Possession Charge

If you or your child are facing a minor in possession charge in Texas, you need to understand what the law says and what penalties are associated with a conviction.

Below, we’re going to discuss what the law says and how an experienced Fort Worth criminal attorney can help you.

The Texas Minor in Possession Law[...]

How YODA Helps Tarrant County Juveniles Who Have Been Charged

When you’re a teen or young adult, emotions tend to run high. Sometimes, it does not take a whole lot to make you angry. Physical altercations even come easier because juveniles often act without really thinking things through.

Obviously, if a juvenile breaks the law, they need to face consequences. However, that should not be the [...]

Can Juveniles Be Tried As Adults in Texas?

Sentencing juveniles as adults may not be in the interest of justice in every case.  Many factors, including the crime itself, must be taken into account when making this decision. While it may be a politically popular decision to make for a district attorney’s office, trying a juvenile as an adult may not be in the [...]

Ethan Couch And The Juvenile Justice System In Texas

Tarrant County resident Ethan Couch and his despicable behavior has drawn national attention. His case has also focused a white-hot spotlight on the juvenile justice system. The case has further solidified what many believe to be true. On its face, the saga of Ethan Couch proves that two justice systems operate in this country: one for [...]