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Police Are Using Fake "Drug Inspection Lane Ahead" Signs to Snare Travelers with Contraband

Police in Texas, like many in states elsewhere are using fake “Drug Inspection Lane Ahead” signs to dupe motorist carrying contraband into telling on themselves in highway drug ...
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What You Need to Know About Texas "Legalizing Marijuana"

In June of 2016, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill into law that allows patients suffering from epilepsy and seizures the right to access cannabis oil with low levels of THC. Texas has been ...
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DWI Consequences for Habitual Offenders

The law views anyone who has been charged with more than three DWI as a habitual offender. After you have committed your first DWI, the consequences get more severe should you commit any further DWIs. ...
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Types of DWI Charges

Fort Worth DWI Defense Attorney Every year, thousands of people are charged with DWI offenses. Looking into your rearview mirror and seeing red and blue flashing lights can be stressful for anyone, ...
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5 DWI Myths in Fort Worth

Fort Worth DWI Attorney Whether you’ve been drinking alcohol for years or you just turned 21, you have likely heard a few myths about driving under the influence in Fort Worth. In order to keep ...
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What To Do When You're Pulled Over for a DWI

Each year, thousands of people are pulled over for suspicion of driving while under the influence. Seeing those red and blue flashing lights in your rearview mirror can be stressful for anyone, which ...
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3 Steps to Take After You're Caught with Marijuana

Getting caught in possession of marijuana can be nerve racking and scary. Drug possession is considered a serious crime in Texas and can carry serious penalties. When faced with serious drug ...
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Stay Connected with the Law Offices of David Sloane

Our firm is now available online on even more sites. If you are on Pinterest, Tumblr, or any of the other sites listed below, you can now follow us and stay up to date on the latest firm news and ...
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What Is Burden of Proof?

What is “burden of proof” and how does it play a role in the outcome of a criminal case ? This is the legal basis by which all criminal cases must abide. State prosecutors have the ...
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Zero Tolerance Law in Texas

Anyone who is found driving with a blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or above is considered over the legal limit of sobriety. There are various ways that law enforcement officials assess a ...
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Civil Asset Forfeitures, Civil Rights Violations, and Official Corruption in Texas

In Texas Civil Asset Forfeiture, government action is taken against a person's property or assets, not against their rightful owner. A person's property is the target of the legal proceeding, ...
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Safety Precautions to Follow if Stopped by Texas Highway Patrol

There once was a time that the Texas Department of Public Safety was a state agency of which the citizens of the State of Texas could be proud. Sadly, this is not the case today. While this ...
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Determining the Weight of Marijuana in Possession & Cultivation Cases

While a lot of the information contained in this article deals with Texas law which can vary from state to state, this article is intended to assist criminal defense attorneys everywhere in ...
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Pretrial Diversion Program in Tarrant County for Possession of Marijuana

Pretrial Diversion Program Offered for Marijuana Possession in Tarrant County The Tarrant County Texas District Attorney's Office has offered a pretrial diversion program for first offenders since ...
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Police Use of Drug Detection Dogs in Texas

In the Dallas-Fort Worth and Denton area as well as throughout Texas we are seeing an increase in the use of police drug sniffing dogs at all levels of law enforcement. Dogs can be readily trained to ...
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David Sloane Interviewed on Fox 4 DFW About Legalizing Marijuana

Attorney David Sloane recently appeared on Fox 4 DFW where he discussed the legalization of marijuana in Texas. He appeared on the show on behalf of the DFW National Organization for the Reform of ...
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Do I Need a Lawyer For a Class B Misdemeanor in Texas?

If you have been arrested or charged with allegedly committing a criminal offense in Fort Worth or anywhere throughout the state of Texas, you need a lawyer. It does not matter whether you have been ...
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Is Recreational Cocaine Legal?

Cocaine is a dangerous drug that has been classified as a Schedule II controlled substance according to the Controlled Substances Act of 1970. Possession of a controlled substance such as cocaine is ...
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  • Unparalleled Defense in Tarrant County

    Attorney David Sloane is recognized for his skilled defense work in DWI and marijuana cases.

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  • "Attorney David Sloane
    Was a Lifesaver!"

    We believe that there is no greater reward than the successful defense of our clients.

    Read Our Client Testimonials
  • Get Dedicated Legal Representation

    Put our experience to work for you. Contact us for honest, direct, and sincere legal counsel.

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