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Frank has been named one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Texas by the National Trial Lawyers.

Frank Jackson was voted a Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers.

January 2017 Archives

Texas cracking down on teachers who have relationships with kids

Texas is looking into creating harsher penalties for teachers who participate in sexual relationships with students, according to a report from Jan. 26. The news reports that this determination was made after a teacher in Dallas was alleged to have slept with a student she was teaching in middle school.

You can defend yourself against a misdemeanor DUI

A DUI is an umbrella charge that includes drinking and driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while taking illegal drugs and getting behind the wheel while under the influence of prescription medications that affect your ability to drive safely. While drugs are not as easy to quantify, those who drive under the influence of alcohol and have a blood alcohol concentration of .08 or higher can be immediately charged with a DUI.

Accused of using ransomware? Here's why it's a bad situation

If you're accused of using ransomware against a company or agency, it's important that you understand what exactly is being implied. Ransomware is malicious software, or malware, that locks or encrypts digital files. Those who use this kind of program use it to ask for a ransom for the important information.

Decriminalization of marijuana may be in the future for Texas

Marijuana is being decriminalized in many places, and it may soon be in Texas. For example, in Harris County, those who are caught with less than two ounces of marijuana in their possession on a first offense will be summoned to court instead of arrested. They may then be given pre-trial diversion program access, which helps prevent them from getting a conviction.

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