What Does Proof Beyond Reasonable Doubt Mean in Texas?

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 In Texas, as is the case in the rest of the United States, the government has the burden of proof in a criminal case. What this means is the State of Texas has the burden to prove a Defendant is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt to […]

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Top Questions and Answers Regarding Marijuana Possession in Collin/Dallas Counties

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 Possession of Marijuana FAQ  Here are some answers to questions I often hear regarding possession of marijuana cases here in Texas. Q:        What does possession really mean? A:        The Texas Penal Code Section 1.07(39) defines “possession” as “actual care, custody, control, or management.”  In other words, […]

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Marijuana Penalties in Dallas/Collin Counties Texas

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 Although the views of the country are changing regarding marijuana, it is still illegal to possess marijuana in Texas. I am often asked what the penalties are regarding marijuana possession are in Texas. The penalties are as follows:   Weight Classification Penalty Usable amount up to […]

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Collin County Writ Bonds

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 Need a Writ Bond?  Need an Attorney Bond? If you have a friend or a loved one that has been arrested in McKinney, Plano, Frisco, or some of the smaller municipalities in Collin County, the jail staff may have informed you that you need a writ […]

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Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Arrested in Dallas and Collin Counties

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 1) Talking Usually immediately following an arrest comes an investigation. Remember always that a person charged with a crime has the right to remain silent. Giving an investigator details about the alleged crime may ultimately hurt their case for a variety of reasons. For example, due […]

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What You Need to Know About Assault Family Violence Charges in Collin/Dallas Counties

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 What is Family Violence? Family violence as defined under the family code is “an act by a member of a family or household against another member of the family or household that is intended to result in physical harm, bodily injury, assault, or sexual assault or […]

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What You Need To Know About The Deep Lung Device/Ignition Interlock in Collin County

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 To start with, an Ignition Interlock or Deep Lung Device (DLD) is a portable machine that is installed on the vehicle to prevent the car from starting if it detects alcohol in the driver’s system. In order to start a vehicle with a DLD, the driver […]

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You Can Be Charged With Assault Even If You Are The Victim

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 An assault case can be a very tricky situation. Even if you are the victim in an assault, you can be charged as the aggressor. Here’s why: A fight of any sort is a very difficult situation for any police officer to come into because it […]

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How Social Media Can Hurt You in a Criminal Case

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 If you have a pending criminal case, or if you believe you may be under criminal investigation in Texas, you have to appreciate just how powerful social media sites like Facebook and Twitter can be on the outcome of your case (or investigation) before it even […]

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Never Agree to a Police Search -Even if you think you have nothing to hide

By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com bo@kalabuslaw.com Office: 972-562-7549 24 Hour Jail Release 214-402-4364 Whether or not you ever break the law, you should be prepared to protect yourself and your property just in case police become suspicious of you. Remember, this is one situation in life where you cannot un-ring the bell so to speak. Let’s […]

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