Texas Laws

Texas Statutes of Limitations

All legal proceedings face restrictions – a statute of limitations – on how long after the incident a claim or prosecution may occur. In Texas, the law divides these limitations into two categories, civil and criminal. Here is what you need to know about a statute of limitations and what kinds of limitations the state… read more

What Is Texas’ Open Container Law In Cars?

You most likely know that it is illegal to drive while intoxicated in the State of Texas. “Intoxication” legally occurs when the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of the driver is at or above 0.08%. Did you know that you could get in trouble for containers of alcohol being in the cab of your vehicle… read more

What Is Texas’ Dram Shop Law?

When injured individuals file personal injury claims, they sometimes face multiple defendants. Several parties may have contributed to an injured plaintiff’s damages, and, therefore, the plaintiff has several potential avenues for compensation. Texas’ dram shop laws exist to protect individuals who suffer injuries and other damages from intoxicated individuals. Not only can an injured plaintiff… read more

What You Need to Know About Sloth Ownership in Texas

Exotic pet ownership is becoming a popular trend here in Texas. If you are looking to go beyond the everyday dog or cat, your options abound: sugar gliders, exotic birds, and even tigers are options here in the Lone Star State. Is it legal to own exotic animals like sloths and bears in our state?… read more

Texas Stock Laws: What You Need to Know in the Event of an Accident

Every year, hundreds of Americans are injured in car accidents. While most car accidents involve crashes with other motor vehicles, there is a surprising number of accidents that involve animals, especially in Texas. Roughly 253,000 animal-involved accidents happen annually. A collision involving an animal can cause extensive damage to the car, severe injuries to the… read more