George Roland | Denton Criminal Defense Lawyer

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What Happens After Arrest

Being arrested can be an anxiety-inducing, scary event, regardless of what the arrest was for. When a person has no prior criminal history, the anxiety and stress that accompany being arrested can continue well after bonding out of jail because of a lack of familiarity with what happens next. So,

CBD & Denton Police Department

Lest anyone doubt that CBD (and CBD oil) contains THC (and is thus illegal), the above is from an affidavit of probable cause for an arrest from May 2019. Clearly, the police recognize CBD (and CBD oil) contain THC. Be careful!

CBD Oil In Texas: Clear Answers to Mass Confusion

There has been, and is, much confusion in Texas about cannabidiol (CBD) oil. Below, answers to some commonly asked questions about CBD oil and Texas. Is CBD oil legal to possess and consume in Texas? Not for most Texans. I suspect most people assume CBD oil is legal because it

Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student (Part 1)

The Denton Record Chronicle reported on February 28, 2019, that a female teacher with Denton ISD had been arrested for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old male student. The teacher was arrested for violating Texas Penal Code section 21.12 which makes is a Second-Degree Felony for “an employee of

Practical Advice for Probation Revocation Cases

When a person is on community supervision (probation), and the State wants the person to be kicked off of probation, the State is required to file a motion asking the Court to remove the person from probation and sentence the person to jail or prison time. For the difference between

When Police Know Where Your Cellphone Is

Q: Can police obtain the records of your cellphone location without a warrant to determine where you have been in the past weeks, months, etc. (or likely where you are currently, based on past locations)?   A: No, police are required to obtain a warrant. However, some extreme emergency situations—bomb


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