George Roland | Denton Criminal Defense Lawyer

Award Winning Denton Criminal Defense


The “Time-Served” Pot Trap – all that glitters isn’t gold

Often, the Government will make an offer of “time-served” to take care of the Accused’s possession of marijuana charge. Put simply, when the Government does this, it is offering to call it even, so to speak—the Accused has already spent some time in jail for the offense, and the Government

Shame On the State, part I

“What is a cop when he is not wearing his uniform?”   “Naked.”   If you have heard this, chances are, you have either reported for jury duty in Denton County, or practice law in Denton County. The State routinely makes use of this in its voir dire routine. A

Why Plea Bargains (Don’t) Work

If the Government is bad at plea offers the justice system breaks down.   There are far too many cases on a given docket in a county or district court in most cities for the Government to try every single case. As such, disposing of some cases by plea offers

Texas Gun Laws Q&A

Q: Can I buy a guns/ammo/gun accessories in another state if I am a resident of Texas?   A: Texas Penal Code s46.07 permits that “a resident of this state [Texas, of course] may, if not otherwise precluded by law, purchase firearms, ammunition, reloading components, or firearm accessories in another


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