Denton Minor in Consumption of Alcohol

Denton Minor in Consumption of Alcohol

Minor in consumption of alcohol means that a minor, a person under the age of 21, was given a citation or minor in consumption ticket for consuming an alcoholic beverage. A charge of minor in consumption is a class “C” misdemeanor under Texas law, which is a serious...
What is a DWI Checkpoint?

What is a DWI Checkpoint?

          With summer holidays returning, Denton Texas drivers will likely notice DWI/DUI checkpoints along Texas roads and highways. DWI checkpoints are roadblocks operated by law enforcement to check the sobriety of every driver who passes through the checkpoint....
Juvenile Law

Juvenile Law

In Texas, Juvenile Law applies to children ages ten to sixteen charged by the authorities with wrongdoing.  NOTE:  A person is an adult for purposes of criminal prosecution at the age of seventeen in Texas.  Juvenile Law in Texas covers traditional crimes such as drug...
Identity Theft Crime: Credit Card Abuse

Identity Theft Crime: Credit Card Abuse

Identity Theft Crime: Credit Card Abuse What are Identity Theft Crimes? The three most common Identity Theft Crimes are Credit Card Abuse, Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information and Forgery.  Identity Theft occurs when a victim’s identifying...
Expungement

Expungement

• What is an Expungement? An Expungement or, Expunction under Texas law, is a legal action that will completely clear the record of a criminal offense. Most people refer to this action as an Expungement so I will use that terminology here. When an Expungement is...
Best of Denton County Juvenile Defense

Best of Denton County Juvenile Defense

We here at the Peugh Law Firm are pleased to announce that our attorney, Dan Peugh, has been nominated for Best of Denton County in the Legal Services Category.  This year he has been nominated specifically for his work in Juvenile Defense.  Dan has been nominated and...
Defending a DWI Charge

Defending a DWI Charge

When you look at all the things that have to be done when defending a DWI charge, it is mind boggling that a first offense is only a Class B Misdemeanor.  That is only one step above a fine only ticket.  Still, from the time you walk out of jail on bond...