What to Do If Your Child Was Caught Shoplifting

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You’ve received a call you never thought you would—your child has been caught shoplifting. Now, you might feel angry, confused, frustrated and disappointed. It’s also normal to worry about the next steps your child might face with the legal system. Let us give you some peace of mind during th...

Is graffiti a minor charge?

The ongoing debate over whether graffiti should be considered art has not made any strides in making the act any less illegal. According to Texas law, defacing a property owner's land without their permission is a crime. Many people believe that these charges are minor. However, that's not always t...

Young people are arrested more than older adults

A new study from the RAND Corporation shows that young adults under the age of 26 are far more likely to be arrested than people in older generations. These alarming arrest rates are accompanied by lower rates of employment, lower income and less of a chance of being married. These findings come fro...