On Jan. 12, the president of a Kansas school board was arrested on charges of drunk driving and failure to have car insurance. He was taken into custody in Wichita.
It can be nothing short of frightening for Texans to face criminal charges. Regardless of the alleged crime, an accused individual can find him or herself afraid for their future and for good reason. A criminal conviction can result in the imposition of significant penalties that can reshape an individual's life. Prison can strip years of freedom away, fines can ruin an individual's financial well-being and a mar on one's criminal record can permanently damage his or her reputation. This is why mounting the strongest criminal defense is imperative.