August 24, 2020

9 Tips to Help Avoid Getting A Ticket When Driving

Encounters with police are never anyone’s idea of a good time. We all dread the blue and red lights filling in our rear view mirror. Some of us are busy texting and get caught. Some of us are speeding because we forgot to keep an alarm. Nonetheless, we’ve all been pulled over at some point. […]

May 22, 2020

More Accidents After Daylight Savings Time

Some believe daylight savings time is not a necessary change in American lives. Well, a report from the Kansas Highway Patrol could be used to support the idea of stopping the change. Originally reported by WIBW 13, KHC says sleep deprivation can significantly impact drivers. Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper, Ben Gardner, stated, “Now in the […]

May 8, 2020

More Speeding Tickets are Being Issued

Here at Monks Law Firm, we take pride in helping motorists get out of traffic tickets they felt were wrongfully issued. Law enforcement can easily make mistakes, which is why we are here to help drivers. However, there are times when drivers deserve traffic tickets due to reckless driving. In the state of California, speeding […]

April 28, 2020

FMCSA Waives Medical Card Renewal

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has waived the renewal date for a commercial driver’s license (CDLs) and medical cards. Typically, these documents would expire on March 1, but the organization has moved the date to June 30. This change in the renewal dates comes in the light of COVID-19. This change also applies […]

April 22, 2020

CVSA Postpones Roadcheck Blitz

COVID-19 has affected people all over the planet. Truckers and the movement of freight is more important now than ever before. Essential resources such as food, water, and medical supplies need to reach their destinations faster than ever. With that said, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has postponed the annual International Roadcheck inspection blitz. The […]

March 30, 2020

CORONA VIRUS PRECAUTIONS STILL IN EFFECT

We recently sent out and displayed a notice about a change in the courts due to the Covid-19 restrictions at the moment. Since then Harris County did take more precautions for the general public. Schools had closed and restaurants had gone to only providing drive-thru and curbside pickup. All governments had advised and asked us […]

March 19, 2020

CORONAVIRUS AFFECTS OUR COURT SYSTEM

By now, everyone understands the widespread impact the corona epidemic will have on our lives for the time. As of March 17th, Houston Independent School District and over 30 others have extended their closures through April 21st. At the same time, restaurants’ dining-in and all bars and clubs have been shut down for at least […]

February 17, 2020

Get Your Interlock Device Removed Soon

Monks Law Firm knows that ignition interlock devices can be challenging to handle with the court. Without the proper understanding or support, the process seems overwhelming. Fortunately, Monks Law Firm is here to help you through the entire ordeal. As soon as you are arrested, make sure you call the right law firm to advise […]

February 10, 2020

Let’s Talk About Interlock Devices

If you have ever been arrested for a DUI or DWI, then an ignition interlock device has likely been installed in your vehicle. In these cases, it’s essential to know the process of how you receive one, why, and how to have it removed. With Monks Law Firm, you get the help you need obtaining […]

January 20, 2020

Receiving Early Termination of Probation

Under some state laws, the judge has the authority to terminate probation early when specific qualifications are met. However, a defendant doesn’t have the right to have their probation terminated early. Depending on the situation, a defendant may be required to serve the entire period, even if the defendant qualifies for early termination. A judge […]