October 10, 2019

Don’t Lose Your License To An Accident

When you’re involved in an accident, you can come out of it feeling dizzy and disoriented. While the experience can be harrowing, the worst may be yet to come. If the accident is severe enough, or you’re frequently in them, your license can be under threat of suspension. Monks Law Firm is here to help […]

September 27, 2019

Monks Law Firm Aids in Repeal of DRP

With the repeal of the Driving Responsibility Program (DRP) comes relief along with new issues. For instance, Texans who were unable to receive their license when the law was in effect fall in certain categories. According to legislation, drivers whose fees solely stem from DRP are immediately eligible to be reinstated. However, Texans who faced […]

September 13, 2019

End of the DRP Reign

If you aren’t aware of the Driver Responsibility Program (DRP), here is a quick briefing. This program prevented more than one million Texans from reclaiming or keeping their driver’s license. If a citizen committed a driving offense, they’d not only have to pay traffic tickets but annual fees. These annual fees ranged from one-hundred dollars […]

August 17, 2019

Houston Officials Agree To Implement New Bail System

In a landmark agreement between Houston’s Harris County Commissioners, a new bail system is finally ready to implement. In a settlement in which a federal judge deemed the current Texas bail system to be unconstitutional, there has been a new design that has brought new revolutionary standards to the Texas legal system. We will elaborate […]

August 7, 2019

Laws for Marijuana Cases in Texas

There have been a lot of changes in the legislation regarding marijuana over the years. Perception towards the plant has been dramatically shifted and for some states, that means making it legal. For others, they remain in adamant dissent. For Texas, there’s not as much certainty. In fact, after a new law was formally passed, […]

July 19, 2019

Court Costs Are Getting More Expensive

A recent House Bill eliminated the surcharges that kept over half a million Texas drivers off the road (or at least, without a license). But, as if to say, “I’ve got some good news and some bad news,” court costs will also increase dramatically. The cost for traffic court cases is going up by $50 […]

July 13, 2019

Massive Recall on DWI Test Tubes

In recent news, we have learned that more than 10,000 DWI cases are now in question, due to a recall of the testing devices used to collect and preserve blood evidence in these cases. This is a hugely unfortunate incident, but the discovery seems to come right on time. Just last month, we discussed the […]

June 12, 2019

Traffic Laws Are Constantly Changing!

There have been a lot of alterations to the legislation for traffic laws recently. Keeping track of them may be difficult. Especially if you are busy all day and not constantly checking the new revisions and amendments. In order to keep your protected, information is highly valuable. That’s why we want to provide our readers […]

June 11, 2019

New Legislation Places A Ban On Red Light Cameras

On the afternoon of the first day in June, there were changes made to legislation on a controversial topic. Red light cameras have been an intriguing topic for lawmakers since their origin. They have been brought onto the streets, ridiculed, lauded. Overall, they have caused huge changes to driving in Texas. Not all of them […]

May 17, 2019

Misdemeanor or Felony Assault Charge? Know The Difference

Assault might seem like a self-explanatory charge, but as in the case with other charges, there are levels to each offense. Assault can be considered either a misdemeanor or an assault, depending on the context in which the assault occurred. Furthermore, a person can be charged with one of three classes (for misdemeanors) or degrees […]