Many complain that mug shot websites are merely a method to harass and embarrass those that have had dealings in the criminal justice system. New legislation in Texas, SB 1289, has passed and the law prohibits businesses from publishing criminal record information if the business has received notice of expunction or an order of nondisclosure. It also provides that a business is liable for up to $500 a day to be paid to the person whose information is published, and for an award to reasonable attorney’s fees. Read more on the blog of Dallas attorneys at the Nacol Law Firm PC.
New Texas law SB 555 provides for protective orders for pets or companion animals for domestic violence victims. Read more on the blog of Dallas Family Law attorney Mark Nacol of the Nacol Law Firm PC
Texas 2013 Legislative Update: Some New Texas Laws Affecting Families! Effective September 1, 2013, read about the new Texas laws on the blog of Dallas Family Law attorney Mark Nacol
Texas has become the first US state to require law enforcement to obtain a warrant when accessing peoples’ emails. Governor Rick Perry signed the bill June 14, 2013 and the bill went in to effect immediately. The State of Texas is now the safest U.S. state regarding personal conversations.