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Deadly Force Against Animals in Texas

The State of Texas does not have a general self-defense, use of force, or defense of others statute pertaining to animals. However, Texas does have statutes governing conduct against specific “dangerous wild animals” and justifications for protection of domestic animals, crops, and/or livestock. But, Texas does not have an explicit statute that justifies the use of force and/or deadly force …

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Texas Estate Planning and Firearms – Part One

Transcript: Hi, Internet land. Welcome to another episode of Protect Your Ass(ets). I’m attorney Jean Fair with the law office of Fair and Fair PLLC in the great state of Texas. Today, I’m kicking off a short series of videos dealing with the particular challenges involved in handling firearms in an estate planning and probate context. In this video, I’ll …

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Self-Defense Shooting: What to Do After Pulling the Trigger

Best Case Scenario – The police believe your story, send the case to the district attorney, and the district attorney’s office declines to prosecute the case.  Furthermore, the perpetrator’s family does not pursue civil action against you. Worst Case Scenario – The police don’t believe your story, you say things to the police while in custody that work against your claim of …

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Texas Campus Carry: An Overview of the History and Current Statutes

Despite particularly heavy debate surrounding the issue, the permitting of handgun license holders to carry handguns on college campuses, or Texas campus carry, introduced in Senate Bill 11, remains one of the least understood aspects of the new laws regarding handgun licensing and carrying a handgun. The Law Prior to Texas Campus Carry Until August 1, 2016, when the Texas …