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 [...]

By |2018-09-20T01:55:37+05:00September 20th, 2018|Criminal Law, Firearm Law|0 Comments

Texas Ladybird Deeds and Property Descriptions

https://youtu.be/kTgyOdOJmw0 Transcript: Hi, I'm Jean Fair with the Fair Law Group. And, today, I'll be talking about one of the major perils of using online forms for your legal documents: the legal property description. If you've done any amount of research on the Texas ladybird deed or other means of transferring real property, you've [...]

By |2019-06-05T03:34:03+05:00September 9th, 2018|Estate Planning|0 Comments

Texas Estate Planning and Firearms – Part One

https://youtu.be/lYzoBbb-9WE 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 [...]

By |2018-09-06T07:37:37+05:00September 6th, 2018|Estate Planning, Firearm Law|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2017-02-28T21:28:32+05:00February 28th, 2017|Texas Campus Carry, Texas Open Carry|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2016-01-22T21:16:06+05:00January 22nd, 2016|Texas Campus Carry|0 Comments

Understanding Texas Handgun Signs

Texas Open Carry, or the right of an individual with a properly issued license to carry a handgun in plain view in public places, so long as it is carried in a shoulder or belt holster (see Texas Penal Code § 46.035), took effect January 1, 2016. Under current Texas law, a License to Carry [...]

By |2016-01-04T21:10:16+05:00January 4th, 2016|Firearm Law, Texas Open Carry|0 Comments