Implications of Arrest and Conviction

Being accused of a crime can make it difficult to simply maintain your day-to-day life and a criminal conviction can have even more serious, long-lasting implications. Depending on the nature of your conviction, you may face difficulty finding employment or the threat of termination by your current employer. Juveniles with criminal records may have trouble gaining admittance into college, as well as securing scholarships, grants, and student loans. Certain convictions may result in a loss of additional privileges, such as obtaining a driver’s license or a firearm license in the state of Texas. These are just a few examples and additional repercussions may apply if you are convicted. While being accused of a crime can impose difficulties on your day-to-day life, a conviction will result in even more serious, long-lasting implications.

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