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Criminal Defense Law Lawyers In Walburg Texas

Walburg, originally called Concordia, is an unincorporated area located at the crossroads of Farm to Market Road 972 (FM 972) and Farm to Market Road 1105 (FM 1105) in Williamson County, Texas, United States, thirty-three miles northeast of Austin. Walburg is a German American settlement. With its heritage of buildings from the late 1890's, Walburg is a popular site for films, including Michael and Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Walburg also hosted filming for the motion picture Stars Over Henrietta. Walburg is known for being a German farming community and has two Lutheran churches, one an LCMS congregation and one ELCA congregation. Zion Lutheran sits on a hill overlooking the community and hosts an Annual Wurstbraten which attracts and serves several thousand each year. St. Peter Lutheran is the other Lutheran Church in the immediate vicinity of Walburg. Walburg also hosts several notable businesses and previously had its own bank. Walburg State Bank, as it was once known, survived independently even through several national banking collapses. It was sold in the early to mid-1990's and closed its Walburg location. The former bank now houses another financial services organization, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Other noteworthy businesses include the Mickan Motor Company formerly owned by Raymond and Ethel Mickan and now owned by one of their sons, Danny Mickan. Mickan Motor is now the only gas station, or convenience store, with a mechanic, located in Walburg. They can be found online at http://www. mickanmotor. com/ Walburg is home to two restaurants and both feature live music venues which can be heard through the hills and pastures surrounding Walburg on weekend evenings. The Walburg Restaurant, http://www. walburgrestaurant. com/, is a world-famous German restaurant owned and managed by Ron Tippelt who immigrated from Germany to the United States and later opened the restaurant. The Walburg Restaurant maintains a German atmosphere including an assortment of German beer, German cuisine and German music featuring The Walburg Boys in which Ron Tippelt performs as well. The second restaurant, Dale's Essenhaus, http://www. dales-essenhaus. com/, serves a variety of food, including both American and German, as well as beer. It also features an indoor facility for receptions and private events.

What is criminal defense law?

In a criminal case, the state, through a prosecutor, initiates the suit, while in a civil case the victim brings the suit. Persons convicted of a crime may be incarcerated, fined, or both. Criminal defense attorneys represent clients who have been accused of committing a crime, and defend their rights at each stage of a misdemeanor or felony case -- from an arrest to an appeal after conviction. Criminal defense attorneys may be hired privately or provided by the government (called "public defenders").

Answers to criminal defense law issues in Texas

The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution says that you have a right to be free of unreasonable police searches and...

The general criteria for making an arrest is what is referred to as probable cause. Probable cause arises when there...

There are two different types of warrants that may be issued:

  • arrest warrants - an order issued by a...

The Miranda decision relates specifically to the rights of a criminal suspect after he has been detained by the...

Bail is typically set by a magistrate or a judge who considers the seriousness of the offense and the likelihood of...

Early in the course of a criminal proceeding, the defendant will be brought into court and the charges brought...

At any point during this process the defendant may plead guilty to the charge leveled against him or her. Likewise,...

Criminal offenses can be divided into two general categories:

  • ¬≠felonies -- a crime for which a person...

The distinguishing feature of criminal law is the element of punishment. The purpose of criminal law is to punish...

There are several defenses that can be raised in a criminal case. The defenses listed here are a sampling of those...

Federal court opinions concerning criminal defense law in Texas