Williamson County issues “Stay Home Stay Safe” Order

By Steve Hesse / March 25, 2020 /

March 25, 2020 Stay Home Stay Safe Williamson County, TEXAS   We are now subject to a countywide order to restrict our movements and prevent contact with others in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Williamson County is one of a number of Texas Counties to issue a “Stay Home Stay Safe”…

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Henry Lee Lucas: Confession Killer

By Steve Hesse / February 27, 2020 /

The old Williamson County Jail is visible through the window in my law office. The old jail is the location at the heart of the Netflix documentary series, “The Confession Killer.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWPbC9Fp-yk I’ve been practicing law in Georgetown, the county seat of Williamson County, since 2002. The series revealed a twisted chapter of history in…

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Greg Kelly’s Wrongful Conviction

By Steve Hesse / December 13, 2019 /

On November 27, 2019, in Williamson County, Texas, Greg Kelley was declared to be innocent of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child. He had been wrongfully convicted by a Williamson County Jury in 2014 for that heinous crime and had been sentenced to 25 years in prison without a possibility of parole. Where is the…

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Texas Legalizes Hemp

By Steve Hesse / July 23, 2019 /

Texas passed a law legalizing hemp on June 10, 2019. Texas DPS crime labs currently lack the ability to distinguish between hemp and marijuana. The difference between the two is the amount of THC present. Some prosecutors have announced that they will no longer prosecute misdemeanor marijuana cases. A competent prosecutor will not indict a…

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