Category Archives: InDepth Articles

My Tip No. 8: Beware the Slow Plea in Criminal Defense of Felony Drug Manufacture or Distribution Cases

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Hiring a Bail Bonds Company Can Be a Waste of Time and Money


WHY DENNIS HASTERT WILL PLEAD GUILTY AND MAY GET PROBATION

I have been following the Dennis Hastert case carefully.  I know a lot about the so called “structuring” violation and the 18 USC 1001 violations, since I’ve defended these cases many times in Federal Court.   Based on my reading of the indictment and the other facts which have become known to the public about…


TOP 10 MISTAKES IN SEXUAL ASSAULT AND INDECENCY WITH A CHILD CASES

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Top 10 List of Mistakes Made in Sexual Assault and Indecency With a Child Cases 1. Can You Get Probation? This may seem like an obvious question but it’s not. It seems like every legislative session our representatives pass a law taking probation or community supervision off the table on more…


TOP 7 TEXAS BAIL BONDS TRAPS: DON’T GET CAUGHT IN ONE OF THEM!

Texas Bail Bonds Lawyer Warns About Traps in Texas Bail Bonds System When you are arrested in the State of Texas, your freedom will be taken from you by law enforcement as you are arrested and physically taken and enter the criminal justice system. Whether and when you are free to join your loved ones…


TOP 10 MISTAKES DEFENDING TEXAS FAMILY VIOLENCE CASES

Texas Family Violence Defendants: Ten Mistakes in Defending Family Violence Charges As a Texas Board Certified Criminal Defense lawyer who has practiced criminal law in Dallas for over two decades, I have seen all sorts of errors committed both by prosecutors and defense counsel in family violence cases. However, some mistakes seem to happen with…


TOP 10 THINGS TO KNOW WHEN DEFENDING TEXAS CHARGES OF MANUFACTURE OR DELIVERY OF AN ILLEGAL SUBSTANCE

Charged With Manufacture or Delivery of an Illegal Substance? 10 Things Defendants Need to Know As a Texas Board Certified Criminal Defense lawyer who has defended individuals facing drug crime charges throughout the State of Texas for over 20 years, I have come to believe that both criminal lawyers and their clients would be better…


TEXAS SEX OFFENDER DEREGISTRATION SYNOPSIS: OVERVIEW AND STEPS FOR NAME REMOVAL

How and why sex offenders can deregister and legally remove their names from the Texas sex offender registry Texas law not only requires defendants convicted of certain sex crimes to register with the government as a sex offender; as of 2005, the Texas Legislature has also provided a procedure for individuals to have their names…


PRE-ARREST CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS

Pre-Arrest Texas Criminal Investigations: Police Investigations, Federal Investigations before Arrest As a Texas Board Certified Criminal Lawyer, I have experienced first-hand the lengths to which criminal investigators, law enforcement agencies, and police officers can go to try and find enough documents, paperwork, and witness statements to attempt and put together enough evidence to arrest or…


TEXAS DWI DEFENSES TO B.A.C. BLOOD TEST RESULTS (MAY WORK FOR OTHER STATE DRUNK DRIVING DEFENSES, TOO)

Criminal defense challenges to BAC blood test results in Drunk Driving prosecutions If you have been arrested or charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) in the State of Texas, and your blood test result comes back at 0.08 g/dL or higher blood alcohol content (”BAC”) , then what’s left for your defense? Once you’ve had…