Category Archives: InDepth Articles

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…


TOP 10 DEFENSE MISTAKES IN FEDERAL CONSPIRACY CASES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

Tips on Defending Against Federal Conspiracy Charges by an Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer As a Texas Board Certified Criminal Lawyer, I have practiced criminal law exclusively for over twenty years in the State of Texas, where federal prosecutions are almost as commonplace as state and local charges. For example, 2 of the top 5 federal…


SYNTHETIC DRUG BUSTS: FEDERAL ARRESTS FOR FAKE POT AND DESIGNER DRUGS THAT ARE LEGAL UNDER STATE LAW

Did You Know That Synthetic Drugs are Illegal Under Federal Law – No Matter How Legal They’re Promised to Be? Synthetic marijuana, synthetic drugs, designer drugs — maybe you recognize them with names like Spice, K2, “herbal incense,” “bath salts,” Molly, or Scooby Snax.  They have never been more popular than they are today here…


NOT A U.S. CITIZEN AND ARRESTED IN DALLAS COUNTY? HOW TO GET BONDED OUT EVEN WITH I.C.E. HOLD OR IMMIGRATION BOND

If you are not a United States citizen and you are arrested in the State of Texas, then things are already looking up if you’ve been arrested in Dallas County. Why? Because the Dallas County Jail has a new program operated in conjunction with the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office and Homeland Security’s Immigration and…


PROTECTING THE PRIVACY OF CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER – CLIENT COMMUNICATIONS

How Can Criminal Lawyers and Their Clients Protect Their Attorney-Client Communications From Snooping And Hacking? Lawyers, especially criminal defense attorneys, are very careful to protect their communications with clients and potential clients; however, in the past few years technological advancements have made it particularly difficult for both lawyers and clients to insure that their privileged…


JAIL RELEASE AND MAKING BOND IN DALLAS: WHY HIRE A DALLAS BAIL BOND ATTORNEY INSTEAD OF A BAIL BONDSMAN BONDING COMPANY?

As a Board Certified Criminal Defense attorney practicing throughout the State of Texas, I’ve seen countless situations where the only way someone can get out of jail after being arrested is through posting a bond in the county of arrest. Jail release can be fast – once bond is posted. Here in Dallas, as a…


FAMILY VIOLENCE AND ASSAULT OFFENSES: LEGAL PROCEDURE GUIDE

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions of a Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer on Domestic Violence  I am routinely asked to provide answers to questions on so called Family Violence cases. Somebody called the police and you got arrested. You may or may not have given a statement to police officer. You may or may not have…