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Another Case Dismissed – Lack of Reasonable Suspicion for the Stop and Insufficient Evidence of DWI

This week we were glad to see another one of our clients' cases dismissed Our client (I will call her Maria) was arrested a few months ago by the Jersey Village Police Department Maria was coming home from a party and tried to take a shortcut through a parking lot that, according to police, was in an area known for drugs and prostitution  The police, who were monitoring the area, saw Maria trying to take the...

Defending an Intoxication Assault Case

Defending an Intoxication Assault case requires a skillful DWI attorney and an experienced accident reconstructionist working hard to fight for your freedom  Intoxication Assault is found in section 4907 of the Texas Penal Code and is a third degree felony (2-10 years in prison)  In order for the Government to convict  a person of intoxicated assault, it must prove: 1) the Defendant was...

Harris County Pre-Trial Intervention Program Process

If you are arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Harris County, Texas and are interested in the District Attorney's Office Pre-Trial Intervention Program, the following will happen: 1 The District Attorney's Office will evaluate your case  This means that if the District Attorney's Office finds that you are legally entitled to be in this country and that you have no prior convictions, you may be...

Is the Harris County DWI Pre-Trial Intervention Program right for you?

If you have questions about the Harris County DWI Pre-Trial Intervention Program, we certainly have answers The Pre-Trial Intervention Program is designed for first-time offenders  Individuals who are charged with Driving While Intoxicated and have no prior convictions may be eligible for this program The Pre-Trial Intervention Program is a form of probation, lasting from a period of 1 year to 2...

Vale la pena traficar drogas?

De acuerdo con el periódico, The Houston Chronicle, arrestaron a dos mexicanos en Nuevo México el día del lunes, 21 de diciembre, debido al tráfico de drogas  Jorge Sánchez y Felipe de Jesús Herrera-Gandara son acusados de transladar droga desde el oeste de Texas a Nuevo Mexico  Despues de una confesión por parte de Jorge Sánchez, los agentes lograron confiscar 5 onzas de cocaina, cuyo valor es...

Sheriff’s Office fails to Protect and Serve

According to the Houston Chronicle, friends and family of Oliver "Bubba" Bills, Jr continuously called the San Jacinto Sheriff's Office for help on Saturday, November 9, 2010  Seven hours later, a squad car was dispatched to the Bills' home, only to find Mr Bills, his mother, his girlfriend, and her 4 year old daughter dead  The Sheriff's Office advised that only four squad cars were available on Saturday,...

Former Katy Teacher Indicted for Possession and Promotion of Child Pornography

Yesterday, the Houston Chronicle posted an article about a former Katy elementary school teacher, Stephen Sudduth, who was indicted for possession and promotion of child pornography  According to this article, Sudduth had 57,000 images of child pornography and 1,000 videos of sex involving young children on his computer According to the Texas Penal Code, possession of child pornography occurs when a...

Arrestado e Ilegal: ¿Puede salir bajo fianza?

Desafortunadamente, si usted ha sido arrestado debido a un caso criminal y aparte no tiene estatus para estar en los Estados Unidos, le va ser dificil salir bajo fianza En la mayoría de los casos, los detenidos tienen la opción de salir bajo fianza  Sin embargo, en ciertos casos, algunos detenidos no pueden salir de la carcel bajo fianza  Esto puede suceder si el detenido no tiene permiso de estar en...

“Not Guilty” Grant Scheiner Wins Prostitution Case

Our criminal defense law firm won an acquittal today in a Prostitution case The jury was out 25 minutes before returning with a verdict of not guilty Our client was a former employee of the Green Haven Spa in Houston She was accused of offering sex to an undercover police officer in exchange for a fee In Texas, Prostitution is usually a Class "B" misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of up to $2,00000, up to six...

Bellaire Police Officer Jeffrey Cotton Charged

The New York Times reports that local police officer Jeffrey Cotton has been charged in the shooting of Robert Tolan  This story has made nationwide news and has even been the subject of an episode of Real Sports by Bryant Gumbel Jeffrey Cotton has an arraignment setting in the 232nd District Court of Harris County, Texas  Cotton was indicted on April 6, 2008 for Aggravated Assault by a Public Servant  ...