Criminal Defense

    • Can Felons Own Guns In Georgia?

      Georgia law prohibits convicted felons and mentally ill people from owning firearms. However, there are ways felons can own guns. The restrictions are set out under Georgia law. You may not own a gun if you are a convicted felon or are convicted of an offense arising out of possession, manufacture, or use of a controlled substance.

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    • What Are Your Miranda Rights During an Arrest?

      You may be aware of Miranda Rights from cop shows on the TV. Suspects in cases have a right to be warned by police that what they say can be used against them as evidence. However, few people are aware of the history of Miranda rights. The Miranda warning stems from a landmark case in 1966. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Miranda v.

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  • Man Who Committed Armed Robbery in Newnan is Jailed for 282 Years

    … sends a clear message to other offenders that federal prosecutors will use all of their power and resources to combat violent crime. If you have been charged with a violent crime you should hire an experienced Georgia criminal defense lawyer. Call the Law Offices of Michael West at (404) 913-1529. The post Man Who Committed Armed Robbery in Newnan is Jailed for 282 Years appeared first on Law Office of Michael West. …

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  • What Happens If I Use a Fake ID to Purchase Alcohol in Texas?

    … While some people consider using a fake ID to get into a bar or purchase alcohol a “rite of passage,” it is still a crime under Texas law. Attempting to circumvent underage drinking laws by pretending to be over the age of 21 is not just dumb–it can lead to serious criminal charges that can […] The post What Happens If I Use a Fake ID to Purchase Alcohol in Texas? appeared first on The Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates. …

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  • Failing to Disclose Criminal History to the Board of Nursing

    … full compliance with the order, the nurse in question would have all encumbrances removed from her license to practice nursing in the state of Texas. This particular nurse waived representation by counsel. If you’ve been charged with a criminal offense schedule a free consultation with my office to discuss your case and your rights under Texas Law. The post Failing to Disclose Criminal History to the Board of Nursing appeared first on Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer. …

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  • A Client’s Moral Courage

    … dismissed that case. Did I do my job? Yes. Did I work hard? Sure. Would all that have resulted in a dismissal without my client’s moral courage? No. The post A Client’s Moral Courage appeared first on Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer. …

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  • Right to Trial by Combat | Bad Idea

    … proceedings while publically disparaging the judge assigned to the case, Florida Bar and Florida Supreme Court just to name a few; Former Attorney Sentenced to Life in Prison – This attorney handled high profile and complex criminal cases. He was also a former federal prosecutor. He was convicted of conspiracy to murder a witness and other federal…

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  • Criminal Defense Procedures

    …, legal representation is crucial. One of the first steps in a criminal case is that of an arraignment that is essentially an appearance in court. If the defendant has appointed their own attorney, the attorney will be present in court for the arraignment as well. If the defendant has not appointed an attorney yet or cannot afford one, the government…

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  • Criminal Defense Procedures

    … Disclaimer: This article is not intended as legal advice and does not reflect the opinions of the Law Office of James Alston. For any person who has been arrested and accused of committing a crime, it is paramount to hire a criminal defense attorney who can guarantee that throughout the legal proceedings, the person’s rights are protected under…

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  • How To Calculate SWAP Time In Travis County Texas

    … to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism, or the “USA Patriot” act. The original name was wordy, the words were picked out just to spell out “USA Patriot,” and real American patriots don’t even favor the damned act because in practice it forfeits a lot of freedom for an unknown amount of security. If you have more questions regarding SWAP time or are facing criminal charges contact me for a free consultation. The post How To Calculate SWAP Time In Travis County Texas appeared first on Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer. …

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  • A Choking Allegation Can Complicate Family Violence Cases

    … to provide victims with the help they need. This obviously can affect the preconceived notions of members of a jury panel. This is all the more reason to protect your rights by consulting an experienced criminal defense attorney, should you ever find yourself facing a charge involving family violence. For a better understanding of Texas criminal law…

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  • Civil Rights Violations in Ferguson and Austin

    … A Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery was arrested August 13, 2014 for “trespassing” in a McDonald’s. Watch the video provided by the Washington Post. This isn’t just any McDonald’s. No, this particular McDonald’s is where reporters who cover the Ferguson, Missouri shooting of a young African American man commonly gather. Mr. Lowery’s…

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  • How Bad Is It? What Makes a DWI a Felony in Texas?

    … of these charges? While it is impossible to go back in time and act differently, it is important to realize that any driver is innocent until proven guilty. In my view, that is why retaining competent and qualified legal help is essential in assuring that your rights are protected. An attorney can help you fight charges, minimize damages…

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