Perjury

  • Degrees of Felonies and the Consequences

    … felonies are divided into five classes. The Texas legislature determines what distinguishes a crime from a felony. Criminal law is continually amended in Texas. New crimes are added, deleted, or changed. What is now a misdemeanor may be considered a felony charge in the future by the state. Contact The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp today, if you…

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  • You Have the Right to Remain Silent

    … it are either guilty of crime or commit perjury in claiming the privilege.” Ullmann v. United States, 350 U.S. 422, 426(1956). “The Fifth Amendment’s basic function[s] … is to protect innocent men … who otherwise might be ensnared by ambiguous circumstances. ” See Ohio v. Reiner, 532 U.S. 17, 20(2001). You Have the right to remain silent. Use it. Refuse…

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  • Law Firm Responsible for Ponzi Scheme Losses

    … Involvement Although Stanford’s bank was licensed by Antigua, the investors claim the company was being run from Houston, Texas. They also claim that Chadbourne & Parke should have known the company was “operating an unlicensed, unregulated mutual or hedge fund directly in and from the United States.” The investors say the firm had to know what…

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  • Texas Perjury Laws and Penalties

    … Texas Perjury Laws and Penalties Posted by Matthew Sharp under Criminal Law May 25, 2016 Perjury Laws in Texas When someone is called to testify in a court of law, they are asked to swear to tell the complete truth. They are asked to take an oath regarding their honesty while they are delivering testimony during a trial. When a person takes…

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  • Tips for Tax Deadline Day

    … from Great American Cookies Get one free small sandwich with a purchase of a 32-ounce drink and a bag of chips from Schlotzky’s Deli today. From 6:00 a.m. to Midnight today, Krystal’s is offering discounted hamburgers and cheeseburgers Single cheeseburgers are half-price at Sonic Do you owe taxes that you cannot pay this year? If so, remember…

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  • The Good Soldier Defense – Three Things You Need To Know

    … appropriation, robbery, forgery, making checks with insufficient funds, sodomy, arson, extortion, burglary, housebreaking, perjury, and frauds against the United States. Call Gagne, Scherer & Associates, LLC today to schedule a consultation with a civilian military criminal defense lawyer. Any military charge is extremely serious. Military…

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  • What is an “Affidavit of Service” in a Debt Collection Case?

    … the summons and complaint describing how, when and upon whom the summons and complaint were served. The statement is a sworn statement meaning that it subject to the penalties of perjury. The person who serves the papers is usually a professional and licensed “process server” who was hired by the debt collector’s lawyers to serve the papers…

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  • Should I Tell My Lawyer the Whole Truth?

    … facts under oath, a lawyer is bound to report this behavior. This is because a lawyer is ethically prevented from allowing their defendant to commit perjury under oath. This is an important distinction. A lawyer is not allowed to present false information or allow a defendant to commit perjury but they can present facts that bolster up their version…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 33 readers -
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