How does sentencing in federal cases work?
Federal sentencing is probably the least intuitive process for any lawyer, let alone a non-lawyer, to contemplate. If you watch a typical criminal sentence on a television show or even listen to the news, you... Read More
What should you do if a detective wants a statement from you?
If a detective wants a statement from you, it may be in your best interest to immediately contact an attorney. Attorney Benson Varghese explains why. When a detective contacts you, it is generally because he... Read More
What is a Repeat Offender under Texas criminal law?
Criminal defense attorney Anna Summersett, a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist, discusses the "Repeat Offender" enhancement under Texas law in this short video. Repeat Offender Texas A repeat offender notice is one of those circumstances... Read More
What is a Habitual Offender under Texas Criminal Law?
Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney Anna Summersett explains the Habitual Offender enhancement for criminal cases in Texas and the effect on the punishment range. A habitual offender, similar to a repeat offender, does require that... Read More
First Time Offenses: What Happens the First Time You are Arrested?
First Time Offenses Benson Varghese discusses his approach to cases where the person charged has never been arrested or convicted of an offense before. When a first-time offender contacts us or when their parent contacts... Read More
Should you take a polygraph?
Should you take a polygraph? Partner Christy Jack discusses a few things to keep in mind before making that decision. “Any kind of investigative tool that we engage in as a defense attorney is protected... Read More
When Can You Get Criminal Nondisclosures in Texas?
When are criminal nondisclosures in Texas allowed? Attorney Benson Varghese answers this question in this short video. Video Transcript: Criminal nondisclosures in Texas are allowed under certain circumstances. That is generally when an offense that... Read More