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Castle Doctrine: Self Defense in Texas
In this video, Fort Worth Criminal Defense Lawyer Benson Varghese breaks down the Castle Doctrine and explains when self defense in Texas is justified. Video Transcript: This is Texas and we love our guns in... Read More
What can I expect when going to criminal court?
In this video, Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney Benson Varghese explains what you can expect when going to criminal court in Tarrant County. Video Transcript What happens at my first court setting? The first formal... Read More
Video: How does sentencing in federal cases work?
In this video, Attorney Benson Varghese discusses sentencing in federal cases. Video Transcript: How does sentencing work in a federal case? It may come as a surprise to most people that federal sentencing always comes... 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