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Federal sentencing is very different than sentencing in state court. In this video, Defense Attorney Benson Varghese take a deep dive into federal sentences. Transcript Benson Varghese: One of the biggest differences between the state and federal criminal systems is how sentencing works. In the state system, at least in Texas, you have a right […]

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Can you get early release from probation in Texas? Defense Attorney Benson Varghese explains how (and when) it’s possible this video. Transcript: Benson Varghese: There are two types of community supervision in Texas, probation or deferred adjudication. In this video, we’ll talk about how to obtain early release from probation. Probation is a form of […]

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Being stopped by police can be a nerve-wracking experience. In this video, VS Defense Attorney Benson Varghese explains your rights and answers frequently asking questions. Video Transcript Benson Varghese: Here’s a challenge, ask five of your friends whether they believe Miranda warnings are required upon arrest in Texas. And if they get it wrong, be […]

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How do you select the best DWI attorney for your case? In this video, Criminal Defense Attorney Benson Varghese explains why you should ask these five question. Video Transcript: There’s an old saying that hiring a cheap criminal defense lawyer is one of the most costly mistakes you can make. I’ll add to that and […]

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How can you get a first-time assault charge dismissed in Texas? Criminal Defense Attorney Benson Varghese offers these five tips in this short video. Video Transcript: Here are five ways to have an assault charge dismissed in Texas. One of the most common questions I get from a person facing a first-time assault charge is, […]

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Happy Holidays from the law firm of Varghese Summersett! Check out our first annual office Christmas video. We hope you enjoy watching it as much as we enjoyed making it! (Don’t miss the “Misfits and Mishaps” at the end.) Varghese Summersett ‘Twas the Week Before Xmas ‘Twas the week before Christmas and all through the […]

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Do you have a warrant in Texas? In this short video, Fort Worth criminal defense attorney Benson Varghese discusses the different types of warrants and how to find out if you have one. Video Transcript: How can you find out if you have a warrant out for your arrest? A warrant is an order from […]

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In Texas, there are two ways to clear a criminal record – either through an expunction or nondisclosure. Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney Benson Varghese explains the difference between the two and what kind of cases qualify in this comprehensive video. Video Transcript: One of the biggest mistakes I see as a criminal defense attorney […]

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Possessing marijuana is still illegal in Texas. In this short video, Fort Worth criminal defense attorney Benson Varghese breaks down how to beat possession of marijuana charges in court. Video Transcript: How can you beat a possession of marijuana case? Possession of marijuana is still illegal in Texas. If you have any usable amount of […]

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The coronavirus pandemic has brought about a lot of change – including in the criminal courthouse. Cases are moving very slowly (or not at all) and there have been no criminal jury trials since March 2020. But can this downtime help your criminal case? Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney Benson Varghese explains in this video […]

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