Blog Posts in August, 2015

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  • Getting Out of Jail on Bail After an Arrest
    Getting Out of Jail on Bail After an Arrest

    If you have been arrested and put in jail, your first thought is probably how you can get out. The most common way is posting bail, which is generally cash, a bond or property that is given to the ...

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  • How to Expunge or Seal an Adult Criminal Record in Texas
    How to Expunge or Seal an Adult Criminal Record in Texas

    Expunging or sealing an adult criminal record — which means that it is no longer visible to the public — can be done if you meet certain qualifications. Many people who have adult criminal records are ...

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  • Justice Department Steps Up Efforts to Prosecute Execs for White Collar Crimes
    Justice Department Steps Up Efforts to Prosecute Execs for White Collar Crimes

    The Justice Department has issued a policy memo to its prosecutors urging them to demand evidence against employees “regardless of their position, status or seniority” from companies that are under ...

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  • 5 Things Every Federal Criminal Defendant Needs to Know
    5 Things Every Federal Criminal Defendant Needs to Know

    Federal criminal defendants who are in jail awaiting trial or the results of a potential plea deal have a lot of time on their hands — time that is usually spent thinking about the imaginary horrible. ...

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  • Texas Regulator Charges Three Businesses with Securities Fraud
    Texas Regulator Charges Three Businesses with Securities Fraud

    An emergency cease-and-desist order has been issued by the Texas Securities Commissioner against three businesses in Texas and California for not disclosing their companies’ history of state and ...

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  • Do's and Don'ts If You Are Suspected of a Crime
    Do's and Don'ts If You Are Suspected of a Crime

    Usually, the first indication you will get that you are suspected of a crime is when you are contacted by police. Whether or not you are guilty, speaking to the police before speaking with a criminal ...

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