Blog Posts in September, 2015

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  • Old Iranian Company Poses New Problems For Houston Owner
    Old Iranian Company Poses New Problems For Houston Owner

    Bahram Mechanic founded Faratel, an Iranian electronics company, in 1972 when the U.S. and Iran were allies and long before the imposition of U.S. government trade sanctions. He immigrated to the U.S. ...

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  • The Elements of Entrapment
    The Elements of Entrapment

    When law enforcement influences a person to commit a crime, this action can constitute what is known as entrapment. In Texas, entrapment is a defense to the commission of a crime. Entrapment typically ...

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  • Pros and Cons of Pleading Guilty or Going to Trial
    Pros and Cons of Pleading Guilty or Going to Trial

    Every criminal defendant will need to make the decision whether to plead guilty or go to trial. While a criminal defense attorney can provide guidance on the options and potential outcomes, only the ...

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  • My Kid Got Arrested, Now What? The Texas Criminal Process For Parents
    My Kid Got Arrested, Now What? The Texas Criminal Process For Parents

    If your minor child has been arrested and charged with a crime, you are probably concerned not only about how this will affect them now, but also in the future. Many times, children get charged with ...

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  • What to Expect When You're Facing a Criminal Charge in Texas
    What to Expect When You're Facing a Criminal Charge in Texas

    Those facing criminal charges in Texas, especially for the first time, usually find the experience to be extremely intimidating. After all, the potential consequences of a criminal conviction can ...

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  • DOJ Announces New Policy on Cell Phone Tracking
    DOJ Announces New Policy on Cell Phone Tracking

    The U.S. Department of Justice has announced a policy on cell phone tracking devices that, in general, requires law enforcement officers to obtain warrants before using “stingray” devices and advise ...

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