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pretrial motions with a criminal defense attorney

Criminal defense cases are complex legal battles requiring meticulous preparation and strategic thinking. Behind the scenes of every trial lies a critical phase that can significantly influence the course of the proceedings: the pretrial motions stage. An experienced Texas criminal defense lawyer from Broden & Mickelsen, LLP can explain pretrial motions and when we may…

criminal defense strategy with a lawyer

Are you facing a criminal charge in Texas? If so, developing a solid defense strategy is essential. The consequences of a conviction can be far-reaching, affecting your reputation, finances, and fundamental freedoms for years to come. When the stakes are this high, you deserve effective legal representation from an attorney with experience developing successful criminal…

fraud case

Depending on the circumstances, fraud can result in misdemeanor or felony charges in Texas. However, it is important to understand that those who face fraud charges are not necessarily guilty. Even simple misunderstandings can lead to serious criminal charges. Moreover, some people commit fraud in the name of innocent people, leading to false accusations of…

If your conviction and sentence were affirmed after a recent appeal, that does not mean you are out of legal options. An experienced criminal defense lawyer can guide you through the legal system and help you explore all possibilities for your case. Legal Grounds for Appeal in Texas If you were convicted of a crime…

Two federal cases this year demonstrate the measures authorities are taking to fight recent healthcare fraud in Texas. In one case, a Texas couple that owned and operated several group homes was sentenced to 60 months in prison for engaging in a $1 million Medicare fraud scheme to send residents to a community health center in…

criminal justice legislation

You might have heard the word “warrant,” but did you know there are different kinds of warrants? There are bench warrants and arrest warrants, which might be issued at different times and under different circumstances. If you believe you are subject to a bench warrant or arrest warrant, contact the experienced Texas criminal defense attorneys…

What You Need to Know About the Consequences of Firearm Theft in Texas - Attorneys Broden Mickelsen

We fiercely value our Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms in Texas, which is why we enjoy some of the least invasive gun laws in the country. However, the sale, purchase, and possession of guns are still tightly regulated. It’s easy to run into trouble if you don’t know and follow the rules….

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Aggravating Factors and Special Circumstances Explained by DFW Defense Attorney Texas law differs from federal law and other state laws in that it does not distinguish different degrees of murder. Instead, there are four kinds of criminal homicide in Texas: capital murder, murder, manslaughter, and criminally negligent homicide. In this article, we explain the differences…

sexual assault

In Texas, as in many other jurisdictions within the United States and around the world, sexual assault is defined by the Texas Penal Code as follows. “(1) the person intentionally or knowingly: causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of another person by any means, without that person’s consent; causes the penetration of…

manslaughter

When you hear the terms manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, it may be hard to distinguish between them. We Asked a Dallas homicide defense lawyer Mick Mickelsen to help us understand. Under Texas law, there are four types of criminal homicide: capital murder, murder, manslaughter, and criminally negligent homicide. Both manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide…