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Your JUUL Can Cause You Trouble With the Law

Cannabis Plant

What is a JUUL? JUUL devices heat up a cartridge containing oils to create vapor, which quickly dissolves into the air. The device is small enough to fit in a closed fist and has a sleek look that resembles a

Posted in Drug Crimes, Federal Criminal Defense

What Constitutes the Crime of Elder Abuse in Texas?

Elderly Abuse

While many accusations of elder abuse are real, some are exaggerated or arise from a misunderstanding. Are you a caretaker who is facing elder abuse charges? If so, you need to protect yourself from criminal charges. Texas Elder Abuse Laws

Posted in Criminal Defense, Elder Abuse

Can I Get My Weapon Back?

Federal Firearm

If you are convicted of a crime involving a firearm in Texas, your gun could be taken away permanently if certain elements apply. It will be forfeited to the state, but you may be able to get it back in

Posted in Federal Criminal Defense, Federal Firearms Violation

Can I Choose Jail Instead of Probation?

Jail Cell

In some criminal cases, defendants are able to get probation as an alternative to incarceration. Probation, known as “community supervision” in Texas, is a period of court-ordered supervision that allows a person to stay within their community while they serve

Posted in Criminal Defense, Federal Criminal Defense

Headed To Court? Here Is What You Need To Know Before You Go

Court Room

Whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, there’s one thing you need to know: how to behave in court. Attending court is a serious matter. Behavior and appearance are of utmost importance. If you do anything

Posted in Criminal Defense

Don’t Let Your DWI Criminal Record be a Roadblock to Your New Year

Drunk Driving

This past legislative session (2017), Texas lawmakers from both sides of the aisle proposed legislation to help expand the opportunity to seal criminal convictions with an order of non-disclosure. The new law HB 3016 allows a person convicted of nonviolent

Posted in DWI

Kyle Therrian Named to 2018 ‘Best Lawyers Under 40 List’ by D Magazine

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D Magazine has selected Kyle Therrian to the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers Under 40, a list that recognizes outstanding young attorneys in North Texas. Kyle focuses his practice on representing individuals in both pending criminal cases and in criminal

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Firearm Discovered at TSA Checkpoint – What Now?

Firearm

Gun laws can be confusing. Every state has its own laws, and there are federal laws that come into play as well. Plus, some state laws are not transferable everywhere, so it’s not uncommon for people to face weapons offenses

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Christmas Package Theft in Texas

Christmas Present

Texas is strict when it comes to theft. Depending on the value of the package stolen, a person could face anywhere from a misdemeanor to a lifetime in prison and thousands of dollars in fines. If you have been accused

Posted in Federal Criminal Defense, Theft

Why Your College Student Needs to Hire a Lawyer for their Drug Possession Case

College Student

Thousands of arrests are made throughout the state yearly for possession of controlled substances. Unfortunately, many people are not aware of the consequences of a first-time conviction for this offense. Young people, in particular college students, try to handle these

Posted in Criminal Defense

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