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The Key to Prom Night – Plan Ahead

Prom Night

April is beginning of prom season in Collin County. It is important for parents to take the time to talk to their kids about the potential hazards associated with prom night and how to best respond to peer pressure. Here

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What Is a Terroristic Threat Charge in Texas?

Terroristic Threat

Free speech is a bedrock principle of American law. But “free speech” does not give you the right to say whatever you want without restriction or consequence. For example, if you speak threats of physical violence directed against a person

Posted in Criminal Defense, Federal Criminal Defense

Kyle Therrian Named to 2019 ‘Rising Stars’

Kyle Therrian New Photo

Kyle Therrian was selected for the 2019 Rising Stars list, a multi-phase selection process that mirrors the patented methodology used to assemble the Super Lawyers list. Attorneys designated as Rising Stars are up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years of age

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Be Cautious When Buying CBD Oil

CBD Oil

CBD oil is currently taking Texas by storm. Many people swear by this product to help manage the symptoms of many different diseases and ailments. However, CBD oil is made from the cannabis plant, so it could potentially contain THC,

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Rosenthal & Wadas named “Simply the Best in McKinney”

Best of McKinney Award Photoshop

Rosenthal & Wadas was named the 2018 Reader’s Choice winner in the Attorney/Law Firm category. Star Local Media gives its readers the opportunity to recognize local businesses with their annual recognition program where readers are invited to choose their favorite

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I was Contacted by an Investigator—Do I Need a Criminal Attorney?

Law Books

The police often investigate a crime before making an arrest, especially if they need more proof that a person is probably the culprit. Being called into the police station or having officers show up at your doorstep is unnerving enough.

Posted in Criminal Defense

What are the Penalties for Interfering with an Emergency Call?

Emergency Call

Preventing or otherwise impeding a person from making an emergency call is a crime in Texas. Those who are convicted face serious penalties, which is a testament to how seriously Texas takes this offense. Many people end up interfering with

Posted in Federal Criminal Defense

What Is Judicial Clemency?

Judge Gavel

Under Texas law, there are certain cases where a judge may set aside a defendant’s criminal conviction while they are still serving a term of community supervision (i.e., probation). This is informally known in legal circles as “judicial clemency,” although

Posted in Criminal Defense, Federal Criminal Defense

Arrested for DWI With a Child In the Car? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Mom Crying

If you’re pulled over on suspicion of DWI in Collin County, Texas, you need to know that who is in your vehicle with you can make a significant difference in how you are charged. The reason for this is simple:

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What’s Legal in Your State Might Not Be Legal in Texas

Gun and Knife

Many of us will be traveling during the holiday season. When you cross states lines, however, you need to be aware that there are certain items that may be legal in your destination but not Texas, and vice versa. And

Posted in Criminal Defense, Federal Firearms Violation

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