When you consider the venues where conservative dress and behavior are highly regarded, the courtrooms of America should be very near the top of your list. After all, where would you rather make a favorable impression? Just like an important job interview or meeting your prospective in-laws for the first… Read More
If you’re in or on your way to jail, getting out will undoubtedly be your first priority. Generally speaking, this is accomplished by posting bail. Posting bail is accomplished by a cash payment or by pledging personal property that will be forfeited if you fail to appear in court at… Read More
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When you think of the most frequently committed crimes, health care fraud may not immediately come to mind. Yet the nation spends almost three trillion dollars on health care every year. As it turns out, health care related crimes account for more than 80 billion dollars of that enormous expenditure.… Read More
Federal crimes consist of offenses that are committed against existing federal laws in the United States. For example,robbing a bank whose assets are insured by the FDIC would be a federal crime, since the FDIC is a federal agency. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigations, more than 5,500 bank… Read More
Living with a felony conviction isn’t easy, but that doesn’t mean that you should throw in the towel and give up on life. A criminal record may limit your options, but it’s important to realize that most people are forgiving and willing to help someone that works hard to leave… Read More
A medical fraud task force with operations in six cities had a take down that convicted 90 medical professionals, including 27 doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals. Eleven of those medical professionals were from Houston, including five Houston physicians. The charges are for their alleged participation of Medicare fraud schemes… Read More
Do you know your DWI alphabet soup? If you or a loved one is facing a criminal charge for driving while intoxicated, the terms and definitions in this article might just come in handy. Drunk and Impaired Driving Offenses DUI – Driving under the influence DWI – Driving while impaired… Read More
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There are several forms of criminal homicide in the state of Texas, but the punishment is severe in each and every case. If the prosecutor can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were criminally negligent or knowingly, intentionally or recklessly caused the death of another party, you can be… Read More