How a Reduced Charge Affects Your Right to Expungement

August 10th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

Expunction (or expungement) is a process that allows you to seek removal of records related to an arrest or criminal charge that did not result in a conviction. Under Texas law, expunction is not a right, but a privilege conferred by statute and granted at the discretion of a judge. And unlike a criminal trial, […]

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Houston Men Convicted of Hate Crime in Bus Stop Attack

April 17th, 2012 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

This week, three Houston men were convicted on federal hate crime charges for the assault of an African-American man last August. The conviction is the first of its kind in the Houston area. According to the charges, the men encountered the victim at a bus stop on the night of August 13. One of the […]

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