How an iPad Can Lead to a Burglary Conviction in Texas

September 26th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Houston Criminal Cases

Electronic devices are a valuable commodity and a frequent target of burglary. But today’s “smart” devices, including tablets and phones, contain tracking features that make it possible to locate a stolen device even without police assistance. Such tracking, in turn, can help provide evidence that may be used against the accused burglar at trial. Device […]

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An Increasing Number Choosing Jail Time over Probation in Texas

October 8th, 2010 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

For many criminal defendants, the possibility of time in jail is a terrifying prospect: the loss of freedom, coupled with the poor conditions in many facilities, is a harsh enough penalty that they are willing to do almost anything to avoid it. However, an increasing number of criminal defendants in Texas are choosing to serve […]

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