Perjury versus Aggravated Perjury: What’s the Difference?

August 4th, 2022 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

Some little white lies aren’t so little. Under Texas law, you can face criminal charges for lying under oath, and it’s possible to go to jail if convicted. We see perjury charges often brought with fraud cases, but it’s possible to face perjury charges as a stand-alone offense. Below, our League City criminal defense attorney […]

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Is a Drug Conviction Invalid Because a Police Officer Committed Perjury?

April 4th, 2019 by Tad Nelson in Drug Crime

A cardinal rule of the Texas criminal justice system that is that every person who appears in court must tell the truth. Attorneys for both sides also have an ethical obligation not to knowingly put a witness on the stand who intends to lie. But what happens when a police officer is found to commit […]

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