Reasons a Former Prosecutor Makes the Best Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer

July 6th, 2021 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense, Prosecution, Understanding Texas Law

If you have been arrested for a criminal offense in Texas, it is understandable that you view the prosecution as your enemy. The last thing you expect to hear is that a former prosecutor is ideally suited to defend your rights. At one time, this person was the lawyer representing the government in pursuing criminal […]

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Who Is Allowed to Present Evidence to a Texas Grand Jury?

September 26th, 2017 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

A grand jury proceeding is often the first stage in prosecuting a defendant suspected of white collar crimes like securities fraud or money laundering. In Texas, 12-member grand juries review evidence presented by district attorneys before deciding whether to issue an indictment–a formal accusation against the defendant. Under state law, an indictment may be set […]

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