If you are facing criminal accusations, are under investigation, or have been arrested for a crime, you may be frightened and confused as to what you need to do to protect yourself. Because you typically have only one chance to defend yourself, the decisions you make about your defense will affect the rest of your life.
Remember that any criminal charges should be taken very seriously. We strongly encourage you to seek the help of a skilled and knowledgeable criminal lawyer as soon as possible. Avoid being appointed a public defender; carefully choose a criminal defense law firm or lawyer with whom you are comfortable.
We hope this information will help give you a general understanding of the criminal defense process. This information is not intended to serve as legal advice. However, a Houston criminal defense attorney is available to discuss your case 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To contact to Tyler Flood and Associates for a free consultation, please call (713) 224-5529.
The Harris County District Attorney’s office notified defense lawyers on Wednesday that a crime-scene investigator made errors in 65 cases.
In a newly obtained video, a Houston Police officer is seen balling his fist, punching a woman in the face and slamming her to the floor of a drunk-tank cell after she swung her elbow at the officer while questioning the no-refusal blood test.
The Harris County District Attorney's Office has dismissed 90 pending misdemeanor and felony drug cases after a deputy improperly destroyed evidence at the Precinct 4 Constable's Office.
The Harris County District Attorney's Office is forced to throw out more than 140 cases so far after it was discovered over 21,000 pieces of evidence was destroyed by the Precinct 4 Constable's Office.
The Harris County District Attorney's office is re-evaluating a decade's worth of DWI cases. This comes after the credentials of an expert witness, a toxicology analyst, were called into question.
There are over 1,000 cases under review because of the misuse of evidence. While 142 have been dismissed thus far, there has been a high number of cases in which evidence has been destroyed - most of the cases involving drug crimes.
After and expert's qualifications have been questioned, there are nearly 10 years of DWI cases being under review in Harris County.
After being questioned about her credentials in DWI cases, a woman responds publicly.
Expert witness has been accused of lying on the stand and moved down to a lower level position.