Criminal Defense

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A DUI/DWI charge can have a serious effect on your life. Phillip A. Linder can help you if you’ve been charged, but there are actions you can take when you’re stopped by the police in your car that can help you avoid complications in your case.

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Local news stories are so riddled with crimes and arrests related to methamphetamines that it seems to be rising in popularity. Considering the addiction, bodily harm, and ancillary crime that meth causes, it’s easily one of the worst drugs we see in Texas. Discover how meth affects our communities and the laws designed to prevent it’s spreading across the state ...

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Immigration has become more of a hot topic than ever recently. High profile cases like the murder of Kate Steinle in San Francisco by illegal immigrant Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez just a few years ago have kept this debate in the spotlight. While the discussion of immigration can be a volatile one with emotionally-charged opinions on either side, the law clearly ...

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Regardless of whether you have ever been arrested or ticketed, it is likely the police already know who you are. Technology advancements in fingerprinting, surveillance, and facial recognition have enabled law enforcement to identify citizens in ways never imagined before.

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Under mandatory minimum sentencing laws, drug crime convictions can result in penalties as severe as a life sentence without parole. You might think sentences this harsh are imposed only if violence, or the threat thereof, accompanied the offense.

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The recent developments in the Steven Avery case have been making headlines all over the country with the recent overturning of the conviction of Brendan Dassey. If there is one thing to learn from everything they’ve revealed about the investigation and interrogation that led to the original conviction, it’s just how important it is to have a lawyer before any ...

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