Marijuana and Controlled Substances: The Definition of Possession

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 How the law defines possession makes a difference when dealing with drug offenses like Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Controlled Substances. In fact, the adage “possession is nine tenths of the law” is not that […]

Texas Enables Lawsuits Against Mugshot Websites

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 The Texas Legislature has been no fan of civil lawsuits during the past decade. This should say something about a new law which paves the way for fairly straight-forward civil liability of mugshot websites. The new […]

Employment Applications and Nondisclosures: Do I Report My Arrest?

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 One of the more common questions asked by people fortunate enough to have a criminal record sealed by a Texas nondisclosure is “do I have to report an arrest on my employment application that is subject […]

Not Guilty – DWI With Breath Test

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 The jury returned a not guilty verdict in a case where client provided a breath sample registering three one hundredths of a percentage point under the legal limit. Under Texas law a person may be convicted […]

Attorney Writ Bond: Immediate Jail Release and Professional Assistance

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 Immediate Jail Release (214) 403-6522 This article is aimed to provide details on the process of immediate jail release by way of an attorney writ bond. While I like to think these articles provide people with […]

Texas Driver’s License Suspensions Simplified

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 www.rosenthalwadas.com It would be generous to say Texas law on driver’s license suspensions is difficult to piece together. This article is inspired by the countless times sitting in a docket room full of attorneys or digging […]

A Disingenuous Practice: State Opposition to an Assault Nondisclosure

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 www.rosenthalwadas.com There are really only two motivations behind a prosecutor’s plea offer: (1) the individual prosecutor’s belief of what punishment is fitting for a particular individual, and (2) the individual prosecutor’s belief of what he/she can […]

What Are The Hidden Consequences of a Marijuana Conviction?

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 www.rosenthalwadas.com In some circles, the stigma associated with a marijuana conviction is fading. Though we are far from the day where the consumption of marijuana is socially or professionally acceptable in Texas, our law-makers have recognized […]

Texas Warrant Roundup

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 www.rosenthalwadas.com The signs are out. The state-wide warrant roundup begins Saturday February 16. According to an entry on the Collin County website, the purpose of the warrant roundup is to collect on hot checks and unpaid […]

10 Things to Know About Deferred Adjudication

By Allen, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Kyle T. Therrian Office Number: (972) 562-7549 24 Hr Jail Release: (214) 403-6522 www.rosenthalwadas.com Many people have a generic understanding of what deferred adjudication is. Perhaps because many of us have received something similar to deferred adjudication on a speeding ticket or some other petty offense, we know we […]