The Differences Between Texas and Federal Criminal Cases by Barbieri Law Firm

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The Differences Between Texas and Federal Criminal Cases by Barbieri Law Firm

A Deep Dive into the Differences Between Texas and Federal Criminal Cases

June 10, 2024
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Navigating the criminal justice system can be a daunting task, especially when facing charges in Texas or federal courts. While both jurisdictions aim to uphold the law and ensure public safety, there are significant differences between Texas and federal criminal cases that can impact the entire process, from arrest to sentencing. Understanding these distinctions is…

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Barbieri Law Firm defends against catalytic converter theft allegations.

The Deputy Darren Almendarez Act: What You Need To Know

June 6, 2024
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Lawmakers in Texas have recently enacted stricter laws dealing with catalytic converter thefts. In 2021, legislation was passed to criminalize the theft, purchase, or sale of stolen catalytic converters. Now, with the enactment of the Deputy Darren Almendarez Act, the penalties for these offenses have been significantly increased.  Under this new legislation, it is not…

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Know Your Rights: A Detailed Overview of Criminal Defense Laws in Texas

May 30, 2024
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When faced with criminal charges in Texas, understanding your rights and the relevant laws is paramount. The consequences of a conviction can be severe, leading to fines, probation, or even imprisonment. Navigating the complex legal landscape without proper knowledge can be daunting, which is why this comprehensive overview from a criminal attorney aims to empower…

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The Complete Guide: Understanding Criminal Defense Law in Dallas

May 30, 2024
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If you’ve been accused of a crime in Dallas, you’re likely feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and unsure about what comes next. The uncertainty can be paralyzing, especially if this is your first run-in with the law. Understanding criminal defense law in Dallas is crucial for regaining some control over your situation. This guide is designed to…

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Barbieri Law Defends Against Allegations of Voyeurism

Texas’s Revised Voyeurism Laws

May 28, 2024
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In Texas, the rapid advancement of technology has outpaced existing voyeurism laws, creating challenges in balancing legal protections against invasive and non-consensual observation with ensuring fair treatment for the accused. The newly enacted legislation aims to update and strengthen current voyeurism laws, particularly concerning electronic means of surveillance. As a criminal defense law firm committed…

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Barbieri Law firm defending against fentanyl charges.

The Flaws in Texas’s New Fentanyl Law

May 22, 2024
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In Texas, the enactment of new legislation regarding fentanyl has sparked debates and concerns within the legal community. While this law introduces significant changes that impact how cases involving fentanyl are prosecuted and adjudicated, it also raises important questions regarding its implications and fairness. The introduction of a new criminal offense – murder for supplying…

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Barbieri Law Protects Against Allegations of Doxing

The Implications of Texas’s New Cyberbullying Law

May 10, 2024
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While the enactment of a new law underscores Texas’ commitment to protecting its residents from online harassment, it is imperative to ensure that the rights of the accused are not trampled in the process.  Doxing, simply put, is the act of revealing private information about individuals online without their consent. With the ever-expanding reach of…

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Barbieri Law Defense Against Fraudulent License Plates In Texas

Defending Against Fraudulent Vehicle Tag Allegations in Texas

May 8, 2024
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In Texas, the presumption of innocence stands as an unyielding pillar of our legal system, a principle that must be upheld even in the face of heightened concerns regarding fraudulent vehicle tags. It may be true that on occasion fraudulent vehicle tags have been linked to criminal activity. However, amidst the fervor to address these…

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Navigating Enhanced Family Violence Assault Charges

May 2, 2024
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In Texas, assault causing bodily injury against a family member is typically classified as a Class A misdemeanor. However, recent changes in the law have introduced stricter penalties for individuals with prior convictions related to family violence cases. As a criminal defense law firm, we understand the importance of navigating these legal intricacies and providing…

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Texas Human Trafficking Near College Campus Law Raises Concerns

Texas Human Trafficking Near College Campus Law Raises Concerns

April 24, 2024
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The safety and well-being of Texas college students are undeniably paramount concerns, and while efforts to combat human trafficking and exploitation near college campuses are commendable, the recent Texas legislative changes to escalate penalties for such offenses raise significant concerns. While the intention behind the new law may appear to be a decisive step towards…

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