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  • Former Deputies Sentenced in Federal Drug Conspiracy Case
    Former Deputies Sentenced in Federal Drug Conspiracy Case

    On the 23rd of October 2013, a U.S. District Court Judge handed down prison sentences to two former Duval County Sheriff's deputies. The defendants, 35-year-old Ruben Silva and 28-year-old Victor ...

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  • Judge Declares Mistrial After Juror Researches Case Online
    Judge Declares Mistrial After Juror Researches Case Online

    Jurors must abide by very strict rules while hearing evidence and conducting deliberations in a criminal case. The judge gives clear and concise instructions to the jurors to enable them to decide ...

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  • Guerra & Farah Secures Dismissal of Client's Murder Charges
    Guerra & Farah Secures Dismissal of Client's Murder Charges

    Attorney Juan Guerra recently achieved the dismissal of murder charges against a man who was accused of fatally shooting a security officer. Our client is the father of one of the four children killed ...

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  • What Is Cyberbullying and Is It a Criminal Offense in Texas?
    What Is Cyberbullying and Is It a Criminal Offense in Texas?

    Cyberbullying is bullying that uses an electronic device for texting, emails, posts on web pages or Facebook, or interactive game sites. Bullying can take on many forms. While you often think of ...

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  • ¿Cómo define Texas el secuestro y qué tipo de penas enfrenta usted?
    ¿Cómo define Texas el secuestro y qué tipo de penas enfrenta usted?

    Texas tiene tres grados de secuestro – primera, segunda y tercera. Los tres son cargos graves, pero la primera es el cargo más grave, seguido por la segunda y tercera. Acciones involucradas en el ...

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  • How Does Texas Define Kidnapping and What Kinds of Penalties Do You Face?
    How Does Texas Define Kidnapping and What Kinds of Penalties Do You Face?

    Texas has three degrees of kidnapping - first, second and third degree. All three are felony charges, but first degree is the most serious charge, followed by the second and then third degree. Actions ...

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