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When charged with a crime, there is a team of prosecutors representing the State. Now is the time to decide who will represent you. Yes, the attorney you hire will affect the outcome of your case.

Any attorney can obtain and read the offense report, look at the evidence and show up with you to court. An attorney may proudly tell you that they know how to protect your rights and understand how the criminal justice systems works. All barbers also know how to cut hair and understand how scissors work. Not every haircut turns out the same.

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Unique Insight, Experience & Understanding

Don't Just Roll The Dice

Former Prosecutors

As a former prosecutors and now as a defense attorneys, Brendan Daly and Reese Campbell have handled thousands of criminal cases and investigations. They have tried all level of cases from marijuana to murder. They know the mistakes and errors that are made over and over again. They don’t have to read the offense report in your case to know the police did not fully investigate. The system is not designed to provide citizens with a proper investigation but instead to cut corners to save costs. Depending on your case, this could be good or bad. Either way They know how to make it benefit you.

They know the overworked, overloaded prosecutors did not truly evaluate your case before charging you. In 2017 over 120,000 criminal charges were filed in Harris County. It’s likely that the prosecutor handling your case has barely read the offense report prior to your attorney reviewing it. Thus, not only are you relying on your attorney to evaluate your case but so is the prosecutor.

Keys to Success

Daly and Campbell know the two keys to a good outcome in your case. The first is to convince the State that your case is one that is going to require more work. This is accomplished by identifying all the flaws and weaknesses in their case. Prosecutors do not have the time or the desire to repair poor police work which will benefit you. The second key is to present you to the prosecutor in the best light. Because prosecutors are overloaded with cases, they do not consider each defendant individually. They will ensure that the prosecutors understand that these charges do not represent who you are. They will work to show them that regardless of the evidence, you are not deserving of punishment or conviction.

The time is now.

You either have or will be scheduled to appear in a criminal court within the following weeks. Now is the time to prepare. Please do not hesitate to call so to discuss your case. Consultations are free. You will feel better and have peace of mind after speaking with Brendan and Reese.

Further Reading

What is Mortgage Fraud?

Going through the mortgage application process is grueling.? Lenders demand extensive documentation and long applications.??Mortgage fraud cases generally involve a material misstatement, misrepresentation or omissions on a mortgage application. This normally relates to property or income that is presented to and relied upon by the lender in making a decision

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DWI Traffic Stops

Most DWI?s start with a traffic stop which is why the first thing to evaluate in your case is whether or not it was a lawful stop. ?Being stopped for a traffic violation is a temporary detention. ?Temporary detentions are meant to provide the police an opportunity to further investigate

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DWI & “Community Supervision? (Probation)

The vast majority of DWI convictions result in probation. ?Probation is formally called ?community supervision.? ?When probation is granted, a person is first sentence to jail/prison and a possible fine but that sentence is then suspended for a period of time. ?During that suspended time period, the person is required

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DWI & “Community Supervision” (Probation)

The vast majority of DWI convictions result in probation.  Probation is formally called “community supervision.”  When probation is granted, a person is first sentence to jail/prison and a possible fine but that sentence is then suspended for a period of time.  During that suspended time period, the person is required

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DWI Offenses & Punishments

DWI Offenses & Punishments including mandatory Driver?s License Suspensions Driving While Intoxicated First Offense Class B Misdemeanor?1. Three days to 180 days in jail and a possible a fine?up to $2,000; or?2. Probation for up to 2 years?Impact on Driver?s License?Loss of driver license up to a year?Annual fee of

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Refusing the Test: Driver’s License Suspensions

Most people have heard and believe that you should always refuse.? If you refuse, your driver?s license is ?automatically? suspended.? Reese prefers to say it?s?subject*?to being suspended.? After a refusal, the officer can (and probably will) obtain a search warrant to forcible take a blood sample. *Reese says you are

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DWI & Blood Tests

Blood samples are analyzed for alcohol content using a Gas Chromatography.? More specifically, it is a?Head Space Gas Chromatograph with Flame Ionization Detector. The Good & The Bad The good thing about them is that they can be reliable if the test procedure is followed and the machine is probably

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The “Breath Test”: Intoxilyzer 5000

How the breath test machine works The Intoxilyzer 5000 is the breathalyzer machined relied upon in Texas.? The machine uses infrared to measure the alcohol in your breath to determine the alcohol contrition in your blood.? To do this the machine fires infrared into a chamber that holds the air

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DWI Investigations: “The Scene of the Crime”

Almost All DWI Follow A?Simple Pattern: 1. Stop 2. Field Sobriety Test 3. Arrest 4. Blood/Breath Test Request 5. Blood/Breath Test   1. The Stop Bad Stop = Dismissal The first stop in evaluating a DWI is to determine whether or not you were lawfully stopped or detained by the

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Driving While Intoxicated 101: What They Have To Prove

Driving While Intoxicated?101 To prove you guilty of DWI, the State has to prove 4??Elements?: 1.?Operating 2.?A Motor Vehicle 3.?In A Public Place 4.?While Intoxicated   Elements? The word ?element? is used to separate?the different things that have to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt before someone can be found

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Illegal Searches: When Can The Police Search You?

Begin at the beginning.   Almost every drug arrest starts from one of these three things: 1. “Consensual” Encounter 2. Traffic Stop 3. Search Warrant   Consensual Encounters   A consensual encounter is what the law calls it when you agree to interact with the police. ?The police can walk

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Traffic Stops & Unlawful Searches

The law says that any search of an individual without a warrant is unlawful BUT then the law lists a bunch of exceptions when the police can conduct a warrantless search. When can the police do a search without a warrant? Warrantless Search of a Person The police can pat

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Drug Possession & Unlawful Traffic Stops

Traffic stop lead to a drug arrest? BAD STOP = DISMISSED If the police found evidence after making an illegal traffic stop, the evidence might not be admissible againt you. Traffic Stops Most people who are ?detained? by the police are being detained for a traffic violation however the principles

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Knowingly in Possession = Guilty? No.

Lawful Possession People?get arrested for having a substance that was prescribed to them by a doctor. ?Reese calls this the grandma defense. ?Its seems as though the police believe you must always keep your medication in a prescription bottle however there is no such requirement. ? Just like grandma has

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Traffic Stops and Drug Possession

The majority of all drug possession charges occur after a traffic stop.? What we have learned in our years as prosecutors and defense attorneys is that police officers continue to arrest drivers anytime drugs are found anywhere inside the vehicle.? Its simple to the police.? If you are driving then

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Drug Charges: What is possession?

What does it mean to be ?in possession?? Possession = Guilty? No. In order to be found guilty of a drug crime, the State must prove to a Judge or Jury that?you?knowingly?possessed?an?illegal substance. Knowingly?is also defined under the law. ??A person acts knowingly, or with knowledge, with respect to the

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