Criminal Defense for Immigrants in Houston

When is a Miranda warning required?

The Fifth Amendment provides that no person shall be compelled to be a witness against themselves in a criminal case. In lay mans terms, the Fifth Amendment is the right against self-incrimination. Per a 1966 United States Supreme Court decision, a Miranda warning is required only for custodial interrogations. 

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The Fy Law Firm

What to do if Police Use Excessive Force

Police officers are charged with protecting the public and most officers do that. However, as in any profession, there are some officers who do not uphold their responsibilities and instead abuse their authority. Some of these officers use excessive force in situations that do not warrant it. 

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Defense for Immigrants in Houston

Consequences for an Illegal Immigrant Arrested for a Criminal Offense

Getting Criminal Charges Dropped & Transferring to Immigration Court

As federal officers, ICE officers possess powers that are greater than that of state officers. ICE can ask the District Attorney (D.A.) to drop charges; this allows ICE to bring the illegal immigrant to immigration court more quickly. 

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Drug Related Offenses in TX

When Is It State or Federal Law Handling?

Drug crimes are committed in Texas every day. When someone is charged with a drug crime, defense lawyers know these charges can be made at the state or federal level. Convictions at either level can result in serious penalties. Yet lawyers warn that federal charges are usually more serious and may result in more significant penalties. 

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The FY Law Firm, P.C.

The Attorney Frank Yeverino, from The The FY Family Law Firm, established in Houston Texas, talks about himself as a General Partner.



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