Broden & Mickelsen Criminal Defense Law Firm Dallas

MEDIA ROOM BY STORY.KISSPR.COM

Stories: News - Press Releases - Blogs
November 14, 2016

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer - Is the Cash Bail System Unfair?

Most people have a general idea of what bail is and how the cash bail system works. In some criminal cases, the judge may set a bail amount, which means the accused must put up a certain amount of money before he or she is released from jail. If the accused appears at the next court hearing as promised, the bail money is returned. Because many people don’t have access to enough money to p...
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer - Is the Cash Bail System Unfair?
November 03, 2016

Types of Credit Card Fraud

With much of the world’s commerce taking place online, credit card fraud has become a serious problem. There were over 1,500 data security breaches online in 2014, which resulted in over one billion compromised accounts. Credit card fraud also costs businesses and consumers $190 billion each year. With the stakes this high, you can be sure that federal prosecutors are serious about prosec...
Types of Credit Card Fraud
October 31, 2016

Traveling Abroad as a Sex Offender

Being a registered sex offender can have a lasting negative impact on many aspects of your life, including your career and your reputation. Now, a new federal law also requires registered sex offenders to include information about their status on their passport. If you have been charged with any type of federal crime, it’s important to speak to a Texas federal criminal defense lawyer righ...
Traveling Abroad as a Sex Offender
October 31, 2016

What Are the Defenses to a Murder Charge?

Murder is a taboo in our society, and for good reason. Unlike other crimes, taking the life of another is something that can’t be undone. When you’re charged with murder, it’s normal to feel a complex mix of emotions that range from fear and frustration to anger and anxiety. In Texas, a murder conviction carries severe penalties. Despite advances in evidence-gathering techniques and crime...
What Are the Defenses to a Murder Charge?
October 28, 2016

Is Stop and Frisk Unconstitutional?

“Stop and frisk” is a topic that has dominated headlines over the past few weeks. As a result, many people are wondering if the police are allowed to conduct these types of stops. Any time the police stop you, there is a possibility that your rights have been compromised. In the heat of the moment, it’s easy for police officers to forget that you have important rights. If you believe the ...
Is Stop and Frisk Unconstitutional?
October 17, 2016

How To Select A Federal Appeals Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been convicted of a federal crime, you may wish to appeal your conviction. Before you proceed, it’s important to choose the right attorney to represent you. Selecting a lawyer can be challenging, especially when you’re facing something as serious as a federal criminal conviction. How do you know which lawyer to choose? What should you look for? At Broden & Mickelsen, we kn...
How To Select A Federal Appeals Criminal Defense Attorney
September 23, 2016

Criminal Defense Lawyer Asks - Should Being Poor Mean You Have To Stay In Jail?

No one should be punished for being poor says Texas criminal defense lawyers Broden & Mickelsen. In many parts of the country, being too poor to make bail leaves criminal defendants with just one option: Sit in jail while their case is pending. It’s a scenario that happens over and over again. An individual gets arrested and charged with a crime – usually something relatively minor in...
Criminal Defense Lawyer Asks - Should Being Poor Mean You Have To Stay In Jail?
September 16, 2016

Dallas Federal Cyber-Crime Lawyers Says Romance Scams, The Latest Internet Crime

Compared to traditional criminals, cyber-criminals are typically much more difficult to catch. From hacking to sexual exploitation, cyber-criminals commit their crimes behind the anonymity and relative safety of a computer screen. However, law enforcement is catching up to cyber-criminals. You can now report internet scams and other types of internet crimes directly to the FBI through its I...
Dallas Federal Cyber-Crime Lawyers Says Romance Scams, The Latest Internet Crime
September 06, 2016

Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer Discusses Hate Crime

Hate crimes are not always easy to define. In some cases, it’s easy to recognize an offense as a hate crime. For example, violence against someone who wears particular religious clothing is widely acknowledged as a hate crime. In Oklahoma, a man was recently charged with a hate crime after he murdered his neighbor for no other reason than the man was a Lebanese immigrant. Carrying out viole...
Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer Discusses Hate Crime
August 05, 2016

Charged With A Crime In Texas? What NOT To Do

Mistakes are a normal part of life. For many people, mistakes are an important part of the learning process. A close call or a near miss can actually be a sobering reminder of why you shouldn’t have been doing something dangerous or illegal in the first place. However, some mistakes are bigger than others – and some are so big they land you in jail. Knowing how to handle yourself is the f...
Charged With A Crime In Texas? What NOT To Do