Peek & Toland's Newsletter
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Summer 2013 Newsletter:
Where Criminal Law & Immigration Law Intersect
If You're Gonna Do Me Wrong Judge, Do It Right
Texas courts have have long held that the requirement that the requirement of Tex. Code Crim. Proc. Art. 26.13 are only mandatory in felony pleas of guilty or nolo contendere, a defendant must be admonished if he: [I]s not a citizen of the United States of America, a plea of guilty or nolo contendere for the offense…
The Waiver of the Right to Counsel, 5th & 6th Amendments, and the Immigrant Defendant
It is well established right under both the Federal and State constitutions, that anyone charged with a crime who cannot afford to hire his own counsle for his legal defense, will be provided counsel at no charge to him. This mandate is also explicitly stated in the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure.
Right to Remain Silent: Most Powerful and Least Used Right
"A detective has called and want me to come in and talk with him about an ongoing investigation into a potential criminal matter, what should I do?" If you practice Criminal Defense for any amount of time, you will inevitably get a question like this. I have already had 4 clients in 2013 call with this exact dilemma.
The Legal Update, Success Stories & Core Values In Action
Keep up to date with the latest changes to criminal defense, immigration and federal criminal defense law. Learn about our case victories and read about the clients we’ve been able to help. Also, learn how we strive to implement our Core Values every day to defend our clients, earn great results and changes lives.