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Is COVID The Reason For More Violent Crime in Houston?

Is COVID the Reason for More Violent Crime in Houston?

Published: Sep 29, 2020 in COVID-19, Violent Crimes

Despite the downward trend in overall crime since the start of the pandemic, certain cities have seen a steady increase of violent crimes, such as shootings and homicides. Houston for example has seen an increase in commercial burglaries since the stay-at-home order began. And while it makes sense that crimes of opportunity will happen, people often find themselves over charged based on circumstances outside of their control. If you’ve ever been charged with a violent crime in Houston or arrested in Harris County, TX, reach out to the Law Office…

How Harris County is Dealing With COVID Court Delays

Published: Aug 17, 2020 in COVID-19, Criminal Defense

Being charged with a crime is never ideal, but going through the Harris County Court System in the middle of a pandemic makes the situation so much worse. If you, like thousands of others in Harris County, have found yourself with lingering charges and no end in sight, don’t lose hope. There is light at the end of the tunnel. Having an experienced and dedicated local criminal defense lawyer is always important, but it’s even more critical when the courts are facing backlogs. For personalized service and clear guidance about…

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COVID-19: Court Closures & Legal Info in Houston, TX

Published: Mar 19, 2020 in COVID-19

COVID-19 has impacted the lives of many in and around Houston as well as people around the world. As the situation continues to evolve, The Law Offices of Ned Barnett wants to reassure our clients and the Harris County community that we are taking this situation seriously, and putting safety measures in place that prioritize the health and well-being of our clients and staff. We also want to ensure you get the answers and consummate legal guidance you expect. As a firm, we are carefully monitoring and adhering to the…