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Texas Ranks Eighth in the Nation for Fatal DWI Accidents

Published: Jul 20, 2018 in Criminal Defense, DWI

The state of Texas has the eighth-highest amount of fatal DWI accidents in the nation. DWI, or driving while intoxicated, refers to operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Whether you’re driving while intoxicated is determined by your blood alcohol content (BAC). With such strict behavior towards intoxicated driving becoming the norm, it is vitally important that you know and understand your rights. Numerous rules and laws govern the intoxicated operation of a vehicle, and mistakes by investigators are not unheard of. If you’ve been accused…

60 Arrests Made Following Online Child Sex Crime Investigation

Published: Jul 13, 2018 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

A child sex crime investigation in Houston has led to dozens of arrests. A former teacher and several former police officers were among those taken into custody. The investigation specifically targeted internet crimes against children. Being part of any legal situation is intimidating. Texas law casts a wide net in forbidding sexual contact with children. Regardless of the specific charges you’re facing, an experienced Houston child sex abuse lawyer can answer any questions you may have. If your investigation is related to child sex abuse, contact The Law Offices of…

Sexual Assault on Flights to and from Texas Has Increased in Recent Years

Published: Jul 06, 2018 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Airplanes are often thought of as relatively safe spaces. Despite being thousands of feet above the ground, you likely wouldn’t think of an airplane as a particularly likely place for violence to occur. A study released by the FBI may force you to reconsider those assumptions. According to Special Agent David Rodski, sexual assault on flights is increasing at a shocking rate. Sexual assault allegations have the capability to do extensive damage to your life. For some of your friends, being associated with a sexual offense in any way can…

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Attorney Ned Barnett Receives Advanced Level Training on Unconstitutional DWI Fees

Published: Jun 29, 2018 in Criminal Defense, DWI

Attorney Ned Barnett recently received advanced level training on unconstitutional fees in driving while intoxicated (DWI) cases, provided by the American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys (AAPDA). Attorney Barnett completed training on a recent Court of Appeals decision in Tennessee related to administrative fees charged on blood draws, which were determined to be unconstitutional and a violation of due process. Throughout his time as a criminal defense lawyer, attorney Barnett has made it his mission to stay on top of the latest scientific and legal information related to DWI offenses….

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Houston Sex Crimes Arrests Are on the Rise

Published: Jun 22, 2018 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

The number of sex crimes reported, and the number of arrests related to these crimes, have been increasing in Houston since the beginning of 2018. Being accused of any crime, especially on every aspect of your life. A dedicated sexual assault lawyer can help you avoid the fear and mistrust these allegations can cause. If you’ve been accused of a sex crime, an experienced Houston sexual assault lawyer from The Law Offices of Ned Barnett can ensure that you are informed and protected throughout the legal process. For more information…