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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…

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Popular TV Host Nev Schulman Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Published: Jun 15, 2018 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Ayissha Morgan, a guest on MTV’s “Catfish,” recently accused the show’s host and executive producer Nev Schulman of sexual misconduct. On the program, Schulman entertains audiences by trying to determine if people using dating apps are actually who they claim to be. Morgan alleges that during her time on the show, Schulman harassed her and attempted to coerce her to have sex with him. Morgan also claims that a production assistant sexually assaulted her. Schulman denies the allegations, but MTV has opened an investigation and put the production of “Catfish”…

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What Happens to Registered Sex Offenders Who Are Charged with Subsequent Sex Crimes?

Published: Jun 08, 2018 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

The rate of sex crime arrests has been increasing in Houston since the beginning of 2018. The accusation, and potential conviction, of a sex crime can have a devastating impact on your life. The penalties associated with sex offenses are severe. These consequences become more severe, however, if you are charged with subsequent sex crimes. If you are convicted of multiple sexual offenses, you face several negative outcomes, including increased prison time and higher fines. Being convicted of a subsequent sex crime could even affect whether or not you are…

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What Happens to Police Officers Accused of DWI?

Published: Jun 01, 2018 in Criminal Defense, DWI

In the past, law enforcement officers pulled over for driving while intoxicated (DWI) may have been given a free pass. But in the era of dashcams, body cameras, and increased scrutiny of law enforcement, officers can no longer expect to get out of a DWI arrest. Just like ordinary citizens, they will likely be arrested and charged with drunk driving, at which point their best option is to call an experienced DWI lawyer. Unlike civilians, police officers may be subject to additional penalties from their department if they get caught…