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Over 96 Combined Years Of Criminal, Immigration & DWI Defense In TX

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Company Name
The Medlin Law Firm
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Location
2550 Pacific Ave #834
Dallas, 75226

Company Details

Year Established
1992
Hours of Operation
Open 24/7
Accepted Forms of Payments
Credit Card, Check, Cash
Credentials
Tarrant County Bar Association, DUI Defense Lawyers Association, Texas Bar Foundation, National College of DUI Defense, Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, College of the State Bar of Texas, Tarrant County Bar Association, Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, State Bar of Texas
Honors & Awards
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 - Martindale-Hubbell, Board Certified - Criminal Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Superior Trial Achievement - Texas DWI Defense Lawyers Association, Client's Choice - Avvo, 10 Superb Criminal Defense - Avvo, 10 Best Client Satisfaction - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys

About The Medlin Law Firm

**Over 96 Years Of Combined Criminal Defense And Immigration Law Experience**
** Board Certified in Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1989**
**Award Winning Immigration Law Firm**
Our law firm in Dallas Texas is driven with one simple goal in mind and that is to deliver the best possible result on every case we represent. We know that for every criminal case that we pursue, there is a human being that is dependent on us for defending his or her rights, freedom, and future well-being. This type of understanding is the foundation of any successful attorney-client relationship.

Everyone should be deserving of a lawyer that they feel comfortable working with. You need someone by your side, who knows and understands the sum and substance of the Texas criminal justice system, and who is familiar with the courts, judges, prosecutors, and clerks in the various jurisdictions of the state of Texas.

We are committed 110% to be that firm for you!

Selection of your criminal defense counsel should be a careful and thorough process. You need and deserve a highly experienced and devoted advocate that you can rely on to protect your rights and your future. Our team of defense lawyers at The Medlin Law Firm will always give you honest answers to your questions and will dedicate the time that is needed in order to properly outline your defense strategy and possible scenarios of resolution. When you hire our firm, we get to work right away on uncovering and investigating every single detail of your case and the charges you are facing. We know what it takes to build a strong defense on your behalf. Our philosophy in handling each and every new criminal case is to prepare for the worst, but expect the best from the get-go; therefore, we look to dismiss every case if possible, but won’t hesitate to escalate to trial if it serves your best interests.

We prepare for each criminal case by planning multiple possibilities and courses of action, so that when your case unfolds, we are in an optimal position to choose the best and most beneficial resolution. Working with The Medlin Law firm means you are always informed and involved at every step of the process.

In over 34 years of criminal law practice, Gary Medlin has handled criminal matters of every type and has successfully defended thousands of criminal cases in the state of Texas. His experience practicing on both sides of Texas state and federal criminal law cases offers a significant advantage to his clients. 

Before becoming a criminal defense attorney, Gary Medlin served as assistant district attorney for over 8 years, prosecuting criminal charges against those accused of breaking the law. Today, this experience gives him invaluable insight into how prosecutors prepare cases against the firm’s clients. He knows the prosecution’s priorities as well as their pressure points, and as a result, is much more resourceful and effective in the preparation and defense of his client’s cases.

For the past several decades, Gary has been a highly regarded and trusted Texas criminal defense lawyer. He is Board Certified in Criminal Law as designated by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a distinction achieved by only 10% of criminal defense attorneys in the state of Texas.

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

•        Criminal Law
•        Immigration Law

CERTIFICATIONS/SPECIALTIES:

•        Board Certified in Criminal Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1989

BAR ADMISSIONS:

•        United States Supreme Court
•        United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
•        United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
•        Texas courts by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS:

•        Tarrant County Bar Association
•        Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (Immediate Past President)
•        DUI Defense Lawyers Association (Founding Member)
•        Texas DWI Defense Lawyers Association (Founding Member)
•        State Bar of Texas
•        Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
•        National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
•        National College for DUI Defense

EDUCATION:

•        Texas Tech University, Bachelor of Science 1979
•        Texas Tech University School of Law, Juris Doctorate 1982
•        State Bar of Texas Licensed: 1983

CRIMINAL CASES WE HAVE EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN REPRESENTING AT BOTH THE STATE & FEDERAL LEVELS:

•        DWI & DUI Offenses
•        Assault/Battery Charges
•        Domestic Violence
•        Murder/Manslaughter
•        Drug Crimes
•        Weapons Offenses
•        Violent Crimes
•        Theft/Burglary/Shoplifting
•        Arson
•        Bribery
•        White Collar Crimes
•        Conspiracy
•        Cyber Crimes
•        Embezzlement
•        Forgery
•        Sexual Offense Crimes
•        Trespass
•        Vandalism
IMMIGRATION
•        Visa
•       Green Card
•        Citizenship
•      Deportation

Services List

•        Criminal Defense - All Levels - All Case Types
•        Individualized DWI Defense & Hearing to Save Your License (ALR)
•        Extensive Experience in Jury Trails, Obtaining Dismissals, Reductions & More
•        Motions to Suppress, Occupational License to Cover Periods of Suspension
•        Obtaining Jury Acquittals at Every Level of Crime Including Capital Murder, Intoxication Manslaughter & DWI (Past Performance is No Guarantee of Future Results)
•        Immigration - Visa - Green Card - Citizenship - Deportation

Amenities

•        Bonds Free for Clients
•        Frequent Speaker On DWI, ALR, and Other Criminal Law Matters
•        Admitted to the United States Supreme Court, U.S. Dist. Ct.-Northern Dist. TX., U.S. Ct. of Appeals-5th Circuit
•        Member, College of State Bar of Texas, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
•        Former Tarrant County Assistant District Attorney



The Medlin Law Firm - Dallas
2550 Pacific Ave #834
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 888-4810
https://www.medlinfirm.com/locations/dallas/

The Medlin Law Firm Articles


Three Police Officer DWI Mistakes

When motorists are pulled over for a suspected DWI, they may not always realize their rights or pick up on instances when police officers are making a mistake or following improper...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Cedar Hill Man Faces Murder Charge for Shooting Neighbors Who Sprayed Water on his Car

In some cases, a trivial dispute or a falling out can lead to sudden violence. Police say a man fatally shot a neighbor and critically injured two others because they sprayed water...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Crimes at Stores – Man is Sentenced to Five Years for Using Fake Gift Cards at Wal-Marts

Over the holidays, crimes at stores typically spike in Texas and elsewhere. While shoplifting is one of the most prevalent offenses, stores may also be hit with other types of offenses.Some...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Texas Executed Mexican Despite International Outcry

Texas executed a Mexican national in the fall of 2017, despite an international outcry. Death row inmate Ruben Cárdenas was put to death despite a spate of 11th hour appeals...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Investigation Finds Defaulting on Renting Furniture Can Land You in Jail in Texas

Texas has a formidable reputation for locking up defendants. Although the state has moved to reduce its prison population in recent years there are some obscure ways you can be locked...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Three Texas Cities Modify the Policing of the Mentally Ill

Policing of the mentally ill has been a major issue in Texas for decades with resources scant to help people with particular needs.However, a new effort is underway in three Texas...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Sex Crime Cases Were Mishandled by San Antonio Police Unit

We were alarmed to read about how a detective in San Antonio mishandled more than 130 sex crimes cases going back four years.The San Antonio police unit came under scrutiny in 2017...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Explaining the DWI Process in Texas

The DWI process in Texas may seem intimidating and confusing, particularly if you have been arrested for the first time. Texas takes an uncompromising stance with drunk drivers and...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Common Myths About White Collar Crimes

Company directors, government officials and bankers are frequently in the news when they are charged with white collar crimes. However, there are many myths about white collar crimes.These...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


The Penalties for Texas Burglaries

What Is Burglary Of Habitation?In layman’s terms, it is the burglary of a home. The definition of burglary of habitation Texas penal code uses is the unlawful entering or staying...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Common Mistakes People Make About Criminal Trials

Many defendants are confused about criminal trials and there are numerous misconceptions. On our website, we point out that many people are influenced by trials they see on the TV.Often...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Common Questions Asked in Texas Assault Cases

Assault is a wide-ranging crime in Texas. However, an assault conviction may lead to a number of consequences in Texas.Here are some common questions asked in assault cases.1 Is Self-Defense...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Why Probable Cause is Needed for Cell Phone Searches

The issue of restrictions on police searching your cellphone has been the subject of a series of important court decisions in recent years. However, police cannot search the cellphones...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Texas Lawmaker Calls for a Ban on Open Carry of Long Guns

Texas allows the open carry of long guns. It’s a situation that one lawmaker wants to change in the aftermath of a church massacre.State Rep. Poncho Nevarez made the call after...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Texas Law Makes it Legal for Churches to Have Armed Volunteer Security

Shortly after the most deadly shooting in Texas history at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs in November, Attorney General Ken Paxton suggested armed volunteer security...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Will You be Jailed for Shoplifting In Texas?

Under Texas law, you can be charged with shoplifting in a wide range of circumstances. Depending on the value of the item stolen, you could be deprived of your liberty.Under the Texas...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Alcohol Cases Are Different Than Drug Related DWI Cases

It is important for people to know that alcohol cases are different than drug-related DWI cases. In alcohol cases, law enforcement can measure a person’s blood alcohol content...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Can A Passenger Be Charged If Drugs Are Found In The Vehicle?

Can a passenger be charged if drugs are found in the vehicle? Yes, it does happen frequently, however, there is usually not enough evidence to convict the passenger. A common example...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Prior Arrest or Conviction Impact on Current Case

As a general rule, a prior arrest or conviction impact on current case is not going to hurt at all. A prior conviction or arrest is not going to affect the defense’s chance of...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


What Are The Common Types of Police Encounters People Find Themselves In?

There are several different types of police encounters. One particularly common one is what the police like to call consensual, and occurs when they approach someone in public and...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Possession 4-200g Cocaine with Intent to Deliver

Our client had a prior felony conviction and was looking at a minimum of 15 years in prison if convicted of possession with intent to deliver cocaine.Police officers had a tip that...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Tried for Intoxication Manslaughter

Our client was in court accepting probation for possessing a controlled substance. After appearing before the judge and meeting with a probation officer, she drove home. On the way...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Can Police Use Any Statements I Made In The Absence Of My Attorney Against Me?

Any evidence or statements made by a person prior to their arrest may be used against them if the officer had reasonable suspicion supporting their decision to perform the detention....

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Medlin Client Falsely Convicted of Murder Exonerated after 21 Years

On Wednesday, a State district Judge exonerated 44-year-old John Earl Nolley for the 1996 murder of Sharon McLane. Nolley was released after 19 years in prison in May 2016 but was...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


I Was Asked To Come Down To A Police Station Regarding An Incident. What Should I Do?

If someone has been asked to go to a police station regarding an incident, they should call an attorney. There is no requirement for a person to comply with such a request. Once the...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Jury Acquittal for Capital Murder Charge

It was Christmas time and our client was going to walk to a holiday party. He stopped at his neighborhood convenience store to buy a scratch-off ticket – and was a winner! Just...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Not Guilty by Jury After Blowing .14 with Breathalyzer Test

Our client was stopped for a traffic violation and admitted to having a few drinks earlier. The client did okay on the field sobriety tests, but was arrested and submitted to a breathalyzer...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Seven People Are Arrested in Fort Worth Online Predator Sting

Sting operations are often used by police to catch alleged sex offenders. Seven people were recently arrested in a Fort Worth online predator sting.Those arrested included a North...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Student Confesses to Fatal Shooting of Texas Tech Police Officer

The shooting of a police officer or another public official in Texas carries a capital murder charge. In the fall of 2017, a student at Texas Tech was charged with the killing of a...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Man From Houston is Charged with DWI After Pedestrian Death

Being charged with a DWI in Texas is a serious offense, even if nobody is hurt. If you kill another driver or another road user, you are likely to be facing a long time behind bars.Recently,...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Identity Theft in Texas – Man is Arrested in El Paso

Identity theft in Texas can be a complicated offense that causes years of problems for victims. In one recent report from El Paso, a defendant is accused of living on a false persona...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


At Least Ten Texas Death Row Inmates Had Their Sentences Thrown Out

A Supreme Court ruling in 2017 that changes how Texas determines intellectual disability in Capital Murder cases is set to impact at least 10 Texas death row inmates.In March 2017,...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Texas Inmates Were Left With Inadequate Food and Water Post Hurricane Harvey

Prisons in Texas have a reputation for being uncompromising and even deadly places for those housed in them. When Hurricane Harvey hit the state in 2017, Texas inmates suffered serious...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


26-Year-Old Man Shot And Killed Thursday Night At A Home In South Fort Worth, TX

On Thursday night, 26-year-old Roderick Farris was shot and killed at a home in South Fort Worth.The police came to know about the shooting when an individual stopped a patrol around...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Austin Police Oversight Project is in Jeopardy

Austin has a police oversight committee. However, the refusal of the police to act on the recommendations of the citizen panel puts the 16-year experiment in jeopardy.The panel described...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Austin Police Oversight Project is in Jeopardy

Austin has a police oversight committee. However, the refusal of the police to act on the recommendations of the citizen panel puts the 16-year experiment in jeopardy.The panel described...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Prosecutors Drop Felony Charges Against Dawnna Dukes

Corruption crimes against politicians make big headlines. However, these kinds of offenses can be tenuous. Recently, prosecutors dropped criminal charges against state Rep. Dawanna...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Texas Republicans Led the Way on “Bump Stock” Ban

The worst mass shooting in U.S. history in Las Vegas in 2017 prompted calls for a bump stock ban, with Texas Republicans leading the charge.A report on KHOU noted Texas Republicans...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Can Texas Police Get Away With Lying?

Many people do not believe the police lie. This is not the experience of Texas criminal defense lawyers.The police lie more frequently than many people realize. Officers may lead you...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Ex Beauty Queen is Accused of Smuggling Drugs

Drug smuggling in a serious offense whatever the circumstances. Recently, a former Miss USA contestant was charged with smuggling drugs to an inmate in an Ohio prison.Kia Hampton,...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Stored Communications Act Allows Warrant for Whole Email Account

Law enforcement officials are required to obtain a warrant before searching a suspect’s personal belongings under the Fourth Amendment.The warrant must show there was probable...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Harris County Has a Diversion Program for Misdemeanor Marijuana Offenses

A diversion program for offenders who commit misdemeanor marijuana offenses went into effect in Harris County in March 2017.The program diverts offenders caught with small amounts...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


What is MS-13 and Why is the Gang Feared?

MS-13 is a violent street gang with roots in Central America. It was recently singled out for targeting by the Trump administration.Trump has described gang members as “true...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Attorney General’s Tough Policy on Drug Crimes Fails to Lead to More Convictions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced a new tough approach to drug crimes and urged federal prosecutors to seek the maximum sentence.It’s a high profile and uncompromising...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Rise in Violent Crime in Texas Outpaces the Rest of the Country

Violent crime rose across the United States in 2016 and the spike was even higher in Texas, according to figures from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).Texas outpaced the national...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Husband is Charged with Murder Based on Fitbit Evidence

Modern technology helps our everyday lives. It can trace our locations and tell us how far we have walked or run. This evidence can also be used in criminal investigations. Recently...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Road Rage in Fort Worth – Suspect is Arrested After Hiding in House

Road rage in Fort Worth is a major issue that has been linked to car accidents, shootings and fatal crashes.In September, a suspected road rage linked incident left two police officers...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


New Law in Texas Targets Sex Offenders in Dorm Rooms

Campus safety in Texas and elsewhere has come under scrutiny in recent years. However, a loophole was exposed by 2018 R-College Station who was shocked to discover there was no law...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Texas Task Force Targets Hurricane-Related Fraud

Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston area in September leaving thousands of people homeless.  While many people pulled together concerns about corruption led federal prosecutors...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


North Texas Brings the Criminal Law to Bear Against Homeless People

It’s not a crime to be homeless in Texas. However, a raft of laws targeted at homeless people means people with no roof over their heads are often criminalized. Some Texas cities...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Can Portable Breathalyzers Be Used as DWI Evidence in Court in Texas?

Our Fort Worth DWI defense lawyers are often asked if evidence from portable breathalyzers can be used in court. Many people believe this evidence is admissible but the answer is no.Police...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Man Accused of Killing Fort Worth Woman is a Suspect in a Plano Killing

A man who is accused of the murder of a woman in Fort Worth has also been accused of a Plano killing after a woman disappeared before her body was found in a Dallas lake.Plano Police...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Supreme Court to Rule on Non-Unanimous Jury Verdicts

The question of whether felony convictions should be allowed if the jury was not unanimous may be tested before the U.S. Supreme Court, which is looking at the issue of non-unanimous...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


The Long-Term Effect of a Texas Assault Charge

If you have been hit with a Texas assault charge, it can have long-term impacts on your life.If you are charged with assault, you will face immediate consequences like potential jail...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


White Supremacist Gang Investigation Ends with 89th Arrest

When a judge in north Texas handed down the 89th and final conviction to a member of a white supremacist gang in the summer of 2017, it marked the end of a detailed investigation that...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


The Difference Between Burglary and Criminal Trespass in Texas

Our experienced Fort Worth criminal defense lawyers are often asked about the difference between burglary and criminal trespass in Texas.These two offenses are delated but they are...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Domestic Violence Claim Leads to Suspension of Dallas Cowboys Player

NFL players are no strangers to run-ins with the law and criminal offenses. Charges of domestic violence and DWIs are particularly prevalent.In 2017, Dallas Cowboys star running back...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Austin Murder Suspect Accepts a Plea Bargain of 23 Years With Jury Deadlocked

Juries don’t always reach unanimous verdicts. In a recent case in Texas, a defendant accepted a plea deal and was sentenced to 23 years in prison after a jury was deadlocked.Steven...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Why Sobriety Checkpoints May Not Be Legal in Texas

Drivers dislike sobriety checkpoints but they are not legal in all states. It’s debatable whether drunk driving checkpoints and roadblocks are legal at all. At present, 38 U.S....

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Texas Teens Are Trained on Police Interactions

Interactions between teens and other citizens and police in recent years have led to standoffs and, in some cases, tragedies. Now high schoolers, new drivers and teens will receive...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


MADD Supports New Non Disclosure Law for Drunk Divers in Texas

A new law in Texas allows some DWI offenders to keep their convictions off the public record. Although the new non disclosure law is seen as a sympathetic law to offenders, it has...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Case of Arrests at DC House Party Reaches the Supreme Court

An incident that started as a late night house party in Washington DC more than a decade ago has reached the U.S Supreme Court.The case of 21 people who were arrested for trespassing...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Fort Worth Man is Jailed Over Obscene Photographs

Federal child pornography offenses carry long jail terms even when an offender has no previous convictions. In 2017, a 39-year-old Burleson man learned he was facing up to 40 years...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Robstown is Listed as the Most Dangerous City in Texas

When the FBI released its most dangerous cities in the fall of 2017, the rankings came as a surprise to the city of Robstown.The city of more than 11,000 people near Corpus Christie...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Sex Assault Fears Following Foster Parent Arrest

Child protective services in Texas have been the subject of official criticism for years. Much of it concerned the safety of children in foster care. These fears were reinforced with...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Junk Science Fears Fail To Halt Execution of Robert Pruett

Robert Pruett was executed in Texas in October. The 38-year-old received the death penalty despite little evidence linking him to the crime and concerns over the use of so-called “junk...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


One Dead And 1 Injured At Fort Worth Home Early Friday

On Friday morning, 2 individuals sustained gunshot wounds from which 1 died; according to the police.The shooting incident happened at a residence in the 3200 block of New York Avenue...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charges over the Dumping of a Puppy

If you mistreat a pet in Texas you can face animal cruelty charges. That extends to neglect and the dumping of animals.Recently in Dallas, a man was arrested after new cameras purchased...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Satan As a Defense in Texas Crimes

It may seem like an unorthodox defense, but the devil has come up frequently in criminal trials in Texas where defendants have attempted to use Satan to explain away crimes.The phenomenon...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Raise the Age Advocates Step up Campaign Over 17-Year-Olds Jailed as Adults in Texas

For decades, 17-year-old defendants have been treated like adults in the Texas criminal justice system. However, the state is being targeted by raise the age advocates.Recently, New...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Why Domestic Abusers Can’t Own Guns

A mass shooting in Texas last year highlighted the law that spells out why domestic abusers are banned from owning or possessing guns as well as its major loopholes.In November, Devin...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Texas Wants to Make It Easier to Fire People With Criminal Records

People with criminal records find it difficult to obtain or retain employment in Texas at the best of times. A serious offense on your record may render you unemployable. Even a misdemeanor...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Texas DWI Suspect Drives Into Lake to Avoid Police

On occasions, suspects accused of driving while intoxicated will take extreme measures to evade the law. In a recent case, a driver was arrested after driving into a lake.A report...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Crime Falls at Many East Texas Colleges

Crime at universities and colleges has made lurid headlines in recent years. However, a series of reports point to recent falls in offenses at East Texas colleges and other academic...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Inmate in Parker County Dies Hours After DWI Arrest

Deaths in police custody occur too often in Texas and there is often little information about the cause. Recently, a DWI inmate in Parker County west of Fort Worth died after she was...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


Medicaid Fraud Schemes Top $200 Million

Medicaid fraud remains a major target for federal prosecutors with some frauds topping $200 million in 2017.A report on HealthPayer Intelligence noted law enforcement officials continue...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


A Legal Guide To Understanding The House Bill 1927

The final version of House Bill 1927 Legislation, was formally signed by the Governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, and is due to come into effect on the 1st of September, 2021. The controversial...

Posted by The Medlin Law Firm on 08/07/2023


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