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Is Street Racing Illegal in Texas?
Street Racing is Illegal in Texas Street racing is illegal in Texas, but what charges drivers face depends on the facts and circumstances. Street racing can be...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Jun 22 @ 9:21 am
When Does a Crime Become a Hate Crime in Texas?
Hate Crimes in Texas Defendants accused of a hate crime face enhanced punishments in Texas, but this enhancement only applies to certain offenses. Pursuant to...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Apr 13 @ 6:41 am
Deepfakes in Texas: What Are They and Are They Illegal?
A quick google search of ‘deepfake’ will bring up hilariously entertaining videos of celebrities and public figures such as Barak Obama , Donald Trump , and...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Apr 7 @ 10:18 am
News: 3 suspects arrested in connection to fatal Sansom Park stabbing
February 8, 2021 FORT WORTH, TX Police in Sansom Park have arrested three people over a fatal stabbing that occurred outside of a Sansom Park bar in late...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Mar 17 @ 6:25 am
VS News Desk: Get the Latest Crime & Courts News
Looking for the latest crime and courts news? The VS News Desk keeps you current on the headlines, which are delivered by the defense attorneys at Varghese...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Mar 9 @ 7:41 am
Black Boxes in Criminal Cases: A Look at Tiger Woods’ Crash
In March 2021, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant to obtain data from the Event Data Recorder, typically referred to as the...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Mar 5 @ 5:50 am
Is it Illegal to Leave Your Dog Outside in Snow or Cold in Texas?
It s illegal to leave your dog (or any pet for that matter) outside under certain conditions in Texas. The past few days have been brutal in North Texas, where...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Feb 17 @ 11:35 am
COVID Disaster Declaration Continues to Increase Punishment for Certain Crimes
The Coronavirus pandemic has changed how we work, socialize, learn — and even how we punish certain crimes in Texas. On March 13, 2020, Governor Abbott issued...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Feb 9 @ 4:28 pm
Super Bowl Streakers: What Punishments Do Pranksters Face?
One of the highlights of this year s big game was undoubtedly the Super Bowl streaker. With 5:03 left in the fourth quarter, a man wearing a bright pink thong...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Feb 8 @ 6:31 am
What Federal Criminal Charges Do the Capitol Rioters Face?
More than 200 people have been charged by federal prosecutors in connection with the January 6, 2021, breach at the U.S. Capitol, which left five people dead...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Feb 6 @ 4:29 pm
Trying a Multi-Defendant Federal Jury Trial During the Pandemic
Last week, two of our attorneys tried a case in federal court in front a jury. Not only that, the trial had multiple defendants. Yes, a jury trial with three...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Feb 5 @ 9:56 am
News: Man arrested on assault charges following stabbing at bar in South Fort Worth
FORT WORTH, TX – Police arrested a man they believe stabbed two other men at a bar in south Fort Worth at about midnight on Saturday, the Star-Telegram reports...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Jan 25 @ 7:09 am
News: Fort Worth police arrest Arlington man for bank robbery
FORT WORTH, TX – Police have arrested a man they believe robbed a bank in southwest Fort Worth earlier this month, according to a tweet from the Fort Worth...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Jan 20 @ 7:11 am
Benson Varghese Elected President of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Bar
FORT WORTH – Benson Varghese, managing partner of Varghese Summersett, is the new president of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCCDLA)....
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Jan 8 @ 5:00 pm
Benson Varghese Elected President of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Bar
FORT WORTH – Benson Varghese, managing partner of Varghese Summersett, is the new president of the Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCCDLA)....
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Jan 8 @ 4:49 pm
How a Fort Worth Law Firm Scored an Elusive PS5 from Walmart
The call for help came from an email at 8:35 a.m. Tuesday. Melody McDonald Lanier , the media relations director at Varghese Summersett, had an urgent request...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Nov 13 @ 1:12 am
What Does the Biden Presidency Mean for Criminal Justice?
During his presidential campaign, Joe Biden ran on a progressive criminal justice reform platform that stands in stark contrast to some of his previous...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Nov 9 @ 3:18 am
How to Win an ALR Hearing in Texas – Administrative License Suspension
Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearing When you are stopped for suspicion of a DWI , your initial thoughts go to the criminal case, but license...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Nov 5 @ 10:24 pm
Can you go to jail for transmitting an STD in Texas?
Transmitting an STD or STI is not just a health matter in Texas, it can also be a crime — especially if it is incurable or life-threatening. For example, a...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Aug 26 @ 9:18 am
The Effect of Coronavirus on Criminal Cases in Texas (15 Observations)
The coronavirus pandemic has undoubtedly had an effect on criminal cases in Texas. If you ve wondered what types of cases are on the rise, whether criminal...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Aug 11 @ 4:34 pm
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