The Legal and Financial Consequences of a Texas Identity Theft Conviction
Identity theft is a serious crime that involves stealing someone’s “Identifying information” to commit fraud or otRead More
Our DA says defense attorneys are “enjoying the delay” caused by the pandemic. That’s right we are!!! We are all enjoying the hell out of the PANDEMIC!!! It’s like Going to PANDEMIC DISNEYLAND where they have all new rides.
ENDLESS JAIL RIDE- This is a great Great new ride where our clients get to stay in jail seemingly forever with the bonus risk of catching Covid and Dying. We really enjoy this Ride!
DEATH COURT RIDE -it’s a cool new ride where judges make our clients go to court for no reason and WE get to go with them. We have a chance to catch the Covid and die while the DAS safely appear from home by zoom!
I love this ride!!!! I really enjoy riding the elevator and standing in the halls with people who may have Covid!!! It’s fun like going to Vegas. It’s like an all or nothing bet. If we win, We get to go home and live. If we lose we get to not live anymore- but it’s worth it because our death Would have helped move the docket! And isn’t that what life is all about?
I mean seriously who among us would not give his life to help move a misdemeanor court docket? I can only hope that I die for such a noble cause.
GOING BROKE RIDE – It’s lots of fun to go broke cuz none of the clients who need oue help have any money Because they are unemployed. So we take their cases and they pay us with acorns and rocks!!!’ Going broke because Of Covid is fun and it makes for even more fun when the DA with a steady paycheck
Makes fun of us and blames us for everything!!!
WATCHING PEOPLE DIE RIDE- This is like the traditional “Its a small world ride” but with a twist. This is the “ Its a small world and only getting smaller ride!” Fun. Each time it goes around there are fewer people. Now there are 300,000 dead Americans. We really enjoy watching that number go up!
The DA’s suggestion that the defense bar is In any way “enjoying” anything associated with the pandemic is beyond offensive. It’s an odious, obscene and ignorant statement beyond comprehension.
Shame on our DA.
Robb Fickman, Houston
Client was charged by Federal Indictment with making a social media post that threatened Malicious Damage and Destruction of a Building by Means of Fire and Explosives in violation of Federal law. The Defense showed that Client was a law-abiding citizen. The Defense further showed that the alleged threat was not made with any criminal intent.
The client, a public official with a long history of public service, was accused by a former girlfriend of engaging in non-consensual sexual relations. The Defense investigation and analysis showed through a detailed timeline that the allegation made absolutely no sense. Phone records, including calls and texts, were relied on to help establish an accurate timeline. The Defense met with law enforcement and reviewed a detailed package that exonerated the accused.
Client, a Houston area professional who frequently travels for work, was accused by his wife of assaulting her in his family home. Defense showed that wife’s story lacked credibility and there was no physical evidence in support of the wife’s allegation.
The client, a young Black male, was driving his car when police pulled him over for no apparent reason. It looked to be a profile stop. The client was accused of possessing a controlled substance in his vehicle. The Defense showed that there was no lawful basis for the police to stop the Client’s car. The Defense also showed that there was no lawful basis for the search of the Client’s car. It was a bad search, so the seized evidence was not admissible.
Client charged in Federal Indictment In “Operation Wrecking Ball” with 55 named co-defendants. Client faced seven charges. Client was charged with Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Conspiracy to Engage in Money Laundering. Client was also charged with four counts of Distribution of Cocaine and one count of Money laundering.
Allegations involved client’s alleged use of his home to distribute cocaine. Government’s lengthy investigation involved numerous wiretaps, surveillance, video, pole cams, search warrants, vehicle stops and use of cooperating co-defendants.
Client went to trial with four remaining defendants. After a two-week trial, Judge granted Motion for Acquittal on four of the seven charges. Jury found Client Not Guilty of remaining three charges.
Client charged in Federal Court with two counts of Wire Fraud related to Five SBA EIDL loan applications. The Government alleged the client, a Houston professional, defrauded the Small Business Administration out of over $150,000. The Client faced up to 20 years in prison on each count. The Defense investigated the case and negotiated a deal that included the Government not opposing a probation. The Federal Guideline calculation was for a prison sentence and the Probation Department recommended a prison sentence. Attorney Fickman submitted a 90 page Defense Sentencing Memorandum asking for Probation.
Client was retired professional. Client was accused of being involved in a road rage incident in 1960 Area. Defense put together a 100 page memorandum that demonstrated complainant was actual aggressor.
Client was accused of touching child. Case involved thousands of pages of psychiatric and Child Protective Services records as well as investigations by multiple police departments. After three- year fight, case dismissed.
Client accused of shoving and knocking down family member causing injury. After investigation, charges were dismissed.
Client was accused of knocking disruptive student against the wall. Videotape of incident was obtained. Witnessed located and interviewed. On the day of trial, case was dismissed
Identity theft is a serious crime that involves stealing someone’s “Identifying information” to commit fraud or other illegal activities. “Identifying information” includes:
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