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09 January 2008

Immigration Offenses - Broden and Mickelsen – Criminal Defense Attorneys

Those charged with immigration offenses in federal court often face very severe penalties. For example, a person who reenters the United States after having been deported for committing certain felonies can face approximately seven year s imprisonment.

Federal Drug Trafficking Charges - Broden and Mickelsen – Criminal Defense Attorneys in Dallas Texas

The penalties facing persons charged with drug offenses in federal court are mind boggling. For example, time and time again we have seen young people, without any criminal record, facing a minimum of ten years in federal prison based upon drug charges. This is a minimum sentence and, many times, the reality is that they are facing much harsher sentences in the range of thirty years to life. Also, unlike state prison, persons serving time in federal prison must serve eighty-five percent of their sentence.

Federal White Collar Offenses

The firm of Broden amp; Mickelsen specializes in the aggressive representation of individuals and businesses charged with various types of fraud and white collar offenses in federal court. White collar and fraud charges in federal court usually result in multi-count indictments.

17 December 2007

Recent Supreme Court Landmark Federal Sentencing Law Developments

On December 10th the Supreme Court decided two companion cases that essentially hold that the Federal Sentencing guidelines really are just guidelines. In other words, the sentencing court, after giving them consideration, is free to disregard them and impose the sentence the court thinks is appropriate in a given case. To understand the significance of this development, here is a brief overview of the history of the sentencing guidelines.

10 December 2007

Dallas Criminal Lawyers - Broden amp; Mickelsen: Gitmo Bay Detainees Argument before the Supreme Court

Do you have any meaningful legal rights? Are you doomed to languish for the rest of your life as a prisoner of an undefined war with no discernible end? These are the questions that lie at the heart of the case being argued before the Supreme Court

03 December 2007

Should You Accept a Plea Bargain?

In almost every criminal case a defendant will be offered a "plea bargain" and, indeed, most criminal cases ultimately do not go to trial. Here are some questions to which these lawyers suggest you know the answer before pleading guilty to any charge.

27 November 2007

Dallas Criminal Lawyers - Broden amp; Mickelsen: IF I AM CHARGED WITH A CRIMINAL OFFENSE IN TEXAS, HOW SHOULD I GO ABOUT SELECTING A LAWYER TO REPRESENT ME AT TRIAL?

If you are charged with a criminal offense in state court in Texas, there will be several considerations before you can select an attorney who is truly committed to giving you the best representation possible.

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