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Kenneth Wayne Acy, Jr. v. The State of Texas

Austin, Texas – Criminal_Defense lawyer represented Appellant convicted on two counts of aggravated assault.



The evidence at trial established that on September 23, 2014, appellant fired
multiple shots with a firearm at two individuals and that he previously had been convicted of a
1 Because the parties are fa... More...
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C. O. v. Texas Department of Family and Protective Services

Austin, Texas – Family Law lawyer represented Appellant with appealing the trial court’s final decree as permanent managing conservator of her three sons.



Finally, the Department called the guardian ad litem, Cathy Rothas. When asked
for her recommendation, Rothas informed the court that she did not feel that gr... More...
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Patrick Leonard Martin v. The State of Texas

Austin, Texas – Criminal Defense lawyer represented Appellant with a burglary of a habitation charge.



Kristin Ellington1 began a dating relationship with Martin in 2014. Martin lived
“off and on” with Ellington and her mother, Marcia Larson, at Larson’s home in Bulverde,
Texas. Although at first the rel... More...
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William Ellis Douglass v. The State of Texas

Austin, Texas – Criminal_Defense lawyer represented Appellant with appealing the denial of his pretrial motion to suppress evidence claim.



On the morning of February 2, 2018, in a 911 call to the Kyle Police Department
(KPD),2 an unidentified individual reported that a package containing marijuana had been mailed ... More...
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United States of America v. Joshua Padilla

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with child exploitation.




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In December 2021, the Joshua Padilla, age 37, of Eaton, New Jersey... More...
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United States of America v. Dr. Musaddig Nazeeri

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with violation of the false claims act.

Between February 10, 2021 and January 21, 2022, Dr. Musaddig Nazeeri billed Medicare for certain services that were not supported by the medical record. During the above timeframe, Dr. Nazeeri submitted Evaluation & Management (E&M) claims when the only service rendered was ... More...
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Christopher Timothy Sherman v. Mollie Marie Sherman

Fort Worth, Texas – Divorce lawyer represented Appellee with requestng post-divorce spousal maintenance for a reasonable period.

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We review the trial court’s decision to award spousal maintenance under an
abuse of discretion standard of review. See Diaz v. Diaz, 350 S.W.3d 251, 254 (Tex.
App.–San Antonio... More...
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United States of America v. Lawrence Belcher

Albany, New York criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with attempting to coerce and entice a child to engage in sexual acts with him.

Lawrence Belcher, age 37, of Troy, New York, admitted that between January and April 2022, he sent sexually explicit text messages to someone he believed to be a 13-year-old boy. Belcher asked to meet the child in person in order to engage in... More...
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Gerson Molina v. The State of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas – Criminal Defense lawyer represented Appellant with that he had violated the terms of his deferred-adjudication charge.

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When Molina was placed on five years of deferred-adjudication community
supervision for aggravated assault with a firearm, he signed two documents that
outlined its terms... More...
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Vidal Presas Garcia v. The State of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas – Criminal lawyer represented Defendant with continuous sexual abuse of a young child. charge.

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In June 2021, Garcia was reindicted for the felony offense of continuous sexual
abuse of a young child pursuant to Section 21.02 of the Texas Penal Code.
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statute provides in pertinent pa... More...
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Alexander Paul Schaefer v. The State of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas – Criminal Defense lawyer represented Appellant with appealing from the trial court’s judgment revoking his probation.

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In 2016, when Schaefer was a juvenile, he was found to have engaged in
delinquent conduct—indecency with a child—and was sentenced to five years’
confinement and plac... More...
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Candace Bell v. The State of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas – Criminal law lawyer represented Appellant with appeals her conviction and 180-day sentence for violation of a protective order charge.

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I. Background
In two points, Appellant Candace Bell appeals her conviction and 180-day
sentence for violation of a protective order. See Tex. Penal Code Ann... More...
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Mark Morgan Upchurch v. The State of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas – Criminal Defense lawyer represented Appellant with appealing his conviction for assault of a family member charge.

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A. The Aggravated Assault (by Fire)
Appellant met and began dating the complainant, Jane,
1 in 2013. In 2014, Jane
was hospitalized after being set on fire. She told parame... More...
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Seth Bookout, Leslye Romero, and Ryan Gallagher v. Jonathan Shelley and Stedfast Baptist Church

Fort Worth, Texas – Civil Litigation lawyer represented Appellants with the trial court’s denial of their motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed against them.

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In this accelerated interlocutory appeal, Appellants Seth Bookout, Leslye
Romero, and Ryan Gallagher challenge the trial court’s denial of their mot... More...
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Ikeem Elijajuan Shaw v. The State of Texas

Fort Worth, Texas – Criminal Defense lawyer represented Appellant with appealing from his convictions for one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and for two counts of deadly conduct charge.

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In May 2017, Entonyo Jones had recently been released from prison. During
Jones’s incarceration, he learned ... More...
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United States of America v. Sharon Gardner

Central Islip, New York criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud in connection with her participation in a kickback scheme.

Sharon Gardner, the former Director of Food Services for the Hempstead Union Free School District (“HUFSD”), pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud in connection with her p... More...
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Obadiah Kinara v. David Ongera

Fort Worth, Texas – Civil Litigation lawyer represented Appellant with appealing the trial court’s default judgmen.

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In December 2020, Dorothy Ongera (Decedent) drowned in a bathtub under
allegedly suspicious circumstances in a home she shared with Kinara. Kinara
maintains that he was Decedent’s com... More...
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D Kendrik Dewayne Moore v. The State of Texas Child Sexual Predator

Fort Worth, Texas – Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with appealing from the judgment adjudicating him guilty of sexual assault of a child under seventeen charge.

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D Kendrik Moore filed a pro se notice of appeal from the trial court’s
judgment adjudicating him guilty of sexual assault of a child und... More...
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Demetria Washington v. Yellowfin Loan Servicing Corp., as the Successor in Interest to Option One Mortgage Corporation

Fort Worth, Texas – Civil Litgation lawyer represented Appellee with appealing from a suit to recover the balance due on a second lien.

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At the bench trial, Matthew Miller, the President of Yellowfin, testified that he
is the custodian of records and that he is familiar with the manner in which records
are cr... More...
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Dyrol T. Stubbs v. The State of Texas Child Sexual Predator

Fort Worth, Texas – Criminal Defense lawyer represented defendant with challenging his convictions for indecency with a child by sexual contact and indecency with a child by exposure charges.

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I. Introduction
In a single issue, Appellant Dyrol T. Stubbs challenges his convictions by a jury
for indecency w... More...
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Yumin Zhao v. Two Steppin Towing

Fort Worth, Texas – Civil Litigation lawyer represented Appellant with claiming that his vehicle was wrongfully towed.

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Pro se Appellant Yumin Zhao claims that his vehicle was wrongfully towed by
Appellee Two Steppin Towing. After a justice court rejected Zhao’s claim, he appealed
to a county court at... More...
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IN THE INTEREST OF R.W. AND G.W., CHILDREN

Fort Worth, Texas – Family Law lawyer represented Appellant and Appellant with a order terminating their respective parental rights.

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Appellant L.A. (Mother) and Appellant D.W. (Father) appeal the trial court’s
order terminating their respective parental rights to R.W. and G.W. (the children). In
seven issu... More...
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Dani Roisman v. Gavriella Etana Roisman

Houston, Texas – Divorce lawyer represented Appellee with an enforcement action for medical child support.

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Dani and Gavriella have three children together. Jane is their oldest child.
Dani and Gavriella divorced in February 2018 when Jane was 15 years old.
Dani and Gavriella signed an Agreed Divorce Decree ... More...
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In re Joyce Reece and Zachary Petitt

Houston, Texas – Civil Litigation lawyer represented Relators with filing a petition for a writ of mandamus.

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In his first amended petition, Roy, acting as next friend for Clarice A. Thomas,
brought claims against relators for fraud, false imprisonment, conversion, theft,
unjust enrichment, and civil conspir... More...
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Dmintry Nikolenko v. Luiza Nikolenko

Houston, Texas – Divorce lawyer represented Appellant with considering whether (1) a Russian divorce decree deprived the trial court of subject-matter jurisdiction.



The Parties’ Relationship
Dmitry Nikolenko (“Dmitry”) and Luiza Nikolenko (“Luiza”) were married
on March 15, 2011 in Tashkent, Uzbekis... More...
   $0 (11-24-2022 - TX)

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