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How Do I Get My Record Expunged in Texas?

Even if your case has been dismissed it’s important to have it expunged. It can affect you in applying for a job or dealing with the police. You only have one chance in filing an expunction so it’s important to have it done correctly. If done incorrectly you may have an expunction taken off in only certain areas. Watch as attorney Mike Goolsby explains the expunction process and why you need to contact him for…
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Do You Need an Attorney for a Bail Hearing in Dallas?

In Dallas and the surrounding areas they have magistrate judges to help assist in setting bail bonds. Because of this bail bonds are set pretty quickly, usually within 12 hours. Bail hearings do not necessarily need to take place in the Dallas area. It is only necessary when the bond needs to be set. In this video attorney Mike Goolsby explains in full the bail hearing process. Video Transcription Well, in Dallas County and the…
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What Is The Bail Process In A Texas Criminal Case?

After you’re arrested, in most cases, you have the ability to get out of jail. You might have the option to pay and ensure that you will come back to a scheduled court date, which is bail. There are two types of bail; attorney’s bond and bail bond. Bail bonds are the most common, in which most like a family member, goes through a bail bonds company. To find out more about the bail bonds…
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What is the Crime of Resisting Arrest in Texas?

When you are being detained there are many ways in which you can be charged for resisting arrest. You can also be charged with resisting a police officer so it’s important to find an attorney who can take care in reviewing your case. Attorney Mike Goolsby explains in this video what can happen if you are charged with resisting arrest and what he can do to help you in that situation. Video Transcription: Resisting arrest…
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Do You Have a Protection Order Entered Against You?

There are many rules to follow for someone who has a protection order entered against them. They need to stay so many feet away from a person and their place of residence. If you are at all in violation of your protection order you can be arrested. Watch as attorney Mike Goolsby explains the details of a protection order and what can be done if you or someone you know is in violation. Video Transcription…
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What Should You Do If Police are at Your Door?

When the police arrive at your door it’s important to remain cordial says criminal defense attorney Mike Goolsby. The police have the ability to arrest you if they feel an act was committed against them. Usual causes for the police arriving are family violence or disputes. They have to believe a crime is being committed to decide if they want to enter the premises. Watch as attorney Mike Goolsby describes what steps you need to…
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Have You Been Accused of Assault and Family Violence?

Having an assault charge against you can have very negative consequences. It can affect future job prospects, possibly jeopardizing interviews and hiring processes. It’s important to have an attorney who understand this and the steps needed to protect you if you are accused of assault. Watch as criminal defense attorney Mike Goolsby explains the different types of assault charges and why it’s important to hire an attorney who won’t just plead to those types of…
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Do Criminal Cases Usually Go to Trial?

It’s important to have an attorney who represents you well and knows trial work. Criminal defense attorney Mike Goolsby has had experience working as an assistant district attorney for Dallas County. There he got the best training and experience on how to try cases. When choosing a lawyer you need to look out for someone who has a good reputation, who knows how to properly have your case go to trial. Watch as Mike Goolsby…
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Is Violating a Protective Order a Criminal Offense?

What does it mean to violate a protective order? Is it a criminal offense if a protective order is violated? You can go to jail for violating a protective order and definitely want to hire a lawyer if you find yourself in that position. Attorney Mike Goolsby explains in this video how you can violate your protection order. He wants you to know what steps you can take if you are found in violation of…
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