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False Accusations

False Accusations Stanley G. Schneider Texas Sex Crimes Defense Attorneys Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 Falsely Accused of a Sex Crime in Houston? It is tragic: a good man or woman's reputation is at stake, threatened by the false accusations of another adult or even worse, a child, involving sex crimes. Not coincidentally, these charges often suddenly surface during the midst of a divorce or custody battle. If you have been falsely accused of a sexual crime, that is threatening your good name, your job, and possibly your liberty, call or e-mail ...

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Jan

Important Cases Helpful in Your Defense of a Texas DWI Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 The information contained on this page is to cite examples of recent cases in Texas DWI defenses. State v. Homan: Field Sobriety Tests not allowed to establish probable cause unless done correctly. Knowles v. Iowa: Officers may not search beyond what is necessary for officer safety in a routine traffic stop. United States v. Lambert: A defendant was seized while agents held his driver's license for 20 minutes. United States v. Buchanan: The defendants were seized when the troopers separated them from their vehicle. United ...

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Jan

Frequently Asked DWI Questions

Frequently Asked DWI Questions Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 The information contained on this page is to answer some questions you may have concerning local and state DWI laws. Should I refuse to take a breath test? The simple and most direct answer is, yes. Obviously, if you do not take a breath test, the prosecution will not have that evidence to use against you. Additionally, even if you take the breath test and pass, you will not be released. Keep in mind that by the time the officer asks you to submit ...

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Jan

Saving Your Texas Driver’s License

Saving Your Texas Driver's License Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 The information contained on this page is to answer some questions you may have concerning the potential suspension or revocation of your Texas Driver's License. Saving Your Texas Driver's License? Your driver's license is subject to suspension if you refuse to submit to a breath or blood test when requested by an officer following an arrest for DWI or a DWI related offense. Your license is not automatically suspended. You have a right to request a hearing and, in the event you fail ...

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Jan

Administrative License Revocation (ALR)

Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 A Note About Your Driver's License and Administrative License Revocation (ALR): To preserve your right to drive in Texas, you must request a hearing within 15 days of the date you were served with a Notice of Suspension. In most cases, this is the day of your arrest. If you timely requested a hearing to contest your license suspension, you will be able to continue to drive unless an Administrative Law Judge rules against you and authorizes the Department of Public Safety (DPS) ...

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Jan

Texas DWI Information

Texas DWI Information Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 The information contained on this page is to give examples of what may happen after a DWI arrest in Texas. The information on this page should not be construed as legal advice and may or may not apply to your or anyone else's case. The things that can potentially happen in any given case are as varied as the number of cases. Only after consulting with a lawyer about individual facts and circumstances can you have any reliable idea about how any specific ...

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Jan

Children's Protective Services Stanley G. Schneider Texas Sex Crimes Defense Attorneys Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 Our team of sex crimes defense lawyers realizes that society treats child abuse sex crimes differently from any other type of criminal charge. Just the mere charge can be like poison to the reputation, job, and/or liberty of yourself or a loved one. If you or a loved one has been contacted by Children's Protective Services, or feel that you or a loved one may be contacted soon, contact a Houston criminal defense lawyer on our team ...

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Jan

Child Pornography

Child Pornography Charges Stanley G. Schneider Texas Sex Crimes Defense Attorneys Schneider & McKinney, P.C. 110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994 Our Houston sex crimes defense lawyers realize that society treats sex crimes differently from any other type of criminal charge: just a mere charge relating to child pornography can be like poison to the reputation, job, and/or liberty of you or a loved one. Embarrassing even to be charged If you or a loved one is accused of a state or federal sex crime associated with child pornography; you or a loved one is accused of being a child predator;, ...

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Jan

SANE NURSES - INVESTIGATIVE PROTOCOL: DEFENSE TECHNIQUES IN THE COURTROOM* Ned Barnett, Stanley G. Schneider & Dr. Stacey Mitchell** Defending Sexual Assault Involving Children September 11-12, 2008 Austin, Texas Law Office of Ned Barnett 8441 Gulf Freeway, Suite 600 Houston, Texas 77017 (713) 222-6767 Stanley G. Schneider 440 Louisiana, Ste. 800 Houston, TX 77002 (713) 222-6767 Dr. Stacy Mitchell 6315-B FM 1488 Magnolia, Texas (713) 703-7430 * This paper is a summary the Texas Evidence Collection Protocol. ** This paper was co-written by Amanda M. Webb. Ned Barnett 8441 Gulf Freeway, Suite 600 Houston, TX 77017 713-222-6767 When Mr. Barnett was born in May of 1961 he was destined to become a criminal defense ...

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Jan

Stanley G. Schneider

Stanley G. Schneider graduated from St. Mary's University Law School in 1974 and attended Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyer’s College in 2000.  He is licensed to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee.  He is also licensed to practice in the United States  Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits and the Supreme Court of the United States.  He is Board Certified in Criminal Law and Criminal Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Stanley G. Schneider ...