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Criminal defense attorney Nicole DeBorde of the Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm in Houston gets results. Visit her Houston criminal defense law blog to see proof of her respected and responsive legal representation.

Texas Traffic Stops Can Lead to Federal Drug Charges

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
Jun 17, 2014

Traffic Stops to Federal Drug Charges So-called “routine traffic stops” are often cited in offense reports in criminal cases in Texas where the case allegedly begins a minor traffic violation,…...

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Worker in Texas School District Indicted on Federal Fraud Charges

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
Jun 06, 2014

Mail and wire fraud statutes cover a broad range of activities, allowing federal prosecutors a great deal of flexibility in seeking charges. As long as a person is accused of…...

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Fake Viagra: Houston Man Pleads Guilty to Unlawful Importation

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
May 23, 2014

While the idea of “fake” Viagra may cause a smirk or a grin to cross your face, the consequences in federal court are real and significant. The federal government has…...

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Dea Conducts Designer Drug Raids in 29 States, Including Texas

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
May 09, 2014

There has been a great deal of public debate in recent times concerning federal drug crime sentencing reform. In the last entry, this blog discussed the issue of mandatory minimum…...

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Drug Sentencing Policy Shifting at the Federal and State Levels

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
Apr 10, 2014

Drug crime sentencing at the federal level has historically been fairly harsh. Many federal drug crimes carry large mandatory minimum sentences, and zero-tolerance policies have often pervaded federal drug crime…...

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Federal Fraud Charges Brought Against Deputy U.S. Marshal

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
Mar 12, 2014

Sometimes, federal charges are brought against a person over allegations of insurance fraud. Recently, an insurance-fraud-related federal case has come up involving a deputy U.S. Marshal from here in Texas.…...

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Accusations of Public Corruption Can Be Federal Charge

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
Feb 25, 2014

Public corruption allegations, such as allegations of a government worker accepting bribes or misusing public resources, are something that the government takes incredibly seriously. Such allegations can sometimes lead to…...

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7 Texans Accused of Involvement in Id Theft Scheme

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
Feb 13, 2014

ID Theft Scheme A federal fraud case has recently arisen involving seven Texans. The seven have been accused of having engaged in an identity theft scheme. According to authorities, the…...

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Accused ‘real Housewife’ and Husband Seek Separate Fraud Trials

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
Jan 27, 2014

Spouses Face Federal Fraud Charges In July, “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe Giudice were indicted on 41 counts of federal fraud charges…...

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Dea Pre-criminalizes Four New Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs

Hochglaube & DeBorde Law Firm
Jan 17, 2014

Cannabinoid Drugs Cannabinoids drugs work by activating the cannabinoid receptors on certain cells, changing the way the brain works. They share the root word with cannabis, or marijuana. With pot…...

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