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An Unnecessary Weekend in Jail (Part 1)

A client of mine spent a weekend in jail recently. A weekend in jail that was absolutely unnecessary, caused by a series of bad decisions.

My client is a well-respected nurse with a successful career. She went through a nasty divorce.

BAD DECISION #1: M...

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An Unnecessary Weekend in Jail (Part 2)

Six months later, the police obtained an arrest warrant and my client got a knock on her door. She was arrested and taken to jail. She spent the weekend in jail before I became her attorney.

Moral of the story: Anytime you encounter legal issues of any ki...

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The Powdered Donut Defense is Alive! (Part 1)

The “Powdered Donut Defense” has existed in legend and trial lawyer lore for decades.

Although I certainly don't claim to have invented the term, I do claim to have actually used the defense in court to earn a "Not Guilty" jury verdict for my clien...

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The Powdered Donut Defense is Alive! (Part 2)

In this case, my first line of attack was the parents’ attic. I directed my questions to the arresting officer.

"Were other people in the house?" I asked.

"Yes," the officer responded.

"Did other people have access to the attic?"

"Yes."

"Is it...

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The Killer Behind Me

I represent a young client in a large Texas city who was arrested with 3 other boys who were driving around in a car. They were stopped for speeding. The police found marijuana and two guns in the back seat. My client was driving.

When I appeared in Court on the arraignment...

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I’ve known Mr Tharpe for many years and consulted him on several legal matters including contracts for professional wrestling and other entertainment And legal matters. He’s always been very professional and knowledgeable. Very easy to contact and explains all matters very precisely and understandably. I highly recommend his services for any and all legal matters needed. He will make sure your are protected in whatever matter you need legally handled.
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I acquired the services of Mr. Tharp last year when I was in need of legal counsel. Though the experience was an overwhelming, and intimidating one, he made the entire process smooth and manageable. He’s a consummate professional, well versed in the law, and he helped me to understand the process and what was to be expected. He was always available to answer questions I may have had, kept me well informed of any developments each step of the way, and eliminated the stress that these situations can pile on your shoulders. I’d definitely recommend his services to anyone in need of a competent, and compassionate lawyer.
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