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Medicare Fraud Defense Lawyers in East Texas

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.tylercriminallawyer.com Direct: (903) 472-0000 Available on Weekends Targets of Medicare Investigations There are four major government run healthcare beneficiary programs:  Medicare (for seniors), Medicaid (for low-income individuals), insurance through the Department of Labor (DOL) (for government employees), and Tricare (for members of the military and their dependents). These federal agencies regularly target physicians and healthcare entities for investigation into Medicare fraud, particularly in Texas, which has…

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Compound Pharmacy Fraud Defense Attorneys in East Texas

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.tylercriminallawyer.com Direct: (903) 472-0000 Available on Weekends Pharmacies under Attack Recently, the federal government has been escalating its investigations into compound pharmacies.  In fact, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has openly acknowledged that they are currently focusing their attention on these types of pharmacies.  This new era of investigations into compound pharmacies is characterized by a national effort of various law enforcement agencies and the government’s…

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Bail & Bond in East Texas

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.tylercriminallawyer.com Direct: (903) 472-0000 Available on Weekends Many clients are surprised at the contrast in procedures between federal court and Texas state court. Indeed, criminal cases in East Texas proceed quite differently depending on whether the defendant has been arrested by state or federal authorities. One of the primary differences is the use of bond in federal court and bail in state court. In fact, with…

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Getting Bond in East Texas Federal Courts

Dr. Nick Oberheiden, Esq. www.tylercriminallawyer.com Direct: (903) 472-0000 Available on Weekends Magistrate Judge. At the onset of a federal criminal case, one of the most important questions to be answered is whether or not the defendant will be released on bond pending resolution of the case, either via plea or trial on the merits. This decision is made by a federal magistrate judge at the time of the defendant’s initial…

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Can the Police Search My Car?

The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution protects citizens against unlawful searches and seizures by the government. This protection extends to your vehicle. However, just like there are situations where the police can search your home or pat you down, there are certain situations where the police have legal authority to search your car as well. If you have been charged with a drug crime or other offense based…

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Have You Been Charged with a Public Safety Crime?

While much of the criminal justice system targets illegal acts committed against individuals (such as identity theft) or the government (such as tax or Medicare fraud), there is a class of offenses known as “public safety” crimes focused on activities that cause harm to the public at large. While some public safety crimes are relatively minor in terms of possible punishment, others can lead to serious consequences. In any case,…

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Should You Fight Your Speeding Ticket?

When you receive a speeding ticket, you need to decide if you are going to plead guilty and accept the punishment or fight to have your charges dismissed. While many people do not want to deal with the “hassle” of hiring a lawyer and going to court, the fact is that fighting your speeding ticket will often be in your best interests. In fact, depending on the circumstances, hiring a…

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Accused of Computer Fraud? What to Do

Fighting computer fraud is a top priority for many law enforcement agencies across the country. As a result, more and more people are suddenly finding themselves facing serious criminal charges – often without even realizing that they were under investigation. If you have been accused of computer fraud, you need to take your situation very seriously. Here, we provide some important recommendations for steps you should be taking right away.…

Court Day – What to Expect

When your court date arrives, you need to be ready. This includes not only having a thoroughly-prepared defense, but understanding what to expect in the courtroom as well. Whether you are facing charges for simple marijuana possession or a serious felony with the potential for spending years behind bars, walking into the courtroom on your trial date can often feel like too much to bear. Understanding what to expect can…

Marijuana Legalization – The Latest News

With the majority of Americans now favoring legalization of recreational marijuana and many of the scientific and medical arguments against marijuana being called into question, more and more states are getting on the path to legalization. Keep in mind, however, that “legalization” does not mean that anyone can buy or sell as much pot as they want. Marijuana is still a Schedule I substance under federal law, the state legalization…