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  • Leaving the Scene: Understanding the Legal Ramifications of Hit and Run in Texas

    May 18, 2023

    Hit and run accidents are distressing events that can have serious consequences for both the victim and the fleeing driver. In the state of Texas, leaving the scene of an accident without fulfilling certain legal obligations is a criminal offense. This blog post aims to shed light on the legal ramifications of hit and run […]

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  • Facing Embezzlement and Bank Fraud Charges in Texas: What to Expect

    April 18, 2023

    Embezzlement and bank fraud are serious white-collar crimes in Texas that can result in significant penalties, including fines, imprisonment, restitution, and damage to your personal and professional reputation. If you are facing these charges, it’s crucial to understand what to expect and how to protect your legal rights. In this article, we’ll discuss the basics […]

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  • How Does A Criminal Conviction Affect You?

    March 17, 2023

    A criminal conviction can have serious consequences that can affect you for years. Even after you’ve served your time, having a criminal record can limit your options and change your life in ways you might not have expected. Here are some of the ways a criminal conviction can affect you: Contact Chernoff Law Today For […]

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  • End Defense Attorney

    December 22, 2022

    I had to upgrade my computer last year. I went to the most powerful Mac Pro available, and added an external four terabytes. I didn’t have a choice but to spend the money. I needed the video editing capabilities that only a monster processor and memory would provide. Thanks to technology, the time is fast […]

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  • Nuts And Bolts Of Federal Detention Hearing

    December 15, 2022

    The Bail Reform Act of 1984(18 U.S.C. §3142) is the best place to start. This law was enacted during “Just Say No” and the TV show Miami Vice, where the country was coming to terms with the proliferation of cocaine. The act allows a Federal Court to detain an arrestee pending trial if the Government […]

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  • Listen To Your Lawyer

    December 08, 2022

    I remember most of the stupid things I have done. One that sticks out is the day I decided to replace the pea trap under my kitchen sink. It really looked simple. Two attaching rings and maybe one pipe section that needed to be replaced? How hard could that be? I’m an educated man after […]

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  • MOEP Is Bullsh***!

    December 01, 2022

    What Is A Moep? For those of you who don’t know what a Magistrates Order of Emergency Protection (MOEP) is, it’s an order from a Judge prohibiting an accused from, among other things, going near the residence or place of business of an alleged victim of family violence in Texas. I know it seems like […]

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  • Sex Offender Registration Texas Time Change

    November 24, 2022

    Who Goes Into Texas Sex Offender Registry? Currently, Chapter 62 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure governs Sex Offender Registration. It details when registration is required and for how long. If we were to condense it down to basics, just about everybody has to register for the rest of their life if they plead […]

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  • The Bachelor

    November 17, 2022

    Most of my clients are on bond. However, some unfortunates have cases of sufficient severity that bail has been set too high to make. One female client of mine, who is charged with two cases including Capital Murder, sits in the jail on Baker Street awaiting trial. I visit her frequently, but court settings are […]

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"Ed Chernoff is truly an amazing lawyer and person. He was able to get my felony charge DISMISSED by the Grand Jury in only 2 weeks! Thank you Mr. Chernoff for being the very best you could be and for helping so many others like me. You are a blessing."
- Reggie Kerr

"Mr. Chernoff was adamant about not having me plead guilty to my case and was able to completely wipe my record of the incident. Ed was very prompt, professional, and excellent at explaining where we were in the process and what to expect. I highly recommend him. He is an excellent lawyer."
- Jeff Stautner

"I could not have made a better decision in hiring Ed. He put my fears at ease and helped me get my case dismissed and my life back on track. I would highly recommend hiring Ed and letting him do the same for you."
- Jordan Charles

"I don’t have the words to express how grateful we are for Mr. Chernoff and his team. They always kept us updated and were available for any questions we had. They were able to obtain the best possible outcome. I would definitely use him again and highly recommend him."
- Susan Purdy
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