Discover the latest insights, news and advice related to civil and criminal appeals, state and federal appeals, judgment collection, receivership and more.

Summary Adjudication vs. Summary Judgment: When to Use One Over the Other

Summary Adjudication vs. Summary Judgment: When to Use One Over the Other

When considering summary judgment vs. summary adjudication as trial strategies, you should consult with Texas lawyers who possess the resources and knowledge of these nuanced procedural techniques to help you. Keep reading to learn more about the ins and outs of summary adjudication and summary judgment. The Difference between Summary Adjudication and Summary Judgment Summary

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What Does It Mean When a Charge Is Dropped?

What Does It Mean When a Charge Is Dropped?

Criminal charges are brought against a defendant by the state or the people, and they can be maintained or dropped by the same. This may be a surprise, as it seems all crimes have victims who many feel deserve justice for being hurt. Why Are Criminal Charges Dropped? Criminal actions, such as the ones prohibited

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5 Significant Wins from Our Law Offices You Should Know About

5 Significant Wins from Our Law Offices You Should Know About

The Law Offices of Kretzer and Volberding P.C. has an impressive track record of success obtaining wins for clients. Keep reading to learn more about some of our past victories. About the Law Offices of Kretzer and Volberding P.C. Our Texas law firm includes experienced attorneys Seth Kretzer and James “Wes” Volberding. Attorney Kretzer is

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Judgment Collection Attorney Consultations: What to Expect

Judgment Collection Attorney Consultations: What to Expect

During a judgment collection consultation with an attorney, you will discuss several options together to determine the best path for your specific collections case. Keep reading to learn more about the consultation process. The Role of Judgment Collection Attorneys The best judgment collection attorneys know all the ins and outs of how to pursue a

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The 4 Most Common Judgment Collection & Appeals Attorney Services

The 4 Most Common Judgment Collection & Appeals Attorney Services

What are the most common reasons that people hire an attorney? In this article, we will discuss the different types of law services that attorneys practice and provide examples of specific scenarios. Receivership and Post-Judgment Collection In accordance with 28 U.S.C. §3103, a court-appointed receiver may collect unpaid money judgments by taking possession of the real

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What the Federal Civil Appeals Process Looks Like

What the Federal Civil Appeals Process Looks Like

In civil cases, either party can appeal to a higher court. This article will discuss the grounds for appeal in civil cases as well as the steps of the federal civil appeals process. U.S. Courts of Appeals: An Overview The United States Courts of Appeals (also called the Circuit Courts) were created by Congress under authority rooted

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Lawyer Takes Rare Case on Religion, Executions to U.S. Top Court

Lawyer Takes Rare Case on Religion, Executions to U.S. Top Court

Seth Kretzer achieved a doubly rare feat when he convinced the U.S. Supreme Court not only to halt his client’s execution but also to grant full briefing and oral argument. The catch is that the court set the argument for less than two months after granting the September stay, expediting the appeal and prompting an unexpected trip to

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Sentencing Hearings: What To Expect

Sentencing Hearings: What To Expect

A sentencing hearing can be stressful if you don’t know what to expect. Let’s get you prepared for a sentencing hearing, so you’ll be informed when it’s time. What Is a Sentencing Hearing? A sentencing hearing is where the court orders the guilty party’s penalty, such as a monetary fine, jail time, or a combination

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