What Is the Federal Tax Fraud Statute of Limitations?

What Is the Federal Tax Fraud Statute of Limitations?

When you file your taxes yourself, there is ample opportunity to make mistakes. The IRS can launch an investigation against you if the agency suspects any wrongdoing. Of course, some tax filers purposely mislead the IRS when it comes to the amount they owe or will be getting back. Whether you lied to the IRS

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What Is the Criminal Statute of Limitations in Texas?

What Is the Criminal Statute of Limitations in Texas?

Not everyone who commits a crime in Texas faces charges right away. That’s not to say that criminals in Texas will not be prosecuted for the crime at all. This is because Texas law allows the state anywhere from three to 10 years to press charges on most types of criminal offenses. This is called

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Texas Probation Rules & Requirements

Texas Probation Rules & Requirements

The ultimate goal of the Texas probation program is rehabilitation — so that people convicted of felonies can successfully integrate into society as productive, law-abiding citizens. In this respect, probation benefits those convicted of crimes just as much as it helps society as a whole. Just because it’s beneficial, however, doesn’t mean that probation in

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Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Texas

Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Texas

Fiduciary duty in Texas describes a relationship in which one person is supposed to act in the interest of another. More specifically, the fiduciary has a duty to be loyal and honest toward the person he or she has promised to help, as he or she has a certain standard to live up to. When

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Medicare Fraud: Whose Fault, the Patient or Doctor?

Medicare fraud cost U.S. taxpayers about $16 billion in 2016 alone, so it’s easy to see why the government has been trying to crack down on the issue. However, not everyone who is accused of Medicare fraud is actually guilty of purposely misleading the government. Some simply made billing mistakes or were even unknowingly used as pawns

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Real Estate Fraud: Don’t Be a Victim

Real Estate Fraud: Don’t Be a Victim

If you’ve been accused of mortgage fraud or federal tax crimes related to real estate fraud, there’s a good chance you’ve fallen victim to an overzealous federal court system. Following the housing bubble, prosecutors were expected to put their best efforts forward when it came to mortgage fraud. Unfortunately, this has led to innocent victims

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When White Collars Turn Orange – Legal Appeals of Federal Crimes

When White Collars Turn Orange – Legal Appeals of Federal Crimes

Being accused of a federal crime is no fun, just ask people who have experienced the feeling of the federal government’s boot heel grinding on their toes. Being convicted is even worse, as federal crimes seldom carry lenient sentences. It’s not an exaggeration to say that being convicted of a federal crime can ruin your

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Accused of Insurance Fraud? – Hire an Insurance Fraud Lawyer

Accused of Insurance Fraud? – Hire an Insurance Fraud Lawyer

Are you dealing with insurance fraud? Insurance fraud costs people in the nation an estimated $30 billion per year. An estimated 10 percent of all insurance claim money paid out each year goes to frauds. The massive scale of insurance fraud across the country leads to higher insurance premiums for everyone. If you have been accused

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7 Key Facts About Federal Criminal Appeals

7 Key Facts About Federal Criminal Appeals

Understanding the federal criminal appeals process can challenge even a competent attorney let alone a lay person. This overview will clarify seven key facts regarding federal criminal appeals. A Mistake during a Trial Doesn’t Mean an Automatic Appeal Appellate court judges generally refuse to overturn lower court cases, believing that the trial judge had strong

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Anatomy of a White-Collar Crime

Anatomy of a White-Collar Crime

White-collar crime is a broad term used to describe various financially motivated nonviolent crimes committed by business and government professionals. Typically, they are crimes committed using deceit for financial gain. The most common types are embezzlement, fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion. The umbrella of white-collar crime can cover transgressions from email scams to Ponzi

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How to Protect Your Federal Criminal Appellate Rights

How to Protect Your Federal Criminal Appellate Rights

Being investigated or charged with a federal crime is a frightening experience. However, even if you are convicted of a federal crime, you can still protect your right to appeal if you move quickly. The best way to protect your appellate rights is to consult with a knowledgeable and experienced attorney as soon as you

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Defending Yourself in a Complex Civil Appeals Case

Defending Yourself in a Complex Civil Appeals Case

When you are involved in a complex civil appeals case, expertise in this particular area of the law is crucial. Trusting your life, your finances and your freedom to just any attorney you find online is foolish. Alternatively, taking an attorney recommendation from someone who used them for a totally different type of case can

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