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August 01, 2023

Understanding Federal Firearm Possession Laws: Supreme Court Certiorari in United States v. Rahimi | Dallas Federal Crime Defense Lawyer John Helms

Author: Dallas federal crime defense lawyer John Helms Discover the complexities of federal firearm possession laws and the recent Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari in United States v. Rahimi case. Dallas federal crime defense lawyer John Helms sheds light on the confusion surrounding firearm regulations and the impact of recent court decisions. Stay informed about the constitutionality of g...
July 27, 2023

Insider Trading Dallas Defense Lawyer John Helms, Discusses Penalties for Insider Trading

Insider trading is a white-collar crime rigorously prosecuted by prosecutors and federal agencies, resulting in harsh punishments such as lengthy jail sentences, hefty fines, and prohibitions on holding positions with fiduciary duties. Insider trading was once allowed, but substantial changes in the 1930s resulted in illegality. Insider trading occurs nowadays when individuals use non-p...
Insider Trading Dallas Defense Lawyer John Helms, Discusses Penalties for Insider Trading
July 18, 2023

Dallas Drug Crimes Defense Lawyer John Helms, Former Federal Prosecutor In The N. District Discusses Cell Phone Seizures

John Helms, a highly respected Dallas criminal defense attorney with over 20 years of experience in the criminal justice field, has just published a detailed and insightful article about challenging search warrants for cell phones in federal and state drug cases in Texas. The piece provides valuable insights into the complexities of the law surrounding this important area of criminal defense....
Dallas Drug Crimes Defense Lawyer John Helms, Former Federal Prosecutor In The N. District Discusses Cell Phone Seizures
July 11, 2023

FORMER FEDERAL PROSECUTOR CLARIFIES HUNTER BIDEN PLEA AGREEMENT IN LATEST ARTICLE.

In a recently released blog post, seasoned federal criminal defense lawyer and former federal prosecutor John M. Helms dives deep into the recent plea agreement involving Robert Hunter Biden. The article aims to dispel misconceptions surrounding the case and educate readers on the criminal justice system's intricacies. The blog post titled "Understanding the Tax and Firearm Charges Filed Aga...
FORMER FEDERAL PROSECUTOR CLARIFIES HUNTER BIDEN PLEA AGREEMENT IN LATEST ARTICLE.
July 10, 2023

Was Hunter Biden’s Plea Deal Fair? Former Federal Prosecutor And Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney John Helms Weighs In.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office from the District of Delaware has recently announced a plea agreement with Hunter Biden for tax and gun crimes. See “Tax and Firearm Charges Filed Against Robert Hunter Biden,” United States Justice Department press release, June 20, 2023, available at https://www.justice.gov/usao-de/pr/tax-and-firearm-charges-filed-against-robert-hunter-biden. Under the proposed plea...
July 10, 2023

Federal Criminal Forfeiture - Expert Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John Helms Explains

What is Forfeiture in Federal Criminal Cases? Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains. Federal criminal forfeiture is a federal law that enables law enforcement to seize assets associated with illegal activities in federal criminal proceedings. Asset examples are cars and jewelry, real estate, cash, bank accounts, and cryptocurrency accounts. Notably, forfeiture is not applicable in every ...
Federal Criminal Forfeiture - Expert Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John Helms Explains
July 05, 2023

Best Rated Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Discusses What Kinds Of Arguments Can A Defendant Make In An Appeal

"When it comes to filing an appeal, it's essential to understand that it's not just a chance to present the same arguments again but rather a chance to show the Court of Appeals that there was a legal error in the trial court that justified a change in the judgment," explains Dallas criminal defense lawyer John Helms. Appeals are confined to the trial court record, including trial testimony...
Best Rated Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Discusses What Kinds Of Arguments Can A Defendant Make In An Appeal
July 02, 2023

TEXAS FEDERAL AND STATE COURT DRUG CASES:  CHALLENGING SEARCH WARRANTS FOR CELL PHONES

Dallas Federal Drug Crime Lawyer John Helms Breaks down the law surrounding warrants for cell phones related to drug crimes federally and in Texas. Anyone involved in the criminal justice system in Texas—especially law enforcement officers—knows how important evidence on a defendant’s cell phone can be.  Text and other messages can link one drug trafficker to another.  Messages using code words...
June 13, 2023

John Helms: Former Federal Prosecutor and Leading Dallas Federal Criminal Lawyer, Shares Insights on High-Profile Case

 Renowned legal expert and former federal prosecutor, John Helms, recently provided valuable insights into an upcoming high-profile case during an exclusive FOX interview. With his extensive experience in Federal Criminal Law, Helms is regarded as a leading authority in the field and offers unparalleled expertise to his clients. In the interview, Helms showcased his deep understanding of the...
John Helms: Former Federal Prosecutor and Leading Dallas Federal Criminal Lawyer, Shares Insights on High-Profile Case
June 13, 2023

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Demystifies Digital Privacy Defense: Can Police Demand Your Phone Passcodes?

John Helms, a Dallas criminal defense lawyer for Digital Privacy Defense John Helm unravels the complexities of digital privacy in the context of criminal investigations. He provides a legal perspective on whether law enforcement can compel individuals to disclose their phone passcodes. Dallas, TX - June 12, 2023 - The world of digital privacy can be a confusing one, especially when it inter...
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Demystifies Digital Privacy Defense: Can Police Demand Your Phone Passcodes?