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August 21, 2022

Child Sex Crimes: The Importance Of Intent In Indecency and Continuous Sexual Abuse Crimes

When it comes to charges of indecency with a child Dallas sex crime lawyer John Helms explains the reasoning behind why intent or the lack thereof matters I have tried a lot of cases in Texas involving charges of indecency with a child by contact and continuous sexual abuse of a child based on indecency.  One defense I have used successfully is lack of intent.  Specifically, I have successful...
July 17, 2022

Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains Does It Matter If It Is Your First Offense

As a federal criminal defense lawyer in Dallas, I am often asked by clients and their families if it matters in a federal criminal case that the accused has never been convicted of a crime. The answer is that it does matter. This article will explain how. Will The Prosecutor Dismiss The Case If The Accused Has No Prior Convictions? Many people accused of a crime hope that their lawy...
July 05, 2022

Dallas Child Sex Crimes Defense Lawyer John Helms Gets Not Guilty Verdict

On June 30, 2022, John Helms won a not guilty verdict in a trial in Mitchell County, Texas in a case involving the alleged felony crime of indecency with a child. The case is State of Texas v. J.D.J., No. 8180, in the 32nd Judicial District Court of Mitchell County, Texas. Mitchell County is a mostly rural county in West Texas. Its county seat is Colorado City, which is about 30 m...
July 05, 2022

Dallas Child Sex Crimes Defense Lawyer - Gets Not Guilty Verdict

Not Guilty Verdict of indecency with a child  in Mitchell County Trial  On June 30, 2022, John Helms won a not guilty verdict in a trial in Mitchell County, Texas in a case involving the alleged felony crime of indecency with a child.  The case is State of Texas v. J.D.J., No. 8180, in the 32nd Judicial District Court of Mitchell County, Texas.           Mitchell County is a mostly...
July 05, 2022

Dallas Money Laundering Defense Lawyer John Helms Explains Clean, Clear, and Confident

Money laundering is the process of disguising financial assets in order to make them usable without being detected during the illegal activity that generated them. By money laundering, a criminal transforms monetary profits from unlawful activity into funds with a seeming legal origin. Read  “Clean, Clear, and Confident”: What Is The Federal Crime Of Money Laundering? If you have been acc...
July 05, 2022

Dallas Federal Money Laundering Defense Lawyer John Helms Explain – “Clean, Clear, and Confident”

What Is The Federal Crime Of Money Laundering? By: Dallas Federal Money Laundering Defense Lawyer John Helms  “Clean, Clear, and Confident” is a slogan for a brand of soap, but it is also a good metaphor for money laundering.  If you watch true crime shows, you have probably heard detectives say that investigations should always “follow the money.”  That is because law enforcement can often...
July 04, 2022

Federal Crimes Defense Lawyer from Dallas John Helms Launches New Resource on Federal Criminal Defense

John has been a trial lawyer for 30 plus years. He is a former federal prosecutor and while being an Assistant United States Attorney(AUSA) in the Northern District of Texas, he never lost a trial or appeal. Due to a large amount of interest, Dallas criminal defense lawyer John Helms has recently updated his website with up-to-date federal criminal defense laws to assist his current and futu...
May 25, 2022

John Helms a Dallas Federal Financial Fraud Defense Lawyer Interviewed on Fox 4 News on a PPP Fraud Case.

An Update from Dallas Financial Fraud Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John Helms 18 arrested in Texas PPP fraud case. Federal criminal lawyer discusses crimes may result in felony charges in the Northern District, and defendants face serious prison time May 22, 2022 // Last Friday, Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John Helms, who once served as a Federal Criminal Prosecutor for The No...
John Helms a Dallas Federal Financial Fraud Defense Lawyer Interviewed on Fox 4 News on a PPP Fraud Case.
May 24, 2022

Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John Helms, a Subject Matter Expert, interviewed on Fox4news on a PPP Fraud Case.

Last Friday, Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John Helms, who once served as a Federal Criminal Prosecutor for The Northern District Of Texas was interviewed by Fox4news.com regarding Thursday’s May 19th indictment of 18 people criminally charged in a federal Paycheck Protection Program fraud case. John Helms is a federal financial fraud attorney who has written an extensive white paper...
Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John Helms, a Subject Matter Expert, interviewed on Fox4news on a PPP Fraud Case.
March 31, 2022

Federal Computer Crimes - Dallas Federal Computer Crime Defense Lawyer Web Resource on - Van Buren v. United States Supreme Court Ruling - GlobeNewswire

Dallas, TX , March 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New web resource from Dallas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyer John Helms on the Van Buren v. United States Supreme Court ruling. Last year’s Supreme Court Ruling in the Van Buren v. United States case involved a police officer who was charged with illegally accessing information from a workplace database. He used the information for personal purp...