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Entries from June 2014

Balch Springs 10-Year-Old Drowns

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments

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Tags: Media · News

Family suing Balch Springs after daughter drowns in park’s pond

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments

DALLAS — A Dallas County family is suing the city of Balch Springs after their daughter drowned in a newly-constructed pond. It’s a tragedy they say could have been prevented if “no swimming” signs were up. The signs surrounded the retention pond at Walter E. Luedke Park the day after 10-year-old Tamia Johnson’s death. She […]

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Tags: Associated Press · Civil · Grand Jury · Media · News

Wrongful death suit filed in 10-year-old’s drowning at Balch Springs park pond

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed today against Balch Springs over the May 18 drowning of 10-year-old Tamia Johnson. She died after being pulled from a pond at Walter E. Luedke Park at 3201 Hickory Tree Road, west of Interstate 635. “That park shouldn’t have been opened,” Antoin Lockett, the child’s stepfather, said at a […]

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Tags: Associated Press · Civil · Media · News

The 2014 List of Dallas’ Best Criminal Defense Lawyers – as voted by their peers.

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

The 2014 List of Dallas’ Best Criminal Defense Lawyers – as voted by their peers After weeks of peer nominations followed by weeks of voting, here is the 2014 list of Dallas’ Best Criminal Defense Lawyers as chosen by their peers. Each list is in alphabetical order. If my son/daughter were charged with a FELONY […]

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Tags: Dallas Observer · News · Uncategorized

Confusion follows Frisco boy’s death; culture clash may be a factor

June 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

FRISCO –– The husband of a Frisco woman accused of murdering their 10-year-old son has publicly declared her innocence, saying religious customs are the reason she acted the way she did. Sumeet Dhawan said his wife, a former NASA computer programmer, put Arnav’s body on ice to await his return from an out-of-town business trip […]

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Tags: India · Unconstitutional

Judge orders Frisco police to return some items to family of dead boy

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

McKINNEY — A Collin County district court judge ordered Frisco police to return personal belongings of no evidentiary value to the family of Pallavi and Sumeet Dhawan on Wednesday. But Judge Scott Becker’s order comes with some conditions. The items must be returned by Friday at 5 p.m. The judge stated, however, if the police […]

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Tags: India · Media · News · Uncategorized · Unconstitutional

Collin County medical examiner rules death of Frisco boy undetermined

June 16th, 2014 · 1 Comment

FRISCO — The mother of a 10-year-old boy found dead in a bathtub inside the family’s Frisco home was released on bond, police revealed Friday morning. Frisco police said 38-year-old Pallavi Dhawan surrendered her passport and visa under terms of the $50,000 bond. Mrs. Dhawan was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Arnav […]

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Husband Maintains Wife’s Innocence in Son’s Death

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

The husband of a Texas woman accused of murdering their 10-year-old son has publicly declared her innocence, saying religious customs are the reason she acted the way she did. Sumeet Dhawan said his wife, Pallavi Dhawan, a former NASA computer programmer, put Arnav Dhawan’s body on ice so he could deliver last rites upon his […]

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Initial autopsy results in Frisco boy’s death inconclusive; mom out on bond

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

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Tags: India · Media · News

Texas Boy, 10, Found Dead; Mother Charged With Murder

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

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Tags: India · Media · News

Mother Arrested For Alleged Murder of 10 Year Old

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

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Tags: Family Code · Federal · India · Media · News · Press Release

Chosen by Legal Peers as One of the best criminal defense lawyers in Dallas

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

I’m very honored to have been chosen for this award.

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Tags: Dallas · David Finn · Defense Attorneys

Ted Nugent’s Wife Arrested with Gun at Texas Airport

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

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Tags: Airport Arrests · Media · News

Me on TV Show “I (Almost) Got Away with It.”

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

I’m featured in this episode a few times, since when I was a Federal Prosecutor I sent him to jail. Dennis Hope was quite the escape artist.

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Standing up to Bully Judge

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

An old Observer story about me I though y’all would enjoy.

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Tags: Dallas Observer

Judge Orders Release of Dhawan Family Vehicle

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

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Tags: Media · News · Uncategorized