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Netflix’s Jerry Harris Arrested for Child Pornography Following Tarrant County Lawsuit

On Thursday, September 17, Jeremiah “Jerry” Harris – star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer” – was arrested on one count of child pornography. The TV personality was taken into custody in Naperville, IL, and faces charges in federal court in Chicago. His arrest comes on the heels of a recent Tarrant County lawsuit, which […]


North Texas ‘Money Doctor’ Sentenced To 25 Years In $30 Million Ponzi Scheme

William Neil “Doc” Gallagher, the so-called “Money Doctor,” was well known throughout North Texas for his AM radio show, his supposed devotion to Christianity, his public appearances, and his alleged financial acumen. However, federal and state authorities accused Gallagher of scamming more than 200 people for more than $30 million. Gallagher was found guilty of […]


Dallas Anesthesiologist Receives Additional Prison Time for Healthcare Fraud

On August 10, 2020, Dr. Richard Ferdinand Toussaint Jr., an anesthesiologist and cofounder of the upscale hospital, Forest Park Medical Center, received a 66-month federal prison sentence for his involvement in a $200 million fraud case. He was also ordered to pay restitution fees of more than $82.9 million. In a separate March 2018 health […]


Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Now, or Wait for the Courts to Reopen?

By Whether you’re facing charges relating to a DWI, theft, drug possession or anything else, do not wait to hire a criminal defense attorney when the courts resume. Just because the courts are closed does not mean that the justice system has stopped. Hiring an attorney during this time can be beneficial to you and […]


What Crimes are Enhanced During a State of Disaster

by Are Penalties Worse if I’m Charged with a Crime During the COVID-19 State of Disaster? Governor Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster in Texas in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 13, 2020. For crimes committed during a state of disaster, punishment levels for certain offenses are increased to the next higher […]


What Happens If I Violate the Shelter-in-Place Order

by Kyle Therrian My soliloquy. We are living in an unprecedented moment in US history. As this global pandemic spreads and threatens our lives and livelihoods, some of our leaders have risen and met the challenge. As a result, many of us are now the subject of “stay-at-home” or “shelter-in-place” orders. And as a result, […]


What Happens After My Case is Filed in Court?

By Kristi Tyler Perhaps you or a loved one have endured an arrest and a long wait to see if a case would be filed against you. Then, you receive a notice to appear in court. You may be wondering: What happens now? How long will this take? What can I expect from this process? […]


How Long Will it Take for My Case to Get Filed in Court?

By Kristi Tyler If you or a loved one has ever been arrested and charged with a crime, you may find yourself wondering, “When will this nightmare be over?”  Unfortunately, you will find that much of the criminal justice system fits the old saying, “Hurry up, and wait!”  So, what can you expect? How long […]


How Do I Get My Child Out of Juvenile Detention?

By Kristi Tyler Can I bond my child out of juvenile detention? The short answer is, “No.” Unlike a criminal case, you cannot post bond on a juvenile case. This is just one of the many ways that a juvenile case is different from an adult criminal case. You will soon discover many purposeful differences […]


Texas Super Lawyers Selects Three [firm-name] Attorneys

Texas Super Lawyers has selected three Rosenthal & Wadas attorneys to its 2019 Super Lawyers list. Jeremy Rosenthal, Founding Partner – Criminal Law Derk Wadas, Founding Partner – Criminal Law Bo Kalabus, Partner – Criminal Law Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas […]