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About Sharita

Sharita Blacknall is an attorney with over a decade of legal experience under her belt. Based in Dallas, Texas, Sharita brings a unique perspective to the areas of Criminal Defense and Appeals on the state and federal level. Sharita prides herself on constant communication, as well as integrity, honesty and passionately working to serve her clients in all areas. She and her legal team form the backbone of The Law Offices of Sharita Blacknall, PC, and strive to create tailored solutions for each client in order to protect their rights and preserve their futures. Whether you have been arrested for a criminal offense or you need help with an appeal, contact us today 214-678-9111.

WHAT TO DO IF YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO PAY YOUR DWI SURCHARGE

By | June 25th, 2018|Categories: DWI|

A DWI conviction is one of the most expensive offenses that a person can be charged with.  One of the things that makes it so expensive is the fact that the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) assesses a three year penalty called a surcharge for every individual convicted an offense that stems from operating a motor [...]

3 ADVANTAGES TO BEING SENTENCED TO JAIL INSTEAD OF PROBATION FOR A DWI

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

  If you and your attorney have analyzed your case and determined that it is not one that is suitable for pleading not guilty and going to trial then you must next start thinking about punishment options. The two main options are jail vs. probation. Let’s face it nobody wants to go to jail. But, sometimes it is [...]

Help! My Bond Is Too High!

By | June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Bonds|

If a person is arrested and the bond is set too high, it is possible to have that bond lowered by hiring an attorney to get a bond reduction. The attorney will need to do a thorough interview of the arrested person to determine what amount of bond the arrested person can afford and whether or [...]

Car Passenger Charged With Possession Of Controlled Substance With Intent To Deliver

By | June 1st, 2018|Categories: Drug Crimes|

If you are a passenger in a vehicle that is stopped for a traffic violation and a large amount of drugs are found in the vehicle you can be charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver—even if the vehicle does not belong to you, even if the drugs were found in the [...]

Motion to Suppress Blood

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

A motion to suppress any type of evidence, including blood evidence, is a challenge by the attorneys to the legality of the evidence, namely how it was obtained. The Exclusionary Rule In Texas, there is an exclusionary rule that the courts can use when they find that the evidence was not obtained according to the rules [...]

How Do Prior DWI Convictions Affect Plea Negotiations?

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: DWI|

Many times, when someone has been arrested for DWI, the prosecution will approach and ask if they want to plea bargain, as this has the potential to benefit both the defense and the prosecution. The prosecution wants to lower their caseload, so by getting defendants to enter into a plea negotiation, it can reduce the amount [...]

How Are Out of State DWI Convictions Used?

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: DWI|

In the state of Texas, the legal system uses “enhancements” for multiple convictions of certain types of crimes, including DWI. This means that if someone has a second DWI offense in Texas, it is considered a class A misdemeanor rather than at class B, which is the charge for a first offense. With additional arrests for [...]

Franks Motion: What Is It and How Could It Apply to a Case

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

If a defendant and his or her attorney believe that some of the evidence being used against them has been obtained illegally because the police lied to get a search warrant, they will file a Franks motion. This is a request to the courts for a Franks hearing. During the hearing, the courts will try to [...]