August 2021 was a busy month for Dax Pueschel, criminal attorney here at Blizzard and Zimmerman Attorneys, as he successfully closed a number of cases. Here at Blizzard and Zimmerman, we don’t take pride in how many cases we close. Numbers aren’t what’s important. We value getting closure & certainty for our clients so they…

Dax Pueschel is an attorney and counselor at law with Blizzard & Zimmerman Law Firm. He has created a Facebook Group called Big Country Addiction Recovery and Redemption Resources for those in the greater Abilene area—be it from Coleman to Knox City or Jayton to Throckmorton – who struggle and need direction for help. He…

Texas House Bill 1540 passed the House and Senate in May and was signed by Governor Abbott in June. The legislation goes into effect on September 1, 2021. The new law is aimed at cracking down on human trafficking here in the state of Texas. State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, the primary author of House Bill…

There are many mistakes you can make when filing your 11.07 Writ of Habeas Corpus application, but there are four particular mistakes that could be devastating if you accidentally make them, so I’m here today to write about the four biggest mistakes you can make when you file your 11.07 Writ of Habeas Corpus application….

Picture this: you just filed your 11.07  writ of habeas corpus application, and you are about to have your records sent to the Court of Criminal Appeals for determination. You either had a hearing, the court received evidence, or maybe the court didn’t do anything, but there’s one thing you forgot: You didn’t attach all…

Fighting for families in our community is a priority because even though our state has an interest in safeguarding our children, sometimes the state gets it wrong—after all, we’re all imperfect people. Lawyers in our firm are selective about the types of cases we accept court appointments for. Each of our lawyers has a community…

Blizzard and Zimmerman partner Jacob Blizzard has been selected a Super Lawyer Texas Rising Star. Jacob is recognized by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a criminal law and criminal appeal specialist and Capital Murder Appellate List Qualified, 7th Judicial Region of Texas. According to Super Lawyers, he received the Texas…

In case you missed it amidst the distractions of 2020, the Supreme Court decided Ramos v. Louisiana in April of last year. I mention it now to underscore the importance of the recent Supreme Court decision in Edwards v. Vannoy. In Ramos, the Court held that a defendant in a state criminal case has the…

We do get questions from time to time about what a board certified attorney is. Here at Blizzard and Zimmerman, Jacob Blizzard is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Specialization for not only Criminal Law but also Criminal Appellate law. These are two related but separate areas of law. But what does Board Certified…

Many innocent people are tragically convicted and sent to prison, so today I decided to write about some statistics about exonerations in cases and just how proficient the system is at putting innocent people in prison. Many times throughout my practice I’ve seen that there are many people who are exonerated and there are some…

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