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A criminal charge of any type has the ability to send an accused individual's life into complete upheaval. From protracted periods of incarceration, costly fines, license revocations, professional harm and damage to community standing, the implications of being convicted of a crime in Texas are things everyone should attempt to avoid.
Because the stakes are so high, it is incumbent upon those facing criminal allegations, no matter the category, to seek aggressive defense counsel as soon as possible. If you are under the inescapable stress, strain and fear known to result from the attention of police and prosecutors, you owe it to yourself to align with a West Texas criminal lawyer committed to protecting your rights and fighting for your future. Our attorneys practice statewide with offices in Amarillo, Austin, Dallas, Denton, El Paso, Fort Worth, Lubbock, Midland, and Odessa.
Criminal Offenses in Texas
A skilled Texas Criminal Defense Group attorney with experience defending charges throughout West Texas possesses significant knowledge in handling matters pursuant to a broad array of penal code provisions, including:
High Stakes for Criminal Defendants in Texas
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and that holds true for the state's criminal justice system. Texas has some of the strictest penalties for breaking the law anywhere in the country. In a country that leads the world in both the number of people in prison and the percentage of citizens behind bars, those statistics can sound daunting.
If you are facing any kind of criminal charges, a knowledgeable Texas criminal lawyer can protect your rights and defend you tirelessly. Experienced criminal lawyers understand the ways in which prosecutors think and, therefore, can often anticipate how a prosecutor may handle a case. That knowledge allows for diligent and comprehensive preparation of a potential client's defense strategy. Call Texas Criminal Defense Group today to set up a confidential consultation with a Texas criminal attorney.
Latest Case Results
Weaving down the road, NOT GUILTY
Sandy was 43 years old and new to the area. After making a u-turn she was pulled over by the police. They alleged that she was “weaving” down the road. The Jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
Fail field sobriety tests, NOT GUILTY
Jason was pulled over at 2 am for weaving. He had 4 open beer bottles in his car and 2 very drunk friends. He was unable to say his ABC’s correctly and almost fell down while doing one of the field sobriety tests. The jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
Speeding. Admitted to drinking 3 beers, NOT GUILTY
James was on his way home from a Maverick’s game. He was speeding and had his “brights” on. He admitted to drinking 3 beers. The Jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
Crashed into an undercover police squad car, NOT GUILTY
Tony, a 20-year-old skateboarder, was speeding down George Bush in his Scion. He took an exit too fast and crashed into an undercover police squad car. The police found an empty bottle of Mad Dog 20/20 in the car. The Jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
Refused to perform any field sobriety tests, NOT GUILTY
Richard was pulled over for speeding while driving in from Midland. He refused to perform any field sobriety tests and did not take a breath test. The stakes were high because he was already on probation for delivery of marijuana. The jury found him NOT GUILTY.
Charged with DWI, NOT GUILTY
Joey was involved in a serious car accident. After being found wandering in the snow, he was taken to the hospital where blood was drawn. A .266 alcohol level was reported by the hospital and he was charged with DWI. After a 2 day trial, the jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
Failing field sobriety tests, CASE DISMISSED
Susie was stopped for driving 90 mph down the Tollway. After “failing” her field sobriety tests, she was arrested. On the day of trial, CASE DISMISSED
Blew a 0.098 after being stopped for speeding, NOT GUILTY
Keith blew a 0.098 after being stopped for speeding. He admitted to drinking 4 beers and 2 Crown & Cokes. The Jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
Failing field sobriety tests, NOT GUILTY
Marsha, a 55 year old woman, was stopped for “weaving” and arrested after “failing” the field sobriety tests. After blowing UNDER a 0.08 on the breath test, the police still filed the case alleging she must be intoxicated on the marijuana she admitted smoking approximately 8 hours earlier. Verdict: NOT GUILTY .
Blew .121 after being pulled over for speeding, NOT GUILTY
Jason, a Tae Kwon Do instructor, blew a .121 after being pulled over for speeding. He burped within 15 minutes of taking the breath test and we were successful in having the test suppressed, or thrown out, at trial. The Jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
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