Criminal Penalties

Criminal Charges and The Criminally Accused

If you’re ever charged with a criminal offense, the best thing you can do is hire a criminal defense attorney to work on your case and defend you in the court of law. Although the court is supposed to operate in the spirit of the presumption that the defendant is innocent, this is often not the case and good criminal defense attorneys know this.

When working with a Houston criminal defense lawyer its important to be truthful and honest about all the details of your case as you know them, and if you are guilty and seeking to minimize your potential punishment from the State of Texas, tell your lawyer. There is no since in having your lawyer handle your case as if you are innocent, when you know you aren’t.

This form of irresponsibility can leave your attorney exposed to embarrassment by the prosecution which is almost always likely to have a negative effect on the outcome of your case.

Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor marijuana possession, or facing a major federal drug trafficking indictment, always consult with a smart defense lawyer who is specialized in handling the type of crime you are accused of. We welcome you to review the listings of the attorneys listed in the H-Town Legal Attorney Directory with hopes that you can find a lawyer that you can work with.