Were you recently arrested and charged with a violent crime? When the stakes are this high, you need a qualified violent crime attorney in Plano to defend your case.
Being convicted of a violent crime will impact your life forever. Not only will your reputation likely be ruined for just being accused of a violent crime, but the legal penalties you’ll face if convicted are severe. Fortunately, regardless of your innocence or guilt, you have the right to defend yourself in court.
But to do so effectively, you should seek help from an experienced Plano violent crime lawyer at Chris Lewis & Associates, P.C.. When you choose to work with our firm, you can be sure that we’ll examine the evidence in great detail to determine which defensive strategy is most likely to produce a favorable outcome in your case.
As you begin your search for an attorney capable of building a powerful defense for you, one of the first things you’ll be looking for is a lawyer who has proven success in defending against the crime you’ve been charged with. You’ll be relieved to know that our firm defends against several different types of violent crimes, including:
If you have been arrested for a violent crime that was not included in the list above, you should still get in touch with our office as soon as possible, as we are fully prepared to represent clients facing many other types of violent crime charges.
Though you are not legally obligated to hire an attorney, doing so can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. The penalties you’ll endure if you are found guilty of a violent crime will vary based on the individual circumstances of the crime in question.
However, many violent crimes can result in felony charges, convictions of which carry prison sentences, probation, substantial fines, and, of course, the burden of being known as a felon even after you’ve completed your sentence and are attempting to rebuild your life.
For these reasons, it is of utmost importance that you get the legal help you need to attempt to dodge a devastating conviction. Your lawyer will review your charges and the evidence that the prosecuting attorney has against you to figure out which defense has the best chance at an acquittal.
In cases where there is significant damaging evidence, your lawyer may then negotiate with the prosecutor to obtain a plea deal that could reduce your sentence.
If you are interested in learning more about how a Plano violent crime lawyer at Chris Lewis & Associates, P.C. can help you work to avoid a conviction, contact our office to schedule a no-obligation consultation. You can reach us by phone at 214-984-3113 or complete the brief contact form we have included below and a representative will be in touch to set up your initial meeting with your attorney.