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Defending Against Felony Charges in Texas

When a person is accused of a criminal offense in Texas, he or she can invoke his or her right to remain silent until given an opportunity to speak with legal counsel in the matter. Depending upon the details of an individual incident, a person may or may not be taken into custody before having the opportunity to retain legal help.

Time is of the essence in clearing your name and reducing or dismissing your charges. Don't hesitate to contact a Dallas felony attorney from Palmer Perlstein for aggressive representation. Our Dallas law firm employs a former felony prosecutor, as well as a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Scott Palmer). Our team works exhaustively for you until we obtain a satisfactory result.

Whether you are facing homicide or manslaughter charges or felony charges stemming from a drug-related incident, you are presumed innocent unless proved otherwise in court. Police officers must adhere to a very strict set of regulations and protocols when conducting searches or placing someone under arrest.

Begin your defense with a case evaluation! Contact our Dallas felony defense team at (214) 891-3382 today.

Felony Charges in Texas

Any felony charge is a serious matter and could change the direction of your life. Before anything else, call a capable lawyer to handle the damage and advise you on your options. We are committed to maintaining open and honest communication with you. As experts in the field, our Dallas felony lawyers can provide experienced advice and aggressive representation that is unparalleled in the community.

The following are the types of felony charges and their sentences you could face in Texas:

Capital Felony in Texas

An example of a capital felony would be murder. Punishments include the death sentence or life imprisonment, without the chance of parole.

First-Degree Felony Charges in Texas

In Texas, the continuous sexual assault of a child is a first-degree felony. Punishment can include a fine of up to $10,000 as well as a prison sentence of five to 99 years.

Second-Degree Felony Charges in Texas

Aggravated assault with deadly weapon, intoxication manslaughter and sexual assault of a child are examples of a second-degree felony. Punishment may include two to twenty years in prison, as well as up to a $10,000 fine.

Third-Degree Felony Charges in Texas

Assault family violence impeding breath is a third-degree felony. Punishment may include two to ten years in prison and fines of up to $10,000.

State Jail Felony Charges in Texas

Certain circumstances, evading with a vehicle, must be present for a crime to be a state jail felony. Punishment includes 180 days to two years in state jail and a fine of up to $10,000.

Understanding Your Legal Options for Felony Charges

Being charged with a felony in Texas can have serious consequences, including hefty fines, prison time, and a permanent criminal record. It's crucial to understand your legal options and have a skilled attorney on your side to fight for your rights. At Palmer Perlstein, our team of experienced Dallas felony attorneys is dedicated to providing aggressive defense strategies for individuals facing felony charges.

Our legal services for felony charges include:

  • Thorough investigation of the case
  • Building a strong defense strategy
  • Negotiating for reduced charges or penalties
  • Representing clients in court proceedings
  • Providing support and guidance throughout the legal process

Don't face felony charges alone. Contact our Dallas, TX office today to schedule a consultation and learn how we can fight for your rights.

Contact Our Felony Attorney in Dallas Today

With an entire firm on your side, your chances of securing your future are far greater than if you decide to hire just any felony defense lawyer in Dallas. Fight for your rights with seasoned advocates who can guide you through every step of the legal process.

With nearly 100 years of combined experience, we have handled criminal cases of every variety and would be glad to represent you on your matter. You can depend on our quality of service, honest communication, and prompt correspondence. Call us today!

Don't leave your felony charges up to chance. Call (214) 891-3382 for your initial case evaluation and begin the fight for a secure future with the help of a Dallas felony lawyer.

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    • Case Dismissed Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child
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    • No Billed by Grand Jury Endangering a Child
    • No Billed by Grand Jury Burglary of a Habitation
    • Deferred Probation Racing Causing Serious Bodily Injury or Death
    • Not Guilty DWI by Drugs
    • Case Dismissed Indecency with a Child
    • No Billed by Grand Jury Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon
    • Case Dismissed Assault Public Servant
    • Case Dismissed First Degree Drug Possession
    • No Billed by Grand Jury Assault Impeding Breath
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