Frequently Asked Questions

CRIMINAL DEFENSE IN STATE COURT

ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS ABOUT DEFENDING YOUR CASE:

WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I AM STOPPED ON THE ROAD FOR POSSIBLY DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL?

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO RESOLVE MY CASE IF I AM CHARGED WITH AN OFFENSE IN DALLAS COUNTY?

WHAT ARE SOME OF MY IMPORTANT RIGHTS IN STATE COURT?

AM I ELIGIBLE FOR PROBATION IF I GO TO TRIAL AND AM FOUND GUILTY?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN "STRAIGHT PROBATION" AND "DEFERRED ADJUDICATION PROBATION"?

I HAVE BEEN OFFERED A PLEA BARGAIN INSTEAD OF GOING TO TRIAL. IN STATE COURT, SHOULD I ACCEPT THE PLEA BARGAIN?

I AM NOT A UNITED STATES CITIZEN. DOES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

I EITHER LOST MY TRIAL OR PLEADED NO CONTEST OR GUILTY IN STATE COURT, BUT I AM NOT SATISFIED WITH THE OUTCOME, IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO?

These answers are meant to provide general information regarding common questions asked to criminal defense lawyers. Every case must be analyzed individually. This information is not a substitute for consulting with an experienced criminal defense lawyer about your case. This information is also not meant to give legal advice. It is meant solely for general informational purposes.

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