THE TWO WAYS A CRIMINAL CASE CAN BE RESOLVED
Generally speaking, there are two ways your case can be disposed of- 1) You can demand a trial by Judge or Jury, or 2) You can plead guilty. Of course, your case could just get dismissed, but that is very rare, even when a victim asks the District Attorney to dismiss a case.
If you intend to take your case to trial, my experience and training can help you effectively present your side of the story to the Judge or Jury. Most people already know that an attorney’s assistance at a trial is almost essential. However, even if you plan on pleading guilty, you should still consider hiring a lawyer.
Many people think they are wasting money by hiring a lawyer to enter into a plea bargain, but if you read on, you will understand why it is important to have a lawyer with you even if you decide to plead guilty.
Defending juvenile clients accused of crimes is a special part of Mr. Baker’s practice. The Texas Family Code offers rights and protections not afforded to adults accused of the same offenses. As juvenile prosecutions increase and the growth in the criminalization of childhood conduct occur, there is a great need for knowledgeable attorneys to represent and protect accused children.
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The Personal Toll of Allegations of Sex Crimes
Allegations of, and convictions for, sex crimes have devastating personal, professional and legal consequences. Most sex crimes are serious felonies under either state or federal law. Regardless of the circumstances, the mere accusation of a sex crime can dramatically change the course of your life, while a conviction for a sex offense can literally destroy it.