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How Does Your Experience And Personality Influence The Outcome Of A Criminal Trial?

Our reputation is extremely important, and plays into the process greatly. In fact, because of our reputation, and the attorneys at our firm we have over fifty years of experience, because we fight cases frequently, and because we go to trial often. We win cases frequently, the prosecution, and the judges know our reputation. Our ...

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What Are The Important Things That People Should Know Prior To A Jury Trial?

The first and most important thing they should know is the exact level of offense they are charged with, and what the possible punishment range is going to be. For example, a Class a misdemeanor, the possible punishment is up to a year in jail, and up to a $4000 fine. Therefore, the first thing ...

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Can Someone Even Afford To Go To Trial?

It is taken into account whenever the client first engages our services, if they can afford to go to trial, because what we typically do is we charge a flat fee. That takes care of the case all the way through resolution. If the client agrees to pay, this takes care of the case all ...

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Is The Original Plea Offer Completely Off The Table If Someone Decides To Go To Trial?

That can be the case and frequently the general procedure is if a plea bargain is rejected and the case goes to trial then that plea bargain is no longer available. Depending on what happens at trial, and if a person is found guilty at the trial, the prosecution may recommend the same thing or ...

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Are Most Criminal Trials Jury Or Bench Trials?

A client always has the right to a trial by jury. It is six jurors in a misdemeanor case, and twelve in a felony case in Texas. The right to jury can be waived, and in some cases where we feel confident that the judge is a fair judge on most issues that are particularly ...

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Are There Therapy or Counseling Options After a Fort Worth Criminal Trial?

Quite often, when we are preparing for trial, we may have the client do some counseling, or go through some type of treatment. That may not have anything to do with whether they are found guilty at trial, but it can sometimes be very helpful if a person is found guilty to help them with ...

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How Do You Determine Whether To Take A Criminal Case To Trial Or Not?

Unless the prosecution is willing to dismiss or give us a sweet deal that can be expunged, then we are going to get better results usually by taking the case to trial. Frequently, when the date of trial is near, and the prospective jurors are in the hall, and the judge asks the prosecution to ...

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Do Most Attorneys Avoid Taking A Criminal Case To Trial?

Yes, most attorneys avoid going to trial. The majority of attorneys feel like they do not want to go to trial, because many of them feel like they do not have the experience, or talent to have a chance at winning. Secondly, many of the attorneys feel like they do not make money if they ...

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How Often Do Criminal Cases End Up Going To Trial?

In our practice, we find that half our cases are set for trial, but out of those, only about one fifth goes through a trial. We frequently show prosecutors we are willing to fight the case, and that we are not there to strike a deal, plea bargain, or plead guilty to some charge. On ...

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Can Assault Charged be Expunged in Texas?

The only way you can get an assault charge expunged is if you have been found not guilty or the case has been dismissed. If you are found not guilty, then you can immediately get the record of arrest and the records of the charge expunged from your criminal record. That means that the records ...

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