At Buchanan and Meyer Attorneys, we understand how harrowing it can be to be arrested or charged with a crime. We know that a guilty plea or verdict could shadow the rest of your life. It could impair your ability to find a job, get a student loan or even hold a hunting and fishing license. That is why our Denton and Tarrant County criminal defense attorneys fight tenaciously for our clients.
Our attorneys have a combined 45 years of criminal defense experience, and previously served as an assistant district attorney and as a judge. They know what to expect from the other side. They are ready to strategically fight for you at every step in the criminal process, including:
While misdemeanor crimes are not as serious as felonies, they can still have serious consequences.
Misdemeanors carry the following penalties:
Misdemeanor crimes include:
Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or a felony may depend on any aggravating factors. Hitting someone may result in a misdemeanor charge. Hitting someone of a different ethnic background or sexual orientation may bring a more serious charge of committing an aggravated assault or hate crime.
Felonies carry a potential fine of up to $10,000 and prison:
At Buchanan and Meyer Attorneys, we have decades of successful experience handling criminal defense cases. For a free initial consultation with a Denton or Tarrant County criminal defense attorney, contact us online or call us at 940-312-6748.