CONTACT - Anne. E. Kennedy - Attorney at Law - Houston Texas 77007

Criminal Lawyer Houston Texas

What You Need to Know About Criminal Law In Texas?

If you have been accused of a crime, you need a lawyer. It’s that simple.

The District Attorney’s job is to prosecute: to send those accused to jail or punish them. But Anne provides affordable and trustworthy legal advice to help her clients beat the charges brought unfairly against them.

A criminal prosecution is a scary and stressful time, but you are not alone. Anne is an experienced trial lawyer who has helped many clients obtain dismissal of criminal charges.

In Texas, crimes are typically classified as felonies or misdemeanors.

Misdemeanors can result in a punishment of up to 1 year in county jail and/or a fine up to $4,000.00.

Felonies can result in a fine of $10,000.00 and much longer jail time.

Full range of Criminal matters we solve:

  • DWI / DUI / BWI
  • Domestic Violence
  • Assault / Battery
  • Theft / Burglary
  • Damage to Property
  • Weapons Offenses
  • Drug Charges
  • Violent Crimes
  • Fraud/Forgery
  • Sexual Assault/Sex Crimes

What You Can Expect As A Client?

As a client, you will receive a free consultation where Anne will fully evaluate your case with you. Together you and Anne will develop a legal strategy that is tailored to YOUR case. Anne will fight to protect YOUR rights and get you the BEST results.

What You Can Expect to Face?

Anne can help you with defending yourself at all steps of criminal proceedings, which may include:

Presentation: First court appearance made within 48 hours
Bail: Bond or money paid to release the accused
Information or Indictment: Document setting out formal charges
Pre-trial Hearings: Negotiations with the DA and investigation
Trial: The crucial time that your case will be heard by a judge or jury of your peers
Appeals / Habeas Petitions: Post-conviction proceedings such as direct appeals and habeas writs,
challenging an illegal holding of an accused in violation of the
rights given to them by the US Constitution.

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