Misdemeanor Defense Lawyer in Dallas
Protecting Reputations & Avoiding Serious Penalties
If you or someone you care about has been arrested for a misdemeanor crime, you may not realize some of the serious repercussions and penalties you could be facing. At the Knight Law Office, a Dallas defense lawyer may be able to help you get the allegations and charges against you dismissed or reduced. Our clients have seen firsthand how an experienced misdemeanor attorney at our firm dedicated to practicing only in the area of criminal defense can make a difference.
We represent clients in Dallas County, Tarrant County, Collin County and Denton County as well as other locations all over North Texas. Attorney Knight has experience on both sides of the court room-as a District Attorney and as an aggressive criminal defense lawyer. This gives the client a distinct advantage when it comes to building a strong strategy in his or her defense. We want to help you get an outcome on your misdemeanor crime allegations that you didn't think possible. Get in touch with our office if you have been accused of a misdemeanor in Dallas, Texas.
Understanding Texas Misdemeanor Charges
While not as serious as felony offenses, there are some stiff fines and possible jail time if convicted of a misdemeanor. You can receive up to one year in jail and be fined up to $4000. This can definitely impact your personal and business life as well as the lives of your friends and family.
Examples of misdemeanor crimes include:
- Less serious assault charges
- Minor drug crimes
- Domestic violence
- Some fraudulent crimes
- First or second DWI charges
How Attorney Nelson Knight Can Help
Nelson Knight may be able to help get the charges against you reduced or dropped altogether. If it is a first offense, it may be possible to have the county jail sentence suspended in favor of probation. We diligently examine all the evidence against the client and fight to ensure his or her rights are fully protected.
Contact us now to speak with Dallas criminal defense attorney, Nelson Knight, concerning your case involving a misdemeanor crime!