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Criminal Defense Services at DeGuerin & Dickson Law Firm

At DeGuerin & Dickson, our Criminal Defense team is dedicated to defending your rights and achieving the best possible outcome in your legal case. With years of experience handling a range of criminal cases, from misdemeanors to high-profile felonies, we have a proven track record of successfully representing clients facing a variety of charges. We understand that being accused of a crime can be overwhelming, but our skilled attorneys are here to help you navigate the legal process with confidence.

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Criminal Defense FAQ

Q: I've been arrested. What should I do first?

A: Exercise your right to remain silent. Do not speak to law enforcement officers, investigators, or prosecutors without your attorney present. Politely ask to speak to a lawyer and contact a criminal defense law firm immediately.

Q: Do I need a lawyer even if I'm innocent?

A: Yes. An experienced criminal defense attorney is essential, regardless of guilt or innocence. They understand the complexities of the criminal justice system, how to protect your rights, and can create the best possible defense strategy for your situation.

Q: How quickly should I hire a criminal defense lawyer?

A: As soon as possible. Even if you haven’t been formally charged, a lawyer can advise you during the investigation phase and prevent you from making incriminating statements. The sooner your attorney is involved, the better positioned they will be to build a strong defense.

Q: What can a criminal defense lawyer do for me?

A: A criminal defense lawyer will:

  • Protect your constitutional rights during every step of the process.
  • Investigate the circumstances of your case.
  • Challenge the evidence presented against you
  • Negotiate with prosecutors for reduced charges or dismissals.
  • Represent you aggressively in court if a trial is necessary.

Q: What are the potential consequences of a criminal conviction?

A: Consequences vary depending on the severity of the charges. They can include:

  • Jail or prison time
  • Hefty fines
  • Probation
  • Loss of driving privileges
  • Difficulty finding employment or housing
  • A permanent criminal record

Q: How much does it cost to hire a criminal defense attorney?

A: Fees vary depending on factors like the complexity of the case, the lawyer’s experience, and location. Many firms offer flexible payment plans. It’s important to discuss fees upfront during the consultation phase.

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If you find yourself facing criminal charges, Dick DeGuerin and his team at DeGuerin & Dickson stand ready to provide the experience, skill, and unwavering advocacy you need to protect your future. Click here to get started.

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At DeGuerin & Dickson, we understand that legal challenges can be daunting. That's why we strive to make the process as transparent and manageable as possible. We provide clear communication, empathetic support, and unwavering advocacy from start to finish. Our clients can count on us for honest advice and tireless dedication, ensuring they receive the justice they deserve.

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Best Firm to Keep You Out Of Prison: DeGuerin & Dickson

“Having famously represented the likes of cult leader David Koresh, accused murderer Robert Durst, and House Majority Leader Tom Delay, there’s no bigger player in the Texas criminal defense game than Dick DeGuerin. He’s the first choice for those facing heat in the Lone Star State, from U.S. senators to Enron bankers. DeGuerin’s firm focuses on criminal defense work and has a proven track record for success in the courtroom, from celebrity cases to minor offenses. Even if you’re not famous, Dick DeGuerin is the guy you want to call when you’re facing possible time in the Texas slammer.”

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