Law Offices Of Richard C. McConathy

Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense -
Parker County, TX

Being accused of committing a crime can be a very stressful situation. If you have been charged with committing a crime in Parker County, Texas, the first thing you should do is contact the experienced attorneys of Law Offices Of Richard C. McConathy at (817) 458-3226. Criminal convictions can have lasting consequences in areas of employment, housing, and affect future opportunities. A criminal conviction can also result in the loss of your driver’s or a professional license, possible jail or prison time, and the inability to vote or own a weapon.

The lawyers of Law Offices Of Richard C. McConathy recognize that each case is uniquely different. Our attorneys will vigorously defend you against your criminal charges no matter how small or big they appear to be. Contact the experienced attorneys of Law Offices Of Richard C. McConathy at (817) 458-3226 as soon as possible.

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Law Offices Of Richard C. McConathy handle a variety of misdemeanor and felony offenses including but not limited to:

  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
  • Drug Charges
  • Marijuana Defense Charges
  • Family Violence Offenses
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Theft Crimes
  • Property Crimes
  • Violent Crimes
  • Sexually Based Offenses
  • Prostitution / Solicitation
  • Firearm and Weapon Offenses
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Fraud Charges
  • Texas Criminal Process
  • Warrants
  • Violation of Probation Charges
  • First Time Offenders
  • Repeat Offenders
  • Visitor Arrests Charges
  • The Record Sealing and Expungement of Criminal Charges
 

Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)

Were you arrested or detained for Driving While Intoxicated by Drugs or Alcohol? Did you take a breath, blood, or field sobriety test? In Texas, under the Tex. Penal Code §49.04, a person can be charged with Driving While Intoxicated if they have a BAC of .08 or more or any amount of an unlawful drug or controlled drug in their system. A DWI or DUI charge can have lasting consequences if not properly handled. The DWI attorneys of The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy have specialized in intoxication related defenses throughout the State of Texas for decades.  Call (817) 458-3226 to speak with one of our experienced DWI attorney’s today.


Drug Crimes

Are you facing Drug Charges for possessing, distributing, manufacturing, or trafficking, Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Heroin, Prescription Drugs, Synthetic Drugs or Other Illegal Substances in Parker County, Texas? The penalties you face for a Texas drug conviction under the Texas Health and Safety Code will vary depending upon the type of drug in your possession or control, the amount of the drug or substance, whether the drug was distributed or taken across state lines, whether there was injury or death because of the distribution of the drug, and other factors. Possible defenses to drug charges may include a lack of knowledge that the drug was in one’s possession and the drug is used for medical purposes. Contact The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy now to speak with our experienced Drug Offense Attorneys!


Domestic Violence

Are you facing domestic violence or family violence charges? Were the police called to respond to an intimate incident between you and a loved one, intimate partner, roommate, or family member? Domestic or family violence crimes can have lasting consequences in areas of employment, housing, and other areas if you are convicted. Under Tex. Penal Code § 22.01 and §71.0021.,  an individual can be charged with committing domestic assault if they intentionally, knowingly or recklessly cause bodily injury, threaten or physically contact a family member, household member or person they are in a dating relationship with.

A person can also be charged with violating a protective order under Section 25.07 of the Tex. Penal Code when they knowingly or intentionally violate the terms of the protective order against them. This includes communicating with the person who requested the protective order or going to their home or place of business. Additionally, a person can be charged with stalking under Tex. Penal. Code § 42.072. Contact the Parker County Criminal Law Attorneys of The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy to discuss your domestic violence charge today!


Violent Crimes

Are you facing Criminal Charges for battery, assault, family violence, robbery, arson, threats to commit violence? Have you been charged with using force, a weapon, causing serious bodily injury, or the death of another?  Contact the Parker County Attorneys of The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy Now!


Weapon/Firearm Crimes

Guns are often possessed to use in self-defense or for recreational activities. Because of their potential to cause serious bodily injury or death, Texas has implemented numerous regulatory gun laws. Are you facing A weapon or firearm charge? Did you have the weapon/firearm in a prohibited place? Did you Transport the weapon/firearm? Are you authorized or licensed to carry the firearm? Did an unauthorized person have access to the firearm or weapon? Did you use the firearm or a weapon in a prohibited manner? Did you discharge the weapon in self-defense? Are you charged with possessing ammunition? If so, Contact The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy Now to discuss your criminal charges.


Juvenile Offenses

Has your child been charged with a Juvenile Offense? Juveniles don’t have the same rights and protections as adults do. While your child’s case is pending, you may wonder whether your child will serve jail time and how this charge will change your child’s life. A Juvenile record can have lasting consequences including a driver’s license suspension and an ineligibility to apply for certain jobs and educational programs. Contact The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy now to speak with a knowledgeable Juvenile Defense Attorney in Parkland County, TX.


Penalties

In Texas, criminal offenses are divided between misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanor offenses punishment ranges from no jail time up to one year in county jail and fines of up to $4,000. State Jail Felonies have a punishment range of at least 180 days up to 2 years in state jail. More serious felonies such as capital offenses can be punished by the death penalty. Additionally, an offender may have to pay fines of up to $10,000 per offense if convicted.

It is important to remember that every person charged with committing a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty. This means that it is the States burden to that a person committed a crime beyond a reasonable doubt to obtain a conviction. If the defense can raise a reasonable doubt at trial, then the jury is instructed to return a “not guilty” verdict.

Because the circumstances of each case are unique, penalties for criminal charges in Parker County may vary. A first-time offender who committed theft may face probation or a minimal jail sentence. Someone who has been charged with causing serious bodily injury or harm to another while using a weapon may face much more significant penalties and jail or prison time. Additionally, certain criminal charges may be enhanced depending on the person’s criminal history, whether a child was involved, and other factors.

An experienced criminal defense attorney at The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy will help you navigate the complexities of the criminal justice system and work to get you a fair outcome. No case is too big or too small for The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy. It is also important to remember that criminal charges can be dismissed if there is not enough evidence to support the charge or reduce it to a lesser charge. Contact the Parker County Criminal Law Attorneys of The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy to discuss your criminal charges today.

Texas Criminal Defense Resources:

  1. Texas Penal Code– State Crimes committed in Texas are governed by the Texas Penal Code. Click this link and select penal code from the drop-down menu to read more about the various Texas criminal laws. This resource includes information about driving while intoxicated, domestic violence, property crimes, robbery, conspiracy, violent crimes, sexual offenses, sentencing, and the states burden of proof in criminal cases.

  2. National Center for Victims of Crime— The National Center for Victims of Crime is a nonprofit organization that advocates for victims’ rights, trains professionals who work with victims, and serves as a trusted source of information on victims’ issues. On this website, you can find resources for victims of crimes, recent news releases, and view crime information and statistics.


Find a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Parker County, TX

If you or a loved one have been charged with committing a criminal or juvenile offense in Parker County, Texas, or surrounding areas, contact the criminal defense attorneys of The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy today. We understand how frustrating any legal situation can be and want to make the process go as smooth as possible, Our attorneys have handled numerous criminal offense charges in both state and federal courts and are ready to assist you. Our attorney’s take pride in protecting your freedoms and civil rights.

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy is dedicated to helping you resolve your legal claims today! Contact the The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy  at (817) 458-3226 to speak with our Criminal Defense Attorneys to discuss your criminal charges today!Weather

Practice Area

DWI Defense

BWI Defense

First DWI

Flying While Intoxicated

Second DWI

Third or Subsequent DWI

Felony DWI

DWI with BAC over 0.15

Controlled Substances and DWI

Open Container

Intoxication Assault

Intoxication Manslaughter

DWI Test Refusal and Implied Consent

License Suspension Hearings

DWI with Child Passenger

DWI Expunction

Contesting Blood Alcohol Tests

Ignition Interlock Device

DWI with Property Damage

Underage DWI

Commercial DWI

SR-22 / DWI Insurance

Theft Crimes

Enhanced Offenses

Criminal Defense

Case Results

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DWI Blood Test Case + Prescription Meds
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DWI Breath Test Refusal
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