Houston Criminal Defense Attorney
When you’re facing a felony or any other serious criminal charge, you need a top-notch, talented criminal attorney to tackle your case and protect your future.
Ned Barnett is that attorney. He brings a unique blend of experience that includes not only more than 20 years of criminal defense work, but also several years as both a state and federal prosecutor.
Barnett’s criminal trial experience includes handling everything from misdemeanors and DWI charges to serious felonies such as drug charges, prostitution, sexual assault, robbery, murder, and any other type of criminal charge. He is board certified as a criminal defense lawyer by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization — a distinction earned by only a fraction of defense lawyers.
As a criminal defense lawyer Ned Barnett has the experience, skill, and knowledge to aggressively defend you against any criminal charge. His background gives him insight into how prosecutors think and how criminal cases are built, which means he can anticipate the arguments against you to build the strongest possible defense. To protect your career, reputation, freedom, and future, you need the best criminal defense attorney you can find. In Houston, Texas – Call The Law Offices of Ned Barnett.
Call today for a free & confidential consultation. We’ll explain your sitaution and how we can help: (713) 222-6767.
Houston Sex Crime Defense
There are few crimes more emotionally complicated than sex crimes, particularly when the alleged victim is a minor. Sexual assault and most other sexual accusations often rely on testimony and evidence that is subject to widely different interpretations. As the person accused of a sex crime, you may feel like everyone already believes you’re guilty before you ever step foot in a courtroom. If you’ve been arrested — or are under investigation — for any type of sex offense you need an experienced attorney who believes in your innocence and will fight to make sure your side of the story is heard. Ned Barnett is a seasoned sexual assault attorney with long-term experience in sex crime defense.
Ned Barnett became a criminal defense attorney in Houston because he believes that every person is innocent until proven guilty. With this ideal in mind, he has considerable experience defending against sexual offense allegations, and aims to provide each client with the fairness they deserve. As an experienced criminal lawyer, Barnett will use the skill and experience he gained as a prosecutor to scrutinize every piece of evidence against you, challenge the interpretations by police, CPS Investigators, and prosecutors, and build a strong case in your defense. Barnett understands how devastating an accusation can be.
Arrested or under investigation?
Being accused of a sex crime can damage your reputation,relationships, and harm your career, particularly if the offense requires you to register as a sex offender. That’s why Ned Barnett will fight to get your case dismissed or reduced — or better yet — avoid being charged at all.
Five Outcomes of a CPS Investigation
Reason to Believe
A preponderance of the evidence indicates that abuse or neglect occurred.
It’s reasonable to conclude based on the evidence that no abuse or neglect occurred.
Unable to Complete
Obstacles exist that prevent the investigation from being concluded, such as inability to locate key witnesses.
Unable to Determine
The agency concludes that none of the other possible rulings is appropriate.
Information uncovered after the investigation commences indicates that no intervention is warranted.
Our Practice Areas
Arrested in Houston?
The Law Offices of Ned Barnett have the skill and tenacity to defend against any serious criminal charge you may face. We understand the Texas criminal justice system and catastrophic consequences a conviction can have on your life. Let us fight to protect your record, reputation, and future. To schedule a free consultation, call Houston criminal defense lawyer Ned Barnett today at (713) 222-6767.
If you’re charged with a DWI in Houston, it can cost your career, reputation, driver’s license, and your freedom if you’re convicted. When you want a skilled Houston attorney who will fight aggressively to get your DWI charge dismissed and to protect your future, call Ned Barnett first. Ned Barnett was awarded a Best DWI Attorney distinction in 2016 by Best DWI Attorneys published by deciBel.
Ned Barnett has nearly 30 years of experience handling DWI cases, both as a former assistant state’s attorney who prosecuted countless drunk driving cases and as a defense attorney with a strong track record of success. With his help, you may be able to get your case dismissed, avoid a DWI conviction, and keep your license.
When you hire Ned Barnett, you get an attorney not only knowledgeable in DWI law but who is also certified as a breath test operator, field sobriety test adminstration, and the gas chromatography process used to analyze blood samples in DWI cases. Barnett can skillfully anticipate the prosecution’s arguments and challenge your BAC results in court. This could be the difference in getting your DWI dismissed or reduced.
When you’re facing charges in a Harris County Court, it’s critical to have a lawyer who knows the system. Ned Barnett has been a Houston attorney since 1987, first as a prosecutor and then as a defense attorney for over 20 years. He knows what works, and attorney Barnett fights for people charged in Harris County, U.S. Federal Court, and the surrounding Texas counties of:
Local Houston Criminal Defense Resources
No one wants to experience an arrest in Houston. Your stomach may be in knots as you consider the penalties and search for answers. At The Law Offices of Ned Barnett, we know what you’re going through and how to help. The following may help guide you and provide some insight into what comes next.
Hire the Right Attorney
Because of the high stakes involved, it’s important to have the right defense lawyer at your side. Ned Barnett has more than 30 years of experience and always fights for the best possible outcome.
When you come to Ned for help, you’ll receive personal service, honest advice, and a criminal defense lawyer with a reputation in the Houston area for getting results. Call us today at (713) 222-6767 to schedule your free consultation.
“I bring a blend of compassion, discretion, and sharp trial skills to each case that I handle.”
Ned Barnett is a skilled local Houston criminal defense lawyer with nearly 30 years of practical legal experience in the Houston area that includes trying criminal cases as a state and federal prosecutor, as well as more than 20 years as a defense lawyer.Click here to learn more about Attorney Ned Barnett
* Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service, 2015-2018
** American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, part of American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2016, 2015
*** Board Certified Texas Board of Legal Specialization, since 1994
**** deciBel Publishing via best-dwi-attorneys.net, 2016