The Law Office of Ned Barnett provides aggressive defense for people charged with crimes in Houston and the surrounding area. Attorney Ned Barnett is committed to excellence, as demonstrated by his maintaining board certification as a criminal defense lawyer for more than 20 years and his being named to Super Lawyers, a distinction earned only by the top attorneys in their fields of practice.
Ned Barnett provides direct personal service to each person he represents, as well as straightforward and honest communication about your case. He’ll handle your sensitive legal matter with discretion and treat you with the respect you deserve.
When you need a highly skilled Houston criminal defense lawyer in your corner, call Ned Barnett at (713) 222-6767 to schedule your consultation. He can defend you or your loved ones in any of the following types of criminal cases.
Experience that matters
With nearly 30 years of practical legal experience under his belt, Ned Barnett understands the many ways that a criminal charge can affect your life, your reputation, and your family. He is dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused and fighting to get the best possible outcome for your case.
Houston DWI Defense
A DWI conviction can not only result in a jail sentence, but also the loss of your driver’s license. Don’t let a suspended driver’s license cost your job. Learn more about Texas DWI charges and how DWI defense attorney Ned Barnett can fight to protect your future.
Sex crimes cases can be highly emotional for everyone involved, as well as highly ambiguous when it comes to the facts. With the help of a skilled Houston sex crimes lawyer, you may be able to beat the charge. Learn more about sex crimes in Texas and how a lawyer can help.
Sex Crimes Involving Children
Allegations that you committed a sex crime involving a child can be especially damaging to your reputation and your life. Learn more about how Texas penalizes child sex crimes and why you need a top child sex abuse lawyer by your side.
The stakes are some of the highest when you’re charged with a violent crime in Texas. Prison sentences for violent crimes are lengthy, including up to life for some crimes. Learn more about how violent crimes are punished and what you can do to avoid the serious consequences of a conviction.
Offenses involving damage to property can lead to serious criminal charges and severe penalties in Texas. Learn more about types of property crimes, the penalties for a conviction, and why you should consult a Houston criminal defense lawyer.
A conviction for a firearms charge in Texas can lead not only to possible incarceration and fines, but also the loss of your right to own or possess firearms in the future. Learn more about firearms offenses and how a firearms attorney can help protect your rights.
Underage & Student Crimes
A college student charged with a crime also may suffer consequences to his or her education if the school has policies for disciplining students for offenses committed either on or off-campus. Learn more about how a student might be affected by a criminal charge beyond the prospect of jail time and fines.
Juveniles who commit offenses are treated differently in the system than adults and may experience different outcomes. Learn more about juvenile justice in Texas and what to expect as a juvenile’s case moves through the court process.
Theft & Fraud
If you’re convicted of a theft or fraud offense, you’re likely to experience a stigma of distrust that makes it difficult for you to find future employment. Learn more about Texas theft and fraud offenses and why the help of a skilled Houston theft attorney may be critical to protecting your future.
Tragic circumstances often lie at the heart of drug charges, and people charged often would benefit more from getting appropriate help than from being incarcerated. However, drug charges are among some of the most severely punished crimes in Texas. Learn more about different types of drug charges and how a Houston drug lawyer may be able to help with your case.
Federal crimes can involve complicated prosecutions and harsh penalties if you’re convicted. Learn more about when charges are pressed in federal courts and how a federal attorney well-versed in federal prosecutions can help fight your charge.
A criminal charge should never be faced alone. The potential consequences if you’re convicted can be permanent and life-changing. When your freedom and future are at risk, you need an experienced Houston criminal defense lawyer to fight your charge.
Sexual Assault Offenses
Sexual assault allegations are among the most damaging criminal charges someone can face in Texas. With the potential consequences of a conviction including long prison sentences, mandatory registration as a sex offender, and a life-long stigma, they need to be addressed immediately and carefully. Protect your reputation and future with help from a highly-skilled and experienced sexual assault attorney.