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How a Lawyer Can Help

It can be shocking and unsettling to be arrested and charged with a crime. You may be unsure of how to handle a trial and avoid potential punishments like prison, probation, and fines. Your focus should be on doing whatever is in your power to secure a successful outcome to your case. Your best option is to hire an experienced Houston criminal lawyer like Ned Barnett. The benefits of a private criminal defense attorney greatly outweigh the potential consequences. For more information on how a Houston criminal lawyer can help you, call the Law Offices of Ned Barnett at (713) 222-6767 for a free consultation.

In-Depth Knowledge of the Texas Criminal Justice System

Prosecutors are trained and practiced in presenting facts in a way that make defendants look guilty. You need help from someone who has as much knowledge and experience as the prosecutor. Ned Barnett has a wealth of practical legal knowledge in building the strongest defense possible under Texas law. He is a board certified criminal lawyer by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has decades of experience in defending Texans and out-of-state visitors against criminal charges in the state.

Protection of Your Constitutional Rights

Criminal lawyers study the U.S. Constitution in order to protect your rights during a criminal investigation and trial. It can be difficult to understand all of the nuances of your Constitutional rights when you are questioned by the police, arrested, or facing criminal charges. By working with an attorney as soon as possible, you have someone who can ensure your rights are not violated by the police or prosecution.

Dedicated Time and Focused Attention

It’s common knowledge that public defenders across the state are overworked and too busy. Although you may have a right to a public defender, be aware that his or her time for your specific case will be limited. Your public defender will not be available for you at all times or have hours to spend investigating, researching, and preparing for your trial. Public defenders hold a necessary and noble position within the law, but they are not always your best option for an aggressive defense. You will receive more dedicated one-on-one attention from a private criminal defense lawyer.

A Full Analysis of Your Case

You never know what seemingly innocuous fact within your case can make or break your defense. A skilled lawyer like Ned Barnett will fully investigate the situation that led to criminal charges against you. He knows what questions to ask to get to the bottom of things. He understands how to apply Texas and federal law to your specific circumstances and how to build you a strong defense. By working with a certified criminal lawyer like Ned Barnett, you will receive a full analysis of your case as well as a breakdown of your defense options.

Greater Likelihood of Acquittal or a Plea Bargain

You have a greater chance of having the charges against you dropped, proving your innocence, or receiving an advantageous plea bargain if you work with a private criminal lawyer like Ned Barnett. Due to Barnett’s decades of knowledge and experience, he is adept at pushing for acquittals. He understands how to frame the facts in such a way as to help a jury or judge understand your innocence. If a conviction is likely, Barnett is well-versed in negotiating plea bargains that get you the best-case scenario. No matter you situation, Barnett will fight for the best possible outcome for you.

Moral and Emotional Support

Your attorney should be more than a person who shows up in court on the date of the hearing. You need an advocate and emotional support. Ned Barnett understands how scary it can be to face criminal charges. It can be even more intimidating if you work with an attorney who fails to fully explain the charges, potential outcomes, and court process. Barnett will explain every step of your case. He also provides the moral support you need to face the burdens of trial. He knows his job is more than arguing on your behalf in front of a judge or jury – it is being there for you as an individual during a hard time.

Call A Houston Criminal Lawyer Today

You don’t have to face criminal charges alone or rely on a busy public defender. Ned Barnett is available to help defend you against allegations. He will take the time to listen to your side of the story and develop an effective defense. Call the Law Offices of Ned Barnett at (713) 222-6767 or use the online contact form to schedule a free consultation.