Hays County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Hays County Criminal Defense Lawyers

Crimes in Hays County, Texas, are not taken lightly and are prosecuted aggressively. Criminal prosecutors are known for charging as many counts as they believe they can support and for building their cases with wide-reaching investigations. Remember, they have the full support of government investigative agencies to aid their efforts, which means they will not skimp on building the most robust case possible. Furthermore, many criminal offenses are charged as felonies, meaning you could face decades in prison if convicted.

If you are facing criminal charges, it's in your best interests to quickly hire a strong defense. Choose Cofer & Connelly, PLLC and you’ll be backed by a firm with deep Texas roots.

  • We understand the culture and the people that make up Hays County.
  • We have more than 60 years of combined legal experience.
  • We are former prosecutors and judges, so we know how to prep your case effectively.
  • We have represented over 370 cases at trial.

We aim to get the most satisfactory results for our clients by putting our best work into every case we represent. We understand the techniques and tactics of criminal prosecutors, we are familiar with the Texas court system that covers Hays County, and we are prepared to meet the prosecutors head-on.

It's the job of a defense attorney to investigate the facts of each case that comes through our office and formulate a defense strategy specific to the evidence and charges in the case.

Our Hays County criminal defense attorneys are here to review your case during a consultationand then build a defense strategy to move forward. Call now: (512) 991-0576.

We Can Help You Fight Your Charges

While there are some misdemeanors and lower-level prosecutions, a lot of the serious criminal charges we see are at the felony level, meaning there is a substantial risk of 5, 10, or even 20-40 years in prison if convicted. A knowledgeable defense attorney will understand the nuances of the law and can get to work immediately in assessing the facts and building your defense.

We can craft a solid defense to criminal charges that include:

  • Felonies and Misdemeanors
  • Assault and Family Violence
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Drug Possession

Many crimes we see in court are felony offenses that carry the possibility of years in prison and hefty monetary penalties. You can anticipate a sentence ranging from 5-40 years in prison and thousands of dollars in fines if you are convicted. In addition, you stand to lose your gun rights and could face employment and housing challenges. Don’t risk losing everything. Call Cofer & Connelly, PLLC for help.

Our Approach Is Different. And It Should Be.

Criminal prosecutors have all the capabilities of the government to draw on for investigation, experts, and case support. If you are going to have a fighting chance of standing up to the criminal charges that have been made against you, you need a skilled defense team that knows how to strategize. You need a team that has faced down the same types of prosecutors before, both in the courtroom and at the negotiating table. You need Cofer & Connelly, PLLC.

Don't assume all attorneys are equally capable of taking on serious criminal charges – it takes a seasoned criminal defense attorney to combat the prosecutor's tactics.

When we take on a defense case, we bring all our resources to the table. Our investigators dig into the facts alleged by the prosecutor and weigh all the evidence. So, you can rest assured that you've got seasoned professionals looking over every detail for flaws and limitations in the prosecution’s case, which will leverage to your advantage when building our defense.

Cofer & Connelly, PLLC Is on Your Side

A meeting with our talented legal team can help you understand your rights when you are under investigation, guide you in developing and supporting your defense to charges, and plot a course of tactics and strategies we can employ to counter the charges.

When you are facing criminal charges, you need the best. This is certainly not the time to handle your own defense. Government prosecutors will come at you with all the force of the government behind them, and you need the most effective defense you can get.

Call us today at (512) 991-0576 or visit us onlineto schedule a consultation.

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