Helping You Navigate the Criminal Justice System in Texas
If you are criminally accused in Lubbock, Texas, it is important to seek professional legal representation as soon as possible. Cofer & Connelly, PLLC is a dedicated team of Lubbock criminal defense attorneys and former prosecutors who specialize in providing quality legal services to those facing criminal charges. We are a full-service law firm that specializes in defending clients against criminal accusations. Our firm represents individuals facing all types of crimes in state and federal courts throughout Texas.
Criminal Cases We Handle
At Cofer & Connelly, we provide comprehensive legal services to its clients ranging from the initial investigation through the trial process and all other proceedings related to your criminal case. We are dedicated to providing personal attention and fighting for the best outcome possible in each case.
Our firm handles the following types of criminal cases in Lubbock:
- Driver’s license suspension
- Alcohol offenses
- Drug crimes
- Theft crimes
- Juvenile crimes
- Traffic tickets
- Weapons charges
- Violent crimes
- Domestic violence
Types of Crimes in Texas
In Texas, there are two types of crimes: misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are less serious offenses that typically carry a sentence of up to 1 year in jail or a fine of up to $4,000 dollars. Felonies include more serious offenses such as murder or rape which may be punishable by death or life imprisonment depending on the severity of the crime committed.
Types of Misdemeanors in Texas:
- Class A misdemeanor – Up to 1 year in jail and/or up to $4,000 in fines.
- Class B misdemeanor – Up to 180 days in jail and/or up to $2,000 in fines.
- Class C misdemeanor – No jail time, but fines of up to $500.
Types of Felonies in TX:
- Capital felony – Death penalty or life imprisonment.
- First-degree felony – Life imprisonment or prison sentence 5-99 years and fines up to $10,000.
- Second-degree felony – Imprisonment 2-20 years and fines up to $10,000.
- Third-degree felony – Prison term 2-10 years and up to $10,000 in fines.
- State jail felony – State jail sentence 180 days - 2 years and up to $10,000 in fines.
Regardless of whether you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, it is important that you seek qualified legal counsel right away.
Benefits of Working with Cofer & Connelly, PLLC
When you work with an experienced team like Cofer & Connelly, PLLC you can rest assured knowing that your case will receive professional representation and legal counseling every step of the way. Our team has 65+ years of combined experience navigating the complexities of the criminal justice system in Texas and we will put their knowledge and resources to work for you so that you can get the best possible outcome in court. In addition, our Lubbock criminal attorneys provide valuable insight into how law enforcement works so that we can effectively defend your rights during any interactions with police officers or other government officials related to your case.
Defense for Criminal Charges in Lubbock, TX
If you have been criminally accused in Lubbock County or elsewhere throughout Texas, having aggressive legal representation on your side is essential for getting favorable results in court proceedings and minimizing long-term damage caused by a criminal conviction on your record. The experienced criminal defense lawyers in Lubbock at Cofer & Connelly are here to help those facing criminal charges fight for their rights and secure the best possible outcome for their cases.
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