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Violent Crimes

Violent crimes are the most aggressively prosecuted and heavily penalized of the crimes you can commit, especially in the state of Texas. Unlike other offenses, being charged with a violent crime can destroy your future job prospects, land you decades in prison, and even get you sent to death row. It’s important to take these charges seriously because you can be sure the prosecution will.

The Difference between a Felony and a Misdemeanor

Felony convictions can land you prison sentences of more than a year. Can your family afford to be without you for that long?

It is possible to walk away from a misdemeanor charge with probation or community service. Felons can’t vote in many states and lose the rights that are afforded to non felons, such as the right to access of protection with firearms.

Quite often, the biggest difference between whether you are charged with a felony or a misdemeanor is sometimes based on how the crime is described by the officer making the report.

For example, an experienced attorney will know the right questions to ask in order to get that charge transformed from kidnapping to unlawful restraint, the difference between a third degree felony and a misdemeanor charge. That’s a difference that could save you years in prison, a lifelong struggle to find work or a place to live, and irreparable harm to your reputation.

Take Action Immediately

The longer you wait to get help dealing with your violent criminal charges, the less likely your attorney is to be able to help you. This is not something that you can afford to put off addressing. You don’t want to become the next example that the District Attorney’s office uses for their “crack down on crime” initiative.

This Won’t Fix Itself

This problem isn’t going to go away on its own. It won’t fix itself. You need to get help, and you need to get that help now. I’m willing to help you, but I can’t do that until you call me.

I’m On Your Side

When I worked in the District Attorney’s office, I saw hundreds of violent crimes come across my desk. Many of them were domestic violence cases which stemmed from years of neglect, abandonment, and abuse. Poverty, stress, addictions, and breakdowns in communication were some of the volatile ingredients that combined to transform an otherwise good person into someone who succumbed to rage.

I helped work with the D.A.’s office to revise the process for how they handled those cases so that the people who needed help could get it rather than tossing them into a system that would only make things worse. I’m proud to say that many families impacted by violent crimes were able to get their lives back on track because of the work that I did there.

I Can Help You, Too

Whatever the charges you face, I can help you in the same way that I have helped thousands of other people facing these same kinds of charges. I stand by my reputation and I am ready and willing to serve you in your time of need. All I need from you is your permission to get started on your case. Give me a call and let’s discuss your options.

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If you suspect you are under investigation, been arrested, or charged with a drug crime call the Law Office of Heath Hyde immediately for a free initial consultation.

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