A criminal conviction can mar your reputation, credibility and relationships with other people. That’s on top of serious legal consequences that could include heavy fines, license suspension, jail or prison time and other penalties. If you have been arrested and are facing criminal charges, it is imperative for you to seek professional legal counsel and representation from a reputable criminal defense attorney. At Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP, we hold fast to the legal standard that people facing criminal charges are innocent until proven guilty. Our firm’s criminal lawyers are well versed in formulating sophisticated, solid defense strategies to provide the best possible outcomes in our clients’ cases. Whether you’ve been stopped for a DWI, accused of a drug-related offense or charged with any other crime, we’ll give you the comprehensive support you deserve.
Taking quick, effective action can be the difference between an unfair sentence and a positive result such as a dismissal, acquittal or favorable plea agreement. We handle a full range of felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases, including those relating to allegations of:
From the moment someone is arrested, police and prosecutors use their massive resources against you. The only way to make it a fair fight is to obtain immediate assistance from a qualified criminal defense attorney.
On a federal and state level, the possession, manufacture, distribution or selling of controlled substances is illegal. If you are accused of violating state or federal laws related to drug crimes, you need a skilled criminal lawyer who can protect your rights. We understand that proper procedures are often not followed in these cases and that prosecutors sometimes levy charges that are not consistent with the facts at hand. Our firm presses for a fair evaluation of the evidence and positive alternatives to incarceration, such as substance abuse treatment, whenever warranted.
When you’re accused of driving while intoxicated, or DWI, you could face civil and criminal consequences. Our firm outlines your potential liability in both types of claims and takes assertive action to determine if law enforcement actions tainted the case against you. Even if you’ve tested over the state’s .08 percent blood alcohol limit for legal intoxication, we can often find ways to overcome the evidence brought by the state and private plaintiffs.
An arrest or criminal charge can threaten your ability to secure the job or home that you seek. It could even affect child custody issues. In many cases, a legal solution may exist. We have significant experience with record clearing and expunction for clients who’ve been acquitted, had charges dismissed or whose cases resulted in deferred adjudication probation. In a short discussion, we can determine whether you can benefit from these processes.
Hayes, Berry, White & Vanzant, LLP represents Texans accused of criminal misconduct as well as individuals seeking to clear a previous conviction from their record. Call us at 940-230-2386 or contact us online to schedule a meeting. Our offices are located in Denton, Flower Mound, Gainesville and Celina.