Criminal Defense Information
San Antonio Criminal Defense Lawyer
When a criminal charge is filed against you, there are few situations that can cause more concern and even outright fear. Being caught in the criminal justice system is extremely dangerous in Texas. The wrong move can result in serious penalties and even incarceration. It is important to remember that regardless of what you are currently facing, a lawyer from Daniel & Hudson can help. We are called upon to provide legal counsel and services in complex appeals in cases of wrongful conviction or sentencing. We believe every person deserves the best possible defense, and we are committed to serving those who have been caught in the criminal justice system in the San Antonio area. We defend individuals accused of all types of criminal offenses, including:
Just because you were not initially successful in your criminal case does not mean that you are forever without hope. At our firm, we recognize the importance of the appeals process and we are fully committed to ensuring that we apply the necessary level of high-quality experience needed to give our clients the second chance that they need.
The criminal offense of assault implies that an intentional act was done to cause physical bodily injury to another. It, however, does not mean that the injury actually occurred. Trying to prove a case based on intentions can be difficult, but it not impossible. Get us involved and you will be able to rest assured knowing we will fight tooth and nail to defend you.
Due to the heavy media spotlight that is placed on cases of this nature, law enforcement and prosecutors focus a great amount of their resources on seeking out and punishing the accused. If you have been accused of domestic abuse, you need an attorney will not be afraid of a fight. At our firm, we know that this is an emotionally-delicate situation and will do everything that we can to protect our clients.
While state-level criminal cases are serious, they simply will not have the penalties that a case tried on the federal level will carry. No matter whether this is in relation to a federal drug crime of an internet crime that spanned nationally, federal prosecutors have more resources and are typically going to put up more of a fight. Even the playing field and get us involved today.
Being investigated by the government can be an excruciating process. Make sure you know your rights as a citizen and equip yourself by hiring a dependable criminal defense attorney.
Health Care Compliance & Investigations
As the government continues to reform its health care programs, regulations and requirements are constantly changing. If you are under investigations concerning federal welfare and health care programs, let us be your legal advocate.
One of the most prominent forms of white collar crimes is that of identity theft. This is a type of crime that involves stealing the "information" about a third party and then using to your advantage – essentially assuming their identity to create bank accounts, take out loans, etc. Due to the technological aspect, it can be easy to get mixed up in something of this nature. We know how complex these cases are and will fight tirelessly to help you protect yourself.
Texas does not take DWI-related crimes lightly – from felony DWI to underage DWI, the penalties that are associated with drunk driving are severe. At our firm, we are well-versed in this area of the law. We know how to challenge evidence gained from the blood test, breath test and other DWI testing and we know the questions to ask. Regardless of whether it's is your first offense or if you have multiple DWI on your record, it is in your best interests to get us involved.
As one of the most highly stigmatized types of crimes, sexual offenses carry stiff penalties. Beyond this, however, it's important to realize that if you've been charged with something such as child pornography, rape, sexual abuse or sex with a minor, you will be facing strain on both your social and professional life. We offer discrete and professional representation – helping you to fight the charges with as little stress as possible.
No matter whether you were charged with the possession of marijuana or the sale of prescription drugs associated to prescription fraud, it is important to realize that drug-related offenses are taken extremely seriously by the law. You will be facing grave penalties and even the existence of the blemish on your record could cause painful obstacles to overcome in the future.
Having a criminal record is difficult. No matter whether you are looking to seek out new employment, if you are hoping to get a financial loan or if you were just trying to pursue higher education, it can be an obstacle to always have to answer "yes" when someone asks if you've been criminally convicted. There is, however, a way to get your record cleared – if you're eligible. Call us today and we will be able to review your case and discuss the possibility of expungement with you.
A common penalty imposed on the convicted is known as the violation of probation. This is usually given in lieu of incarceration and involves a person being placed on a probationary period. This will typically involve terms of curfews, activities that are off limits and mandatory meetings – depending on the circumstances of the actual criminal charge. If you are accused of violating this probation, you will have to go back to court and could have additional penalties imposed, including the possibility of incarceration.
Has your child been criminally arrested? The juvenile process is considerably different from the criminal court system that their adult counterparts will undergo. Juvenile courts are typically much more lenient and will favor rehabilitation over punishment. In some cases, however, should the case be severe enough, prosecutors will attempt to have a juvenile tried as an adult so they can face severe penalties. Don't allow this to happen. Let us fight for you.
The criminal act of theft is an umbrella term that is associated with several different crimes – all of which involve a person taking the personal property of another. From misdemeanor charges of shoplifting to burglary, robbery and even aggravated robbery, these can all cause serious problems and can be difficult to defend against.
Due to the added element of violence, crimes such as arson, murder, manslaughter, and assault with a deadly weapon are all taken extremely seriously by the state of Texas. It is important to realize that our state has some of the most severe penalties throughout the nation – penalties that are elevated for crimes of this nature. Do not go to court alone. Get us involved and rest easier knowing that we will be there to fight for your best interests.
White Collar Crimes
Crimes classified as "white collar" usually do not occur over night. Instead these take place in a business setting, are usually involving finances and will take place over a considerable amount of time. To ensure that you have a defense that is comprehensive and dynamic, it is highly encouraged that you get us involved. We know how to handle these types of crimes and can provide you with the experienced guidance you need in cases that range from fraud (such as credit card fraud and bank fraud) to money laundering and even RICO crimes.