When a person is arrested or believes that he or she is under investigation for an alleged criminal offense, the experience can cause a significant amount of fear and personal turmoil. Violations of local, state, or federal laws in Texas can be aggressively prosecuted and certain crimes carry steep penalties.
All people accused of criminal offenses in the Lone Star State have the right to retain legal counsel and they cannot be convicted until a prosecutor proves their guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Anybody who is suspected of committing or being involved with a criminal offense should immediately seek legal representation for help protecting their rights and exploring all their defense options.
Criminal Defense Lawyer in Frisco, Allen, McKinney, and Plano, TX
Were you recently arrested anywhere in Collin County for an alleged criminal offense? Do not say anything to authorities until you have first contacted the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy.
Richard McConathy and Brian Bolton are criminal defense attorneys in Plano who represent individuals in McKinney, Frisco, Allen, and many surrounding areas of Collin County. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represents people accused of a wide variety of crimes, including—but not limited to:
- Collin County DWI
- Traffic Offenses
- First Time Arrests
- Drug / Narcotics Charges
- Marijuana Arrests
- Theft Offenses
- Property Crimes
- Violent Crimes
- Sexual Offenses
- Family Violence
- Weapon / Firearm Crimes
- Juvenile Offenses
- White Collar Crimes
- Probation Violation
- Misdemeanor Charges
- Felony Charges
- Probation Violation
- College Student Arrests
- Seal / Expunge Criminal Record
Richard McConathy and Brian Bolton are admitted to state courts throughout Texas as well as the U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas. They can fight to help you achieve the most favorable outcome to your case, including possibly having the criminal charges reduced or dismissed.
The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy defends clients arrested in communities throughout Collin County, including Plano, Allen, McKinney, Frisco, and many others. You can have our lawyers provide an honest and thorough evaluation of your case as soon as you call (469) 304-3422 or submit an online contact form to schedule a free, confidential consultation.
Find a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Frisco, Allen, McKinney, and Plano, TX | Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy
If you or a loved one have been charged with committing a criminal or juvenile offense in Collin County, Texas, or surrounding areas, contact the criminal defense attorneys of the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy today. We understand how frustrating any legal situation can be and want to make the process go as smooth as possible, Our attorneys have handled numerous criminal offense charges in both state and federal courts and are ready to assist you. Our attorneys take pride in protecting your freedoms and civil rights.
The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy is dedicated to helping you resolve your legal claims today! Contact the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy at (469) 304-3422 to speak with our Criminal Defense Attorneys to discuss your criminal charges today!
Frequently Asked Questions
This depends on several factors: the charge you are facing (Misdemeanor or Felony), your criminal history, the difficulty of your case, the estimated time spent on your case by the Lawyer, The experience, and reputation of your attorney in criminal defense.
1 – Will you personally be handling my case?
2 – How often do you go to trial?
3 – What areas of criminal law are you most experienced with?
4 – How long have you been handling criminal defense cases?
5 – What type of fee do you charge? Flat fee or hourly rate?
6 – How much do your services cost for my particular case?
7 – Do you have a contract for services you can provide me after I hire you?
8 – Will you return my calls the same day?
You should request a lawyer immediately if you are being questioned about a crime and you may be the target of the investigation. You should never go and speak to the police yourself if you are a target of an investigation. You should request an attorney if the answers in any way or form may incriminate you. Perhaps just as importantly, you should request a lawyer if you are not sure how to answer any question with the police.
As soon as you have been contracted by law enforcement for an investigation of a crime or after you have been arrested and released.
- Your attorney should be responsive to your calls and questions.
- Your attorney should focus his principal practice in criminal law (75%)
- Your lawyer should be experienced in the local courts of the area and know the politics of the community for at least 10 years.
- Your attorney should know the basics of criminal law without having to look up the law.
- Your lawyer should provide you with a clear Fee Structure in a written contract you can get a copy of.
- Your lawyer should be enthusiastic about criminal law and defending your case.
- Your lawyer has courtroom and trial experience of at least 100 jury trials and 1000 plea deals.
- Your attorney has a reputation for courtroom confidence.