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What to Do After an Arrest in Dallas

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Experiencing an arrest for the first time in your life can be a scary, confusing, and frustrating situation. Not only does a conviction lead to serious penalties like imprisonment or fines, but it may also result in a criminal record that can make getting employed, finding a place to live, applying to a university, or living a normal life extremely difficult. However, you do not need to face the Texas criminal justice system alone.

At Hernandez & Baggett, PLLC, our Dallas criminal defense attorneys are dedicated to helping our clients either obtain a not-guilty verdict, get their case thrown out altogether, reduce the charges/penalties they face, and/or keep their record clean. Attorney Shea Baggett was the sole practitioner of his own firm before forming Hernandez & Baggett and gained valuable knowledge and skills as an assistant city attorney for the City of Dallas and a staff attorney at the House of Ruth Maryland. Attorney Robert Hernandez spent years at the City of Dallas prosecutor’s office and the Dallas County Public Defender’s office, giving our clients trial-tested legal representation. They have handled hundreds of trials individually and as a team.

Call (214) 855-7771 today to request a free consultation to learn about our legal services.

Common Types of Crimes in Texas

In Texas, criminal charges and their penalties vary widely based on the nature of the crime, your criminal history, and other aggravating and/or mitigating circumstances. Generally, there are two types of crimes: misdemeanors and felonies.

Misdemeanors are criminal offenses that are punishable by a fine-only or up to one year in county jail. By contrast, felonies are more serious crimes punishable by at least two years in a state prison or jail.

Our firm handles the following types of crimes:

Our Dallas criminal defense lawyers can investigate your arrest, obtain evidence and assess evidence collected by the police, and develop an effective and personalized defense plan on your behalf. Our goal is to help you avoid serious penalties or get your entire case dismissed.

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Both of our lawyers have been selected as members of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Other accomplishments include receiving the highest rating of “superb” by AVVO and obtaining extensive training on criminal law, such as blood tests and breath tests for DWI cases, drug possession, as well as sex crimes and violent crimes.

We understand how emotionally overwhelming an arrest is, which is why we can help you find the light at the end of the tunnel. With your freedom and future on the line, our firm understands what it takes to guide you through the legal process while protecting your rights and reputation.

Contact us today to discuss your case with our legal team immediately.

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Free Case Consultations
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  • 40 Years of Experience
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What Clients Are Saying About Us

    Unstoppable duo! The resilience of these two lawyers is unbeatable!

    “I always try to make sure that everyone knows how stellar Hernandez & Baggett Law Firm is and how they operate for their client with 100% clarity and precision!”

    - Felix B
    You won't regret using this firm!

    “"Wow" is all I can say! So happy with the wonderful service from Shea and his team. The communication was a plus. They always kept me informed and returned calls in a timely manner. He got the job ...”

    - Adrienne E.
    When your freedom, money, and good name comes into question, I highly recommend Hernandez & Baggett.

    “The thing that sets this law firm apart from others is how clearly and respectfully they explain your options, it is the kind of wisdom that comes with experience. They have always quickly kept me informed and replied to my calls.”

    - Corey R.
    They got me the final result that I was looking for. I would highly recommend them to anyone!

    “I had a great experience with them! They helped me understand all my options and make the best choice for me.”

    - Karlee D.
    Everything was handled in the most professional and optimistic manner!

    “Right away, I knew I was in great hands. I was kept informed every step of the way. Shea is really a blessing and the whole firm is definitely dependable! I would recommend them first!”

    - Maurice W.
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