Any criminal accusation can have dire consequences for you and your future. It could mean a severe loss of liberties if sent to prison. If could mean steep fines. It could mean a criminal record that will haunt you for the rest of your life, keeping you from getting the job you want or attending the school or graduate school of your dreams.
If accused of a crime, you have a right to an attorney to represent you. Your attorney is there to protect your rights and point out the holes in the case against you. Your lawyer will serve as your advocate and show the holes and weaknesses in the case against you.
Austin Criminal Defense Firm
Kevin Bennett is a skilled Austin criminal defense lawyer who represents those accused of crimes in Travis County courts. Kevin Bennett fights for your rights if you face any sort of criminal allegation, seeking to help you keep your freedom.
When you hire Kevin Bennett, your case will never be farmed out to another attorney. Kevin Bennett handles every matter of your case personally. He prides himself on ensuring that his clients are well-informed of what is happening during this difficult and confusing period.
Call The Law Office of Kevin Bennett today at (512) 476-4626 to set up a consultation. Kevin Bennett represents clients facing any kind of charge in Travis County courts, including those arrested in Austin, Lakeway, Rollingwood, West Lake Hills and Sunset Valley.
Areas of Defense
To be charged with a criminal offense, the alleged act must be specifically banned in the law. Most criminal offenses in the Lone Star State are found in the Texas Penal Code, but there are also offenses listed in the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code, the Texas Transportation Code and elsewhere in Texas Statutes. Austin police also have the power to enforce municipal ordinances.
For an alleged violation of state law that occurs within the borders of Travis County, your case will likely be heard at the Blackwell-Thurman Criminal Justice Center in Downtown Austin.
Some of the criminal offenses:
- DWI / DUI / Drunk Driving
- Domestic Violence
- Violent Crimes
- Drug Charges
- Felony Charges
- Marijuana Defense
- Alcohol Offenses
- Theft or Property Crime
- Sex Crimes
- Weapons Charges
- Serious Traffic Offense
- Violations of Probation
If you face any of these charges, a criminal defense lawyer can help you. A defense attorney can also help you on matters like expunction and record sealing. Likewise, an attorney can assist you with finding alternatives to penalties if you are a first-time offender.
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (TCDLA) – The TCDLA is a statewide nonprofit legal association made up of criminal defense lawyers across Texas, including those in private practice as well as public defenders. The organization provides educational resources, training, events, networking opportunities and more.
Lawyer Legion Criminal Defense Information Center of Texas – Visit Lawyer Legion, an online platform providing valuable information about the practice of criminal defense law in Texas, including lawyers and law firms, legal associations, specialty certifications, state courts, and government resources.