Fort Bend County Felony Defense Lawyers
Sugar Land Criminal Defense Attorneys James Sullivan and Associates are experienced defense attorneys and can effectively represent you at all pre-trial hearings, jury trials and (if necessary) sentencing hearings. James Sullivan and Associates have successfully represented clients charged with felony offenses throughout Texas. If you are facing an aggravated assault or other felony offense, then you need an experienced Fort Bend County Criminal Trial Lawyer to defend you.
Fort Bend County Criminal Lawyers Fighting for Your Rights, Freedom and Future
Choosing a criminal defense lawyer to defend you may be the most important decision you will make in your case. Whether you have been charged with a crime or are under investigation by law enforcement, your rights, your freedom and your future are at risk. It is critical to have the counsel of an experienced Sugar Land criminal defense attorney as early as possible.
Because a conviction results in a criminal record and could also result in incarceration in prison, a felony charge must be taken seriously. Unless the charge is expunged or non-disclosed (sealed), a felony will show up on a background check. Once you are convicted, it will stay on your record forever.
Being convicted or accused of a felony can have devastating consequences. Hiring an experienced Fort Bend County Felony Defense Attorney can make the difference between being found guilty or not guilty.
To discuss your felony case involving aggravated assault, burglary of a habitation, child abuse, drug possession, drug delivery, aggravated robbery or any other felony defense matter with an experienced Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Attorney, call James Sullivan and Associates for a free confidential consultation at (281) 546-6428.
Sugar Land Felony Charge Defense Attorneys – Fighting To Protect Your Rights, Future and Freedom
Levels of Felony Offenses in Texas
In Texas, there are five levels of felonies: Capital, First Degree, Second Degree, Third Degree and State Jail.
- Capital felonies are punishable by life imprisonment without parole or by death in capital cases in which the State seeks the death penalty.
- First Degree felonies are punishable by 5 to 99 years or Life in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
- Second Degree felonies are punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
- Third Degree felonies are punishable by 2 to 10 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
- State Jail felonies are punishable by 180 days to 2 years in a state jail and up to a $10,000 fine.
Sugar Land Criminal Defense Attorneys James Sullivan and Associates have extensive trial experience defending against felony charges. They have successfully defended people in criminal and juvenile court on felony charges, including the following:
- Aggravated Assault
- Aggravated Kidnapping
- Aggravated Robbery
- Assault by Impeding Breathing (choking)
- Assault against a Public Servant
- Auto Theft
- Burglary of a Habitation or Building
- Child Abuse
- Child Pornography Possession
- Drug Defense, including Drug Possession and Drug Dealing
- DWI Defense
- Evading by Motor Vehicle
- Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
- Intoxication Manslaughter
- Negligent Homicide
- Online Solicitation of a Minor
- Sexual Assault of a Child, including Indecency with a Child
- White Collar Crime, including Credit Card Abuse, Embezzlement , Fraud and Theft
Sugar Land County Criminal Lawyers Fighting for Your Rights, Freedom and Future
Do not be intimidated and do not give up hope. You may have been arrested and charged, but that does not mean that the police followed proper procedure or that the prosecutor has sufficient evidence to prove you guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. James Sullivan and Associates have succeeded in getting hundreds of felony cases dismissed, no billed (dismissed) by the grand jury, reduced to a misdemeanor and in obtaining not guilty verdicts from juries. Talk to an experienced Sugar Land Criminal Trial Lawyer before you even consider giving up and entering a plea of guilty.
The Sugar Land Criminal Defense attorneys at James Sullivan and Associates work as a team and will fight to get you justice. They will answer all of your questions so that you will know what to expect in a criminal case and help you and your family to make informed decisions. They will use their 45 years of combined experience and extensive legal knowledge to zealously defend you against serious felony charges.
Contact an Experienced Fort Bend County Felony Defense Attorney
James Sullivan and Associates use their extensive trial experience and knowledge of the law to defend their clients. If you are facing a felony or misdemeanor charge and need an experienced Sugar Land Criminal Trial Lawyer, they can help.
To discuss your case in confidence with an experienced Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Attorney, call for a free consultation at (281) 546-6428.