Hiring Jeff Kennedy turned out to be one of the best decisions of my life. Mr. Kennedy was able to have my case dismissed. Yes, outright dismissal of the charge!

A.C.

We did exactly as Jeff instructed and the case was dismissed. There are no words to explain how happy we are with his performance.

Anonymous

Jeff was able to get my twice the legal limit BAC thrown out and he kept me from having an interlock device put on my car.

Anonymous

Hiring Jeff Kennedy turned out to be one of the best decisions of my life.

A.C.

We did exactly as Jeff instructed and the case was dismissed. There are no words to explain how happy we are with his performance.

Anonymous

Jeff was able to get my twice the legal limit BAC thrown out and he kept me from having an interlock device put on my car.

Anonymous
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Tarrant County Criminal Defense FAQ 

When charged with a crime in Tarrant County, Texas, you are likely to have questions. Contact our firm to get answers to your specific questions. You can also read through the Q&A below for some general answers to common questions our firm receives.

Can I go to jail for a misdemeanor offense in Tarrant County?

You can certainly go to jail for a misdemeanor offense in Tarrant County, TX. A lot depends on the circumstances of your case. For instance, if you are convicted of a DWI, you could go to jail even if it was a first-time offense. To avoid jail, you will likely need to avoid a conviction.

What’s the difference between a private criminal attorney and a public defender?

Both types of lawyers went to law school, but one works for the government, is overworked and underpaid. Public defenders aren’t bad lawyers, but they don’t have the time or resources that a private attorney has to devote to your case. You will likely get a better defense from a private attorney.

How can a lawyer help with my criminal case?

A criminal lawyer can help with your case in a number of ways. They can immediately begin advising you on your case. They can work to get you out of jail. They can investigate your case to find the best defense available. They can work to get you the best plea agreement possible. If you want to go to trial, they can defend you in court.

What are the non-legal consequences of a Tarrant County criminal conviction?

The non-legal consequences of a criminal conviction could include job loss, difficulty securing a job, embarrassment, self-esteem issues, ineligibility for some government programs, and family relationship issues.

Should you try to defend yourself when charged with a crime?

You may be tempted to save money and defend yourself when charged with a crime, but this is not usually a good idea. Your lawyer went to school for many years to fully prepare for building a legal defense. It’s best to let a lawyer handle your case.

Connect with a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Tarrant County, Texas

Need help from a Tarrant County criminal defense attorney? Call The Law Offices of Jeff C. Kennedy at 817-605-1010 or fill out the online contact form here below.

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