Criminal Offenses FAQ

Attorneys in Central Texas

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Even being accused of a crime can put your future, your finances, and your freedom at risk. Not only could you go to jail and pay heavy fines and court costs, but you could be denied future jobs,housing, and other opportunities (both professional and personal) based on your criminal record.

Which is why you have the right to an attorney. 

Our firm is dedicated to protecting and defending the rights of individuals, like you, that are charged with a crime.We will fight to provide you with the best legal defense available, regardless of the crime you’re charged with or your criminal history. Our attorneys work tirelessly to get your case dismissed or reduced so that you and your loved ones can move forward with your lives. 

Based in Kyle, Texas, and conveniently located between Austin and San Marcos, our attorneys are dedicated to serving the local and nearby Central Texas communities located in Hays, Travis, Caldwell,Guadalupe, Comal, and Blanco Counties. This includes the cities and towns of Kyle, San Marcos, Buda, Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Austin, New Braunfels, Lockhart, Seguin, Spring Branch, and Blanco.  

Every case has different details, even twocases with the exact same charge. Please call us at 512-268-9415, email help@mzlawfirm.com, or use the format the bottom of this page to schedule a time to speak with one of ourattorneys in detail about your specific situation and the options available toyou. 

*The information here is NOT LEGAL ADVICE, and is foreducation only.*

General

DWI

The very first thing you need to do if you’ve been charged with a DWI is: call an experienced criminal defense attorney. Thisis especially important if you’ve been arrested. Do not call a bail bonds person because any money you give them will be gone, but an attorney will usually apply the bond money to the cost of representation. We do. 

You only have 15 days after your incident to request an administrative hearing for your driver's license, so it’s important that you act fast. Our DWI attorneys know exactly what to do and when/how to do it to help you remain a legal driver—that includes assisting you with an occupational driver's license when your license is suspended.

Drug Crimes

Drug offenses are among the most common types of offenses handled in courts across the nation, but there are harsh penalties imposed in the state of Texas on drug law violators. These penalties include jail time, imprisonment, fines, probation, and other court-ordered penalties.

  • Assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Aggravated assault with a deadlyweapon
  • Sexual assault
  • Family violence
  • Kidnapping
  • Rape
  • Murder

The consequences for each charge are understandably different, with the penalties being fairly severe upon conviction for violent crimes. It’s vital to hire an experienced attorney who knows what questions to ask, what evidence to look for, and who to interview as a witness.

Regardless of what happened, full disclosure during your initial meeting with an attorney is incredibly important, and we can’t stress that enough. Without the whole truth (and nothing but), it’s impossible for your legal counsel to build the best possible defense. There maybe something that seems insignificant but is a game-changer in court. Don’t let the prosecution get a leg up by shortchanging yourself and holding anything back—the conversation is privileged and stays confidential. We take that very seriously.

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(512) 268-9415
Kyle Office

187 Elmhurst Drive, Suite A
Kyle, Texas 78640

Office: 512-268-9415
Fax: 512-532-7766

Pflugerville Office

208 Grand Ave Pkwy, Pflugerville, TX 78660

Office: (512) 268-9410
Fax: 512-532-7766

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