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DUI/DWI

An arrest for DWI can be a stressful and anxiety-inducing situation. Given the amount of misinformation out there regarding the DWI process, it can be especially traumatic for first time offenders. Will I go to jail? What if I refused to take a breath test? Can they suspend my license? At Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy, we understand the concerns you face after being charged with drunk driving
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Criminal Defense

An arrest for a criminal offense can be a frightening and nerve-racking experience. The prosecutor and law enforcement officials also do not have your best interests in mind as they build a case against you. However, the attorneys at Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy are ready to fight for you and serve as your strong advocate and strategic counsel. Their experience and dedication will be at your side, every step of the way.
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Drugs

Federal drug crimes generally result in lengthier prison sentences and steeper fines. Therefore, it is essential to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer in Dallas to help you achieve the lightest possible sentence if you are convicted of a drug crime, or to have your charges reduced or dismissed altogether.
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Assault Charges

Charges of aggravated assault or assault with a deadly weapon in Dallas can result in serious penalties and repercussions. Since these offenses are considered crimes of violence, there are generally limited options for alternative punishments to prison and/or steep fines. Additionally, an individual can face an inability to own or possess a firearm, loss of certain types of government assistance and ineligibility to apply for certain jobs and occupations.
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Domestic Violence

Domestic assault or spousal abuse is one of the most commonly charged criminal offenses in Dallas. Family violence assault allegations can arise from a number of situations, including arguments that have escalated out of control, divorce disputes and child custody disagreements.
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Sex Crimes

If you have been accused of committing a sexual offense in Dallas, it is important to immediately contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Sex crime charges can result in harsh punishments if the alleged offender is convicted of the offense, including prison sentences, fines, a criminal record, sex offender registration requirements, an inability to pursue certain professions and occupations, ineligibility to be admitted into certain graduate school programs and colleges, and a negative impact on personal and business relationships.
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