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Legal Representation For Criminal Charges

Scanio & Scanio, A Professional Corporation, is a valuable resource for the accused in central Texas. To anyone accused of a crime, we begin with the same critical piece of advice: Protect your rights by getting legal counsel before discussing your case with law enforcement agents or prosecutors. We cannot emphasize enough how important it is to have an attorney evaluate your case before you participate in interrogations or otherwise attempt to defend yourself. Rarely, if ever, do private individuals succeed at talking their way out of criminal charges. Having an experienced lawyer as your advocate to inform you on how to protect your freedom and your future as you face criminal charges is critical.

Most clients are keenly concerned about staying out of jail or keeping their driver's licenses. These objectives are important, but preventing a criminal record whenever possible is even more critical. A clean record versus a criminal record can dramatically affect your well-being long after an arrest or citation.

We represent people charged with criminal offenses such as:

  • Driving while intoxicated (DWI)
  • Driving with an invalid driver's license (DWLI)
  • Assault
  • Domestic violence
  • Interference with an emergency call
  • Unlawful restraint
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Minor in consumption of alcohol
  • Furnishing alcohol to a minor
  • Public intoxication
  • Theft
  • Criminal mischief
  • Criminal trespass
  • Motion to revoke probation or adjudicate guilt

Whatever your criminal charges, our lawyers are ready to help you pursue the most favorable outcome attainable in your case. This may mean case dismissal or it may mean probation. No defense attorney can predict with certainty exactly how your case will play out, but having someone on your side to protect your rights can make a world of difference in how you choose to proceed with your criminal case and the options afforded to you. However, our experience is beneficial for our clients charged with misdemeanors.

Things To Know Regarding DWI Charges

By the time you see this Web page, it may be too late to discuss the question of whether to submit to a breath test, urine test or blood sample test. You may already face the consequences of an automatic driver's license suspension after refusing to provide a specimen of your breath, blood or urine to law enforcement. Our attorneys are ready to go to work right away by pursuing the suppression of evidence obtained in violation of your constitutional rights or pursuing an occupational driver's license for you while your full driving privileges are suspended.

In some cases, there is a chance of getting a client's suspended license or revoked driver's license reinstated through an Administrative License Revocation (ALR) hearing. The ALR hearing must be requested within 15 days of the arrest. Therefore, we urge you not to delay contacting a lawyer if you have been charged with DWI to find out more about the ALR process.

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Know Your Rights — Talk To Our San Marcos Attorneys — Experienced Legal Representation For Criminal Misdemeanor Charges

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, the clock is ticking. For best results, you need to take action right away. Our defense lawyers can advise you and represent you before a prosecutor, judge or jury. Call 512-212-9911 or send an email to schedule a consultation.

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Scanio & Scanio
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144 East San Antonio
San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone: 512-212-9911

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