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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Cherokee County, Texas

The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Cherokee County, Texas, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Cherokee County, Texas should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Steven Rade Guy

Steven Rade Guy
The Norman Law Firm
215 E Commerce St
Jacksonville, TX 75766
Licensed for 40 years, Steven Rade Guy is a Personal Injury and Civil Trial Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Nicholas Summers Peacock

Nicholas Summers Peacock
Ament & Peacock
PO Box 751 406 E Commerce St Ste 751
Jacksonville, TX 75766
Licensed for 16 years, Nicholas Summers Peacock is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Thurgood Marshall School of L... read more >

Michael Robert Kesler

Michael Robert Kesler
Moak & Kesler, PLLC
318 Neches St
Jacksonville, TX 75766
Licensed for 15 years, Michael Robert Kesler is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Texas Tech University Scho... read more >

Frank Glenn Dobrovolny

Frank Glenn Dobrovolny
The Dobrovolny Law Firm, P.C.
217 S Ragsdale St
Jacksonville, TX 75766
Licensed for 14 years, Frank Glenn Dobrovolny is a Appellate Law and Criminal Appellate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Neale Andersen Shields

Neale Andersen Shields
PO Box 397
NEW SUMMERFLD, TX 75780
Licensed for 22 years, Neale Andersen Shields is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended Harvard Law School... read more >

Allen Wade Ross

Allen Wade Ross
622 Fort Worth St
Jacksonville, TX 75766
Licensed for 28 years, Allen Wade Ross is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of... read more >

William Wilder

William Wilder
William K Wilder
115 W 5th St
Rusk, TX 75785
Licensed for 50 years, William Wilder is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Julie Elizabeth Boren Huesser

Julie Elizabeth Boren Huesser
Law Office of Julie Boren Huesser
193 S Main St
Rusk, TX 75785
Licensed for 15 years, Julie Elizabeth Boren Huesser is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Oklahoma City University Scho... read more >

R W Richards

R W Richards
Richards Penn, LLP
PO Box 1309 516 E Commerce St Ste 1309
Jacksonville, TX 75766
Licensed for 41 years, R W Richards is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Jeffery S Clark

Jeffery S Clark
217 E Commerce St
Jacksonville, TX 75766
Licensed for 29 years, Jeffery S Clark is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University School of Law... read more >

Richard Alvin Mayhan

Richard Alvin Mayhan
PO Box 951
Alto, TX 75925
Licensed for 52 years, Richard Alvin Mayhan is a Criminal Defense and Juvenile Defense lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

David Brett Brewer

David Brett Brewer
Norman Angle Guy & Brewer PLLC
215 E Commerce St Ste C
Jacksonville, TX 75766
Licensed for 29 years, David Brett Brewer is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended University of Oklahoma Colleg... read more >

Anthony Jefferson King

Anthony Jefferson King
PO Box 537
Rusk, TX 75785
Licensed for 9 years, Anthony Jefferson King is a Estate and Probate Law and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended St. Mary's University Scho... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Certification

TBLS Board Certification in Criminal Law - The Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) certifies lawyers as specialists in Criminal Law if they have substantial experience, involvement, competence, and training in this specialty area of practice.


The TBLS defines the term "criminal law" to include "misdemeanor and felony crimes, arrest, detention, plea bargains, jury and non-jury trials (for individuals 17 years of age or older)."



Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

TCDLA has a proud history of supporting and educating criminal defense lawyers in the the state while advocating for the rights of the accused. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Texas are active within this organization.


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