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TexasCriminal Defense Lawyers in Panola 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 Panola 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 Panola 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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Catherine Mary Ivers Nielsen

Catherine Mary Ivers Nielsen
Katie Nielsen Law, P.L.L.C.
PO Box 681
Carthage, TX 75633
Licensed for 20 years, Catherine Mary Ivers Nielsen is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Cameron James Phillips

Cameron James Phillips
The Phillips Law Firm
123 W Sabine St Ste 4
Carthage, TX 75633
Licensed for 5 years, Cameron James Phillips is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Robert Underwood

Robert Underwood
PO Box 1138 109 W Wellington St
Carthage, TX 75633
Licensed for 19 years, Robert Underwood is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended South Texas College of Law... read more >

Eric Scott Mcpherson

Eric Scott Mcpherson
Rick McPherson
418 W Sabine St
Carthage, TX 75633
Licensed for 45 years, Eric Scott Mcpherson is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Texas Tech University Scho... read more >

Corey Bankhead

Corey Bankhead
Bankhead Attorneys at Law
300 W Sabine St
Carthage, TX 75633
Licensed for 35 years, Corey Bankhead is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... 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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