Allen Resisting Arrest Lawyer

A charge of resisting arrest will not usually stand on its own, as the simple fact that you’re being arrested to begin with will mean you’re going to be charged with another criminal offense. Frequently when somebody attempts to place you under arrest the normal reaction is to attempt to stop them, however natural this response might be if these attempts are too strenuous you might find yourself being charged with resisting arrest. The fact that you resisted and possibly assaulted officers attempting to place you in custody may be used in court to aid their case generally relating to the other charge you are being accused of.

If you have been charged with resisting arrest in the Dallas or Allen area then The Goolsby Law Firm can help with this, and also the other criminal allegations you may be facing. Criminal defense lawyer Mike Goolsby has two decades of experience practicing law in this area, and it is very familiar with ways to counter and defend against the charge of resisting arrest.

As an ex-trial attorney with the District attorney’s office Mike Goolsby has the expertise and knowledge of exactly how the criminal court system in this area works. He will put all this knowledge to your advantage in defending you in court on a charge of resisting arrest or any other criminal matter.

You are entitled to have your attorney present any time you are questioned by the police, do not rely on an overworked public defender with a massive caseload. Attorney Mike Goolsby can handle the interview process, and often with careful negotiation, it can mean the difference between the level of charges that are placed against you, or sometimes if charges are even brought in the first place. Protect your liberty and lifestyle and make sure you have good representation in place when you are accused of resisting arrest.

An accusation is never the end of the road, there are always many defenses you can make against the charges you face. The state must be made to prove any allegation against you, and in matters of resisting arrest this proof can often be tricky, as it will have to be shown that actual physical force was used to stop the police officers on performing their duties and placing you under arrest. Items that can be shown to prove this allegation include struggling against being placed in handcuffs, lashing out violently, physically attempting to prevent yourself being placed in the police car or holding cell, and other similar actions. As physical force and violence has to be shown to have been used to make this charge of resisting arrest valid, there may also be a charge against you of assaulting the police officer concerned.

Regardless of how serious or trivial you think your situation is, the charge of resisting arrest can be important in determining the penalties you face if convicted. If you find yourself in this situation in the Dallas or Allen area then should call The Goolsby Law Firm as quickly as possible to arrange a completely free initial consultation to discuss your case. Call today complete confidentiality is assured at all times.