Arlington Evading Arrest Lawyer
A charge of evading arrest will seldom stand-alone as it will be part of another charge against you. You will be facing an accusation of evading arrest if you attempt to flee from a law enforcement official that you are aware was trying to place you under arrest, additionally, you will face this charge if you attempt to get away from officers escorting you after having been arrested. Evading arrest is a serious charge, and even though it is in addition to other charges against you it can still make the consequences you face even more life changing.
If you have been charged with evading arrest there are many defenses you can make. Contact The Goolsby Law Firm to discuss your case, attorney Mike Goolsby has 20 years experience defending people accused of criminal offenses in the Arlington and North Texas area, as a former trial attorney with the district attorney’s office he knows how the criminal court system works in this area better than other practicing defense attorney.
Some of the defenses against the charge of evading arrest include if the attempted arrest was not lawful in some way, matters of the legality of your arrest will be looked into and used to get cases dismissed if discrepancies are found. Another legal recourse is if you were driving and did not realize you were being followed, and failed to pull over when a police car turned on its lights and requested that you stop. In the event of a vehicle stop, other items that can be looked into are whether it was safe for you to pull over at the time, and this can also be used to counter this charge.
In Texas an evading arrest charge may be treated as a felony or a misdemeanor, if a motor vehicle was used to evade arrest then it is more likely than not a felony, and if no motor vehicle was used it is usually a class B misdemeanor. In all cases it is up to the state to prove your guilt, and they should be made to do so to the fullest extent of the law. Your experienced criminal defense attorney can make sure that this happens.
Regardless of the charges against you, results of a successful conviction can have very serious repercussions. Your liberty and lifestyle will be affected in many different ways and for a considerable period of time. Criminal defense lawyer Mike Goolsby knows the best ways to build a defense against a charge of evading arrest, as well as the additional charges you may be facing.
If you find yourself facing an evading arrest charge in North Texas or Arlington area, or any criminal offense, get in touch with The Goolsby Law Firm for a free consultation as soon as you can. We are here to help you to aggressively defend yourself against criminal allegations of any description. We offer a tailored and professional service, as attorney Mike Goolsby personally accepts responsibility for every case the firm takes you can be assured of an aggressive and thorough investigation and defense of any allegations you may be facing. Call today in the strictest confidence.