Fort Worth Evading Arrest Lawyer
If a law enforcement official is attempting to arrest you, and you are aware of that fact and then attempt to flee, you may be charged with the crime of evading arrest. You may also be charged with evading arrest if you have been arrested and subsequently attempt to evade the people that have you in custody. Evading arrest can be a serious charge, but will seldom stand on its own as it will be in conjunction with the charge with which you are being arrested for in the first place.
If you have been charged with evading arrest or in fact any other type of criminal allegation you should contact The Goolsby Law Firm to discuss your case. With two decades of experience attorney Mike Goolsby can help you defend yourself against any type of criminal charges. As a former trial attorney with the District attorney’s office he has the experience and expertise necessary to give you the assistance you require to protect your liberty and lifestyle in any criminal matter.
There are defenses against a charge of evading arrest, and these will be looked into in your particular situation. One potential defense is if the arrest was not in fact unlawful in some way, matters of the legality of the situation will be investigated fully, and any warrants etc looked into to challenge this allegation. You can be charged if you are in a vehicle and you frail to pull over immediately when signaled to do so by a police car. Potential defense in this situation can if you are unaware that you are being followed by a police car when they turn on the lights to make you stop, or if it was not safe to do so at the time and these matters can be looked at and used if appropriate to counter this charge.
If you are charged with evading arrest then it can be a felony or misdemeanor matter, depending on the situation that existed in time. If you were on foot when you tried to evade the people trying to place you under arrest then it will most likely be treated as a class B misdemeanor. If you used a vehicle to get away or evade arrest then this will most likely be charged as a felony.
Any criminal charges against you are not the end of the road there are many defenses you can use, and you should strenuously use these to protect yourself in this situation. The results of a conviction are always serious, criminal defense lawyer Mike Goolsby has the experience and knowledge of all types of criminal matters and will use this to make sure that the best possible case is constructed to help you preserve your lifestyle and liberty, he will fight to make sure your rights are protected at all times.
At The Goolsby Law Firm we firmly believe that the state must be made to prove any allegations against you to the fullest extent of the law. All evidence collected will be fully investigated and challenged were possible to get you the outcome you desire and preserve your freedom.
The results of a conviction in any criminal matter are always serious. It can see you spending time in jail, on probation, doing community service, paying fines, and other potential consequences. Even after you have served your sentence, life with a criminal record is always difficult. You could be stopped from getting employment, owning a gun, holding certain professional licenses, renting property, and other problems. In addition to this your record will be available for potential business partners and employers to view.
If you find yourself facing a charge of resisting arrest in the North Texas or Fort Worth area then contact The Goolsby Law Firm as soon as you can. We can offer a personalized an aggressive defense for you in all criminal matters. Call for a completely free initial consultation to discuss aspects of your case, and possible path you could take. Our complete discretion and confidentiality is assured at all times.