Irving Criminal Mischief Lawyer
Criminal mischief is specifically the crime of damaging or interfering with another person property, that then results in loss or inconvenience to them. It also involves marking property, for example with graffiti, and causing damage in this way. Depending on many factors, including the value of the property and the specific situation of existing when the offense took place, you could be facing a misdemeanor or felony charge.
Any criminal charge against you is serious, and you must always offer a defense to protect yourself. Regardless of the complexities or situation of your criminal mischief accusation, whether it is a misdemeanor or felony matter, The Goolsby Law Firm can help you. Attorney Mike Goolsby has two decades of experience, and as a former trial lawyer with the District attorney’s office, he will put all this trial experience and criminal defense knowledge to work for you to get you the outcome you desire in your case.
In many instances a charge of criminal mischief may seem fairly minor. If you are facing any criminal matter you should always treat your situation with the utmost importance, and offer a strong defense against the allegation. Consequences you could be facing can include jail time, community service, probation, and many other possible results. After you have served any sentence you will be left with a criminal record that can severely affect your day-to-day existence. You may be prevented from owning a gun, holding certain professional licenses, gaining employment, renting property, getting finance, and your record will also be available to other interested parties to view, for example potential business partners.
If you are questioned by the police you are entitled to have your attorney present. Do not rely on an overworked public defender, who will often be burdened with many other cases as well is your own. An experienced criminal defense lawyer like Mike Goolsby can during questioning challenge aspects of the accusations against you, and can often result in the seriousness of the charges being reduced, or even dismissed completely.
Criminal defense attorney Mike Goolsby firmly believes that the state must be made to prove any allegations against you to the fullest extent possible. By investigating evidence collected against you he will use every possible means to protect your rights, and reduce the severity of the charges you face. To prove an allegation of criminal mischief, proof of damage to property must be presented, and aspects of this can often be disputed, including but not limited to the value of the property and other matters.
If accused of the crime of criminal mischief in the Irving or Dallas area call The Goolsby Law Firm as soon as you can. Unlike many other firms Mike Goolsby accepts responsibility for every client his firm takes on, you will never be handed on to an assistant or another lawyer and will be kept informed at all times of the exact progress of your case and any legal options open to you. Call for a completely free initial consultation, you can discuss the charges against you and the path that your defense may take. Our complete discretion and confidentiality is assured at all times, call today.