San Marcos Criminal Defense Lawyer
Have you or someone you love been arrested for a crime in San Marcos? Contact San Marcos criminal defense attorney Vikas Bajaj for immediate legal assistance at ZIP Codes 92069, 92078, 92079, and 92096. We know that a conviction can be devastating for you and your family. Not only can you be sentenced to time behind bars, steep fines, and mandatory counseling, but you will also be burdened with a criminal record. This will make it tough to do things you once took for granted, like applying for a job or renting an apartment. We can help you avoid the negative consequences of your arrest. Call us today to set up a free consultation to learn more.
Our San Marcos criminal defense lawyers have nearly two decades of experience. During this time, we have helped thousands of clients who have faced serious criminal charges for drug crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, violent crimes, and more. We understand that your future is at stake and will aggressively fight to secure a reduction or dismissal of the criminal charges in your case.
Contact Us Now To Speak With an Experienced San Marcos, Texas Criminal Defense Attorney
The sooner you contact the criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Vikas Bajaj, the sooner you will be able to move forward with confidence knowing that there is a law professional fighting to help you seek out a fair outcome. Trying to take on the Texas criminal justice system on your own is a challenge that few, if any, should attempt to undertake, considering that there is an entire system of prosecutors, judges, law enforcement officials, and more who are fighting to convict you of the maximum charges and penalties. We are here to help.
Read more below to learn about the importance of hiring a criminal defense attorney in San Marcos, TX and contact us as soon as possible to schedule a free initial consultation.
San Marcos Criminal Defense Attorney Practice Areas
Our attorneys in San Marcos TX have handled thousands of criminal matters, successfully achieving positive results for many clients just like you. No case is too small. We will fight aggressively and defend you against criminal charges for:
- Assault and Battery
- Drug Possession
- Grand Theft
- Home Invasion
- Restraining Order Violations
- Shoplifting, and
- Welfare Fraud;
Call us today for a complete list of our practice areas and to learn about how we can help you following your San Marcos TX arrest.
Frequently Asked Questions About San Marcos TX Criminal Defense
The following are some of the questions that lawyers in San Marcos TX commonly answer for clients and potential clients alike. Keep in mind that the only way to get a complete answer to your question is by working with an attorney; San Marcos TX is home to the Law Office of Vikas Bajaj.
What are the consequences of a conviction for my criminal charges in San Marcos or San Antonio?
When you are convicted of a crime you will be required to complete the terms of a criminal sentence. This sentence will either be proposed by the prosecution as part of a plea agreement or determined by a judge in a sentencing hearing. In either case, the sentence will be determined by balancing factors relevant to your case. Possible sentences may include jail or prison time, fines, restitution, probation, and/or community service.
Once you have been convicted of a crime a record of your criminal history will be created. In most situations, this record will stay with you for life. There are times, especially for non-violent misdemeanors, that you may be able to get your record expunged or sealed, which can make life a little bit easier. Simply having this criminal record will make it difficult to live a normal life.
What do criminal defense attorneys do?
Working with a criminal defense attorney is one of the best ways to build a clear and aggressive pathway towards a positive or fair outcome for your charges, and you will benefit greatly from their legal expertise while you are able to focus on getting the rest of your life in order. Some things that your attorney will do include:
Your criminal defense attorney will never rely on the state’s investigation into your alleged offense. Instead, they will thoroughly look into your alleged crime to draw our own conclusions and gather our own evidence.
Legal research of existing case law will play an important role in the creation of your legal defense. We will search for cases that are similar to yours to learn about how they have been decided in the past. Using this information, your criminal defense attorneys will understand the best legal strategies for your specific case.
Criminal law is not simply identifying the laws broken, arguing whether or not the individual is guilty, and then meting out the appropriate penalties. Instead, the process is much more complex than that, involving negotiations for plea bargains, sentence reductions, and more, all of which we will facilitate on your behalf.
Most criminal cases are settled in pre-trial negotiations, but it is possible that your case could wind up in court. If we are not satisfied with the offers you receive we will not hesitate to try your case before a jury. The attorneys serving ZIP Codes 92069, 92078, 92079, and 92096, the Law Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC, understand how to connect with a jury by making passionate and logical arguments.