Criminal Defense Lawyer in San Antonio
The consequences of a criminal conviction continue to increase as prosecutors ratchet up the penalties for all types of crimes ranging from drunk driving to assault, and as the Internet makes criminal records easily accessible to employers and others.
Most people don’t realize the effect that a DWI arrest or conviction can have on their jobs. If you are a UPS driver, a car salesman or in any career where you need to drive a vehicle, your job may be at stake.
When a sex crime conviction can subject you to severe consequences, such as prison and sex offender registration, you need a lawyer who understands how prosecutors will handle your case and help you prepare an aggressive defense. Both Christine & Mario Del Prado were assigned to the unit that handled sex crimes when they were prosecutors.
Drug charges can have consequences that go far beyond a simple fine, jail time or probation. Even a misdemeanor marijuana conviction can result in the suspension of your driver’s license for a year.
You can be charged with domestic or family violence even if there is no visible sign of injury to the victim. If the victim tells police that you caused him or her pain, then you could go to jail. Both Christine & Mario Del Prado were assigned to the unit that handled domestic/family violence crimes when they were prosecutors.
When it comes to misdemeanor assault charges, the state usually doesn’t even investigate the accusations. All the victim has to do is go to the police department and make a complaint.
Property crimes are considered crimes of dishonesty. This means that an arrest or conviction could have a devastating effect on your future life, including career opportunities.
White Collar Crimes
White collar crimes can run the gamut from embezzlement, to fraud, to criminal conspiracy charges. Most involve the theft of money by deceptive means.
Murder & Capital Murder
As a defense attorney, Mario Del Prado obtained dismissals in two capital murder trials. He is one of a handful of lawyers in San Antonio who is both Board-Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and qualified to handle cases involving the death penalty.
When you are up against insurance company experts, whose interests are completely the opposite of yours, you need an experienced, skilled attorney who understands the insurance system so that you get fair treatment and full compensation for your injuries and damages.
Expunction and Non-Disclosure
A person who has been arrested for the commission of a felony or misdemeanor is entitled to have all the records and files relating to the arrest expunged if the person is tried for the offense for which he or she was arrested and is acquitted by the trial court or convicted and subsequently pardoned [C.C.P. Art.55.01(a)]
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