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Facing Criminal Charges?
Protect Your Freedom
Before Time Runs Out.

Violent Crimes Attorneys in Austin

Serving Clients Throughout the State of Texas

Crimes involving violence against another individual carry harsh consequences that can significantly impact your life and freedom. If you are charged with a violent crime, you can be facing a severe prison sentence, as well as expensive fines. Violent crimes also appear on your permanent record, which can make it difficult to apply for a job or build your credit score. Because a violent crime offense can alter your entire life, it is important to secure the services of a skilled criminal defense lawyer.

Examples of Violent Crimes

Our lawyers are familiar with violent crimes cases, and we are prepared to help you defend against any of the following charges:

  • Armed Robbery
  • Assault
  • Assault With a Deadly Weapon
  • Arson
  • Battery
  • Burglary
  • Car Jacking
  • Child Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • False Imprisonment
  • Firearm Offenses
  • Gang Violence
  • Hate Crimes
  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Negligent Homicide
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Terrorism
  • Vehicular Assault
  • Weapons Charges

Violent Crime Penalties

Police and prosecutors aggressively pursue charges for violent crimes. Depending on the crime, you might be facing felony charges, which can result in a federal prison sentence. Whether a person was killed or injured as the result of the crime you are accused of will have a major influence on the penalties you face.

If you have been arrested in Austin for a violent crime, you need to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to determine the best way to defend against your charges.

Get Help From an Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer

Our legal team at the Smith & Vinson Law Firm is here to help clients overcome their criminal charges. Attorney Jarrod Smith is a former prosecutor, which means he has the legal insight that you need to secure a positive case result. Our team of lawyers will review the details of your case to determine a legal strategy that will protect your rights and interests. Let us use our extensive resources to help you obtain the justice you deserve.

Call (512) 359-3743 to find out how our Austin violent crimes attorneys can protect your future. Schedule your consultation today.

Our Clients Are Our Biggest Endorsers
Hear What They Have to Say

  • 5 Stars in making me feel like a top priority!

    “Jarrod Smith of Smith and Vinson Law Firm provided me with the best service I could have possibly asked for. Having no background in law and finding myself in a situation that left me feeling extremely vulnerable, I felt quickly at ease in their care. They were very reasonable with my situation and helped work around my needs in providing me the most support and information on how to best handle my case. I'd recommend this firm to anyone seeking help with a traffic violation of any kind. I feel that if it weren't for them I would have been heavily misguided and probably would not have made it through the system with the best possible outcome for me. 5 Stars for their service, generosity, and in making me feel like a top priority!”

    Andrew

  • The absolute A-Team for DWI Defense. Period!

    “The absolute A-Team for DWI Defense. Period! When life-changing events occur, look no further. With brilliance and driven motivation, Brad and his team with see your case through with honesty and integrity.. trust me, I have first-hand knowledge. From day one I was treated with dignity and respect. We agreed to take my case to trial. NOT GUILTY!!!! If you’re on the ropes about considering to hire Smith & Vinson Law Firm please don’t hesitate to reach out to me personally! I’m their biggest fan!!!"”

    John

  • Top Notch Lawyers

    “I want to start off by saying Smith and Vinson Law Firm is top notch lawyers. I had a case that the DA and prosecutor was very stern about their decision and not letting up on my charges. My lawyer Matt Watkins treated my case as if he was on trial himself. He went in and fought until we won the battle. Matt Watkins spent countless hours working and reviewing my case and ensuring that my case was dismissed. I was highly satisfied on how Matt showed a passion for my case and handled it aggressively and professionally. I just want to thank this law firm one last time for handling business when it came down to crunch time. I want to also recognize Jarrod Smith for overseeing my case and giving me words of encouragement and showing 130% competence and confidence, while doing so. I will recommend this law firm to anyone that is in need of the legal issues that this firm specialize in. THANKS ONCE AGAIN!!!!!!!!”

    Arion

  • He's a real lawyer!

    “A civil issue arose in Austin with a family member. We sought the advice of a well named Austin attorney. This unnamed attorney provided egregious legal advice. In court, a lifetime civil injunction was ruled by the judge on this non-criminal civil issue. Once learning of this judgement we immediately started looking for another attorney and found Brad Vinson, with Smith and Vinson. Simply put, Brad had this entire debacle reversed and a new judgement set for what is customarily ruled in similar cases. It didn't take long either. I only wish we had called Brad first. He's a real lawyer!”

    David

  • Highly recommended!!

    “Amazing law firm! Very professional and descriptive when speaking to you about the facts of your case. Ended up going to trial for a DWI and got all 6 jurors to agree on a not guilty verdict. Highly recommended!! They will truly fight for you because they care for you”

    Jeffrey

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  • Texas Bar College
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • National College for DUI Defense
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Why Hire Us?

  • We are accessible to you. Our attorneys can be reached 24/7.
  • Bold and fearless defense are what we are known for.
  • Turn to us for straightforward legal advice when you need it.
  • We offer free consultations to every single client served.