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Getting arrested is a confusing, scary, and frustrating experience, especially if it’s your first time going through the criminal justice system. Not only does a conviction result in a jail or prison sentence, fines, and other serious penalties, but it also leads to a criminal record that can follow you for the rest of your life, making it extremely hard to get a job, apply for college, or find a place to live. That is why it is in your best interest to hire a skilled lawyer to fight for the best possible outcome.

At Smith & Vinson Law Firm, we will do our best to help you either get your charges reduced or your entire case dismissed. Our Georgetown criminal defense attorneys can review your case, determine if law enforcement officials violated your rights or if there are any weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, and develop an effective and personalized defense strategy to protect your rights, reputation, and freedom.

Do not hesitate to contact us at (512) 359-3743 today for a free consultation with a Georgetown criminal defense lawyer.

"The absolute A-Team for DWI defense"
- John

A Proven Track Record

Check Out Our Recent Case Results
  • Not Guilty 2nd DWI

    911 caller reported a major rollover, single car accident. EMS and fire arrived on scene. They had to break the window to get our client out of the car. He said he had swerved to miss a deer and had been up close to 18 hours before the crash. Police later arrived on scene, spoke to our client and he admitted to coming from a bar and drinking 2 martinis.

  • Not Guilty 2nd DWI

    Our client was pulled over for a traffic violation. Officer smelled alcohol, client admitted to consuming a few drinks. Officer also noted slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. Client performed the SFST’s (roadside tests). Officer said he failed all 3, eye test, walk and turn and one-leg stand. Officer placed client under arrest and asked him for a sample of breath and/or blood. Client refused. Officer did not get a blood warrant.

  • Case Dismissed 2nd DWI

    Our client was involved in a vehicle accident in La Grange where she was ejected from the vehicle and had to stay in the hospital. There was alcohol in the car, and she had prior DWIs. The ethanol levels in her blood came back at a .13 so she was charged with Driving While Intoxicated. This client was unaware that she was charged after she left the hospital which resulted in the charge of Bail Jumping. However she maintained that she had only an 8% functioning liver due and upon researching her medical hist

  • Deferred Adjudication Aggravated Assault & Tampering with Evidence

    Our client was involved in a verbal dispute that turned into an altercation where a firearm was discharged into the ground. The round ricocheted and grazed a party to the dispute. Our client was facing multiple felony convictions and a prison sentence.

  • Deferred Adjudication Aggravated Assault Family Violence w/ Serious Bodily Injury

    Our client was involved in a domestic altercation that resulted in one of the parties sustaining a very serious life -altering injury that required serious medical intervention. We took the case and approached our defense with heavy strong willed negotiations with the State.

  • Rejected Pre-Indictment Aggravated Assault Strangulation/Impeding Airway Investigation

What Do Criminal Defense Lawyers Do?

Criminal defense lawyers protect the rights of individuals charged with crimes, regardless of the nature or severity of the charges. They provide crucial legal representation aimed at ensuring a fair trial for the accused. These legal professionals use their knowledge of criminal law and the justice system to challenge the evidence presented by the prosecution, argue for the rights of their clients, and negotiate with prosecutors to secure the most favorable outcomes possible, including reduced charges or sentences.

Services Provided by Criminal Defense Attorneys:

  • Case Evaluation: Comprehensive review of the charges and evidence to develop a strong defense strategy.
  • Legal Guidance: Offering expert advice on the legal process, possible outcomes, and best courses of action.
  • Representation in Court: Acting as the accused's advocate in court proceedings, including arraignments, hearings, and trials.
  • Plea Bargaining: Negotiating with prosecutors to potentially reduce charges or secure a lighter sentence.
  • Evidence Examination: Analyzing the prosecution's evidence for any weaknesses or rights violations.
  • Witness Interviewing: Speaking with witnesses who may be able to provide information that could exonerate the client or mitigate the charges.
  • Legal Motions: Filing motions to suppress evidence, dismiss charges, or request other judicial actions beneficial to the client.
  • Appeal Filing: Assisting with appeals if the court's decision is unfavorable, by challenging the decision based on potential legal errors or rights violations.

How Our Williamson County Firm Can Help You

Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or felony offense, our Georgetown criminal defense attorneys understand how to achieve success inside and outside the courtroom. Our firm has a pair of former prosecutors on our legal team who handled complex criminal cases, giving our clients valuable insight into both sides of the courtroom. We can investigate your case, collect evidence, negotiate with the prosecution, and do our best to get the most favorable results in your case.

Smith & Vinson Law Firm handles the following criminal cases:

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