Fort Worth Criminal Trespass Attorney
Combatting Your Charges of Criminal Trespass
If you have been arrested for or charged with criminal trespass, you need a Fort Worth criminal attorney advocating for you. Criminal trespass is a serious offense that must be taken seriously if charged. This crime can carry heavy fines and other serious consequences. It is imperative that you are represented by knowledgeable defense counsel if you have been accused of trespassing. I am an experienced attorney who is committed to protecting the rights of the criminally accused. I take my duty to my clients extremely seriously, and I know that the terrible impact of a conviction can destroy future opportunities.
There are many reasons why you should choose The Law Office of Samuel R. Terry, P.C., including:
- I personally address each individual case that I take on at my firm
- I am very familiar with the various defense strategies that are effective with a jury
- I have experience presenting a professional case for the defense
- I am experienced in handling all aspects of the criminal justice system to obtain successful results
As a former Assistant City Attorney, District Court Criminal Division, I have a great deal of experience at trial, and I am ready to go to work for you immediately. Call my firm today at (817) 756-1817.
Penalties Associated with Your Charge
State law defines criminal trespassing as entering property or land without permission from the owner. The charge can be filed if you enter any property, including vehicles such as aircraft. In order for charges to be filed for this crime, there must be notice that entry into the property was forbidden. A person who has unknowingly wandered onto another individual's property could face charges, but may not be guilty of trespassing.
To reach a conviction, the prosecution must show beyond a reasonable doubt that the individual intentionally entered that land or property, or did not leave upon request. Criminal trespass charges can result in a Class A, B, or C misdemeanor, depending on the type of property involved. Sentences can carry a fine of up to $2,000 and 180 days in jail. For this reason, you should not hesitate to involve a criminal lawyer.
Get an Experienced Criminal Lawyer on Your Case
With your freedom and reputation on the line, choosing the right attorney can make all the difference. I am fiercely dedicated to reaching the best possible outcome for your case. I also provide free case evaluations, so you can learn more about how I can help you without any commitment or financial obligation on your part. I will carefully review your situation, answer any questions you may have, and explain your legal options. Don't leave your case in the hands of an inexperienced lawyer.
Contact our Fort Worth criminal defense firm today. We're available 24/7!