header-logo-3    Richard   C.   McConathy  
Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy
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15110 Dallas Pkwy #400
  Dallas ,   Texas ,   75248   United States  
 
(972) 233-5700

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Criminal Defense

An arrest for a criminal offense can be a frightening and nerve-racking experience. The prosecutor and law enforcement officials also do not have your best interests in mind as they build a case against you. 

However, the attorneys at The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy are ready to fight for you and serve as your strong advocate and strategic counsel. Their experience and dedication will be at your side, every step of the way.

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Irving, Dallas, Carrolton, Richardson, TX

 

The consequences of a criminal conviction can be serious, especially with the growing use of background checks for employment and housing. It’s in your best interests to work with an experienced defense attorney who can fight for a case dismissal, not guilty verdicts, and other favorable options rather than settle for the easiest outcome. With thousands of cases resolved favorably, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy have shown their dedication to their clients in Irving, Dallas, Carrolton, Richardson and the Dallas-Fort Worth legal community.

Call the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy (972) 233-5700 and you will be represented by an experienced Dallas criminal defense attorney who will fight to protect your best interests. Our attorneys work with clients in a variety of misdemeanor and felony offenses, including:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI) / Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) — The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy handles first DWI, second DWI, and third or subsequent DWI cases. We also have experience handling DWI-related charges such as boating while intoxicated (BWI), commercial vehicle DWI, drug-related DWI, DWI with BAC over 0.15, DWI with Child Passenger, DWI with Property Damage, felony DWI, flying while intoxicated, intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter, and juvenile or underage DWI. We also handle public intoxication, minor in possession of alcohol, open container in vehicle, possession of alcoholic beverage in motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, and other common moving violations.
  • Traffic Offenses — The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy has experience with aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, driving while license suspended, failure to stop, fleeing and eluding, habitual traffic violator, leaving the scene of an accident, racing on a highway, reckless driving, and vehicular homicide or manslaughter charges.
  • Drug / Narcotics Charges — Our firm has handled cocaine charges, drug conspiracy, drug manufacturing, drug trafficking, felony drug possession, fentanyl crimes, heroin charges, internet drug sales, mdma / ecstasy arrests, methamphetamine crimes, possession of a controlled substance (drug possession), possession of a dangerous drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to sell, pretrial diversion, prescription drug fraud, and synthetic drugs cases.
  • Marijuana Offenses — The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy has handled cite and release cases, delivery of marijuana, illegal cultivation or grow houses, illegal search and seizure cases, marijuana cultivation, marijuana trafficking, medical marijuana issues, possession of marijuana, and thc concentrates crimes.
  • Theft Offenses — Our firm has experience with auto theft, robbery or aggravated robbery, shoplifting or retail theft, shoplifting instruments, theft or larceny, theft by check, and theft of services charges.
  • Property Crimes — The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy regularly defends people accused of arson, burglary, burglary of a vehicle, criminal mischief, and criminal trespass.
  • Violent Crimes — We defend people accused of such violent crimes as aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, assault charges, assault with a deadly weapon, deadly conduct, disorderly conduct, endangering a child, false accusations of violent crimes, injury to a child elderly individual or disabled person in texas, injury to an elderly or disabled person, kidnapping, manslaughter, robbery, terroristic threats, and unlawful restraint.
  • Sexual Offenses — The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy has defended people accused of aggravated sexual assault, child pornography, child sexual abuse, continuous sexual abuse of a child, disclosure of intimate material, failure to register as a sex offender, improper relationship between educator and student, indecency with a child, indecent exposure, invasive visual recording, obscenity, online solicitation of a minor, prohibited sexual conduct, prostitution or solicitation, public lewdness, rape, revenge porn, statutory rape, sexual assault, sexual coercion, and voyeurism.
  • Family Violence or Domestic Violence — We have handled aggravated domestic assault, assault by strangulation, bigamy, child abandonment or endangerment, child abuse, collateral consequences of domestic violence convictions, continuous violence against the family, domestic assault, endangering a child, harassment, injury to a child, interference with 911, interference with child custody, leaving a child in a vehicle, protective order hearings, stalking or aggravated stalking, strangulation, and violations of protective orders.
  • Firearm / Weapon Offenses — The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy has experience with such cases as unlawfully carrying a weapon, firearm smuggling, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm while intoxicated, and unlawful possession of a firearm.
  • Juvenile Crimes — We defend alleged offenders accused of juvenile drug charges, misrepresentation of age, possession of alcohol by a minor, and use or possession of fake ID. 
  • White Collar Crimes — Our firm has defended individuals charged with bad checks, credit card fraud, forgery, identity theft, insurance fraud, medicaid fraud, and money laundering.

While our attorneys have successfully represented clients in many cases within Dallas County, they understand that every case is unique. Each client receives the benefit of experience, strong communication, and transparency. This helps ensure that every client receives the attention that they deserve as we do not approach cases in a “one size fits all manner.” When your reputation and future are at stake, you deserve nothing less.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense or suspect that you may soon be, remember, an arrest does not mean that you will be convicted of an alleged criminal offense. During your free consultation, our attorneys will work to understand your unique situation and begin building a solid strategy for your defense. 

Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Dallas County Criminal Defense Attorney.

 

Contact The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy today for a consultation about your alleged criminal offense in Dallas County in Texas. Richard McConathy is a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer who will make every effort to fight the allegations against you and help you achieve the most desirable outcome for your particular situation.

Criminal Defense

While our attorneys have successfully represented clients in many cases across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, they understand that every case is unique. Each client receives the benefit of experience, strong communication, and transparency. This helps ensure that every client receives the attention that they deserve as we do not approach cases in a “one size fits all manner.” When your reputation and future are at stake, you deserve nothing less.

If you have been charged with a criminal offense or suspect that you may soon be, remember, an arrest does not mean that you will be convicted of an alleged criminal offense. During your free consultation, our attorneys will work to understand your unique situation and begin building a solid strategy for your defense. 

Contact the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy today at (972) 233-5700 for a consultation about your alleged offense in Irving, Dallas, Carrolton, Richardson, and surrounding areas of Dallas County, Texas.

Criminal Defense FAQ

This depends on several factors: the charge you are facing (Misdemeanor or Felony), your criminal history, the difficulty of your case, the estimated time spent on your case by the Lawyer, The experience, and reputation of your attorney in criminal defense.

1 – Will you personally be handling my case?

2 – How often do you go to trial?

3 – What areas of criminal law are you most experienced with? 

4 – How long have you been handling criminal defense cases? 

5 – What type of fee do you charge? Flat fee or hourly rate?

6 – How much do your services cost for my particular case?

7 – Do you have a contract for services you can provide me after I hire you?

8 – Will you return my calls the same day?

You should request a lawyer immediately if you are being questioned about a crime and you may be the target of the investigation. You should never go and speak to the police yourself if you are a target of an investigation. You should request an attorney if the answers in any way or form may incriminate you. Perhaps just as importantly, you should request a lawyer if you are not sure how to answer any question with the police.

As soon as you have been contracted by law enforcement for an investigation of a crime or after you have been arrested and released.

    1. Your attorney should be responsive to your calls and questions.
    2. Your attorney should focus his principal practice in criminal law (75%)
    3. Your lawyer should be experienced in the local courts of the area and know the politics of the community for at least 10 years.
    4. Your attorney should know the basics of criminal law without having to look up the law.
    5. Your lawyer should provide you with a clear Fee Structure in a written contract you can get a copy of.
    6. Your lawyer should be enthusiastic about criminal law and defending your case.
    7. Your lawyer has courtroom and trial experience of at least 100 jury trials and 1000 plea deals.
    8. Your attorney has a reputation for courtroom confidence.
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