Misdemeanor

Travis County Misdemeanor

On a search for a criminal defense lawyer for a misdemeanor?

Without a Criminal Defense Lawyer you can trust, clamoring through our criminal justice system will be a scary uphill battle. The Texas lawyer you choose to hire will no doubt have long term effects. You could end up with long terms in prison or jail, deportation, huge fines, suspended licenses, criminal registration and permanent criminal convictions without the right Criminal Defense Lawyer to defend you. Make no mistake, an arrest, conviction or even dismissal of criminal charges can drastically change your life!

An accusation can affect your life in many different ways. At Jarvis, Garcia, & Erskine Law you get attorneys who treat your case with the care it deserves. You get lawyers who aggressively fight for your rights. You get attorneys who endeavors to get positive results for your case and will work tirelessly to do so.

When the handcuffs go on, your very next decision is the most important. Finding the right Texas lawyer should be your first step, but it can feel overwhelming.

  • At Jarvis, Garcia, & Erskine Law, we strive to keep you constantly informed about the status of your case, the steps involved in our investigation, and the current applicable law. With our help, you will walk into court feeling prepared for whatever may happen.

Experienced criminal defense lawyers are a necessity if you have been arrested or believe you are under investigation for a crime. Law enforcement is not looking out for your best interest. What you say can and will be used against you even if you think you have nothing to hide. In some instances, the right criminal defense lawyer can keep you from getting charged.

Jarvis, Garcia & Erskine Law, trusted criminal defense lawyers in Austin, have the experience representing individuals during investigations and have kept charges from getting filed on their clients, such as Assault, Sexual Assault, Murder, Criminally Negligent Homicide, Theft, Fraud, Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity, Hit and Run (failure to stop and give information/ failure to stop and render aid), as well as Intoxication Manslaughter, Driving While Intoxicated, Public Intoxication and Possession of a Prohibited Substance in a Correctional Facility.

It does not mean that you are guilty just because you have been charged with allegedly committing a crime. Anyone charged with a crime can walk in to court and plead guilty, but it takes qualified Austin criminal defense lawyers to know how to find problems with a case. Jarvis, Garcia & Erskine Law are experienced Austin criminal defense lawyers who are passionate about fighting against the government’s accusations and works hard at defending our clients’ rights. We have offices in Travis (Austin), Williamson (Round Rock) and Hays (Buda) Counties, by appointment, just call us at 512-359-3030.

Jarvis, Garcia, & Erskine Law has experience working on a wide range of felony and misdemeanor criminal charges such as the following:

Drug & Alcohol Related Offenses
Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin, Cocaine, Steroids), Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Delivery of a Dangerous Drug, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Boating While Intoxicated (BWI), Intoxication Assault, Intoxication Manslaughter, Public Intoxication, Minor in Possession of Alcohol/Tobacco, Liquor Law Violation.

Crimes Against the Person or Family
Assault, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Deadly Conduct, Murder, Terroristic Threat, Violation of Protective Order, Failure to Stop and Give Information or Render Aid, Indecent Exposure, Indecency with a Child, Improper Relationship Between Educator & Student, Improper Photography or Visual Recording, Online Solicitation of a minor.

White Collar Crimes and Crimes Against Property
Theft, Theft by Check, Mortgage Fraud, Insurance Fraud, Medicaid Fraud, Arson, Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Criminal Mischief, Forgery, Fraudulent Use of Identifying Information, Computer Crimes (e.g., Breach of Computer Security), Unauthorized Discharge and Water Pollution.

Offenses Against Public Health, Safety & Morals
Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, Carrying a Prohibited Weapon in a Prohibited Place, Possession of Gambling Device, Conspiracy – Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity.

Offenses Against Public Administration
Tampering with Government Document, Failure to Identify, Resisting Arrest, Evading Arrest, Failure to Appear, Interference with Public Duties.

Offenses Against Public Order & Decency
Disorderly Conduct, Interference with 911 Call, Harassment & Stalking, Public Indecency, Prostitution.

Driver’s License Administrative Cases & Related Issues
Administrative License Revocation, Occupational Driver’s License, Driving While License Suspended, Driving Without Insurance.

Miscellaneous Criminal Cases & Issues
Juvenile Crimes, Possession of a Criminal Instrument, Probation Violation (Motion to Revoke & Motion to Adjudicate), Modification of Probation, Early Termination of Probation and Deferred Adjudication, Bond Forfeiture, Extradition, Forfeiture of Property, Restoring Property, Pre-Charge Investigations, Expunction, Non-Disclosure, Sealing Juvenile Record.

Contact Jarvis, Garcia, & Erskine Law today for trusted criminal defense lawyers. We have offices in Travis (Austin), Williamson (Round Rock) and Hays (Buda) Counties, by appointment, just call us at 512-359-3030.

Aggravated Felonies

A prosecutor, instead of seeking justice, can seek to put you in prison for a long time simply by “getting creative.” For instance, if you forget to pay for a piece of candy from Walmart and brush up against the store greeter as you are leaving, you may be looking at 2nd degree Robbery (up to 20 years in prison), not just Class C theft (maximum of $500 fine and NO jail time), because of the supposed “assault” on the Walmart greeter.

Unfortunately, many prosecutors over-charge offenses every day. They do this because they want to scare defendants into pleading guilty instead of taking their case to trial because they know defendants will fear the potential huge range of punishment, such as 20 years in prison instead of the more appropriate Class C misdemeanor maximum fine of $500.

In situations where you are charged with a serious felony, you need to call a sexual assault attorney in Austin who knows how to defend you. As a former prosecutor, I know the games prosecutors play with over-charging and I can help you navigate the system to find the most appropriate solution to your case.

Sometimes, prosecutors can be exceptionally stubborn, or maybe their bosses are telling them to make bad offers so that it will force defendants to trial. In these cases, you need a sexual assault attorney in Austin who isn’t afraid to stand up for you and take cases to trial. Call today to see for yourself if Jarvis, Garcia, & Erskine Law is the right choice for you: 512-359-3030.