Houston Domestic Violence Attorney
Dedicated Criminal Defense Attorney in Houston, TX
When you are facing the very serious charge of domestic violence, choosing a highly experienced Houston domestic violence attorney is one of the most important things to decide. Your freedom and your ability to visit with your family and children is at stake should a conviction occur. This is the time when you need to rely on the experience and knowledge of an attorney at the Law Offices of Ned Barnett. My firm provides you with over 25 years of experience as a criminal defense attorney. As a former state and federal prosecutor, I have worked both sides of the aisle and I am very familiar with the tactics used by law enforcement and the prosecution in pursuing a conviction. This gives me the edge you need in fighting for your rights, as I can easily identify the weak spots in their case.
As a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, you can count on me to have a vast knowledge of criminal law that is put to good use when establishing your defense. I have an in-depth understanding of the issues that arise in domestic violence cases and have first-hand knowledge of the judges and prosecutors locally, allowing me to understand their intentions. I have a successful track record of defending clients for
domestic violence charges,
child neglect or
restraining order violations,
threatening & intimidating, or
When considering stalking charges, it is important to realize that this is a criminal offense in and of itself under Texas statutes. If this is done in accordance with domestic violence, however, the law looks even more harshly upon it and the penalties that are associated prove it. Legally speaking, stalking refers to behavior that causes a person to reasonably believe that they are in danger of suffering bodily harm or death to either themselves or a person close to them. If you have been charged with stalking concurrently with domestic violence charges, you do not have the luxury of wasting your time. I recognize the consequences of criminal charges of this nature – you can trust that should you choose to work with me, you will have an experienced advocate on your side fighting for your best interests. Read more about stalking charges and how I can defend against them.
Protecting Your Rights
A domestic violence charge can greatly affect your life, both personally and professionally. I have found that it is not uncommon for these charges to stem from simple misunderstandings or feelings of anger and resentment from couples who are fighting or due to a pending divorce. Sorting out the facts in such a case requires dedicated legal skill and knowledge of domestic violence laws. There are many defenses that can be brought to bear, and with my former experience as a prosecutor, I am very familiar with the prosecution's point of view in these types of charges. I can develop a strong defense based on the facts of the case and pursue the best possible case outcome. Let my successful track record as a criminal defense attorney be put to work for you.
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from my firm for skilled representation for domestic violence charges.