Criminal Law

Defense in Texas Criminal Court

If you or a family member has been arrested for a crime, you will have a lot of concerns. You will be worried about your future and your family's future. A criminal conviction can result in a harsh consequences including jail or prison. Most criminal convictions will result in a permanent criminal record and could affect your ability to rent an apartment, drive your car or even be hired for certain jobs. If you are an immigrant, a criminal conviction may result in deportation.

If you are under investigation or you have been arrested for a crime, you need to know your options. You need someone on your side. Dale Heisch will fully represent your interests. Do not speak to the police without an attorney present. If you are arrested or accused of a crime, the most important thing you should do is remain silent. It is your right under the United States Constitution to have legal counsel present when you are questioned by the police. It is very important that you obtain the advice of qualified counsel as soon as possible — before you ever talk to the police. The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution ensures that you cannot be compelled to incriminate yourself. That means the police cannot force you to make a statement. However, many people who are accused of a crime confess because they do not seek the advice of a lawyer. Don't make that mistake! Anything you say to the police can and will be used against you in a court of law. Call before you say anything during a police interview or interrogation — even if they tell you that you are not a suspect! Remember, you have the right to remain silent. The police may try to trick you into a confession.

If you or someone you know has been charged, or expects to be charged with any of the following crimes, contact the Law Office of Dale Heisch: