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Cedar Park Criminal Defense Attorney

Central Texas Lawyer Guiding You Through the Criminal Defense Process

If you or someone you love has been accused of a crime, you are probably feeling many emotions. You may be worried, frustrated and even angry. That is normal. However, it is important not to let those emotions control your actions.

The important thing to remember is not to talk to anyone until you have talked to a lawyer. It is important that you talk to an experienced criminal defense attorney in order to protect your rights.

Cedar Park criminal defense lawyer Matthew Shanks is a former Williamson County prosecutor. He has been on both sides of the courtroom, and he will zealously defend you against misdemeanor and felony charges in Central Texas. Call 512-795-4165 or contact Mr. Shanks online to schedule a free initial consultation. He will work with you to find a time that fits your schedule and meet with you at the jail as necessary.

Personal Attention From Your Criminal Defense Attorney

Although there are often similarities in criminal defense cases, every client comes to the firm with a unique situation. Mr. Shanks takes the time to listen to each client and make sure that he or she understands his or her rights. Regardless of the severity of the charges against you, he will give you the individual attention you deserve and be by your side throughout your defense.

Defending You Against Charges in Williamson County

Texans often think of the Williamson County criminal justice system as being harsher than other counties. That's partly true. As a former prosecutor here, Matt Shanks knows how to work with prosecutors to reach effective plea bargains. He also knows when it is in his clients' best interests to take a case to trial. The key to effective criminal representation is to know which course of action will lead to the best outcome for a client.

Whether you were pulled over for drunk driving (DUI/DWI), cited for driving on a suspended license, arrested on drug charges or accused of domestic violence, it is important to know that your criminal defense lawyer understands the legal system here and can protect your rights.

It is also comforting to know that your lawyer is concerned with your future even after your case is resolved. Mr. Shanks helps people to ensure that a criminal arrest does not follow them forever. He guides clients through the process of expunctions, orders of non-disclosure or motions to seal juvenile records, enabling them to move forward in their lives and careers.

Call for a Free Consultation About Your Criminal Defense Case

If you or someone you love, such as your juvenile child, is facing criminal charges in Central Texas, call 512-795-4165 or contact Cedar Park's criminal defense lawyer Matt Shanks online. He will give you a straightforward assessment of your case and guide you through the criminal or juvenile defense process.

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