San Benito Criminal Defense Attorney
Former Texas Prosecutor also Serving Clients throughout Brownsville
Facing a criminal accusation or formal charge can be one of the most frightening and intimidating events. There are both criminal penalties and social penalties stemming from this situation, such as a blow to your reputation and damage to your personal and professional relationships. The charges may affect your job, finances, and your family, leaving you wondering how to put your life back together.
Turn to Gustavo D. Elizondo, III Attorney at Law, where you can work with a former Cameron County state prosecutor with trial experience. Our San Benito criminal defense attorney has tried dozens of successful cases, from traffic tickets to first-degree felonies. The grandson of the first Mexican-American judge, Attorney Elizondo is part of a well-respected legal family with deep roots in the Brownsville area.
Criminal Charges in Texas
Our San Benito criminal defense attorney handles all types of criminal cases, including:
- Drug possession
- Domestic violence
- Juvenile offenses
- Shoplifting and theft crimes
- Gun and weapon offenses
- Fraud crimes
Penalties in such cases may range from a few days in jail up to extended prison sentences, hefty fines, lengthy probation, and other court-ordered penalties particular to the offense, such as loss of your driver’s license, restitution to victims, restraining orders, and more.
Why You Need Our Defense Attorney's Services
Having an aggressive and tenacious legal defender in your corner is your first line of attack. Our firm can take steps to thoroughly investigate the accusations against you. We may be able to uncover errors and other questionable tactics taken by law enforcement, find evidence favorable to you, and work to get the charges dropped or reduced or to get sentencing reduced.
As a former prosecutor, Gustavo D. Elizondo III understands how prosecutors may seek to convict you. That insight, along with our professional relationships, can work advantageously for you as we take all the necessary defense steps to help you achieve the best possible outcome.
Don't Face Your Case Alone
You may have been wrongfully accused, unfamiliar with the Texas criminal justice system before, unable to speak English, or subject to aggressive and harsh treatment by law enforcement or the state’s prosecutor. Whatever your situation, you can depend our San Benito criminal defense lawyer to work tenaciously to help resolve your case as rapidly and favorably as can be expected.