Criminal Defense

Finding yourself on the wrong side of the law is never easy. No matter how minor or how major the crime, the authorities now have their eyes on you and will pursue your conviction whether you are innocent or not. It is only through a well-planned and skillfully executed criminal defense that you have any hope of minimizing the damage to your life – both now and in the future. At the James H. Horton Law Firm, we know how to protect you and your rights. Contact our firm now to see what we can do for you.

North Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers

Everyone who winds up fighting a criminal conviction is a little different. Some expected to arrive in this place eventually, after repeated decisions to engage in illegal activities. Others are victims of bad luck, finding themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time. Still others fall somewhere in the middle. Whatever your particular circumstances, though, the fact remains that you need a solid criminal defense to protect yourself and your future.

While there are never any certainties in a criminal case, having a good lawyer on your side will increase your chances of a favorable outcome. This may come in the form of reduced charges, perhaps even in dropped charges. However, without a good attorney your odds of a successful case go down considerably.

Having handled over 200 jury trials and more than 400 bench trials, attorney James Horton understands the intricacies of the criminal justice system and how to make them work for you. He has built a team of lawyers that are comfortable in the courtroom. Your case will be thoroughly prepared and pursued with tenacity because of this. Having helped defendants since 1998, the James H. Horton Law Firm has the knowledge necessary to get you the outcome you need in your criminal case.

Protecting Your Rights

Our firm believes in protecting the rights of everyday people no matter what their circumstances. This means we handle all types of criminal cases, including:

  • Assault & Aggravated Assault
  • Drug Cases (Including Possession of Marijuana)
  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI)
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Family Violence
  • Forgery
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Fraud
  • Indecency With a Child
  • Resisting or Evading Arrest
  • Robbery & Aggravated Robbery
  • Sexual Assault
  • Theft
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Violation of a Protective Order
  • Misdemeanors
  • Felonies

You Deserve A Good Lawyer

Whether you have committed a number of crimes or you are completely innocent, you deserve the help of a good lawyer. One of the beauties of this country is that you have the right to defend yourself in a court of law. You are innocent until proven guilty – a truth we work hard to uphold. No matter what charges you are facing, you are still entitled to a fair trial. Let our firm stand up for your rights and make sure that you are not taken advantage of by over-eager prosecutors or law enforcement.

As our client, your case is important to us. This is true whether it is for a misdemeanor or a major felony. Our experienced trial lawyers understand that this case is probably the only thing on your mind. The outcome could change your life permanently. We respect your circumstances and will do all we can to provide personalized service – keeping you informed every step of the way.

Please contact our firm today to discover what your legal options are and to discuss your next steps. We are ready to get started on your case.