Violent Crime Defense Attorneys in Sugar Land, TX

Have you been charged with a violent crime in Fort Bend County or Harris County? Your freedom, reputation, and future are all on the line. Texas has one of the highest incarceration rates in the nation. Due to the strict sentencing guidelines for violent crimes, prosecutors show no mercy — especially if you’re a repeat offender. 

Most violent crimes are classifed as felonies which carry long prison sentences, thousands of dollars in fines, probation, and a permanent criminal record. The best way to avoid these devastating consequences is to retain the services of a well-established criminal defense lawyer. 

Call Segura and Kiatta, LLP  today 281.570.6400 to take advantage of a FREE initial case evaluation. 

Anthony Segura and David Kiatta have been practicing criminal law in Southeast Texas for over 50 years. As seasoned legal veterans, they know what it takes to construct a solid defense against violent crime allegations. Whether they are negotiating with the prosecutor to get your charges reduced or dismissed or litigating in the courtroom — they will work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome in your case. 

What is Considered a Violent Crime in Texas?

Violent crimes involve the use of force or the threat of force against another person. 

  • Assault and battery
  • Aggravated assault and battery
  • Arson
  • Attempted murder/homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Domestic violence
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Sexual Assault/Rape
  • Sexual Battery
  • Aggravated kidnapping

Criminal charges and penalties will be enhanced if:

  • A deadly weapon was involved (gun, knife, etc.)
  • The  alleged victim suffered serious bodily injury or death
  • You have a prior criminal history

How To Defend Against Violent Crimes

Depending on the facts of your case, violent crime defense lawyers Segura and Kiatta may try to prove: 

  • You acted in self-defense or in defense of others
  • It was an accident
  • The evidence against you was obtained illegally
  • Investigators violated your rights
  • Testimony provided by witnesses is not credible 
  • You were mistaken for someone else

Discover How Segura and Kiatta Can Help You

If you or someone you love is the target of a criminal investigation or has been arrested and/or formally charged with a violent criminal offense in Fort Bend County or Harris County, there’s no one better to have in your corner than Segura and Kiatta, LLP. Call 281.570.6400 today for a free consultation.