Criminal Defense Lawyer in Dallas TX
The best Dallas criminal attorney representing your case is by far your strongest asset and your best ally. You simply cannot afford to make a mistake when choosing a Dallas criminal defense attorney to protect you. Peter Barrett is absolutely committed to aggressively supporting your rights and achieving a successful outcome. In the field of criminal defense, Peter Barrett maintains a longstanding reputation as one of the finest Dallas criminal attorneys pursuing for his clients every possible approach to the charges brought against them. His positive working relationship with colleagues in his field, prosecutors and judges alike, has benefited his clients over a period of many years and has consistently afforded excellent results
The goal of an aggressive criminal defense lawyer should be to get the case dismissed, if at all possible. If it is not possible, then other options will be presented to the Client. These options include a trial before a Judge or jury, a reduction of the charge, a conditional dismissal, deferred adjudication probation or mitigation of any punishment. In the event of a dismissal or deferred adjudication probation, it may be possible to either expunge the records relating to the case or petition the court for an order of non-disclosure, effectively sealing the records. We handle all criminal matters throughout the State of Texas.
A criminal conviction can affect you for the rest of your life. Whenever applying for a job, renting an apartment, applying for a loan, or even buying insurance, you could be judged and harmed by your criminal record. It is within your power to minimize the consequences of a criminal conviction and maximize your opportunity for a positive outcome with a top Dallas Criminal Attorney. The outcome of any criminal charge or accusation has lifelong consequences for both you and your loved ones. With your future in the balance, it is imperative that you acquire the services of a highly skilled, experienced and knowledgeable Dallas criminal attorney. Dallas criminal lawyer Peter Barrett is dedicated to aggressively supporting your rights with tenacity and diligence and negotiating through all phases of the legal process to achieve for you the most favorable outcome possible. Peter Barrett does not just handle your case, he represents you. His approach includes getting to know you and your circumstances, all the facts of your case, advising you of any defenses and creating the best possible solution.
Peter Barrett has a rating of 5.0 out of 5 in the Martindale-Hubbell list of Bar Preeminent Lawyers by both the Dallas County Judges and fellow lawyers who are members of the Dallas Bar Association. He regularly handles criminal cases throughout the State of Texas, and is licensed to practice in each of the four Federal Districts in Texas, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Peter Barrett is the former President of the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (2004-2005). Peter has extensive trial experience with over 100 jury trials, both in State and Federal courts. He received his law degree (J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence) from St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas in 1994.
We represent clients throughout the state of Texas, including: Dallas, Fort Worth, Highland Park, Allen, Frisco, Plano, Richardson, Garland, Denton, Lewisville, Flower Mound, Irving, Addison, Grapevine, Arlington, Mesquite, Park Cities, Dallas County, Collin County, Denton County, and Tarrant County.
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Our offices are located at:
3500 Maple Avenue, Suite 400 Dallas, Texas 75219
just East of Oak Lawn Avenue in the Heritage Auctions Building.
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Peter Barrett is available to answer your call on evenings, weekends, or in the event of an emergency.
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