Criminal Defense Lawyer in San Antonio
Understanding Felony & Misdemeanor Charges
Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or felony, retaining a defense attorney to protect your rights is extremely important. I have been defending clients in Bexar County and other courts since 1999. As a San Antonio criminal defense attorney, I, Rolando Ramos, can assist you in fighting for a better outcome in your felony or misdemeanor case. Some of the many types of cases I defend include the following:
Law enforcement officers and prosecutors in Texas take assault cases very seriously, and you will suffer harsh penalties if you are convicted of an assault crime. This crime involves causing bodily injury to another intentionally or recklessly, or knowingly threatening another intentionally with imminent injury to the body.
Attorney Bail Bonds / Jail Release Info
Do you need assistance with getting released from jail? The judge will determine your bail amount based on the severity of the crime, your previous criminal record, and whether or not you are a flight risk. I can help you post your bail bond so that you can get out of jail as quickly as possible, so call today.
Are you facing burglary charges in San Antonio or south Texas? This is a felony crime that can result in lengthy jail sentences, costly fines and more if you are convicted. You may even be charged with a first-degree felony if the burglary was committed in a private residence (habitation).
There are numerous criminal charges involving drugs that an individual can be charged with in Texas, and I have the experience needed to defend your rights regardless of the specific charges you are facing. Drug crimes can be prosecuted at both the state and federal level, and I will work hard to build you a compelling defense case.
Have you been charged with drug possession? It is a crime to possess illegal drugs and controlled substances, and individuals who are accused of drug possession need competent and aggressive legal representation. Drug possession charges are divided into 5 penalty groups, and can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies.
Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can result in criminal charges that include harsh penalties. If you have been arrested for DWI or DUI in San Antonio, you must secure the help of an experienced DWI attorney who can help you avoid conviction.
Felony crimes are extremely serious matters that must be addressed immediately to avoid conviction and devastating penalties such as life in prison. You should secure the help of an attorney before you speak with the officer investigating your case so that you can be confident that your rights are protected.
Hit and Run
If you have been involved in an accident, you have the legal responsibility to stop and give information and render aid where needed. If you have failed to do either of these things, you may be facing hit and run charges. You need to contact a San Antonio criminal lawyer immediately to start building a tough defense against your hit and run charges so that you can avoid serious penalties.
Internet crimes are defined as any criminal acts that involve the use of computers or computer networks. These crimes typically target the individuals, businesses and large corporations that use the internet through viruses, spam, malware and hacking. Internet crimes also include cyber stalking, identity theft, investment scams, child pornography and more.
Motions to Revoke Probation
If you have violated your probation terms, you may be facing a Motion To Revoke Probation (MTRP) hearing. If your probation is revoked during that hearing, you could be liable for extended jail time and/or imprisonment. You must have a dedicated attorney by your side during this hearing to challenge the evidence brought against you.
Have you been accused of sexual assault such as rape? These serious charges carry the possibility of life imprisonment, and you need a talented defense lawyer who will fight for your rights against a vicious prosecution. With over 13 years of criminal defense experience, I am well-equipped to help you challenge rape or sexual assault charges.
This crime is defined as the taking of another person's property without their consent by the use of force, threats or intimidation. Aggravated robbery will be charged as a felony offense and individuals who are convicted will face up to a lifetime in prison.
If you or someone you know is facing sex crime charges, you must realize the devastating repercussions that a conviction will have. When you are convicted of a sex crime, you will be required to register in the sex offender database in addition to other penalties such as jail or prison time.
A theft crime involves the knowing and willful stealing of property from another, and can include a range of felony and misdemeanor offenses. If you are facing theft charges in San Antonio, you must realize the devastating consequences that come with conviction.
Is there a warrant out for your arrest because of outstanding or unpaid traffic tickets? You need the assistance of an attorney who will act quickly to help you resolve your current situation and get you back on the street.
White Collar Crimes
It is usually upper-level businessmen and women who are accused of white collar crimes such as fraud, embezzlement, racketeering, forgery and other criminal acts. White collar crimes are committed economically and non-violently for the purpose of illegal monetary gain.
Contact an experienced criminal attorney in San Antonio, TX!
It is of very importance that our defense strategy is determined early in the case. I strongly urge you to contact me as soon as you have been arrested. Rest assured that I will fight to retain your freedom. I can assist with all the matters surrounding your case, including posing bail bonds, and bail bond hearings. I will fight to have you released while you are awaiting trial. There are many aspects to a serious criminal case, and when you have the support of a powerful and dedicated defense lawyer, you can increase the possibility that you will have a better outcome in your case. You have my word that I will defend you until the end.
Please do not hesitate to contact my firm today!