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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer

Matthew R. Patton, IV can help you if you have been arrested in Camp, Cass, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Panola, Smith, Titus, Upshur, and Wood County.

What We Will Do To Fight for Your Case

  1. Provide you with a free, initial, and confidential consultation and criminal case evaluation. We listen to what did and didn't happen, ask pertinent questions, and assess the potential strength and or weaknesses of the case against you. We will advise you of what actions to take, what not to do, what not to say, whom you should not speak with, how to protect yourself going forward, and identify potential strategies pending review of your police report, witness statements, and any other documents or evidence affecting your case.
  2. Obtain and review police reports pertaining to your arrest or criminal investigation.
  3. Compile a list of all possible witnesses and statements concerning your case. Interview and question all parties concerned.
  4. Visit the scene of the arrest or alleged crime, combing for evidence and disproving factors while notating irregularities and any contradicting or conflicting statements cited in the police report.
  5. Conduct a thorough background check of all potential witnesses and involved parties, looking for discrediting and a checkered past which may compromise their credibility
  6. Hire a private investigator, when applicable, to prove or disprove essential elements of your case.
  7. Employ an independent laboratory to test, document, and testify as to the reliability of evidence and / or samples related to your case.
  8. Evaluate the chain of events leading up to and resulting in your arrest and detention, looking for improper adherence to procedure, collection and handling of evidence, equipment maintenance records, lack of probable cause, illegal search and seizure, and other criteria to potentially strengthen your defense.

Committed to Your Defense

Matthew R. Patton, IV, knows the ins and outs of the criminal justice system, including how to negotiate most effectively with the other side. In addition to personally handling your case from arraignment through trial, we are available to you during every step of the criminal process. We guarantee that you will receive the undivided, personal attention you deserve.

Contact Us as Soon As Possible

If you have questions regarding a criminal case or investigation, please contact Matthew R. Patton, IV, for a Free, initial consultation. Call us at (903) 843-3029. We are available to take appointments days, evenings, and weekends.