Dallas Continuous Smuggling Attorney

Dallas, Texas

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Are You Looking for the Best Dallas Continuous Smuggling Attorney?

If you’re looking for the best Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorney, then Paul Saputo and Nick Toufexis want to represent you. The Saputo Toufexis partnership brings together award-winning attorneys Paul Saputo and Nicholas Toufexis, and we bring the firm’s full resources to bear on every Continuous Smuggling case.

The Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense team seeks to represent discerning clients who value our commitment to achieving outstanding results. Our attorneys have dedicated their careers to criminal defense and maintain an unwavering dedication to delivering expert representation.

We’re not just Dallas Continuous Smuggling lawyers. We are warriors fighting unjust and corrupt government prosecutions with a history of success and a reputation for tenacity, courage and legal ingenuity.

In addition to our notable high-profile victories, our history of success also includes inconspicuous representation of numerous high-profile clients. Indeed, many of our biggest wins involved disposing of these cases quietly and out of the sight of the public. As your Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorney, we don’t just represent you in court. We handle every aspect of your case.

Our team of seasoned professionals has dedicated their careers to safeguarding the rights of our clients. Contact us now to start preparing your defense against Continuous Smuggling charges in Dallas.


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Choosing The Right Dallas Continuous Smuggling Lawyer Can Make A Huge Difference In Your Case Result

Why would you hire a former prosecutor? Surprisingly, some people believe that former prosecutors provide some special advantage. However, many of these attorneys seem to quickly push clients to a plea deal. If you really want someone who will fight for you or your loved one, get an attorney who has dedicated their life to protecting the accused.

At Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense, we are defense lawyers, first and foremost. We stake our reputation on bringing the fight to the state. We have never worked for the government and never will. Learn more about our team, awards, and some of our victories.

Do you need a Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorney? Book a consultation with attorneys Paul Saputo and Nicholas Toufexis today.

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How do I get a Continuous Smuggling charge dropped in Dallas, Texas?

In order to get a Continuous Smuggling charge dropped in Dallas, you must convince the state that they cannot prove at least one of the elements of the offense as it is defined in Penal Code §20.06. Our lawyers are experts in the Texas law regarding Continuous Smuggling, and we leverage our legal knowledge to mount successful defenses to government prosecutions.

Thoroughly understanding both the Continuous Smuggling statute and related case law contributes to effectively defending you in court. As part of our practice, we publish and regularly update a statutory resource guide covering all Texas Penal Code crimes. We analyze the Continuous Smuggling statute in detail on the Continuous Smuggling offense page. We also maintain our expertise by keeping up with the latest case law affecting Continuous Smuggling cases in Dallas.

Law Enforcement Agencies in Dallas that Make Continuous Smuggling Arrests

Peace officers with the Texas Department of Public Safety, constable offices, and municipal police departments can make arrests for violations of Continuous Smuggling in Dallas. Law enforcement agencies in Dallas that most typically make Continuous Smuggling arrests include:

  • Dallas County Sheriff’s Department usually handles Continuous Smuggling enforcement within Dallas County, Texas.
  • Dallas Police Department serves as the primary municipal police department within Dallas County and plays a significant role in Continuous Smuggling enforcement.
  • Irving Police Department also contributes to Continuous Smuggling enforcement within its jurisdiction in Dallas County.
  • Mesquite Police Department serves the community of Mesquite within Dallas County and may handle Continuous Smuggling cases within its jurisdiction.
  • Grand Prairie Police Department is responsible for law enforcement within Grand Prairie and may contribute to Continuous Smuggling enforcement within its jurisdiction.

How do I win a Continuous Smuggling case in Dallas?

To beat a Continuous Smuggling charge in Dallas, Texas, you must utilize due process to confront all witnesses and challenge all evidence. This means disputing reasonable suspicion, probable cause, and all forensic evidence. You can’t win if you don’t fight.

Even if you believe you cannot beat the case, as your Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorney, we will look for every avenue to help you. If you want to plead guilty, we must still fight to protect your rights. We want to ensure that the case does not ruin your life. Sometimes the defense strategy requires us to get the best possible result short of a not guilty verdict.

Dallas Continuous Smuggling Attorney Case Defense Strategy

In order to form a winning Continuous Smuggling case defense strategy, we must thoroughly investigate the case. This includes gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and examining the prosecution’s evidence for weaknesses or inconsistencies. Accordingly, the preparation often starts even before the case begins. As soon as the police initiate an investigation or make an arrest, we can start our own investigation. If you want to win your case, then you should work to obtain exculpatory evidence. The state has police and investigators of their own working for them to gather evidence to support their case. As your Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorney, we can’t afford to let their evidence stand uncontroverted.

Our clients take advantage of our law firm’s comprehensive investigative resources. Our dedicated team comprising paralegals, investigators, and forensic experts, collaborates with our attorneys to lay the groundwork that fortifies our cases with their extensive investigative expertise.

How much does a lawyer charge for a Continuous Smuggling case in Dallas, Texas?

Attorney’s fees for a Continuous Smuggling charge typically range from $10,000 to $35,000 in Dallas, Texas. You can expect to pay higher attorney fees for more complex cases. Some Dallas Continuous Smuggling lawyers may charge much more. But exercise caution when encountering attorneys who offer unexpectedly low fees.

In addition, many lawyers charge extra fees for trial. If you hire an attorney from outside Dallas, sometimes travel fees may apply.

What You Should Do if You Are Falsely Accused of Continuous Smuggling in Dallas

Even when falsely accused of Continuous Smuggling, it’s crucial to treat the charge with the utmost seriousness. You might hope the state would dismiss the charges due to your innocence. But without skilled legal representation, the case may proceed to trial, where a jury will ultimately make the decision.

If the Dallas District Attorney has charged you with Continuous Smuggling, or if you are under investigation for the offense by the police, then you should book an appointment or call us as soon as possible to speak with one of our Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorneys.

How can you modify your Dallas bond conditions after a Continuous Smuggling arrest?

Start by consulting with your Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorney. Work closely with your attorney to build a compelling case for the requested modifications.

Your attorney will file either a motion or a writ of habeas corpus requesting a modification of your bond conditions. The motion or writ outlines the specific changes you are seeking and the reasons for the requested modification.

The judge will ultimately decide whether to approve the requested modifications. They will consider factors such as the nature of the charges, your criminal history, the risk to public safety, and other relevant circumstances. Keep in mind that the judge will base the decision on a careful evaluation of the facts and circumstances of your case.

What happens at a Dallas arraignment?

At your arraignment, a Dallas judge will hear your plea of not guilty. In Dallas, you may not have an attorney at your initial arraignment. However, the court will not hear a guilty plea prior to your being represented by counsel. In addition, the court may also set bail and bond conditions if you have not already received them.

If the police have arrested you for Continuous Smuggling, then Texas Code of Criminal Procedure §17.40 requires Dallas judges to “impose any reasonable condition of bond related to the safety of a victim of the alleged offense or to the safety of the community” to secure your attendance at trial. If the state alleges that you violated those bond conditions, then the Dallas Sheriff’s Office can immediately return you to custody. Accordingly, judges have very broad power in determining bail conditions and bond amounts.

What is the most common sentence for Dallas Continuous Smuggling charge in Dallas?

The Texas Penal code outlines the range of punishment for all Continuous Smuggling convictions across the state. The Penal Code classifies the punishment for Continuous Smuggling as a first or second degree felony, depending on the circumstances, with a potential minimum 25 year prison sentence.

However, the actual punishment you receive will vary significantly based on a number of circumstances, including your prior criminal history and the circumstances of the offense. With this in mind, you can learn about the penalties that apply to all Texas convictions for Continuous Smuggling here. Otherwise, to learn more about what kind of punishment is typical in Dallas Continuous Smuggling cases, call us to schedule a consultation or book online.

Furthermore, all good Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorneys will also advise you on the collateral consequences of a Continuous Smuggling conviction. Collateral consequences are penalties derived from convictions that are not necessarily part of the penal code punishment.

Are you under investigation for Continuous Smuggling? Should you cooperate with the police investigation?

We have assisted our clients through many difficult police interrogations. Although we do not always recommend consenting to an interrogation, occasionally we recognize circumstances where consenting to an interrogation may serve your best interest. However, you should never do a police interview without your Dallas Continuous Smuggling lawyer present.

An arrest for Continuous Smuggling can drastically change your life, even if a court dismisses your case. Do not hesitate to contact us immediately if you are under investigation.

In some cases we have communicated directly with law enforcement authorities on behalf of our clients instead of consenting to a direct interrogation. In general, we recommend avoiding police interrogations because of the extreme level of stress that you will likely experience. Even if you are innocent, the Dallas police and the community will likely judge the way you act and what you say negatively. We must carefully consider this because this negative perception will almost certainly impact your final case disposition. As your Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorney, we can assist you in these difficult circumstances.

About Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense

If you want to hire us as your Dallas Continuous Smuggling lawyers, then you should probably get to know us!

The Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense Lawyers

Paul Saputo and Nicholas Toufexis are partners at Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense PLLC and lead the entire trial team at the firm.

Mr. Saputo has practiced throughout Texas in more than fifty Texas state and federal courts and developed groundbreaking innovations in defense strategies and tactics. After graduating from the elite Duke University School of Law, a nationally recognized top-ten law school, Mr. Saputo started his career at Vinson & Elkins. More about Paul Saputo…

Mr. Toufexis is a veteran of the United States Navy and a graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law. He has dedicated his entire legal career to criminal defense, and has been with the firm since law school. Recently named a partner, Nick has achieved exceptional results in and out of court for years. More about Nick…

Awards

Numerous organizations have awarded Mr. Saputo recognition for his outstanding criminal defense work, for example:

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers®
  • Consistently recognized by D Magazine in “Best Lawyers” for Criminal Defense
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for 2024 under the Criminal Defense: White Collar practice area.

Paul Saputo was voted one of the Three Best Rated Criminal Defense Lawyers in Dallas

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More Awards & Recognition…

Nicholas Toufexis has likewise received many distinctions as well.

  • Recognized by Super Lawyers®
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for 2024 under the Criminal Defense: DWI/DUI practice area.

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Victories

The Dallas Continuous Smuggling attorneys at Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense PLLC have obtained hundreds of victories in complex criminal litigation across Texas. Our victories include Not Guilty verdicts by jury acquittals, directed verdicts of Not Guilty, as well as both conditional and unconditional dismissals.

For descriptions and some details about example victories, visit our page on Notable Victories.

Reviews

One example review from a real client:

The best law firm in Dallas. Super responsive, knowledgeable, and transparent.

– Real client review posted on the Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense PLLC Google Profile.

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Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense serves clients in the following Dallas County, Texas cities: Dallas, Garland, Irving, Mesquite, Richardson, Grand Prairie, Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Balch Springs, Duncanville, University Park, Highland Park, Cockrell Hill, Hutchins, Wilmer, Seagoville, and Addison.


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