First Offense | First Time Offenders | Houston Criminal Charges
Experienced Criminal Defense in Brazoria, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Harris & Montgomery Counties
Many of the clients that the attorney Greg Tsioros represents are first time offenders. If you have never been arrested or charged with a crime before, the whole process can be extremely overwhelming and in many cases, downright scary. Our job at the Law Office of Greg Tsioros is to help you sleep at night. We have years of experience working within the criminal justice system to get the best posssible results for all of our clients.
Early Intervention is the Key
Attorney Greg Tsioros has been very successful in negotiating with prosecutors prior to the arraignment, or formal filing of the charges. He is skilled at using your first-time offender status to your advantage - frequently preventing the filing of charges and often reducing felony charges to misdemeanors. It is critical to obtain legal representation by a skilled Houston defense attorney as early as possible. Mr. Tsioros will act quickly to intervene - presenting evidence on your behalf and establishing you as a first - and last - time offender to the prosecution. Failure to act quickly will almost always have consequences - inhibiting your defense attorney's ability to beat your charges early on in the case.
Charges Filed. What Now?
If formal charges have already been filed against you, it is more important than ever that you seek the guidance of a qualified Houston defense attorney. As a first time offender with a clean criminal record, you have many options for the successful resolution of your case. A pre-trial diversion program may be available depending on the county and nature of your criminal charges. These programs are generally offered for misdemeanor, non-violent first time offenses.
If a pre-trial diversion is not an option, attorney Greg Tsioros will commence the plea bargaining process on your behalf. Your clean record will be used as a strong tool for leverage in the negotiation of your case. Mr. Tsioros will seek the most favorable conditions for your plea and explore every available option before accepting an offer from the prosecution.
In some instances, the state may decide not to make a plea offer that you or your defense attorney find acceptable. If you decide to take your case to trial, you need the expert advice of a former assistand District Attorney to guide you through the process. As he was once employed by the state, Houston defense attorney Greg Tsioros can anticipate the moves of the prosecution and establish a strong connect with the judge and/or jury.
Take the first step to putting your legal matters behind you.