The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | Arlington, TX

Law Offices Of Richard C. McConathy

2000 E Lamar Blvd #600

Arlington, TX 76006

(888) 808-2582

Hours of Operation

Monday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday Closed

arlington texas

Criminal Defense

With nearly 100 square miles, the City of Arlington has a population of more than 360,000 people. It is located approximately 12 miles east of downtown Fort Worth. Arlington is the seventh-most populous city in the state of Texas and the largest city in the state that is not a county seat.

The consequences of an arrest and prosecution can be devastating even if the criminal charges are ultimately dropped. Individuals with a professional license are most heavily impacted including lawyers, health care professionals (including nurses and physicians), members of the military, and members of local law enforcement agencies.

Our firm defends people accused of various driving while intoxicated (DWI) offenses, including boating while intoxicated, commercial vehicle DWI, drug related DWI, DWI with bac over .15, DWI with child passenger, DWI with property damage, felony DWI, flying while intoxicated, first DWI, impaired driving, intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter, juvenile or underage DWI, second DWI, and third or subsequent DWI. We assist clients with bail bonds, deferred adjudication, the driver responsibility program, driver’s license procedures, DWI community supervision, DWI penalties, DWI record expunging, DWI reduction, DWI roadblocks or checkpoints, DWI testing, DWI trials, motions for nondisclosure, pretrial diversion programs, and SR-22 or motor vehicle insurance.

Common kinds of drug cases we handle include cocaine charges, drug conspiracy, drug manufacturing, drug trafficking, felony drug possession, fentanyl crimes, heroin charges, internet drug sales, MDMA or ecstasy arrests, methamphetamine crimes, possession of a controlled substance (drug possession), possession of a dangerous drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession with intent to sell, prescription drug fraud, and synthetic drugs. ] cases we handle include aggravated domestic assault, assault by strangulation, bigamy, child abandonment or endangerment, child abuse, continuous violence against the family, domestic assault, endangering a child, harassment, injury to a child, interference with 911, interference with child custody, leaving a child in a vehicle, protective order hearings, stalking or aggravated stalking, strangulation, and violations of protective orders.

We handle various federal cases, including federal drug crimes, federal internet crimes, federal kidnapping, federal sex crimes, federal weapons crimes, federal white collar crimes, human trafficking, sex trafficking, and three strikes law cases. Our common firearms and weapons cases often include unlawfully carrying a weapon, firearm smuggling, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm while intoxicated, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

Property crimes we assist people with include arson, burglary, burglary of a vehicle, criminal mischief, criminal mischief charge, and criminal trespass. We also handle sex offenses such as aggravated sexual assault, child pornography, child sexual abuse, continuous sexual abuse of a child, disclosure of intimate material, failure to register as a sex offender, improper relationship between educator and student, indecency with a child, indecent exposure, invasive visual recording, obscenity, online solicitation of a minor, prohibited sexual conduct, prostitution or solicitation, public lewdness, rape, revenge porn, statutory rape, sexual assault, sexual coercion, and voyeurism.

Theft offenses we handle include auto theft, robbery or aggravated robbery, shoplifting or retail theft, shoplifting instruments, theft or larceny, theft by check, and theft of services. We also handle such traffic crimes as aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, driving while license suspended, failure to stop, fleeing and eluding, habitual traffic violator, leaving the scene of an accident, racing on a highway, reckless driving, and vehicular homicide or manslaughter.

We handle such violent crimes as aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, assault charges, assault with a deadly weapon, deadly conduct, disorderly conduct, endangering a child, false accusations of violent crimes, injury to a child elderly individual or disabled person, injury to an elderly or disabled person, kidnapping, manslaughter, robbery, terroristic threats, and unlawful restraint. White collar crimes we handle include bad check, credit card fraud, forgery, identity theft, insurance fraud, medicaid fraud, and money laundering.

The law office will also work with individuals who may have already been convicted and are accused of violation of probation, or if they need their arrest record sealed or expunged. You can rest assured, that no matter what the case, you will be well represented by the aggressive and professional attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy.

Attorneys for Criminal Defense in the City of Arlington, TX

The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represent clients charged with a felony or misdemeanor offense after an arrest in the City of Arlington in Tarrant County, TX. We also represent clients arrested in the surrounding municipalities near Arlington including Hurst, Euless, Irving, Grand Prairie, Kennedale, Mansfield, and Duncanville. Call (817) 422-5350 today to talk with an attorney for criminal defense in the City of Arlington.

Defending College Students Arrested in Arlington, TX

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represent students at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), which is the largest university in North Texas. Each fall, approximately 40,000 students are enrolled in UTA. We also represent clients at the Southeast Campus of Tarrant County College is located in Arlington, and the Arlington Baptist College (ABC).

Clearing an Arrest Warrant Issued in the Arlington Municipal Court

The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy help clients clear a warrant issued by the Municipal Court in the City of Arlington, TX. After a failure to appear in court, if you attempt to clear the warrant by paying over the phone or online then you will suffer a conviction for the underlying offense which might put points on your driver’s license or cause other collateral consequences.

We also represent juvenile defendants who are under the age of 17 at the time their receive their citation and must appear in open court to see the judge before their case can be resolved.

If you failed to appear for a scheduled court appearance in the City of Arlington Municipal Court to answer any charge for a class C misdemeanor, then a warrant was issued for your arrest. In accordance with the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Art. 27.14( c ), case payment will result in a waiver of jury trial and a finding of guilty, which will be reported to the Texas Department of Public Safety as a conviction.

A criminal defense attorney can help you determine if you are eligible to participate in the option of Deferred Disposition or Driving Safety Course in order to avoid a conviction. Your attorney can also help you schedule a hearing or trial so that the case can be resolved on its merits and you can show cause why a “not guilty” verdict should be returned.;

Don’t give you rights by entering a guilty plea until you speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney about the rights you are giving up. Those rights include forcing the state to prove the offense beyond a reasonable doubt, the right to request a trial before a judge or jury, the right to subpoena witnesses, or having the trial transcribed by a court reporter so it can be appealed to a higher court.

Additional Resources

Warrants in the Arlington Municipal Court – The Arlington Municipal Court provides options to enter a guilty plea, be convicted, and clear a warrant. You can visit their website to find more information on how to handle your warrant by phone or by paying online. It’s important to follow the specific instructions provided by the court to resolve your warrant. The Arlington Municipal Court updates a list of outstanding arrest warrants on their website each week. This list can help you determine if you have an active warrant and take appropriate action to address it. The Municipal Court in Arlington is open from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you have any questions or need further assistance, you can reach the clerk of court’s office by calling 817-459-6777. They will be able to provide guidance and answer specific inquiries regarding your warrant. It is crucial to take warrant matters seriously and follow the proper procedures outlined by the Arlington Municipal Court. Resolving your warrant promptly can help prevent further legal complications. For detailed instructions and the most up-to-date information regarding warrant resolution, it is advisable to visit the official website of the Arlington Municipal Court or contact their clerk of court’s office directly.

Find A Tarrant County Defense Attorney | Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy

The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represent individuals arrested in the City of Arlington, TX, at or near the University of Texas at Arlington, AT&T Stadium, The Globe Life Park in Arlington, Lake Arlington, or Six Flags Over Texas. We also represent clients arrested in the surrounding communities of Pantego and Dalworthington Gardens.

We know the tactics used by local law enforcement agencies in Tarrant County. Let us put our experience to work for you. Call (817) 422-5350 today to discuss your case.

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