Lauren Lefton, a criminal defense attorney, represents people facing criminal charges. Although mainly practicing in Bexar County, Lauren Lefton also represents clients in other counties all over Texas.
When deciding on a criminal defense attorney you deserve the best legal services possible. I believe that your criminal defense attorney must assertively protect your rights in the criminal justice system. Whether facing a criminal investigation, been arrested for an offense, or are charged with a crime, the experience can be frightening and confusing. As your criminal defense attorney I will provide open communication with you throughout the entire process. My goal, as a criminal defense attorney is to protect your freedom and you deserve that when dealing with the criminal justice system.
Cities Serving: Kerrville, TX; Uvalde, TX; George West, TX; Pleasanton, TX; Alamo Heights, TX; Helotes, TX; St Hedwig, TX; Schertz, TX; Castroville, TX; Boerne, TX; Seguin, TX; New Braunfels, TX; San Marcos, TX; Floresville, TX; Kyle, TX; Buda, TX; Luling, TX; Bandera, TX; Selma, TX; Marion, TX
Counties Serving: Comal County, TX; Hays County, TX; Kendall County, TX; Guadalupe County, TX; Bexar County, TX
Class C Misdemeanors
Class C misdemeanors are handled at the Municipal Courthouse or a Justice of the Peace Court. The maximum fine for a Class C misdemeanor is $500. These tickets can include: traffic tickets, Public Intoxication, Driving Under the Influence and many others. Traffic tickets can affect your driving record and insurance rates. A San Antonio, Texas criminal defense attorney can appear in court on your behalf so that you do not have to and try to stop the citation from affecting your driving record.
Class B Misdemeanors
Class B misdemeanors are punishable with a maximum time of $2,000 and up to 180 days in the county jail. Common class B misdemeanors are Driving While Intoxicated, possession of marijuana 0-2 ounces, failure to ID, or Theft $50-$500.
Class A Misdemeanors
Class A misdemeanors are punishable with a maximum fine of $4,000 and up to 360 days in the county jail. Common class A misdemeanors are Assault Family Violence, Possession of Marijuana 2-4 ounces, Driving While Intoxicated 2nd or Theft $500-$1500.
A criminal defense attorney will appear in District Court to represent you on a felony criminal case. Some felonies are Driving While Intoxicated 3rd or more, Assaultive offenses, Sexual Assault, White Collar Crimes, Theft over $1,500, Manslaughter or Murder.
Motion to Suppress
A criminal defense attorney must ensure that your constitutional rights are protected in a criminal cases. A Motion to Suppress occurs as a pre-trial matter and allows the court to consider if a person’s civil rights have been violated.
Motions to Revoke/Motions to Adjudicate Guilt
If a person is placed on probation or deferred adjudication there are certain conditions that a person is required to follow. If the State believes that you are not following those conditions, the State will file a Motion to Revoke or a Motion to Adjudicate Guilt. Hire Lauren Lefton to represent you for this and require the State to prove these allegations and protect your liberty.
Trials and Hearings
A individual is entitled to a trial or hearing in any of the above matters. Lauren Lefton is confident in her ability to represent you in these proceedings if your case requires these actions.
Occupational License and Administrative License Revocation Hearing
After being arrested for an intoxicated driving offense, your driver’s license may be suspended for a period of up to 2 years. Driving is a key part of a person’s every day life and their ability to go to work and take care their family can be made difficult if not impossible if you are unable to drive. Driving on a suspended license creates the possibility of an arrest or new citations being issued. Hire Lauren Lefton to efficiently handle these matters and prevent your license from being suspended or obtain an occupation license for you so that you can legally drive without risk.
The Juvenile Justice System focuses on individuals under 17 years of age who are accused of committing conduct that would be considered a criminal offense if the person was an adult. Lauren Lefton has the experience needed to handle the complicated Juvenile Justice System and ensure that your child is treated fairly throughout the process.
We serve San Antonio, TX Bexar County, Comal County, Guadalupe County, Kendall County, and the surrounding areas.
Licenses / Credentials :
- Licensed by the State Bar of Texas
- Graduate from Case Western Reserve University with a Juris Doctorate (J.D.)
- University of Texas Communication Studies Bachelor of Arts degree
We Accept Credit Cards: Visa, Mastercard, and American Express
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Lauren Lefton was able to help my family with a traffic violation by reducing citation amounts by almost 70%! She was very responsive and professional. I definitely recommend her!
Honestly if I could give more stars I would! Lauren is extremely professional and very straight forward! She helped me get my license back and helped me through the whole process and made it so much easier than I thought! I would definitely recommend her to anybody with any traffic violations ! Thanks again lauren!
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