Charles Elwood Soechting Jr.’s Guides

Charles Elwood Soechting Jr.

Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. Class C Misdemeanors

    Written by attorney Charles Soechting, almost 3 years ago.

    In Texas perTEXAS PENAL CODE Sec.12.23,an individual found guilty of a Class C misdemeanor shall be punished by a fine not to exceed $500. Even though a person cannot be incarcerated for a Class C Misdemeanor, it is important to treat them as serious offenses, especially crimes l...

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  2. Class B Misdemeanors

    Written by attorney Charles Soechting, almost 3 years ago.

    Per TEXAS PENAL CODE Sec.12.22,an individual found guilty of a Class B misdemeanor shall be punished by: (1)a fine not to exceed $2,000; (2)confinement in jail for a term not to exceed 180 days; or (3)both such fine and confinement. Additionally, depending on the offense and the ...

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  3. The Importance of Honesty with Your Attorney

    Written by attorney Charles Soechting, almost 3 years ago.

    For some reason some clients charged with criminal offenses think it better to not tell their attorney the truth about their current charge, their past, or other related facts. People do it for different reasons, but no matter the "reason" this action will only HURT YOUR CASE. Tell the truth!

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  4. Probation Basics in Texas

    Written by attorney Charles Soechting, over 3 years ago.

    "Straight" Probation Straight Probation is also known as community supervision. With straight probation, a defendant is found guilty of the crime charged and a definitive sentence is imposed. That s

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  5. Tips for Getting a Charge Sealed Through Non-Disclosure in Texas

    Written by attorney Charles Soechting, over 3 years ago.

    Determine What Remedy You're Eligible For Speaking with a criminal defense attorney in your area is the first step to determining what remedy is best for your situation- expungement or non-disclosure

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  6. What To Do When Charged In Municipal Court

    Written by attorney Charles Soechting, over 3 years ago.

    Don't Just Pay The Fine If you didn't commit the offense you're accused of you shouldn't pay the fine and have a mark on your record. Many times, officers are in a situation where they, by departmen

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