Conspiracy charges arise anytime it is alleged that more than one person worked together to commit a crime. You can be charged with conspiracy as a stand-alone charge, but it is often added to other charges, adding to the potential penalties you face.
If you have been charged with conspiracy in Texas, it is important to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. The attorneys at Shook & Gunter have handled numerous conspiracy defense cases and are prepared to defend you against these charges.
Defending Against Conspiracy Charges in Texas
Conspiracy charges can be very serious. If the alleged crime involved more than one person, you can be held responsible for the actions of the alleged coconspirators as well. The potential penalties can multiply, making the need for effective criminal defense representation paramount.
There are a number of defenses available in a conspiracy case. Depending on the circumstances, we can argue that:
• You had no knowledge of the conspiracy.
• You withdrew from the conspiracy.
• The prosecution is exaggerating the extent of your involvement.
• Witnesses against you may be falsely accusing you in order to gain favorable treatment from the authorities.
Having decades of experience defending clients against state and federal conspiracy charges involving illegal drugs, white collar offenses and other crimes, our lawyers are prepared to defend you against these charges.