San Antonio Murder Defense Lawyer

Crucial Help When You Need It Most

If you've been charged with a violent crime or think you may be charged, you need a criminal defense attorney immediately. You need someone who understands the legal process and is prepared to guide you through all its stages — plea bargaining, the trial and sentencing — if necessary.

If you are facing murder charges, you need an experienced and proven criminal defense attorney on your side. The San Antonio, Texas, Law Offices of Patrick L. Hancock provides aggressive defense against homicide charges to clients in and around the San Antonio area.

A Proven Trial Attorney for Your Murder Defense

We have the experience and keen legal judgment to represent clients accused of a wide array of violent crimes.

If you have been accused of a crime in a complex circumstance such as a robbery where someone was killed, a car jacking or an assault with a deadly weapon, you need someone who understands the range of criminal charges you may face.

Texas Violent Crimes Defense Lawyer

Clearly, murder and manslaughter charges are taken very seriously in Texas. If you are convicted your freedom, your reputation and your very life may be at stake. That is why the Law Offices of Patrick L. Hancock stands ready to protect your rights and offer you an aggressive defense against a variety of homicide-related charges including:

  • First-degree murder
  • Second-degree murder
  • Felony murder
  • Heat of passion murder
  • Extreme indifference murder
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • First-degree assault
  • Second-degree assault
  • Third-degree assault
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated robbery
  • Menacing
  • Kidnapping
  • Arson

The best chance you have to for a successful murder defense is to hire a proven criminal defense lawyer. Some attorneys may claim that they are capable of handling murder trials, but few have the experience of actually trying and achieving a "not guilty" verdict in such complex cases.

Patrick Hancock has successfully defended individuals charged with such serious crimes. He believes that the key to winning cases is preparation and utilizing whatever means are necessary to develop a defense. Mr. Hancock routinely uses forensic analysis and forensic reconstruction in preparation for trial and during trial. If a matter requires an expert opinion or interpretation, this office has the resources to find it.

Experienced With Murder and Violent Crime Trials

The overwhelming majority of criminal defense lawyers have never tried a murder case. Attorney Pat Hancock has gone to trial in many murder cases and even more aggravated robbery, assault and other violent crime cases.

This experience helps us provide high-quality representation to all our criminal defendant clients but is particularly crucial in violent crime cases.

Even if you have not been charged with murder, you will benefit from having a lawyer who is not afraid to go to court in even the most critical cases and is familiar with the full spectrum of strategies and approaches that are used in violent crime trials.

Hire an Attorney With the Experience Necessary to Defend You

With more than 25 years of criminal law experience, Patrick L. Hancock has a keen understanding of the criminal justice system. He understands the emotions that you feel when facing serious criminal charges. That is why he spends time with each client, answering their questions, giving them an honest assessment of the case and giving them an overview of how the criminal justice system works.

If you are being investigated for, have been arrested for or are facing charges of murder or manslaughter, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights. If you are in the San Antonio, Texas, area, you need attorney Patrick L. Hancock on your side. Contact him online or call his office at 210-223-8844.

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