Texas has a high rate of sentencing defendants to capital punishment, and has executed more violent offenders than any other state. In 2013 there have already been 15 executions, and the numbers for recent years are similar:
- 2012: 15 executions
- 2011: 13 executions
- 2010: 17 executions
- Since 1976: 507 total executions
In light of the severe penalties a defendant can face for a violent offense, it is important that they have the defense of an experienced and dedicated criminal lawyer. With so much at stake, a defendant cannot risk their case to an inexperienced, overworked, or disinterested public defender.
If you are charged with a felony offense such as murder or manslaughter, you should be confident that your lawyer has the seasoned experience needed to effectively challenge the charges and protect your rights. Each case is different and can involve varying kinds of evidence, which is why it is crucial that your lawyer is seasoned in defending all types of trials.
Attorney Navid Alband of Alband, Lane & Balderama has represented more than 100 jury trials and served as a prosecutor with the Tarrant County District Attorney's Office for five years. During this time he learned how to build comprehensive cases, and about the tactics the prosecution sometimes uses when seeking convictions. He possesses the knowledge and skill needed to effectively challenge the charges brought against his clients.
If you are charged with a violent crime in the Tarrant County area, don't hesitate to contact Alband, Lane & Balderama or submit a free case evaluation. You deserve to be confident that your lawyer has the experience needed to defend your rights and interests; call Attorney Alband today!