Criminal Defense Lawyer Rockwall TX
Patrick Short defends the rights of people who have been charged with a criminal wrongdoing or are being investigated by the police or other law enforcement. Board certified in criminal law and trial advocacy, Patrick can handle any felony or misdemeanor charge—and he knows how to resolve a case without going to trial.
Law Firm of Patrick Short guides you through the criminal justice process and zealously defends your rights. As the criminal defense lawyer Rockwall TX trusts, Patrick understands the fear and uncertainty of being charged with a criminal offense; your freedom is at stake, as well as your reputation, family, and ability to earn a living. When your life or personal freedom hangs in the judicial balance, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your constitutional rights and personal freedom.
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