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The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | McKinney, TX

If you have been charged with a driving while intoxicated or criminal offense in McKinney, Texas your life does not have to stop. The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy will help you get back on track and away from the judicial system altogether. You will be the first and last priority to the attorneys at The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy. Accusations of committing a crime are not only upsetting, but can be personally damaging as well. You can possibly lose your job, you family and even your freedom if you are convicted of a serious criminal offense.

The attorneys at The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy want to prevent the criminal charges from ruining your life. These lawyers want you to move past this tough period to make a change for the better in your life. It is important to contact The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy today about your criminal offense in the McKinney area.

McKinney Criminal Defense Lawyer

The attorneys of The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy have defended thousands of DWI cases since the law firm opened in 2002. Richard C. McConathy is a criminal defense lawyer who has a high success rate in defending DWI and criminal related offenses throughout McKinney, with many cases resulting in dismissals or not-guilty verdicts.

Their commitment to excellent client service while staying up to date and informed on all new legal issues and laws guarantees that they will be prepared to represent you in the court of law.

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Criminal Defense Practice Areas

The law firm primarily represents individuals who have been charged with driving and driving type offenses, but the attorneys at The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy also defend domestic violence charges, juvenile offenses, and traffic violations where no alcohol was involved. Domestic violence allegations are particularly difficult and stressful. By understanding this while focusing on staying well informed on current laws, the legal team can be counted on to provide excellent representation in what has become a politically charged area of criminal law.

Drug/narcotics charges are another main area of focus, along with marijuana offenses, such as possession and cultivation. The firm is committed to help non-violent drug offenders keep from receiving the extremely severe and disproportionate penalties that the state imposes on those convicted of marijuana possession. Additionally, they also work with those accused of violent crimes, property crimes, theft offenses and firearm/weapon charges. “Crimes of trust” such as theft, shoplifting and burglary are also handled by the firm.

White Collar crime, such as credit card fraud and identity theft is also a relatively large portion of their casework. In addition to representing those currently involved in the criminal process, they also work on cases that involve violation of probation, along with a focus on record sealing/expunging criminal arrest histories for their clients.

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DWI Defense Lawyer in McKinney

If you have been charged with DWI in McKinney, a conviction could lead to the loss of your driving privileges, as well as time behind bars. Losing your driving privileges makes it difficult to get to and from work, which in some cases, could lead to an inability to maintain employment.

In order to avoid having your life derailed; it would be beneficial to consult with a qualified DWI attorney who will help ensure that you are adequately prepared to defend yourself against these charges. Your attorney can lay out your options, and help you decide the best course of action for your specific case.

The attorneys at The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy are dedicated to ensuring that their client’s constitutional rights are protected throughout the legal process, and will work hard to develop a defense strategy that will give you the best chance of achieving your desired outcome.

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McKinney Legal and Law Enforcement Resources

Texas Constitution and Statutes – Penal Code – This link is Chapter 49 of the Texas Penal Code, which defines all of the state’s driving while intoxicated (DWI) offenses and penalties for a conviction in Texas.

McKinney Police Department – The McKinney Police Department (MPD) serves the citizens of McKinney by covering every aspect of law enforcement, such as evidence management, investigative operations and the protection of citizens’ rights, pursuits and property management. The McKinney Police Department is located at:

McKinney Police Department
2200 Taylor-Burk Dr.
McKinney, Texas 75071
Phone: (972) 547-2700

Collin County District Courts – This website provides links to all the relevant district courts within Collin County. It also includes information on local rules, the fair defense act, district clerks, law library and case lookup.

199th District Court
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Rd., Suite 20132
McKinney, Texas, 75071

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The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy | McKinney Criminal Defense Attorney

Contact The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy today for a consultation about your arrest or administrative matter. Richard C. McConathy is an experienced DWI lawyer in McKinney who will make every effort to fight the allegations against you.

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DWI Case Results
  • DWI Blood Test Case + Prescription Meds Dismissed (Cr200606211)
  • DWI Breath Test Case, Result Of .224 Dismissed (Mb0453171)
  • DWI Breath Test Refusal Not Guilty (005-84171-05, Ccl6)
  • DWI Breath Test Refusal Dismissed (1158539)
  • DWI, Open Container Dismissed (Mb0534487)
  • DWI, Accident + Open Container Not Guilty (M0524353)
  • DWI Dismissed, Refiled As Obstruction (M0460867)
  • 2nd DWI, Breath Test Refusal Dismissed (Mb-0262214-G Ccc6)
  • 3rd DWI Breath Test Refusal Dismissed (0913260d Cdc3)
  • Intoxication Assault, Breath Test Case, Result of .17 Dismissed (F09-52586)
  • DWI, Accident Not Guilty (M0538149)
  • DWI, Evading Police Not Guilty (M0640450)
  • DWI, Passed Out At The Wheel Not Guilty (Cr200707935)
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Client Testimonials

I was charged with DWI in Collin County, Texas. I heard that this is a tough place to get a DWI charge defeated. Fortunately, I hired Richard McConathy and Brian Bolton. They took it all the way and won my case. I owe these guys alot. Don't mess with any lawyer that can't compare with these guys. Thank you Richard and Brian.

William H. Collin County DWI
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