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Are you or a family member under investigation, arrest, or charged by police or prosecutors in the Texas Panhandle? If so, start protecting your case with an Amarillo criminal defense lawyer. Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law has the resources and experience required to devise and execute an aggressive legal defense on your behalf.

Knowing where to start begins with a single phone call. Our legal team welcomes you to contact us for a no-cost meeting where you can discuss your case and address questions in a no-obligation setting. Call 505.527.0308 to schedule your Free Consultation with our award-winning Amarillo criminal defense lawyer, Lizzy Bunker, today.

Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law Defends Against State and Federal Criminal Charges

Lizzy Bunker has a unique background and experience when defending criminal matters. She has represented tough cases and achieved results through hard-fought tactics. When you need a tenacious champion in the courtroom, Lizzy and her legal team are ready to hold prosecutors and courts accountable for your rights and their obligations.

As an Amarillo criminal defense lawyer, she also aggressively defends against the following types of state and federal charges:

  • Assault & battery
  • Domestic violence (DV)
  • Drug offenses
  • Felony offenses
  • Misdemeanor offenses
  • Murder & capital murder
  • Sex crimes
  • Other serious charges

You should not be held criminally responsible for a crime you did not commit. However, paying the consequences is possible if you do not defend yourself per federal and Texas state laws. Hire our legal team if you want to give yourself every fighting chance at freedom.

Serving People Facing Criminal Charges Throughout the Texas Panhandle

Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law proudly serves Amarillo, TX and surrounding areas and counties. We make our services as accessible as possible by offering clients in-person, telephone, and virtual meetings at their convenience.

Our legal team also serves people facing criminal charges in the Amarillo area, including the following counties:

  • Armstrong County
  • Carson County
  • Potter County
  • Randall County

We also serve the cities of Canyon, Claude, Groom, Happy, Panhandle, White Deer, and everywhere in between. Lizzy Bunker is also licensed for practice in federal courts as well as within the State of New Mexico, serving people in Albuquerque and surrounding areas.

Free Consultation with an Amarillo Criminal Defense Lawyer

Lizzy Bunker defends clients against assault, battery, DV, drug, murder, and sex offenses, among the most severe criminal accusations. If you want to put a tough Amarillo criminal defense lawyer on your side, call 505.527.0308 to schedule your Free Consultation, or message us privately about your case online.

Texas Courts Punish Criminal Convictions Seriously

Depending upon the specifics of your case, prosecutors have charged your matter as a felony or misdemeanor. The classification and grading of your crime will determine potential penalties on the line if convicted. It is worth keeping in mind that Texas punishes criminal matters severely.

The Amarillo criminal defense lawyer at Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law defends clients against ordinary misdemeanor and felony penalties in courts throughout the area under Chapter 12 of the Texas Penal Code:

Ordinary Misdemeanor Penalties

  • A misdemeanor conviction carries serious penalties and varies according to the classification of the crime, including maximum sentences as follows per Tex. Pen. Code §§ 12.21 – 12.23:
  • Class A Misdemeanor: Up to $4,000 in fines, up to one year in jail, or both
  • Class B Misdemeanor: Up to $2,000 in fines, up to 180 days (approx. six months) in jail, or both
  • Class C Misdemeanor: Up to $500 in fines

Ordinary Felony Penalties

A felony conviction increases the severity of potential penalties, again, varying according to the offense’s criminal classification, including maximum sentences as follows per Tex. Pen. Code §§ 12.31 – 12.35:

  • Capital Felony: Up to life imprisonment without parole
  • First Degree Felony: Between five and 99 years of imprisonment with up to $10,000 in fines
  • Second Degree Felony: Between two and 20 years of imprisonment with up to $10,000 in fines
  • Third Degree Felony: Between two and ten years of imprisonment with up to $10,000 in fines
  • State Jail Felony: Between 180 days (approx. six months) and two years of imprisonment with up to $10,000 in fines

Even after prison and paying off fines, you might face personal challenges when it comes to securing employment, a home, and your civil rights in the future. You have the chance to defend yourself in court with truth and justice. Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law wants to help you see that you are worth the fight.

Why Hire Our Amarillo Criminal Defense Lawyer

Results. Responsiveness. Resources. Here is more information as to why these three attributes are worth knowing when considering legal representation with our Amarillo criminal defense lawyer at Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law:

  • Reason #1: We get results: After achieving massive success on behalf of clients in New Mexico, Lizzy came back to practice law as a criminal defense attorney in Texas. She and her legal team have helped individuals and their loved ones obtain favorable outcomes when going up against state and federal prosecutors.
  • Reason #2: We are responsive: Clients should not have to wait for a timely response on new developments or questions about their case. If you hire Lizzy to represent your case, you will work with her directly when getting legal advice. Our legal team will also give you access to our client support specialist, Yolanda Leamer.
  • Reason #3: We are resourceful: Lizzy has multi-state experience defending criminal matters. She has a strong investigatory network, allowing your case to benefit from access to the right subject-matter expert, technique, or theory at the right time.

The time clock is ticking on your legal defense when you go unrepresented by a criminal defense attorney, rendering potentially viable case strategies impossible if deadlines are missed or hearings are unused wisely.

Get the Legal Help You Want and Deserve

Ensure you have someone on your side that brings their very best to the courtroom. The Amarillo criminal defense lawyer at Lizzy Bunker, Attorney at Law has what it takes to support clients in their legal objectives in Texas. Call us at 505.527.0308 or send us a message below to schedule your Free Consultation, held in-person, by phone, or virtually.