Feeling confused, scared or alone is natural when you've been arrested and are facing criminal charges. If you've been charged with a crime, you don't have to face it alone. The Law Office of Attorney Matt Bingham is ready to help you navigate this difficult time in your life.
Matt Bingham is a criminal defense attorney for Gilmer, TX, and can represent you on any criminal allegations you’re facing. Contact our offices today to schedule a consultation.
Matt served as a prosecutor and the Elected Criminal District Attorney in Smith County for 23 years. He has handled tens of thousands of criminal cases since 1995.
Matt is known for his intense cross examinations of witnesses, his ability to connect with a jury, and his passion to fight aggressively in the courtroom on behalf of his clients.
Matt has successfully tried over 150 felony cases before a jury, including over twenty-five murder, capital murder, and death penalty cases.
When you hire Matt Bingham as your criminal defense attorney, he will get to know you as a person, discuss your case at length, and put his decades of comprehensive criminal courtroom and trial experience to work for you.Schedule Consultation
Drug crimes and punishment can vary significantly based on the type of drug or controlled substance, the amount, whether it is a possession case or a delivery, and whether there is a criminal history, or this is the person’s first arrest.
It is also important to look at the reason why the individual may have had the drug on them in the first place. One aspect of our firm is that we want to get to know our clients as people. We want to know as much about them and their life as we possibly can. Many times, when people are in possession of drugs, it is because they have some other area in their life that needs to be addressed. Whether the individual is dealing with a past trauma, abuse, anxiety, depression or a mental illness, there is often a reason behind them finding themselves in this situation other than a disregard for the law.
It is also a must that you look at all the Constitutional aspects of the law that are in play in these types of cases, such a reasonable suspicion to stop, and probable cause to search. Why did the police stop you, and how did they find the drugs?
Your lawyer should look closely at the chain of custody on the evidence and the testing protocol used to test the substance.
You should always hire the best lawyer you can afford. A lawyer experienced in the investigation and litigation of these types of cases.
From a misdemeanor drug charge to a felony charge, you need a criminal defense attorney who knows the law and has experience with cases like yours.
If you're facing any type of drug crime charges, contact the Law Office of Matt Bingham for help. He will discuss your case with you and help you navigate your case and the criminal justice system moving forward.Schedule Consultation
Driving while intoxicated is one of the most commonly committed crimes in Texas. It can also be one of the most complex cases to properly defend. DWI cases involve not only constitutional issues surrounding law enforcement stopping your vehicle, but also 4th Amendment issues surrounding the search of your vehicle, and the taking of a breath or blood sample. The proper defense of a DWI case necessitates the evaluation and understanding of the Constitutional issues surrounding the stop of your vehicle, the proper administration of the Standardized Field Sobriety tests per NHTSA standards, as well as the collection and testing of blood and breath samples by law enforcement.
A DWI charge can result in tough penalties such as incarceration, or probation, loss of driving privileges, as well as the mandatory installation of an ignition interlock system on your vehicle. In addition, your insurance rates can increase, and you might be disqualified for some jobs.
With such aggressive prosecution, it is a good choice to enlist the help of a DWI attorney in Gilmer, TX. Our experienced professionals will help you understand:
If you've been charged with a DWI in Gilmer, TX, take the time to discuss your charges with The Law Office of Matt Bingham.Schedule Consultation
Theft ranges from a Class C misdemeanor shoplifting of a $10.00 item to financial crimes where the alleged amount stolen is hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Choosing a solid lawyer that specializes in theft from day one is crucial to the outcome of your case. Even theft of an item costing only a few dollars could result in lifelong consequences. Any theft is serious, as it is classified under the law as a crime of moral turpitude. With such serious consequences, an experienced theft lawyer is crucial to obtaining the best result possible in your case and avoiding a conviction that can follow you a life-time.
With almost 30 years of criminal law experience, our team can provide you with the personalized attention and aggressive, thorough representation you deserve.Schedule Consultation
If you are facing a criminal charge, from fraud to a sex crime or even criminal homicide, you need to hire the most experienced criminal defense lawyer you can afford. The prosecutors and State of Texas are going to fight hard to prosecute you. You need an experienced criminal defense lawyer, with decades of comprehensive courtroom experience to fight for you.