Criminal Defense

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At Andor, Goheen, O'Toole, Wadas & Gonzalez, P.L.L.C. we realize the defense of those charged with violating the law can be challenging, but we accept that challenge and promise to live up to it day in and day out. Criminal law in Texas is a constantly evolving practice whether you are charged in Collin, Dallas, Denton counties, or anywhere else in North Texas. This means you need a criminal defense attorney who stays on top of the latest updates in the law as well as the trends in trial strategy and practice. Our belief is criminal law does not just involve the process in the criminal law courts; rather, it extends into helping the whole person by assisting in collateral issues related to the criminal law charge — from mental health and addiction to fighting for your driver’s license or expunging a record.

When dealing with a criminal law issue, many times it is simple and quick to take the easy way out by accepting any resolution offered by the prosecutor. At Andor, Goheen, O'Toole, Wadas & Gonzalez, P.L.L.C.,The Collin County Law Group, however, we focus on the long-term impact such a move could have on your life. Whether it is negotiating with the prosecutor for a better offer or arguing your case in court during a trial, you do not want to walk this path alone. Our attorneys can help you determine how the plea bargain conveyed by the prosecutor will affect your long-term plans and goals. If necessary, we can recommend services to you such as rehabilitation facilities, counselors, and programs providing you with a stronger negotiating position with the prosecutor.


If, after consulting with us about your case, we recommend you fight the case in court, you can rest assured you are in good hands with any of our trial attorneys. With over 70 years of combined experience focusing on criminal law and over 500 trials, you can feel confident we will be prepared to fight for your rights in court. Since our trial attorneys include former prosecutors, board certified criminal law experts, and long-time Collin county defense attorneys, we know how the other side will be preparing for your case. Don’t you want that type of preparation on your side?

Andor, Goheen, O'Toole, Wadas & Gonzalez, P.L.L.C. has handled cases ranging from simple Class C Misdemeanor assaults to complex white collar crime cases even murder. We have argued cases in municipal courts, county courts, and district courts; and we prepared to take your case and apply our criminal law expertise to help you. Between our attorneys, you'll be able to find representation whether your case takes place in one of Texas's many state courts, federal district courts or even the United States Supreme Court. If you are charged in Collin, Dallas, Denton, or anywhere else in North Texas, contact Andor, Goheen, O'Toole, Wadas & Gonzalez, P.L.L.C. today for a free consultation about your rights.