Matthew E. Aulsbrook The Texas Law Dog
  • Matt is a Hopkins County native as he grew up on a farm in the East Texas Town of Sulphur Springs, Texas. As a boy a strong work ethic was instilled in him.
  • He tended animals, ran tractors, hauled hay, and was a general farm hand. He was drawn to entrepreneurship in high school when he started his own lawn service. Later, he worked his way through college as a car salesman.
  • He has been a licensed insurance agent since 2004. He started his first insurance agency in 2010 and now has agencies in both Fort Worth and Dallas.
The Criminal Process

Criminal cases go through a number of different stages as they wind their way through the complex criminal justice system. Investigations, arrests, charges, plea negotiations, trials, and sentencing proceedings are all integral parts of a criminal case. As a Fort Worth criminal lawyer may advise you, even if an arrest occurs immediately, law enforcement officials must complete their investigation and submit their findings to the district attorney’s office.

The first hearing that individuals accused of criminal offenses will attend is an arraignment. This is a brief hearing that allows a person to enter a formal plea to the charges. Typically, people plead not guilty to the charges at this stage, which allows them to fully consider their options, as well as any evidentiary issues or defenses that may be relevant in their cases.

In many cases, individuals may be able to reach a plea agreement with the state that resolves all pending criminal charges. If the parties cannot agree on an acceptable resolution of the case, however, the judge will schedule the case for trial. The length and issues involved in a trial depend upon the facts specific to each case. During a trial, attorneys for the state and the defense will select a jury to hear the evidence and decide the guilt or innocence of the accused individual.

A Dedicated Lawyer
and Committed To Excellence!

Matt is willing to put in the time and effort required to get to know a client’s. Matt is accessible and focused on keeping his client’s up-to-date at all times. If you are looking for a lawyer in Texas, start with a call to Matthew E. Aulsbrook – The Texas Law Dog.  Don’t wait call today!