Criminal Defense

Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Bell County, Texas

Philippians 4:13 — I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.

When you've been charged with a crime, your life is suddenly turned upside down. Worrisome thoughts fill your head concerning what the future may hold. Will you have to go to jail? Will you be expected to pay a fine? How could having a permanent record impact your life?

At the Law Office of W. David Scales, in Belton, Texas, we recognize the fear associated with being charged with a criminal offense. We offer the support you need during these challenging times. We work to provide an honest assessment of your case and options for defense.

Call 254-913-5245 to arrange a free, confidential consultation with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

As a criminal defense attorney, David Scales works to make certain your rights are protected. He creates effective strategies for defense of charges associated with misdemeanor and felonies, including:

  • DWI/DUI
  • Domestic violence
  • Unlawful restraint
  • Kidnapping
  • Criminally negligent homicide

Juvenile Crimes Defense

Adolescents make mistakes. It's part of the process of growing up. However, when these errors in judgment lead to criminal charges, it is important to be certain your child's future is protected. We work closely with juveniles who have been charged with a wide variety of crimes, including:

  • Assault
  • Criminal trespass
  • Drug offenses involving marijuana, cocaine, or amphetamines
  • Evading arrest

Representation With the State Board of Pardons and Paroles

We represent offenders in parole revocation hearings before hearing officers with the State Board of Pardons and Paroles. If you have been placed on parole and have been charged with violation of one of the conditions of your parole, we will fight to protect your rights.

Contact the Law Office of W. David Scales

When you need compassionate counsel and aggressive criminal defense, contact us for a free, confidential consultation. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day. Evening and weekend appointments are available upon request, and we will set up payment plans for clients.

David is fluent in sign language.

"Sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith and build your wings on the way down." — Kobi Yamada