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College Student Arrests

When college students are charged with crimes in Texas, they not only have to be concerned with criminal prosecution, they must also consider how their criminal charges will affect their ability to continue receiving an education at their institution. A conviction may lead to possible suspension or expulsion from a university or other institution of higher learning.

Even when guilty pleas seemingly result in little more than fines, there can be several unforeseen long-term consequences to any kind of conviction. For this reason, it is critical for any alleged offender currently enrolled in a college in Texas to have legal counsel willing and able to fight for the best possible outcome that preserves a student’s academic career.

Attorney for College Student Arrests in Dallas, TX

If you are currently enrolled in a college in or around the Dallas/Fort Worth area, it is vital that you hire legal representation with the knowledge and skill necessary to protect your future. College Student Arrests The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy have proven that they are committed to helping their clients get through the most difficult times in their lives.

With offices located in Allen, Plano, Irving, Fort Worth, Dallas, Denton McKinney, and Arlington, our legal team is able to provide quality legal representation to clients in a widespread area. To receive the legal representation you deserve, call The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy at (972) 233-5700 to schedule a free consultation to go over the details of your case.


Overview of College Student Arrests in Dallas/ Fort Worth


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Common Arrests for College Students in North Texas

Any person can face criminal charges for violations of local, state, or federal laws. Some of the alleged crimes for which college students are frequently arrested include, but are not limited to:


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Colleges in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex

The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy represents students at a wide variety of institutions of higher learning in and around the DFW Metroplex. A few of the schools that our clients have been students of include, but are not limited to:

  • University of North Texas;
  • University of Dallas;
  • University of Texas at Arlington;
  • University of Texas at Dallas;
  • Southern Methodist University;
  • Texas Christian University;
  • Texas A&M University – Commerce;
  • Dallas Baptist University;
  • University of Texas at Dallas;
  • Arlington Baptist College;
  • The Art Institute of Dallas;
  • Paul Quinn College;
  • Dallas Christian College;
  • Southwester Adventist University; and
  • The Art Institute of Forth Worth.

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Resources for College Disciplinary Hearings in Collin County

University of Texas at Dallas Discipline and Conduct – This website outlines the code of conduct at UT Dallas. The website explains the role of the dean and other faculty members in the disciplinary hearing process.

University of Texas at Arlington Student Conduct and Discipline – This link provides detailed information on the student conduct and discipline code at UT Arlington. In the student conduct and discipline code, it outlines the potential violations, as well as possible sanctions for such violations.

Southern Methodist University Code of Conduct – This link provides the entire student code of conduct for students at SMU. It gives a detailed description on conduct violations such as academic dishonesty, hazing, and other offense.


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Find a Lawyer for College Student Arrests in Dallas, Texas

When a criminal accusation is made against a college student, consulting with an experienced defense attorney may mean the difference between being expelled and being able to remain in school. With offices located in Allen, Plano, Irving, Fort Worth, Dallas, Denton, McKinney, and Arlington, the team of defense lawyers at The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy can represent college students throughout the state of Texas who are facing student disciplinary hearings.  

The dedicated Dallas criminal defense attorneys at The Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy have the knowledge and resources available to help protect the future of you or your loved one. Contact them today at (972) 233-5700 to schedule a risk-free consultation to go over the details of your case.


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