Stephanie May

DWI & Criminal Defense Attorney
Proudly Serving West Texas

Stephanie May

DWI & CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY

Exclusively Practices Criminal Defense

Fighting to Defend Citizens Accused of Misdemeanor & Felony Criminal Charges

DWI & DUI (Minors)

DWIs are one of the most harshly punished crimes in Texas and can have serious consequences. Getting arrested for a DWI can be the most stressful and traumatic event in your life – especially if you have never been arrested before. Whether you are charged with a misdemeanor DWI or felony DWI, Stephanie May will aggressively fight to defend you and help alleviate some of the stress and burden that comes with a DWI arrest. Stephanie May has years of experience in defending individuals accused of Driving While Intoxicated and has obtained favorable outcomes in hundreds of DWI cases across Texas. You can have peace of mind that your case is being handled by a DWI attorney who knows DWI defense with Stephanie May.

Drug Charges

Possessing, selling, or manufacturing controlled substances (drugs) is never taken lightly in Texas. When you have been arrested for possession of a controlled substance, you could be facing a punishment ranging from jail time & fines to prison time. However, every case is different and each case deserves its own individualized and thorough evaluation. Stephanie May will carefully review every part of the State’s case against you as there are several technicalities and rules that police must follow in order to be allowed to stop and search your person, car, or belongings. Stephanie May is ready to defend your possession of controlled substance case and fight to get the best possible outcome for your situation.

Assaults

If you have been arrested and charged with assault or assault on a family member, your rights and your freedom could be at risk. An assault allegation can have devastating impacts both personally and professionally. If you’ve been accused of assault by the State of Texas, you’ll want to fight back. Whether you are charged with misdemeanor or felony assault, Stephanie May will fully examine the prosecutor’s case against you for strengths and weaknesses and poke holes in their arguments. She will build a strong defense for you such as mutual combat, protecting another person, or self-defense and relentlessly defend your rights and freedom.

Thefts & Forgery

Being charged with theft or fraud can have serious and damaging consequences. A theft or fraud related offense appearing on your background is often seen by others as a sign of dishonesty or lack of integrity. Whether you’re facing misdemeanor or felony theft or fraud charge, it is important that you do everything you can to fight these allegations. Stephanie will stand by you and provide you with the advice, assistance, and representation that you need from start to finish of your case. Each case is different, which is why Stephanie takes an individualized approach to carefully examining your case and determining the best way to build an effective defense.

Weapons Charges

In Texas, there are strict laws and penalties associated with the unlawful possession and use of weapons. While we think of weapons charges involving only firearms, it is important to recognize that there are many different weapons that are prohibited by Texas law. These weapons include handguns, clubs (any object used to strike someone), illegal knives, switchblades, explosives, or other firearms. Stephanie May has successfully defended many individuals across Texas who were accused of weapon charges. Whether you are charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon, discharging a firearm in public, or aggravated assault, Stephanie May has the experience to combat any misdemeanor or felony weapon charges. She is ready to advocate for you and fight to protect your legal rights.

Motion to Revoke Hearings

There are serious ramifications for violating the terms and conditions of probation. The standard punishments for a probation violation are usually to extend the probation term, enroll in additional classes or counseling, be subject to increased and random drug tests, and/or serve jail time. Stephanie May has helped dozens of clients avoid being convicted for probation violations or being sentenced to additional punishments. She will make sure your rights are guarded and you are seen in the best possible light. Having an aggressive attorney on your side can make a significant difference when your future and freedom are on the line. Stephanie is ready to zealously advocate for you during your motion to revoke or motion to adjudicate hearing.

Other Services

Expunctions and Non-Disclosure of Criminal Records

Administrative License Revocation Hearings

Occupational Driver’s Licenses

Attorney Profile

Stephanie Lynn May was born and raised in San Angelo, Texas. She attended the University of Texas at Austin for college, where she was a member of the Alpha Phi sorority. Stephanie earned her law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. During law school, she was a criminal law clerk for the Law Office of Edward F. Shaughnessy, III. She also held an internship with the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin, Texas where she assisted the Courts’ staff attorneys with death penalty cases, writs of habeas corpus, and petitions for discretionary review.

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