Criminal Defense

The Law Office of David Frank handles all criminal defense related matters in Texas and Federal court. Well known among members of the Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Mr. Frank has devoted his practice to representing individuals accused of crimes. His practice includes defending against felony and misdemeanor charges such as conspiracy, engaging in organized criminal activities, tampering, violation of protective order, intoxication assault, intoxication manslaughter, murder, child pornography, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, DWI cases, evading, weapons in a prohibited place, domestic violence, and possession cases. Mr. Frank’s office will also assist with jail releases and bail bonds. He aggressively represents clients who live throughout the state of Texas as well as clients living abroad.


ALCOHOL & TOBACCO

  • Alcohol Beverage Code Violations
  • Assembling or Operating an Amusement Ride While Intoxicated
  • Boating While Intoxicated
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Flying While Intoxicated
  • Intoxication Assault
  • Possession of Alcoholic Beverage in Motor Vehicle
  • Prohibition of the Purchase and Sale of Human Organs
  • Public Intoxication
  • Smoking Tobacco

ANIMAL CRUELTY

  • Cruelty to Animals
  • Dog Fighting
  • Interference With Police Service Animals

ASSAULT

  • Abandoning or Endangering Child
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Assault
  • Deadly Conduct
  • Injury to a Child, Elderly Individual, or Disabled Individual
  • Leaving a Child in a Vehicle
  • Robbery

CONSPIRACY AND ENGAGING IN CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES

  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Engaging in Organized Criminal Activity

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY

  • Arson
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Graffiti
  • Interference With Railroad Property
  • Reckless Damage or Destruction

DISTURBING THE PEACE

  • Criminal Trespass
  • Destruction of Flag
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Disrupting Meeting or Procession
  • Obstructing Highway or Other Passageway
  • Riot
  • Violation of Protective Order

FRAUD

  • Acceptance of Honorarium
  • Breach of Computer Security
  • Bribery
  • Coercion of Public Servant or Voter
  • Commercial Bribery
  • Credit Card or Debit Card Abuse
  • Criminal Simulation
  • Deceptive Business Practices
  • False Statement to Obtain Property or Credit
  • Forgery
  • Fraudulent Destruction, Removal, or Concealment of Writing
  • Fraudulent Transfer of a Motor Vehicle
  • Fraudulent Use or Possession of Identifying Information
  • Improper Influence
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Issuance of Bad Check
  • Manufacture, Possession, or Delivery of Unlawful Telecommunications Device
  • Misapplication of Fiduciary Property or Property of Financial Institution
  • Money Laundering
  • Obstruction or Retaliation
  • Offering Gift to Public Servant
  • Publication of Telecommunications Access Device
  • Refusal to Execute Release of Fraudulent Lien or Claim
  • Rigging Publicly Exhibited Contest
  • Securing Execution of Document by Deception
  • Simulating Legal Process
  • Stealing or Receiving Stolen Check or Similar Sight Order
  • Tampering With Witness
  • Theft of Telecommunications Service
  • Trademark Counterfeiting
  • Unauthorized Use of Telecommunications Service

GAMBLING

  • Gambling
  • Gambling Promotion
  • Keeping a Gambling Place
  • Possession of Gambling Device, Equipment, or Paraphernalia

GANG AFFILIATION

  • Coercing, Soliciting, or Inducing Gang Membership
  • Soliciting Membership in a Criminal Street Gang
  • Violation of Court Order Enjoining Organized Criminal Activity

INTERFERING WITH AN ARREST

  • Bail Jumping and Failure to Appear
  • Escape
  • Evading Arrest or Detention
  • Failure to Identify
  • False Alarm or Report
  • Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution
  • Interference With Emergency Telephone Call
  • Permitting or Facilitating Escape
  • Resisting Arrest, Search, or Transportation
  • Silent or Abusive Calls to 9-1-1 Service
  • Unauthorized Absence From Community Corrections Facility

INVASION OF PRIVACY

  • Divulgence of Public Communications
  • Unlawful Interception of Communications

KIDNAPPING

  • Aggravated Kidnapping
  • Agreement to Abduct From Custody
  • Enticing a Child
  • Harboring Runaway Child
  • Interference With Child Custody
  • Kidnapping
  • Unlawful Restraint
  • Unlawful Transport

MURDER AND HOMICIDE

  • Abuse of Corpse
  • Aiding Suicide
  • Capital Murder
  • Criminally Negligent Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Murder

OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE

  • Abuse of Official Capacity
  • Aggravated Perjury
  • False Identification as Peace Officer; Misrepresentation of Property
  • False Report Regarding Missing Child or Missing Person
  • False Report to Peace Officer or Law Enforcement Employee
  • Fraudulent Filing of Financing Statement
  • Hindering Proceedings by Disorderly Conduct
  • Impersonating Public Servant
  • Improper Contact With Victim
  • Interference With Public Duties
  • Misuse of Official Information
  • Official Oppression
  • Perjury
  • Preventing Execution of Civil Process
  • Tampering With Governmental Record
  • Tampering With or Fabricating Physical Evidence
  • Use of Accident Report Information and Other Information for Pecuniary Gain
  • Violations of the Civil Rights of Person in Custody
  • OTHER

PORNOGRAPHY AND PROSTITUTION

  • Prostitution
  • Promotion of Prostitution
  • Aggravated Promotion of Prostitution
  • Compelling Prostitution
  • Obscene Display or Distribution
  • Sale, Distribution, or Display of Harmful Material to Minor
  • Sexual Performance by a Child
  • Employment Harmful to Children
  • Possession or Promotion of Child Pornography

POSSESSION OR DELIVERY OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

  • Cocaine
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • Heroin
  • LSD
  • Marijuana
  • Methamphetamine
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Prohibited Substances in Correctional Facility
  • Valium
  • OTHER

SEX OFFENSES

  • Aggravated Sexual Assault
  • Bigamy
  • Failure to Stop or Report Aggravated Sexual Assault of Child
  • Homosexual Conduct
  • Improper Photography or Visual Recording
  • Improper Sexual Activity With Person in Custody
  • Indecency With a Child
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Prohibited Sexual Conduct
  • Public Lewdness
  • Sexual Assault

STALKING

  • Harassment
  • Stalking
  • Terrorist Threat

THEFT

  • Burglary
  • Burglary of Coin-Operated or Coin Collection Machines
  • Burglary of Vehicles
  • Criminal Nonsupport (Child Support)
  • Tampering With Consumer Product
  • Tampering With Identification Numbers
  • Theft
  • Theft of Service
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle

UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW

  • Barratry and Solicitation of Professional Employment
  • Falsely Holding Oneself Out as a Lawyer
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law

WEAPONS

  • Components of Explosives
  • Deadly Weapon in Penal Institution
  • Discharge of Firearm in Certain Municipalities
  • Hoax Bombs
  • Interstate Purchase
  • Making a Firearm Accessible to a Child
  • Maps as Evidence of Location or Area
  • Penalty if Offense Committed Within Weapon-Free School Zone
  • Places Weapons Prohibited
  • Prohibited Weapons
  • Taking or Attempting to Take Weapon From Peace Officer
  • Unlawful Carrying of Handgun by License Holder
  • Unlawful Carrying Weapons
  • Unlawful Possession of Firearm
  • Unlawful Possession of Metal or Body Armor by Felon
  • Unlawful Transfer of Certain Weapons