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Criminal Defense for the Mentally Ill

Mental illness and emotional disabilities such as bipolar disorder and schizophrenia often play a major role in crime. Every year, thousands of Americans incapacitated by mental illness are found guilty of committing crimes they would not otherwise commit when healthy. Family members of mentally ill people charged with crimes must understand that not every criminal defense attorney knows how to mount a successful defense based on mental or emotional incapacity.

At the San Antonio criminal defense Law Office of Anthony B. Cantrell, we have more than thirty years of experience providing vigorous representation for people with mental illness who have been charged with a crime. Attorney Anthony Cantrell is a Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization who has provided effective mental illness defense. We know that mental illness often leads to behavior that is out of sync with a person’s normal life patterns. We also know how to make the prosecutors, judges, and juries understand this as well.

Schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, and bipolar disorders in crime are very common and need an aggressive defense. If you have a family member who suffers from mental illness or an emotional disability, and has been charged with a crime, contact us at the San Antonio criminal defense Law Office of Anthony B. Cantrell to meet with us about mounting an aggressive defense.

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Contact us at the Texas criminal defense lawyer’s office of Anthony B. Cantrell to discuss your criminal charges today.