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Denton Criminal Defense Attorney

Guiding You Through Criminal Court in Denton County

If you find yourself accused, arrested, or charged with a crime in North Texas, it is important to turn to a trusted criminal defense lawyer in Denton as soon as possible. At The Law Office of Gregory C. Goline, we know how to use all of the available tools necessary to respond to the state’s tactics. We will create a solid defense that best protects your rights and freedom. Our team of Denton criminal attorneys includes a former prosecutor who has tried hundreds of cases; and we have the professional experience and unique insights to present a thorough, well-rounded defense.

To give yourself the best chance to reach a favorable outcome in your criminal case, consider hiring the criminal defense lawyers at The Law Office of Gregory C. Goline. We have defended clients accused of hundreds of different state and federal crimes. Our reputation and successful track record makes our firm the obvious choice.

Do not face these charges alone, schedule your consultation with a Denton criminal attorney today!

Mistakes Happen

Texas has a hard-nosed reputation for many things, including its stance on crime. The state’s “zero tolerance” approach to many types of crimes, particularly drug crimes, means that defendants may face tough legal battles in and out of the courtroom. The State of Texas has many available options when it comes to initiating and prosecuting charges against potential defendants. The state will aggressively prosecute your case and may throw anything and everything at you in order to secure a conviction.

​​​​We understand that an arrest for any type of crime may be terrifying. We also know that the consequences of an arrest alone can up-end your personal life, professional life, and the lives of your families.

As horrible and embarrassing as an arrest may be, it comes as no surprise that a conviction can be absolutely devastating. One main function of our jobs as criminal defense attorneys is to do what it takes in order to minimize the implications faced by our clients in these situations.

We Handle a Wide Variety of Criminal Matters Each & Every Day

At The Law Office of Gregory C. Goline, we have years of experience representing our valued clients in any number of criminal matters. We handle felonies, misdemeanors, violations, and more; and we represent clients in state, federal, and administrative matters.

A list of some of the more common matters we handle includes the following:


All crimes committed in Texas carry some sort of penalty (and usually more than one). Convictions and/or the negotiation of plea deals lead to penalties that may vary based on a number of factors and specific circumstances.

Some of the factors that Texas courts consider when ordering penalties include the following:

  1. Age of the defendant
  2. Seriousness and nature of the crime
  3. Criminal record of the defendant
  4. Repeat offenders may not get the same treatment as a first offender
  5. Age of victim(s)
  6. And more
  7. Common criminal penalties and practical effects associated with various crimes include the following:
  8. Monetary fines
  9. Prison sentences (in addition to the reinstatement of any suspended sentences on file)
  10. Probation
  11. Loss of employment and/or irreparable career damage
  12. Which may then lead to any number of financial problems
  13. Inability to volunteer at schools and other organizations
  14. Travel restrictions
  15. Damage to relationships with loved ones and friends
  16. Loss of driver’s license
  17. Loss of professional licenses (or an outright bar to obtaining certain licenses in the future)

There Is No One-Size-Fits-All Defense to Criminal Cases

In order to properly defend your case, we must create strategies that take into consideration the specific facts of your situation and the law as it applies to those facts. We create highly specialized defense strategies narrowly tailored to your unique case.

Our defense strategies may include one or more of the following elements:

  • Knowing when to negotiate and when to leave it up to the judge or jury
  • Raising challenges to the validity of your arrest as well as any related searches and seizures conducted by law enforcement
  • Intense cross-examination of witnesses offered by the prosecution
  • Relying on our experts and investigators

Local, Knowledgeable Representation: Contact Denton’s Trusted Criminal Defense Attorney Today

We are a local firm. We know exactly how to proceed in the courts of North Texas, and we will work relentlessly to defend your rights and to minimize the charges you face.

The criminal defense lawyers and the entire legal team at The Law Office of Gregory C. Goline treat every client and every case with dedication, commitment, and a level of tenacity required to obtain favorable outcomes. We know how seriously you take your case, and we pledge to do so as well. Whether you need a Denton DWI Lawyer or legal representation for a Drug Crime, our law firm has the knowledge and experience you need.

Call (940) 400-0475 now for a consultation. We accept credit cards and have payment plans available for your convenience.

Our Victories

Results Speak for Themselves
  • Reduced Charge Two Felony Drug Cases
  • Charge Reduced Possession of Marijuana
  • Dismissed Felony Drug Possession
  • Charge Reduced Fraudulent Possession Of A Controlled Substance By Prescription
  • Dismissed Possession of Marijuana
  • Dismissed Possession of Marijuana
  • Charge Reduced Felony Drug Possession
  • Charge Reduced Possession of Marijuana
  • Case dismissed. Possession of Marijuana
  • Dismissed Possession of Marijuana


Why You Should Trust Us
  • Numerous Firm Awards & Recognitions

  • Confidential Client Consultations Available

  • Flexible Availability, Including on Weekends & Nights

  • Credit Cards Accepted & Payment Plans Available

  • Experience & Familiarity with the Local Court Systems

  • Peer Respect within the Legal Community of North Texas

  • Personalized Care & Attention for All of Our Clients

  • Results-Driven, Client-Focused Representation


Hear From Our Clients
  • “Greg is amazing!”

    LW Denton, TX
  • “Best Attorneys”

    Bill Earthman Bartonville, TX
  • “His level-headedness served as a compass during an otherwise overly-emotional time.”

    Former Client
  • ““ if you have to have an attorney this is the firm you want!””

    Carol Long Highland Village, TX
  • “If I ever needed an attorney again, he would be the only person I’d consider.”

  • “I definitely knew I wasn’t just another number or case to him. Whenever I was speaking to him, I knew he was only focused on me and my situation.”

  • “Nobody better in Denton County”

    James Corinth, TX
  • “Professional and knowledgeable”

    Heather Denton, TX
  • “Trustworthy, responsive, and knowledgeable!”

  • “I would highly recommend Greg and would hire him again in a heartbeat.”

  • “Great experience through an emotionally trying time, which in and of itself is impressive.”

  • “I didn’t think a divorce could be so quick and painless!”

  • “They are incredibly good at what they do, and charge far less than they should.”

  • “Y’all made it so easy, and were very approachable.”

  • “I would recommend Mr. Goline to others and he will be the first person I will call again if I run into trouble!”


  • 10 Best - 2017 - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • Criminal Defense Lawyers Association - Denton County
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Association
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Denton County Bar Association
  • To Best 2015 - American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • The National Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers
  • 10 Best 2017 - American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • 10 Best 2015 - Under 40 American Institute of Family Law Attorne
  • 10 Best 2 Years 2015-2016 - American Institute of Family Law Att
  • Avvo Client's Choice 2015 - Family