The right to a trial by jury is inviolate. It is a personal right every person who is charged with a criminal offense enjoys. In Texas, that right may be waived in most cases. There is no magic formula to decide which is best for you. That decision must be made in close consultation with your attorney. In that instance, you need an attorney with significant trial experience to guide you. Brandon Fulgham, founder of Fulgham Law firm, is a former prosecutor who has tried numerous cases to juries, and many more to judges, has the courtroom experience to properly advise his clients on the advantages and disadvantages of waiving a jury.
Every person facing criminal charges has the right [...]