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McKinney Criminal & Family Lawyer 


At Underwood & Associates, we are dedicated to serving the McKinney community with unwavering legal support. We are more than just lawyers; we are your neighbors, friends, and local advocates. With a profound understanding of the legal landscape and an unyielding commitment to our clients, we strive to be your first choice for legal representation in McKinney, Texas. 

Call Underwood & Associates today at (972) 449-7091 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our attorney in McKinney! 

Cases We Handle

Underwood & Associates are passionate advocates for clients dealing with all kinds of criminal allegations at both the adult and juvenile levels, for all misdemeanor and felony charges, including DWI and drug-related charges, as well as complex family law issues such as divorce, separation, and child custody matters. As such, Underwood & Associates represents clients throughout McKinney, Collin County, Texas and surrounding areas in:

Criminal Defense

  • Domestic Violence: Our attorneys have a proven track record of successfully defending clients facing domestic violence charges. We understand the sensitive nature of these cases and work diligently to protect your rights while seeking the best possible outcome for your situation.
  • Drug Crimes: Whether you're facing drug possession, distribution, or trafficking charges, our legal team has the expertise to navigate the complex web of drug-related laws. We fight for your rights and work to mitigate the impact of these charges on your future.
  • DWI (Driving While Intoxicated): If you've been charged with DWI in McKinney, you need a lawyer to provide effective defense strategies. Our McKinney lawyer will work to minimize the consequences and protect your driving privileges.
  • Expunctions and Non-Disclosures: Criminal records can have a long-lasting impact on your life. Our attorneys are skilled at helping clients clear their records through expunctions or non-disclosures, giving you a fresh start and renewed opportunities.
  • Probation Revocations: If you're facing the potential revocation of your probation, our legal team will vigorously advocate for your rights, seeking alternative solutions to incarceration.
  • Sex Crimes: Sex crime allegations can be life-altering. Our legal experts will provide a strong defense, protecting your reputation and ensuring due process.
  • Juvenile Crimes: If your child is facing legal trouble, it's crucial to have a lawyer who understands the unique challenges of juvenile law. We'll work to ensure that their rights are protected and provide guidance throughout the process.

Family Law 

In addition to our criminal defense services, we also offer comprehensive support in family law matters. We understand that family-related legal issues can be emotionally challenging, and we are here to guide you through these difficult times. Some of our family law services include:

  • Divorce and Separation: When it comes to divorce and separation, our attorneys are here to help you navigate the process with care and compassion. Our McKinney attorney will work tirelessly to protect your rights and interests.
  • Child Custody and Support: The best interests of your children are paramount, and we will advocate for a fair child custody and support arrangement that serves their well-being.
  • Spousal Support (Alimony): Whether you're seeking or contesting alimony, we'll ensure your rights are upheld and strive to secure a fair resolution.
  • Property Division: The equitable division of marital assets is a complex process. Our legal team will help you achieve a fair distribution of property.

Why Hire a Local Attorney?

When you face legal challenges, hiring a local attorney can make all the difference. At Underwood & Associates, we offer a unique advantage as your McKinney lawyer:

  • Community Insight: We understand the dynamics of McKinney and its legal landscape, providing you with tailored advice and support.
  • Accessibility: Our local presence ensures easy access to your attorney, allowing you to have face-to-face consultations and receive timely updates on your case.
  • Personalized Service: We take a hands-on approach, working closely with our clients to provide individualized solutions to their legal issues.
  • Local Relationships: Over the years, we have built valuable relationships with local judges, prosecutors, and other legal professionals. These connections can be a significant advantage regarding negotiations and court appearances.
  • Proven Track Record: Our extensive experience in the McKinney legal system means we have a proven track record of success in criminal defense and family law cases.

Contact Our McKinney Attorney Today To Get Started

Underwood & Associates provides clients with exceptional legal counsel and trial representation in the Texas counties of Collin, Denton, Dallas, and Grayson. Put knowledge and experience on your side. For aggressive and client-focused legal representation, reach out to Underwood & Associates to discuss the facts of your case with an experienced attorney and strategize the next steps in your legal proceedings.

Our commitment to the McKinney community goes beyond legal expertise. We are your trusted allies, standing with you through the most challenging times. Whether you're facing criminal charges or dealing with family law matters, we have the experience, dedication, and local knowledge to make a difference in your case. 

Contact Underwood & Associates today to schedule a consultation with our lawyer in McKinney!



  • Folks, this is THE BEST criminal defense attorney you could possibly hire. He is professional, experienced, and he treats you like a friend. Stop your search and give WILL UNDERWOOD a call. You will be glad you did!
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Meet Attorney William Underwood

Attorney Will Underwood knows how to take command of a courtroom. More than two decades of trial by fire have sharpened his courtroom skills to a rapier point. Quick on his feet, efficient in word and deed, organized, tactful, charming, Will Underwood is one of those rare breed of Attorneys who actually enjoys being in the close combat of trial. If you are facing a criminal charge, a DWI, a Juvenile or a Family Law matter in McKinney and Collin County, you want to meet Attorney Will Underwood and his firm, or visit his attorney bio for more information.

Make a Payment, Fill Out Forms, & More. Client Resources
  • Client-Champion Gold / 2020
  • “AV” Martindale-Hubbell Award
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 – Criminal Defense 2020
  • Martindale-Hubble Client-Champion Silver /2020
  • Martindale-Hubble Peer Reviewed
  • Avvo Client’s Choice Award 2019
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association