Houston Violent Crimes Lawyer

Fighting Charges of Violent Crimes in Texas

Texas law defines a crime of violence as “any criminal offense defined in the Penal Code or in a federal criminal law that results in a personal injury to a victim; or an act that is not an offense under the Penal Code involving the operation of a motor vehicle, aircraft, or water vehicle that results in injury or death sustained in an accident caused by a driver in violation of Section 550.021, Transportation Code.”

Violent crimes are heavily prosecuted in the State of Texas, resulting in severe penalties. If you are accused of a violent crime, you need an aggressive defense attorney who will fight the charges against you.

Houston Violence Crimes Defense Lawyer

James Alston has over 25 years of experience. He spent the first part of his career working as a prosecutor for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office before becoming an Assistant United States Attorney. His experience in both state and federal court is beyond compare. If you have been charged with a crime of violence, you need expertise you can trust. Contact James Alston Law to schedule a consultation.

Common Violent Crimes Charged in Texas

Some of the most common violent crime offenses include:

  • Assault & Battery
  • Armed Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Murder
  • Hate Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Aggravated Kidnapping
  • Attempted Murder

Crimes of violence are generally charged as felonies since they involve injury to a victim. You should never attempt to handle a felony offense without the help of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Mr. Alston will thoroughly review your case, preparing a strong defense. He is a skilled Houston criminal defense lawyer with a proven track record. You cannot afford to risk your freedom to an untested attorney.

When your freedom is on the line, you need a leading advocate.

Contact a Houston Violent Crime Lawyer Today

If you have been arrested for a crime of violence, you cannot afford to wait. You need an attorney will protect your rights and aggressively pursue a favorable outcome in your case. Contact Attorney James Alston today for a free consultation.

At James Alston Law, your case will never get passed down to a junior attorney. Mr. Alston works directly with each client that he represents. He spends countless hours conducting an independent review of your case, determining the strengths and weaknesses as he prepares for trial. When you are facing years in prison, you deserve an attorney who will zealously represent you. Call today at (713) 228-1400 to schedule a consultation.