For a person who has been handcuffed and thrown into the back of a Galveston Police Department squad car, any Galveston criminal defense lawyer will tell you that they have experienced the least of their problems.
The State of Texas is harsh when it comes to public safety and this is expressed by putting the chains on anyone accused of a criminal offense in the state. This also applies to keeping drunk drivers off the road, right along with enforcing the death penalty in instances where capital punishment can be applied. The people of Texas are proud of their death penalty, their crime rate, and their standard of living. Some even feel that Texas would be better off if it were its own county and I agree.
Hiring a Galveston Criminal Defense Lawyer
There are a number of reasons to retain a Galveston criminal defense lawyer to represent you in the court of law in the event that you are accused of a felony or misdemeanor criminal offense in the Galveston County, TX region. In fact, a Houston criminal defense lawyer will be licensed to practice law in the entire state of Texas. State-wide licensing means that if you live in any of the counties that surround Galveston, they can still serve as counsel on your behalf in any situation that calls for it.
People living in Brazoria County, Chambers County, Fort Bend County, Galveston County, Liberty County, Montgomery County, San Jacinto County, Waller County, Alvin, Ames, Anahuac, Angleton, Arcola, Bayou Vista, Baytown, Beach City, Bellaire, Brazoria, Brookshire, Brookside Village, Bunker Hill Village, Channelview, Clear Lake, Clear Lake Shores, Cleveland, Clute, Coldspring, Conroe, Cove, Crosby, Daisetta, Danbury, Dayton, Dayton Lakes, Deer Park, Devers, Dickinson, El Lago, Freeport, Friendswood, Galena Park, Galveston, Hardin, Hedwig Village, Hempstead, Highlands, Hilshire Village, Hitchcock, Humble, Hunters Creek Village, Iowa Colony, Jacinto City, Jamaica Beach, Jersey Village, Katy, Kemah, Lake Jackson, La Marque, La Porte, League City, Liberty, Liverpool, Manvel, Magnolia, Meadows Place, Missouri City, Mont Belvieu, Montgomery, Morgan’s Point, Nassau Bay, Needville, North Cleveland, Oak Ridge North, Oakhurst, Old River-Winfree, Oyster Creek, Panorama Village, Pasadena, Pattison, Patton Village, Pearland, Piney Point Village, Plum Grove, Point Blank, Prairie View, Richmond, Richwood, Santa Fe, Seabrook, Stafford, South Houston, Spring, Sugar Land, Texas City, The Woodlands, Tomball, and Webster, TX will be able to take advantage of the legal services offered by a board certified Houston criminal defense lawyer.
Special Note: Only lawyers who are specifically certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization can claim they are board certified.
The Most Morally Despised Criminals
The worst two types of crimes a person can be convicted of are listed below.
- Sex Crimes (Crimes sexual in nature)
- Theft Crimes (Crimes that employ the theft/deception concept)
Anytime a person has a criminal offense related to theft on their background it immediately calls into question their honor and trustworthiness. I have to admit that I am guilty when it comes to being apart of the public consensus of frowning on the people who were convicted of taking part in these type of crimes. At the end of the day, if a person lies, they will steal and vice versa.
Learn More: Crimes of Moral Turpitude
How can you work with a person who will lie, steal, betray you, and take your belongings?
Its simple. You can’t.
This is one of the main reasons that employers run pre-employment criminal background checks because the results can act as a buffer when it comes to keeping dishonest people out of your organization, and rightfully so. You wouldn’t want to hire a lying thief into your organization would you? I didn’t think so.
Theft is more of a concept than an action. The list below attempts to list the different forms that snake-like thievery that often occur.
- Burglary, Bank Robbery, Wire Fraud, Mail Fraud, False Advertising
- Petty Theft, Home Burglary, Armored Truck Heists, Ponzi Scemes, Forgery
- Corporate Fraud, White Collar Theft, Embezzlement, Money Laundering
- Counterfeiting the United States Dollar, Writing False Checks, Hacking ATM Terminals, Shoplifting at Macy’s and other department stores in the Houston area.
- Credit Card Fraud, Grand Theft Auto, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle
- Aggravated Robbery, Kidnapping for Ransom, Kidnapping, State Corruption
- Sex Crimes can also be considered as falling into the theft concept. Theft of innocence, theft of virginity, and theft of trust come to mind.
Even God has problems with theft;
Ephesians 4:28 – Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with [his] hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
Exodus 20:15 – Thou shalt not steal.
Leviticus 19:11 – Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.
Exodus 22:7 – If a man shall deliver unto his neighbor money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the man’s house; if the thief be found, let him pay double.
Proverbs 10:2 – Treasures of wickedness profit nothing: but righteousness delivereth from death.
Romans 13:9 – For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if [there be] any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
Don’t ever take part in theft or any related criminal act, and if you do for some reason, don’t do it again and be sure to retain a lawyer to represent you, and work to get the criminal record sealed in the event that you are convicted for a theft related criminal offense in a Texas court of law.
Next, we have sex crimes.
Criminals who are accused of sexual assault, rape, or a sex crime involving a child, will be viewed as worse than a serial killer or a politician by the criminal justice system at large.
Hire a Galveston criminal defense lawyer for Sex Crimes
Anyone accused of a sex crime will be facing harsh criminal penalties, and likely the unfortunate requirement to register as a sex offender for the rest of your life. Society has not reached the level of sophistication required to be able to forgive a person of a sex crime. This means that if accused, you will have to hire the very best lawyer available who is a certifiable expert when it comes to putting up a brilliant sex crimes defense that could free even the guilty with a jury acquittal.
Common Sex Crimes
- Aggravated Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Rape
- Child Sex Crimes, Possession of Child Pornography, Indecent Exposure
- Indecency with a child, Sex Acts with a Minor, Prostitution, Pimping/Promoting Prostitution
- Sex Slave Trafficking, Online Sex Crimes, Asking a Child for Sex Over the Internet
- Date Rape, Statutory Rape, Child Sexual Abuse
There are a number of cases in which people have been falsely accused of sex crimes. All over the United States of America convicted sex criminals are being freed from jail as a result of Deoxyribonucleic acid based evidence that uses genetic code to identify its owner being used to exonerate wrongfully convicted sex crime suspects.
If it wasn’t for DNA evidence a number of innocent men accused of sex crimes, but later cleared as a result of DNA evidence, would still left to rot in jail like as if they were guilty of their crimes. As technology advances, I am sure many more falsely accused and convicted people will be freed, along with the increased incarceration of people who are truly guilty of their crimes.
Anytime you are accused of a criminal offense involving sex, it will result in felony charges which carry and inhumane amount of jail time. These type of cases are serious justifying the immediate hire of a Galveston lawyer who can help you fight the criminal charges against you.