Houston Criminal Defense Attorney
The Houston criminal law office of Terry W. Yates & Associates offers sound legal advice and thoroughly experienced representation to clients facing state or federal charges anywhere in Texas.
Our respected criminal defense trial attorneys are committed to the notion that honesty wins. We provide honest opinions and realistic guidance based on nearly 16 years of criminal defense practice in Houston.
Accomplished trial lawyers, we possess the skills and legal knowledge to take immediate and decisive action in your defense. Our goal is to minimize the negative consequences of any state or federal criminal charge, including:
DWI : We begin by challenging field sobriety and breath tests, working to uncover procedural errors in the initial DUI traffic stop and drunk driving arrest, and fighting blood alcohol test evidence. We handle felony DWI as well.
White Collar Crime : Our focus is on taking rapid action to protect the reputations and careers of clients charged with serious state or federal financial crimes, such as:
Computer Fraud : We provide knowledgeable guidance and aggressive defense representation in crimes ranging from Internet fraud and embezzlement and identity theft to online solicitation of a minor and Internet child pornography. Our attorneys also handle Internet copyright infringement and trade secrets defense.
Federal Drug Charges : From possession with intent to distribute, to importation, manufacturing, cultivation or conspiracy charges, we have the strength and legal skills to handle the most serious drug trafficking or federal criminal charges.
Weapons Charges : If you face a weapons violation charge in addition to robbery or any other charge, you may face a mandatory minimum sentence.
Sexual Assault Let us help you avoid life-long registration as a sex offender.
Aggravated Assault These are serious matters involving use of a deadly weapon or serious harm to another person.
Homicide Especially if capital murder charges are pressed, you need a lawyer with the credentials and experience of Terry W. Yates.
We also provide efficient and tenacious representation to clients seeking an expunction of their criminal records, and to those accused of violation of probation.
Call our office at 877-520-7612 or contact us online to learn more about our full range of criminal law defense services.
Contact a Lawyer the Moment You Suspect You Are Under Investigation
Bellaire, Texas State and Federal Charges Lawyer
An experienced criminal defense attorney can reduce the dangers to you in a criminal investigation. Your criminal law defense lawyer may be able to intervene and effectively protect your rights before they are violated by overzealous police investigators and prosecutors.
Unfortunately, many people wait to speak with an experienced lawyer about their situations, severely limiting the options available in their defense. As a former prosecutor, attorney Terry W. Yates understands the charging process. By intervening as early as possible on our client's behalf, we can often prevent charges from being brought or an indictment being filed. If you are facing arrest, call toll free 877-520-7612.
Contact us today. Take action now to protect your rights and your freedom with the help of the experienced criminal defense attorneys at the Houston law office of Terry W. Yates & Associates.
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