Criminal Defense

Recent studies have stated that an American commits, on average, three crimes per day. The United States is one of the most over-criminalized nations on the planet, and the State of Texas will often pursue criminal charges against someone for something people might not even think to be against the law: jaywalking, speeding only a couple miles over the posted speed limit, or even littering. 
Thankfully, in Texas and the United States, residents have certain constitutional rights to protect them. These include the right to remain silent, the right to confront witnesses in court, and most importantly the right to the assistance of counsel. Porter Legal Group has the knowledge and experience to represent you as you face a daunting period in your life.

Punishments for crimes in Texas can range from simple fines for Class C misdemeanors, to life in prison in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) or the death penalty for certain felonies. Fines can also be assessed up to $10,000 in Texas courts for certain offenses. Both the economic punishments and the restrictions on your freedom are reasons why you should hire Portal Legal Group to represent you.

Porter Legal Group has the luxury of having its own in-house immigration lawyers, who can advise individuals that may face immigration consequences because of a conviction. If you are arrested and facing criminal charges in Texas, it is important that you understand your rights and how a criminal conviction can impact your freedom and ability to remain in the United States. Porter Legal Group, PLLC is experienced with criminal cases that might have immigration repercussions and can help you decide on the best strategy for your particular case. Our goal is always to close your case without affecting your immigration status and ability to become a resident or citizen.
Although our practice typically finds our criminal defense attorneys representing clients in courts located within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and North Texas, we can travel to represent clients in any Texas or federal court. 
When the majority of people think of criminal charges they associate it with serious offenses, such as assault, theft, and murder. Read more about these common offenses below.

 

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