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State & Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers

Corpus Christi 361-792-3811 Austin 512-640-4099 San Antonio 210-960-9008 Victoria 361-575-3101

State and Federal criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez defend individuals facing criminal charges.

The federal system is very different from the state system in terms of how the investigation takes place to the delivery of the court’s verdict.  Your chances of defense are only as good as your lawyer’s knowledge of federal law and experience in helping innocents get justice. Lawyers need to have an intimate understanding of the grand jury proceedings, writs of habeas corpus and the appeals process.

There are many steps between an indictment or complaint and the case going to trial. These include arraignment, accused formally getting to hear of the charge and as a defendant he learns of his rights, the accused enters a plea of either guilty or not guilty, and then the trial date is placed on the court docket.

Federal cases often proceed slowly and the investigation is very thorough. Suspects are questioned by the law enforcement to gather evidence against them, even though there may be little to show from the conduct of the enforcement agents that they are mulling the filing of criminal charges. If you have been contacted by a federal law enforcement officer or believe that you may be, then you should immediately contact a federal criminal defense attorney. If need be, our lawyers can be present at the interview. This single decision of approaching a lawyer at the right time can influence the result of the lawsuit you’re facing.

A federal crime conviction carries serious repercussions.

Your freedom will be curtailed, there are strict penalties to pay, you will no longer have the right to possess firearms, and you will also lose your voting rights. Finding employment or housing becomes difficult. We have the experience in successfully defending clients who have been accused of federal crimes that include white-collar crimes such as bank fraud, securities fraud, Medicare fraud, embezzlement, mortgage fraud, business fraud, and environmental crimes. Other federal crimes we have handled include drug crimes, money laundering, sex crimes, internet sex crimes, etc.

Contact us today to find out what we can do for you!

 

 

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Main Office, Corpus Christi:


921 N. Chaparral Suite 100
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Phone: 361-792-3811

San Antonio Office:


700 N. St. Mary's Suite 1400
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Phone: 210-960-9008

Austin Office:


3800 N. Lamar Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78756

Phone: 512-640-4009

Edinburg Office:


506 W. University
Edinburg, Texas 78539

Phone: 956-307-4577

Houston Office:


1700 Post Oak Boulevard 2 Blvd Place
Houston, Texas 77056

Phone: 713-660-7018

Laredo Office:


1100 Matamoros Suite 200
Laredo, Texas 78040-7804

Phone: 956-606-4284

Dallas Office:


2911 Turtle Creek Suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75219

Phone: 972-363-6616

El Paso Office:


231 N Kansas, 7th Floor
El Paso, Texas

Phone: 915-777-3310

Victoria Office


101 W. Goodwin Suite 750
Victoria, Texas 77901

Phone 361-575-3101

Port Lavaca Office


402 W. Main St.
Port Lavaca, Texas 77979

Phone 361-552-3100

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