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Proven Defenses for Texas Misdemeanor & Felony Cases

Updated: Mar 17, 2024 @ 9:51 pm

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It’s not uncommon for our clients to ask us how we’re going to help them with their case. In other words, do we have a strategy that we think can get them “off.”

At Tad Nelson & Associates, we’ve built our reputation on a foundation of robust, personalized defense strategies that reflect the uniqueness of each case. Our strategies and the way we handle our clients are grounded in our profound respect for the legal process and our commitment to our clients.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at a few strategies we’ve used from time to time to assist our clients.

If you have any questions or need to speak with a defense attorney, give us a call today at 713-802-1631. Call us anytime, 24/7.

Crafting Defense Through Experience and Innovation

The DUI Case That Wasn’t

In Galveston County, a lady was charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) after failing a field sobriety test. Given our extensive experience with drunk driving cases, we were skeptical about the evidence due to the subjective nature of such tests.

Our approach combined a rigorous examination of the procedural aspects of the stop and arrest with a scientific analysis of the sobriety tests administered.

By leveraging our education as ACS/CHAL Lawyer-Scientists, we demonstrated the inherent flaws in the sobriety testing process. We also highlighted that our client’s alleged impairment could be attributed to a medical condition rather than alcohol consumption.

This type of scientifically-backed defense strategy led to the dismissal of the Galveston DUI charge. If you’re facing criminal charges for Driving While Intoxicated, this case underscores the importance of retaining a DUI defense lawyer with the skills to uncover the truth.

The Misdemeanor Misinterpretation

One of our clients in Harris County client faced misdemeanor charges following an altercation at a Downtown Houston nightclub that resulted in public disturbance and assault charges.

The odds seemed stacked against him until we delved deeper into the circumstances surrounding the incident. By gathering comprehensive witness statements and leveraging local surveillance footage from a nearby Exxon gas station, we crafted a defense that showcased our client as a peacemaker rather than an instigator.

This case illustrated the significance of contextual relevance in legal defense. Our ability to construct a narrative supported by evidence that was aligned with Texas law (mutual combat) led to a full dismissal of the charges against our client. Again, underscoring the power of a defense strategy rooted in a thorough understanding of the facts of the case and how the law is written to apply to those facts.

The Felony Charge with a Flawed Foundation

One of our clients was stopped by the Houston Police Department and accused of speeding on the Katy Freeway. He was subsequently accused of trafficking cocaine. Then, you guessed it, he was arrested.

In short, this was an intricate case involving felony drug charges for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

We took up the challenge of dissecting tons of evidence from bodycam footage, dashcam footage, and our client’s recording of the police encounter on his cell phone. Evidence that purportedly linked our client to the crime.

The turning point came when we identified procedural errors during the search and seizure process. This, coupled with an in-depth forensic analysis, questioned the reliability of the evidence and the legality of the arrest.

Referencing the Constitution of the United States, we argued the violation of the Fourth Amendment rights of our client. Ultimately, this strategy led to the dismissal of the felony charges.

Have A Situation in Greater Houston?

We’ve worked with hundreds of people who thought their odds were hopeless. But that was only until we took a look at the case after gathering the evidence. If you’re in a pickle with the law, let us take a look at your case.

We’re Tad Nelson & Associates. If our numerous reviews have anything to say about it, we’re very good at what we do.

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Call Tad Nelson & Associates for Help.

We’ve practiced criminal law in Greater Houston since 1991. We know that each case brings its own set of challenges.

At Tad Nelson & Associates, we’re committed to providing personalized, innovative legal representation. Our extensive experience, coupled with our specialized knowledge as ACS/CHAL Lawyer-Scientists, positions us to offer highly effective defense strategies.

Whether you’re facing misdemeanor or felony charges in Galveston, Houston, or anywhere in Texas, you’ll need a good defense. At Tad Nelson & Associates, we offer just that.

Seeking legal representation for DWI, DUI, or other criminal charges in Texas?

Reach out to us. Our promise is a 100% confidential consultation, a commitment to affordability, and a defense strategy tailored to your unique circumstances.

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Houston DWI Lawyer Tad A Nelson is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the TBLS.

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