Criminal Defense Attorney

Assault & Battery

If you are charged with assault or battery, you may be facing prison time. You need an attorney who is determined and serious about fighting for you, one with the experience and knowledge to succeed. At Fridie Law, PLLC, we defend individuals in the criminal justice system accused of assault or battery. Our attorneys are true advocates for your rights if you are charged with a violent crime.

Drug Crimes

Severe punishments exist for drug possession and distribution. Being convicted of a drug-related crime may create serious problems in your personal and professional life. In addition to possible fines and jail time, you may lose your job, be expelled from school or become alienated from your family and friends. The attorneys at Fridie Law, PLLC work diligently to get drug charges dropped or reduced and also make efforts to place clients in rehabilitation programs in lieu of incarceration.

Theft

If you're accused of theft, it's important to seek skilled legal counsel to protect your rights. The criminal defense attorneys at Fridie Law, PLLC defend clients accused of robbery, burglary, shoplifting and other theft crimes. Our lawyers will investigate the circumstances of your case to develop a targeted defense designed to obtain the best possible outcome, whether that's an acquittal, reduced charge or favorable plea agreement.

Traffic Violations

While many view traffic violations as minor nuisances, traffic tickets and moving violations have the power to wreak havoc on your life. Fees quickly mount, and points from tickets can cause your insurance premiums to skyrocket or result in a revoked or suspended license. At Fridie Law, PLLC, we don’t underestimate the seriousness of traffic violations. We work on your behalf to get the charges you face reduced or dismissed.

Sex Crimes

Any criminal charge is serious, but a sex crime allegation can follow you for the rest of your life even when you're acquitted.  It's easy to feel hopeless if you find yourself in this situation, which is why you need a skilled defense attorney who will protect your rights and reputation. At Fridie Law, PLLC, we understand that not every person who is accused of sexual assault, prostitution, or any other sexual offense is guilty, and we believe that you are entitled to quality legal representation no matter what charge you face.

Parole & Probation

If you are convicted of a crime, there may still be legal help available, including guidance through the post-conviction process. Post-conviction assistance includes help with probation, parole and appeals. At Fridie Law, PLLC, our experienced criminal defense lawyers help clients to understand their legal options for parole, which is the conditional release from incarceration, and probation, which specifies the terms of their release and may help them avoid incarceration or serve a shorter sentence with continued supervision. We also assist clients with appeals if their convictions can be questioned on legal grounds.

Expungements

If you have a criminal record, you face a lifetime of consequences that can be hard to overcome, even when you've paid your debt to society.  At Fridie Law, PLLC, we are here to help eligible people in the area lessen the negative repercussions of having a criminal record by guiding them through the expungement (or expunction) process. In this process, your record may be sealed or in some cases completely erased, making it more likely you will be able to pass a background check when you apply for a job, sign a lease or seek a loan.

Gun and Weapons Crimes

Allegations of illegal weapon possession, use or sale can lead to severe federal and state penalties. If you're facing gun charges, you need an advocate who understands the relevant statutes and constitutional issues. Fridie Law, PLLC attorneys help ensure that our clients' rights are secured at every stage. Whether you're accused of violating Houston Texas laws on possession or federal regulations on weapons sales, we have the skill and experience to create a strategy designed to achieve your best possible result.

DUI/DWI

Being convicted of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated can have serious consequences, including loss of license, higher insurance costs, heavy fines and jail time. If you were stopped and charged with a DUI/DWI, we are here to help. Our attorneys understand that good people can make mistakes and that breathalyzers can give false readings. At Fridie Law, PLLC, we have the knowledge necessary to challenge the evidence against you, and the ability to help you pursue the best possible outcome.

Domestic Violence

Accusations of domestic violence can be life-altering, resulting in serious criminal penalties and social isolation. Our goal is to help people achieve the best possible outcomes for their cases. The attorneys at Fridie Law, PLLC are prepared to provide a strong legal response to the criminal charges brought against you. As client-focused advocates, we will work to ensure that your rights are respected and that you are afforded the protections owed to you under the law. To build your defense, we will examine police reports and may also conduct independent investigations into the circumstances surrounding your arrest.

Juvenile Law

Juvenile law exists because the courts and society believe that young people should be treated differently than adults under the law. The juvenile justice system focuses on rehabilitation for youthful offenders so that mistakes made early in life don't penalize them for the rest of their lives. At Fridie Law, PLLC, our attorneys represent young people in the Houston area who are charged with criminal offenses. We also advocate for vulnerable minors in situations where they are at risk of harm from an adult guardian. When you seek our help, you can be confident that knowledgeable and professional juvenile law attorneys — who understand the Houston Texas juvenile system and the state’s courts — are on your side.

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