Houston Law Office

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Family Law

When you need a family law attorney, we are here for you. We help clients successfully address the legal issues that affect them most personally.

Family matters, which can be legally complex, are deeply personal and often emotionally charged. To make sound decisions about issues that can have lifelong ramifications, you need the support and understanding of expert counsel and, if necessary, aggressive representation.

Competent, Compassionate Representation

We offer our clients astute legal advice in a compassionate, caring and professional manner that enables them to resolve difficult issues and move on with their lives. We provide experienced representation in:

Often a family legal situation does not end with an agreement or court order; as families grow and change, adjustments may need to be made to accommodate those changes. Therefore, our representation does not end at the negotiating table or in court. We stand beside you throughout the legal process.

A Trusted Advisor

In fact, our interest goes beyond the legal issues you may be facing today. Our history of cultivating lifelong – sometimes, multi-generational – relationships with our clients reflects our commitment to earning your trust. You can rely on us to provide wise legal counsel in all family matters over the long term.

Find out how our advocacy can support your life goals – contact us today for an initial, no-cost, no-obligation consultation.

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From the moment you are charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving Under the Influence (DUI), time is of the essence. Many states give as few as 10 days to request an administrative hearing. What you do now is critical to limit the long-lasting damage your arrest may inflict on your life.

DWI/DUI – A Legal Minefield

Addressing an impaired driver charge can be like taking a walk through a legal minefield – you need expert counsel versed in the intricacies of the law to successfully negotiate it. If you are convicted for a DWI /DUI offense, you may have to pay the following consequences:

Legal Representation for DWI/DUI

With such severe consequences at stake, you will want to get the assistance of an experienced DWI/DUI lawyer. We can help you understand your options, negotiate a plea bargain, or represent you at trial.

The DWI/DUI Expertise You Need

DWI or DUI may seem to be a simple charge but there are many variables involved, including penalties from both the motor vehicle administration and legal system. You may not be aware of the potential defenses for your case. We can help determine:

We can arrange for expert witnesses in areas such as toxicology or fields that explain how other physical limitations or disabilities may have affected your performance during a field sobriety test.

Act Now to Preserve Your Rights

Remember, if you do not schedule an administrative hearing within the state's time limit, then your driver's license will be suspended for the maximum time allowed by law, and other serious penalties may occur.

If you've been charged with an "impaired driver" offense – from first offense DWI or DUI to subsequent offense to Aggravated DWI/DUI and Negligent Homicide – let us put our experience and expertise to work for you. To begin your defense, contact our firm now.

Defense for Drug Offenses

In addition to defending DUI/DWI charges, we also advise clients charged with crimes involving marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, prescription drugs, and crystal meth:

These charges often carry severe penalties, including jail time. If you have been charged with one of these crimes, you will need an aggressive lawyer working on your side. Contact our office today to get the representation you need.

Defend your rights and protect your future – contact us now!

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Criminal Law

If you have been charged with a crime, your freedom – even your life – may be at stake. You need to enlist experienced, trustworthy legal counsel who can guide you through the complexities of the law and aggressively advocate for your interests and rights.

A History of Success

We have successfully defended clients against allegations such as:

If you are facing any of these – or other criminal charges, contact us immediately. The sooner we begin our investigation, the more effectively we can defend your rights and the more able we are to prevent criminal prosecution. Our personal relationships with police, prosecutors and judges give us a substantial advantage in collecting information and negotiating plea bargains.

Thorough Investigation

When prosecution is unavoidable, you can be confident that we will prepare thoroughly by investigating every aspect of your case and leveraging our relationships throughout the criminal justice system. We may recommend retaining trained investigators to uncover and document important evidence.

Keeping You Informed

Client communication and a trusting relationship are crucial to a successful defense. Therefore, from our first meeting and throughout the investigation and any subsequent court actions, you will be informed of every development in your case as it happens. We encourage you to contact us at any time with questions or concerns.

If you have been arrested, don't wait – we can help! Call today for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation.

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Personal Injury

If you or a loved one has suffered injuries caused by another, our legal system provides methods for obtaining justice. Although legal remedies cannot heal your injuries, they can provide monetary compensation for your medical expenses, loss of earnings and earning capacity, pain and suffering and other non-economic losses.

Experienced In Personal Injury Law

We have successfully represented personal injury victims. Our comprehensive knowledge of state and federal laws governing accidents, insurance and liability has enabled us to win full and fair compensation for our clients in cases that range from the most complex paralysis and wrongful death cases to back and neck strain cases. Our clients include victims of:

Prepared for Trial

While many personal injury cases are resolved through direct negotiations with an insurance company, sometimes a matter cannot be satisfactorily settled without going to court. Should your case require a trial, we may enlist experts in medicine, forensics, engineering or other fields to aggressively represent your legal interests in the courtroom, ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve.

Preserve Your Rights – Act Now!

Now is the time to contact us if you have suffered an injury. Since personal injury cases are subject to a statute of limitations that restricts the time you have to file a claim, it is important that you enlist competent legal counsel as soon as possible following an injury.

Your initial consultation is free and without obligation. Should we proceed with a legal case, you will not be charged a fee unless your case is successful. If you or a loved one has been injured, don't delay – contact us today for a free consultation.

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Free Initial Consultation • Competitive Fee Structure • Flexible Office Hours

Floyd F. James, Sr. & Associates, P.C.
5322 West Bellfort Ave., Suite 103
Houston, TX 77035
Tel: 713-981-8600
Fax: 832-479-0711