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Fighting for the Accused in Texas

Being accused or charged with a criminal offense can be a very frightening experience. Your life changes in an instant and you are now faced with numerous decisions as you proceed through the criminal justice system. The most important step you can take in such a situation is to exercise your right to a trusted attorney.

Facing criminal proceedings? Call our offices to arrange for a case review at (713) 597-5642 or contact us online.

At Galaviz Law Firm, PLLC, we are dedicated to fighting for the rights and the best interests of those accused of crimes. Our Houston criminal defense lawyer has the experience and determination needed that can make the difference in the outcome of your case. We are here to advise and guide you as well as advocate on your behalf with prosecutors and judges. When your freedom and future are on the line, we work aggressively to help you seek a favorable result.

Criminal Defense Cases in Texas

In any criminal investigation or charge, you should contact a skilled attorney as soon as possible. It is never advisable to talk to law enforcement or anyone else about your situation without the protection of an attorney by your side. It is widely known that police officers will use any tactics to extract information from you which could damage your case.

Our firm handles a wide variety of criminal allegations and charges, such as:

  • Assault
  • Drug Possession
  • Domestic Violence
  • DWI
  • Prostitution
  • Theft
  • Possession of Weapons

As your advocate, we will conduct an intensive investigation into the state’s evidence against you, looking for flaws, contradictions, and any violations of your rights. As a result, our firm may be able to negotiate reduced charges or a case dismissal at the outset. No matter what charges you may be facing, our Houston criminal defense attorney will be by your side throughout the entirety of the legal process fighting for the best case result.

Protect yourself with competent legal representation. Contact Galaviz Law Firm, PLLC at (713) 597-5642 today.

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    Abraham J Galaviz

    Founding Attorney

    Abraham is very passionate about his work. He empathizes with Clients because he knows that his parents once traveled the same road his clients are now traveling. The people he helps all have a story behind them. He knows that his clients want the opportunity to work and have a better future. 

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    Robert Zavaleta


    Roberto R. Zavaleta, Esq. (“Robert”) has exclusively practiced Immigration Law for 11 years, primarily in Houston. He was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas and is fluent in English and Spanish. Robert has worked for several large national and local law firms as an Immigration Litigation Writer, and is now happy to be part of the Galaviz Law Firm. He previously had his own immigration law office, where he helped many immigrants obtain their desired immigration benefits. In his tenure as an ...

Client Testimonials

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  • I was highly impressed with this attorney as he is highly skilled in immigration matters, prepared, knowledgeable, thorough, professional, affordable fees, keeps clients informed and involved, always returns calls [even after hours].

    “Mr. Galaviz is a unique advocate with a sincere vision to helping the immigrant community. Without any reservation, I would highly recommend him to anybody for their immigration matters.”

    - Maria & Luis
  • Thanks Galaviz you beat the case!

    “This is a young honest lawyer that won’t hesitate to go above and beyond. The reason I’m saying this is because, I went to other lawyer agency’s and they told me my case would be difficult, expensive ...”

    - Leo G.
  • He won his case and was released without a bond. He is now legally working and back home with his family.

    “When I explained my father's case to Mr. Galaviz he knew it wouldn't be an easy case but he didn't turn me down.”

    - Melissa
  • Now my mother is in the process of becoming a US Citizen, my family will always be grateful that Mr. Galaviz helped us keep our mother here with us.

    “Mr. Galaviz informed us each step of the way and fought for my mom to the last minute.”

    - Former Client
  • When hiring a lawyer, communication is the number one key. You can call, email and text Mr.Galaviz and within minutes he will respond.

    “Today was our final hearing and WE WON!! I thank God for putting Mr.Galaviz in our path to help us.”

    - Cindy

The Results that Matter

  • Lawful Permanent Resident Keeps Green Card Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Police Officer

    Immigration Officials placed Client in removal proceedings because of a previous conviction for – Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon on a Police Officer.

  • Lawful Permanent Resident Status Won Alien in Possession of Firearm - Aggravated Felony

    Client was arrested and charged in Federal Court for the offense of Alien in Possession of a Firearm – an Aggravated Felony for immigration purposes.

  • Case Dismissed Arrested for Possession of Marijuana

    Arrested for possession of 1,300 pounds of marijuana and in danger of deportation.

  • Charges Dismissed Client Released from Custody Practice Area Removal Defense / Immigration Detention

    Accused with 3 DWI charges and in danger of being deported after being a permanent resident for 34 years.

  • Lawful Permanent Resident Keeps Green Card Medicaid Fraud - Loss was more than $10,000

    Immigration Officials placed Client in removal proceedings because she had previously been convicted of Medicaid Fraud – more than $10,000, which is an aggravated felony.

  • Lawful Permanent Resident Keeps Green Card Possession of 862 Pounds of Marijuana.

    Client was arrested and convicted of Possession of more than 800 pounds of Marijuana in the Rio Grand Valley, and sentenced to several years in State Jail.

  • Charge Reduced Released on Bond

    Judge grants a reasonable bond after proving client was not subject to mandatory detention for previous criminal history.

  • Charge Reduced Removal Defense / Adjustment of Status

    Case terminated and Lawful Permanent Resident status granted for the wife of U.S. Combat Veteran.


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