If a person is arrested for possessing a small amount of marijuana, their attorney might counsel them to accept a plea agreement that might be an excellent result if the defendant is a U.S. citizen. For a non-U.S. citizen, however, a conviction or even probation for virtually any drug offense can lead to deportation and loss of permanent residence.
The Houston, Texas law firm of Katine & Nechman and our criminal defense and immigration attorneys understand that even a seemingly insignificant slip-up may have a devastating effect on your immigration status. We are committed to providing you the best representation possible and explaining your legal rights in Spanish or English.
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Criminal charges are always serious. However, the stakes are even higher for immigrants. We offer a compassionate yet aggressive approach when defending immigrants. The attorneys at our law firm do not judge clients or jump to any assumptions. Instead, we are committed to treating clients like family through aggressively protecting their legal rights.
We understand that the criminal justice system is overwhelming. Police officers may try coaxing you into telling your side of the story. Unfortunately, they are not your friends. Anything you say can and will be used against you — do not provide law enforcement with any potential ammunition against you. We are well-prepared to vigorously defend you from crimes that can jeopardize your immigration status, including:
We are well-prepared to poke holes in the evidence obtained against you. The attorneys at our law firm have an extensive background of carefully investigating criminal charges to determine your strongest defenses. Police officers do make mistakes. We are ready to fight to have your charges dismissed if you were unlawfully arrested or evidence was improperly obtained.
We stand ready to defend you from immigration crimes and fight to keep you in the United States. Contact us today to schedule a confidential appointment.
KATINE & NECHMAN L.L.P.
1111 North Loop West
Houston, TX 77008-1700
Toll Free: 866-752-3672
From the offices of Katine & Nechman in Houston, Texas, we help clients throughout the Greater Houston area, including Pasadena, Galveston, Sugar Land, Conroe, Richmond, Rosenberg, Bellaire, Humble, Harris County, Galveston County, Brazoria County, Fort Bend County, Wharton County, Montgomery County, the Inner Loop, The Galleria, all areas of the Texas Gulf Coast, and the entire states of Texas and Oklahoma. Our immigration practice covers clients throughout the United States and around the world.