Hate Crimes

Being accused of a hate crime is not something to take lightly. The consequences may lead to heavy fines, loss of employment and/or possible jail time. In addition, your reputation can be damaged which could affect your future. If you have been wrongly accused of a hate crime, it is critical that you contact an experienced Houston hate crime attorney who will take immediate action and protect your rights.

Hate Crime Defense

At the Law Office of James Alston, we are prepared to defend your case. Our Houston criminal attorneys understand the importance of building a strong legal defense. We will take the necessary time to fully understand your case, look for evidence or interview witnesses and negotiate possible solutions with prosecutors. In some cases, we are able to have the charges dismissed or reduced to avoid maximum punishment.

A hate crime consists in the victimization of another due to race, color, sex, ethnicity, national origin, sexual preference or orientation, disability, political affiliation or religion. According to the Texas Penal Code, hate crimes take many forms and may include:

  • Physical abuse
  • Verbal assault
  • Vandalism
  • Harassment
  • Murder
  • Robbery
  • And more

Contact a Hate Crime Attorney Today

If you are facing hate crime charges or are under investigation for possible involvement in a hate crime in Texas you must consult an experienced Houston criminal defense attorney immediately before you speak with the police or investigators. James Alston has successfully defended clients charged with various criminal offenses in Houston and surrounding areas. He utilizes his skill and knowledge to protect the rights of our clients and pursue a favorable outcome.

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Houston Criminal Lawyer James Alston represents clients in the Houston area, including Pasadena, Sugar Land, Missouri City, Channelview, Conroe, Galveston, Angleton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Beaumont, Galveston County, Ft. Bend County, Montgomery County, Brazoria County, Harris County and Jefferson County in Texas.