Juvenile Law In the News

Houston Criminal Defense Attorney Carl Haggard represents juveniles and youthful offenders charged with crimes in Harris and surrounding counties.

Houston Criminal Defense Attorney Carl Haggard is a former Chief Prosecutor for the Juvenile Courts and understands from his experience as Chief Prosecutor how these courts are run. He turns that now to the benefit of our youthful offender clients who need experienced representation in running the juvenile court gauntlet.

Latest developments in Juvenile Law which may affect our juvenile case clientele:

The Juvenile Law Section raised over $7,000 in scholarship money at the Juvenile Law Institute. The scholarships will go to juveniles who have proven their capability of succeeding on probation or parole.

Check back for updates on the push to modify or do away with altogether the Texas Youth Commission next year.

Helpful Juvenile Law sites:



~The Haggard Law Firm accepts selected criminal defense cases in Harris, Fort Bend, Galveston, Brazoria, Montgomery, Matagorda and surrounding Texas counties. Affordable representation; payment plans arranged in some cases. We represent clients in all Misdemeanor Courts, Felony Courts, Juvenile Court and Federal Court.~

*Evidence of prior performance should not be taken as a guarantee of future success. All cases are unique and must be handled on an individual basis. Tactics, strategies, and defenses will vary. This is not a comprehensive career-long (since 1973) listing within this category of charges but is intended as a recent and representative sample only.
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