Gilbert G. Garcia will protect and guide you through your case. The criminal justice system is not designed for people to represent themselves. If you have been arrested, you need Gilbert G. Garcia on your side, to fight for you against over-zealous prosecutors and to obtain the best result possible. Mr. Garcia’s knowledge and understanding of the courts of Montgomery and Walker Counties comes from decades of successful defense of clients just like you.
Gilbert G. Garcia has over THREE decades of experience in the criminal courts of Montgomery and Walker Counties. Mr. Garcia has experience with a wide variety of criminal matters including: driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving under the influence (DUI), boating while intoxicated (BWI), public intoxication (PI), intoxication assault/manslaughter, open container, minor in possession (MIP), providing alcohol to a minor, disorderly conduct, driving while license suspended or invalid, fictitious/counterfeit inspection or tag, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of controlled substance, possession of dangerous drugs, manufacturing or delivery of controlled substance/dangerous drugs, murder, criminally negligent homicide, criminal trespass, online solicitation of a minor, possession of child pornography, enticing a child, prostitution, indecency with a child, sexual assault, assault, assault family violence, assault on a public servant, harassment, retaliation, unlawful restraint, theft, fraud, forgery, shoplifting, burglary, prohibited weapons, evading arrest, failure to ID, interference with emergency call, false report to a peace officer, resisting arrest, evading arrest/detention, tampering with evidence, duty of striking fixture, street racing, failure to stop and render aid, robbery, abuse of official capacity/information, breach of computer security, gambling, deadly conduct, organized crime, criminal mischief, terroristic threat, and many more, including probation violations such as a Motion to Revoke or a Motion to Adjudicate, all other juvenile crimes. Other matters related to criminal charges the Mr. Garcia can help with include: order to release interlock, occupational license, and ALR hearings.
The Texas DWI Statute falls under Title 10, Chap 49 of the Texas Penal Code: Intoxication & Alcoholic Beverage Offenses. DWI is a criminal offense that states a person may not drive a motor vehicle in a public place while “intoxicated.” The State of Texas defines intoxication under two scenarios: 1) alcohol concentration greater than .08 and 2) not having normal use of mental or physical faculties.
If a Law Enforcement Officer has probable cause to believe you were driving while intoxicated, he or she can apply to a local Magistrate to obtain a blood search warrant. Mr. Garcia can review the warrant, its affidavit, and the evidence and determine the strengths and weaknesses of the case against you to help you make the right decision.
In Texas, it is illegal to operate a boat with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 or higher (the same as that for a DWI). Texas Parks and Wildlife estimates that a third of all boating accidents “involve” alcohol. Most state laws define crimes of drunk boating as follows: operating a watercraft on a body of water while under the influence of alcohol.
Calling law enforcement during a domestic dispute will probably result in someone being arrested for the offense of Assault/Family Violence. The alleged victim can refuse to press charges, but that usually won’t stop an arrest. Consequences can include prohibition from: owning or possessing a firearm, obtaining a Texas hunting or fishing license, employment as a pilot, military service member, teacher, healthcare, city, county and/or state employee. There may also be disadvantages in divorce and child custody proceedings.
There are many drug-related crimes the State of Texas prosecutes. These charges can have consequential Civil repercussions as well, including Asset Forfeiture. The Texas Health and Safety Code outlines Controlled Substance law in Texas, dividing controlled substances into five penalty groups, which all carry varying punishment ranges for different amounts/quantities while also increasing penalties for sale or distribution. Most drug possession penalties are complicated and a possible range of punishment depends on the classification of the substance and the quantity of the substance charged.
While many states across the country are changing their policies and laws regarding Possession of Marijuana, Texas has NOT! It is still a crime in Texas to possess ANY amount of Marijuana for ANY reason. Marijuana is the most commonly possessed illegal substance in Texas. If convicted of a Possession of Marijuana charge, the Texas DPS can automatically suspend your license for 6 months. A Possession of Marijuana conviction could result in taking a mandatory drug class through the DPS IN-PERSON to be able to reinstate your driver’s license, in addition to a $2,000.00 fine and up to 6 months in jail.
A prohibited weapon offense may be classified as misdemeanor or felony. Classification depends upon the type of weapon involved, the type of crime committed, the extent of the alleged victim’s bodily injuries, and if the accused has prior weapon convictions. If you do find that you were wrongfully arrested, you should speak to an attorney before the prosecutor’s office files formal charges against you.
Before you allow your child to speak to any law enforcement officer, please make sure you speak to an attorney. Your child can invoke his or her right to remain silent. An experienced attorney can guide you through the system and help clean the criminal record as a juvenile. In Texas, a child is defined as a person who is between the ages of 10 and under 17. If a person that age is detained for alleged conduct that was committed before their 17th birthday, he or she may be required to appear in juvenile court.
In today’s economy, it is even more important than ever to have a Clean Criminal Record – it can be critical for certain jobs, certifications, State licenses/specializations, home rental or ownership, access to credit, acceptance to college and much more. Don’t let your PAST ruin your FUTURE. Contact our office to discuss your options for cleaning up your Criminal Record.
Citizens charged with Public Intoxication sometimes believe that by paying a fine, it will not show on his or her record. By paying a fine for class “C” misdemeanors, like Public Intoxication, you are PLEADING GUILTY and that charge could stay on your record for the rest of your life.
There are many types of property offenses with diverse consequences for punishment. Property offenses include Criminal Trespass, Theft, Burglary, Criminal Mischief, Burglary of a vehicle, Theft by Check and many more.
Arrests in Montgomery County for Online Solicitation of a Minor are usually the result of an intricate bait and switch law enforcement operation in which an undercover officer allegedly poses as a child. Law enforcement officers use sophisticated entrapment-type operations to gather evidence taking the cell phones and computers to make the case.
Gilbert G. Garcia has successfully represented clients who need a criminal defense attorney in Montgomery County and Walker County for over 30 years. Gilbert Garcia has the experience and certification that you need – he has been Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization for 28 years and has litigated thousands of cases.
Mr. Garcia offers free strategy sessions. When you meet with Mr. Garcia and his staff, you will quickly see that they are dedicated to each client. Mr. Garcia is conveniently located on the courthouse square in Conroe, Texas and has been at that location since 1983. This vast experience with the Montgomery and Walker County courts, Judges, prosecutors and probation helps Mr. Garcia get the best possible result for each client.
“It sounds cliché, but I head to work each day driven to aggressively seek fairness and justice for my clients,” says Mr. Garcia. “When people are charged with a crime, it can be a frightening experience. Most people feel out of control. My mission is to provide exceptional defense for every client. I hope to enhance the client’s ability to have a productive life by finding a solution that fits each client’s personal situation.”
Very professional didn't beat around the bush was honest and straight forward a excellent staff that was also professional you never felt out of the loop you always knew what the next step was and what to expect, you could always call and get a understanding. I would highly recommend him and his staff…I was afraid because it was such a small town, I was told he was the Best In Town They were right .....
Where do I begin with recommending Mr. Gilbert as your attorney...he represented my 17 year old son in a case where it was dismissed from the courts. He genuinely cared about our situation and my sons well being/future, and gave us excellent direction on how to handle the case. We followed his advice and every suggestion on what my son should do in the interim while waiting on our court date which was what I believe to be the reason why Mr. Gilbert was able to do his job and help my son. He is very educated about the Montgomery Court system and well networked within as well. I highly recommend him.
Mr. Garcia is invaluable in achieving the best outcome for your case. Not only is he knowledgeable and focused, he also has associates who provide the same level of service to assist him. His staff is professional, prompt, and "human" in dealing with you directly. They are all exceptional and a pleasure to work with. Furthermore, Ms. Fran was impressive and very helpful, justifying the money I was spending. Court waiting times were minimal...
Gilbert Garcia was the best experience I have ever had with any lawyer. He gave us a price and stuck to it. I found him to be honest and straight forward. I want to thank him and his team for helping me and my family through one of our toughest challenges. THANKS