Houston RICO Lawyers

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Wise Laws has Houston defense attorneys on staff possessing a superior understanding of the complicated laws and issues applying to Houston Racketeer Influenced and Houston Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) litigation. We defend persons facing Houston racketeering charges in Houston.

Several of our Houston attorneys have worked previously as Houston prosecutors in various cities across Houston and have strategic insights of RICO trials, including the process of investigations, and how to defend those charged with racketeering.

Our background includes knowledge of and experience with:

  • Houston Racketeering
  • Houston Bribery and bribery-related cases, including sports bribery
  • Acts or threats involving Houston Murder, murder for hire or Kidnapping
  • Houston Gambling and transmission of gambling information
  • Houston Extortion
  • Houston Trafficking of Drugs or other controlled substances
  • Counterfeiting and money laundering in Houston
  • Restriction on payments and loans to labor organizations
  • Houston Wire Fraud, Mail Fraud and financial institution fraud
  • Unlawful reproduction of papers or procurement of citizenship or naturalization
  • False statements relating to the application, use, misuse or forgery of a passport, visas, permits or other documents
  • Obstruction of justice in Houston
  • Peonage, slavery or trafficking in persons in Houston

    Houston RICO Penalties

    The maximum penalties for a person charged as a Houston racketeer are stiff and may include up to 20 years time in Houston prison and enormous fines. In addition to this, forfeiture of the business, personal holdings and any monies accumulated from the criminal activity are usually to be expected in settlement. These cases do not end in criminal court, since they are often re-tried in civil courts where plaintiffs are permitted to bring actions resulting in triple damage awards.

    Government investigators are highly trained at uncovering racketeering schemes and will manipulate juries to believe that greed is the only factor - thus negating any sympathetic feeling from the jury. Once a Houston racketeering scheme is uncovered, inexperienced trial defense attorneys often miss critical sections in the law that might be applicable in specific situations. Wise Laws has a team of Houston attorneys experienced on all aspects of the Houston laws applicable to racketeering.

    Defense Strategies

    Wise Laws has a successful history of winning in RICO Houston defense cases and represents people facing Houston racketeering and other serious charges. The Houston attorneys at Wise Laws know the applicable laws and legislation, understand issues relating to judges, Houston prosecutors, Houston district attorneys and the technology used against in the defense of racketeering or Houston organized crime related charges.


    We have experience with the following types of RICO Houston litigation:

  • Legitimate business claims in Houston
  • Police misconduct in Houston
  • False accusations
  • RICO enforcement actions
  • Victim reliance conflicts
  • Dismissal actions

    Houston Racketeering charges in Houston are charges requiring an experienced team who understand the Houston laws and fight aggressively to win. Call the Houston RICO defense lawyers at Wise Laws today.

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