THOMAS A. MARTIN
The Law Offices of Thomas A. Martin represents clients throughout Southeast Texas, including the cities of Houston, Galveston, Memorial, River Oaks, West University,
Clear Lake, League City, Sugar Land, Pearland, Beaumont, Hempstead, Katy, Conroe, and all the communities in Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend,
Galveston, Grimes, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, Waller and Wharton Counties.
The Law Offices of Thomas A. Martin represents individuals
facing serious felony charges in both state and federal trial
and appellate courts. We represent people facing felony
charges from drugs to murder, and have developed an
emphasis on sex crimes (both adult and child offenses).
In our commercial litigation practice, we represent small
business owners facing "bet the business" litigation
prospects if the opposing side wins.
With our family law practice, we cherish the opportunity to
represent parents, especially fathers, who need a divorce
and want to keep or get custody of their kids.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT OF MY LAWYER AND WHAT WILL HE OR SHE EXPECT OF ME?
Here are a few tips about what to expect from your lawyer: Your lawyer should:
-Give you frank, honest advice;
-Tell you the strong and weak points of your case;
-Keep you informed and follow your instructions, within the bounds of the law;
-Protect and defend you (his or her principal duty!).
-He or she should not make any agreements or take on any obligation which might
jeopardize your rights or interests;
-While representing you, not represent any other client whose interests conflict with
-Provide you, if you ask, with copies of all letters and documents involved in your case;
-Provide an itemized bill of all work done for you and all expenses incurred on your
-Provide you with a written agreement.
Your lawyer will expect you:
-To be completely honest, even if it is embarrassing to tell the truth about your
problem. Remember, what you tell a lawyer in private will be kept confidential. Even
confessions to past crimes or criminal activity are going to be treated as confidential by
your lawyer. The only exceptions to this rule of strict confidentiality are plans for future
crimes and continuing criminal activity involving imminent bodily harm or injury.
-To attend all court dates and appointments;
-To let him or her know how to keep in touch with you. If you have a change of address
or phone number or place of employment, let your lawyer know.