Texas Family, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, & Bankruptcy Attorneys
Bailey & Galyen18333 Egret Bay Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77058
(281) 335-7744 or(866) 715-1529
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Law Firm Overview FREE CONSULTATIONBailey & Galyen is a nationally recognized Texas law firm with a nationwide practice in the litigation of personal injury, wrongful death, family law, criminal law, social security disability, tax law and consumer bankruptcy on behalf of clients across the country.
At the law offices of Bailey & Galyen, we pride ourselves on being a 100% law firm. What that means for our clients is that we always give 100% effort in every aspect of providing only the highest quality legal representation. Our staff of dedicated professionals is committed to our mission of serving clients in the most courteous, expeditious and cost effective manner.
We strive to generate honorable feelings among ourselves, which in turn is reflected to our clients. And of the utmost importance, we endeavor to create and maintain a cheerful and productive work environment dedicated to 100% client satisfaction.
Ultimately, as a client, you can rest assured that, at the law offices of Bailey & Galyen, we marshal all of our law firm's resources to stand 100% behind you as your legal representatives.
Bailey Galyen has been featured as the "Eminent Law Firm of the Year" at GETLEGAL.
Areas of Law
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Animal Bites
- Antitrust & Trade Regulation
- Asbestos Mesothelioma
- Aviation Accidents
- Back & Neck Injury
- Bicycle Accident
- Birth Injury
- Boating Accident
- Brain Injury
- Burn Injuries
- Bus Accidents
- Business & Industry
- Business Formation
- Business Law
- Business Litigation
- Car Accident
- Catastrophic Injuries
- Child Abuse
- Child Pornography
- Child Support & Custody
- Child Visitation
- Civil Rights
- Class Actions
- Collaborative Law
- Commercial Law
- Commercial Litigation
- Computer Crime
- Constitutional Law
- Construction Accidents
- Construction Injuries
- Consumer Law
- Corporate Law
- Corporate Litigation
- Corporate Taxation
- Credit Card Fraud
- Criminal Defense
- Criminal Law
- Debtor & Creditor
- Defamation, Libel & Slander
- Defective Drugs
- Defective Products
- Domestic Violence
- Drug Crime
- Elder Law
- Employee Benefits
- Employees Rights
- Environmental & Natural Resources
- Environmental Law
- Estate & Trust
- Estate Planning
- Failure to Diagnose
- Family Law
- Financial Litigation
- FLSA Overtime Claim
- Food Poisoning
- General Practice
- Green Cards
- Health Care
- Health Care & Social
- Identity Theft
- Informed Consent
- Inheritance Law
- Joint Ventures
- Juvenile Crime
- Juvenile Law
- Landlord & Tenant Law
- Mass Tort
- Medical Law
- Medical Malpractice
- Medication Errors
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Money Laundering
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Motor Vehicles
- Motorcycle Accident
- Natural Resources
- Naturalization & Citizenship
- Nursing Home Abuse
- Oil & Gas
- Pedestrian Accident
- Personal Injury
- Personal Property
- Pharmaceutical Law
- Pharmaceutical Litigation
- Pre-nuptial Agreement
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Product Liability Litigation
- Property Law
- Railroad Accidents
- Real Estate
- Rollover Accident
- Sex Crimes
- Sexual Abuse
- Sexual Harassment
- Shareholders Rights
- Slip & Fall
- Social Security
- Social Security Disability
- Social Services Law
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Surgical Errors
- Tax Planning
- Toxic Mold
- Toxic Torts
- Traffic Ticket
- Truck Accident
- White Collar Crime
- Wire Fraud
- Work Permit
- Workers Compensation
- Workplace Injuries
- Wrongful Death
- Wrongful Termination
Additional Areas of Law: Post-Judgment Modification; Chapters 7, 11 and 13 Bankruptcy; Credit Card Debts; Credit Harassment; Wage Garnishments; Repossessions; Liquidation; Individual Reorganizations; IRS Collections; Repayment Plans; IRS and Tax Disputes; Kidnapping; Jail Release; Administrative License Revocation; Driving While License Suspended/Invalid; Property Crimes; Relative Petitions and Applications; Permanent Resident Investor; Asylum; Re-entry Permit; Denial Appeal-Marriage; Federal Court Mandamus; Presumption of Fraud; Change of Non-Immigrant Status; Motion to Reconsider; Removal to Appeal BIA; Federal Court Proceedings; Exclusion Proceedings; Registry; Consular Processing; Social Security Disability Insurance, (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI); Denied Social Security Disability Benefits; Commercial Real Estate Transactions & Litigation; Durable Powers of Attorney; Declarations; Securities Fraud.
Areas of Law Description
We offer the best possible legal representation to the following areas of practice:
- Personal Injury
Devastating effects occur from catastrophic personal injuries. We help find ways to pay medical bills and replace lost wages during recovery. Please contact Bailey & Galyen immediately after a negligent injury for a free consultation and review of your legal rights. It is very important to report an injury and make a claim as soon as an injury occurs. Our Texas personal injury trial attorneys can accurately assess injuries, plan for long-term care and collect the appropriate damages from all liable parties, including your insurance company.
We handle all types of personal injury cases including:
Nursing Home Injuries and Neglect
- Family and Divorce
Our firm handles a full range of family law matters, including:
* Divorce and Legal Separation
At Bailey & Galyen, most of our Texas divorce attorneys are board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization; consequently, we are prepared to provide you with quality legal representation in a compassionate and caring environment, where privacy and confidentiality are paramount.
* Child Support
Most divorcing couples agree that the best interests of their children are paramount. The Texas child support lawyers at Bailey & Galyen will work hard to secure the continuing financial support necessary for the well-being of children in divorce situations. Contact the firm for further assistance. Our telephones are answered 24 hours a day.
* Child Custody
In times past, most courts granted child custody almost exclusively to the mother. Currently, courts in most cases tend to favor joint custody arrangements for the children. If you believe that this is not in the best interest of your children, contact the firm immediately to discuss the matter with one of our Texas child custody lawyers. The sooner we are involved in the process, the greater your chances are for success in obtaining child custody.
Non-custodial parents are almost always awarded visitation rights by the family court. Implementing child visitation can create significant conflict between former spouses. If you are having difficulties implementing child visitation, contact the Texas child visitation attorneys at Bailey & Galyen for an initial consultation.
* Alimony (Spousal Maintenance)
Permanent alimony, (spousal support or spousal maintenance), is generally not granted in divorce proceedings any more. The courts only award spousal support on a temporary basis, and sometimes award support to the husband, (where the wife was the primary wage earner and the husband supported her in her career efforts). Contact the Texas alimony attorneys at Bailey & Galyen for answers to your Texas spousal maintenance questions.
Texas now requires mediation as part of the divorce process. The Texas divorce and mediation lawyers at Bailey & Galyen can provide you with mediation services as part of your divorce process. Contact the firm for a free initial consultation. And remember, our telephones are answered 24 hours a day for your convenience.
* Collaborative Divorce
At Bailey & Galyen, we believe that the family unit is the primary building block of our society. We understand the importance of family, and as part of our continuing commitment to the community as a whole, we are committed to helping maintain the integrity of family during times of transition.
At Bailey & Galyen, we represent individuals and commercial clients in bankruptcy proceedings throughout Texas, Missouri and Florida. We assist debtors who are seeking to completely discharge their debts or to restructure their debt through reorganization and repayment plans. We also assist creditors in bankruptcy proceedings who are seeking to have a debtors remaining assets distributed among creditors.
We handle personal and business bankruptcies, including Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 proceedings. We help clients address such issues as:
Credit Card Debts
Business and Consumer Bankruptcy
- Criminal Law
At the law firm of Bailey & Galyen, we have the experience and knowledge needed to provide aggressive defense against a wide variety of crimes, including state and federal charges. As Board Certified Criminal Trial Law Specialists*, John Robinson and Martin Miller are highly regarded criminal lawyers who have successfully defended thousands of clients against a multitude of crimes including traffic violations and DWI offenses, juvenile crimes, drug possession and trafficking, assault charges,, fraud, embezzlement, money laundering, murder and other felonies.
Do you or your loved ones face an immigration problem? If so, the immigration attorneys at Bailey & Galyen can help you. If you face deportation removal, you wish to apply for a visa or green card, or you need help with another immigration concern, we have the experience to help you solve your immigration problems.
- IRS and Tax Disputes
Do you owe back taxes? Has your IRS debt gone to IRS collections? If you answered yes to either one of these questions, don't panic. Help is available at the Texas, IRS collection law firm of Bailey & Galyen. We frequently represent taxpayers in a large range of tax disputes in a variety of courts, including:
The United States Tax Court
United States District Courts
United States Bankruptcy Courts
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
- Social Security Disability Benefits
If you are suffering from a physical or mental limitation that has prevented you from working, or is expected to prevent you from working for 12 months or longer, you may be eligible for benefits from the Social Security Administration. The process for obtaining SSDI or SSI benefits can be complex and confusing. This page provides some basic information about Social Security disability income benefits. To discuss your concerns with an experienced lawyer contact Bailey & Galyen.
- Wills, Living Wills, Probate & Trusts
It has been said that nothing is certain but death and taxes; nevertheless, many people defer their estate planning almost indefinitely. At the Texas probate law firm of Bailey & Galyen, we understand that wills, probate, and trusts are an essential part of life planning. Our law firm provides comprehensive estate planning and estate administration, including:
A Will is a written, legal document that provides details and instructions for the disposition of a decedent's (dead person's) property. This can be used to explain how property is to be allocated and who would be responsible for carrying out your wishes.
A Trust is a type of legal entity which is used to hold legal title to property (usually the decedent's) for the benefit of one or more persons. This is commonly used in conjunction with a will, so that real or personal property is properly distributed after your passing.
* Living Wills
Also called a Directive to Physicians, this document will direct your medical care in the event you become incapacitated or are unable to communicate your wishes to your health care providers.
* Durable Powers of Attorney (medical and financial)
This document designates specific people to handle certain tasks on your behalf if you are unable to do so. This can be applied to health care, to designate specific people to administer care or to serve as implied consent; or to property, so that designated people can handle your affairs on your behalf.
* Probate / Estate Administration
The primary goal of the probate process is to promote the orderly distribution of an estate. At Bailey & Galyen, we prepare all documents necessary to bring about the orderly distribution of the estate. Our knowledgeable and compassionate lawyers and staff can help you during this important time. Call today for a free initial consultation.
- Securities Fraud
Recently, several national full-service brokerage houses have paid large fines for negligence in the handling of investors' savings. Billions of dollars have been lost because of the failure of these brokers to use a reasonable standard of care with investor money.
Many investors are embarrassed to speak-up about their losses. Some feel there is nothing they can do. But there is something they can do, and many have. They have recovered some or all of their losses when those losses were the result of broker mistakes.
Some common examples of these mistakes include:
Unsuitable recommendations or investments
Unjustified risk for an investor's objectives
Misrepresentation or omission of risks
Churning (excessive trading to boost commissions)
Failing to follow instructions
Conflicts of interest
We have the experienced staff and resources to address all legal issues pertaining to employment matters. Our employment practice has provided counsel to individuals and businesses in areas ranging from the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Federal Civil Rights Act and the Family Medical Leave Act, as well as a variety of training, contract and employment policy issues.
Our employment practice includes:
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Issues
Employee Manual and Personnel Policy Development
Contract and Tort Matters
Discrimination Matters: Gender, Age, Disability, National Origin, Race, Religion
Title VII Claims (Sexual Harassment and Hostile Work Environment Issues)
Wage and Hour Disputes
Wrongful Termination Matters
- Business & Corporate
We provide a wide variety of services to business clients including assisting in selecting the type of organizational entity under which to operate, negotiating and preparing business agreements, assisting in the sale and purchase of a business, for business operations, and assisting in dissolution or business succession.
We handle matters and disputes in both state and federal courts, including:
Incorporation and Start Ups
Acquisitions, Mergers and Sales
Shareholder / Partner Disputes
Employer / Employee Relations
Leases and Contracts
General or Limited Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies
Commercial and Contract Litigation
- Business / Commercial Litigation
The world of commerce runs on agreements and contracts that outline the rights and obligations of all parties. When there is a breach of contract or a dispute as to what a contract might mean, businesses in Texas often turn to the experience and capabilities of the business and commercial litigation attorneys at the Bailey & Galyen law firm. The law firm's business and commercial litigation practice represents and advises businesses on legal matters including issues analysis, risks, and litigation exposure.
- Oil & Gas
Bailey & Galyen is associated with and has an experienced team of oil business and legal professionals with over 25 years experience. Bailey & Galyens Oil and Gas Divisions primary goal is to acquire or place oil and gas mineral leases with companies that will drill, produce oil and gas in a safe, profitable and environmentally friendly manner. Bailey & Galyen wants to lease or assist you in leasing your mineral rights.
- Real Estate Law
The law firm of Bailey & Galyen, based in Dallas, represents owners, investors, landlords, developers, brokers and agents in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Houston, Brownsville, Harlingen, McAllen and across Texas. Our business and corporate real estate lawyers offer the benefit of extensive experience in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions and litigation matters.
- Foreclosure Defense
At Bailey & Galyen, Attorneys at Law, our lawyers have taken an aggressive stand to defend Texas home and property owners from bank foreclosure. Contact our offices to discuss your foreclosure defense with an experienced real estate law attorney.
- Landlord and Tenant Issues
The real estate lawyers at Bailey & Galyen assist tenants and landlords in all aspects of commercial and residential leases, including:
Contract drafting and interpretation
Negotiation of lease terms
Property use disputes
Lease termination disputes
Wrongful evictions/unlawful detainers
Early rent or past-due rent collection
Foreclosure evictions and defense
- Loan Modifications
If mortgage payments have become unmanageable and foreclosure seems likely, there is help available to save your home. Though some may choose to pursue bankruptcy, a workable alternative to foreclosure or bankruptcy is loan modifications.
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