A strategic military location, Galveston has a rich history with its share of economic and cultural ups-and-downs. Recently, Galveston has become an important center of the medical device industry and has invested in specialized higher education. In turn, this has strengthened the economy and generated an influx of new residents. But, in any city, with economic and demographic growth come an increasing number of legal issues. That’s why FindLaw has created legal resource pages and articles just for Galveston residents and visitors. The courthouse and legal aid resources, as well as articles on various types of cases can help get you started with your Galveston legal problem.
There are many things you'd rather do than go to court in Galveston -- like spend a informative day learning how a wellbore is drilled through a seabed at the Offshore Oil Drilling Rig and Museum, or admiring the gigantic white trumpet at Galveston Square. But if you do need to go to court, here's some information to guide you through the process in Galveston County.
Looking for legal help in the “Oleander City?” Hiring a lawyer can be very expensive. If you are a Galveston County resident seeking free or low-cost legal aid, we can help. Here's a list of providers in the areas who offer legal services to those who qualify.
If you or someone you know has been injured in Galveston? You are probably looking for legal information. Texas personal injury laws provide you several different protections and remedies. Here's a general guide through the process of a personal injury case in Galveston.
If you've been arrested in Galveston, a conviction could be devastating. No matter if you are apprehended for a misdemeanor or felony, most criminal cases in Texas follow a general process. Click here to learn more.