Mike Monks, Houston Criminal Defense Attorney

Getting charged with a crime in one of the most painful ordeals that you will experience. As an accused individual, you and your right must be defended in court by an aggressive criminal defense attorney.

Mike Monks, a partner at the Monks Law Firm in Houston, is a leading criminal defense attorney in the area. Mike has 38 years of experience defending clients that have been accused of felony and misdemeanor assault, drug possession, DWI, and other criminal charges. He works diligently to ensure that his clients get a fair trial in the court of law.

Having effective representation in criminal court is key in securing the best possible outcome for your case. If you or your loved one facing charges or has been charged, you need to contact Mike Monks today. Click here to request a consultation. Representation does not end when the judgment is signed. We can assist after judgment to expunge, non-disclose, terminate probation, or restore confiscated property.

Criminal Defense Areas

Mike Monks specializes in many criminal defense areas:

Drug Possession

Texas Controlled Substance Act makes it illegal to have certain drugs in your possession. These drugs are on a schedule called Penalty Groups, which range from I (the most serious) to IV 9ease serious), Marijuana and LSD are not placed into any Penalty Group.
Regardless, penalties can be severe; so severe may be facing significant prison term, suspension of your driver license, confiscation of your property and more.



DWI is taken very, very seriously by local law enforcement. Anyone that faces drunk driving charges faces serious consequences in the event of a conviction. Moreover, drunk driving case in Texas have a process that moves quickly by design. Your driver license may be jeopardized if you fail to act within 15 days of arrest. A conviction may be used against you for the rest of your life.



Felony Assault

Unlike most other states, Texas treats assault and battery as the same crime. In fact, Texas law only refers to “assault and battery” as “assault”. However, assault charges have a great degree of variance in scope.


Misdemeanor Assault

Misdemeanor assault occurs when an individual commits an act of statutory assault against another. However, state law specifically notes when an act of statutory assault warrants a misdemeanor charge.


Don’t see the particular criminal charge that you or your loved one is facing listed above? That’s okay. Mike Monks may still be able to help you and represent you as your criminal defense attorney. Click here for a consultation.

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