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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Wayne Goralski

 An experienced criminal lawyer fighting for your rights


Have you been arrested for theft? If you have been charged with Theft in Texas, you need an experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side.

Have you been arrested? If you want justice, then you will have to fight for it and present your case in the best possible light. The other side wants to win, if you have been charged with a crime in Texas, you need an experienced criminal defense theft lawyer on your side.  Attorney Wayne Goralski  will fight to defend the rights of his clients. Lawyer Wayne “Roger” Goralski has achieved multiple pre-trial dismissals in criminal cases. He has built his reputation on getting results. As a theft defense lawyer Wayne Goralski understands how to deconstruct a criminal case, and build your defense case, so that you can assert the best criminal defense.    He is intimately familiar with all facets of the Texas criminal justice system, and has the criminal defense knowledge and skill to make sure you understand your legal options and to guide you through the criminal legal process.


Attorney Wayne Roger Goralski is a Houston-based attorney, working as a criminal defense lawyer and handling civil litigation cases, has more than 27 years of experience as a former criminal justice professional with the Houston Police Department. Wayne has been trained and has handled Burglary and Theft Investigations as an police investigator for Houston Police Department. Wayne Goralski, served as the Administrative Lieutenant for the Burglary and Theft Division, the HPD’s largest investigative division, with  administrative and operational responsibilities for the division, including the review through the intake section of all arrests with holds for property crimes such as burglary, felony theft, misdemeanor theft, burglary of a motor vehicle, criminal mischief, financial crimes, forgery, insufficient funds, credit card fraud, and identity theft.  Wayne is now honorably retired and practicing law as the owner of his own law office. Wayne Goralski spent 10 years working the streets of Houston as a Supervisor and a Police Officer, and 17 additional years as a Squad and Division Commander. Wayne Goralski worked for several years as the Supervising Staff Attorney, in the Chief’s Command for the Chief of Police.  Wayne Goralski has been a licensed Texas attorney for 21 years, since 1997.

Based in Houston Criminal Attorney Wayne Goralski has handled cases for clients in numerous Texas Courts including the Harris County Civil, District and County Criminal, Family, and Juvenile Courts. Wayne Goralski has represented clients, all over Southeast Texas. Houston Attorney Wayne Goralski has handled cases for clients in numerous Texas Courts including Harris County, Montgomery County, Fort Bend County, Brazoria County, Fayette County, Galveston, Waller County,and the United States Court of the Southern District of Texas. Defense Attorney Wayne Goralski has sucessfully concluded cases in a variety of courts including, District and County Criminal, Civil, Family, and Juvenile Courts. Houston Lawyer has also handleded cases in municipal courts including various related city courts, Houston, Pasadena, Baytown, Bellaire, Huntsville, League City, Missouri City, Pearland, Seabrook, Stafford, Sugarland, Tomball, and in the Woodlands. If you need an experienced based in Houston criminal lawyer, call Wayne now.

The list of crimes and variations that form the category known as Theft in Texas are found in Chapter 31. of the Texas Penal Code.  Based on the context, the situation, the characteristics of the act and property in question, the extent of the theft, the exact title of the criminal offense and penalties will vary. It is important to hire an experienced Texas or Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer who will examine and find each and every disputable element to the benefit of the defendant.

What is a theft charge? Basic Theft consists of the following elements:

Sec. 31.03. THEFT. (a) A person commits an offense if he unlawfully
appropriates property with intent to deprive the owner of property.
(b) Appropriation of property is unlawful if:
(1) it is without the owner’s effective consent;
(2) the property is stolen and the actor appropriates the property knowing it
was stolen by another; or
(3) property in the custody of any law enforcement agency was explicitly
represented by any law enforcement agent to the actor as being stolen and the
actor appropriates the property believing it was stolen by another.


Don’t delay. Contact the Law Office of Wayne Goralski today.    Have you been falsely accused of theft? When you have been charged with a crime, choose a based in Houston criminal theft defense attorney with the experience and dedication to make a difference. Call 832-834-4656 or contact the office online to schedule your initial consultation regarding your criminal case. With offices conveniently located in Houston, Texas, Mr. Goralski is a Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer who stands ready to represent you in your criminal matter.


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