Criminal Defense
Are you a suspect in a criminal investigation? Have you been charged with a crime?
The criminal justice system can be frightening and intimidating, with a language all its own and rules that seem to favor prosecutors. You don’t want to try to handle matters on your own—you may inadvertently say things that will later be used against you in court. You need knowledgeable and skilled criminal defense attorneys to protect your rights.

At the law offices of Bailey & Galyen, we have zealously protected the rights of criminal defendants in Fort Worth, Arlington, Dallas and across Texas for more than 35 years. We understand the serious implications of any criminal charge and will use our considerable knowledge, skill, experience and resources to protect your rights. We have a strong commitment to open and regular communication—we’ll keep you involved and informed throughout the legal process so that you know where you stand and what your options are. We’ll take the time to learn the details of your case, as well as your goals, so that we can customize our counsel to get the outcome you want.

Our Top Dallas Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorneys

We aggressively fight to protect the constitutional rights of men and women who have been charged with any type of crime. Our criminal defense attorneys will fully investigate the facts and circumstances of your case, ensuring that law enforcement officers legally obtained evidence against you and had probable cause for any search, seizure or arrest. We’ll also verify that you were properly advised of your rights when taken into custody. Our criminal defense attorneys defend individuals charged with most types of felonies and misdemeanors, from juvenile crimes to federal offenses. We also handle:

  • Over 1,000 Cases DISMISSED for clients.
  • Over 100 NO BILLS for clients.
  • Over 100 NOT GUILTY Verdicts for clients.
  • DUI and DWI
  • Assault and Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Crimes
  • Internet and Computer Crimes
  • Traffic Violations
  • Sex Offenses
  • Weapons Charges
  • White Collar Crimes
We can also help you take the necessary steps to expunge or seal a criminal record so that it cannot be seen by prospective employers and others.

Over 1,000 Cases Dismissed


At Bailey & Galyen, our Board Certified Criminal Defense attorneys have had over 1,000 cases Dismissed.

Over 100 NO BILLS


At Bailey & Galyen, our Board Certified Criminal Defense attorneys have had over 100 NO BILLS for our clients.

Over 100 NOT GUILTY Verdicts


At Bailey & Galyen, our Board Certified Criminal Defense attorneys have had over 100 NOT GUILTY VERDICTS for our clients.



Driving while intoxicated (DWI) in a public place (such as a highway, street, or parking lot) is an offense that has serious risks and consequences. Contact Bailey & Galyen’s Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Assault and Battery


Bailey & Galyen are Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys defending individuals charged with Assault & Battery in Dallas, Carrollton, Fort Worth, Houston, and other cities throughout Texas.

Domestic Violence


In Texas, domestic violence is referred to as ‘family violence,’ but it is a broad term that encompasses many kinds of abuse and mistreatment. Let our Bailey & Galyen Criminal Defense attorneys help.

Drug Crimes


Drug charges vary in range from possession of small amounts of drugs to manufacturing and distributing drugs. Controlled substances are categorized under a federal law drug schedule.

Internet/Computer Crimes


The term Computer crime, also referred to as cybercrime, e-crime or hi-tech crime, represents unlawful activities involving computers as a target, venue or tool.

Traffic Violations


Traffic violation laws have been introduced as a preventive measure, to keep the roads safe for the general public, while keeping dangerous driving under control and reforming bad drivers.

Sex Offenses


Sex crimes, also termed sexual offenses, are acts of a sexual nature that are against the law. Sexual assault, abuse, rape, prostitution, indecent exposure, pornography and sodomy are some of the offenses included in this category.

Weapons Charges


In the state of Texas, unless one has a permit, it is illegal to carry or possess a variety of weapons. Contact Bailey & Galyen’s Criminal Defense attorneys today.

White Collar Crimes


White collar crimes refer to crimes that take place in a corporate setting, for purposes of financial gain. They are typically of a non-violent nature and are difficult to prove and prosecute, given the highly evolved environment in which they take place.


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