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Practice Areas

Criminal Lawyers Firm With Over 50+ Years of Experience Between Our Partners

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Car Wrecks

Dallas Car Wreck Lawyer

A car accident lawyer represent injured people in car accidents.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 20,376 fatal car accidents nationally in 2008.  Many more car accidents resulted in serious and non-serious injuries.

Why Choose Corbett & Corbett LLP

We have handled many car accident cases for our clients.  We work tirelessly to get our clients the maximum possible compensation for their damages.  We do not take “no” from insurance companies.  Our lawyers are ready to take cases to trial if insurance companies refuse to adequately compensate our clients.

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18 Wheeler Accidents

Dallas 18-Wheeler Accident Lawyer

Dallas 18-wheeler accident attorney Augustus has represented people injured by a negligent driver of an 18-wheeler tractor trailer.  He works to get his clients the most compensation possible for their damages. 

Why Are 18-Wheeler Accidents So Deadly

It is a matter of simple physics—the more a vehicle weighs and the faster it is accelerating, the greater the force it produces (force = mass x acceleration) and the damages it causes. An average 18-wheeler weighs approximately 35,000 lbs. Fully loaded it can legally haul loads up to 80,000 lbs., i.e., 40 tons.  Also, the overall average length of a large 18-wheeler is 70-80 ft. and the time to stop an 18-wheeler is 40% greater than that of a car.

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Wrongful Death

What is a wrongful death lawyer?

A wrongful death lawyer represents the family of a person who was killed because of the negligence of another person.  The wrongful death lawyer seeks to recover monetary damages for the family.

What is wrongful death?

Accidental death is inevitable. In fact, the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention Reports that in 2013 there were 130,557 unintentional injury deaths. These deaths are wrongful death if they occurred because of the wrongful act, neglect, negligence, carelessness, and unskillfulness of another person. Wrongful deaths can arise from car accidents, 18-wheeler accidents, work-related accidents, defective products, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, and many more scenarios.

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Personal Injury

Dallas Personal Injury Lawyer

This area of the law determines whether and how much compensation injured parties should receive for the negligent behavior of others. Personal injury law is practiced in civil courts and may involve vehicles, medical providers, employers, retail stores, homeowners, etc. Lawyers who practice personal injury law are known as personal injury lawyers.

Personal Injury Attorney

A personal injury attorney represents people injured in various ways including in vehicles, on the job, at stores and many other ways. When an accident occurs, people lives are changed forever. Victims are left with large medical bills, painful injuries, loss wages and so on.

05

Criminal Defense

Don't speak law enforcement without an attorney

The government must follow certain procedures and rules when it accuses a citizen of a crime.  If the government, through its law enforcement agents, has begun a criminal investigation against you, it is time to retain an aggressive lawyer to defend your inalienable, constitutional rights. As Americans , our constitution endows us with certain inalienable rights.  You need a knowledgeable attorney on your side to protect those rights and your freedom.

We make the government follow the rules

Criminal defense attorneys sometimes get a bad rep for defending ‘bad’ guys.  That’s a false perception.  What we do is make sure the government follow the rules.  We make sure your rights are protected.  We make them follow the Constitution. For example, did its agents inform you of your right to remain silent?   

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Juvenile Defense

Representing Juveniles

If the government has accused your child of a crime, he or she deserves an aggressive and knowledge attorney on their side.  In Texas, a juvenile is defined as a person who is at least 10 years old but not yet seventeen years old at the time he or she is accused of committing a crime or delinquent conduct.  Juveniles can be charged with offenses of skipping school all the way up to serious felonies requiring life in prison.

Texas Juvenile System

The Texas juvenile justice system requires the attorney to have a specialized knowledge of both adult criminal law and family law.  An attorney who solely practices adult criminal law cannot apply the same principles that he or she uses to defend their adult clients.  Instead, the attorney must be empathetic, extremely knowledgeable in civil and criminal law, and have a passion for helping children and their families.

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Family Law

Divorce

It would be lovely if married couples could work through their issues and keep their marriages intact. Society would benefit sharply from strong marriages. However, divorces occur. Couples call it quit every day, confronting a multitude of legal issues when they do. Because emotions typically run high when couples throw in the towel the divorce process can get messy. Before the messiness starts, retain our attorneys to protect your rights.

Custody/Conservatorship

We help our clients achieve their conservatorship goals. Here’s some information about the conservatorship process. Texas courts divide child custody issues into two categories: conservatorship (custody)  and possession and access (visitation). Child custody is known as conservatorship, which describes the legal rights and responsibilities of a parent, such as who decides for the child issues regarding schooling, medical decisions, and psychiatric decisions, among many other things.  A child’s custodian or parent  is known as a “conservator,” and a Texas family law court will decide conservatorship, unless there is a written agreement.

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Civil Rights

Why hire a Civil Rights lawyer?

Our Constitution protects people from discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion or other characteristics. However, far too often, individuals civil rights are violated under the law. When these violations occur taking swift and aggressive legal action is crucial. A skilled attorney can help victims of civil right violations get justice and the compensation they deserve.

Police Brutality

Police brutality and vigilante justice are other specific examples of America’s lingering and rampart struggle with racism. George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arberry, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner, Philando Castile, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, Jordan Edwards, Freddy Gray, Botham Jean, and many more are racial discrimination.  We seek justice for any person of color who suffers harm at the hands of vigilantes and police officers who act outside their authority under our Constitution.

 

Reviews From Our Clients

Mr. Corbett made me feel like I was part of his family. He made a way out of my case when I thought there was no way. He is the best attorney I've ever had and I really mean this
S.B.
I cannot write this review without shedding tears. My son was facing a 3rd degree felony. I began to pray. Augustus and Chloe have been so assertive in getting justice for my son.
J.K.
The Corbett's provided great service and were very patient with any questions or concerns I had regarding my case. They were both consistent and attentive throughout the process.
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