A strong Criminal Defense Starts with a Decision to Be Proactive

Oscar A. Vela Jr.,P.C. has been practicing criminal law in Laredo, Texas for over 19 years. The Vela Firm provides a uniquely dedicated approach by fully investing their team of legal professionals in each case.

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If you have been arrested or accused of a crime you may need a criminal defense lawyer, call us as soon as possible so that we may determine your situation and assess your case needs. The earlier we can start building a defense the better we will be positioned for preliminary hearings.

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If you are facing a criminal charge that may compromise you future or current situation it is important to take action. Investing in yourself is imperative, you do not want to regret not consulting with expert after a judge has made a decision on your criminal case.

Criminal Charges

The Vela Firm is equipped to handle all criminal charges. We have listed criminal charges in which we are confident in defending.

Knowledge is power and I know the law, it is something I practice everyday.

- Oscar A. Vela Jr.,P.C.


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Criminal Charges

  • Aiding & Abetting / Accessory
  • Assault / Battery
  • Drug Possession
  • Burglary
  • Theft / Larceny
  • Arson
  • Aggravated Assault / Battery
  • Attempt
  • Bribery
  • Child Abandonment
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Pornography
  • Computer Crime
  • Conspiracy
  • Credit / Debit Card Fraud
  • Criminal Contempt of Court
  • Cyber Bullying
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Disturbing the Peace
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Manufacturing and Cultivation
  • Drug Trafficking / Distribution
  • DUI / DWI
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Harassment
  • Hate Crimes
  • Homicide
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Identity Theft
  • Insurance Fraud


Criminal Charges

  • Kidnapping
  • Manslaughter: Involuntary
  • Manslaughter: Voluntary
  • Medical Marijuana
  • MIP: A Minor in Possession
  • Money Laundering
  • Murder: First-degree
  • Murder: Second-degree
  • Open Container Law
  • Perjury
  • Probation Violation
  • Prostitution
  • Public Intoxication
  • Pyramid Schemes
  • Racketeering / RICO
  • Rape
  • Robbery
  • Securities Fraud
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Solicitation
  • Stalking
  • Statutory Rape
  • Tax Evasion / Fraud
  • Telemarketing Fraud
  • Vandalism
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Wire Fraud