Civil Litigation Law

Civil litigation is the legal process of resolving complaints or disputes between two parties. It applies to a large segment of law that includes consumer law, which serves to protect consumers against wrongful business practices and business disputes. These cases are frequently brought by individuals dealing with unresolved disagreements with businesses and financial institutions where they are customers.

The attorneys at Garza & Elizondo, LLP represent everyday citizens in Brownsville and South Texas in their civil conflicts against businesses and companies. Whether the problem involves credit card disputes, contract disputes, fraud, or other consumer issues, the attorneys have the experience necessary to help clients resolve these issues.

Rather than attempting to fight these disputes on their own, individuals are advised to work with lawyers who will confront businesses about their shortcomings and seek to obtain fair settlements for their clients. As experienced civil litigators, the attorneys with Garza & Elizondo, LLP seek favorable resolutions for their clients in these cases, whether that involves legal mediation or taking a case to court.

Criminal Law

Being a criminal defense attorney in Brownsville, Texas poses some very unique challenges and hands-on experience in dealing with some very unique issues. Actual experience in these courts by an attorney is a necessity; Reynaldo G. Garza, III has been a criminal defense lawyer in Brownsville Texas for 15 years.

Brownsville sits on the border with Mexico and many of the people accused of committing crimes in Brownsville are of Mexican descent. In addition to being on the border, Brownsville is also in the same county as South Padre Island, a major spring break hot spot.

There have been many times when Trey has appeared in the Cameron County Court House for persons who do not speak English on the same day he is representing spring breakers who do not speak any Spanish.

As a criminal defense attorney, Trey has represented clients all over the State of Texas in both State and Federal Courts and has the experience required to successfully defend clients against criminal charges.

Family Law

Family law litigation involves many different areas: adoption, child custody, child support, divorce, and guardianship are just a few of them. A family law attorney in Brownsville Texas who handles such issues often face dealing with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures, often with citizenship in Mexico and residency in the United States.

Trey’s ability to speak with his clients in both Spanish and English offers numerous benefits to both client and lawyer – and helps eliminate problems caused by lack of proper communication.

Due to the sensitive nature of any issues dealing with children – especially custody, support, and residency ones across international borders – it is highly recommended to seek the assistance of an experienced lawyer practicing family law in Brownsville TX who knows the Rio Grande Valley and all of the unique problems faced by families seeking child custody across an international border. 

Federal Criminal Law

Handling cases at the Federal Court level brings different legal issues from Municipal or State Court settings. Cases dealt with at the federal level involve disputes or crimes that are under the jurisdiction of the federal courts as specifically stated in the Constitution; jurisdiction for federal court proceedings are much narrower than in state courts, which requires the work of a federal criminal defense attorney.

Trey has provided legal representation for individuals in federal criminal defense cases involving: drug possession, firearms offenses, public corruption, and smuggling aliens in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Houston, Laredo, and McAllen to name a few areas.

Reynaldo G. Garza III is a federal criminal defense lawyer and has been admitted for practice in the Southern U.S. District Court of Texas as well as the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. His work often involves overlapping issues in family and especially immigration law when working for his clients. Trey is well prepared to successfully defend his clients against federal criminal charges.

 Medical Law

As medical malpractice lawyers in Brownsville, Texas, the attorneys at Garza & Elizondo, LLP know how difficult it can be to prove negligence when medical injuries occur. Medical malpractice cases can be especially challenging due to the complexity of the medical industry and medical law. These cases require experienced attorneys who have a thorough knowledge of the medical industry and how medical injuries can happen.

The lawyers with Garza & Elizondo, LLP understand that medical injuries can permanently change lives and create unexpected financial hardships. They seek the help of experts in the field of medical law and review each case with medical specialists. They focus on building valid cases for their Brownsville Texas area clients to prove negligence and see each case to a successful conclusion.

In January of 2018, the attorneys at Garza & Elizondo, LLP in partnership with the law firm of Williams & Brown, LLP obtained a $10.3 million dollar jury verdict in a birth injury case for a client in Brownsville, Texas. They have reviewed hundreds of medical malpractice cases, advising and helping their injured clients receive just compensation for their injuries that can help them move on in their lives.

Personal Injury Law

The personal injury law attorneys with Garza & Elizondo, LLP know that the accidents that happen every day can leave people seriously injured through no fault of their own. Whether injuries are caused by motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, or any other harmful event, the possibility of negligence should always be questioned. Determining if someone else is at fault requires experienced handling by proficient accident lawyers.

Our attorneys represent clients injured in all kinds of accidents as well as families filing wrongful death lawsuits. We are primarily concerned with the well-being of our clients and their families. We will thoroughly investigate the accident, explore your legal rights, and pursue insurance companies and other responsible parties on your behalf.  We will fight to see that you are justly compensated.

Motor vehicle, workplace, and other accidents that injure people can be complicated events. The lawyers with Garza & Elizondo, LLP understand the complexity of these accidents and how they can affect your life if it happens to you. We are prepared to work diligently on your behalf, handle claims negotiations and, if necessary, take your case to court to obtain a fair settlement!