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Keep Your Mouth Shut!

If you are potentially under investigation or have been arrested, then the only thing you should say is, “I want my lawyer.” If you speak to the authorities, it can quickly close the gap between you and prison.

If you have been accused, then CONTACT US right now! Do not convict yourself with loose lips. You ain’t talking your way out of this one. Our experienced criminal defense lawyers will protect your freedom and help you avoid a lifelong criminal record.

When Putting Your Life In The Hands Of A Criminal Defense Team, What Three Things Must You Have?


Experience is everything. Since 1974, we have successfully defended the rights of those accused of crimes in Texas, Federal Court and other States. Comprehensive criminal defense team featuring former FBI Special Agent Private Investigators.


The most accurate way of predicting attorneys’ performance in the future is to examine the results they have achieved in the past. CLICK HERE for a sample of the amazing results we have obtained for our former clients in cases very similar to yours.


Knowing that the Pelley Criminal Defense Team has so many other satisfied clients is incredibly comforting and reassuring.

“I was faced with [many] first degree felonies, which meant 5-99 years behind bars. It was terrifying. You are not only a great attorney, but a very honest man with integrity…you saved my life.” — K.T. (36 State and Federal Mortgage Fraud Investigations – all of which were dismissed).

“Legal Issue? I don’t have one, very much due to … Mr. Quinton Pelley. It has been five years, a month and a few days since an event took place in my life that no one to this day has understood, myself included. The family that the Lord has given me does not often speak of you, Quinton, but when we do, we speak of you fondly. Much has changed since we first met, all for the better…” — P.R. (Assault on a Police Officer. State’s Offer: 8 Years TDC [Insanity Defense] – Felony Case Dismissed).

“You are good lawyers. You did exactly what you said you were going to do. You always told me the truth, and never made my situation seem better or worse than it was. You are my friends.” B.R. (Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child – Grand Jury “No-Bill,” Charges Dismissed, and we got B.R. his son back.)

There Is Light At The End Of The Tunnel. We Are Ready To Lead You To Safety.

DO NOT GIVE UP. To arrest you, the police only need ” probable cause.” That is very simple for them. However, the District Attorney must prove you guilty “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt” which is the highest evidentiary standard in the law. Just because you have been arrested or are under investigation DOES NOT mean that you are guilty. KEEP YOUR MOUTH SHUT AND CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY!

WE CAN HELP YOU. You do not deal with the criminal justice system on a daily basis. We do. What people do not know about their constitutional rights often hurts them. You would not go into a gunfight with a butter knife. If you performed surgery on yourself, you would likely bleed to death. Ask yourself why you would even consider going into court facing incarceration without the best representation that you can find.

CALL US TODAY. YOU HAVE FOUND A SAFE PLACE. The initial consultation is free. We have helped thousands of clients in their time of need since 1974 … and we will be happy to help you in your crisis. See Mr. Pelley today before it is too late.

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Do not fool yourself by hoping your criminal problems will go away. They will not. Pick up your phone and call us right now at 972-608-0335, or submit your information online. Our experienced criminal defense team is ready to start fighting for you immediately. Each moment that goes by is bad for you, and good for the prosecution.

The best way to predict your future are the results we have achieved in the past.


Case Results

Charge: Sexual Assault of a Child
Charge: Improper Relationship with Educator & Student

High School Coach D.H.I. was indicted for having sex with one of his 15 year-old female student athletes. Prior to the time he came in to visit with Mr. Pelley, D.H.I. had hired and fired 3-4 other lawyers and paid them a lot of money he never got back. The District Attorney was adamant that he wanted D.H.I. to go to prison and refused to offer probation. Prior to hiring Mr. Pelley, D.H.I. was jailed for months for violating his bond conditions by getting caught with the alleged victim in his truck. D.H.I. later reported to Mr. Pelley that the judge told him, "If I see you again, I am going to bury you under the jail."

Unhappy with his prior 3-4 lawyers and facing 20 years in prison and a lifetime of registration as a sex offender, D.H.I. hired Mr. Pelley. Mr. Pelley set the matter for a jury trial after doing his own independent investigation. After Mr. Pelley got both cases dismissed prior to trial, D.H.I.'s parting words to him were simply, "Thank you. Hiring you was the best decision I ever made."

- D.H.I.

Result: Dismissed

Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child case dismissed after rejecting the D.A.'s final offer of 30-Years in prison.

Our client was accused of repeatedly raping his pre-teen daughter and was facing life in prison if he was convicted. Prior to hiring us, his bond was revoked for going near a school zone and the State of Texas indicated they never wanted him to see the light of day again. His family came to us for help. After several aggressive moves, we got all of the charges dismissed. T.A.R.

Felony Assault by Choking/Impeding Breath case "No-Billed" by the Grand Jury and the charge was dropped.

Police arrived at the scene after neighbors called the Frisco police complaining that there was a domestic disturbance next door. They found broken china and dishes all over the floor downstairs. The fiancé was screaming and crying hysterically with red marks all over her neck and chest. Our client had locked himself in the upstairs bathroom where the police located him. With guns drawn, the police arrested our client who posted bond and made a beeline for our office. We submitted a packet to the D.A. and within about a month, the charges were dismissed and he avoided not only 10 years in prison but also a lifetime of regret and misery. A.B.

Close to 40 State and FBI investigations for Mortgage Fraud (each carrying 99 year prison sentences). EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THE CHARGES DISMISSED!

Aggressive State and FBI investigations were conducted for several years on our client for a multi-million dollar conspiracy. Convinced that she was going to spend the rest of her life in federal prison or the state Pen, she turned to us for help. And help we did. Not only did she not spend one second in prison, all the federal charges and state charges against her were completely dismissed. Despite being caught red-handed, and despite confessing to the authorities, her criminal record is clean as a whistle.K.D.T.

The Barbie and Ken Divorce. We got "Ken's" assault-family violence charges dismissed and prevented "Barbie" from stealing his kids.

This affluent and very attractive couple had a toxic relationship. On more than one night, "Barbie" called the police and said that he assaulted her. "Ken" hired another criminal attorney who represented him for months throughout the pendency of their divorce. That attorney advised "Ken" to plead the case out and go on probation. Had Ken taken that horrible advice, his "family violence" admission would have deprived him full access to his children and subjected him to substantial alimony obligations. Ken fired that law firm, hired us, and in one single appearance in Court our attorney convinced the State agreed to dismiss the case. This is a prime example of how unique this area of criminal law is and how you need an attorney who concentrates his practice on crimes of violence. B.P.

Two Delivery of a Controlled Substance in a School Zone cases dismissed after our Motions to Suppress were Granted.

Client had an extensive criminal history. He had everything riding on our Motions to Suppress and Brief in Support. He was looking at 40 years confinement unless we won the Motion. We did. The court granted our Motion and he walked away a free man. K.L.

Habitual felony offender who was not eligible for probation and faced a minimum of 25 years in prison and up to 99 years for assaulting 4 police officers if he was indicted. All cases were dismissed.

This client was up a creek and we were the only paddles that saved him. He had two prior violent felony convictions and was arrested after 2 a.m. outside of a shady lake bar drunk and accused of beating up 4 cops. Given the fact that he was 6'2" and 240 without an ounce of fat and had a violent criminal history, his outlook seemed futile to him and his family. Nevertheless, they hired us and within 2 months all charges were dismissed.C.S.

Homicide case. She came to us immediately after she was charged with killing someone. Case dismissed.


1st Degree Felony Motion to Adjudicate for Delivery of a Controlled Substance 200 Grams. Case Dismissed.

This client violated his probation on multiple occasions. He was facing 99 years confinement as a result of those violations. He had a warrant out for his arrest when he came in to hire us. The very first time that we appeared in Court on that active warrant we convinced the Judge to withdraw the warrant. That same morning, the Motion to Adjudicate was withdrawn, and our client's probation was continued. No prison time. Not even any jail time.S.M.

The State of Missouri prosecuted this person for felony theft. She originally hired an attorney in Missouri who charged her over $20,000 in attorney fees, drug out her case for over a year, and recommended that she accept the D.A.'s offer of 6 years in prison. She fired him. She hired us. Our attorney got her case dismissed in one single appearance in Court

She was actually a Texas resident. She hired us and we got permission from the court to practice pro hac vice in Missouri for her case. We made one (1) appearance in court just outside of St. Louis and within 2 weeks the felony charges were dismissed rather than her spending 6 years in prison.W.M.

Sexual Assault Case-Dismissed without indictment.

Our client had a crazy co-worker who said he put the moves on her and sexually assaulted her at work. Facing 20 years and a lifetime of registration as a sex offender, naturally he sought our counsel. Within weeks of hiring our firm, we ended his nightmare and got him his life and kids backD.D.

Federal Investigation of Money Laundering by the F.B.I. - We concluded it without Indictment.

We convinced the federal government that this client was the victim of a conspiracy to commit wire fraud for millions of dollars rather than the rest of the gang who had actual criminal culpability. Otherwise, she was looking down the wrong end of a 20-year barrel in a federal prison. She got her life back after we got the FBI investigation dismissed.F.W.

Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child charge-Dismissed

This poor man was charged with this false allegation, jailed, and bond was set at $250,000. The family could not afford to make bond. So, they hired us to file a Writ of Habeas Corpus. At the hearing, we got the bond was reduced down an astonishing amount to $500 and within two weeks, we got the case dismissed.D.J.K.

Assault Family Violence-Choking/Impeding Breath

Police arrived on the scene after the wife went nuts and called the cops and told them that her husband choked her. They showed up and arrested him without paying any regard to his story for a 3rd Degree Felony. He posted bond and came to see us. The case was dismissed within weeks after we submitted a "packet" to the Grand Jury and got a no-bill.K.H.

First Degree Felony Assault by a Habitual Offender Facing 99 Years in the Pen! Dismissed.

This client would not have been eligible for probation if he convicted at trial. He would have to serve a minimum of 25 years in prison. He hired us. We pressed the State for a dismissal and that is exactly what we got.J.E.

Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child.

His wife kidnapped his kids and the daughter made a false allegation that he molested her so that she could live with her mom. The wife filed for divorce and kidnapped the children. We not only got the charges dismissed, but also got his son back from the ex-wife.B.D.R.

Assault Bodily Injury that left the complaining witness in the ER room. Jury returned a verdict of "not guilty."

Our client was a trained killing machine that proudly served in the U.S. Marines. At trial, the State's victim essentially testified that our client beat him to a bloody pulp. He also admitted to agreeing to the fight and after our team explained the mutual combat defense in Texas, they acquitted him.B.H.

State of Texas vs. C.A.


Client was under investigation for D.W.I. 3rd or more in Collin County, Texas and hired our firm right after his arrest. We quickly conducted our own investigation and provided it to the Collin County District Attorney's office prior to the Grand Jury meeting. The case was refused, and all charges dropped


State of Texas vs. J.H.

Charge: D.W.I.

At trial, the jury watched the roadside video showing J.C. falling down getting out of the car at nearly 2 a.m. J.C. could not walk a straight line during the Walk and Turn test, could not stand on one leg without stumbling and was clearly having a difficult time stating exactly where he had been that night.


State of Texas vs. C.W.

Charge: D.W.I.

At trial, the jury learned during the State's case that C.W. had a blood alcohol concentration level well over the legal limit when he took the breath test. After cross-examination by our attorney of the State's expert witness, they understood the difference between the time of driving and the time of the BAC specimen.


State of Texas vs. S.C.

Charge: Assault Causes Bodily Injury—Family Violence.


State of Texas vs. M.W.

Charge: 3rd Degree Felony Assault by Choking


State of Texas vs. F.L.

Charge: Felony Assault Causes Bodily Injury-Family Violence


State of Texas vs. M.S

Charge: 3rd Degree Felony Assault by Choking Charge: 3rd Degree Felony Assault by Choking


State of Texas vs. C.W.

Charge: D.W.I. At trial, the jury learned during the State's case that C.W. had a blood alcohol concentration level well over the legal limit when he took the breath test. After cross-examination by our attorney of the State's expert witness, they understood the difference between the time of driving and the time of the BAC specimen.


State of Texas vs. M.J.

Charges: 3 separate cases of Assault Causes Bodily Injury-Family Violence and 1 Case of Interference with an Emergency Phone Call


State of Texas vs. S.O.

Charge: Assault-Family Violence


State of Texas vs. S.W.

Charge: Assault Causes Bodily Injury-Family Violence


State of Texas vs. A.Y.

Charge: Theft Client was not a U.S. Citizen, and faced deportation if convicted


State of Texas vs. J.H

Charge: Theft over $50 Client was caught in possession of stolen property and accused of shoplifting.


United States of America vs. K.T.

Charge: Aggravated Robbery

With no mask on in broad daylight client went into a gas station with a pistol and held up the clerk for the cash that was in the safe and his face was caught on a crystal clear video surveillance camera feed. Although facing 99 years confinement, our attorney at an open plea hearing in front of the judge convinced the Court to give him deferred adjudication probation rather than sentencing him to prison.


State of Texas vs. C.M

Charge: Burglary of a Habitation

Client was caught and admitted to police that he was the primary actor in a series of burglaries of local dignitaries' homes. Client was facing 20 years confinement on each charge.


State of Nevada vs. A.I

Charge: Felony Theft by Check over $200,000

Client had hot check allegations over $200,00 out of Las Vegas and hired our firm. Through working with local counsel in order to save our client money, we were able to avoid any indictment.