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Horak Law Matt Horak is a Board Certified criminal defense attorney who cares deeply about protecting the future of each of his clients.
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Drugging and driving is as bad as drinking and driving.
11/03/2020
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Drugging and driving is as bad as drinking and driving.

The legal consequences of drug-impaired driving are the same as a DWI for alcohol. If the alleged offender has a controlled substance on his or her person, they may have added possession charges. It’s important that you confront your DWI charges with a strong defense. Retaining an experienced atto...

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10/03/2020

We have the best builder Casa Bella Designs.

09/22/2020
A pricetag for Justice

Corruption is just so easy to find. No one is above the law. Democrat or Republican. This video is about our current District Attorney in Harris County.

This is "A pricetag for Justice" by MCM on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Getting there. Yes, concrete can be exciting.
09/20/2020

Getting there. Yes, concrete can be exciting.

08/22/2020
Family Violence

Covid is causing a lot of problems in the household. If the cops are called, someone is going to be arrested - even if the other party states they do not want to prosecute.

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08/09/2020

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08/02/2020

Guess What? Pot is NOT legal in Texas.
What are the new laws about marijuana possession?

Finally getting started on our new office.
07/01/2020

Finally getting started on our new office.

06/04/2020
Marijuana Defense Attorney | Horak Law

If you are arrested for a marijuana-related offense, the most important thing you can do is contact an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. Your time to defend yourself is limited. A conviction for marijuana can have many consequences and might continue to affect your life long after you have served your time. However, there are many effective strategies for fighting a marijuana charge. Your attorney can discuss your options with you and help you craft a defense that is right for your circumstances.

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https://www.matthoraklaw.com/criminal-defense/marijuana-charges/

05/27/2020
Gun Crimes Lawyer | Horak Law

If you are charged with any of these firearm offenses, it is of the greatest importance that you seek legal assistance right away. A knowledgeable defense attorney will help you navigate the legal system. A conviction for a firearm charge might bar you from ever getting a license to carry a gun again. It is vital that you contact a competent attorney to assure that you maintain your right to carry a weapon.

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https://www.matthoraklaw.com/criminal-defense/gun-firearm-crimes/

05/13/2020
Matt Horak | Horak Law

Being charged with a criminal offense can be one of the most stressful and frightening experiences someone will ever face. Hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney can greatly reduce the emotional, financial, and legal difficulties that can follow a criminal accusation for years to come. Matt Horak has devoted his career to representing individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony criminal offenses throughout the greater Houston area.

Don't face the judge and prosecutor alone. Matt Horak fights for his clients by pursuing pre-trial motions to exclude testimony, suppress evidence, or dismiss the criminal charges. Call to find out more about how your criminal defense lawyer can fight to protect you and your good name.
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Horak Law
https://www.matthoraklaw.com/
1790 Hughes Landing Blvd #400
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(713) 225-8000

An update from our offices on COVID-19. We are still available to clients for phone and video consultations.
03/24/2020

An update from our offices on COVID-19. We are still available to clients for phone and video consultations.

Finally, we get some coverage on these ridiculous breath test machines. https://nyti.ms/2JLfLZh I just went to trial on ...
11/04/2019

Finally, we get some coverage on these ridiculous breath test machines. https://nyti.ms/2JLfLZh

I just went to trial on one of these last week. The judge threw out the breath test evidence because my client probably had hand sanitizer under his nails - that he could be seen chewing - before he took the test. These are not credible and reliable protocols.
I'm not a scientist, but I believe they (scientists) should be the ones to maintain any instruments used to convict people of crimes - Not dirty police stations.

Thank you New York Times.

Law enforcement "out in force" looking for DWI offenders. Be careful tonight and GO ASTROS!“We are out there in force. W...
10/30/2019
No refusal of sobriety test in action for Harris County during the World Series

Law enforcement "out in force" looking for DWI offenders. Be careful tonight and GO ASTROS!

“We are out there in force. We’re going to have extra officers on the streets, we’re going to have extra prosecutors working to facilitate these officers. Getting the people that make the poor decisions process through so the officers can get back out faster,“ warns Teare.

He also says the county is treating the next few days like they do any major holiday, which means you can’t refuse to take a sobriety test.

https://www.fox26houston.com/video/619620

The Astros are just one win away from another World Series title. Now back in 2017 when the Astros became World Series Champs, they won while they were on the road. If they win this year, here at home, the city needs to be prepared.

"Matt Horak is awesome. He thinks outside of the box and comes up with tactful and creative solutions to problems. He's ...
05/30/2019
Horak Law | Houston, TX

"Matt Horak is awesome. He thinks outside of the box and comes up with tactful and creative solutions to problems. He's very professional and I highly recommend securing his legal services if you are looking for a Houston lawyer to represent you." says Toby on Google

★★★★★ Matt Horak is awesome. He thinks outside of the box and comes up with tactful and creative solutions to problems. He's very professional and I highly recommend securing his legal services if you are looking for a Houston lawyer to represent you.

"Matt Horak was a Godsend to me.  He very calmly and professionally handled my case (keeping me calm) and got it dismiss...
05/18/2019
Horak Law | The Woodlands, TX

"Matt Horak was a Godsend to me. He very calmly and professionally handled my case (keeping me calm) and got it dismissed before my Court date. I definitely recommend Matt and his firm." says Lyda on Google

★★★★★ Matt Horak was a Godsend to me. He very calmly and professionally handled my case (keeping me calm) and got it dismissed before my Court date. I definitely recommend Matt and his firm.

"Matt was very professional, knowledgeable and calm in guiding us through  the legal system. We felt that we were in ver...
04/25/2019
Horak Law | The Woodlands, TX

"Matt was very professional, knowledgeable and calm in guiding us through the legal system. We felt that we were in very capable hands and had the best lawyer for our situation. We will always be grateful for his expertise." says Sue on Google

★★★★★ Matt was very professional, knowledgeable and calm in guiding us through the legal system. We felt that we were in very capable hands and had the best lawyer for our situation. We will always be grateful for his expertise.

"I recently hired Matt Horak to represent me reference an improper criminal arrest. Mr. Horak was professional and confi...
03/09/2019
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"I recently hired Matt Horak to represent me reference an improper criminal arrest. Mr. Horak was professional and confident from the initial consultation through the entire process. He never questioned my claim of innocence and was prepared to go to trial. Mr. Horak was able to have my case dismissed without going to trial. When he notified me, that feeling was "spectacular!" I would hire Mr. Horak for any future needs and.." says Dave on Avvo

★★★★★ I recently hired Matt Horak to represent me reference an improper criminal arrest. Mr. Horak was professional and confident from the initial consultation through the entire process. He never questioned my claim of innocence and was prepared to go to trial. Mr. Horak was able to have ...

"I recently hired Matt Horak to represent me reference an improper criminal arrest. Mr. Horak was professional and confi...
03/08/2019
Horak Law | The Woodlands, TX

"I recently hired Matt Horak to represent me reference an improper criminal arrest. Mr. Horak was professional and confident from the initial consultation through the entire process. He never questioned my claim of innocence and was prepared to go to trial. Mr. Horak was able to have my case dismissed without going to trial. When he notified me, that feeling was "spectacular!" I would hire Mr. Horak for any future needs.." says david on Google

★★★★★ I recently hired Matt Horak to represent me reference an improper criminal arrest. Mr. Horak was professional and confident from the initial consultation through the entire process. He never questioned my claim of innocence and was prepared to go to trial. Mr. Horak was able to have ...

"Being from New Braunfels with no attorney connection in Houston, I searched and talked to at least 6 attorneys in the H...
02/19/2019
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"Being from New Braunfels with no attorney connection in Houston, I searched and talked to at least 6 attorneys in the Houston Market before selecting Matt Horak to help my 17-year-old son. Matt was the only one who made me feel comfortable. He was not pushy, more he does not have an Aura of arrogancy the other attorneys had. Watching Matts video on his website was also key in making our decision. Matt was able to get my son.." says Eric on Avvo

★★★★★ Being from New Braunfels with no attorney connection in Houston, I searched and talked to at least 6 attorneys in the Houston Market before selecting Matt Horak to help my 17-year-old son. Matt was the only one who made me feel comfortable. He was not pushy, more he does not have an ...

"I cannot begin to Express how grateful I am to Matt Horak, he is second to no one in my opinion and experience with him...
02/16/2019
Horak Law | The Woodlands, TX

"I cannot begin to Express how grateful I am to Matt Horak, he is second to no one in my opinion and experience with him as my attorney. He was able to give me my life back rather than letting the state take it away, it wasnt the easiest thing for him to do, I'm right on the line as a repeat offender and the state indicted me on agg assault saying my hands were a deadly weapon, plus 2 paragraph enhancements, after many.." says John on Google

★★★★★ I cannot begin to Express how grateful I am to Matt Horak, he is second to no one in my opinion and experience with him as my attorney. He was able to give me my life back rather than letting the state take it away, it wasnt the easiest thing for him to do, I'm right on the line as a...

"Matt is a very straight forward and intelligent man. He explained how the whole process works and answered all of my qu...
02/07/2019
Horak Law | Houston, TX

"Matt is a very straight forward and intelligent man. He explained how the whole process works and answered all of my questions. The case took about 6 months, but it ended with a dismissal." says Alex on Google

★★★★★ Matt is a very straight forward and intelligent man. He explained how the whole process works and answered all of my questions. The case took about 6 months, but it ended with a dismissal.

"Matt is a very straight forward and intelligent man. He explained how the whole process works and answered all of my qu...
02/06/2019
Horak Law | Houston, TX

"Matt is a very straight forward and intelligent man. He explained how the whole process works and answered all of my questions. The case took almost a year, but it ended with a dismissal." says Alex on Google

★★★★☆ Matt is a very straight forward and intelligent man. He explained how the whole process works and answered all of my questions. The case took almost a year, but it ended with a dismissal.

"This man will not be cheap this man will not lie to you . This man saved my buddy and I from a bullsh*t charge . Thanks...
11/01/2018
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"This man will not be cheap this man will not lie to you . This man saved my buddy and I from a bullsh*t charge . Thanks Matt your Client forever J Morse" says Jonathan on Avvo, via #Birdeye

★★★★★ This man will not be cheap this man will not lie to you . This man saved my buddy and I from a bullsh*t charge . Thanks Matt your Client forever J Morse

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08/31/2018

Horak Law

Excellent review by Keith Horn Jr., via GoogleWhat can I say about Matt? I hired him because like me he was the smartest...
08/29/2018
Horak Law reviews | Legal at 1790 Hughes Landing Blvd #400 - The Woodlands TX

Excellent review by Keith Horn Jr., via Google

What can I say about Matt? I hired him because like me he was the smartest guy in the room. Takes one to know one. He was sharp and on point. Our case took for ever. 18 months. I ended up taking a ple deal but Matt cut the time I would have done in half. He saved my family in the long run. I would hire him again in a heart beat. Thanks matt from the bottom of my heart.

7 reviews of Horak Law from The Woodlands, TX What can I say about Matt? I hired him because like me he was the smartest guy in the room. Takes one to know one. He was sharp and on point. Our case took for ever. 18 months. I ended up taking a ple

Excellent review by Tyson Grona, via GoogleMatt was very straight forward from the very start.  He explained the entire ...
08/25/2018
Horak Law reviews | Legal at 1790 Hughes Landing Blvd #400 - The Woodlands TX

Excellent review by Tyson Grona, via Google

Matt was very straight forward from the very start. He explained the entire process and managed my expectations on how the case would go. His team communicated and kept me up to date every step of the way. He is the most strategic, intelligent lawyer I have ever worked with. Everything went exactly as outlined, there is not another counselor I would rather trust my fate with. He superseded all expectations and I would immediately hire him again. I am supremely confident in my highest recommendation for Horak Law services.

6 reviews of Horak Law from The Woodlands, TX Matt was very straight forward from the very start. He explained the entire process and managed my expectations on how the case would go. His team communicated and kept me up to date every step of t

Excellent review by anonymous , via AvvoI hired Matt after I was arrested and charged for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a...
08/07/2018
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Excellent review by anonymous , via Avvo

I hired Matt after I was arrested and charged for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a child. The problem was that I was being falsely accused of the crime. He explained to me early on about what to expect and the steps we would take to get through such a serious charge. Considering that the charge was not light, there was a high chance that we would have to go all the way to Trial. Before a trial date was set he was already extremely confident and ready to fight by my side. A trial date was set and as I was patiently waiting for the date to come I was informed that my case got dismissed. I will not be able to thank Matt enough for getting me through this. He was clear, confident, and most importantly professional.

07/31/2018

We had an amazing and long awaited victory today! One of the examples of cases I give when people ask me about defending the accused. After a year and a half of fighting the DA's Office and the case being set for trial, someone finally reviewed the case for what is was - a terrible tragedy. Sexual assault allegations that would have landed my client in jail for a MINIMUM of 25 years. No physical evidence. No circumstantial evidence. No evidence supporting the wild and fantastic allegations and a subsequent COMPLETE DENIAL by the "victim" (within 48 hours of the allegation) did NOT STOP the Montgomery County DA's Office from trudging forward to set the case for trial and dragging this out for over a year. I'm so proud that my client did not ever indicate he wanted to take a plea deal - he was offered several "sweet deals".
AND of course my client lost his job and had his face plastered all over FACEBOOK by the authorities that conducted an embarrassing investigation. Yes- I'm leaving out a ton of 4 letter words.
We are very thankful that the case was dismissed, but not feeling that justice was served.

04/30/2018
FOX 26 Houston

Houston Police Department launching new initiative to combat domestic violence.

#DEVELOPING: Police launching a new initiative to combat domestic violence after the 3rd deadly case in a week; Deneige Broom FOX26 with live update

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1790 Hughes Landing Blvd Ste 400
The Woodlands, TX
77380

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Criminal Defense law firm focusing 100% in criminal defense. All felonies, misdemeanors, federal crimes, assault, theft, weapons, drugs, and juvenile charges. We strive to provide excellent customer service in Houston and surrounding areas. Offices in the Woodlands and Houston. Please give us a call for a case evaluation.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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7132258000

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Attorney Matt Horak is a Houston-based attorney who is devoted the protection of Houstonians' rights to a fair trial. As a criminal defense attorney in Houston and a former Assistant District Attorney for Harris County, Matt is experienced with both sides of a criminal trial. Mr. Horak will fully investigate your criminal case and ensure that the prosecution doesn't overstep their bounds and tread on your rights to defense.

Matt Horak is experienced in defending clients who have a criminal case involving charges such as DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) related offenses, traffic crimes, theft and other property crimes, assault and other violent crimes, probation and parole violations, drug charges, domestic violence, and juvenile crimes. His training and experience both as a prosecuting attorney and a defender give him valuable insight into the prosecution's case and knowledge of what procedures they must uphold to ensure a fair trial.

Matt is a graduate of the University of Houston's Law Center, where he was a contributor for the UH Health Law Journal. Prior to his legal education in Houston, Matt Horak graduated from Texas A&M Corpus Christi with honors, earning a Bachelor's degree in European History. Even before earning his J.D. at UH in 2003, he was involving himself in criminal trial litigation as an assistant to Attorney Terry Yates. For several years now, Matt Horak has devoted himself to the practice of criminal trial litigation in the Houston area. If you've been accused of a crime in Harris or any of the surrounding counties, contact Attorney Matt Horak today for a detailed, personal, case evaluation.

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