Bell County Criminal Defense LawyerBrown Law Firm                      

208 E. Central Ave., Suite 107

Belton, Texas 76513

   Call 254-634-2587 



Killeen Criminal Defense Attorney Attorney Profile Waco Temple DWI Lawyer Killeen DUI Texas Juvenile Law  Killeen Sex Crimes - Sexual Assault Lawyer

Killeen Trafficking of Persons Lawyer

Are you facing trafficking of persons accusation?

Are you fearful at the outlook of a life sentence?

Do you need a lawyer to serve as your aggressive and loyal defender in protecting your rights?

 Waco - Killeen Criminal Defense Lawyer Available to Protect Kidnapping - Unlawful Restraint Lawyer Killeen Trafficking of Person LawyerYour Rights in Trafficking of Persons InvestigationMcLennan County Trafficking of Person Attorney

Facing a trafficking of persons investigation alone can be intimidating. People are often scared, and sometimes even innocent people say incriminating things that require an explanation later in court.

Trafficking of persons lawyer, Ed Brown,has more than nineteeh (19) years experience available to help you with issues related to trafficking of persons  investigation. I make sure that your rights are protected; I go to great lengths under the law to prevent the filing of charges against you.

Early Action by Trafficking of Persons  Attorney Can Help You!

Trafficking of persons allegations often place the accused in a difficult position. Because of the stigma of kidnapping  charges, good people who are arrested for  trafficking of persons often find their personal and professional lives ruined. Even if the situation fails to escalate beyond formal accusations, personal and professional consequences may be felt for years to come.

Ed Brown, a trafficking of persons attorney serving Temple and Killeen, will do everything possible under the law to prevent charges from ever being filed if you contact me early during the investigation. I work with clients thoroughly and completely investigating the facts involved. I can also negotiate with government agencies like prosecutors and law enforcement.

Being accused of a trafficking of persons  does not make you a bad person. You still have rights and dignity to uphold. I am ready to defend your rights

 Trafficking Of Persons - Texas Penal Code Chapter 20A.

§ 20A.01. Definitions

In this chapter:

(1) "Forced labor or services" means labor or services, including conduct that constitutes an offense under Section 43.02, that are performed or provided by another person and obtained through an actor's:

(A) causing or threatening to cause bodily injury to the person or another person or otherwise causing the person performing or providing labor or services to believe that the person or another person will suffer bodily injury;

(B) restraining or threatening to restrain the person or another person in a manner described by Section 20.01(1) or causing the person performing or providing labor or services to believe that the person or another person will be restrained;

(C) knowingly destroying, concealing, removing, confiscating, or withholding from the person or another person, or threatening to destroy, conceal, remove, confiscate, or withhold from the person or another person, the person's actual or purported:

(i) government records;

(ii) identifying information; or

(iii) personal property;

(D) threatening the person with abuse of the law or the legal process in relation to the person or another person;

(E) threatening to report the person or another person to immigration officials or other law enforcement officials or otherwise blackmailing or extorting the person or another person;

(F) exerting financial control over the person or another person by placing the person or another person under the actor's control as security for a debt ...

(2) "Traffic" means to transport, entice, recruit, harbor, provide, or otherwise obtain another person by any means.

What Must The Prosecutor Prove?

§ 20A.02. Trafficking Of Persons

(a) A person commits an offense if the person knowingly:

(1) traffics another person with the intent or knowledge that the trafficked person will engage in forced labor or services; or

(2) benefits from participating in a venture that involves an activity described by Subdivision (1), including by receiving labor or services the person knows are forced labor or services.

(b) Except as otherwise provided..., an offense under this section is a felony of the second degree. An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree if:

(1) the applicable conduct constitutes an offense under Section 43.05 or 43.25 and the person who is trafficked is a child younger than 18 years of age at the time of the offense, regardless of whether the actor knows the age of the child at the time the actor commits the offense; or

(2) the commission of the offense results in the death of the person who is trafficked....

Bookmark this page
Facebook Twitter Digg Delicious
Welcome to My Firm's Site  
 F. Edward Brown 
I'm Dedicated to Protecting Your Rights 
A Member of:
  Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
State Bar of Texas 
  State Bar of Texas
Killeen Criminal Defense Lawyer 
 U.S. 5th Circuit Appeal Court 
Killeen DWI Attorney
National College for DUI Defense 
Mr. B., Thank you very much for what you did. Kenny., Iraq

Ed, I could not see my way through the day until my friend, Bob, told me about you. I really appreciate all that you did for me! You are okay in book. Neil., Alabama

Ed, As a dad and single again after 11 years, just a brief note to say thank you for your help on my case. It was a tough road and I am very satisfied with the effort you put forth on my behalf. I got my life back today.

Name Withheld upon request