The body of laws that help to regulate society in the United States is quite substantial. While they are very extensive and detailed, they are designed to attempt to keep peace among all citizens who live in America. They are designed to assign punishments to people who cause harm to others in hopes of preventing crimes from happening. The reality, though, is that crime still happens, and when it does people have to go to court to discuss or argue their relative guilt or innocence. Sometimes people who are charged with a crime willingly know they have committed a crime and sometimes people may not be aware. In any case it is a good idea to hire a Houston criminal attorney