Austin Section 1983 Claim Attorneys
Section 1983 provides a legal framework through which individuals in Austin may file litigation against any official representative of the state that has violated their constitutional rights, immunities, or privileges. As such, individuals living in Austin may typically pursue Section 1983 claims should the following two conditions have been met: first, your constitutional rights must have been violated; and, second, the individual who violated your rights must have represented the government in an official capacity—for instance, a police officer.
If you believe that your constitutional rights have been violated by an official of the government, you should speak with one of the Austin Section 1983 claim attorneys at The Melton Law Firm to assess the legal repercussions that may be available to you.
Possible Section 1983 Claims in Austin
While Section 1983 claims may be pursued following any number of qualifying incidents, these claims very often involve the mistreatment of a law enforcement officer. With that in mind, Section 1983 claims may typically be brought forward by an individual living in Austin in the event of any of the following incidents:
- Police officers employ unnecessary force to arrest you
- Police destroys your property when executing a search or arrest without a warrant or probable cause
- Police arrests you simply for exercising your constitutionally-guaranteed free speech
In every single case we handle, our Austin legal team will do everything they possibly can to help pursue redress for the violation of your rights.
Consult with a Section 1983 Claim Attorney in Austin
At The Melton Law Firm, our Austin Section 1983 claim attorneys are committed to protecting the rights of individuals living in Austin; we have both the experience and the resources to handle a comprehensive Section 1983 claim. To discuss the particulars of your case with one of our Austin civil rights attorneys, please call our Austin offices at (512) 330-0017 today.