Over 60 Years Of Combined Experience As
San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorneys

Specializing In Assault – Family Violence and Sexual Assault

Being charged with a crime can impact you in a life-changing way. You might lose your job. Your family could be torn apart. Your freedom is on the line, and you feel overwhelmed by a complex criminal justice system that is out to prosecute you. When you face serious charges you need serious and aggressive criminal defense attorneys for your case.

The experienced, Board Certified * criminal defense attorneys at Del Prado Law in San Antonio, Texas will help you with your case. Mario and Christine Del Prado offer their combined 60 years of experience in the criminal law system for your benefit. They know the criminal justice system inside and out being former felony prosecutors and will use their extensive experience to work together to get the best possible result for your case.

A Team of Former Prosecutors:

Christine Del Prado and Mario Del Prado
The criminal defense attorneys at Del Prado Law are experienced in fighting a wide range of criminal defense cases in San Antonio and the surrounding areas with a combined experience of over 60 years. It’s essential to get the representation of an experienced criminal defense attorney that will fight for your freedom and future.

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* Mario Del Prado is a Board Certified Criminal Law Expert

Practice Areas

It’s essential to get the representation of San Antonio’s experienced criminal defense attorneys who will fight for your freedom and future if you face one of the following charges:

Sex Crimes

One of the most serious charges that can be be leveled against a person are sex crimes. They often carry strong criminal penalties, lengthy prison sentences, substantial fines, and often lead to the individual facing social stigma for the rest of their lives. These can include molestation, rape, aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault of a child, possession of child pornography, and sex offender violations.

  • Indecency with a child
  • Rape / Aggravated sexual assault
  • Statutory rape
  • Sexual assault of a child
  • Possession of child pornography
  • Internet sex crimes

Theft and Robbery

The impact of a robbery charge can be significant and often permanently damage the individual’s reputation, employment, and other aspects of their life. This can include minor forms of theft including shoplifting or other forms such as armed robbery which could lead to decades-long prison sentences.

  • Theft
  • Burglary
  • Grand Theft Auto
  • Robbery
  • Armed robbery
  • Bank robbery


Assault is a serious class of criminal offense and one that could lead to jail time or fines. These charges tend to cover a wide range of context, from robberies to domestic violence. They can also include assault, rape, domestic violence, manslaughter, homicide, and charges for having felony weapons.

  • Assault and battery
  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter
  • Murder/Homicide

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is seen as a dangerous problem in the United States, which unfortunately means that those falsely accused of committing it could see their family broken up. Several offenses fall under domestic violence such as child abuse, assault, sexual assault, violations of protective orders, and domestic abuse allegations in divorce proceedings.

  • Child abuse
  • Assault
  • Sexual assault
  • Violations of protective orders
  • Domestic abuse allegations


Murder stands as the most serious of crimes in modern times, so it’s essential to have proper legal representation in order to fight those charges. Your life and liberty could be in serious danger if you have charges related to vehicular manslaughter, murder, or criminally negligent homicide.

  • Vehicular manslaughter
  • Manslaughter
  • Criminally negligent homicide
  • Murder
  • Capital murder

Drug Crimes

While drug crimes do not directly harm others in the same way that assault or homicide does, penalties are nonetheless equally severe. This can include drug possession, sales, manufacturing, trafficking, or possession of marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin.

  • Drug possession
  • Drug sales
  • Drug manufacturing / delivery
  • Drug trafficking / distriution
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Marijuana possession
  • Cocaine possession
  • Heroin possession


Penalties for DWI offenses might not be as severe as those associated with sexual assault or homicide. However, they can still be severe. With help and guidance a DWI/DUI case may be able to be reduced or dismissed.

  • Driving while intoxicated (DWI)
  • Driving under the influence (DUI)
  • DWI/DUI with child passenger
  • Boating while intoxicated (BWI)
  • Felony DWI/DUI
  • Intoxication assault
  • Intoxication manslaughter

White Collar Crimes

The consequences of white collar crime are often substantial, involving heavy fines and even jail time. This can include wire fraud, tax fraud, healthcare fraud, business fraud, identity theft, accounting fraud, insider trading, and more.

  • Wire fraud
  • Tax fraud
  • Healthcare fraud
  • Securities fraud
  • Business fraud
  • Computer crime
  • Identity theft
  • Accounting fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Insider trading
  • Investment fraud


Dealing with a criminal record is often the most difficult of consequences for criminal convictions to deal with. It can affect your employment opportunities when employers run background checks and it could affect your ability to provide for your family as well.

However, an option is available to certain individuals that effectively erases their criminal records. Available to a select few cases and individuals, expunction is often essential for those who wish to seal or erase their criminal records.


  • “I could not have asked for a better lawyer. [Del Prado] got my charges dropped just as [they] had predicted could possibly happen in the beginning.”

    Charges Dropped
  • “Christine Del Prado did an outstanding job… what impressed me the most was the effort that she put forth, which resulted in a positive outcome. Hire her, you will not regret it.”

    You Will Not Regret It
  • “The Del Prado firm got me the BEST possible outcome for my case, one that I could have only dreamt about! I owe my sincere gratitude to Mr. And Mrs. Del Prado.”

    Best Possible Outcome

About Del Prado Law

We are practiced trial attorneys in San Antonio who will fight for your best interest.

Mario Del Prado is a Board Certified Criminal Law Expert, a Texas Super Lawyer, and a former prosecutor. Christine Del Prado, his wife and law partner, is also a recognized trial attorney and former prosecutor. Together they bring a combined 60 years of experience to your case.

At Del Prado Law, we pride ourselves for being a personalized firm of criminal defense attorneys where we get to know the client, their case, and their situation. When you contact Del Prado Law you will talk to a criminal defense attorney, not a legal assistant or a secretary.

Call us now for a free confidential case review. Your future depends on it. (210) 698-3533