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Being charged with a crime, whether it is a relatively minor misdemeanor offense or a serious felony, can be an extremely difficult thing to deal with.The immediate consequences that a criminal suspect may face, such as jail time and serious fines, if convicted of the crime can be overwhelming to consider; however, the long-term consequences can be equally damaging, potentially causing permanent damage to employment prospects, personal relationships, and many other problems.

In light of the serious consequences that criminal suspects may face as a result of their situation, having an experienced attorney from a San Antonio criminal defense law firm on your side to defend you against allegations of criminal conduct can have immeasurable benefits for your freedoms and future. At Del Prado Law, we understand how much of a challenge it can be to fight these charges on your own and, as such, are committed to providing criminal suspects with the experienced, knowledgeable legal defense they deserve.

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Primary Practice Areas

If you have been charged with any of the following criminal acts, our criminal defense law firm may be able to help:

Sex Crimes

Sex crime charges carry with them serious charges that include lengthy prison sentences, substantial fines, and having to face social stigma for the rest of their lives. Proper representation is important when facing these serious crimes to protect your freedom and reputation from being tarnished.

Theft and Robbery

A robbery charge can permanently damage your reputation and employment opportunities. This can range from being accused of something minor such as shoplifting or something potentially life changing such as bank robbery.


Assault is a serious criminal offense that could lead to heavy fines and a long time in jail. The charges cover a wide variety of charges including domestic violence and murder/ homicide.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence allegations are taken extremely seriously by law enforcement agencies. Unfortunately these charges have the potential of you having to face criminal penalties and could lead to a possibility of your family being broken up. Several offenses fall under domestic violence, including the following:

  • Violations of protective orders
  • Domestic abuse allegations


Murder can involve vehicular manslaughter, manslaughter, or criminally negligent homicide, all of which are serious charges that could affect your life and freedom. Proper legal representation is essential if you’re facing charges for the following:

Drug Crimes

Drug crimes carry with them severe penalties, regardless of whether they cause direct harm or not in others. Proper representation by an attorney is important if you face charges for the following:

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


DWI/DUI charges could be severe and have the potential of changing your future. With help and guidance from an attorney the charges may 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

White collar crimes carry with them the potential for jail time and heavy fines. Proper representation is essential if you face allegations of the following:

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


A criminal record could forever change your ability to get a job and provide for your family. However, there is an option available for certain cases and individuals which could effectively seal or erase your record.

When facing any of these offenses, it is critical to have a criminal law defense attorney on your side who knows exactly how to handle such charges.

Call our San Antonio law firm at (210) 698-3533 to talk about your situation and possible defense options.