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Criminal Defense Attorneys in San Antonio, TX

Defense Against Criminal Accusations in Texas

Once someone is arrested, they often find themselves at the mercy of a daunting legal system that does not always have their best interests in mind. At Calfas Law Group, our role is to intervene in these circumstances and ensure that not only our clients' rights are respected, but that the allegations against them are subject to the highest levels of scrutiny. Our team is respected in the legal community and includes several former prosecutors who have an intimate understanding of how our Texas criminal justice system works.

If you or a loved one have been accused of a crime, the time to take action is now. Contact our offices today to request a consultation with our team.

San Antonio Criminal Defense Services

At Calfas Law Group, we handle the full spectrum of criminal cases: Everything from simple misdemeanors to serious federal charges. No matter what the circumstances of the case may be, we know that it is critical to understand the facts and slow the judicial process down to ensure our client receives the consideration they deserve.

Our firm is ready to handle cases concerning:

Why You Should Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney

Too many criminal defense firms approach these cases looking for the swiftest plea deals possible for their clients. With our team of San Antonio criminal defense lawyers, this is not the case. Our team is staffed with seasoned litigators and former prosecutors who are not afraid to enter the courtroom to defend our clients.

We will exhaustively examine your case in order to expose critical errors or shortcomings in the state's allegations against you and ensure that you are aware of all of your legal options throughout every phase of this process. If you have been arrested, Calfas Law Group is ready to stand with you.

    What Does a Criminal Defense Attorney Do?

    A criminal defense attorney is a lawyer who specializes in defending individuals or organizations that have been accused of committing a crime. Their primary role is to provide legal representation to their clients and advocate for their rights throughout the criminal justice process.

    Here are some key tasks and responsibilities of a criminal defense attorney:

    • Client Consultation: Criminal defense attorneys meet with clients to discuss their case, gather information, and provide legal advice. They assess the details of the case and explain the potential legal consequences and options available to the client.
    • Case Investigation: Attorneys conduct thorough investigations into the circumstances surrounding the alleged crime. This may involve gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, reviewing police reports, and examining any relevant documents or records.
    • Legal Strategy Development: Based on their investigation and analysis of the case, defense attorneys develop a legal strategy tailored to the specific needs and circumstances of their client. This strategy may include identifying potential defenses, legal arguments, or negotiation tactics.
    • Court Representation: Defense attorneys represent their clients in court proceedings, including arraignments, pre-trial hearings, trials, and appeals. They present arguments, cross-examine witnesses, and make legal motions on behalf of their clients.
    • Negotiation with Prosecutors: Attorneys negotiate with prosecutors to reach plea bargains or settlements that are favorable to their clients. This may involve seeking reduced charges or penalties in exchange for a plea of guilty or other concessions.
    • Legal Research and Analysis: Defense attorneys conduct legal research to understand relevant laws, precedents, and regulations that apply to their clients' cases. They use this information to build a strong defense and support their arguments in court.
    • Client Counseling: Attorneys provide guidance and support to their clients throughout the legal process. This may include advising clients on the potential outcomes of their case, preparing them for court appearances, and addressing any concerns or questions they may have.
    • Post-Conviction Representation: In cases where a client has been convicted, defense attorneys may continue to represent them in post-conviction proceedings, such as appeals or petitions for sentence reductions.

    Overall, the role of a criminal defense attorney is to protect the rights of their clients, ensure they receive fair treatment under the law, and work towards achieving the best possible outcome in their case.

    Call our defense attorneys at 210-405-8315to start exploring your legal options.

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    Whether you are dealing with a legal matter in San Antonio, requiring trusted family law guidance, aggressive criminal defense, or proven personal injury advocacy, Calfas Law Group, PLLC is prepared to guide you through it.

    Meet Our Experienced Attorneys

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      Neil Calfas


      Born and raised here, Neil has a true appreciation for the San Antonio and South Texas culture. Attended Roosevelt High School, University of Texas in Austin, San Antonio College, University of Texas at San Antonio, and St. Mary’s University College of Law. Neil began his legal career working for the very Best Criminal Defense Lawyers of their time.
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      Chase W. Butler


      Mr. Butler has been part of the Texas legal system for his entire life. From a family of attorneys and elected judges, Mr. Butler believes the practice of law is based on hard work, faith, and personal client relationships.
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      Frank E. Gonzalez


      Attorney Frank (Francis) E. Gonzalez is a life-long resident of San Antonio, Texas, having grown up just north of downtown. Frank has been licensed to practice law for 35 years, and comes from a family of attorneys, former judges, and former elected public servants.
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      Matthew T. Allen


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      Jason Wolff


      Attorney Jason Wolff is a 7 th generation San Antonian. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Texas at San ...

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    Former Clients Share their Experience
    • This is a very high quality, high level law firm with some of the best attorneys in the state.

      “With a need to hire an attorney we consulted with Neil Calfas. We Hired! The case is being handled and everything is working out brilliantly. This is a very high quality, high-level law firm with some of the best attorneys in the state.”

      - Shirleyann R.
    • Talk about "Peace of Mind"

      “I remember walking out of the courtroom, he said "Hey Anthony Keep your head up and walk with confidence we're gonna beat this, it's going to be alright." Talk about "Peace of mind."”

      - Anthony V.
    • Mr. Calfas is the best!

      “Mr. Calfas is the best! Love him to death. Great lawyer and knows his business. He is straight forward and to the point & best of all, honest.”

      - Cookie
    • When I met Chase Butler, I knew there was hope

      “If you are serious about getting your life back on track, after inheriting the disaster of a DWI charge, then Chase Butler, is in the league to take evasive, appropriate action. When I met Chase Butler, I knew there was hope. In minutes, after deliberating”

      - Charles
    • CALFAS Law Rocks!!

      “Robbie and Her team were hired to assist my son with a criminal legal issue. He had made a mistake and was facing a minimum of 10 years in a federal prison. Thankfully my son spent 6 months in Jail and will be on probation for a while. CALFAS Law Rocks!!”

      - Randy B.

    Why Choose Calfas Law?

    • Determined

      Litigation is what we are known for. If we have to litigate a case, we are always ready to do so on our clients' behalves.

    • Free Consultations

      We offer initial free consultations as a starting point for our clients seeking counsel from our firm.

    • Results - Driven

      Our goal is to obtain the highest favorable outcome for your case.

    • Trusted by the Community

      All of our attorneys have familiarity with the local courts, having presented many cases throughout our years in practice.

    • Experienced Attorneys

      We offer comprehensive counsel for a broad range of family law, criminal defense, and personal injury matters.