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Frank Sandoval, Attorney at Law

Hate Crime Lawyer | San Antonio, TX

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

866-723-5540

If You Have Been Charged With a Crime, You Need The Support of an Experienced Attorney Willing to Fight for Your Rights. Frank Sandoval has Been Helping Clients like You Get through Difficult Times.

If you have been charged with a crime, you need the support of an experienced attorney willing to stand up and fight for your rights. Frank Sandoval, Attorney at Law has been helping clients like you get through difficult times. Clients continue to praise the firm for their work on their cases, many of which have ended in a reduced or dismissed sentence. At Frank Sandoval, …

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Garcia Estorga, PLLC

Hate Crime Lawyer | San Antonio, TX

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

210-951-8587

We Strive To Achieve The BEST Possible Results. Call Us Today For A Free Case Evaluation!

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Sophia C. Martinez, Attorney at Law

Hate Crime Lawyer | San Antonio, TX

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

210-226-3000

Defending Your Rights and Your Freedom
Serving South and Central Texas

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Michael S. Wenk

Hate Crime Lawyer | Serving San Antonio, TX

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San Antonio Hate Crime Information

Have You Been Charged With a Hate Crime?

If you are convicted of a hate crime, your punishment can be increased and you could face serious time in prison. Call a San Antonio attorney skilled in the defense of hate crimes to ensure you receive the best representation and avoid being sentenced to an enhanced penalty.

Types of Hate Crimes

A hate crime is an unlawful act motivated by bias based on race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability. A "hate" offense is not in and of itself a crime, but the charge enhances the possible penalties. Once the prosecutor has proved that a defendant committed a crime and the offense was motivated by hate toward a specific group or characteristic, the severity of the punishment increases.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you've suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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Court Locations in San Antonio, TX

San Antonio Municipal Court

401 S Frio St. ,San Antonio,TX78207
Phone: (210) 207-8970

Bexar County Courthouse

100 Dolorosa ,San Antonio,TX78205
Phone: (210) 335-2011

Bexar County Justice Center

300 Dolorosa ,San Antonio,TX78205
Phone: (210) 335-2844