de la Riva & Associates Legal Team

de la Riva & Associates Legal Team

The law firm of de la Riva & Associates offers an entire Legal Team at your disposal to help you with your legal needs: auto/truck and work accidents, DWI defense, family law, business law, and estate and probate. We are here for you.

Firm Overview

We help you recover.

The Legal Team at de la Riva & Associates is proud to help individuals and small businesses in San Antonio, Houston, and the Valley. We pride ourselves in our specialized attention we give to each and every client. At our firm, you are not just a number -- you are a VIP, and we treat you as such.

At de la Riva & Associates, you can be assured that your matter will be handled not only with professional skill, but with our full attention and respect. We take a personal interest in each of our clients, and will listen carefully to what you have to say. Unlike some law firms, our attorneys meet personally with each client.

Each one of our team members will know about your case and be ready to help you whenever you contact us by telephone, email or in person. We are honored to serve our community and we devote all of our time to representing individuals who need legal assistance.

When you need help with a legal matter, it is critical to get help from an attorney that specializes in dealing with cases like yours. Laws and regulations are getting updated all the time, and only attorneys with a specialized area are able to keep up with the latest information. If a San Antonio attorney tries to help you, but does not know the area well, your case could be damaged or permanently ruined.

Because working with a specialist is so crucial, the de la Riva Legal Team includes attorneys with different specialties.

DWI DEFENSE ATTORENYS

Getting arrested for a DWI is expensive and the consequences can be devastating for you, your family, your job, and your future. There are monetary costs fines, bail, legal fees, and lost wages. And there are emotional costs embarrassment within your family and community, driver's license suspension, threat to your job and career, and potential jail time. The penalties for DWI have gotten stricter over the last few years, and Texas has some of the strictest laws in the country to punish people who drive under the influence.

dwi lawyers in san antonioIt is overwhelming to be arrested for a DWI in addition to having to take tests on the side of the road, having your blood drawn against your will, spending time in jail, you also have to reach out to someone to help you. Who will you call?

If you call the Legal Team at de la Riva & Associates, our DWI lawyers in San Antonio can help. We have attorneys who know how to deal with DWI arrests, who can negotiate with the district attorney, and who can present you in the best possible light to the judge all to decrease these costs for you. Depending on the facts of your case, the Legal Team at de la Riva & Associates can make sure you do not spend more time in jail, decrease the amounts of your fines, and help you get back to your life. The legal fees you will pay will be far smaller than the amount of money you would have to pay if you were convicted of a DWI.

PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEYS

When you're hurt in an accident, you may be suffering financial stresses in addition to the pain and discomfort the wreck has caused. Medical bills, property damage, and lost income and wages can leave you overwhelmed and unable to get back on your feet, but you don't have to go through it alone. An accident lawyer at de la Riva & Associates can help guide you through the process.

An accident lawyer can help you determine the right course of action, whether it's contacting the at-fault party's insurance provider or filing a legal claim and taking them to court. An attorney can also assist with gathering the appropriate evidence, lining up testimonies, communicating with other attorneys and insurance representatives, and making sure your rights are properly represented the entire time. An accident lawyer can help if you were hurt in any of the following ways:

At the workplace or on the job This includes construction accidents, oil field accidents, transportation accidents during work-related tasks, and health conditions you have developed over time due to your employment.

In a car, truck, or motorcycle accident Each type of case differs greatly, but an accident lawyer can assist with all three and ensure that you're adequately compensated.

No matter what type of accident you have suffered, an accident lawyer can help if you were hurt at the hands of another party. Contact de la Riva & Associates to discuss your case today.

FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY

Unlike any other family law attorney, we provide each and every client with personalized attention in solving their case, and we provide each client with our best work, as we consider all appropriate and creative options available. Be careful of inexperienced attorneys or services in handling your case what you need is the experience and the track record for success that our firm can offer you.

BUSINESS LAW ATTORNEYS

ESTATE AND PROBATE ATTORNEYS
Main Office
DLR - San Antonio
400 N Loop 1604 E #110
Afton Oaks II
San Antonio  TX  78232
Phone
  • (210) 224-2200
Fax
  • (210) 224-2204
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Yes.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Fee Schedule for DLR

The Legal Team at de la Riva & Associates understands that no one necessarily budgets or plans to spend money on legal fees. Unfortunately, sometimes, circumstances require that you hire legal help. With that in mind, we offer very competitive rates and if necessary, payment plans. We can also offer special financing for those that qualify. Ask us.

We offer contingency fees in personal injury cases. That means you do not have to pay anything at all unless we recover money on your behalf.

For business and estate cases, we offer flat fees where all the work is inclusive of that fee.

For DWI and Family Law, we offer retainer amounts that cover a certain amount of hours worked by our Legal Team. Often, we are able to resolve the matter in that initial time. However, each case is different, and if it will require additional time than expected, then we speak with you about a game plan.

Our fees range from $3000 for an uncontested divorce to $5000 for a contested divorce. Keep in mind that we need to speak with you to determine if that quote will fit your needs. If the contested divorce involves a dispute regarding children or you are in need of immediate temporary orders from the Court, then there are additional charges.

Simply put, it is important for us to speak with you to determine the fees. We offer a free consultation where we hear more details about your situation and at that time we can make a better quote for you.

Office Information

Office Hours
8:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. After hour and weekend appointments can also be made.
Emergency After Hours
Yes
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish -- Each one of our Legal Team members speak Spanish fluently to better serve our community.

Other Offices

DLR - Houston
2180 North Loop West - Ste 550
Houston,  TX  77018
DLR - McAllen
520 West Pecan Blvd, Ste g
McAllen,  TX  78501
DUI and DWI
The average charge of pleading guilty on a first time offense can cost you over $15,000, without any legal fees. Plus, a DWI conviction goes on your permanent record.
It's worth it to you, your family and your future to hire experienced DWI lawyers.
DO I NEED AN ATTORNEY IF I'M ARRESTED FOR A DWI?

The short answer is yes. Given all of the costs and penalties associated with a DWI arrest, not to mention the possibility of going to jail or prison, it is important that you enlist legal help. We know that paying legal fees can be difficult, but we also know the dangers of not having an attorney to represent you when the District Attorney and Judge are recommending and assessing your punishment.

We prefer that you take the first step to protect yourself and your family and that is not to drink and drive. Driving responsibility can mean the difference between a bright future and a complicated expensive one. However, if you do find yourself in that position, call us. We can help.

Isabel de la Riva

Isabel de la Riva
Founder and Senior Parnter of de la Riva & Associates

St. Mary's Law School, 1999
Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude

University of Houston, 1994
Psychology and English, with honors

Ruben Alcantara

Thurgood Marshall Law School, 1998
Juris Doctor

Our Lady of the Lake, 1995
Business

Karen H. Whitenton

St. Mary's Law School, 1998
Juris Doctor

Arizona State University, 1991
Accounting

Noel Gonzalez

Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 1998
Juris Doctor

Isabel de la Riva

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