Hayes, Rode & Carrillo, PLLC

An Experienced, Effective and Efficient Litigation Firm

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Firm Overview

When you are faced with a marital separation, divorce, or custody issues, you want a lawyer that can help you through this critical time in your life. We recognize that our clients are often in vulnerable positions and are uncertain about how to best protect their interest and their rights. At the law offices of Hayes, Rode & Carrillo, P.L.L.C. we take great pride in our ability to help guide our clients through the legal process during what is likely one of the most difficult and emotional experiences of their life. As family members ourselves, we understand the importance of being treated with respect and dignity during uncertain and stressful times during our lives. Therefore, we are dedicated to providing you with individual attention and treating you with dignity and respect throughout your case.

Example cases

Our ultimate goal is to reach a judgment that is in the children's best interst along with our client's interset.
Here are some examples...
1. We represented a parent who wanted to relocate to Wyoming with their children and successfully obtained an Order that the parent be able to move to Wyoming.
2. We represented a mother in a child support collection case and obtained a judgment for her over $30,0000.00.
3. We represented a husband/father in a divorce suit and obtained custody for the father, when the Wife/Mother was abusive towards her family.

Main Office

Main
118 Broadway
Suite 227
San Antonio  TX  78205

Phone
  • (210) 233-6021
Fax
  • (210) 251-2453

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

We set our prices based on the client's individual situation and anticipated amount of work required. We can and do set fixed-price or flat fees in some situations.

Hourly Rates

150.00-175.00/hr

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Office Manager

None

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

No

What are your policies about dividing work within the firm to make the process most cost-effective for the client?

We incorporate a team approach with our clients and always provide clients opportunities to do any work that does not require an attorney.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

These alternative dispute resolution methods are always an option that we discuss with our clients. Our attorneys are experienced and have used each of these processes and can help you with these if that is an avenue that you want to take.

Does your firm provide pro bono legal services or otherwise participate in your community?

We are active in our community pro bono work but we are not currently takign pro bono cases via our firm. We frequently accept payment plans to work within our client's budgets.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We strive to be the most prepared litigator in the courtroom and we do this by getting to know you and the details of your case. We also incorporate a team approach with our clients, wherein we include our clients as part of our litigation team. When you call our firm, you will speak to an attorney about your case and not a paralegal or secretary.

As a client of Hayes, Rode & Carrillo, P.L.L.C. you can expect the following:
1. Being kept informed of the status of your case and being fully involved with all the decisions affecting your case.
2. Clear explanation of the law and your options.
3. Prompt responses to your calls or emails
4. Thorough explanation of what to expect during the different stages of your case
5. Detailed monthly invoices of the work performed
6. Online access to your own secured web site, with 24/7 access to your court orders and important documents

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

Everyone's situation is unique to the individual. And, nothing can substitute for hiring a lawyer when divorcing or when dealing with the often complex legal issues that arise as a result of divorce.
However, the law offices of Hayes, Rode & Carrillo, P.L.L.C. has found that well informed clients usually make the best decisions.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Yes

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

While we offer free initial consultations, we typically do not "coach" clients on how to represent themselves.

Rebecca Carrillo

Before forming the law office of Hayes, Rode & Carrillo, P.L.L.C. each of our attorneys worked at other firms or other governmental agencies. Our attorneys have experience and expertise in complex family law matters including divorce and child custody, immigration law, construction law, breach of contract, DTPA issues, collaborative law, criminal defense for misdemeanors and felonies, and general civil litigation including tort claims.

We incorporate a team approach with our clients and always provide clients opportunities to do any work that does not require an attorney.

License
  • Bar Number: 24066805
    Texas , 2009
Education
  • Texas A&M University
    Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Sociology , 2006
  • St. Mary's University
    Juris Doctorate , 2009

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