Law Office of David Scales

At the Law Office of W. David Scales, we focus our practice on legal areas including criminal defense and family law matters.

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Firm Overview

At the Law Office of W. David Scales, in Belton, we work with individuals and families throughout central Texas, handling legal matters ranging from family law to criminal defense concerns.

We know the legal process can be confusing and intimidating. The decision to contact an attorney can take a real leap of faith. When you hire us, we will do the best job humanly possible. Your faith in us will be justified.

We make ourselves available when you need us, day or night, and we always go the extra mile to protect your interests. We are compassionate and committed members of our community who believe that we have an obligation to serve others and that our own lives will be enriched by sharing our talents.
Main Office

Main Office
208 East Central Avenue
Suite 108
Belton  TX  76513

Phone
  • 254-913-5245
DUI and DWI
As a criminal defense attorney, David Scales works to make certain your rights are protected. He creates effective strategies for defense of charges associated with misdemeanor and felonies, including: DWI/DUI
At the law offices of W. David Scales, in Belton, we handle a broad range of legal issues for clients throughout central Texas. We recognize the legal process can be intimidating. Contacting a lawyer can take a leap of faith. When you come to our offices, you'll get compassion and understanding, and a commitment to work hard to help you reach your goals.
Family
Family law issues often involve a lot of emotion. At the Law Office of W. David Scales, we take the time to listen to your story and truly understand your needs and concerns.
Guiding You Through the Process:

We are ready and able to support you through the decision making process in family-related matters:

Adoption
Child custody
Child support

Child Protective Services Representation:

We do a lot of work in Child Protective Services (CPS) court, representing parents of children who are in CPS custody. We also represent family members (aunts, uncles and grandparents) who fear for the welfare of minor children and seek to have those children placed with them. We have successfully argued for the dismissal of CPS custody actions for clients in Bell County.

Family Law Mediation:

In many family law disputes, mediation can be an effective alternative to a costly and time consuming trial. In mediation, both parties are given the opportunity to discuss their divorce or child custody concerns and develop a mutually acceptable resolution.

Lead attorney, David Scales , has extensive experience and training in mediation and has mediated disputes at the state and federal level. He has also been a mediation trainer at both the state and federal level.

Criminal Defense

As a criminal defense attorney, David Scales works to make certain your rights are protected. He creates effective strategies for defense of charges associated with misdemeanor and felonies, including: DWI/DUI
At the law offices of W. David Scales, in Belton, we handle a broad range of legal issues for clients throughout central Texas. We recognize the legal process can be intimidating. Contacting a lawyer can take a leap of faith. When you come to our offices, you'll get compassion and understanding, and a commitment to work hard to help you reach your goals.
Child Custody
Family law issues often involve a lot of emotion. At the Law Office of W. David Scales, we take the time to listen to your story and truly understand your needs and concerns.
Like most people, you want to do what is best for your children and yourself. Securing the right attorney for your particular situation is of utmost importance. At the law offices of W. David Scales , in Belton, Texas, we take the time to listen to your story and truly understand your situation.
Child Support
Family law issues often involve a lot of emotion. At the Law Office of W. David Scales, we take the time to listen to your story and truly understand your needs and concerns.
Like most people, you want to do what is best for your children and yourself. Securing the right attorney for your particular situation is of utmost importance. At the law offices of W. David Scales , in Belton, Texas, we take the time to listen to your story and truly understand your situation.

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

At our office, we wanted to make a difference in the central Texas community of families. We knew that the legal process can be intimidating and that contacting a lawyer can take a real leap of faith. We work hard to understand the unique aspects of your case and provide you with meaningful options, so that you feel that your faith in us is justified. Family Law and criminal defense are areas that involve many emotions, and where we feel that we can be the most supportive to our community through our service.

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

Baylor University School of Law Juris Doctor 1979

34 years since William D. Scales was first licensed to practice law.

Compassionate Central Texas Lawyer

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.

David Scales

License
  • Bar Number: 17700100
    Texas , 1979
Education
  • Baylor University School of Law
    Juris Doctor , 1979

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