Criminal Defense Attorney

Firm Overview

Firm Overview |

Stephen Nicholas has the experience, knowledge and compassion to guide you through a difficult period of your life. Whether your situation involves a criminal charge such as DWI, Sexual Assault, Drug Possession, Child Pornography or Child Sex Assault or if you are facing a difficult divorce, Stephen Nicholas will help you.

The Law Offices of Stephen Nicholas serves the greater San Antonio area including the following counties: Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Wilson, Atascosa, Kendall, Kerr, Medina, Uvalde, Kimble, Travis, Hays, Gillespie, Webb and Val Verde.

The Law Offices of Stephen Nicholas offers legal representation for individuals dealing with the following:


 DWI and DUI - Misdemeanor or Felony

  Intoxication Manslaughter
  Intoxication Assault
  DWI on a military base or Federal Reserve

Drug Charges - Misdemeanor or Felony

  Drug Possession
  Possession with the Intent To Distribute

Sex Crime Charges

  Sexual Assault
  Aggravated Sexual Assault / Rape
  Sexual Assault of a Child
  Solicitation of a Minor
  Child Pornography – Possession or Distribution


Assault & Murder Charges - Misdemeanor & Felony

  Simple Assault & Aggravated Assault (with a deadly weapon)
  Murder & Attempted Murder
  Assault and injury to a child or elderly person

Federal Charges – Civil or Criminal

Drug Charges - Marijuana, Cocaine, Methamphetamine

Bank Fraud
   DEA Violations
   Medicare Fraud

Appeals – State or Federal |

State Criminal - Includes petitions for discretionary review to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals or to the Fourth Court of Appeals located in San Antonio, Texas, or to any other Court of Appeals in Texas.

State Civil - Civil Appeals to the Fourth Court of Appeals of Texas, located in San Antonio, Texas

Federal Criminal – Includes jury trials in Federal Court and, if necessary, appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, whose primary location is in New Orleans, La. with a Satellite Office in Houston, Texas.

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State Writs of Habeas Corpus, pre-trial and post-conviction including Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Art. 11.07 writs of Habeas Corpus Federal Writs of Habeas Corpus (2254 and 2255)

Family Law |

 Simple Divorce with no Children
 Divorce with Children
 Divorce with retirement issues to be determined
 Child Custody Cases
 Child support modification
 Visitation modification
 Grandparent access
 Social study preparation
 Spousal misconduct investigation
 Psychological evaluation

Appointment of an ad litem who solely represents the child or children in a custody of visitation case