Your Case Is Unique…

But All Cases Begin With Procedures and Facts.

My diverse and extensive experience in Family Law and Criminal Defense prepare me to analyze your specific case and devise a strategy to achieve the best outcome.

The relationship between a client and their lawyer is built on confidence and trust. If you are in need of a dedicated and knowledgeable professional to represent you, speak with me today. You will interact directly with me and receive personal attention throughout your case.

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  • Family Law

    Built on Relationships

    • Resolve the relationship and advocate for your interests. Divorce doesn't have to end painfully, and I have plenty of experience to make sure of that.

    • Are your children in good hands? The law can ensure that your children are taken care of and with the best caretaker they can be with.

    • Your child needs support, and I can help you provide for them. Get compensation and adjust the fees for your children's care.

  • Criminal Defense

    Based on Candor, Honesty, and Truth

    • Possession or production of child pornography is serious, but there are defenses in place. I can help you.

    • These charges can have grim consequences. You need to be defended to get the best possible out come in your case.

    • Texas law is very firm with DWIs. Don’t let one night of your life ruin the rest. Get a defender who will fight for you.

About Jerry Tidwell

Jerry Tidwell earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence with honor from Texas Tech University.

For years, he acted as the Assistant Criminal District Attorney in the Special Crimes Division. While working in the Special Crimes Division, he was responsible for investigating and prosecuting atypical criminal offenses and assisting law enforcement agencies in the initial stages of criminal investigation. These crimes ranged anywhere from DWIs to internet fraud.

Jerry’s experience as a court-room prosecutor provides him with unique, holistic perspective in his criminal defense cases.

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When I found myself in need of a lawyer, I was referred to Jerry Tidwell. I am grateful for his help and expertise.

After deciding to take my case to jury trial, the DA decided to make a deal, and anything related to alcohol was dropped from my charges. After successful probation, I will have nothing in regards to a DUI/DWI on my record. AND I don’t have to go to trial after! A huge Relief!

- Anonymous

Mr. Tidwell was reliable and well informed. He was just the individual that I needed in my time of legal need. I would refer him without a doubt and would utilize his services again in the future.

- Anonymous



Of Trials & Contested Hearings


Years of Experience

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about your case? Read my blog for answers.

Family Law

There is a step-by-step divorce process in Texas. For those who are considering ending their marriage, the question of where to start and the sheer gravity of the decision often make divorce a difficult decision. Add to that a belief that children might be negatively impacted, and many put off…

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When couples divorce, or when unmarried people have children together, they will need to decide who has custody of the children. Child custody can be simple or complicated, depending on whether the parents can reach an agreement between themselves. At Tidwell Law Firm, we have represented numerous parents seeking custody…

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Legal separation is not directly addressed under Texas law. However, you can still “legally separate.” In other words, there are no specific statutes addressing legal separation. So, it is not specifically recognized by Texas courts. That means that you and your spouse can split up and live separately and reach…

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Defense Law

The advent of the internet has opened up limitless opportunities for people and businesses around the world. However, it also provides the possibility for people to use the anonymity of the internet to make claims against competitors or accidentally run afoul of the law with its ever-changing rules about internet…

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Assaults happen in all different kinds of settings. They happen at football games, bars, and in the home. When the police are called, or a victim gives them a statement, their job is not to debate you or listen to your story. Their job is to “investigate” (take a statement,…

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Violating probation in the State of Texas can come with serious repercussions. The court feels as though it cut you some slack by sentencing you to a period of probation as opposed to incarceration. It will be difficult to convince them that they should continue cutting slack in light of…

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