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

When it comes to divorce, splitting assets is one of the most contentious aspects of the split. Choosing not to live together and to get the divorce may be easy to agree on, but when it comes time to split marital assets, many couples wind up in a nasty battle.…

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Non-custodial parents are typically ordered to pay child support to their ex. The amount they are required to pay each month will vary based on several factors, with one of the most important being their monthly net income. The court will determine the amount to pay and issue an order…

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One of the biggest concerns our divorce clients have when coming to our law firm for legal advice is the cost of divorce in Texas. The honest answer is that the overall cost of a divorce depends on a number of different factors. Factors include whether children are involved, how…

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Defense Law

If you are on probation, it’s understandable that you might be worried about being arrested again. Being arrested and receiving a new charge while on probation is a terrifying prospect, especially if it causes more legal and financial problems for you. When you receive your order of probation from the…

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Like in other states, it is illegal to drive while intoxicated in Texas. You are considered intoxicated when your BAC is at or above 0.08% and you get behind the wheel of the car. A lot of people want to know, however, if can passengers drink alcohol in a car?…

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Texas strictly regulates certain substances, and the penalty for possessing an illegal substance will depend on what group it belongs to. Currently, penalty group 1 Texas drugs are those the government deems are especially dangerous. As a result, you could be facing significant time in prison if you are caught…

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