Criminal Defense Attorney in Stephenville

If you’re facing criminal charges in Stephenville or Erath County, Texas, a lot could be at stake – your drivers’ license, your right to own a gun, your ability to get security clearance for work, your professional licensure, and even your freedom. 

At times like these when the stakes are high, turn to the experienced Stephenville criminal defense lawyers at Lee and Wood, LP. Our focus is always on achieving the best possible results given the facts of your case. 

  • Attorney Jerry Wood has been defending Texans accused of crimes for more than 35 years. He’s taken more than 100 cases to trial.
  • Attorney Chad Lee is a former prosecutor, now criminal defense attorney. His extensive experience on both sides of the aisle has prepared him to effectively defend clients against every kind of criminal charge. 

Right now the future may look scary, but you have a defender on your side. Choose a law firm that focuses exclusively on criminal law. Contact Lee and Wood, LP: 817-596-3866.

Defense Against All Charges in Erath County Criminal Courts

Our law firm defends clients against every kind of charge in criminal and juvenile courts at the Erath County Courthouse and the 266th Judicial District Court in Stephenville, and the Erath County juvenile probation office in Dublin.


Drunk Driving Charge

Many people get pulled over along Highways 377 and 281, as well as 108, 67, and local roadways. We defend drivers who have been charged with drunk driving offenses: first offense DWI, second or subsequent DWI, DUI with Child in Vehicle, DWI with a concealed weapon in the vehicle. 

You could also face a DWI charge if you were using drugs, even prescription drugs, if they impaired your abilities. 


Fighting (or assault) is a common criminal charge, whether that’s a bar fight, juveniles fighting at school, or a domestic assault. You could face criminal charges even if you didn’t actually strike someone but just threatened to do so. 

Juvenile Offenders

Everyone makes mistakes, especially young people who may not realize that their actions can have long-term consequences. Drug charges, shoplifting, property crimes and underage drinking are some of the most common charges teens face. Our goal with teen clients is to minimize the impact of the criminal charges and to protect the child’s future.  

We defend people on these and other criminal charges:

Fighting Criminal Charges in Stephenville, TX

Although we are located in Fort Worth, we defend people in every community throughout Erath County, including Stephenville, Dublin, and Thurber.

Why do people from Erath County choose Lee and Wood? Our clients want experience on their side in the courtroom and they trust us to provide that. Some of our clients like a little distance between their criminal matter and their hometown, especially if they live in a small rural community. 

We’ll do everything we can to help you through this difficult time. Contact Lee and Wood, LP, for a free, confidential consultation. Call 817-678-6771 or complete our online contact form to schedule an appointment.