George Castillo Ruiz

Top rated Family Law attorney in San Antonio, Texas

Ruiz & Associates, PLLC
George Castillo Ruiz
Ruiz & Associates, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2015

Education: Texas A&M University School of Law and the acquired Texas Wesleyan Univ. School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024
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Ruiz & Associates, PLLC

1120 Buena Vista Street
San Antonio, TX 78207 Visit website


Attorney George C. Ruiz is the founder, owner and CEO of Ruiz & Associates, PLLC, in San Antonio, Texas. Nationally recognized as among the top trial attorneys in the country, Mr. Ruiz provides exceptional counsel and support to a diverse range of clients throughout Bexar County and the surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Family law and divorce

· Child custody and support

· Same-sex marriage issues

· Military divorce

· Adoptions

· Criminal Defense

· DUI/DWI defense

Bilingual in English and Spanish, Mr. Ruiz can directly communicate with a broad clientele, and he has gained a reputation for his unwavering commitment to his clients along with his uncommon legal knowledge and abilities. From his efforts, he has achieved a long record of helping his clients secure the favorable outcomes they seek for the serious and pressing legal issues affecting their lives, their families and their futures.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and superior client service, Mr. Ruiz has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, including perennial designation as a Rising Star from the American Institute of Legal Advocates. Moreover, he has received the 10 Best for Client Satisfaction award from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, and he has received Superb client ratings on Avvo along with the site's Clients' Choice award.

A 2010 dean's list graduate of the University of Texas with degrees in liberal arts and legal studies, Mr. Ruiz attended Texas A&M University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 2015. He is an active member of the San Antonio Bar Association and the American Bar Association as well as the State Bar of Texas and the organization's Family Law, LGBT Law and Criminal Justice Law sections.

Practice areas

Family Law, Criminal Defense

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Arrest & Arraignment, Child Support, Criminal Law, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Felony, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Misdemeanor, Name Change, Paternity, Same Sex Family Law

  • 80% Family Law
  • 20% Criminal Defense

First Admitted: 2015, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2021-2024- A recognition that is given to only 2.5% of all of the attorneys in Texas,
  • BBB - Accredited Business
  • Top Attorney - Avvo
  • Client's Choice - Avvo
  • 10 Best for Client Satisfaction - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • Rising Star 2018 - American Institute of Legal Advocates
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2015 to Present
  • Criminal Justice Law Section State Bar, Member, 2015 to Present
  • LGBT Law Section State Bar, Member, 2015 to Present
  • Family Law Section State Bar, Member, 2015 to Present
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member, 2015 to Present
  • Texas, 2015
Educational Background:
  • University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas, B.A., Honors: Dean's List, Major: Liberal Arts and Legal Studies - 2010
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Sibling Custody of two younger brother and sister; Granted., 2018
  • Residing AOP; Father found not to be parent of child. Recovered Paid Support 7k., 2019
  • Custody/Divorce; Mother and Children victims of F/V; Protective Order Granted; Spousal & Child Support Granted. Father jailed for violation of Protective Order., 2019
  • Attempted Sexual Assault; Jury - NOT GUILTY, 2016
  • Assault on the Elderly; Case Dismissed, 2019
  • No Finding Family Violence; Protective Order Denied, 2019
  • Fathers Rights; Secured Sole Custody for Father, 2018
  • 30k Police Limits; PI Case, 2016
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified Family Law Mediator - University of Houston Law Center, 2022
  • Admitted to Practice - Western District of Texas: U.S. District Court, 2022
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Pro Bono Service provided to a victim of family violence. The client was threatened with their life if they retained an attorney. The opposing party was served with an Ex Parte TPO and a Counterpetition for Divorce., 2023
  • Pro Bono Service provided for a grandmother in a suit affecting obtaining custody for the grandmother of her grandchild. Also represented the fathers of two other children and secured custody of those children for those fathers against the same mother., 2021

Office location for George Castillo Ruiz

1120 Buena Vista Street
San Antonio, TX 78207

Phone: 210-899-4853


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2024

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