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Proven experience to help protect you, your family, freedom, or reputation.

We’re a full-service law firm located in Lubbock, Texas. We bring a results-driven approach to every case and client. The sooner you hire us, the greater chance of a favorable outcome for you.

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Areas of Practice

With over 20 years of combined experience, Carter & Rader is Lubbock, West Texas and New Mexico’s trusted law firm recognized for delivering exceptional legal services in a quick, effective and cost-efficient manner while preserving the highest standards of legal and professional integrity. Our Lubbock-based, highly regarded attorneys primarily focus in the areas of practice below.

Criminal Defense

We’re on your side. From DWI’s and possession to assault or traffic offenses, we work hard to get the verdict you deserve.

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Family Law

Negotiate, protect and preserve your dignity and livelihood through better representation through your emotionally-trying situations. From custody to assets, we fight hard for our clients.

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Children’s Protective Service (CPS)

We fight for the legal rights of parents and their fundamental right to raise children. Let our experienced team help you regain access to your children.

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Personal Injury

Our personal injury attorneys will handle your case aggressively to make sure you are compensated swiftly and appropriately.

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What our clients are saying

4.8 out of 5.0 stars


From the moment I walked in, Bonnie and her team made me feel at home. They made my needs their priority and it gave me the comfort I needed. They explained everything in detail and walked me through the entire process. And she really took control of my situation. We were very prepared for our case and in the end it worked in our favor and we walked away with a victory. Bonnie is awesome.

—Will T.

Aaron is phenomenal. He's the best. He's the seasoned West Texas attorney who you want when you need an advocate. I know he has my best interests at heart. Life happens and when it happens in a way that you need legal representation, he's the kind of guy you want on your side. Whether your case is big or small, he's going to fight for you with the same intensity either way. I always felt like my situation was important and I can't be happier with my decision to hire Aaron. It's a luxury to know someone like him.

—Joe E.

I have used Aaron more than once. Aaron Carter and his team are just an incredible group. They are very understanding and easy to work with. In a challenging situation, Aaron was able to open up doors and create the best possible outcome for me and my family. When you feel like there are no other options, it's nice to have real support and integrity behind you. What he did for me was lifechanging. I owe a lot to him and his team and would absolutely use him again.

—Nick H.

Bonnie was unbelievable. She has a lot of compassion and patience. Everything for me was handled very effectively. She's a wealth of knowledge and has an impressive background that makes her an ideal attorney. She and her team are very attentive to your schedule and your unique situation. She never hesitated to answer my questions and give me peace-of-mind throughout the process. I would not recommend anyone else.

—Brandon S.

I can't say enough how wonderful and genuine Bonnie is. She is absolutely incredible and will go to bat for you and your best interests. She was very thorough and made the process seamless and effortless on my part. The thing I liked the most was that I could reach out with questions at any time and she really got on it and responded quickly. She also made me feel comfortable with the entire process. She's persistent, gets the job done and I got exactly what I wanted and what we knew we deserved. She's extremely good at what she does and I could not have been any happier with the way she handled everything.

Succesful. Aggressive. Passionate.

Since 2009, our primary goal is to provide aggressive, exceptional legal representation that is affordable. We strive to exceed your expectations! Our law firm treats our clients as we would want to be treated, providing personal attention to each and every client.

Our law firm handles cases in the areas of Criminal Defense Law, Family Law (including divorces, child custody issues, modifications, upholding custodial and noncustodial parental rights, CPS cases and child support), Personal Injury Law, and General Civil Law.

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