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Tribunal

About the Metropolitan Tribunal & Contact Information

Mission

The Metropolitan Tribunal of the Archdiocese of San Antonio seeks to serve the people of this archdiocese by responding to petitions for declarations of nullity of marriages. We seek to do this with justice and compassion, helping all to find peace and reconciliation and to experience the mercy of God.

Rogatory Commissions

Dioceses requesting our assistance can contact us by email.

General Contact Information

Contact Us

IN PERSON:  The temporary offices of the Tribunal are located at 350 Sutton Drive, San Antonio, TX 78228, immediately behind St. Paul Catholic Church, just minutes from the Pastoral Center of the Archdiocese of San Antonio. 

BY MAIL:  Our mailing address remains:  Tribunal,
2718 W. Woodlawn Avenue, San Antonio, TX  78228.

2718 W. Woodlawn Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78228

210-734-1661

Tribunal Staff
  • Judicial Vicar

    Msgr. Charles Chaffman, JCD

  • Adjutant Judicial Vicar

    Fr. Tony Vilano, JCL

  • Defender of the Bond

    Fr. Krikor Chahin, JCD

  • Director & Advocate

    Anastacio J. Hinojosa, OSB obl, MA

  • Intake & Tribunal Archives Coordinator

    Sabrina Martinez

  • Ecclesiastical Notary

    Raquel Diaz

  • Case Coordinators

    Denise Marantes, LCSW
    Bosco Miller, MA, DMin Cand
    Brian Rankin
    Laura Ruiz, MAPM
    Francisco Suniga, MAPM

  • Administrative Assistants

    Raquel Diaz
    Elijah Mazuca