Plano, Texas Divorce Lawyers

Lauren Powell
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I'm an experienced Dallas Fort Worth divorce lawyer and guide my clients at every stage of the divorce process. My practice includes simple and complex divorces, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
Adam Mundt
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Texas Divorce Attorney

University of Houston - DowntownTexas
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Brent Buyse
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Aggressive and expert representation in high net worth divorce cases.

We're experienced divorce lawyers and will fight to protect your family and fortune. Our practice includes complex cases, asset tracking, property division, spousal support, child support, and child custody & visitation. Read More »
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Michael R. Puhl
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Texas Divorce Attorney with 36 years experience

Michael R. Puhl is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and a certified mediator. Michael has been honored as a Texas Super... Read More »
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Kelly McClure
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Aggressive and expert representation in high net worth divorce cases.

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Thomas Albert Greenwald
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(214) 473-9696 6900 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce and Family
University of Wisconsin Law School
“Discipline and thoughtful planning are the secrets to successfully achieving clients’ goals while minimizing the emotional and financial costs of their cases.” – Tom Greenwald
Mark Louis Scroggins
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(469) 626-5220 5851 Legacy Circle
Suite 600
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Tulsa College of Law
Mark L. Scroggins is an aggressive and experienced trial attorney with a sound understanding of business matters that serves him well in family law. An accomplished speaker and author, Mr. Scroggins has practiced his legal expertise throughout the state of Texas for 26 years. He has written about family law matters for Texas Lawyer and has spoken about litigation technology before numerous organizations and corporate clients. Mr. Scroggins has a unique background in cutting-edge litigation technology, which is utilized by the entire Firm to increase the benefit to its litigation clients.

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Kathryn Murphy
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 30 years experience
(214) 473-9696 6900 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce and Family
The University of Texas School of Law
A highly goal-oriented family attorney, Kathryn Murphy is skilled in answering one of the most important concerns clients have about divorce: seeing an efficient, satisfactory end to the process. Kathryn initially helps clients establish their priorities, then outlines their options for achieving resolution. Drawing on her extensive trial experience as a family lawyer, Kathryn helps clients anticipate the likely impact of their decisions so they can choose wisely.

Clients value Kathryn’s thoroughness, especially in complex property and child custody cases. Her expertise includes cases involving the valuation of a business, closely held business interests, relocation, characterization of property, and premarital agreements....
Rachel Li
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(214) 616-3684 5601 Democracy Drive
Suite 109
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce and Family
Southern Methodist University
Plano Trial Attorney, Rachel Li, represents clients in divorce and family law matters in Collin, Dallas and Denton county Texas. "I provide my clients with effective, personalized and professional legal advice, based on honesty, integrity and the highest level of responsiveness, to meet and exceed their unique needs."
Jeff Domen
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(214) 473-9696 6900 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce and Family
Baylor Law School
Jeff Domen recognizes that divorce is new and unfamiliar to most individuals, and he works to create peace of mind by explaining the legal process and helping clients navigate the emotional roller coaster with a focus on hope, dignity, and prosperity. Believing that divorcing individuals need a clearly defined pathway, Mr. Domen assists clients in identifying their goals and developing a strategy to accomplish them. He is committed to managing clients’ most important assets—including children, money, and property—with dignity and respect.
Rhonda Sullivan Cleaves
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(972) 403-0333 5504 Democracy Drive, Suite 240
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Roy Lee Reeves
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(972) 596-4000 1400 Gables Court
Plano, TX 75086
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals and Family
A Judge once remarked to another attorney Roy is not afraid of a good fight, in fact, trial is the closest thing he can find to combat without getting shot at. I took that Judge's comment as a true compliment, not to myself but to my parents who taught me to work hard, never quit, and always defend those who cannot defend themselves (Semper Vallo). It is also a testament to many years spent in the Marine Corps, including multiple combat tours. After a few years in the Marine Corps, college was easy. ...
Curtis Harrison II
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(214) 473-9696 6900 N. Dallas Parkway
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Baylor Law School
Marco Sanchez
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer
(972) 784-2502 1400 Preston Road, Suite 400
Plano, TX 75093
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
University of Akron School of Law
Mr. Sanchez is licensed in Texas and Nevada and practices law in both states. He began his legal career working for a mid-sized law firm in Las Vegas, Nevada practicing in corporate law, business structuring, and estate planning. Mr. Sanchez taught seminars on Asset Protection, Tax and Estate Planning, and business strategies for companies around the country. After several years he decided to go on his own, opening his own practice that handles family law, business law, estate planning, and civil litigation. He was born and raised in New Braunfels, Texas. He attended the University of Dayton and obtained his...
Jon R. Boyd
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
(972) 737-8397 6010 W. Spring Creek Parkway
Suite220
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce, Family and Probate
University of Houston - Main Campus
Jon R. Boyd, B.B.A., J.D., is a Dallas native now living in Granbury and maintaining offices in Granbury and Plano. He obtained his undergraduate degree in business administration from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, graduated with a law degree from the University of Houston and was licensed to practice law in Texas in 1979. In addition to his membership in the State Bar of Texas, Jon is admitted to practice in Federal District Court (Northern District of Texas) and has held memberships variously in the American Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers’ Association, Collin County Bar Association,...
Brandon Joseph
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Aggressive and expert representation in high net worth divorce cases.

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Carla De La Cruz
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Texas Divorce Lawyer

Carla De La Cruz, born and raised in Puerto Rico. She graduated from the University of Puerto Rico in 2009 and later attended Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of Law. While in law school, she gained... Read More »
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Angel J. Berbarie
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(214) 473-9696 6900 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce and Family
The University of Houston Law Center
Maria Tsao Tu
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(972) 964-8366 6200 Chase Oak Blvd., SUITE 102- A
Plano, TX 75023
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
University of Washington School of Law and Seattle University School of Law
I call myself the "Common People" lawyer. I was raised to be self sufficient ever since I was old enough to babysit and deliver newspaper. I worked to put myself through college, law school and master degree. During the first phase of my law practice, My objective was to become a "rich and famous" lawyer. When I clawed my way there to the top, I couldn't figure out why I was so unhappy...So, I walked away from everything --my high paying salary, my condo by the lake, my personal shopper, my rich clients with limos...
Carson Epes Steinbauer
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
(469) 626-5321 5851 Legacy Circle
Suite 600
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce and Family
St. Mary's University School of Law
Richard L. Robertson
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 40 years experience
(972) 769-2727 5700 West Plano Parkway
Suite 2200
Plano, TX 75093
Divorce and Family
Rick Robertson is the president of KoonsFuller, P.C., the largest family law firm in Texas with offices in Dallas, Plano, Denton, Southlake and Houston. He is board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and “A-V” rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 1997 and in the Texas publication of Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers each year since 2003. He was the first family lawyer to appear on the cover of Texas’ Super Lawyers (2011) and was chosen as the top family lawyer in Texas by Texas Lawyer...
Cynthia Palmer
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(877) 353-4600 101 East Park Boulevard
Bank of America Tower Suite 600
Plano, TX 75074
Divorce and Family
South Texas College of Law
Todd Donald Shapiro
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(972) 423-0033 701 East 15th St Suite 204
Plano, TX 75074
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Todd Shapiro is a Criminal Defense attorney located in Plano TX. He is a partner at The Shapiro Law Firm, where he practices with his father, Howard Shapiro. The firm focuses on all matters pertaining to family law and criminal law. The Shapiro Law Firm has been a fixture in DFW for over 40 years.
Emmanuel Albarado
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(940) 315-7128 8105 Rasor Boulevard
#104
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Regent University School of Law
The Albarado Law Firm, P.C., serves clients in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex & North Texas areas with criminal defense, family law, immigration law, & personal injury matters. Founding lawyer & former prosecutor Emmanuel Albarado believes that we all have a story to tell, his story is one of redemption & perseverance.

The son of a world champion boxer, Emmanuel was born with a fighting spirit. He now brings this fighting spirit to your case & is ready to work diligently to provide you with the legal representation you deserve.

After graduating from law school, Emmanuel served as an assistant county attorney in...
Matt 'Matt'McKool
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Murphy, TX Divorce Attorney with 42 years experience
(469) 964-0959 401 North Maxwell Creek Rd
Murphy, TX 75094
Divorce, Business, Consumer and Family
SMU Dedman School of Law
Hayley Collins
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(214) 473-9696 6900 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce and Family
Saint Louis University School of Law
Esther Donald
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Dallas, TX Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
8350 N. Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75024
Divorce and Family
University of Texas - Austin
Robert Epstein
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Aggressive and expert representation in high net worth divorce cases.

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Robert Allen Thornton
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You and Your Family Come First

I grew up in South Georgia where I was raised on traditional values and southern cooking. It comes down to minding your manners and finding joy in the simple things, really. I was always near woods or a farm. Even... Read More »
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Christopher Michael Schmiedeke
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
6860 N. Dallas Parkway
Suite 200
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce and Family
Brian Bagley
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(972) 295-9050 701 East 15th Street
Suite 101
Plano, TX 75074
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan University
Daryl Gordon
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(972) 673-0303 701 E 15th St
Plano, TX 75074
Divorce and Family
Seth Crosland
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer
(972) 499-8129 1400 Preston Road
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75093
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family
C. Luke Gunnstaks
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(866) 918-0992 5601 Granite Parkway, Suite 350
Plano, TX 75024
Divorce, Entertainment & Sports and Family
Southern Methodist University
Ms. Dawn Marie Grams Horak
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Plano, TX Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(469) 644-7442 5851 Legacy Circle, 6th Floor
Plano, TX 75024
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Eric Stephen Lafleur
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Allen, TX Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(972) 836-2068 700 Central Expy. S.
Ste. 400
Allen, TX 75013
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Eric is board certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.
A Brook Fulks
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Allen, TX Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(972) 829-3923 1420 W. Exchange Pkwy
Building C, Suite 190
Allen, TX 75013
Divorce and Family
Baylor Law School
McKinney Family Law attorney A. Brook Fulks is an 8th generation Texan. Raised in Longview, Texas, she grew up showing American Paint Horses. Brook graduated from LeTourneau University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Minor in Biology. She continued her education at Abilene Christian University. In 2006, Brook earned a Master of Science in Psychology, as well as a certificate in Conflict Resolution. She completed courses in Mediation, Advanced Mediation: Marital Disputes, Advanced Mediation: Family Issues, and other conflict resolution courses. In 2009, Brook attended Baylor University Law School. While at Baylor Law, she...
George Edward Crumley
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(972) 359-1207 1420 W. Exchange Pkwy, Suite 180
Glendover Building C
Allen, TX 75013
Allen, TX Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
Chosen by peers as one of the Top 100 lawyers in the entire Dallas/Fort Worth region according to SuperLawyers magazine.
Sharon Sayles Corsentino
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Allen, TX Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(214) 937-9209 906 W. McDermott Drive, Suite 116-122
Allen, TX 75013
Divorce and Family
After gaining 13 years’ experience as a collaborative law divorce attorney, litigator and mediator with extensive experience representing families in Plano, Richardson, Frisco, Allen, McKinney, and Dallas in Texas courts, Sharon Corsentino made the decision to dedicate her practice exclusively to mediation. Sharon recognizes the value of taking a non-adversarial approach to family law matters, including divorce, child custody, and child support, to help parties maintain long-term relationships and keep children’s best interests at heart.

Sharon helps couples settle their disputes privately in a dignified manner, without involving a judge who could impose decisions on them that do not meet their...
Meghan Burns
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Aggressive and expert representation in high net worth divorce cases.

We're experienced divorce lawyers and will fight to protect your family and fortune. Our practice includes complex cases, asset tracking, property division, spousal support, child support, and child custody & visitation. Read More »
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Kate Mataya
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Aggressive and expert representation in high net worth divorce cases.

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Natalie Gregg
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Allen, TX Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(972) 829-3923 1420 West Exchange Pkwy Building C, Suite 190
Allen, TX 75013
Divorce
Natalie Gregg is a compassionate champion for families. Licensed by the State Bar of Texas, she is an experienced family lawyer who is focused on preserving families through the transitions of divorce, child custody and post-divorce modifications. As a mother of two, she combines a great sense of compassion with a dedication to delivering results for her clients. She is a passionate advocate for collaborative law.
Gary Ray Warren
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Richardson, TX Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(972) 600-2680 3600 Shire blvd. #205
Richardson, TX 75082
Divorce, Criminal, DWI and Family
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Gary R. Warren’s role at our North Texas law firm is representing families with divorce and child support issues. A native Texan himself – he graduated from Garland High School in 1983 – Gary serves the families of Dallas, Collin and Rockwall counties with matters involving divorce and child custody case law. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the North Texas legal field, several of which have been spent specifically with divorce and child support cases in communities stretching from Plano and Richardson to Sachse and Rowlett. After graduating from Texas Tech University in 1987, Gary...
Nicholas James Nuspi
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Allen, TX Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(972) 359-1207 1420 W. Exchange Parkway, Suite 180
Glendover Professional Center, Building C
Allen, TX 75013
Divorce, Consumer, Employment and Family
Michael F. Pezzulli
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(972) 713-1300 880 Country Club Road
Fairview, TX 75069
Free ConsultationFairview, TX Divorce Lawyer with 43 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
West Virginia University College of Law
Michael F. Pezzulli is a seasoned attorney with the experience and track record clients trust. He is a powerful advocate in court for clients facing high-conflict divorce, complex asset division, and every kind of civil trial matter. Pezzulli leverages deep knowledge of the law and decades of experience with judges and courts across Texas to fight for his clients. His passion for taking a strong case to court for a jury to decide, when settling would yield a fraction of its potential, has produced highly favorable results for many.

Pezzulli understands the emotional and financial toll of taking legal action...
Robert Allen Thornton
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Addison, TX Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(214) 779-7704 15851 Dallas Pkwy
#600
Addison, TX 75001
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Cumberland School Of Law
I grew up in South Georgia where I was raised on traditional values and southern cooking. It comes down to minding your manners and finding joy in the simple things, really. I was always near woods or a farm. Even as a child I found peace in those woods and being around horses, cows and dogs. I was trusted with firearms at a young age. Hard to imagine a 12 year old boy, alone in the woods with a rifle these days. I know what it means to take...
Joy N Obiselu
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DALLAS, TX Divorce Attorney
(469) 608-0529 13601 PRESTON ROAD
SUITE 516 W
DALLAS, TX 75240
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Attorney Joy Obiselu is the managing partner at Obi Legal Group (OLG) and an experienced trial lawyer primarily practicing in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex including but not limited to Dallas, Collin, Denton and Tarrant County. Joy Obiselu was born and raised in New Jersey where she attended Montclair State University. Soon after graduating from the university, she attended the great Thurgood Marshall School of Law located in Houston, Texas for law school. In law school, she was an active member of the student body as well as involved in the law school’s journal.

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Mark Rush Williamson
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Dallas, TX Divorce Lawyer with 33 years experience
(469) 385-3305 16633 NORTH DALLAS PARKWAY, SUITE 325
Dallas, TX 75001
Divorce and Family
I made the decision long ago to not be part of a large multi-layered law firm, to focus my practice entirely on family related cases, and work with only a few, select clients at any given time. As a result, I am able to take time to provide individualized attention to each client.

Family law cases often "blow up" but they don't have to most of the time. My goal is to help you resolve your unique case quickly in a civilized manner; however, if that's simply not possible I will fight aggressively for you, your children, assets, and future...
Michele Yvette Garza
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Dallas, TX Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(214) 295-5600 13140 Coit Road, Ste. 345
Dallas, TX 75240
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Garza Law Firm, LLLP is a brother and sister team of aggressive trial lawyers. We focus our practice on two areas of law, Family Law and Estate Planning/Probate. Family law includes matters such as divorce, child support, custody/visitation modification, paternity, grandparents' rights and adoption. Estate Planning includes Wills/Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Deeds, etc. We charge a reasonable hourly rate or flat fee, depending on the complexity of the matter. We offer a military discount and can offer a payment plan for attorney fees upon request.
Lauren Powell
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McKinney, TX Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
6800 Weiskopf Ave
#150
McKinney, TX 75070
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy and Family
Wayne State University Law School
Powell Law Offices, P.C. is client focused, and resuIts driven. We focus our practice in two areas: bankruptcy and debt issues, and family law (divorce, custody, child support, modifications and enforcements). We are tenacious and fight for our clients. We also take the time to listen to and know our clients, because the information that can win a case often comes from the details we get from everyday conversations with our clients. We are there for our clients, every step of the way. I am licensed to practice law in Texas and Michigan. I am admitted to practice in the...
Clint Joseph Westhoff
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Plano, TX Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(214) 473-9696 6900 North Dallas Parkway
Suite 400
Plano, TX 75001
Divorce and Family
Francesca Blackard
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Aggressive and expert representation in high net worth divorce cases.

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Spencer Page
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Southern Methodist University and Texas A&M University School of LawTexas
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.