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The Best Family Law Attorneys in Houston TX Are the Ones Proven Safe to Hire

Family law attorneys in Houston Texas bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are those divorce lawyers and family law attorneys verified by our independent research to have met the TOP 10 requirements for ability and value, and for whom our staff has called previous clients to verify high satisfaction with them for family law cases in Houston TX, including for division of property, child support, child custody and visitation, alimony, divorce mediation services and more.

Updated November 4, 2016

 The TOP 10 Divorce Lawyers & Family Law Attorneys in Houston TX

H Steven Byers Law Offices
(281) 446-5252
1521 Green Oak Pl # 140
Kingwood, TX 77339

Areas Served: Atascocita TX,Harris County,Baytown TX,Pasadena TX,Cypress TX,Houston TX,Spring TX
Services: divorce,domestic partnership dissolution,annulments,child visitation,child support

Bateman & Pugh PLLC
(713) 609-7700
909 Fannin St # 1800
Houston, TX 77010

Areas Served: Houston TX,Harris County TX,Bridgeland Community TX,Pasadena Texas,Cypress TX,Alief
Services: divorce lawyers & family law attorneys for prenuptial agreements,arbitration

Fullenweider & Associates
(713) 624-4100
4265 San Felipe St # 1400
Houston, TX 77027

Areas Served: Houston TX,Harris County,Atascocita TX,Baytown TX,Cypress TX,Alief TX,Pasadena Texas
Services: divorce mediation & arbitration,divorce lawsuits,legal separation,annulments

Texas Child Support Lawyer
(281) 492-2166
20501 Katy Fwy # 124
Katy, TX 77450

Areas Served: Houston Texas,Pasadena TX,Harris County,Cypress TX,Atascocita TX,Alief,Baytown TX
Services: family law attorneys for divorce,former name restoration,restraining orders

Enos Law Firm PC
(281) 333-3030
17207 Feathercraft Ln
Webster, TX 77598

Areas Served: Harris County,Bridgeland Community TX,Houston TX,Channelview TX,Pasadena Texas
Services: child support,spousal support agreements,division of assets,pre-nup agreements

Mahoney Law Office
(281) 998-9450
4915 Holly Ave
Pasadena, TX 77503

Areas Served: Harris County Texas,Houston Texas,Pasadena TX,Alief TX,Cypress TX,Baytown TX,Spring
Services: family law attorneys for divorce,alimony,child support,division of property

Short Carter Morris LLP
(713) 626-3345
1177 West Loop S # 700
Houston, TX 77027

Areas Served: Baytown Texas,Harris County,Bridgeland Community,Houston TX,Cypress TX,Alief TX
Services: local lawyers for family law,marriage annulments,child & spousal support enforcement

Currin Wuest Mielke Paul
(281) 359-3700
800 Rockmead Dr # 220
Humble, TX 77339

Areas Served: Houston Texas,Harris County,La Porte TX,Houston TX,Channelview TX,Spring TX,Baytown
Services: lawyers for dissolution of marriage,FLARPL,child custody & shared custody agreements

Devlin Naylor & Turbyfill
(713) 622-8338
4801 Woodway Dr # 420w
Houston, TX 77056

Areas Served: Baytown TX,Harris County,Channelview TX,Pasadena TX,La Porte TX,Deer Park,Houston TX
Services: family law & divorce lawyers,alimony adjustment,child custody,arbitration services

The Best Family Law Attorneys in Houston TX Are the Ones Proven Safe to Hire  

The state of Texas requires divorce and family law attorneys in Houston TX to be licensed by the State Bar simply as practicing lawyers, not in the specialty of divorce and family law specifically and its involvment in divorce, pre-nup agreements, child support, child visitation and child custody issues, alimony and spousal support, division of assets, etc.

So a state bar license is no guarantee that any particular family law attorney or divorce lawyer in Houston TX is experienced in family law or divorce law, is providing real value, or satisfying clients.

This makes it significant that all family law attorneys in Houston TX who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous clients to verify high satisfaction with their divorce or family law services, good complaint record, verified liability insurance, sufficient length of time in business, best business practices, and more.

Family Law Attorneys and Divorce Lawyers in Houston TX
Whether or not the parties in a marriage have children, a divorce (or 'dissolution of marriage') is handled in a branch of thecourt system known as family law. Often, lawyers who specialize in helping people through divorce are known as family law attorneys, divorce attorneys, or both.

In the world of family law, there are always at least two parties (occasionally more than that): basically husband and wife. Whereas in other areas of civil law the parties are known as plaintiff and defendant, in family law they are referred to as petitioner and respondent. Any family law or divorce attorneys are qualified to represent either party. In fact, there is little functional difference in the designations of petitioner and respondent. Whichever party makes the first request to the court for a dissolution or separation is the petitioner; he or she "petitions the court" and the other party "responds" to the petition.

If there are children under the age of eighteen involved in your divorce, divorce lawyers or family law attorneys in Houston will also be able to negotiate custody, visitation and support issues as a matter of course. Where divorcing parties are not fiercely divided over these issues, it is usually fine to negotiate an agreement and memorialize it through your respective counsel. If however, custody, visitation or support issues are contested, it may be best to be sure you have divorce lawyers or family law attorneys in Houston  that specialize in custody disputes.

It is worth noting that in Texas, dissolutions of marriage are governed by a few rules that are good to familiarize yourself with before you consult with attorneys. Texas, and several other states, have "community property" laws which govern the way virtually all the money, property and objects that accumulate during a marriage will be divided in the event of divorce. The community property laws do not affect matters of custody or visitation if your dissolution involves minor children. Community property is a complicated subject, and your attorney will be able to explain how it will apply to your individual case.

The state of Texas allows both fault and no-fault grounds for divorce. Fault-based grounds for divorce include cruelty, adultery, conviction of a felony, abandonment, living apart for at least three years, and confinement to a mental hospital. No-fault means any party can request a divorce and need not state any reason other than the catch-all: irreconcilable differences. Most jurisdictions strongly favor this type of policy for divorcing parties, because it avoids unpleasant accusations which must then be argued and/or proven in front of a tribunal. This means that many allegations which divorcing spouses might find relevant, if not extremely vexing, and which may or may not be true, are irrelevant. Good divorce attorneys in Houston can explain how this will work in your individual case.

Some Family Law Attorneys in Houston Are Much Better than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these divorce lawyers in Houston TX: Bateman & Pugh PLLC, Fullenweider & Associates, Short Carter Morris LLP, Devlin Naylor & Turbyfill, Currin Wuest Mielke Paul, H Steven Byers Law Offices, Texas Child Support Lawyer, Mahoney Law Office, Enos Law Firm PC. Other family law attorneys in Houston TX who might still be in business include: .




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