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Law Office of S. Wesley Newell

Dallas-TX-US

www.swesleynewell.com

S. Wesley Newell has been a practicing attorney in Dallas Texas for fifteen years with an emphasis on municipal law, family law, including juvenile representation, criminal defense and insurance defense.

Attorney Newell is a former Assistant Attorney General, for the State of Texas, as well as a municipal prosecutor for the cities of DeSoto, Duncanville, and Lancaster. Some of his former clients include the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, University of North Texas, and University of Texas Systems.

Attorney Newell possesses a wealth of experience gained during his fifteen years of law practice and has had some high profile cases. Including: The State of Texas vs. Shaquanda Cotton a case that gathered national recognition, as well as the State of Texas vs. Guillermo Rojas which was featured on A & E televisions 1st 48 hours.

Additionally Attorney Newell has appellate experience and is published in both the Southwest 2nd and 3rd editions. When you want more "bang for your buck" coupled with a sensitivity for the client's concerns, Attorney S. Wesley Newell is the one you can count on.

Fathers visitation rights

Attorney S Wesley Newell makes fathers visitation rights a primary focus with his practice he has vounteered his time to work in Dallas Tx. for father equal access. He has been successful in obtaining access or possession to fathers who may have previously been denied.

If you are ready to experience the services of an experienced Dallas attorney, schedule your consultation with S. Wesley Newell. For over 15 years, he has delivered exceptional criminal law defense to residents of Dallas Texas, DeSoto, Duncanville, and other surrounding areas.

Dallas / North Texas Criminal Defense Attorney

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(972) 805-3943

Law Office of S. Wesley Newell
100 North Central Expressway
Suite 400-6 Dallas Tx. 75207
Office: 469.245.1392
Criminal Defense Attorney
www.swesleynewell.com

Rita Boyd - Attorney

Dallas-TX-US

Rita M Boyd, Attorney and Counselor at Law.

  • Licensed to Practice: 1992.
  • Law School: South Texas College of Law.
  • Member College of the State Bar of Texas and Dallas Bar Association.
  • Admitted to Practice in Federal Court for the Northern District of Texas.
  • Excellent disciplinary record with the State Bar. Handling family law matters with superior strategy and knowledge of the law is my strong point.
  • I have volunteered at Fathers for Equal Rights since 1993.
  • I possess a unique understanding of stepparent and father issues. I enjoy working with grandparents as well.
  • I sponsor a family law Discussion Board at www.LawInfo.com.
  • I practice with Charles E. Miller, Jr.,Attorney. Mr. Miller has 33 years experience in family law and is Board Certified.

Office Location: 5057 Keller Springs Rd., Suite 300
Keller Springs at Dallas N. Tollway
Dallas, Texas 75001
Office #: (972) 380-8000 (metro)
Telecopier #: (972) 380-8010
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Website: www.familyattorneystexas.com

Law Office of Paul Alvarado & Associates

Dallas-TX-US

A warm welcome to all clients of Father's for Equal Rights and a special HELLO to all other visitors coming from other websites. As a member of family law practice and legal counsel for twenty five years, please know that I have but one interest in mind as your attorney: that is to aggressively protect your legal rights and those of your children. Consequently, if you are in a legal situation where you need help with a family-law related matter - please call me or email me with your issue. I will then visit with you over the phone and let you know how I can help resolve your legal matter and the cost involved in handling your case. You will find that I offer experienced quality legal representation at affordable fees. Again thank you for your time and hope to hear from you soon. Family Law: Mr. Alvarado?s practice in this area covers the following:

Protective Order Defense and Criminal Assault Defense cases.
Divorce and Post Divorce Modification
Custody suits and child support issues
Paternity and adoption
Contempt actions involving civil/criminal sanctions
Modification of child support and custody
Visitation enforcement by non-custodial parents
Relocation and residence restriction matters
Grand-parent access suit

Mr. Alvarado's practice is dedicated to providing aggressive legal representation for his clients whether by Agreement, Mediation or Litigation before Judge or Jury. Whether you are a high level executive/manager, the policeman on street patrol or the typical wage earner. I will handle your case with a high level of integrity, respect and confidence. You, as a client, deserve no less from your attorney.

Other areas of practice include :
Criminal Law
Immigration Law
Personal Injury Law
Wills and Probate
IRS and Tax Law

Law Office of Paul Alvarado & Associates
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Office Telephone: (817) 368-5996
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Carnes & Ely LLP

Houston-TX-US

Tom Carnes and John Ely are Houston attorneys with a diverse civil trial practice, encompassing both business and family law litigation. The firm has a broad family law practice which includes a significant percentage of cases involving false allegations of child abuse by one parent against another in the context of a divorce or child custody modification. Mr. Carnes learned this playing field the hard way, as a parent who previously successfully defended himself, his wife, and their relationship with his daughter against false allegations of abuse brought by his former spouse.

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Vine Street Studios
1113 Vine Street, Suite 201
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713 921 7790
Fax: 713 921 7793

Heise Law Firm, P.C.

Fort Worth-TX-US

Christopher P. Heise has been practicing law for over a decade. After coming from a humble background, he honorably served his country in the armed forces. He is committed to providing the best legal representation for his clients. Mr. Heise has a substantial family law practice, which includes divorce, custody, adoption, child support, and paternity cases. He also practices criminal law with such items as expunction/non-disclosure, occupational licenses, and CDL licenses. Mr. Heise rounds out his practice with probate and other general practice matters. He possesses bench trial, jury trial, and arbitration experience and is a certified mediator.

Mr. Heise is a dynamic and authoritative legal representative for his clients and is well respected by his peers and judicial staff. He has repeatedly been recognized among Texas Magazine's Top Attorneys, Fort Worth. Mr. Heise and his legal team are qualified and ready to resolve your legal matter.

Heise Law Firm, P.C.
312 West Cannon Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
Phone: (817) 877-1555
www.HeiseLaw.com

Law Office of Suzanne Lomenick

Dallas-TX-US

Your family means everything to you which is why it is even more important to protect them and yourself. Let the office of Suzanne Lomenick represent you and yours in these trying times.

At the Law Office of Suzanne Lomenick, we do not just tell you what you want to hear in order to get a retainer. Rather, we listen attentively to learn about specific concerns and goals before providing you with an honest realistic evaluation of your legal options.

WHAT IS FAMILY LAW? Family law is a practice area that encompasses the legal issues that deals with family related matters and domestic relations. These issues include:

  • Divorce
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Custody
  • Division of Assets & Liabilities Due to Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Paternity

Let the Law Office of Suzanne Lomenick represent you in your family related issues!

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Katy Building
701 Commerce, Suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75202
Phone: (214) 698-3000
Fax: (214) 698-0031
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www.LomenickLaw.com

Justin Rivera, Attorney & Counselor at Law

Kaufman-TX-US

  • Areas of Practice:
    • Family Law: Divorce, Child Support, Child Custody, Modifications, Enforcements
    • Estate Planning: Last Will and Testament, Power of Attorneys, Advance Directives
    • Probate Law
    • Civil Law
  • Practice in Dallas and Kaufman Counties
  • Graduate of Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M University School of Law)

Office Location: The Rivera Law Firm
1701 S. Washington St., Suite B
Kaufman, TX 75142
Office #: (972) 413-8529
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Website: www.TheRiveraLawFirm.com

R. Joseph Powell, Attorney at Law

Dallas-TX-US

  • Licensed to Practice, 1990
  • Baylor School of Law, Law Review Associate Editor
  • Member Dallas and Texas Bar Association
  • First lawyer ever allowed to join the Dallas Fathers’ for Equal Rights Organization, in 1990
  • Volunteered at TFER offices since 1990
  • Perfect Disciplinary Record
  • Former School Counselor and Teacher
  • Over 20 years of experience practicing family law in Dallas and surrounding counties
  • Strong litigator and skilled mediator
  • Mediations: $275 per side; $475 per side full day. Will mediate pro-se cases
  • $90 per hour rate reduction for TFER members or persons referred by or through TFER
  • Document preparation by experienced attorney, not a paralegal; at $90 per hour

Office Location: The Rivera Law Firm
9330 LBJ Freeway (635) Suite 900
[Between Greenville and Abrams on South Access Road to 635]
Dallas, TX 75243
Office #: (214) 561-8006
Business Cell #: (214) 971-3823
Fax #: (214) 975-2632
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Website: www.dallasfamilyattorneyatlaw.com

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Jon R. Boyd - Family Law Attorney

Dallas and Plano-TX-US

www.BoydFamilyLaw.com

Call 972-381-2727

Plano, for Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex and surrounding counties, TX-US

Jon R. Boyd, Family Law Attorney. Offices in Plano (conveniently and centrally located on Dallas Parkway, north of Spring Creek Parkway, south of Tennyson). Licensed since 1979. Extensive experience in high conflict, litigated cases. Full Staff. Excellent client service and responsiveness. Trials before judges and juries recognized as strong advocate for Father's and Husband's rights involvement. Associated with and recommended by Fathers for Equal Rights since 1995. Serving Collin, Denton, Tarrant and Dallas Counties, and available for representation in any county in Texas. All aspects of Family Law, with services including:

  • Divorce - Children and Property Division Issues. Contested or agreed.
  • Child Custody - Winning Primary or Equal Possession and Sharing of Parental Decision Making Rights and Powers.
  • Support - Defending against Child and Spousal Support and Arrearages.
  • Visitation - Making sure you get the best and most possession possible.
  • Residence Restrictions - Keeping the other side from moving your children away.
  • Tackling Complex Family Law Issues -- Interstate Jurisdiction, Split Custody, Over the Cap Guidelines/Support, Family Violence, Abuse, Long Distance Visitation.
  • Modifications of Prior Orders - When Custody, Visitation or Support are being changed after an original order.

Plano Office Location:
6860 Dallas Parkway, Suite 200, Plano, Tx 75024
Office #: (972) 381-2727
Fax #: (972) 381-2720
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Websites: www.BoydFamilyLaw.com
www.planodivorceattorney.pro
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Alan L. Wittenberg, Attorney at Law

Dallas-TX-US

Our Firm has been practicing in the area of Family Law for over eleven years. Our clients' issues range from Divorce, Custody, Support, Visitation, Residence Restrictions, Child Support, Termination, Adoption, Interstate Jurisdiction, Property Division, modification of prior orders, and other Family Law issues. We also work with our clients on their Marital Agreements, both before marriage and after marriage. Additionally, we have a complete business practice, including formations, buy/sell agreements and contracts. As part of our service to our clients, we offer litigation services when called for. We also deal with matters in the areas of landlord/tenant law, consumer litigation, and simple wills and trusts.

Areas of Practice: Family Law; Wills; Incorporations; Business Law; Litigation and Transactional; Landlord Tenant Law; Probate
Graduate of: South Texas College of Law ? 1992
Bar #: 785277

Office Location: 8330 LBJ Freeway, Ste. 550
Dallas, Texas 75243
Office #: (214) 361-6511
Fax #: (214) 361-6512
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John R. Stoutimore, Attorney at Law

Fort Worth-TX-US

Practice is 95% family law in Tarrant, Dallas and Wise counties. Affliated with FER since 1981. Have represented many FER and TFER (Fort Worth) members.

Areas of Practice: Family Law
Graduate of: Baylor School of Law ? 1992
Bar #: 00786262

Office Location: 5725 E. Lancaster Ave. Fort Worth, Texas 76112
Office #: (817) 654-9444
Fax #: N/A
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Paul Stuckle, Attorney at Law

Plano-TX-US

The Law Office of Paul G. Stuckle has 18 years Criminal Law experience and offers legal assistance in Collin, Dallas, Denton, and other North Texas counties. Paul pregeres to defend against false allegations of child abuse, child sexual, domestic abuse and criminal cases. Please contact Paul for a free consultation.

MEMBER AND CONFERENCE ATTENDEE OF NATIONAL CHILD ABUSE DEFENSE*RESOURCE CENTER*FORMER CRIMINAL ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY COLLIN COUNTY*AUTHOR: TEXAS ARREST, SEARCH & SEIZURE (POLICE TRAINING MANUAL)*FORMER LEGAL ADVISOR FOR THE FORT WORTH POLICE DEPARTMENT

Areas of Practice: Family Law
Graduate of: Texas Tech School of Law, 1983
Bar #: 19437900

Office Location: 1001 20th St. Plano, Texas 75074
Office #: (972) 423-4405
Fax #: (972) 423-3447
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Website: www.paulstuckle.com

Frank Freeman, Attorney at Law

Houston-TX-US

Bennett-Freeman Law Firm: Houston law firm specializing in Family Law. Board Certified as of 2002. Custody cases and jury trials preferred.
Areas of Practice: Family Law
Graduate of: University of Houston - 1978
Bar #: 07422800

Office Location: 1314 Texas Avenue #609A Houston, Texas 77002
Office #: (713) 829-0768
Fax #: (713) 888-0162
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Philip Placzek, Attorney at Law

Houston-TX-US

Areas of Practice: Family Law: Conservatorship, Adoptions, Divorces
Graduate of: South Texas College of Law ? 2004
Bar #: 24044950
Other Languages: French

Office Location: 3730 Kirby Dr., Ste. 1200 Houston, Texas 77098
Office #: (713) 834-1166
Fax #: (713) 831-6825
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Website: www.placzeklaw.com

Sean Cody, Attorney at Law

Houston-TX-US

I represent people in the Houston County, Montgomery County, Brazoria County and Galveston County areas for Family Law, Criminal Law and Firearms Law issues. My office is located in downtown Houston, one block away from the Harris County Courthouse.
Areas of Practice: Family Law
Graduate of: University of Kentucky ? 1997
Bar #: 24004414

Office Location: 440 Louisiana St., Suite 1900
Houston, Texas 77002
Office #: (281) 451-4175
Fax #: (713) 513-5918
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Website: www.houstonattorney.org

Tom Nicol, Attorney at Law

Dallas-TX-US

Knowledgeable, Experienced, and On Your Side. Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Areas of Practice: Family Law; Civil Law
Graduate of: Vanderbilt University ? 1991
Bar #: 15015200

Office Location: 1901 Northwest Highway, Ste. 103 Garland, Texas 75041
Office #: (972) 278-7500
Fax #: (972) 278-7511
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Website: www.nicollaw.com

Steven W. Brooks, Attorney at Law

Dallas-TX-US

Areas of Practice: Family Law: Custody, Child Support Enforcement, Visitation Enforcement
Graduate of: Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law ? 1994
Bar #: 00793397

Office Location: 727 S. R.L. Thornton Frwy., Ste. 206
Dallas, Texas 75023
Office #: (214) 227-6303
Fax #: (214) 269-5952
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Carel L. Stith, Attorney at Law

Houston-TX-US

Areas of Practice: Family Law; Wills; Trusts; Probate
Graduate of: South Texas College of Law 2001
Bar #: 24031586

Office Location: 3730 Kirby Dr., Ste. 1200 Houston, Texas 77098
Office #: (713) 807-7580
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Daryl T. Gordon, Attorney at Law

Plano-TX-US

I handle divorces, enforcement cases, custody, and visitation matters. Within these areas, we routinely deal with cases involving false alegations of physical and sexual abuse, long distance access, paternity, child support arrears, in addition to the more common issues relating to children and divorces. I handle cases in Dallas, Collin, Denton, and Ellis counties. Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas. Not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Areas of Practice: Family Law: Divorce, Custody, Modification, Child Support Enforcement, Paternity
Graduate of: Southern Methodist University ? 1993
Bar #: 00788883

Office Location: Law Office of Daryl T. Gordon 701 E. 15th St., Ste. 102
Plano, Texas 75074
Office #: (972) 673-0303
Fax #: (972) 673-0370
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Website: www.gordonfamilylaw.com

Dorothea Laster, B.S., J.D., LL.M, Attorney at Law

Lake Dallas-TX-USA

“Because Experience and Preparation Matter”

Attorney Dorothea Laster has over twenty years of Family Law experience zealously representing clients in Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth and McKinney, Texas. Services include:

  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Child Support
  • Termination and Adoption
  • CPS Defense
  • Motions for New Trial and Appeals
  • Civil Litigation

Ms. Laster earned a “J.D.”, Juris Doctorate Degree and graduated with Distinction from the University of Nebraska-College of Law in 1991. Ms. Laster earned an Advanced Law Degree called an “LL.M” or “Master of Laws” and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1993. Ms. Laster’s Professional Licenses include:

  • State Bar of Texas, 1991
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, approx. 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, approx. 1998, and 2004
  • U.S. Supreme Court in 2009

Ms. Laster obtained her Basic Mediation certification from Texas Woman’s University in 2011. Ms. Laster’s Texas State Bar number is 11970400.

Office Location: Hopkins-Laster Law Office
2000 S. Stemmons Fwy, Suite 206
Lake Dallas, Texas 75065
Office #: (940) 498-1222
Fax #: (940) 497-0566
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Website: www.HopkinsLasterLaw.Com

Sarah E. Robbins, Attorney at Law

Fort Worth-TX-US

Sarah is originally from Longmont, Colorado. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs before attending Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, graduating with her Juris Doctorate in May 2013.

While in law school, Sarah was inducted in to the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society and served for two years as the president of the Family Law Student Association. During her term as president, Sarah oversaw organization of the school's Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Luncheon and the First Annual Texas Wesleyan School of Law Angel Tree, benefitting the children of Safe Haven of Tarrant County. Sarah also volunteered with Presenting Legal Activities to Youth (P.L.A.Y.), a student organization focused on providing underprivileged youth with law-based activities. As a volunteer with P.L.A.Y., Sarah participated in two career day events at a Fort Worth elementary school and the annual Elementary Mock Trial Competition. In addition to practicing law, Sarah serves on the board of the Fort Worth chapter of the Texas Young Professionals and volunteers as a camp counselor with Our Father’s Children, a non-profit providing weekend retreats for children in foster care.

Office Location: Sarah E. Robbins, Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 471086
Fort Worth, TX 76147
Office #: (817) 701-8152
Fax #: (817) 624-4345
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