Top Fort Worth Family Lawyers Near You

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The Law Office of William D. Pruett, PLLC

Family Lawyer | Fort Worth, TX

817-618-4587

Bill Prides Himself in Getting the Best Results for his Clients and being Highly Rated among the Family Law Attorneys in Fort Worth.

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Sabelhaus & Lynch PLLC

Family Lawyer | Fort Worth, TX

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

817-601-8637

We Understand How Traumatic a Family Law Matter Can Be On You and Your Family. Let Us Help You Navigate Your Way. Call Today!

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The Shapiro Law Firm

Family Lawyer | Serving Fort Worth, TX

Free Consultation

972-616-4335

Handling Complex Cases For Over 35 Years. Call Us.
We Can Help!

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H. Bryan Hicks, Attorney at Law

Family Lawyer | Serving Fort Worth, TX

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We are just as committed to resolving your legal matter as you are. The first step starts with an email or call to our law firm.

At H. Bryan Hicks, Attorney at Law, we help people address difficult legal issues in family law, divorce, estate planning and probate. Serving individuals throughout Central Texas, we are known for our commitment to the unique needs of each client. Bryan Hicks brings more than 25 years of experience to every client matter, and is recognized for his thoughtful and creative …

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James H. Horton Law Firm, P.C.

Family Lawyer | Serving Fort Worth, TX

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Aggressively Advocating For Your Best Interests

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Dealing with a legal issue is not on the top of a person's mind as they go through their lives, but they do arise. If you a have a legal issue involving criminal, drunk driving, family law and divorce or have estate planning needs, we can help defend your rights and your goal becomes our goal. We know that this is a critical moment for you, and we will help you …

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Law Offices of Linda Risinger

Family Lawyer | Serving Fort Worth, TX

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30 Years Experience in All Family Law Related Matters. Judgement. Experience. Accessibility. Call Us. We Can Help!

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Fort Worth Family Law Information

Are You Dealing with a Family Law Issue?

Family law matters can be overwhelming and incredibly sensitive. The longer the problem remains unresolved, the greater the toll it can have on the welfare and well-being of you and your family. An experienced Fort Worth family law attorney will help protect your rights.

Family Law Issues

There are many legal issues that face families, such as child custody, child support, divorce, domestic violence, legal separation, annulment, paternity or spousal support. Of course, as diverse as families are, there are more Family Law issues that land under this broad category of law.

Remember dealing with a Family Law issue will not only have an impact in your life emotionally, but also legally and financially. It is very important to take the time to discover long-term solutions for your family's needs and future.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

Lead Counsel Rated Attorneys

Lead Counsel's objective process independently verifies attorney records, conferring with state bars across the country and conducting annual reviews to confirm that the attorney practices in the legal categories as indicated, possesses a valid bar license, and is eligible to practice in the specific jurisdiction.

Court Locations in Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth Municipal Court

1000 Throckmorton St. ,Fort Worth,TX76102
Phone: (817) 392-6700

Time Curry Criminal Justice Center

401 West Belknap St. ,Fort Worth,TX76102
Phone: (817) 884-1066

Scott D. Moore Juvenile Justice Center

2701 Kimbo Rd. ,Fort Worth,TX76111
Phone: (817) 838-4645