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Mark M. Childress

Founding Attorney
  • Profile

Honors & Awards

  • Top Young Lawyers in Texas
  • Tarrant County's Top Attorney's
  • Top Attorneys – Fort Worth Magazine - 2008 TO PRESENT
  • Rising Stars – Thomson Reuters - Super Lawyers - 2011 to PRESENT
  • Americas Most Honored Professionals – The American Registry - 2014 TO PRESENT
  • 360 West Top Attorney 2020 and 2021

Areas of Practice

Family Law 
  • Divorce
    • Uncontested Divorce
    • Complex Divorce
    • High-Asset Divorce
    • Property Division
    • Spousal Maintenance
    • Military Divorce
    • Divorce Temporary Orders
    • Divorce Temporary Restraining Order
    • Retirement division
  • Child Custody
    • Visitation, Possession and Access
      1. Custody Temporary Restraining Order
      2. Relocation
      3. Police/Fire Service Member Creative Possession and Access
      4. Military Member Possession and Access
    • Custody Temporary Orders
    • Child Support
    • Modifications
  • Paternity
    • Established Paternity
    • Name Change of Child
    • DNA Testing
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Termination and Adoptions
  • Protective Orders
  • Enforcements
    1. Child Support
    2. Possession and Access
    3. Property Division
  • CPS
    1. Saftey Plan
    2. Removal of Child
  • Mediation
  • Final Trials
Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors 
  • DWI or DUI
    1. Administrative License Revocation Hearings
    2. Occupational Driver's License Applications
  • Unlawful Possession of a Weapon 
  • Assault
    1. Simple Assault
    2. Assault Bodily Injury
    3. Domestic Violence
    4. Aggravated Assault
    5. Sexual Assault
  • Theft
  • Bond Hearings
  • Investigation Representation (Prior to formal charges being filed)
  • Clear Your Record
    1. Expunctions
    2. Nondisclosures
  • Traffic Tickets
    1. Commercial Driver's License Holders
    2. Public Intoxication

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2007

Education

  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Deans List
    • Major: Marketing

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Tarrant County Bar Association
  • Tarrant County Family Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Of Texas
  • Member of Better Business Bureau

Languages

  • English

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