Tarrant County Fighting For Your Rights

Family Law Attorney in Tarrant County

Compassionate Family Law Services

Tarrant County FamilyAt Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, PLLC we are dedicated to providing our clients with services catered to their unique situations. From the very first consultation to the resolution of their case, we work closely with each client to ensure their needs are met.

Our lawyers have extensive experience in the area of family law and have won countless cases. We can help you strategize for an outcome that would work best for you and your family. You can rest easy knowing our Tarrant County firm is prepared to go the distance to ensure your goals are recognized and you are treated fairly throughout the process.

To schedule your appointment, call our firm today at (817) 497-8148! Se Habla Espanol.

Helping Resolve Your Legal Issues

Our Tarrant County attorneys begin working on your case the moment you call for your first consultation. Our knowledge in all areas of family law will help us devise a plan for your situation. We strive to provide a positive outcome to your case for all parties involved.

We can help you in the following areas:

  • Divorce: Divorces can be difficult and stressful. Let us take the legal burden of asset division or visitation arrangements off your hands.

  • Modifications: Not happy with an existing divorce order? Our attorneys can help you seek a modification from your local court.

  • Child Custody: Custody can often be hotly contested in the courtroom. We will aggressively advocate for your parental rights and your child's best interests.

  • Child Visitation & Access: If you are having trouble gaining access to your child or the other parent is not upholding a visitation agreement, we can help you get the situation back on track.

  • Temporary Orders: Sometimes our clients need to make legal arrangements while their divorce is pending. Our firm helps seek legal orders for these temporary situations.

  • Property Division: Dividing marital property is often a difficult task. We can help you create an itemized list of all marital assets and debts to help ensure all items are divided fairly.

  • Adoption: There are many forms and processes to complete for a person seeking to adopt a minor. We can ensure all forms and processes are completed correctly so your adoption is as easy as possible.

  • Paternity: Paternity issues can often be challenging to navigate. Our attorneys will aggressively fight for your position and help achieve a positive outcome.

Whether your case can be resolved peacefully out of court or you need to go to trial, we will always advocate for your rights and litigate to the best of our abilities. We prepare for every possible outcome and strongly advocate for your best interests every step of the way.

Dedicated to Protecting Your Best Interests

Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, PLLC is a Tarrant County law firm that believes in approaching every case with a complete plan of action. We are a team of knowledgeable lawyers full of tenacity and integrity. If you are looking for a firm that cares about their clients and passionately fights for their goals, reach out to our firm today.

Call us at (817) 497-8148 or contact our firm online to get started. Se Habla Espanol.

Meet Our Team 

Dedicated Legal Professionals
  • Mark M. Childress
  • Desiree A. Hartwigsen
  • Elizabeth C. Barr
  • Sarah E. Robbins
  • Konnor N. Lee
  • Laura E. Richardson
  • Melissa S. Mozingo
  • Amie M. Wilson
  • Sara E. Brandt
  • Mark M. Childress Mark M. Childress

    Founding Attorney

    Areas of Practice Divorce Complex Divorce Family Law Custody & Visitation Property Division Adoption Military Divorce ...
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  • Desiree A. Hartwigsen Desiree A. Hartwigsen

    Managing Attorney

    Desiree A. Hartwigsen grew up in Stephenville, Texas where she graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. During her time at Tarleton, Desiree studied abroad in London, England at Queen Mary’s University where she studied Comparative Criminal Justice.
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  • Elizabeth C. Barr Elizabeth C. Barr

    Associate Attorney

    Elizabeth C. Barr is a Dallas/Fort Worth native. She attended college at the University of North Texas where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Elizabeth’s eagerness to learn lead her to law school at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctorate Degree. While in law school Elizabeth knew she wanted to practice family law.
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  • Sarah E. Robbins Sarah E. Robbins

    Associate Attorney

    Sarah E. Robbins is the newest member of the team at the Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, PLLC. She was born and raised in Colorado where she graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and a minor in communications. After a visit to her uncle’s law office at the age of six, Sarah decided to follow in her uncle’s footsteps and become a lawyer.
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  • Konnor N. Lee Konnor N. Lee

    Associate Attorney

    Konnor Lee was raised in Arlington, TX and attended the University of Arkansas , where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts ...
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  • Laura E. Richardson Laura E. Richardson

    Associate Attorney

    Raised in Westchester County, New York, by two corporate attorneys, attending law school after graduating from Dartmouth was ...
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  • Melissa S. Mozingo Melissa S. Mozingo

    Associate Attorney

    After working as a legal assistant for a year, Melissa knew she wanted to pursue a career in law. Melissa graduated from the ...
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  • Amie M. Wilson Amie M. Wilson


    Amie began working in family law as a receptionist in a small private practice where she was tasked with answering the telephone, corresponding with clients and court staff and handling a multitude of other administrative duties. Amie’s ability to multitask and her attention to detail lead her to be tasked with handling an overflow of paralegal work.
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  • Sara E. Brandt Sara E. Brandt


    A paralegal here at the Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, Sara enjoys helping our team handle highly contested cases, working ...
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Why Choose Us for Your Family Matters?

  • Direct Access To Your Attorney

    Our Attorneys personally handle each case themselves. You will have direct access to your attorney to be able to get the answers that you need. 

  • Transparency

    Honesty and transparency are critical in building trust with your attorney. You will always know what is going on with your case every step of the way.

  • Team Oriented

    At our firm you're not just a case number, our staff will always know the status of your case and help to make your situation more manageable.

  • Personalized Approach

    Our team understands that no two cases are the same. Your strategy will be tailored specifically to you and your family's goals.

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