Southlake Family Law Attorney
Creative and Committed Advocates for Your Family
At the Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, PLLC, our team strives to serve your family with all your legal needs in Southlake. Family law concerns are deeply unique and personal, and we understand how challenging these situations can be. Our lawyers are committed to understanding your needs and goals and helping you secure a positive and safe future for you and your family.
Our family law attorneys have extensive experience in a wide range of cases, including divorce and paternity. We stay up to date with laws and policies that can impact this type of case. We take time to understand your expectations and we can guide you through any legal process relevant to your situation.
On This Page:
- Our Family Law Services
- What to Expect During a Family Law Case
- A Real Approach to Family Law
- Why Communication is Important
- What to Expect During an Initial Consultation
- Talk to Our Team Today
If you need an attentive family law attorney in Southlake, contact The Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, PLLC , today at (817) 497-8148 to schedule a consultation. Se Habla Español.
At The Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, PLLC, we believe in tailoring a strategy to your specific needs. We are available to assist you outside of court and represent you before a court during hearings. Our lawyers can support you whether you and your spouse opt for an uncontested or contested divorce. We can advise you during an amicable divorce or stand up for your rights and assets if you go through litigation.
Our family law services in Southlake include:
- Child custody
- Visitation, possession, and access
- Temporary Orders
- Property Division
We are available to support you after your divorce if you need to request modifications to a court order. Our attorneys understand how situations can change over time, and we continue to provide legal representation whenever you need it to protect your family.
In addition to divorce matters, our family law services also include advocating for grandparents’ rights. We understand how the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren can enrich your life, and we can explore solutions to support you maintain this bond.
If you are looking to adopt a child, our family law attorneys can guide you throughout the process of expanding your family. We can handle various types of adoption such as domestic adoption through foster care or a private agency. Our lawyers can also support you if you want to adopt internationally.
We offer estate planning solutions to organize your assets and their distribution to specific beneficiaries after you pass away. This can also involve designating a legal guardian for any minor child you have. Our lawyers can also assist you during probate, the legal process to distribute assets and settle debts after someone’s death.
A typical family law case could span several stages, beginning with initial consultations and client interviews for more information. Throughout this period, our legal team will encourage you to speak up about any questions or concerns you may have about the process, what has been done, and what needs to be done next. Depending on the type of case in question, there may be hearings, mediation, or settlement meetings to reach an amicable resolution. Again, we will be right there to support and guide you.
For cases that cannot be resolved out of court, litigation might be necessary. Litigation usually is only needed for contested divorces and complicated family law matters, though. At the Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, we can represent you in and out of court, so you don’t have to worry.
Contact The Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, PLLC , today at (817) 497-8148 to schedule a family law consultation in Southlake. Se Habla Español.
When it comes to family law, having the right legal team by your side can make all the difference. At the Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, we understand that everyone's situation is unique, so we provide a personalized approach tailored to your individual needs. No premade solutions are used here.
We understand the emotional and financial impacts of family law matters, too, which is why our team takes a compassionate, honest, and transparent stance on every case. We take the time to listen closely to you, so we can identify your goals, concerns, and expectations. Furthermore, our commitment to excellence means that you can trust us to always keep your best interests at heart as we work towards protecting your rights and reaching a conclusion that fits well for your family.
Honesty is one of the cornerstone principles of the Law Offices of Mark M. Childress. We tell you the truth and keep you informed throughout the case because you deserve and need to know what is going on.
We believe that frequent and open communication is important because:
- Open and clear communication keeps all parties on the same page.
- You can rest assured knowing that we understand your goals.
- Honest feedback and advice are the most productive.
- Trust establishes an atmosphere of mutual respect.
Meaningful dialogue during settlement talks or hearing proceedings can make everything move quicker.
During your initial consultation at the Law Offices of Mark M. Childress in Southlake, you can expect to receive an open and honest assessment of your case. We might request that you bring certain documents for us to review, too, depending on the case or conflict. In a comfortable, welcoming setting, we can go over the key points of the situation and decide if our firm is the right fit for you. If we think another firm might be a better fit, then we can refer you to another firm that we trust. It is all part of how we prioritize honesty and transparency.
Clear communication is central to our approach, and we want to empower you to make informed decisions. Do not hesitate to ask any questions you have during our consultations or via email or phone. We are committed to supporting you and your family.
While certain family law matters do not legally require you to hire an attorney, we always recommend that you work with one. At The Law Offices of Mark M. Childress, PLLC, our lawyers bring decades of combined experience to ensure you meet all requirements in a specific legal process and that the result respects your rights and benefits your assets. Family law can be more complex than it may seem at first sight, and our attorneys are dedicated to advocating for you and your family at every step of your case.
The Opinions That Matter Most
My questions were heard and answered without having to ask twice.
“Value a capable team with experienced staff. For the past 9 months, the folks at the Law Offices of Mark Childress handled my case with class and empathy. My questions were heard and answered without having to ask twice. I felt like I was kept in the loop and always briefed properly. As I move forward with other ventures I wouldn't be surprised if we crossed paths again. And hats off to Konner, THANK YOU!”
Mark was there to answer every question, every phone call and did it in a way that I felt as if I were his only client.
“I needed an attorney who would stand up for me and my child during a very hard time. Mark was there to answer every question, every phone call and did it in a way that I felt as if I were his only client. He was very knowledgeable not only about the law but about the opposing attorney and the judge. He prepared me well and we won our case. I would recommend Mark Childress to anyone who is fighting for custody or in need of child support.”
I highly recommend him and his staff. They are courteous, prompt and they care.
“I called in inquiring about a divorce and how it all happens. I had 2 people call me back within an hour and in an hour maybe 2 I was talking with the lawyer. I highly recommend him and his staff. They are courteous, prompt and they care. Divorce is the hardest thing we will go through minus losing a kid and his team will be retained. He even called me back himself the next day to see how I was. Great service.”
This guy is amazing. In a matter of minutes, he accomplished what no other attorney could in 6 years.
“This guy is amazing. In a matter of minutes, he accomplished what no other attorney could in 6 years. He had my case figured out in 1short conversation and had what he called "a convoluted mess" fixed. I'm pretty sure my ex felt like he'd been hit by a bus. My family is finally in tact and everyone is finally happy.”
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.
TransparencyHonesty 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.
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 ApproachOur team understands that no two cases are the same. Your strategy will be tailored specifically to you and your family's goals.