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Family Law Attorneys in Dallas, Texas

Divorce Attorneys | Child Support | Paternity Disputes | Adoptions

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Sullivan Law Offices attorneys have over 35 years of experience in family law in Dallas, TX. And we have completed over 500 divorces. Our team has direct experience in not only divorce law, but also child support collection, pre-and post-marital agreements, the enforcement of court orders, post-divorce modifications, grandparents’ rights, surrogacy legal agreements, local & international adoptions, paternity issues, and appealing divorce decrees or judgments.

Whatever your family law needs may be, having a dedicated and experienced team on your side can help smooth the litigation process during difficult times. Our family law attorneys in Dallas are here to walk alongside you during your time of need and can offer guidance. We’re here to support you throughout the legal process.

The Sullivan Difference for Your Family Law Needs

We not only offer the knowledge and experience that is necessary when dealing with family law in Dallas, TX, we also offer the best in client care, service, teamwork, and attention to detail. Whether you are dealing with a difficult situation and need a divorce attorney in Dallas, or you are experiencing the joy of an adoption or surrogacy agreement, Sullivan Law’s family law services are prepared to be by your side from start to finish.

Superior Customer Service

Regardless of what your family law needs are, our teams focus on superior customer service in order to help put our clients at ease when dealing with circumstances that can be both complex and sensitive. Our family law attorneys are here to answer any questions you may have and be an advocate for you and your family.

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Servant’s Heart

We understand that many family law matters can bring about high emotions for our clients. By leading with a servant’s heart, we are able to balance being both compassionate to their situation and dedicated to reaching the outcome they desire.

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Attention to Detail

Our family law attorneys’ attention to detail provides peace of mind to our clients that we will handle all the little things. Because of this, our clients can focus on the big picture no matter the circumstances. Often, when dealing with family law issues, our clients are pulled in multiple directions. Our detail-driven services give them one less thing to worry about.

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Strength in Unity: Teamwork

Family law services can be complex, which is why our family law attorneys at Sullivan Law Offices work in tandem to make sure that your best interests are represented. We work as a team to make sure your experience with us is smooth, simple, and successful.

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Family Law Attorney Services
in Dallas

Our family law services are meant to give you peace of mind and supportive assistance throughout our representation. Sullivan’s family law attorneys will advocate for you and your family, making sure that your best interests are being represented, protected, and acted upon.

Our family law attorneys in Dallas help our clients by providing a wide range of family law services. From divorce attorneys to pre-marriage agreements, even appealing divorce judgments or post-divorce modification services, our family law attorneys are ready to assist throughout your marriage, divorce, child support, adoption, and paternity needs.

Sullivan’s Family Law Attorney Services in Dallas Include:

Divorces

Divorce law deals with the legal proceeding governed by Texas law that terminates a marriage relationship, requiring a petition or complaint about divorce or dissolution by one of the parties.

Child Support Collection

Under the Child Support Enforcement Act of 1984, district attorneys and family law attorneys can help a parent collect child support. Therefore, methods of enforcement include wage garnishing, tax return or property seizure, and other means.

Pre & Post Marital Agreements

Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements dictate how a couple will divide their assets in the event that their marriage dissolves. It can be helpful to utilize the services of a family law attorney to draw up these agreements as tax law significantly complicates post-divorce finances.

Enforcement of Court Orders

When a party does not comply with a court order or judgment, the opposing party in the litigation may seek to enforce the order. Rules of Civil Procedure allow for the garnishments, writ of seizure and sale, delivery, sequestration, possession, and contempt orders.

Post-Divorce Modifications

A request for a change is made by filing a “motion to modify” a divorce decree or judgment. This motion is usually filed with the same court where the divorce judgment or ruling was issued. Once the petition for modification has been completed, it is filed with the court and served to the former spouse.

Grandparent
Rights

Texas courts can award visitation, called “grandparent time” or “grandparent rights,” if the parents of the grandchild are divorced, separated, or have had their marriage annulled. Adoptions change or end the visitation rights of grandparents unless the adoption is granted to a stepparent or special allowances are made.

Surrogacy Legal Agreements

Legal Surrogacy agreements, or surrogacy contracts, lay out the rules, outcomes, and compensation between intended parents and their surrogate.

Local & International Adoptions

Adoptions, both local and international, involve the lives of multiple participants, and require dealing with governmental agencies as well as lengthy legal procedures. In order to assure the intended parents and the adopted child are well-protected and cared for, an experienced family law attorney familiar with adoption laws and regulations is recommended.

Paternity Issues

Paternity issues may arise in cases involving child support, but they can also be important in relation to adoption, inheritance, custody, visitation, even health care.

Appealing Divorce Decree or Judgment

Once a divorce is completed and a judgment has been entered, either or both ex-spouses may appeal a judge’s decision to a higher appellate court. Settlement agreements are usually not overturned if both parties agreed, however, additional appeals may be made.

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