When you need a lawyer to handle your divorce, child custody matter, support or custody modification, complex property division issue or other legal issue pertaining to your family, we stand ready–whenever and wherever you need us. Availability and personal attention are important. Absolute confidentiality is an integral part of our law practice.
We represent clients in a wide range of family law matters, including:
Contested, uncontested and high net worth scenarios. Modification of final divorce decrees.
Joint managing conservatorships, sole managing conservatorships and modifications.
Taking or keeping a child younger than 18 years of age in violation of a judgment or court establishing custody, including civil and criminal implications.
When one parent’s actions cause a child to express hatred or a strong dislike of the other parent making that parent’s access to the child difficult or impossible, whether justified or unjustified.
Imposing, modifying and/or lifting a geographic restriction on the primary residence of the children in a divorce.
Securing child support, enforcing or modifying existing child support orders.
Court ordered payments from one spouse to another.
Modifications based on changed circumstances in the child’s best interest.
Several types of protective orders are available in Texas to protect you and your family from family violence, abuse or serious injury.
Including straightforward property divisions, complex property divisions, high net worth scenarios, tracing assets, locating hidden assets and valuing closely–held and family–owned businesses, farms, ranches, professional practices and trusts.
Assault, false imprisonment, fraud, fraudulent transfers, theft, defamation and other legal claims arising in marital situations.
Establishing a father–child relationship in Texas.
A new Texas law provides a window of opportunity to challenge mistaken paternity in certain cases.
Fathers’ rights with respect to their children.
Fathers’ duties to their children.
Parents can be liable for certain torts they commit against their child and for torts their child commits against third parties.
Contracts between spouses to address various property issues.
A suit for annulment, as opposed to a suit for divorce, is brought when there was a legal impediment to the creation of a valid marriage.
Open, closed, agency, private.
Custody and visitation.
Representing clients at mediation and serving as the mediator in complex family, property, and business matters.
Mandamus, motions for new trial, appeals.
Trust Sonya Coffman to handle your case with preparation and courage because family matters.