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Family Law Firm in Houston, TX

Helping Families in Houston and the Surrounding Areas

At ALP Law Firm, we are dedicated to helping families in Houston and the surrounding areas with a variety of legal matters. Our team understands how overwhelming it can be to deal with family law issues, which is why we are here to help you navigate the complexities of the legal system.

Our Houston family law attorneys can help you with the following legal matters:

Let us put our extensive experience to work for you. Call our firm today at (346) 536-9842 to schedule your initial consultation.

How Can a Family Law Attorney Help Me?

Family law issues can be very difficult to navigate without legal representation, as they can be both legally complex and emotionally draining. At ALP Law Firm, we understand the unique challenges that family law matters present, and we are here to help you through this difficult time. Our team can offer you the compassionate counsel you need, along with the aggressive advocacy you deserve.

When you choose to work with our firm, we will:

  • Listen to your story: We will sit down with you to gain a thorough understanding of your situation and your goals.
  • Explain your rights and options: We will help you understand the legal process and what you can expect.
  • Develop a personalized legal strategy: We will work with you to develop a legal strategy that is tailored to your unique goals and needs.
  • Advocate for you in and out of the courtroom: We are skilled litigators and negotiators, and we are prepared to go to court on your behalf if necessary.
  • Answer your questions and address your concerns: We are here to help you, and we will be available to answer your questions and address your concerns every step of the way.

How Long Does It Take to Get a Divorce in Houston?

Parties in Texas must wait at least 60 days from the date the divorce petition is filed to finalize their divorce. In some cases, the process may take longer, especially if the parties have significant assets, have minor children, or cannot agree on the terms of their divorce.

Some of the factors that can influence the timeline of a divorce include:

  • The court's schedule
  • Whether the parties can agree on the terms of their divorce
  • Whether the parties have minor children
  • Whether the parties have significant assets

At ALP Law Firm, we understand how important it is for you to move on with your life, and we are here to help you complete the divorce process as quickly and efficiently as possible.

What Are the Child Custody Laws in Houston?

If you and your spouse are getting a divorce in Houston and you have children, you will need to determine who your children will live with, how much time they will spend with each parent, and who will have the right to make decisions on their behalf.

If you and your spouse cannot agree on these issues, a judge will have to decide for you. In Texas, judges are required to make decisions regarding child custody based on the best interests of the child.

Some of the factors that a judge will consider when determining the best interests of the child include:

  • Each parent's ability to provide for the needs of the child
  • The child's physical, emotional, and medical needs
  • Each parent's willingness to encourage a positive relationship between the child and the other parent
  • Each parent's ability to care for the child
  • Each parent's ability to provide a safe and stable environment for the child
  • Any history of domestic violence or abuse

At ALP Law Firm, we understand how important your children are to you, and we are here to help you fight for the best interests of your child. 

Contact Our Houston Family Law Attorneys Today

Navigating family law issues can be daunting, but you don't have to face them alone. At ALP Law Firm, our dedicated and compassionate Houston family law attorneys are here to support you through every step of the process. Whether you are dealing with child custody, divorce, paternity, or any other family law matter, we are committed to helping you achieve the best possible outcome for your case.

Take the first step towards resolving your family law issues by scheduling a consultation with us.

Call our Houston family law attorneys today at (346) 536-9842 or contact us online. Let us put our extensive experience and personalized approach to work for you. Your family’s future is our priority.

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Why Clients Trust Us

Family Lawyers You Can Depend On
  • Fierce Advocacy
    Our attorneys are relentless in their pursuit of justice for you and your family, employing strategic legal tactics to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Client-Centered Approach
    You're not just a case number to us. We prioritize your well-being and work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your family.
  • Decades of Combined Experience
    Our team offers unparalleled experience and a deep understanding of family law, to provide you with the best possible representation.
  • Empathetic Guidance
    With firsthand experience in navigating complex family law issues, our team offers empathetic guidance tailored to your specific circumstances.
  • Accessibility and Responsiveness
    We understand the importance of timely communication, and our team is readily available to address your questions and provide updates on your case.
  • Providing Service in Spanish
    We are dedicated to serving the diverse community in Houston and providing accessible, compassionate legal assistance to Spanish-speaking clients.

Real Stories From Real People

Testimonials From Former Clients

At ALP Law Firm, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "I would not go to anyone other than ALP Law Firm for my needs."
    There are a lot of attorneys who say they will be on your side and when you hire them, they only want your money. This is not the case with Allecia. She made us feel like family and treated us with respect.
    - Travis L.
    "Their professionalism, combined with a genuine commitment to their clients’ best interests, truly sets them apart in the legal community."
    I highly recommend ALP Law Firm and Attorney Allecia Pottinger to anyone seeking expert legal guidance in divorce, child custody, or family law matters in Houston.
    - Brian A.
    "I can’t say enough good things about Ms. Allecia!"
    She is kind, compassionate and fair. I had the pleasure of really getting to know her during my time with her in mediation and she is a beautiful soul, she truly loves what she does and fights hard and advocates for her clients.
    - Denise M.

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