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Our family law practice is small by design, giving us the power to work closely with you on your divorce or child custody case. The lines of communication are always open, and your case will never be delegated to a junior attorney.

We emphasize a straightforward approach to our divorce and child custody cases, negotiating when we can and fighting when we should.  This direct approach provides better value for our clients and puts justice within reach for nearly everyone.

At Schreier Housewirth Family Law, we cover the following legal areas:

We are trained in all three family law approaches: Courtroom Litigation, Collaborative Law, and Mediation.

FAMILY LAW OVERVIEW

Fort Worth, Tarrant County Divorce and Child Custody Attorneys

The practice of family law in Tarrant County and North Texas has become complex and highly specialized. We formed the family law practice of Schreier & Housewirth to meet the needs of divorce and child custody clients who demand a higher level of competence and expertise from their divorce or custody lawyer. In the years that have followed, thousands of clients across north Texas have turned to us for representation in all types of family law cases.

At Schreier & Housewirth, we understand your decision to hire a divorce or custody attorney will impact both you and your children for years to come. We invite you to call us with your questions about your family law case. You will talk directly to a Fort Worth divorce and child custody lawyerwho will listen. Our family law attorneys will clearly explain the law to you, share practical insights and give you real choices in dealing with your Fort Worth divorce or child custody case.

Contact us to speak with a skilled, compassionate Tarrant County family law attorney. We represent Texas families facing a variety of family law matters, including:

Divorce : We help our divorce clients resolve marital property and debt disputes that arise when divorcing couples separate. We also handle transfers of property such as homes, cars and investment accounts following divorce. Learn more about our divorce representation:

Whether your case is best suited for the collaborative divorce process, mediation, or a trial in the Tarrant County family law courts, our attorneys are here to help you. At Schreier & Housewirth, family law is more than our law practice, it’s our family business. Our dedication to family law is why clients have entrusted their cases to us for over twenty years.

Child Custody and Parenting Plan Development: We help our child custody clients meet the needs of their children with a blend of aggressive trial advocacy and creative negotiation to maximize parental involvement and effectiveness. Learn more about our representation in a variety of issues that can affect child custody, including:

Grandparents Rights and Extended Family: Grandparents turn to Schreier & Housewirth in difficult times to protect their grandchildren from abusive or neglectful homes. Grandparents and extended family members have a right to seek custody when there is a significant risk to the child’s physical health or emotional development in the home of a parent. Also, grandparents are entitled to seek visitation rights to a child in situations such as parental divorce, death or imprisonment. Our Fort Worth custody attorneys can help you take the steps necessary to ensure that your grandchildren can grow in a safe and loving home. Learn more:

  • Grandparents: Do They Still Count?
  • Rights of Extended Family Members
  • Foster Parent Advocacy

Child Protective Services Matters: Parents under investigation by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (CPS) need aggressive legal representation from day one. Holly J. Schreier and Gregory L. Housewirth are former CPS attorneys and they use their knowledge of CPS law to help families stand firm with CPS and avoid termination of their parental rights. If you have been contacted by a CPS investigator concerning a child abuse or neglect allegation, call Schreier & Housewirth — there is no time to lose.

Adoption : We handle a variety of adoptions throughout Texas, including stepparent adoptions, termination of parental rights and open adoptions.

Contact Schreier & Housewirth Today

Call us to discuss your particular family law case. You will talk directly with a Fort Worth divorce and child custody lawyer who cares about you and is ready to give you straight talk about your options. Our practice extends from the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex Area west to Parker, Hood and Johnson counties.