Family Law

With the notable exception of adoption, most family law matters are extremely difficult and emotionally troubling to the people they affect. Although nearly half of all marriages end in divorce, few people seriously consider what this might mean, let alone plan for should it happen to them.

If you are thinking about getting a divorce, retaining the services of an experienced Texas family law attorney as soon as possible is a very important step. We represent clients throughout Central Texas in divorce and related concerns including:

Questions And Solutions

Because family difficulties create so much emotional turmoil and instability, many of our clients need answers to questions about their children, their property, and their rights to calm their fears and get started on the process. Our attorneys understand this and will not only explain everything you want to know, but will also begin working with you right away to find the right solution for your problem.

In many cases, we are able to use our negotiating skills to find these solutions without the need for expensive, time-consuming, and potentially bitter litigation. But if the need for courtroom litigation arises, rest assured, you have a strong advocate bulldog on your side.

Firm partner Carol E. Prater practices exclusively in this area and is a Board Certified Family Lawyer in the state of Texas. Her reputation as an extremely tough and fierce advocate in court is unmatched, while her more than 42 years of experience have made her a noted authority in contested custody jury trials throughout the Central Texas region.

If you are faced with a difficult divorce matter, speak to a Texas family law attorney/military divorce lawyer about your situation today. Contact the Temple law office of Prater & Ridley today to schedule a time when we can discuss your case.