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Ike Vanden Eykel
KoonsFuller
1717 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1500
Dallas, Texas 75202
(214) 871-2727
(214) 871-0196 fax  
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Ike Vanden Eykel is known nationwide as one of the most renowned family law
attorneys. He has an ability to craft complex property settlements or take a large
case to court. In an issue of Town & Country magazine (February 2011), Ike
Vanden Eykel was the only Texas attorney featured among the nation’s 15 most
effective family law attorneys for wealthy, famous clients.

He has been described as the “reigning king” of Texas divorce and the “divorce law
jedi” by The Dallas Morning News (2007) and is counted among the Best Lawyers in
Dallas by D Magazine (2011-2013).  Ike Vanden Eykel is a Past President of the
Dallas Bar Association. He served on the board of directors of the State Bar of
Texas and was a commissioner of the Texas Equal Access to Justice Commission.

As CEO and Managing Shareholder of KoonsFuller, P.C., he has grown the firm into
one of the nation’s largest that handles exclusively family law cases in five Texas
locations.  Ike Vanden Eykel is often a commentator on local television and radio.
Recently, he discussed Divorce and the Economy nationally on the Fox Business
Network and on Good Day Dallas, the most-watched morning show in Dallas-Fort
Worth.

Active in civic and community affairs in Dallas, where he and his wife live, Mr.
Vanden Eykel serves on the board of directors of the Family Compass and the
Dallas Bar Foundation. He devoted much of his year as President of the Dallas Bar
Association to increasing legal aid to the poor of Dallas.
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PRACTICE AREAS
Family Law
Complex Divorce
Child Custody/Visitation
Property Division
Enforcement Orders
Mediation
Appeals

YEARS IN PRACTICE
41

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
American College of Family Trial Lawyers


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Kevin B. Ross
8150 N Central Expy
Suite M2070
Dallas, TX 75206
214-731-3151

Office Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am- 6pm
Saturday - Sunday: By Appointment Only

contact@rosscrimlaw.com
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Kevin B. Ross is well known for his ability to handle complex criminal cases in the
federal and state criminal justice system.  Kevin has experience across the U.S. and
abroad, from Europe to Afghanistan, the UAE and Mexico.

He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
and is highly respected for his strategic and thorough approach to every case. A
skilled negotiator, he is persistent and prepared to advocate for his clients
understanding what’s at stake.

He routinely handles complex federal cases such as white-collar fraud (including
bank fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, health care fraud, visa fraud), computer
hacking cases, cybercrime, child pornography, and large-scale drug conspiracies.
He has successfully defended state cases involving murder, drug possession and
distribution (i.e., methamphetamine, marijuana, heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine),
assault, theft, driving while intoxicated (DWI), sexual assault, injury to a child,
prostitution, human trafficking, public lewdness, child pornography, criminal
mischief, disorderly conduct and public intoxication. He also helps clients clear their
criminal record through expunction and/or sealing through a nondisclosure petition.

Kevin holds an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell for the highest ethical
standards and legal ability. Moreover, his colleagues voted him a Texas Super
Lawyer, a service of Thomson Reuters, from 2013 -2018, among many other
recognitions.

The Law Office of Kevin B. Ross is comprised of dedicated and skilled attorneys
who are positioned to handle any criminal matter, large or small, simple or complex.
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PRACTICE AREAS
Federal Criminal Defense
Expunction
Non-Disclosures


YEARS IN PRACTICE
16

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8150 N Central Expy
Suite M2070
Dallas, TX 75206
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David L. Traylor
The Adolphus Tower
1412 Main Street #611
Dallas, Texas 75202
214-382-0900
214-505-4222 mobile

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A proud Texan, David L. Traylor was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, but from the
age of 18 months has lived in Dallas. Growing up in the 70’s and 80’s in the Preston
Hollow neighborhood of North Dallas, it was a different time; a time when kids spent
most of their time outdoors, free to roam neighborhoods and go where they
pleased. A kid’s bike was his “car” and his freedom. Friends and siblings could
pedal as far as they wished long as they could make it home by dark. He’s seen the
city and the surrounding towns experience tremendous growth and change. But to
him, what hasn’t changed are the feelings of freedom, undying positivity and
possibility.

Those feelings have never left him and remain a big part of what drives him to help
others. He feels people should be free to enjoy their surroundings and continue to
progress in their lives. And if they stumble, he’s honored to be called upon to help
them keep that freedom. He enjoys helping clients put their problems behind them
to return to their normal lives.

He is an alumnus of Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas, Southern
Methodist University (SMU) and The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). He earned
a degree in Economics and Finance at UTD before returning to SMU to earn his law
degree.

Mr. Traylor has been recognized by his peers with the highest possible rating, ‘AV
Preeminent’ in ethical standards and legal ability through Martindale-Hubbell, a
recognition that only a small percentage of lawyers ever attain. He has earned a
10.0 out of 10.0 rating on Avvo and received their Client Choice Award in 2014. He
was recognized in 2015 as one of the Three Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in
Dallas by ThreeBestRated.com.

Mr. Traylor lives in revitalized downtown Dallas with his wife, enjoys travel, dining
and is an accomplished poker player. He recently became a member of MENSA. He
also truly enjoys helping his clients whom he says are typically good people in tough
situations.

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PRACTICE AREAS
Criminal Defense
Jail Release
DWI Driving While Intoxicated
Traffic Tickets
Warrants
Probation Violations
Drug Possession
Assault
Family Violence
Bail Bonds


YEARS IN PRACTICE
20

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The Adolphus Tower
1412 Main Street #611
Dallas, Texas 75202
PRACTICE AREAS
Specializing in Sexual Assaults of Children and Adults
All Misdemeanors in Collin and Dallas Counties
Collin County Juvenile Cases
Assaultive Offenses
Drug Cases: Possession, Distribution or Manufacture of
any Controlled Substance
Driving While Intoxicated Offenses
Expunctions
Sex Crimes
Thefts
Petitions of Non-Disclosure

YEARS IN PRACTICE
24

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Law Office of Katheryn H. Haywood
9720 Coit Rd., #220-255
Plano, TX 75025
Call Us 214-460-6800
Fax: 888-400-0558
Email: Khhaywood2@gmail.com
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Meaders Law PLLC
8500 N Stemmons Frwy Suite 3052
Dallas, Texas 75247
(214) 926-0661
meaderslaw@gmail.com
Website

Alexandra Meaders was born in Bogota, Colombia. After graduating with her
Bachelor’s Degree at Universidad Pedagogica Nacional de Colombia, she was
nationally selected to participate in a Cultural Exchange Scholarship in the United
States and has since become a United States Citizen. She obtained her Juris
Doctorate Degree at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio. As the first
immigrant from her family to come to the United States, she worked full time to
support herself through law school where she also managed to obtain the
distinction of being named to the Dean’s List.  While completing her studies at
Capital Law, she also enrolled and completed a negotiations program at Harvard
University Law School.  Her dedication to pro bono work was recognized when she
graduated law school with pro bono honors.  She has since returned to Texas as a
licensed attorney after having successfully passed the Texas Bar exam on first
attempt.  Alexandra has also graduated from the Trial Lawyer’s College which is a
great honor in the legal community. She believes that dedication to constant
learning and ongoing education is highly important to serving her clients to the best
of her ability. Alexandra is an active member of Aila and TLC.

As the first immigrant from her family, she understands the relevance of immigration
cases in the lives of people and the stresses involved with the process. In her view,
destinies of families and communities.  

Prior to attending law school, Alexandra worked as an educator in Dallas, Texas.
She realized the fears and struggles many Hispanic families faced because of their
immigration status, and saw first-hand the adverse impact of these circumstances
on the education of Hispanic children.  She strongly believes in the potential of the
Hispanic community when afforded equal justice and equal opportunities under the
law. This belief has helped shape her career goals to become an immigration and
criminal law attorney working to make a difference in her community.  
PRACTICE AREAS
Immigration Court Representation
Criminal State/Federal Court Representation
Adjustment of Status
Green Card Renewal
Naturalization
Provisional Waivers

YEARS IN PRACTICE
2.5

ORGANIZATIONS/PROGRAMS
State Bar of Texas
Trial Lawyer's College
Capital University Law School
Harvard Law School - Negotiations Program for
Attorneys

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8500 N Stemmons Frwy
Suite 3052
Dallas, Texas 75247
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McClure Law Group
mcclure-lawgroup.com

DALLAS DIVORCE LAWYERS PROTECTING YOUR FUTURE, YOUR CHILDREN,
AND YOUR PROPERTY

The McClure Law Group is a boutique Dallas family law firm that handles a wide
range of matters, including divorce, high net worth divorce, child custody, child
support, post-divorce modifications, collaborative law, and appeals. Our founder,
Kelly McClure, has been Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal
Specialization since 1995 and has been recognized as a "D Magazine Best Family
Lawyer" for over a decade. Ms. McClure began her career in tax law, but she now
applies her tax law knowledge to high-asset divorces and similar family law matters.
Robert Epstein, a partner at the McClure Law Group, is also Board Certified in
Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as of 2014. Our law firm
handles cases in counties across Texas, but we are prepared to travel out of state
for matters that require it. If you need a compassionate but tenacious family law
attorney to help you build a bright future, the experienced advocates at the McClure
Law Group are ready to help you.
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CLIENT REVIEWS   

"Kelly McClure is not only my attorney but has become a dear friend as well. I am
not sure how many people can say that about their attorney. Kelly and her crew at
McClure Law Group have been there by my side whenever I have needed them for
the past 25 plus years. They are available whenever I call them and are always
quick to respond to my needs. If you are looking for an attorney that will fight for
you and be there for you whenever you need them, McClure Law Group is a perfect
choice!"  


"Kelly McClure helped me through a very difficult time in my life and did an excellent
job for me on my divorce! She and her team later helped me get custody of my
grandchildren too. She is the best!"  


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PRACTICE AREAS
Post-Divorce Modifications
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Pre- and Post-Marital Agreements
Paternity Issues
Appealing a Divorce Decree or Judgment
Enforcement of Court Orders
Child Custody
Grandparent's Rights / Joint Custody
Child Custody Modification
Temporary Custody Modification
Parenting Plans and Parenting Time
Child Custody for Special Needs Children
Sole Custody / Parental Alienation
Child Support

YEARS IN PRACTICE
20+

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Family Law Board Certified by the Texas Board of
Legal Specialization
Dallas Bar Association
Collin County Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
State Bar of Texas Grievance Committee
Attorneys Serving the Community
Annette Stewart American Inn of Courts
Junior League of Dallas

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PARK CITIES/DALLAS   
214.692.8200  |  8115 Preston Rd.,
Ste. 270   
Dallas, TX  75225   
 
COLLIN COUNTY    
972.731.2501  |  5700 Granite Pkwy.,
Ste. 200
Plano, TX 75024  
Darryl V. Pratt
2591 Dallas Parkway
Suite 505
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 712-1515
(972) 712-2832 (fax)

Website

With over twenty (20) of experience as a dual-licensed Attorney and Certified Public
Accountant, Darryl V. Pratt has practiced law in all areas of corporate and business
law, non-profit law, estate planning, probate, guardianship, asset protection
planning, bankruptcy (Chapters 7, 13 and 11), real estate, sports & entertainment,
and federal and local taxation. Mr. Pratt focuses his practice on business
representation and estate planning-probate and is a regular speaker on a variety of
business law, non-profit law, estate planning, asset protection, tax, bankruptcy, real
estate and taxation topics.

Mr. Pratt is a member of the Collin County, Denton County and Dallas County Bar
Associations and the State Bar of Texas (Member, Real Estate, Estate Planning and
Taxation Sections), American Bar Association (Member, Real Estate, Estate
Planning and Taxation Sections), American Association of Attorneys-CPAs, the
North Texas and Dallas Estate Planning Councils, the Dallas Chapter of the
National Council for Planned Giving, the America Institute of CPAs; the Texas
Society of CPAs, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and
the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Pratt is admitted to practice law in all courts by the Texas Supreme Court, and is
also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts and the U.S. Bankruptcy
Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas; and the United States Tax
Court.  Mr. Pratt is also honored to have received accreditation by the U.S.
Department of Veterans Affairs (“VA”) to prepare, present and prosecute claims for
veterans before the VA. Mr. Pratt has also been named as a "Texas Rising Star"
and a "Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics magazines.

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PRACTICE AREAS
Estate Planning
Corporate Law
Bankruptcy
Real Estate Law
Tax Law
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YEARS IN PRACTICE
20+

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Thomas A. Greenwald
7160 N. Dallas Parkway
Suite 650
Plano, Texas 75024
GBAfamilylaw.com
tgreenwald@gbafamilylaw.com
P: 214.473.9696
F: 469.467.8059


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A partner at GoransonBain Ausley, Tom is known for his approachable manner. His
reputation for honesty and integrity serves clients well in skillfully negotiating with
opposing counsel to resolve cases. He manages complex divorces with expertise,
and has successfully litigated high-conflict personality cases, personality disorder
cases (including narcissistic personality disorder, bipolar disorder, and borderline
personality disorder), and mental health cases involving child custody and complex
property issues in jury and non-jury cases. He also practices collaborative law and
conducts mediation.

Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Tom has
more than 27 years of family law experience. He has been selected for inclusion in
the list of “Best Lawyers in Dallas” by D Magazine, “Best Lawyers in America” by
Woodward and White Press, and “Top 100: Super Lawyers in the State of Texas”
by Thomson Reuters. Tom also holds an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell which
is the organization’s highest rating and he is a Fellow of the American Academy of
Matrimonial Lawyers.

Tom has served  on the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Family Law Advisory
Commission and has served on the Dallas Bar Association Family Law Section
Board of Directors, the Collin County Bench Bar Foundation Board of Trustees, and
the State Bar of Texas District 6A Grievance Committee. He is a Fellow of the Texas
Bar Foundation, the Dallas Bar Foundation and the Collin County Bar Bench
Foundation. He has also authored and presented numerous articles on family
issues, including legislative updates, discovery rule changes, and a commentary on
custody and property issues. He received his B.B.A. degree in finance from the
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his J.D. from Texas Tech University Law
School.

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PRACTICE AREAS
Divorce
Family Law
Child Support
Wealth Valuation
Property Division
Adoption
Paternity
Mediation
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YEARS IN PRACTICE
20+

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GoransonBain Ausley, PLLC
7160 N. Dallas Parkway
Suite 650
Plano, Texas 75024
GBAfamilylaw.com
tgreenwald@gbafamilylaw.com
P: 214.473.9696
F: 469.467.8059
Law Office of Katheryn H. Haywood
9720 Coit Rd., #220-255
Plano, TX 75025
Call Us 214-460-6800
Fax: 888-400-0558
Email: Khhaywood2@gmail.com

Welcome to DFWCrimes.com…….unparalleled experience
You may be feeling anxious, confused, angry, scared or a multitude of other
feelings as a result of this ordeal. The sooner you start assembling your
defense with “the right attorney,” the sooner you can have your peace of mind
restored and your life restored to order.

Simply put, the attorney you employ when you hire the Law Office of Katheryn H.
Haywood has it all. With 20 years experience in criminal law, I am not new to
defending clients who need immediate solutions and true understanding of their
stresses and fears. My experience is simply unparalleled. As a former Assistant
City Attorney, an Assistant District Attorney, over 11 years as a municipal judge
and over a decade and a half defending serious crimes I have the experience to
DEFEND YOU and a proud advantage over other attorneys.

I have handled over 300 jury trials (YES, 300!) and over 3,000 criminal cases. I
handled everything from DWI to Murder. I excel in the defense of complicated
felony charges, including sexual assaults, child abuse charges, murder,
aggravated assault, family violence and dope charges.
I have had numerous not guilty verdicts and dismissals; I combine a
comprehensive defense strategy with a team work approach hiring private
investigators, expert witnesses and consultants as needed to bring you an
unequaled level of experience and expertise.

Why hire the Law Office of Katheryn H. Haywood?
I am widely recognized as one of the BEST trial attorneys in North Texas
(DFW).  Other local attorneys often seek out my advice and counsel on their
cases, and I’m often hired to supervise or assist them in their criminal trials.

When you hire me, I represent you. I do not send an associate to plead your
case; no paralegal drafts your motions and when you call to discuss your case,
you speak with me. I personally handle any case on which I am hired from the
initial arrest to the conclusion of the proceedings. I return all phone calls and
emails personally and strive to take some of the fear and anxiety out of the
criminal justice system.

Being charged with a crime is emotionally taxing and can overwhelm every family
member of the accused. Have an attorney who understands this stress is
paramount to surviving the experience.

Over 20 Years Experience In Criminal Law
Nothing puts an anxious client’s nerves at ease better than an attorney with over
2 decades of battle-tested success and passion, know-how and sheer moxie to
fight relentlessly for each and every client. In addition, nothing makes an
opposing District Attorney more nervous than facing a defense attorney whose
reputation they know and whom the courts and judges respect. When you work
with The Law Office of Katheryn H. Haywood, you’re working with an attorney
that has successfully conquered virtually every scenario our criminal justice
system can contrive.

The Bottom Line: successful outcomes for clients facing criminal charges
Let’s face it, when you are in the position of needing a criminal defense
attorney, you want a criminal defense lawyer who knows how to WIN! While
fighting for and receiving a successful outcome for my clients is routine, what is
not common is the special care and strategic thought that goes into each and
every client’s case. I am accessible to all of my clients and will devise a plan of
attack that will best ensure success for YOU.

To paraphrase Gerry Spence, one of the greatest criminal defense attorneys of
all time, winning embraces the articles of war, that whatever is necessary to win
is acceptable in the genre of war, and criminal cases in Texas are wars. No less.
Betsy Branch
679 Justin Road, Rockwall, Texas 75087
Office 469-600-3334 Fax 469-453-3340

betsy@thebranchfirm.com
www.thebranchfirm.com

Betsy Branch is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal
Specialization—a distinction held by less than 850 of the more than 105,000 active,
licensed Texas attorneys. She is also the only female attorney with a primary office in
Rockwall County to hold this distinction. Betsy graduated from Mississippi College
School of Law in 1990 after having completed her Bachelor of Arts in History at Lamar
University in Beaumont, Texas. Betsy was admitted to the bar in November 1990.

Betsy is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, meaning she is recognized by her peers to
have high ethical standards and legal abilities. Betsy has an AVVO Rating of 10.0
Superb for her skills and ethics. She has been named a Texas Super Lawyers® for
eight consecutive years. She practices family law with her son, Ryan Branch, who was
admitted to the bar in 2016 and has also been named to Texas Super Lawyers as a
Rising Star. Betsy frequently writes and speak about family law issues; she has
appeared on NBC’s “Today Show.” Betsy’s commitment to healthy children includes her
service on the board of the Texas Pediatric Society Foundation. Betsy also served on
the board of Women in Need located in Rockwall and Hunt counties, providing services
to victims of family violence.

“My goal is to help people in crisis. Thirty years of courtroom experience gives me
valuable insight on cases involving infidelity, property division, child custody, abuse,
and child support. I spent the first eight years as a lawyer trying family violence cases
as an Assistant District Attorney in Bexar County and as an Assistant County Attorney
in Guadalupe County. Prosecuting family violence/assault cases gave me an up-close
view into the dynamics of a violent household. My four years as an Assistant Attorney
General in the Child Support Division of the State of Texas provided valuable
experience in all matters of child support. Representing hundreds of clients throughout
the years have revealed to me how often alcohol abuse, substance abuse, job
instability, and/or mental health issues are factors in divorce, child custody, and child
support matters.”

“Clients need someone to listen. I know that when I listen to their stories, I am able to
formulate a roadmap to guide the client through the emotionally charged divorce or
child custody suit. I believe that educating my clients and providing resources to them
helps the client to make a sound, informed decision during a chaotic and high conflict
period. I strive to be compassionate while being honest with my clients. I want each is
not something that the client wants to hear. Family law involves very subjective
concepts of “just and right” and “the best interest of a child.” The subjective nature of
family law means that each case is different and fact specific. My goal is to tailor a
workable result that best fits the need of my client’s life as he or she moves forward into
a new chapter.”

Certifications
• Board Certified in Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2006
• Certified in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Family Law Mediation since 2015
• Trained in Parenting Facilitation since 2018

Honors and Awards
• Super Lawyers®, 2012 – 2019
• A-V Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell®
• Appeared on NBC’s “Today Show”
PRACTICE AREAS
Divorce
Child Custody & Visitation
Child Support
Modifications
Enforcing Visitation
Enforcing Support
Wills
Simple Estate Plans
Probate
Mediation
Parenting Facilitation

YEARS IN PRACTICE
30+

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679 Justin Road
Rockwall, Texas 75087
Office 469-600-3334
Fax 469-453-3340
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Clark Law Group
8226 Douglas Ave., Ste. 802
Dallas, TX 75225
(469) 906-2266

www.clgtx.com

The founder of the Clark Law Group, Stephen Clark divides his practice among
family law matters, personal injury and limited criminal defense practices. Based in
Dallas, Texas, he provides representation to clients throughout the Dallas–Fort
Worth metroplex. Mr. Clark has been admitted to practice before all Texas state
courts since 2011 and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court of
the Northern District of Texas.

Mr. Clark's family law client base is primarily made up of people who are facing the
end of their marriages and who are thus having to deal with such divorce-related
legal issues as property division, child custody and visitation, and spousal and child
support. A forceful courtroom advocate on their behalf when litigation is necessary,
he also has extensive experience in mediation, and this allows him to often help his
clients come to an accord on these matters through the use of that alternative
dispute resolution method.

Mr. Clark also prepares and reviews prenuptial agreements, and his other family law
experience includes assisting domestic violence victims in obtaining protective
orders. He also helps people whose marriages have already been legally dissolved
and who are now seeking the enforcement of or modifications to existing support
and parenting court orders.

Mr. Clark additionally represents people who have been harmed by the negligence
of other parties in cases involving premises liability as well as workplace accidents
and truck and other motor vehicle crashes. His criminal defense cases have
included, domestic violence, assault, and other felonies and misdemeanors. Mr.
Clark's successful track record in all these endeavors has earned him a "Superb"
peer review rating through Avvo as well as nominations and ratings with Texas
Super Lawyers. A 2011 Juris Doctor recipient from St. Mary's University School of
Law, he also studied at LSE Law, part of the London School of Economics and
Political Science.


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LOCATIONS
8226 Douglas Ave., Ste. 802
Dallas, TX 75225
(469) 906-2266
www.clgtx.com
PRACTICE AREAS
Family Law
Divorce
Child Custody
Child Support
Modifications
Enforcement
Prenuptial Agreements
Protective Orders

Car Accidents
Truck Accidents
Oilfield Accidents

Domestic Battery
Misdemeanors
Family Violence
DWI Defense

YEARS IN PRACTICE
10

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Kris Hayes
Managing Partner
Balekian Hayes, PLLC
4144 North Central Expressway, Suite 1200
Dallas, Texas 75204
Telephone: (214) 828-2800
Facsimile: (214) 827-9671

kris@bh-pllc.com
www.bh-pllc.com

Kris is board certified in the area of family law by the Texas Board of Legal
Specialization. Kris earned her law degree at St. Mary's University School of Law in
San Antonio after completing her Bachelor of Business Administration at Southern
Methodist University in Dallas. She continued her education by earning a Master of
Business Administration at St Mary's University School of Business. Kris finished
college at the age of 17 and both law school and MBA school by the age of 23,
making her one of the youngest attorneys in Dallas at that time. Kris has four
children and lives in Dallas with her husband Phillip. Kris is a credentialed mediator
in all family and CPS matters.   

Kris is licensed in four states and made a name for herself early on in the world of
civil litigation. Over time, it became apparent that her true passion is children and
families and the switch to family law was born. Kris began her own practice in 2003
and has been practicing law in Dallas and surrounding counties for twenty years.  
She is known for her honesty and candor and is dedicated to providing her clients
both of those things.
PRACTICE AREAS
Family Law
Complex Divorce Issues
Complex Custody Issues
Pre/Post Nuptial Agreements
Spousal Support
Protective Orders
DNA Paternity

YEARS IN PRACTICE
19+

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FAMILY LAW>
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4144 North Central
Expressway, Suite 1200
Dallas, Texas 75204
Facsimile: (214) 827-9671
kris@bh-pllc.com
www.bh-pllc.com
Mark Scroggins
2500 Legacy Drive
Suite 250
Frisco, TX 75034
214.469.3100
scrogginslawgroup.com

Mark L. Scroggins is an aggressive and experienced trial attorney with a sound understanding of
business matters that serves him well in family law. An accomplished speaker and author, Mr. Scroggins
has practiced family law throughout the state of Texas for over 25 years. He has written about family law
matters for Texas Lawyer and has spoken about litigation technology before numerous organizations
and corporate clients. Mr. Scroggins has a unique background in cutting-edge litigation technology,
which is utilized by the entire Firm to increase the benefit to its litigation clients.

Named by Vogue Magazine as one of the Top Lawyers for Women in the state of Texas, Mr. Scroggins
also represents a large number of male clients in his family law practice. Mr. Scroggins has built a strong
reputation among executives, professionals, business owners and entrepreneurs for his hard-nosed,
aggressive style, as well as his prowess in family law and business litigation matters.

Most often, Mr. Scroggins is involved in contentious or high-stakes family law litigation where child
custody or complex property issues are involved. His vast experience in these areas proves especially
helpful to his high net worth and business owner clients. He enjoys the challenge of helping his clients
fight ruthless or unruly opponents, while assisting in accomplishing their goals.

Mr. Scroggins is an active member of the Family Law section of the State Bar of Texas, Collin County Bar
Association, Denton County Bar Association and Dallas Bar Association.

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Lisa G. Duffee
Duffee + Eitzen LLP
4311 Oak Lawn Ave
Suite 600
Dallas TX, 75219

E: info@d-elaw.com
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Lisa Duffee, founding partner of Duffee + Eitzen LLP, efficiently represents her
clients as a family law attorney-negotiating and securing financial settlements in
divorce, complex property division, and custody cases. She has practiced law in the
Dallas area for over three decades, representing clients in jury trials and bench
trials.

Prior to her transition to family law in 2000 Duffee was a partner at 2 large Dallas
law firms, handling complicated business and real estate litigation matters. With
experience in collaborative law, Duffee employs compassionate spirit, business
acumen, and innovative problem-solving skills to assist clients in reaching their
goals.

She is known for seeking resolution through negotiation, facilitation of
communication, and a clear understanding of the client’s end-goals. The results
minimize expense, emotional toll, and psychological impact. Her respectful
demeanor and empathy for clients affirm her reputation as a discerning advocate.
Duffee is rated as a Best Lawyer in Dallas by D Magazine, Best Lawyers America:
Collaborative Law and Family Law, and LawDragon top 500 Leading Family
Lawyers.

Duffee is active in the Dallas community supporting organizations such as Meals on
Wheels, The Bridge, North Texas Food Bank, and Attorneys Serving the
Community, and the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP). She is also
involved with Collaborative Law Dallas, State Bar of Texas, Texas Indian Bar
Association, and is a former board member of the Family Law Section of the Dallas
Bar Association. Duffee + Eitzen pledged $50,000 to the endowment fund of the
Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program of the Dallas Bar Association and is a founding
supporter of the SMU VanSickle Family Law Clinic
PRACTICE AREAS
Divorce
Collaborative Divorce
Complex Property
Custody
Post Divorce Modification
Enforcement and Contempt
Pre-Nup/Post Pre-Nup
Same Sex Marriages
Mediation
Grandparent Rights


YEARS IN PRACTICE
35+

SOCIAL MEDIA
FEATURED LAWYER
LOCATIONS
4311 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas TX, 75219
Suite 600
P: (214) 416 9010

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