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Family Law in Texas

The dissolution of a marriage can be a frustrating and lengthy process: often unforeseen problems can arise. Employing the expert legal services of Ball Morse Lowe, PLLC. Meeting with a family law attorney is the first step in understanding the intricate process and gaining a fresh start.

Dealing with family law issues?

Our law firm handles all aspects of divorce, including:

Sophisticated, Contested, or Litigated Divorce:

Complex divorces are those in which couples might not agree upon one or more problems. Uncontested divorces can become contested if the parties disagree on a few items. Complex divorces may include high-asset couples and business owners.

Military Divorce

Military divorces involve many legal issues that civilians often do not contend with. The Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act ("USFSPA") and Texas law will determine how military pensions and benefits are divided. We are here to help serve those who have served.

Uncontested Divorce

Even in the event of an uncontested divorce, it's sensible to seek the counsel of a Texas divorce lawyer to advise you. Legal representation will make certain you and your partner have considered every option and all rights are protected.


In some circumstances, it might be advisable or necessary to attend mediation before going to trial within an issue. We work with accredited mediators who will help you solve your problems, avoid trial and keep pricing minimal.

Divorce Separation and Planning

In some instances, legal separation might be an option. But if you or your partner is considering divorce, there are steps you can take to prepare for that choice while consulting with an attorney.

Property and Asset Valuation and Division

Our firm works closely with financial specialists who assist in valuing assets, counsel on tax consequences, and divide marital debt.

Temporary Orders

Many clients worry about their financial and living situation while divorces are pending. It's possible to secure temporary requests to ascertain living arrangements, spending habits and custody arrangements for the interim before your divorce is finalized


A paternity suit is filed in order to confirm or prove the parentage of a minor child and establish the parent-child relationship. This process is critical to various legal issues such as child support, visitation, parent’s rights to a child, and inheritance. A paternity case can be filed by either father or mother, or other family members, or same-sex couples. It is important to hire a law firm familiar with the science and latest procedures for proving up DHS testing. If you have a parentage issue, or have questions regarding paternity, custody, or parental rights, you’ll want to talk to an experienced family law attorney to protect your rights, and those of your child.


No area of law is more personal and important than the relationship between a parent and child, and the family law attorneys at Ball Morse Lowe are equipped to fight for a parent’s right to have a relationship with their child and resolve all issues involving your children including legal and physical custody, visitation/parenting time, and child support. The attorneys at Ball Morse Lowe take seriously the scientific, psychological, and emotional implications of the parent-child relationship and we stand prepared to advocate on that basis when the relationship with your children is at stake.

Child Support

Texas child support is based on a number of factors such as income, taxes, various deductions, and net resources, among others. Our Texas attorneys are prepared to assist you in negotiating, litigating, collecting or defending your child support issue. The Texas family law attorneys of Ball Morse Lowe are prepared to explore alternative and confidential ways of reaching a settlement relating to your child support issue such as mediation, arbitration, or a collaborative law process.

Division of Marital Estate

Preserving your marital estate is critical to your ability to provide for your family as you move into the next chapter of your life. Dividing assets in divorce is at times complex and requires a law firm with the knowledge and relationships with professional experts to provide wise counsel relating to asset valuation, tax issues, and support needs of parties moving forward. Whether the case involved $100 or $100 Million, the attorneys of Ball Morse Lowe are prepared to help you navigate this important area of any divorce.

Collaborative Law

Collaborative law is a way to amicably resolve divorce issues, including property division, custody, and alimony, without the public scrutiny of a case litigated in court. In a collaborative law divorce, the parties utilize specially trained attorneys and neutral experts to work through the various issues in their case. All parties involved, including attorneys, must submit to certain rules to insure everyone is incentivized to act in good faith and see the case resolved without going to court.

Collaborative law is a great option for parties wishing to maintain confidentiality if the parties are able to communicate with one another civilly post separation. If you are interested in more information on a collaborative divorce, please contact us today.

Premarital Agreements

A premarital agreement is often referred to as a “prenup” or prenuptial agreement and is a contract which is entered into prior to the marriage. A valid premarital agreement will govern areas relating to property and finances in the event of divorce or death. Texas prenuptial agreements can also govern homestead rights, employee retirements and benefits, and other property issues of the marriage. A premarital agreement can be a helpful tool for many couples and having an experienced family law attorney to compassionately navigate the process can be important for both you and your future spouse.

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Why Call Ball Morse Lowe?

The attorneys at Ball Morse Lowe have built a respected reputation over the decades for providing sophisticated counsel in complex oil, gas, and energy law matters, business law cases, transactions, estate planning, and family law matters. We take pride in assisting individuals and families with their legal concerns. Personable and responsive, our lawyers craft documents and develop strategies tailored to each client's unique goals and needs.

Ball Morse Lowe, PLLC, is committed to providing excellent service and sound solutions to our clients in a cost-effective manner. From our law firms in Norman, Oklahoma City, Dallas, and Denver, our attorneys provide services throughout the Oklahoma City, DFW, and Denver Metros and in other states, including Texas, North Dakota, Ohio, Colorado, California, Wyoming and New Mexico.

Attorneys With Experience & Resources That Work For You

Ball Morse Lowe is a recognized law firm that serves clients across Oklahoma, Texas, and Colorado.

Our lawyers have extensive experience handling a wide range of practice areas, including family law, estate planning, litigation, real estate, oil, gas and energy, business & commercial, and much more.

Our firm is devoted to providing each client with all the resources of a large firm but with the individualized attention of a small practice. Unlike many other firms, we have the ability to conduct investigations, hire expert witnesses, and utilize cutting-edge technology to help you build the strongest case possible.

The lawyers at Ball Morse Lowe can help you seek what's needed in your case. Our team is standing by to assist you, so call us at (877) 508-4265 to get started with a free consultation with our client intake team.




Our Team of Highly Skilled Attorneys Can Help

Ball Morse Lowe, PLLC, serves businesses and individuals throughout Texas, Oklahoma, and Colorado. As a full-service law firm, we provide legal solutions in matters involving oil and gas law, estate planning, family law and personal injury. You can depend on Ball Morse Lowe, PLLC, for sound advice, sensible solutions and vigorous representation.

Call Ball Morse Lowe today at (877) 508-4265 to receive your 100% free consultation with our client intake team.

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