Top-Rated Family Law Specialists
  • Board Certified Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Houston Texas Magazine
  • Expertise Best Divorce Lawyers in Houston
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb Top Attorney Family
  • Super Lawyers

Deer Park Divorce Attorneys

Named One of the Top Family Law Firms in Houston: Call (281) 407-9254

At Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law, we have been named one of the top family law firms in Houston by H Texas Magazine and listed as both one of the regions Super Lawyer® through our exceptional case results. Attorney Dennis Slate has also been selected as a "Top Lawyer" by the Houstonia Magazine. We consistently win cases in family law against the large downtown law firms, and we are proud of our ability to represent clients with a high level of skill and due to our extensive experience both in and out of the courtroom.

Having served as an Army officer for 25 years, Founding Attorney Dennis Slate approaches divorce and other family law cases with commitment, discipline, and the intention to win for clients. We have great insight into all family law matters involving members of the military.

Our team understands how critical the final outcome in your divorce will be to you, your children and your finances, and we address each case fully committed to pursuing your objectives and protecting your rights. Not all law firms that practice divorce law are created equal.

We are proud to provide unmatched client care and service to all of our clients, and you can have confidence that we will aggressively pursue the result that is in your best interests, whether in court or in negotiations with opposing counsel. We always treat each client with the care, dignity and respect they need and deserve.

About Our Team

Backed by 70 years of collective experience, our legal team at Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law knows what it takes to win family law cases—and we want to help you achieve the best results for you and your family. To date, we’ve helped past clients secure favorable outcomes in contested divorce cases, child custody battles, and more. We’re ready to do the same for you.

As much as possible, we like to help the men and women we represent handle their cases outside of the courtroom, as we have found that this is the best way to keep things as private, quick, and affordable as possible. However, we aren’t afraid to go to trial when needed, especially if it means getting even better results for our clients. Let us do the same for you – contact us today to learn more.

  • Dennis M. Slate
    Dennis M. Slate Founding Attorney
  • Robert I. Kuehm
    Robert I. Kuehm Associate Attorney
  • Associate Attorney 
  • Shirley A. Mitchell
    Shirley A. Mitchell Associate Attorney
  • Lauren F. Durso
    Lauren F. Durso Associate Attorney
  • Dennis M. Slate Founding Attorney
    Dennis M. Slate

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  • Robert I. Kuehm Associate Attorney
    Robert I. Kuehm

    Robert I. Kuehm is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.Robert was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 2007. Robert is a second generation family law attorney that has focused his practice exclusively on helping clients with their family law issues Read Full Profile

  • Associate Attorney 

    Ben J. Raia is an Associate Attorney at Slate & Associates. He has been practicing law since 2008 focusing on family law matters, including divorce, child custody, asset division, protective orders, modification of orders, and adoption; as well as drafting wills and ancillary documents along with other probate matters, including administrations, guardianships, heirship proceedings, and estate planning. READ FULL PROFILE

  • Shirley A. Mitchell Associate Attorney
    Shirley A. Mitchell

    Shirley A. Mitchell is an associate at Slate and associates. Her practice is primarily focused on family law. She has represented clients in complex litigations, mediations and appeals involving domestic relation matters. Read Full Profile

  • Lauren F. Durso Associate Attorney
    Lauren F. Durso

    Lauren F. Durso is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She was named a Super Lawyer in Family Law by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2014 and 2015. Prior to that, Lauren was named as a Rising Star in Family Law by Texas Monthly Magazine in 2005 and from 2007-2014. Read Full Profile

We Can Handle Every Aspect of Your Divorce

Our attorneys have access to high-quality resources to assist in the divorce process when necessary. We know all applicable state laws regarding geographic restrictions (relocation), how the court will respond to a request for a modification of child support, modification of child custody, or modification of spousal support, as well as how to use the legal system in the enforcement of court orders. Regardless of the factors involved in your case, we encourage you to meet with us to discuss your situation.

Why Choose Us?

  • 70 Years of Combined Legal Experience
  • Named One of the Top Family Law Firms in Houston by H Texas Magazine
  • 10/10 Avvo Rating
  • Attorney Slate Served in the U.S. Military
    for 25 Years

Quality Representation from a Family Law Specialist

If you have a legal issue related to matrimonial law, you can benefit from the representation of the Board-Certified family law specialists from our firm. If you have been falsely accused, we can help you fight back. Furthermore, if you are suffering from the results of parental alienation, we should review your situation without delay, as the court may be willing to step in to protect your parental rights. Lastly, we are well-versed in the adoption process and take great joy in helping those who are involved in an adoption.

To find out more and to obtain legal guidance, contact Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law today! Call a Deer Park divorce lawyer from our firm for the high level of legal representation you need in all divorce and family law matters.

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Client Testimonials

  • “Shirley Mitchell is an amazing attorney.”

    China V.

  • “This is definitely the team you want on your side; they are a cut above the rest.”

    Nicole S.

  • “What really makes her stand out is her knowledge of Texas family law and her ability to navigate through the red tape.”

    Tammy B.

  • “Do yourself a favor, trust Dennis Slate and his team to represent you in your time of need.”

    Ranjithkumar

  • “I immediately knew if I ever needed him as a lawyer he was going to be my secret weapon in court.”

    Ray & Christina V.

  • “The team is great and professional.”

    Happy Client

  • “I would recommend her over and over again.”

    Chris

  • “Thank you for your hard work, and for treating Mike and me with respect...”

    Charlotte S.

  • “I have used him for various personal transactions and he never disappoints!”

    Lisa M.

  • “Dennis was there for me, stood by me thru the entire ordeal and made me feel safe at all times!”

    Tammy A.

  • “No matter what came up, he kept pushing and figuring things out.”

    Ashley C.

  • “He took on my case with only 5 days until we had to go to court and he represented himself as if he knew me for years.”

    David Villanueva

  • “It was a relief to be able to place my situation in capable hands.”

    Cheryl

  • “The results my family and I received from working with Dennis Slate and Shailey Gupta-Brieztke were better than I thought possible.”

    Jahnathan

  • “The judge had no choice but to side in my favor.”

    Danny

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