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 at a lower cost than these firms.

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.

  • Dennis M. Slate
    Dennis M. Slate Founding Attorney
  • Robert I. Kuehm
    Robert I. Kuehm Associate Attorney
  • Jackie Houlette
    Jackie Houlette
  • Shirley A. Mitchell
    Shirley A. Mitchell Associate Attorney
  • Lauren F. Durso
    Lauren F. Durso Associate Attorney
  • Hee Jin Chang
    Hee Jin Chang Associate Attorney
  • Dennis M. Slate Founding Attorney
    Dennis M. Slate

    Dennis M. Slate serves most of Greater Houston with offices in Deer Park, Houston, and a Brazoria County office in Pearland. Slate is a Double-Board Certified in Family Law and Child Welfare Law By The Texas Board of Legal Specialization, with over 17 years’ experience, and thousands of cases under his belt. Slate is well respected in the court system and is a powerful advocate to have by your side. Read Full Profile

  • Robert I. Kuehm Associate Attorney
    Robert I. Kuehm

    Robert Ian Kuehm is an associate attorney with Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law. 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

  • Jackie Houlette
    Jackie Houlette

    Jackie Houlette is an accomplished trial lawyer with more than 25 years of experience. She has spent the last ten years focusing primarily on family law. 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

  • Hee Jin Chang Associate Attorney
    Hee Jin Chang

    Hee Jin Chang is an associate attorney with Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law. Hee Jin has dedicated her legal career to advocating for children and families, helping them navigate through the legal system. 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?

  • Over 90 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

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

    Tammy A.

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

    Charlotte S.

  • “The team is great and professional.”

    Happy Client

  • “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

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

    Lisa M.

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


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

    Tammy B.

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

    Ashley C.

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


  • “There are no words to describe how glad we are that we hired his law firm.”


  • “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.

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


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


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


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