Board-Certified Family Law Specialist
  • 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
  • Dannielle Simms
    Dannielle Simms Associate Attorney
  • Lauren F. Durso
    Lauren F. Durso Associate Attorney
  • Hee Jin Chang
    Hee Jin Chang Associate Attorney
  • Ryann Tighe
    Ryann Tighe Paralegal
  • Maria Hernandez
    Maria Hernandez Paralegal
  • Clay Riese
    Clay Riese Paralegal
  • 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 board-certified family law attorney 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

  • Dannielle Simms Associate Attorney
    Dannielle Simms

    Dannielle Simms is an associate attorney with Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law. She specializes in complex family law issues including divorce, modifications, child support, and CPS defense. 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

  • Ryann Tighe Paralegal
    Ryann Tighe

    Ryann Tighe is a paralegal at Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law. An indispensable team member since October 2009, Ryann has a wealth of knowledge and a remarkable memory for case details. Ryann is always up for a challenge when it comes to assisting clients in achieving the best possible outcome and offering assistance to co-workers. Read Full Profile

  • Maria Hernandez Paralegal
    Maria Hernandez

    Maria Hernandez has 20 years of paralegal experience in family, personal injury, and criminal law. Maria has obtained an Associate Degree in Applied Arts from Houston Community College and is currently working on her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Houston Downtown. She regularly assists Attorney Simms with preparation of documents for hearings and trials. She appreciates the opportunity to assist clients who are navigating their complex family law and CPS defense matters.

  • Clay Riese Paralegal
    Clay Riese

    Clay Riese joined the team at Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law, as an experienced family law paralegal. His career goal is to pursue his passion for helping clients succeed in the family law court systems, working alongside Attorney Gupta-Brietzke. Clay prides himself on his unwavering dedication to assisting both his teammates and the firm's clients. He is a proud Texas A&M graduate from the 2007 graduating class.

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 60 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 specialist from our firm. As board-certified attorneys, Attorney Slate, Gupta-Brietzke, and Durso have demonstrated excellent skills in this field of law, as well as extensive experience. They had to meet a number of qualifications to receive status as a family law specialist and will have to take steps to maintain status as a Board Certified lawyer.

To find out more and to obtain legal guidance, contact Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law today!

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.

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.

Client Testimonials

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

    Jahnathan

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

    Michelle

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

    Lisa M.

  • “Everyone I encountered at this firm is amazing and they do their jobs very, very well.”

    Dustin

  • “When the day (of court) finally came, the magic of who Dennis Slate is came to life.”

    Thunder

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

    Danny

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

    Tammy A.

  • “BEST LAWYER EVER !! -- Ms. Dannielle Simms - awesome best !!!”

    Pritt

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

    Cheryl

  • “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

  • “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.

  • “There was never a time when I felt she was not doing everything legally possible on my behalf.”

    Thunder

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