Top-Rated Family Law Specialists

Reviews from Our Clients

  • “Excellent Lawyer”


  • “Exceptional at walking you through the legal process”

    Ziad K

  • “Excellent attorney”

    Carol M

  • “Words cannot describe the gratitude that we have”

    Cindi F

  • “Honest, trustworthy, and hardworking”

    Vicki S

  • “Looked out for my best interests and supported me”

    Lori N

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

    Nicole S.

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


  • “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

  • “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

About Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law

Representation You Can Trust

Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law has been distinguished within the Deer Park legal community and throughout the greater Houston region for offering our clients genuinely compassionate and highly professional legal services. We offer dynamic legal guidance to individuals who face challenging family law circumstances and difficult divorce cases. Anyone who is feeling a little lost because of their divorce knows they can turn to any of our attorneys for help.

We know that finding the finances to make it through a divorce can be difficult, especially since you and your spouse might already be living in and funding two separate households. To help you through this time, we try our best to keep our rates competitive. You can even choose what attorney or attorneys you want for legal counsel and how involved they are with your case, letting you further control your budget.

Attorney Dennis M. Slate, our founding attorney, has more than 20 years of legal experience helping people just like you who were dealing with similar family law disputes. Our entire team is uplifted by his extensive experience and leadership skills, which he gained from his many years with the United States Armed Forces. Under his guidance, our entire team can come together to best develop our clients’ cases and help them resolve intricate issues associated with their divorce.

Our Firm’s Qualifications

You can trust that the representation you get from Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law in Houston is worthwhile and insightful. Attorneys Dennis Slate, Robert I Kuehm and Lauren F. Durso are Board-Certified Attorneys in the field of family law. In order to earn Board Certification, an attorney must undergo extensive continued legal education and prove their knowledge by passing a notoriously rigorous examination. Few family lawyers in Texas can claim to have the knowledge and experience that Attorneys Slate, Kuehm, and Durso possess.

Attorney Slate has also been decorated and recognized by a variety of professional organizations:

  • “Texas Super Lawyer” and “Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine/Thompson-Reuters
  • “Top Lawyer” by Houstonia Magazine’s Top Lawyers
  • “Top Lawyer” by H Texas Magazine
  • 10/10 “Superb” Rating by Avvo

We currently have two other attorneys within our law firm: Ben Raia and Shirley Mitchell, who have 30 years of combined legal experience and expertise. They each bring unique insights and backgrounds to our firm, allowing us to take an eclectic, advantageous approach to casework. Together, we support one another in order to best support and guide our clients.

Our Deer Park divorce attorneys are prepared to help you through your divorce while upholding your best interests. Contact us today to connect with an experienced, compassionate team that truly cares about your future.

Why Choose Us?

  • Over 100 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

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Please note, the attorneys at Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law, are only licensed to practice in the state of Texas, and cannot assist with out-of-state cases.
  • NAFLA 2022
  • 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