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Georgetown Divorce Lawyer

When you are going through a divorce, the quality of your family law attorney can make a huge difference in the outcome of your divorce, custody agreement or spousal support arrangement.

The Law Office of Lori Watson is 100 percent dedicated to family law. Ms. Watson has almost 20 years of experience and is an efficient, thorough and realistic attorney who is dedicated to protecting your rights and helping you achieve your short-term and long-term goals.

Get the help you need today from a Williamson County family law attorney. Call (512) 931-2121. Contact our family for experienced, caring legal counsel for family law matters.

As your lawyer, Ms. Watson works diligently to find the best available legal solutions while serving as a supportive guide through your divorce, custody dispute or other family law matter. Our law firm can help you with a wide range of family law matters, including:

  • Divorce: We represent people seeking a divorce that is uncontested, where our involvement is minimal, to people involved in a contested divorce, where aggressive litigation and negotiation skills are often required.
  • Collaborative Divorce: We help clients come to terms and have more power over legal matters through this process centered on resolving a divorce with a team of professionals dedicated to finding amicable solutions for the parties.
  • The Collaborative Divorce Process: Collaborative divorce allows you and your spouse to arrive at divorce terms that are agreeable to all parties involved. This avoids having a judge impose terms on you that neither party finds ideal.
  • Property Division: We can help you understand how property division is handled in Texas, what equitable distribution means and how retirement assets and benefits Link to Dividing Retirement Assets in Divorce are divided.
  • Temporary Orders : Temporary orders can be used to initiate support payments, protect access to your children, and prevent your spouse from running up debt on jointly held credit cards.
  • Child Custody and Visitation: We place a strong emphasis on working to achieve a balance between your parental rights and the best interests of the children.
  • Non-Standard Possession Schedules / Parenting Plans: We help parents create custody and parenting time arrangements that make the most sense for them and their children.
  • Child Support and Spousal Support: We seek to achieve fair outcomes for both children and spouses.
  • Paternity / Parentage: We file all necessary paperwork related to the determination of paternity in order to initiate child support payments or demand a father's right to parenting time with his child.
  • Enforcement: We help ensure that former spouses are in compliance with divorce decrees, and we defend against unreasonable enforcement actions.
  • Stepparent Adoptions: We help stepparents adopt children by terminating the parental rights of a biological parent and seeking a court order granting the adoption by the stepparent.
  • Divorce Modification: Situations can change once a divorce decree is in place. When a modification is needed, we can help.
  • Relocation: We strive to resolve relocation matters using creative, intelligent solutions that work for our clients and their children.
  • Mediation: Ms. Watson is noted for her excellent ability as a mediator in a process that is usually far less expensive and contentious than a traditional divorce.
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements : We respectfully and carefully prepare premarital and postmarital documents that will safeguard your rights and protect your interests.

Contact a Georgetown Divorce Attorney Today

We welcome your call to arrange a first meeting with a compassionate, experienced lawyer. Please call (512) 931-2121 today or send our family law office an e-mail.

Clients say : "She was always realistic and positive about the case; the end result was very close to what was anticipated. Lori Watson truly cared about my case and its equitable resolution. Communication with her was effortless and personable, her responses timely and pertinent. I would confidently recommend the services of Lori Watson to not only my closest friends, but family members included."

Clients say : " I first approached Lori Watson to handle my divorce two years ago. In the initial consultation I was put at ease by her objectivity and insightful nature and knew I would be well represented. Early on she assessed what was becoming a dangerous situation and placed well thought out procedures in place that were intended to protect but at the same time not provoke unwanted actions."

Clients say : " I am the single mother of a 5 year old child. Our situation is somewhat complicated because my daughter’s father and I were never married and he lives out of state. My daughter has never lived with her father which has made it difficult for the two of them to form a strong parent/child relationship. I had an attorney, whom at the time was not practicing family law." read more >>

Clients say : " I hired Ms. Watson to help me get through probably one of the most difficult times of my life, my divorce and custody battle for my children. Throughout the long-drawn out battle, Lori was very professional, empathetic to my situation, but more importantly was always there by my side." read more >>

Clients say : " Lori handled my complicated divorce with an estranged wife and children with psychological issues. Lori quickly grasped what the main issue would be in a long term contested divorce and formulated a strategy to address it." read more >>

Clients say : " Many have encountered stereotypical lawyers that tend to give attorneys a negative image. Lori Watson does not fit that stereotype and takes a fresh approach to practicing family law. As one who is in need of a family lawyer knows, it is usually a very difficult time in life with many stressors and heightened emotions. My situation was especially trying and lasted nearly a year." read more >>

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Law Office of Lori Watson
804 S Main St
Georgetown, TX 78626

Phone: 512-931-2121
Fax: 512-930-0502

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