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Family Law & Divorce Representation

Dealing with any legal issue may present a number of complexities that you are simply not prepared to deal with. You may be facing a family matter, or the possibility that you will lose custody of your children. As lawyers, we are committed to helping our clients resolve their legal issues as swiftly and economically as possible, without sacrificing results.

At Slate & Associates, Attorneys at Law, we provide experienced, dynamic legal counsel to individuals and families throughout Houston and Deer Park, Texas. Some of our key areas of practice include family law, divorce, and child protective services matters.

Offering the Highest Quality Legal Service

We bring a level of discipline and commitment to the cases we handle that is not easily matched by other attorneys. Our past case results speak for themselves, as do our client reviews. In fact, our firm was recently recognized as one of the top law firms in Houston by H Texas Magazine. We serve Houston, downtown Houston, Galleria-area, inner 610 Loop, River Oaks, Highland Village, and Uptown Park.

If you are ready to receive the level of client care and legal representation you deserve, please call our offices for a confidential consultation and review of your case. We look forward to assisting you.

  • 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
  • Jackie Houlette
    Jackie Houlette 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 Houston, Deer Park, 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 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

  • Jackie Houlette Associate Attorney
    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.

  • 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. Read Full Profile

  • 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. Read Full Profile

Why Choose Us?

  • 80+ 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 U.S. Military for 25 Years

Client Testimonials

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

    Danny

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

    Michelle

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

    Ashley C.

  • “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.”

    Ranjithkumar

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

    Pritt

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

    Ray & Christina V.

  • “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.

  • “The team is great and professional and understand the family court. I don't wish this on anyone, but if you have to, use this team!”

    Happy Client

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

    Dustin

  • “I was awarded $2.1 million in damages.”

    Happy Client

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

    Charlotte S.

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

    Thunder

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

    Cheryl

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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.