• 735 Yale St, Houston, TX 77007
  • (713) 863-0003
  • melinda@jacquesmithlaw.com

Practice Areas


When you face a family law issue in Texas, you need an experienced lawyer who can handle any legal challenge that may arise. Jacqueline Smith and Associates practice all aspects of family law, from divorce law to property disputes, child custody, and child support. Our primary
service areas include:

Child Support

In most cases the parent who lives with the child receives child support from the other parent. Generally the amount of child support ordered to be paid by a parent is based on a

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A person’s circumstance may change and the courts recognize and address these changes through suits known as” modifications”. Courts may change custody or modify visitation

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The firm provides services in both contested and uncontested divorces. A five-minute phone conference with Jacque will help you to determine whether an in-office consultation is ne

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Collaborative Law

Collaborative divorce agreements afford the parties the opportunity to reach an agreement that serves the interest of everyone involved. The parties and their collaborative attorne

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Child Custody

Child custody disputes can be one of the most heart-wrenching issues in any divorce. Parents divorce each other, not their children. In most cases, a child will primarily reside wi

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Property Division

Identifying and proving a party’s community and separate property can become complicated depending upon the nature and size of the estate. Jacque works closely with each client

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Adoptions are matters that Jacque embraces and enjoys. Adoptions are usually celebratory times for a family. Adoptions require the attorney to complete extensive detailed work. Ge

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Probate is a court procedure by which a will is proved to be valid or invalid. Probate proceedings also include all matters pertaining to the administration of estates and guardi

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