Family Law


The family law attorneys at Crain Caton & James here in Houston are dedicated to offering compassionate and in-depth support to clients facing any number of family law issues such as divorce, child custody and visitation rights, child support obligations, protection of separate property, equitable division of community property, valuation and division of high-net-worth estates, paternity determination, drafting and review of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, mediation services, and enforcement of court orders and modifications. With a client-centric approach, our skilled legal team ensures that every case receives the personalized attention it deserves.

Our experienced Houston family law attorneys assist clients in navigating the intricacies of the legal system by delivering comprehensive guidance and support at every stage. Proficient in laws governing familial relationships, our legal team possesses outstanding communication and negotiation abilities to effectively advocate for our clients’ interests. By utilizing a teamwork approach with every case, our attorneys are able to craft tailored legal strategies aimed at achieving the most favorable outcomes for each client. Additionally, they frequently partner with other professionals, such as psychologists, financial advisors, forensic investigators, and tax professionals to safeguard the well-being and long-term security of clients and their families.

The skilled attorneys at Crain Caton & James support clients through various stages of divorce, including matters related to children and property. They guide clients in addressing child custody and visitation concerns and in crafting tailored child custody agreements and parenting plans. When necessary, they represent clients in court, working diligently to safeguard their interests throughout the process. During these divorce proceedings, property and asset division can also become contentious. Our adept family law attorneys work to identify marital assets, protect separate property assets, value community property assets, and advocate a just and right division.

Our family law attorneys draft and review premarital and post-marital agreements that can safeguard each spouse’s assets in the event of divorce or death. Premarital and post-marital agreements can also be used to protect income generated from separate property assets that would otherwise become part of the community estate. Our attorneys work with parties to appropriately identify separate property assets, determine the financial needs and intent of the parties, and then construct an agreement that will alleviate the uncertainly and expense of a complicated divorce.

Even after a final order has been put in place, circumstances may arise that require further legal intervention. The family law team at Crain Caton & James stand ready to assist with issues such as the enforcement or modification of existing orders relating to custody, visitation, and child support.

Family Law Services