Providing experienced family law with a focus on retaining your utmost privacy through maximizing dispute resolution in our offices and minimizing litigation in the courtroom. Legal changes to your family are emotional and personal. Our firm is experienced in the representation you need for minimal exposure and maximum compassion.

When you have a legal concern of any kind involving your family, your health or your livelihood, it is in your best interests to have it resolved as efficiently and effectively as possible. The sooner these matters are handled, the sooner you can alleviate stress and move forward with your life.

When choosing a lawyer to assist you with a family law need, you want someone who is not only experienced, but dedicated to providing the quality legal counsel and personalized service you deserve. At Silvestri Family Law, PLLC we are committed to achieving our client’s goals both in and out of the courtroom. Let us to put our experience to work for you.

Our experienced attorneys have appeared in courts throughout the state of Texas. Although we have the skill needed to effectively present your case in front of a judge or jury, we still make every effort to resolve disputes using non-adversarial methods, including mediation and collaborative law.

Collaborative Law vs. Mediation

July 16, 2017 By Carie Silvestri Critics of collaborative divorce argue that the majority of cases settle before trial anyway, often at mediation, so why risk having to withdraw from the case if a settlement is not reached?  Why would any lawyer sign an agreement compelling withdrawal from representation if the case ends up in… [read more]

How Collaborative Divorce Has Made Me A Better Lawyer

By Carie Silvestri It isn’t a touchy-feely job title: divorce attorney.  Law school training sets a certain scene: a courtroom, a winner, a loser. The attorney’s job is to find evidence of wrongdoing from the opponent and to form an argument to prove their client is innocent.  In this inherently adversarial process, attorneys do not… [read more]

College Students and Divorce

By Carol Mapp Much has been written about children and divorce. Divorcing or divorced parents of college-aged students may underestimate how this change in family circumstance affects their offspring. College students are not “immune” from effects of changes within the family unit, parents’ behaviors and expectations, or uncertainty regarding where they belong in their family post… [read more]