Family Law

Divorce issues can be very straightforward, and they can also be complex. When children are involved, the issues can be even more complicated. When your family’s changing needs require assistance from an attorney, choose to work with the law firm of David W. Thedford.

My firm has been serving clients throughout Texas for almost 30 years. We are a respected and well-known firm that provides representation for men and women in a wide range of family law matters. Once we have a clear understanding of your individual case, we take an assertive approach to resolving the issue. You can count on us for support and guidance throughout all steps of the legal process.

Divorce Process

The divorce process does not have to be long and drawn out. When you work with David W. Thedford, we work to make the process as seamless as possible. We handle divorce and all related matters, including:

  • Spousal maintenance (alimony): We will evaluate whether you are entitled to pay or receive spousal support and assist with temporary spousal support matters.
  • Custody and visitation: We can help with the process of determining custody, establishing a visitation schedule and other matters such as enforcements, child support and modifications to custody and visitation schedules.
  • Child Support
  • Grandparent Access
  • Property Division

Military Divorce

My office has significant experience representing people in military divorce matters. We are familiar with the differences in the legal process, including the differences in matters involving retirement accounts, support obligations and determining custody and visitation. We are here to answer your questions and will protect your interests during the divorce process.

To schedule an appointment to discuss your family law matter, please contact us at 325.673.1164. We are happy to schedule consultations to meet your convenience. Our firm is located in Abilene and we handle cases throughout Texas.

If you are a parent going through the divorce process, you want your children to be affected as minimally as possible. Resolving disputes fast and effectively will be important to you. My firm recognizes that when handling legal matters it is important to take an individualized approach to resolving issues. We will work with you to reach your goals.

David W. Thedford has been representing people in family law and divorce matters, including custody and visitation for almost 30 years. David W. Thedford has a strong reputation and is experienced in the courtroom. We offer straightforward legal solutions for our clients and seek to reach the best possible outcome.

Child Custody And Visitation

In Texas, the courts will look out for the best interests of the child when determining custody. The courts may look at the emotional, physical and financial well-being of a parent when determining custody. Once custody is determined, a visitation schedule will be established. At my firm, we can help with all matters relating to custody and visitation, and also enforcement actions, possession and access.

During this process, it is particularly important that you have a strong advocate on your side. David W. Thedford has in-depth knowledge of the law and knows when to expect challenges both inside and outside of the courtroom. Having a strong awareness of what to expect in custody cases allows him to be strategic in the approach that he pursues.

Please contact us to schedule an initial consultation. Located in Abilene, we handle cases throughout Texas. We are happy to book consultations to meet your convenience.