For Liz Porter, being a child custody attorney is more than just being an attorney. When it comes to child custody issues, “in the best interest of the child” is more than legal jargon to Liz Porter. It describes her approach to family law. Because of her valuable work on parent-child relationships, she has earned recognition on the list of; Texas Rising Stars (2008-2010) published by Thomson Reuters and featured in Texas Monthly. She is recognized as a Super Lawyer in 2013.
Child Custody Attorney / Expert
“I always introduce Liz as our child custody attorney expert,” says Ike Vanden Eykel, CEO and Managing Shareholder of KoonsFuller, P.C. “She is a powerhouse when it comes to a wide range of family law matters, but her success when it comes to resolving parent-child issues, both in and out of the courtroom, is where she makes her mark.”
Liz Porter is an experienced child custody attorney and has handled numerous contested and non-contested divorces, complex property divisions, high-conflict custody disputes, child support enforcement actions, modifications of previous orders and paternity issues.
She also has experience with prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
She is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Her clients include executives and entrepreneurs, business owners, doctors, lawyers, and educators, as well as a host of successful stay-at-home spouses.
“Family law issues are highly emotional,” she says. “It is our job to keep our clients thoroughly informed and provide them with realistic expectations about the range of possible results. The decisions made today, whether personal or financial, can and likely will have a significant and lasting impact on their future. Being a child custody attorney and family lawyer isn’t always easy, it’s more than just paper work, it’s lives.
Ms. Porter is a member of the family law sections of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association. She is also a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and Dallas Young Lawyers Association and has been elected to the Annette Stewart American Inn of Court.
Ms. Porter earned her bachelor of arts degree in communication and journalism from Texas A&M University in 1993. Liz Porter earned her Juris Doctor in 2001 from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth.
She currently resides in Dallas with her three children.
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