Sam M. Yates, III, is a Family Law Trial Attorney in Houston, Texas whose practice is dedicated exclusively to assisting families in time of transition whether that be by divorce, the seeking of custody of a child, or the death of a loved one. He is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. His law firm has a primary focus in the following areas:
Family Law Services: Divorce Litigation, Child Custody Litigation, Modifications of Prior Court Orders, Contempt, Child Support and Visitation, Grandparents' Rights, and Marital Property Agreements
Probate Litigation and Estate Planning Services: Probate of Wills, Litigation of Will Contests, Guardianships, Declaration of Heirships, Construction of Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills/Directive to Physicians, Trusts, and Elder Care Issues.
Collaborative Family Law Services
A Thoroughly Experienced Texas Law Firm
The Law Office of Sam M. (Trey) Yates, III, P.C. has been serving citizens of Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Montgomery and Galveston counties since 1986 primarily in the area of complex family law matters and probate/guardianship litigation. Basic estate planning services are also offered as well as a complete array of mediation and collaborative law services.
Trey and his legal support staff embrace the philosophy that their clients need all the relevant information available to make an informed decision as they navigate through the maze of litigation and the court system.
Clients are assured of cost sensitive, yet aggressive legal representation supported by cutting age technology and a team approach dedicated to one goal - reaching a speedy and successful resolution that is best for the client.
A Creative and Innovative Texas Law Firm
The Law Office of Sam M. (Trey) Yates, III, P.C. is a law firm well known for developing creative litigation and resolution strategies to their client's benefit.
"When a case warrants," says Trey, "we gather a community of professionals around our clients - whether that be accountants, financial planners, economic experts, therapists, or parent coordinators to assist them at arriving at a client driven solution to their particular situation."
Trey's clients are requested to take an active role in the development of their case and partner with their legal team to achieve maximum recovery.
He is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law.
Trey is a true believer in offering clients alternatives to court room battles and is experienced in the areas of dispute resolution known as mediation.
He is also a Certified Attorney Mediator and a Certified Family Law Mediator.
Trey is also trained as a Collaborative Family Lawyer, providing his clients with a new and innovative method of settling family law disputes that seeks a "win - win" solution for both parties.