Karen Marvel began her legal career in 1987. She is an expert on back child support collection, the application of interest and enforcement in Texas. Free Case Review In August of 2012, Karen joined the Law Office of Arthur Augustine as Of Counsel, continuing her child support practice and handling divorce, custody and enforcement issues in family law.
Known for her articles and lectures, Karen writes and speaks extensively about child support for continuing legal education statewide. In 2008 - 2012, she has been honored through peer review as a Super Lawyer in Family Law by Texas Super Lawyers magazine.
Karen has focused her client work on collecting child support for parents who divorced in the 1960s and 1970s.
Karen successfully represented clients at courts of appeals and the Texas Supreme Court in a landmark case that helped change the law on child support collection and the application of interest on child support. The law now allows collection of past-due child support, with interest, no matter when the parties divorced. Free Case Review