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I have more than 25 years of experience helping clients achieve a satisfactory, good result in a divorce. You will be helped and assisted through each step of the divorce process in a thoughtful and reasoned manner.The process begins with a careful review of the facts of your case, after which options and recomendations considering your objectives are provided. Every effort will be made to resolve your case  quickly and without unnecessary expense, while at the same time insuring that your rights and interests are protected and pursued. You and your case will be given the time and attention to detail needed obtain a result which leaves you feeling that all reasonable effort and measures on your behalf have been taken. Don't risk proceeding without the right kind of legal assistance, you need and deserve the guidance and assistance of an experienced  reliable professional.


Practice areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  2. Family: 25%
  3. Wills & Living Wills: 10%
  4. Trusts: 10%
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

522 E. Van Buren
Harlingen, TX, 78550

Law Office Of Robert C Sheline

1520 dove
McAllen, TX, 78504-3575



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197810/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Robert C Sheline1996 - Present
PartnerGibbon, Gibbon and Sheline1981 - 1995
AssociateGibbon and Gibbon1978 - 1981
Association namePosition nameDuration
Harlingen Zoning Board of AdjustmentsBoard Member1986 - 1989
Benevolent Protective Order of ElksPresiding Justice1986 - 1991
Harlingen Industrial Development AuthorityVice President1983 - 1989
United States District Court for the Southern District of TexasMember1979 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A1978 - Present
Cameron County Bar AssociationFormer Board of Directors1978 - Present
Lucas County Legal Aid ClinicVolunteer Attorney1977 - 1977
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Estate of Irene PlobergerWill contest. Will of non-family member admitted to probate.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Valley Morning SrarWrap Around Mortgages1984
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of ToledoDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Adult Information and Education ConferenceWills and Trusts2006
Adult Information and Education ConferenceWills and Trusts2005
Valley Baptist Hospital Community Medical and LegalWills ans TrusrsN/A