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Janis Alexander Cross

Janis Alexander Cross

Practice areas:

Family, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Probate, Estate Planning, Litigation, Corporate & Incorporation, Criminal Defense, Business

About Me

Janis Alexander Cross has practiced law in the Texas Panhandle since 1979.  She handles a wide range of cases, including family law (divorce, adoptions, child custody, child support, prenuptial agreements), general litigation, criminal law (DWI/DUI, misdemeanors, traffic tickets), wills & probate, and litigation.  She is the former head of the Pantex Plant legal department and she taught Business Law and Business Ethics at West Texas A&M University.  Her son is a practicing attorney in Amarillo, Texas and her daughter is pacticing law in a foreigh country.  Her legal assistant has been with Janis for more than ten years. Janis' office is located in the Chase Tower, located at 600 South Tyler Street in downtown Amarillo, Texas.


 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1979

  1. Family: 33%
    5 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 17%
  3. Child Custody: 15%
  4. Probate: 10%
    5 years
  5. Other: 25%
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Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Steven Paul Watkins

    I endorse this lawyer. Janis is dedicated and hard working. She always puts the interests of her clients first. She genuinely cares about her clients and works hard to achieve the results they want.

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    Steven Watkins Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Richard Kurt Arbuckle

    I endorse this lawyer. Janis is one smart lawyer with plenty of experience. She is the person many other lawyers turn to for advice and guidence.

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    Richard Arbuckle Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office of Janis Alexander Cross

600 South Tyler
Suite 1313
Amarillo, TX, 79101-2353

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197908/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Member of the CollegeCollege of the State Bar of Texas2012
Membership Granted in the Pro Bono CollegePro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas2010

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
College of the State Bar of TexasN/A2007 - Present
Texas Panhandle Family Lawyers AssociationN/A2005 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A1979 - Present
Amarillo Bar AssociationN/A1979 - Present

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech UniversityDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1979