A Native Texan, James practices primarily in Family Law, Residential Real Estate,... more
A Native Texan, James practices primarily in Family Law, Residential Real Estate, and Wills and Probate. After graduating high school, James served in the United States Marine Corps, where he received numerous awards for innovative thinking and hard work. James has continued his lifelong tradition of being an active participant in his local community. After graduating Law School, he and his family returned home to Texas. Currently, he is active with the Dallas Bar Association and Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program. In addition, he serves on the Real Estate Legislative Action Committee, a committee of the Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Law section of the Texas State Bar, and he serves as a volunteer judge with the Irving Teen Court system. less
Vance E. Hendrix focuses on estate planning, probate, family law, bankruptcy,... more
Vance E. Hendrix focuses on estate planning, probate, family law, bankruptcy, guardianships, real estate transactions, and civil litigation. Mr. Hendrix is licensed to practice before all courts of the State of Texas, the United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas, and the United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Texas. Mr. Hendrix earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Tulsa, College of Law in Tulsa, Oklahoma. While in law school, he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Tulsa Journal of Comparative & International Law, and published a Comment examining the U.S. Farm Bill of 2002, entitled “The Farm Bill of 2002, the WTO, and Poor African Farmers: Can They Co-exist?” Mr. Hendrix is also a member of Phi Delta Phi, an international legal fraternity promoting legal ethics and academic distinction. During his time in Oklahoma, Mr. Hendrix also clerked for the Honorable Gregory K. Frizzell, then State District Court Judge, who is now serving as U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Mr. Hendrix also gave his time to the Boesche Legal Clinic as a student intern. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Hendrix received a Master of Arts in English Literature from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Texas Tech University. Mr. Hendrix has been involved with the Lions Club, Adoption Center of East Texas, and the Smith County Bar Association. Vance E. Hendrix was born in Springfield, Missouri and was raised in Hallsville, Texas; he is married and has two children. less
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.