Andrea W. Kelly is a seasoned practitioner who has worked extensively in the public... more
Andrea W. Kelly is a seasoned practitioner who has worked extensively in the public and private sectors. She served a total of 12 years as an Assistant District Attorney for Tarrant County and an Assistant Chief Counsel for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (formerly INS), before leaving the government to pursue private practice in 2005. By way of background, Ms. Kelly graduated w... view profile
I was born and raised in a traditional working class household in the West... more
I was born and raised in a traditional working class household in the West Meadowbrook area of east Fort Worth in the 1960s and 1970s. I attended public schools, earned a degree and political science from The University of Texas at Arlington and a law degree from The South Texas College of Law. Will Rogers once said that what you do for yourself is how you make a living and what you do for oth... view profile
I have been practicing family law for almost 30 years. I have the experience and... more
I have been practicing family law for almost 30 years. I have the experience and expertise to do a high conflict litigated case. That being said, a high conflict case does not generally serve clients or their children well. I may make a good fee on such a case, but my absolute preference is to to coach a client through the range of possibilities for the divorce that would allow for realistic se... view profile
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.