For all of your Family law needs, I can help. I'll guide you every step of the way.
I’ve wanted to be a lawyer since I was a little kid and saw the film version of John Grisham’s The Pelican Brief. I had no idea I would be representing families across the state of Texas in difficult and emotional divorces.
Where did I start to get here? Not where you’d think. I was raised in Atascocita, Texas, a small suburb North of Houston. To be perfectly honest, I was born in Denver, Colorado, but I came to Texas as soon as I could when I was seven years old. I am one of four children – two natural-born children and two brothers who were adopted.
My dad was an engineer and my mom was a teacher. I am the only lawyer in my family. I attended the South Texas College of Law. When I started law school, I thought I would end up doing something with business and real estate because that was my background.
However, during law school, I took a job at a boutique family law litigation firm, where I would spend the first four years of my career. It was there I learned I had a passion for family law.
This really should not have come as a surprise to me because I have always placed a lot of importance on family.
During college, I chose to finish up my degree online because that allowed me to take care of my grandmother who had Alzheimer’s. Later, I would make a similar choice to go to South Texas College of Law because they had a night study program that allowed me to take care of her during the day until another family member could take over.
I got married right after law school, and later my wife gave birth to my son James. I love both with all my heart.
The start of our marriage was not an easy one. A few months after the wedding, my father passed away unexpectedly at the age of 70. Getting that phone call was one of the hardest things I have ever had to go through in my life. But it made me a better person, a better lawyer, a better husband, and a better father to my son.
It was not until I had my own family that I realized how important this job could be. Since then, I have become an even better lawyer and an advocate for my clients.
A traditional law firm relies on paper, servers, and fax machines. The law firm clunks around, clients do not know what is going on with their case, and cases must settle for bad deals before court because the lawyers are either unprepared for what happens at the courthouse or are unaware of what happens at the courthouse. We do things differently. We are paperless, in the cloud, and efficient.
We are not the cheapest lawyers in town. But we offer high-end service in a way that makes sense. Our approach is newer, different, and better. I am a proud business owner and a proud father. My wife is pregnant with our second child, a son.
You are looking for a lawyer who will fight for you and understands what the stakes are. I'm a husband and a father of two. I have been to all those places you are now and will be. Those common experiences are what bond me with my clients.
What sets me apart? Hard work. Weekends? Holidays? Evenings? 5 am? Those are work times for me. I like to joke that I remember working a part-time job of 40 hours a week.
I am a certified member of the College of the State Bar of Texas, an honorary society established in 1982 by the Supreme Court of Texas. The College is comprised of lawyers who strive for the highest level of legal knowledge and skills through frequent participation in continuing education. Among its ranks are numerous leaders in the Texas legal field, including many judges. Less than 10% of all Texas lawyers qualify to become members of this organization.
Throughout my legal career, I have represented numerous family law clients in divorce, custody, and property disputes. I am a dedicated advocate and have represented clients in all phases of litigation.
I advise clients on all aspects of family law, divorce, adoption, paternity, and mediation issues. I have experience in drafting marital property agreements, including pre- and post-nuptial agreements. My staff of attorneys and paralegals and I have devoted our careers to handling complex family law matters and defending families from false CPS allegations.
We are based in Spring, Texas in North Houston, but we serve all of greater Houston, The Woodlands, Conroe, Kingwood, Atascocita, Montgomery, Galveston, Fort Bend, Waller, Liberty, Chambers, and Brazoria County areas. I am a member of the Houston Family Law Sections of the Houston Bar Association and am active in family law organizations in Texas.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2012||12/05/2020|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2020|
|Top 3 Divorce lawyers in Houston, TX||Threebestrated.com||2020|
|Top 3 Divorce lawyers in Houston, TX||ThreeBestRated||2018|
|Top 10% of Family & Divorce Lawyers in the USA||Lawyers of Distinction||2018|
|Top 10 Blog Posts||Top 10 blog posts on Texas Bar Today||2018|
|Top 10 blog posts on Texas Bar Today||Texas Bar Today||2017|
|A+ Rating||Better Business Bureau||2017|
|Nominated for Top 10 Under 40||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2017|
|Lawyer of Distinction||Top 10% of Family & Divorce Lawyers in the USA||2017|
|Lead Counsel Rated: Divorce Law||Thomson Reuters||2017|
|Member||College of the State Bar of Texas||2016|
|A+ Rating||Better Business Bureau||2016|
|Top Contributor Award||Avvo||2016|
|Texas Family Law Foundation||Fellow||2016|
|Top 20 Best Arbitrators & Mediators in Houston||Expertise||2016|
|Top 10 Law Firm re: Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Legal Counsel||2016|
|A+ Rating||Better Business Bureau||2015|
|Member||College of the State Bar of Texas||2014|
|Pro Bono Honors Designation||Pro Bono College of the State of Texas||2014|
|Attorney||Law Office of Bryan Fagan||2013 - Present|
|Associate General Counsel||Law Offices of Wesley H. Hocker||2011 - 2013|
|Paralegal||Law Offices of Wesley Hocker||2010 - 2011|
|Real Estate Broker||JN&B Realty||2003 - 2016|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Texas, Real Estate, Probate and Trust Section||Member||2017 - Present|
|Collaborative Divorce Texas||Member||2017 - Present|
|San Antonio Bar Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|San Antonio Young Lawyers Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Katy Bar Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Lawyers of Distinction||Member||2017 - Present|
|Christian Law Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|Lifestyles Unlimited||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas, Entertainment and Sports Law Section||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas, General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas, Computer and Technology Section||Member||2017 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas, Military Law Section||Member||2017 - Present|
|Great Legal Marketing||Member||2017 - Present|
|Personal Injury Lawyers Marketing & Management Association||Member||2017 - Present|
|National Association of Counsel for Children||Member||2017 - Present|
|Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2017 - Present|
|National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||Member||2017 - Present|
|Chamber of Commerce||Member||2016 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas, Taxation Section||Member||2016 - Present|
|Christian Legal Society||member||2016 - Present|
|Harris County Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|You Business Automated||Member||2016 - Present|
|Austin Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2016 - Present|
|Montgomery County Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2015 - Present|
|Better Business Bureau||Member||2015 - Present|
|Houston Lawyer Referral Service||Member||2014 - Present|
|Houston Young Lawyers Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|TexasLawyersHelp.org||Member||2014 - Present|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Member||2014 - Present|
|Texas Family Lawyers Group||Member||2014 - Present|
|Texas Lawyers Group||Member||2014 - Present|
|Houston Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||Member||2012 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section||Member||2012 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section||Member||2012 - Present|
|Texas Young Lawyers Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|College of the State Bar of Texas||Member||2012 - Present|
|Texas Realtors||Realtor||2003 - Present|
|HG.org Global Legal Resources||Is Adultery a Crime in Texas?||2017|
|Law Office of Bryan Fagan||The Dirty Trick of Embarrassing your Spouse During a Texas Divorce||2017|
|AVVO||Legal Answers: From Houston Attorney Bryan Fagan||2017|
|Nolo||Does it Matter Who Files First in a Texas Divorce?||2017|
|Martindale-Hubbell publication||Does it Matter Who Files First in a Texas Divorce?||2017|
|Amazon.com||This Texas Divorce Handbook is your Step by Step Guide to Successfully Navigating Texas Divorce||2017|
|AVVO Legal Guides||2 Tips For Dealing With Your Ex After a Divorce||2016|
|Lawyer.com||6 Tips for Getting a Free Divorce Consultation||2016|
|Law Office of Bryan Fagan Blog||8 Steps in Divorce Process in Spring, Texas||2016|
|Law Office of Bryan Fagan Blog||Alimony or Spousal Support and a Disabled Spouse in Harris and Montgomery Counties in Texas||2016|
|Law Office of Bryan Fagan Blog||Frequently Asked Questions in Divorce Cases in Harris and Montgomery Counties, Texas||2016|
|Law Office of Bryan Fagan Blog||Steps To Take Before Moving Out of the Marital Residence During a Divorce in Spring, TX||2016|
|Law Office of Bryan Fagan||Hiring a Divorce or Family Lawyer in Spring, Texas||2016|
|Law Office of Bryan Fagan||Should I move out of the marital home during a divorce?||2016|
|AVVO Legal Guides||Should I move out of the marital home during a divorce in Houston, Texas?||2014|
|Lawyer.com||Questions to Consider when Deciding whether to Settle Your Divorce Case||2014|
|South Texas College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2011|
|Lone Star College||Paralegal Certificate||2007|
|University of Phoenix||BS - Bachelor of Science||2006|
|Quest High School||High School Diploma||2000|
|Monthly Employee Meeting||Divorce||2016|
|Name Change of Minor Child||Successful|
|Contested Divorce With Domestic Violence||Secured custody, limited visitation for dad, and extremely beneficial division of assets.|
|Grandparent Custody||Succefully received Extraoridnary Relief Ex-Parte Temporary Restraining Order|
|Child Custody||Won custody for a father|
|Grandparents Rights Case||Grandfather got rights to his grandson|
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