Family Law

Family Law


For nearly 20 years, the Law Office of Ellen Schutz has focused solely on providing effective guidance and creative solutions for challenging divorce issues. Our Dallas family law attorney, Ellen Schutz, is committed to helping clients achieve short and long-term goals. She will review your situation and discuss the options available to you, as well as the consequences of your decisions. She provides detailed information to ensure you are able to make appropriate decisions.

Experienced Representation
Additionally, she has a Master of Law degree in federal income tax, which enables her to provide informed guidance for complex property division and divorce settlements. As an attorney dedicated to helping families pursue solutions to their issues, she also extends guidance beyond legal matters, to include post-divorce budgeting, job searches and other related concerns.

Her law practice includes:

  • Community property issues. She can evaluate your assets and debts to determine their correct classification within separate and community property.
  • Child support. In Texas, support is based on a percentage of your net earnings and the number of children. Support also addresses collateral expenses, such as deductions, insurance payments and healthcare costs. She can evaluate your situation to uncover a creative solution.
  • Protective orders. If you are in an abusive relationship, Ellen Schutz can help obtain temporary restraining orders. She also represents those served with protective orders.

The firm also provides representation for the following family law issues:

  • Adult and child name changes
  • Mediation
  • Adoption
  • Stepparent adoption

Phone Consultations
Please contact The Law Office of Ellen Schutz today to discuss your legal issue. The firm provides phone consultations at 214-340-8515, or you can send an e-mail. Se habla español. The firm is centrally located in Dallas.