Divorce

Galveston County Divorce Lawyer

Filing for divorce? Call (281) 810-9687

When it comes to filing for divorce, you need to ensure that you have a skilled and reliable divorce attorney on your side. At the Thornton Law Firm in Friendswood, we have assisted countless people through their divorces for more than 35 years. We will do everything possible to help protect your rights and interests, both inside and outside of court.

What makes us different from other Galveston County divorce firms?

  • Complimentary consultations to start your case
  • AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell® for 15+ years
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • Selection for Super Lawyers®
  • After-hours availability for our clients


Our Friendswood divorce attorneys can deliver caring and competent advocacy for whatever type of divorce you face, whether contested or uncontested. If you wish to resolve your divorce through mediation, we can further provide the client-focused representation you need for this more private and amicable alternative to a traditional divorce.

Whatever your unique circumstances, we are especially qualified to provide the legal assistance you deserve. Contact us to get started today!

Counsel from a Certified Family Law Specialist

Our firm's founding lawyer is a legal specialist in family law certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, an achievement that takes an extensive amount of training and a rigorous qualification process. Less than 10 percent of Texas attorneys are Board Certified—in any specialty—and Attorney Thornton is certified in three legal specialties, including civil trial law and family law.

This rare feat is not something that is accomplished and done; it is an achievement that must be continually renewed. Our lead Galveston County divorce lawyer possesses expert, cutting-edge knowledge in divorce and family law, the keen insights that could prove indispensable to your case. Don't hesitate to see what a certified legal expert can achieve for you!

Schedule your complimentary consultation today!

We will make sure that your divorce petition is filed in an appropriate and timely manner. You can leave the legal complications to us so that you can be freed up to focus on other matters. You don't have to face divorce alone.

At our Friendswood divorce firm, we know how difficult it can be to make this decision, especially when facing many mixed emotions. Our goal is to help guide you through this difficult legal process. We are prepared to discuss your options in a complimentary case review.


Do not hesitate to contact our firm as soon as possible.
Please feel free to call (281) 810-9687 today!


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  • AV Preeminent
  • Super Lawyers
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Board Certified: Texas Board of Legal Specialization