Frisco Family Lawyer Jeff Anderson – Top Rated Divorce & Custody Lawyer

Top Family Law Firm in North Texas

Are you contemplating a divorce with children and and looking for the best custody lawyer to help you get access to your children? Have your or your spouse already filed for divorce in Frisco? Whether you filed for divorce in Collin or Denton County we can help fight aggressively for you in family court. Our award winning divorce lawyers know the Texas family law code and local courthouses like the back of their hands, and can strategize a winning plan of action to get you the results you need in court. Contact our Frisco law office today to schedule a consultation with Jeff Anderson.

Jeff Anderson Family Law Attorney – Frisco Law Firm

2600 Network Blvd #210

Frisco, TX 75034

(972) 963-5464 – By Appointment Only

info@jeffandersonfamilylaw.com

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Case evaluations are by appointment only, please contact us to schedule a consultation today.

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About Our Frisco Family Lawyers

Jeff Anderson has more than 22 years of experience as a family lawyer in Collin County, handling complex family law cases involving international child custody, complex property and asset division, tracing assets, DNA paternity, grandparent and stepparent adoptions, divorce, and much more.

Awards & Recognition Earned by Attorney Jeff Anderson

  • Jeff Anderson has been recognized in D Magazine’s Best LawyersJeff Anderson family law attorneyaddition in 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2016.
  • Anderson was also named on the Best Lawyers in America list in the family law category in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2-15, and 2016.
  • Anderson earned recognition in the top 100 lawyers in the DFW area by Thomson Reuters in 2015.
  • He was also named a Texas Super Lawyer in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
  • Anderson also serves on the Founding Board of Governors in the Collin County Bar Association’s family law section.

Family, Divorce, & Child Custody Lawyers Here to Help

If you’re facing a divorce, need a custody lawyer for your case, or need an attorney for other family law matters we can help. We have offices across North and South Texas and are here to help you in your time of need. Call today to speak with Jeff Anderson or another one of our family law attorneys.

Family Law Cases Our Frisco Office Handles

And much more. If you are having legal issues of the family variety, call today to schedule an appointment with our Frisco family law firm at (972) 963-5464.

Answers to Your Questions About Family Law & Family Court in Collin County

Where Can I Lookup the Status of My Custody, Divorce, or Adoption Case in Collin County?

Click on the link below to search the status of your case by first and last name, case number, lawyer, or birthdate.

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Where are the Collin County Family Law Courts Located?

199th District Court

Presiding Judge: Honorable Angela Tucker
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 10030
McKinney, TX 75071

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219th District Court

Presiding Judge: Honorable Scott J. Becker
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 20132
McKinney, TX 75071

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296th District Court
Presiding Judge: John Roach, Jr.
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 20012
McKinney, TX 75071
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366th District Court
Presiding Judge: Honorable Ray Wheless
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 30146
McKinney, TX 75071
 
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380th District Court
 
Presiding Judge: Honorable Benjamin N. Smith
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 30132
McKinney, TX 75071
 
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401st District Court
 
Presiding Judge: Honorable Mark Rusch
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 30030
McKinney, TX 75071
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416th District Court

Presiding Judge: Honorable Chris Oldner
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 20030
McKinney, TX 75071

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417th District Court

Judge Presiding: Honorable Cynthia Wheless
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 30290
McKinney, TX 75071

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429th District Court
 
Judge Presiding: Honorable Jill Willis
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 10014
McKinney, TX 75071
 
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469th District Court
 
Judge Presiding: Honorable Piper McCraw
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 30014
McKinney, TX 75071
 
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470th District Court
 
Judge Presiding: Honorable Emily Miskel
Collin County Courthouse
2100 Bloomdale Road, Suite 20146
McKinney, TX 75071
 
 

The 20 Minute Rule 

Collin County Courts are unique in that the judge will only allow each side 20 minutes to argue their side for temporary hearings.

Frisco Divorce FAQs

How Much Does it Cost to File for Divorce in Frisco?

It depends on which courthouse you file with and where you reside. Assuming you are filing for divorce on your own without a lawyer and representing yourself (which we highly discourage), the cost of filing for divorce in Denton County is: $289 “with waiver to be filed”, $297 “with citation”, $305 “with citation + showcause or TRO”, and $313 “with citation, showcause and TRO”. (Source: Denton County District Clerk) The cost to file for divorce in Collin County is $299 according to the Collin County District Clerk’s Office.

How Long Does it Take to Get a Divorce in Frisco?

In both Denton & Collin Counties the minimum waiting period before you can go before a judge after filing for divorce is 60 days.

However, depending on the individual circumstances of your case and any disputes that arise, a final divorce decree can sometimes take years to complete. Contact a divorce lawyer in Frisco to help expedite the process if absolutely necessary. However, in most cases it is worth the wait to get the outcome you want (child custody arrangements, visitation, child support, alimony, asset division, etc.)

Where Can I File for a Divorce in Frisco, Texas?

It depends on whether you live in Denton or Collin County. If you live in Collin County, you can file at:

Collin County Courthouse

2100 Bloomdale Rd., Suite 12132

McKinney, TX 75071

(972) 548-4320

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If you live in Denton County, you will file at:

Denton County Courts Building

1450 East McKinney Street

Denton, Texas 76209-4524

(940) 349-2012

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Do I Have to Wait 90 Days for an Uncontested or Agreed Divorce in Frisco?

Yes you still have to wait the mandatory 90 days before you can see a judge when filing for divorce here, even if both parties agree and the divorce is uncontested. However, you will not need to schedule a hearing in Denton County. Just make sure you show up in court very early, as most of the Denton family courts will not hear uncontested cases after 9:00 am.

I Want a Divorce, Can I Restrict My Spouse’s Access From My Bank Account?

It’s complicated. Denton and Collin County have different rules for this behavior, but only Collin County has Standing Orders. Standing Orders restrict both parties from certain activities, including withdrawing money, restricting access to bank accounts, using credit cards, taking children, etc. Collin County requires a sign a copy of standing orders when filing an original divorce petition.

However, in Denton County there are no Standing Orders so the laws regarding asset restriction are slightly more complex. We strongly suggest you speak to a family attorney experienced with divorce and property division before filing or restricting access to your spouse. There may be negative repercussions for your actions, so consulting with a legal team is highly advised.

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