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Robert W. Leonard Jr.

Robert W. Leonard Jr.

Board Certified Family Law Expert Serving Tarrant County, Parker County Texas.
  • Divorce, Probate, Appeals & Appellate...
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Summary

Board Certified Experience. It matters when it comes to hiring your attorney. Bob Leonard brings more than 30 years of legal experience to the table. He is an expert family law attorney representing adoption, divorce and custody clients in agreed matters and in highly contentions legal battles. Each year he spends hundreds of hours in court hearings and litigation. For one hour in court, he spends at least ten more preparing the case. In addition, every year the entire team earns more than triple the number of credits required by the State Bar of Texas. Furthermore, Bob stays on top of legal cases and trends. This dedication to continued education and exceeding expectations earns the respect of clients, his peers and the judiciary. For more than 12 years, Bob Leonard has been voted a Top Attorney in Family Law in the prestigious Fort Worth, Texas Magazine. An Adoption Attorney, Divorce Lawyer, Probate Attorney, Guardianship Attorney, Appeals Attorney and Family Law Attorney, Bob Leonard uses tremendous legal acumen, steady hand and intellectual ability zealously represent his clients. From the beginning of a case all the way through the appellate process, Bob Leonard puts his client first and gets results. Expert Legal Representation!

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Probate
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
Fees
  • Free Consultation
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat Fees for: Uncontested Divorce; Simple Estate Planning; Certain Probate Court Matters Firm Hourly Rates: $125 - $400
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Board Certified Family Law Attorney
Bob Leonard Law Group, PLLC
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Attorney
Hanna-Leonard PLLC, Associate
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Private Practice
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Cantey and Hanger, Austin, Texas, Of Counsel
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Chair
Texas House of Representatives, Health Care for Low Income Texans Interim Committee
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Chair
Texas House of Representatives, Appropriations and State Affairs
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Vice Chair
Texas House of Representatives, Labor and Employment Practices
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Chairman
Texas House of Representatives, Committee on Public Safety,
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Chair
Texas House of Representatives, Workers’ Compensation Subcommittee
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Education
St. Mary's University School of Law
J.D. (1975)
Awards
A+ Rating
Better Business Bureau
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Top Attorney
Fort Worth Magazine
2004 through 2016 Top Attorney
Power Attorney
Fort Worth Business Press
Professional Associations
Texas Board of Legal Specialization # 12214700
Board Certified Attorney, Family Law
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Activities: Board Certification is a mark of excellence and a distinguishing accomplishment. There are more than 100,000 attorneys licensed to practice in Texas. Only 7,400 are Board Certified. Within the Texas legal community, Board Certification means an attorney has substantial, relevant experience in a select field of law as well as demonstrated, and tested, special competence in that area of law.
Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists # 12214700
Member
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Activities: Established in 1984, The Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists is a professional organization of Board Certified family law attorneys and Board Certified family law paralegals. For those seeking highly qualified representation in a family law matter, TAFLS provides a convenient source for information about Board Certified family law attorneys.
Tarrant County Bar Association # 12214700
Member and Mentor
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Tarrant County Family Law Bar Association # 12214700
Member
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Tarrant County Probate Bar Association # 12214700
Member
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Texas Bar College # 12214700
Life Fellow
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Activities: The Texas Bar College is an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas. Members are qualified attorneys who are interested in both high ethical standards and improved training for all Texas attorneys. The College recognizes Texas lawyers who attend at least double the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) required by the State Bar of Texas.
State Bar of Texas # 12214700
Attorney
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Activities: The mission of the State Bar of Texas is to support the administration of the legal system, assure all citizens equal access to justice, foster high standards of ethical conduct for lawyers, enable its members to better serve their clients and the public, educate the public about the rule of law, and promote diversity in the administration of justice and the practice of law.
Speaking Engagements
Family Law for Probate Practitioners, Tarrant County Probate Bar Association Luncheon, Fort Worth, TX
Tarrant County Probate Bar Association
Offering guidance about how family law impacts the practice of probate law.
Discovery Tricks and TIPS, State Bar of Texas Family Law Section Seminar, Nacogdoches, Texas
State Bar of Texas
Providing guidance to family law attorneys regarding discovery process.
Preparing for the Death of a Family Member or Other Loved One: What do I do?, Class Room, Texas Christian University
Silver Frogs
Providing basic estate planning information and advice.
Certifications
Board Certified in Family Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Life Fellow
Texas Bar College
Websites & Blogs
Website
Fort Worth Family Probate Appeals Guardianship Attorney | Bob Leonard Law Group, PLLC
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Bob Leonard Law Group, PLLC current legal information and practical advice
Videos
Fort Worth Adoption Attorney, Tarrant County & Parker County

Fort Worth Adoption Attorney Bob Leonard is board certified in family law. As an adoptive parent himself, he knows the value of adoption. Children never outgrow the need...

Fort Worth Family Lawyer

Board Certified Family Lawyer Bob Leonard is accomplished and proficient family law attorney. He is one of the select few attorneys in Texas who are considered specialists in their...

Fort Worth Probate Attorney, Bob Leonard Law Group, PLLC

Fort Worth Probate Attorney Bob Leonard Law Group, PLLC 101 Summit Avenue, Suite 300 Fort Worth Texas, 76102 Call 817-336-8500 http://www.bobleonard.com/fort-worth-probate-attorney/ Probate Law Services Probate a Will- http://www.bobleonard.com/fort-worth-probate-attorney/probate-administration/ Heirship- http://www.bobleonard.com/fort-worth-probate-attorney/probate-administration/ Probate Litigation- http://www.bobleonard.com/fort-worth-probate-attorney/probate-litigation/ Simple Probate- http://www.bobleonard.com/fort-worth-probate-attorney/simple-probate/

GUARDIANSHIP Attorney BOB LEONARD LAW GROUP, PLLC , FORT WORTH

Fort Worth Guardianship Attorney at Bob Leonard Law Group, PLLC serving Tarrant County and Parker County, Texas. http://www.bobleonard.com/guardianship Fort Worth Guardianship Attorney Guardianship Lawyer. Legal Guardian. Protecting Your Loved Ones. Guardianship. Sometimes It’s...

Bob Leonard Law Group, PLLC

Bob Leonard Law Group,PLLC Family Law, Probate Law, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Appellate Law. Board Certified Fort Worth Family Lawyer Bob Leonard is one of very few attorneys board certified in Family...

Fort Worth Divorce Lawyer Bob Leonard

Fort Worth Divorce Lawyer Bob Leonard has spent more than 30 years fighting for clients. Divorce is stressful and frightening. You need a strong, steady hand to steer...

Appellate (Appeals) Attorney Bob Leonard

Fort Worth Appellate Attorney Bob Leonard recognizes that complicated legal problems require inventive solutions. Through innovative practice methods, Bob challenges the obvious and rises above the ordinary. Appeals require...

7 Steps Estate Planning Bob Leonard

Fort Worth Estate Planning Attorney Bob Leonard explains the 7 basic estate planning documents you may need. Wills, Trusts, Power of Attorney, Designation of Guardian for Children, Designation of Guardian,...

Legal Answers
35 Questions Answered

Q. Can a judge force an unemployed wife from the home during temporary orders (no kids)
A: Your attorney is the best person to ask, since the attorney was in court and has access to your current temporary orders. You will have to have the necessary evidence and facts to support your motion to modify. Without reviewing the case, it would be hard for me to give you a good answer.
Q. Is it okay to move back home with a shared parenting agreement?
A: It depends on what your agreement says. Does it have a geographic restriction? In Texas, judges do not like to see a parent moving a child far away from the other parent. Your best option is to contact a local family law attorney who can review the agreement and advise you as to your options. You don't want to get settled in a new home and have to move right back.
Q. If my son refuses to go to his father's house for visitation, what are the ramifications, if any?
A: You are obligated to honor the court order to deliver your child to the other parent in accordance with the possession schedule. If you are concerned about your child's immediate safety, then call 911 right away. If your child is not in danger, then contact a local family law attorney who can review your order and all of the facts and let you know what your options are.
Q. If I have 50-50 custody of my daughter but her dad has not seen her for6 mon can I file for full custody
A: Contact a local family law attorney who can review your situation and all of the facts and advise you as to whether you can file a modification of your current order. The attorney will be able to explain all of your options and help you decide what to do next.
Q. I WANT FULL CUSTODY OF MY 5 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER.
A: If you have a custody case in court, you need to hire an experienced family law attorney. The attorney can review the mediated settlement agreement and look at the current situation and advise you as to how to proceed.
Q. My son hasn't been to his mother in 4 months. She don't have time. Now she demands he go. Does he have to go
A: It depends on what the possession order says. If there is an order for her to have him and she chooses to exercise her possession, then she can do so. Unfortunately, you cannot force a parent to see their children and sometimes parents do not exercise all of their possible possession time.
Q. Realistically, can my husband get primary custody of his 6 yr old daughter who's mom doesn't work?
A: Your husband should immediately contact a local family law attorney who can file an answer to the mod on the child support modification. The attorney can also review all of the facts of the case and give you advice as to how to proceed with changing the primary possession order. Be sure he hires an attorney to file an answer so that she does not get a default order Child support calculations are based on his income, not on what she needs to support herself, so if his support payments are in line with his income, she is not likely to be successful.
Q. If an 18 year old wants to move out and live with another family can any charges be made or could the family get trouble
A: The 18 year old is an adult and can choose his or her own residence. There can be no charges brought for that alone, but if there is some other legal violation, then it could be a problem. Not simply for allowing an adult to live in their home.
Q. Child support.. is over time included even if it's not a set amount
A: You need your own attorney to protect your rights. Child support calculations are based on your income. Unless it can be shown that you can always count on overtime wages, your support should not be based on overtime.
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Bob Leonard Law Group, PLLC
101 Summit Avenue, Suite 300
Fort Worth, TX 76102
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Telephone: (817) 336-8500
Fax: (817) 336-8511