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Shelly A. Merchant

Experienced Knowledgeable and Professional- Over 35 years experience
  • Divorce, Family Law, Estate Planning ...
  • Texas
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The Law Office of Shelly A. Merchant represents individuals in Deer Park, Pasadena, La Porte, Houston, and surrounding areas in a wide range of general practice matters including family law, bankruptcy, probate and much more. We are a small firm in a small-town suburb of Houston providing clients with a friendly atmosphere and personalized service in addressing their legal concerns. We listen to your needs and work to understand your individual legal situation to help you through a difficult situation. Our attorneys are more than willing to tackle the unique challenges your case presents and to determine and execute the best strategy to secure your goals. If you need legal assistance in or around Harris County, Texas, call Shelly A. Merchant today to find out how we can best help you in your legal needs.

Compassionate practice providing personalized legal service
Shelly A. Merchant strives to provide the best possible legal services tailored to your individual needs. We offer an approach to your case marked with:

Personalized attention — Our attorneys give clients personalized, individual attention and direct, hands-on representation to best understand your needs and goals. We then work diligently to execute strategies effectively to help you get results.
Compassion — We understand that the legal situations that our clients face can be difficult and stressful. We treat our clients with compassion and an open ear to ensure that all of your legal concerns are addressed appropriately.
Experience — With more than 30 years of experience in helping clients, Shelly A. Merchant has the knowledge necessary to successfully guide you in your legal matter. We fully apply our abilities in the best interest of each client, and we work meticulously on your behalf.
Shelly A. Merchant effectively represents clients, primarily in family law, probate and estate planning and bankruptcy.

Family law — In our family law practice, we listen to your needs and help you reach solu

Practice Areas
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Arbitration & Mediation
Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
Elder Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Mediation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 13946300
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Office of Shelly A. Merchant
University of Houston Law Center
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)
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University of Saint Thomas
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10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction Award
Professional Associations
College of the the State Bar
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State Bar of Texas  # 13946300
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Family Law and Bankruptcy, CLE
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Shelly A. Merchant
2703 Center St
Deer Park, TX 77536
Telephone: (281) 476-9929
Monday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 4 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed