Donna J. Detamore, P.C., Donna Detamore and her staff work hard at all
times to prove that mutual trust and confidence between her clients
and the Firm are well-earned and well-received.
these tough times in family matters, experience and knowledge are
critical and ethical standards count. Donna Detamore is rated "BV"
(very high legal ability and very high ethical standards as established
by confidential opinions from members of the Bar) by the U.S. lawyer
EXAMPLES OF DONNA DETAMORE'S
REPRESENTATION AS YOUR ATTORNEY
Detamore has been in practice for over 25 years and has been Board
Certified in Family law for 20 years (which is the earliest an attorney
can become board certified as a specialist). Ms. Detamore has represented
over 1,200 parties in divorce related litigation, temporary hearings
and trials on the merits, including trials to juries.
Litigation involves a range of disputed litigation and descriptions.
The parties may be titled Joint Managing Conservators while having
very complicated periods of access or even disputes over the amount
of access. These disputes may also involve other rights such as which
parent will make the ultimate decisions on education or if the children
will reside within Harris or surrounding counties.
at the amount that will be assessed as the initial child support,
or a modification of child support depends on a variety of factors.
Ms. Detamore has had 25 years of experience in family law cases
including child support enforcement, paternity, and divorce as an
Detamore has also had experience as a Special Master or temporary
Associate Judge on related matters and brings that additional experience
to the conference room and court room.
needs of the children and the parents change as time and events change.
Often, there is a need to change orders by agreement or on a contested
basis. Such modifications that may become necessary are custody, visitation,
child support or clarification of a former Order.
Detamore has represented parties to suits to establish the parentage
of a child and additional matters related to such suits, including
defense of questionable suits. DNA testing is a common and painless
method of quickly establishing the identity of a named biological
father. With an estimated one third of children being born to single
mothers in the United States, it is increasingly important to the
child and both parents that there be a fast, accurate answer.
Detamore represents her client in mediation, but once representing
the interest of a client, she cannot then act as their mediator. Ms.
Detamore has been a Mediator for over 12 years. She has also written,
lectured and instructed at advanced mediation work shops in Family
Law on several occasions. She has assisted in several programs as
a volunteer and was instrumental in the initial stages of training
original programs for some of the County and pro-bono mediation programs.