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Paulette Mueller

Areas of Practice: Divorce and Family Law; Probate; Guardianship; Wills and Estate Planning

Director and Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and possesses more than 30 years of legal experience. She focuses on assisting clients in resolving a wide range of family issues. Ms. Mueller’s practice includes all aspects of divorce, custody, child support, support of special needs children and adults, spousal maintenance, enforcement, modifications, protective orders (contested and uncontested), co-habitation, prenuptial and post nuptial agreements. She also assists her clients in drafting wills, planning for the disposition of their estate, and navigating contested and uncontested matters through probate court including contested guardianships for disabled and elderly individuals. Ms. Mueller appears before District and Probate Courts in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Wise counties, Texas.


Juris Doctor - University of Missouri
Bachelor of Science - University of Missouri

Professional History

Admitted to Missouri Bar - 1980
Admitted to Texas Bar - 1981
  Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas Family Law Section
State Bar of Texas Wills, Trusts & Probate Section
State Bar College
Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow 2004 to date
Texas Family Law Foundation
Dallas Bar Association - Family Law Section
Dallas Bar Association - Probate Trusts and Estate Section
Collin County Bar Association - Family Law Section
Tarrant County Bar Association - Family Law Section
Denton County Bar Association
National Registry Who's Who in Executives and Professionals (2005-2006)
Ursuline Academy 2001-2016 Strategic Planning Subcommittee Chair (2010-2011)
Beta Sigma (SMU) Kappa Alpha Theta House Corporation President (2011-2014)

Rated AV® PreeminentTM

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