Practice Areas

Domestic Violence

If you are the victim of domestic violence, you should talk to an experienced domestic violence lawyer right away. In the criminal justice system, the rights of the defendant are protected. The rights of the victim can be overlooked. Attorney Mary Lou Alvarez has been practicing exclusively in family law for the last ten years, and she understands how to protect your rights. She can help you if you need a restraining order, and she can accompany you to hearings. She can appear at depositions to make sure that the proper procedures are being followed.

Child Support

San Antonio Child Support Attorney Mary Lou Alvarez at Mary Lou Alvarez P.C. Family Law Firm wants families to know that she is committed to helping them during their custody and divorce litigation with an eye towards a solution that will leave them, their children and their families as happy and healthy as possible.

Father's Rights

Divorce, child custody, and visitation issues can be emotionally challenging for both parents and children. You need an attorney that understands the law and can provide the best solutions for you and your family. Mary Lou Alvarez, P.C. Family Law Firm provides compassionate yet straight forward legal representation in a variety of areas. She can provide practical solutions to the legal controversies your case presents.


There is no way to completely eliminate the pain of divorce, but the right San Antonio divorce attorney can keep the associated stress and anxiety to a minimum. Mary Lou Alvarez, P.C. Family Law Firm is a great resource to turn to as you file for divorce and prepare to strike out on your own.

Child Custody and Visitation

Often the most bitter and stressful aspect of the divorce process, custody negotiations can quickly tear apart otherwise strong families. The stakes are exceedingly high, so it's important to work with a San Antonio child custody and visitation attorney who is committed to not only your best interests, but also the best interests of your children. Mary Lou Alvarez, P.C. Family Law Firm is a great resource as you sort through the complications of conservatorship and possession in Texas.

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