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Thoroughly Experienced Family Law Attorneys in Houston

The Law Office of Sam M. (Trey) Yates, III, P.C. has been serving citizens of Harris, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Montgomery, and Galveston Counties since 1986, primarily in the area of complex family law matters and probate/guardianship litigation. Basic estate planning services are also offered, as well as a complete array of mediation and collaborative law services.

As a divorce attorney, Trey and his legal support staff embrace the philosophy that their clients need all the relevant information available to make an informed decision as they navigate through the maze of litigation and the court system.

Clients are assured of cost-sensitive yet aggressive legal representation supported by cutting edge technology and a Houston family law team approach dedicated to one goal: reaching a speedy and successful resolution that is best for the client.

Trey’s clients are encouraged to take an active role in the development of their case and partner with their legal team to achieve their desired outcome.

Why Choose Us?


“I have had a wonderful experience working with Trey. He is very experienced, has an excellent grasp of Texas Family Law, a good listener and very good at giving practical advice. His staff are wonderful and I now feel like part of their little family. I would recommend Trey to anyone who wants to take control of their divorce process and have an outcome that is favorable for themselves and their family.”

-Juliette H.

“The entire staff at the Law Office of Sam M. (Trey) Yates, III, did an outstanding job of representing me through my divorce. They were able to quickly and professionally resolve all issues in a short period of time. I am extremely grateful for their guidance and legal assistance!”

-Keith B.

“I can not begin to express how great Mr. Yates and his team are. They go above and beyond for you and take the time to answer any and all questions you have. Mr. Yates is so knowledgeable on family law and has been practicing for many years. He truly cares and fights for you.”

-Sarah W.


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A Creative and Innovative Texas Law Firm

The Law Office of Sam M. (Trey) Yates, III, P.C. is a family law firm well known for developing creative litigation and resolution strategies to their client’s benefit. “When case warrants,” says Trey, “we gather a community of professionals around our clients – whether they need accountants, financial planners, economic experts, therapists, or parent coordinators to assist them in arriving at a client-driven solution to their particular situation.”

Trey is a true believer in offering clients alternatives to courtroom battles and is experienced in the areas of dispute resolution known as mediation. He is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law. He is also a Certified Attorney Mediator and a Certified Family Law Mediator. Trey is also trained as a Collaborative Family Lawyer, providing his clients with a new and innovative method of settling family law disputes that seek a “win-win” solution for both parties.

Whether an individual needs a divorce attorney in Houston, Texas or they require help with other matters related to family law, the Law Office of Sam M. (Trey) Yates, III, is the smart choice. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.

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