Matt Zimmerman Family Law Lawyer

Attorney Matt Zimmerman personally works with each of his clients.

He dedicates personal attention to the cases he represents to maximize the chances of a positive outcome.

Below are just a few of Matt’s successful results. Every case and client is unique as are the results we obtain. Clients may or may not obtain the same or similar results in each case.

Divorce – Successful Judgement

My client was a woman in her mid-sixties who had been married to a man for 8 years; they had no children together. He had been unfaithful to her and refused to accept responsibility for it, so she decided to leave him even though it would cost her having to downsize her lifestyle in a…

Child Custody Dispute – Protective Order Granted

In a child welfare case involving a request for a protective order, my client was a mother whose children were terrified of their father after he got drunk at a wedding, got in a fight with several men (including the security officer present), and then got arrested and charged with assault family violence. After this…

Child Custody Dispute – Drug Testing

In this child custody case, my client, the father of two children, was paying child support and seeing his kids every other weekend after his divorce. However, one day he was distraught when he had his children tested for methamphetamine on the advice of his ex-wife’s former boyfriend who had seen drugs in her house….

Child Custody Dispute – Grandchild In Danger

My clients were grandparents of a child whose mother and stepfather were starving the child. They were scapegoating him for all of the misbehaviors of his siblings. Texas Child Protective Services (CPS) were somewhat involved, but for the most part, the misdeeds of the parents went unnoticed – until the day the child showed up…

Family Probate Cases Six Years Apart

Matt was retained to handle a probate case in November 2015 when our client’s fiance’ died suddenly. Our client posted this review on Google today. (7-1-2021) In our client’s words, “He (Matt) handled some of the unpleasant situations that arose in dealing with the family, and had the case processed effectively, just as I hoped,…

Child Custody Dispute – Custody Maintained

Matt’s client had lost custody of his child after he went to prison. His ex-wife filed writ of habeas corpus and took the child from the stepmother, with who the child was most comfortable with. Matt filed an intervention under Tex R. Civ. Proc. Petition for Modification with a special pleading requesting the court to…

Termination of Parent-Child Relationship – Termination Achieved

  Matt’s client divorced his spouse after he learned she had sexually assaulted their 2-year-old daughter. The spouse went to prison, but the father needed to terminate her rights to prevent further trauma to the child. Matt filed a Petition for Termination. Matt assisted the client in shopping for an attorney for the Ad-litem and…

Child Custody Dispute – Unrestricted Custody Achieved

  Matt’s client, a military veteran, was salty and crass. He got into a few altercations with his child’s mother after their divorce, and she moved for a protective order against him to prevent access to his son. To defend the case Matt moved for a protective order on behalf of his client. While the…

Client – Earlene Martinez in her own words

  “I have used Attorney Matt Zimmerman to represent me in seeking a court-ordered protective order, to finalize a divorce, to write my last will and testament, to seek an expungement, and to file an affidavit in contempt of court matter. In each case, Matt was found to be professional, compassionate, organized, thoughtful, resourceful, and…

Cruelty To Animals

  In 2016 I took on a case where the victim was a dog. My client had shot his neighbors’ dog – a medium to a large-sized mixed-breed dog with a fluffy blonde coat. The law enforcement investigation showed the dog was not in an act of aggression on my client at the time he…

Contract for Deed Case

  My client – let’s call him Jason – and his wife is extremely nice. They’re salt of the earth-type people, so it was very distressing to me to learn that they could lose their home, even though they had paid for it! They were not being treated well by the seller/financier of their home….