Essex Law Firm, PC

Marivonne Essex

Since 1985

Marivonne R. Essex graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1980 summa cum laude, with a BA in Psychology; and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, a scholastic honor society.

She graduated from the University of Houston Law Center in 1985. She became licensed to practice law in May 1985. Essex Law Firm, P.C. has been in private practice since 1985. Her practice focuses on family law issues – divorce, child support, custody, as well as wills and probate.

Marivonne has been the past president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, and newsletter editor of the American Business Women’s Association – Greenspoint Chapter; named a Top Ten Business Woman of the Year in 2004 by the ABWA – National; Woman of the Year and Woman of Excellence with the American Business Women’s Association in 1994.

About Us

About Marivonne Essex – The Red Headed Lawyer

Welcome to the law office of Marivonne Essex, where expertise, empathy, and effectiveness are the cornerstones of our legal practice. Known affectionately as “The Red Headed Lawyer,” Marivonne has established herself as a formidable advocate in family law and wills & probate across Texas, with a strong focus on the communities of Spring and the greater Houston area. With nearly 40 years of dedicated legal service, Marivonne’s commitment to her clients and her deep understanding of Texas law have made her a trusted advisor and a respected litigator.

Unwavering Commitment to Legal Excellence

Marivonne Essex began her journey in law with a passion for justice and a desire to make a meaningful impact in people’s lives. Specializing in family law since 1985, Marivonne has navigated the complexities of Texas family law and the nuances of wills and probate with precision and compassion. Her career is distinguished by her relentless pursuit of her clients’ best interests, whether in negotiating favorable settlements or advocating fiercely in the courtroom.

Expertise in Family Law

Marivonne’s expertise in family law encompasses a comprehensive range of services designed to address the legal needs of families in Texas. She understands that matters like divorce, child custody, and child support can be deeply personal and emotionally charged. With a philosophy rooted in the importance of family and the well-being of children, Marivonne approaches each case with sensitivity and a commitment to achieving outcomes that are in the best interests of her clients and their families.

  • Divorce: Marivonne handles all aspects of divorce proceedings, including complex asset divisions and spousal support, ensuring that her clients receive fair and equitable treatment under the law.
  • Child Custody and Support: She works tirelessly to secure custody arrangements that safeguard the children’s interests while ensuring that financial support is just and reasonable.

Mastery in Wills & Probate

Understanding the importance of legacy, Marivonne provides expert guidance in wills and estate planning. She assists clients in drafting clear and enforceable wills, setting up trusts, and navigating the often complex probate process. Her goal is to ensure that her clients’ wishes are respected and that their estates are managed and distributed according to their specific desires.

  • Estate Planning: From simple wills to complex estate arrangements, Marivonne offers strategic advice to protect assets and reduce future legal complications.
  • Probate Administration: She represents executors and beneficiaries through the probate process, helping to resolve claims, distribute assets, and settle debts in accordance with the decedent’s wishes.

A Pillar in the Community

Marivonne’s dedication extends beyond the courtroom. She is deeply embedded in the Spring and Houston communities, providing not just legal services but also education and support. Through workshops, seminars, and one-on-one consultations, she educates the public on their legal rights and options, empowering individuals and families to make informed decisions.

The Three C’s of Our Practice

Our practice is built on the foundation of the “Three C’s”: Communication, Consultation, and Cost-Effectiveness. We believe that these principles are key to providing effective legal services:

  • Communication: We maintain open lines of communication with our clients, ensuring they are informed and involved throughout their legal journey.
  • Consultation: Our consultations are designed to provide valuable information and clear guidance, enabling clients to understand their legal situations thoroughly.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: We manage our clients’ resources judiciously, always seeking the most efficient and effective legal solutions.

Why Choose Marivonne Essex?

Choosing the right attorney is crucial. Marivonne’s extensive experience, her personalized approach to each case, and her steadfast dedication to her clients set her apart. She is not just a lawyer, but a partner and advocate on your legal journey.

If you or someone you know requires assistance with family law matters or needs expert advice on wills and probate, contact Marivonne Essex – a lawyer who is as compassionate as she is fierce.

Call now for a Consultation

(281) 350-4104

Client Reviews

“I was very confused and scared when I first hired Marivonne to file my divorce. She helped me by explaining everything and answered all my questions, even the ones I have had since the divorce. And her staff is very helpful, too!”
~ Deanna S.
“I hired Marivonne to do a will for me. She told me about other documents that I needed such as financial and medical powers of attorney. She also went over and beyond to make sure I understood how all these documents will affect me and my family in the case of the unforeseen was to happen. Marivonne is a great person as well as attorney and watches out for the best interest of all her clients.”
~ Joel D.
“When my ex’s girlfriend was mean to my children, Marivonne fought for me every step of the way so that my kids did not have to be around her. I also ended up with a child support increase. I could not have done it without her support.”
~ Kim L.

Office Hours

M-Thur - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Special Appointments Friday

Family Law

Contact Info

23221 Aldine Westfield Suite 746

Spring, TX 77373

(281) 350-4104

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