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Family Law Matters in Beaumont

Experienced Trial Lawyers Who Pursue the Best Possible Outcome

Our Beaumont family law lawyers are equipped, prepared, and qualified to assist in all types of family law issues in Texas. We believe in helping our clients take a step back from highly sensitive legal issues to gain a better understanding of the bigger picture ahead. Although we are mindful of your current mindset and emotional state, we also help you consider the journey ahead. From there, we can encourage you to take proactive and informed steps toward a better, brighter future.

We can handle a wide range of family law-related matters, including:

We completely understand that being involved in a tough custody, divorce, or child support battle can be incredibly emotional, and at times, may be stressful and overwhelming. Our Beaumont divorce attorneys are wholly committed to guiding your steps, no matter how contentious or amicable your situation.

Make sure you speak with a compassionate Beaumont family who is devoted to protecting you. Call us at (409) 204-0895 or contact us online to get started.

Choose a Firm That Focuses On Your Needs

At the core of all of every family law matter is your future. We never stop recognizing that every decision made and every action taken can either help further your cause – or hinder your rights.

We offer our clients heartfelt solutions that not only result in positive outcomes, but long-term protection for every member of the family. No matter the factors involved in your case, we are wholly committed to seeing you through to the most favorable resolution possible.

Our Attorneys

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    Tara Shelander


    Tara Shelander offers a lot of energy, diligence, and motivation to serve you, as our client. Tara has a background in business and entrepreneurship. She has experience litigating cases involving business practices, contempt of court, child support, child custodydivorce, and criminal cases.

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    Mel W. Shelander


    Mel W. Shelander has practiced law at the same location for over 35 years, successfully handling thousands of different kinds of cases for clients throughout Texas. As a lawyer, he is intentionally not board-certified in any one area of practice because he does not want to narrow his practice to one specific area. Not only can he help in family law matters, but also personal injury, criminal defense, estate planning, business law, and landlord-tenant matters. As his client, you benefit from this ...
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    Colette Shelander


    Colette Shelander was born and raised in Beaumont. She is a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2014 and she obtained a Master’s Degree of Criminal Justice at Lamar University. She then attended law school in Charleston, South Carolina and returned right back to her hometown after graduation. She has the energy and drive to fight hard to get you what you deserve. She has served as an EMT so she performs well under pressure, and she will show the same compassion for you as she did ...

Benefits of Retaining Shelander Law 

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  • Payment Plans Available
  • Same-Day Appointments When Available
  • Fast Action on Your Matters
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