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John Lawhon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Denton, TX

Law Office of John Lawhon
400 W Oak St, SUite 300
Denton, TX 76201
Phone: 940-758-7192
Fax: 940-565-1078
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004
Licensed in Texas Since: 1958
Practice Areas: Estate Planning & Probate, Family Law
Attorney Profile

Attorney John Lawhon is a top-rated lawyer with decades of legal experience. He provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout Denton County and the surrounding areas of the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Estate planning, probate, and trusts

·       Family law

·       Child welfare law

Among his impressive legal credentials, Mr. Lawhon holds board certifications in Estate Planning and Probate Law, Child Welfare Law, and Family Law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He delivers highly personalized representation to those he serves, and he focuses on protecting his clients' rights and interests in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

He was elected to four terms as Denton County-District Attorney. Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Lawhon has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, and he holds a listing in Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers. He has also been named in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in American Law, and Who’s Who in Finance and Business.

Mr. Lawhon served as University Attorney, General Counsel, and Secretary to the Board of Regents at Texas Woman’s University for many years. Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, he has served as President of the Denton County Bar Association; the Texas University Attorneys Association; the Denton Kiwanis Club; and the Denton Red Cross, and he is a former member of the Texas District & County Attorneys Association's board of directors.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 50%Family Law
Focus Areas

Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Adoption, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law


2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004

About John Lawhon

First Admitted: 1958, Texas

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Office Location for John Lawhon

400 W Oak St
SUite 300
Denton, TX 76201

Phone: 940-758-7192

Fax: 940-565-1078

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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