Cheryl L. Alsandor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Houston, TX

The Alsandor Law Firm
 | 3801 Kirby Drive, Suite 720
Houston, TX 77098
Phone: 713-396-3556
Fax: 713-586-5810
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

The principal attorney at The Alsandor Law Firm, Cheryl L. Alsandor focuses her practice exclusively on family law matters, and she has been certified as a specialist in that discipline by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Based in Houston, Texas, she provides representation to residents of the greater metropolitan area who are facing the end of their marriages and who need advice and counsel when dealing with such divorce-related issues as the division of community assets and debts, child custody and visitation, and alimony and child support. An experienced courtroom advocate, Ms. Alsandor is also certified as a mediator, and she often encourages her clients to seek an accord on some of these issues through the use of that alternative dispute resolution method.

In addition to her matrimonial practice, Ms. Alsandor assists clients who are petitioning the court for the enforcement of or modifications to existing support and parenting orders. Other family law matters that she has significant experience in include adoptions and paternity proceedings, and she regularly reviews and prepares prenuptial agreements. Ms. Alsandor also helps victims of domestic violence to obtain appropriate protective orders. She has served as a judge for the Houston Municipal Courts system as well.

Ms. Alsandor is a 1990 graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut, where she majored in economics and earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1990. After teaching elementary students for four years in both Houston and Sugar Land, she enrolled at the University of Houston Law Center and was subsequently awarded her Juris Doctor in 1998. Admitted to practice in Texas, Ms. Alsandor's professional affiliations include the Family Law Section of the Houston Bar Association and the Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law Inn of Court.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019

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About Cheryl Alsandor

Admitted: 1998, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.alsandorlaw.com/cheryl-alsandor.html

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2006
  • Certified Mediator, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member Since 2006
  • The Houston Family Law Group, Member Since 2000
  • Texas, 1998  
  • Burta Rhodes Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member Since 1998
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2004
  • State Bar of Texas, Law Practice Management Section, Member
  • The Family Law Group, Member
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Member, 2015-2016 
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, Director
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists, Member Since 2006
  • Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Inn of Court, Member Since 2000 

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Former Court-Appointed Volunteer of Child Advocates
  • Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program 

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Provides guidance and sample documents for attorneys to use when preparing for mediation., Speaker/Writer, Advanced Drafting, Texas Bar CLE, Family, 2017
  • Speaker, Grandparent Access, Family CLE Law April 28, 2011, Texas Southern University
  • Speaker, Evidence, A Practitioner's Guide to Protecting the Clients' Homestead: The Intersection of Bankruptcy Law, Foreclosure Law, Eviction Law, Family Law, and Mortgage Law, March 3, 2011
  • Speaker, Child Custody, Houston Volunteer Lawyer's Program, 2007
  • Speaker, Child Custody, Houston Volunteer Lawyer's Program, 2008
  • Fort Bend Independent School District
  • Houston Independent School District
  • Litigating a Custody Case, Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
  • Speaker, Protective Orders and Understanding the Dynamics of Family Violence, Family Law Essentials Seminar, May 5, 2017

Educational Background:

  • Northfield Mt. Hermon School in Northfield, Massachusetts
  • Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, B.A., Major: Economics, 1990
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Office Location for Cheryl L. Alsandor

3801 Kirby Drive
Suite 720
Houston, TX 77098

Phone: 713-396-3556

Fax: 713-586-5810

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Last Updated: 5/13/2019

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