Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Midlothian, TX
Rwan Hardesty is the founder of the Hardesty Law Office. Based in Midlothian, Texas, she provides dedicated representation to individual and business clients throughout Ellis County and other parts of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex in a variety of matters. Highly regarded by her colleagues for the high quality of her work, Ms. Hardesty has received an "Excellent" peer review rating through Avvo. Admitted to practice in Texas, she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas.
One area that Ms. Hardesty has an extensive background in is family law. In this regard, she assists people who are facing the end of their marriage and who need to deal with such issues as property division, child custody and visitation, and spousal and child support. Knowing that not every divorce is the same, Ms. Hardesty explores the various options that are available, and her experience in mediation will often have her suggest the use of that alternative dispute resolution method.
Other matters that Ms. Hardesty has worked on have included estate planning and administration. She has prepared and reviewed wills, trusts, and financial and health care powers of attorney, and she provides guidance when it comes to the selection of executors and wills. Ms. Hardesty's experience also encompasses guardianships, and she provides assistance to heirs and beneficiaries during the probate process and handles resulting litigation when necessary. She also has been involved in a wide range of civil litigation cases, including intellectual property disputes and collections lawsuits.
Ms. Hardesty holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a Master of Science degree in criminal justice and criminology from San Diego State University, and a Juris Doctor from SMU Dedman School of Law. Her professional memberships include the Dallas Bar Association.
- 70%Family Law
- 20%Estate Planning & Probate
- 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Mediation
- Rising Stars: 2019 - 2020
About Rwan Hardesty
First Admitted: 2010, Texas
Professional Webpage: https://hardestylawoffice.com/rwan-hardesty/
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2010
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 2018
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2018
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2011
Member, Dallas Bar Association
Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association
Pro bono/Community Service
Member of The Dallas Foundation Pegasus Grant Committee
Coaches law school moot court teams at SMU Dedman School of Law
The Senior Source, Member of the Board of Directors
Junior League of Dallas, Leadership Council member
San Diego State University in San Diego, California, M.S. in Criminal Justice and Criminology, summa cum laude, 2007
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, B.A. in Psychology, Sigma Kappa Sorority, 2001
UNT College of Law, Affiliate Professor
- National Order of Barristers, 2009
- Family Law
Last Updated: 5/15/2022