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Joseph Indelicato, Jr.

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Richmond, TX

Joseph Indelicato, Jr., PC
705 Front St
Richmond, TX 77469
Phone: 713-952-1115
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 1988
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

Joseph Indelicato, Jr., is committed to providing excellent client services in the areas of family law. Known throughout Texas as a professional advocate for client rights, Mr. Indelicato has helped countless clients during the difficult divorce process. He is highly experienced in resolving complex, high-asset disputes, and is meticulous at putting together solid cases to achieve the best results possible. At the law firm of Joseph Indelicato, Jr., PC, Mr. Indelicato accepts clients throughout Southeast, Texas.

While Mr. Indelicato provides aggressive representation to protect the rights of clients in court, he is also highly adept at alternative dispute resolutions. Board-certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, he is often able to help clients amicably resolve conflict, which is ideal for the best interests of many children and families.

After he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in business administration in 1981 from Sam Houston State University, Mr. Indelicato earned his Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law in 1988. He is licensed to practice law in Texas and is admitted before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas,  and the Supreme Court of Texas.

Mr. Indelicato has the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America**. He frequently lectures on family law and discovery for numerous continuing legal education programs. Mr. Indelicato is Chair Elect of the Family Law Counsel of the State Bar of Texas and an active member of various bars and associations, including the State Bar of Texas, the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the International Academy of Family Lawyers and the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialist.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2021

About Joseph Indelicato, Jr.

First Admitted: 1988, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.indelicato.com/attorneys/jindelicato.html

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer, Dispute Resolution Center, Harris County, Texas  
  • Member, Pro Bono Committee, Family Law Section, State Bar of Texas

Educational Background

  • Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, B.B.A., 1981

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified-Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1993

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Pro Se Pleadings, Houston Bar Association Pro se Drafting Clinic, 2001
  • Handling Custody Disputes, Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals, 2001
  • Depositions and Other Forms of Discovery "What you Don't Know Can Hurt You", South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 2001
  • Moderator, South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 2001
  • Value of Real Property, State Bar of Texas, Telephone Seminar, 2000
  • Ad Litem's Role in Trial, 309th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas, 2000
  • Ad Litem's Interaction with Mental Health Professionals, 309th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas, 2000
  • Local Rules, Associates Judges, Scheduling Orders and Discovery, South Texas College of Law, 10th Annual Family Law Conference, 2000
  • Ethics, Grievances, Malpractice and Professionalism, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, 1999
  • The Family Lawyer's Top Ten Ethical Issues, Houston Bar Association, Second Annual Family Law Institute, 1999
  • Top Ten Ethical Issues in Family Law Cases, South Texas College of Law, 9th Annual Family Law Conference, 1999
  • Family Violence, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1997
  • "How to Establish and Enforce Child Support", South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 1997
  • The Top Ten Things You Should Do in Preparation of and in Taking the Board Certification Exam in Family Law, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1996
  • Mediation Training Seminar Breakout Leader, South Texas College of Law, 1996
  • Family/Probate Bench Bar Conference, Houston Bar Association - Family Law Section, 1996
  • Contempts - Prosecuting & Defending, South Texas College of Law - Family Law Conference, 1996
  • What Makes Mediation Effective? Future Interaction Between Mediator and Parties; Continuing the Dialog, South Texas College of Law, 1995
  • The Top Ten Things You Should Do in Preparation of and in Taking the Board Certification Exam in Family Law, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1995
  • The Top Ten Things You Should Do in Preparation of and in Taking the Board Certification Exam in Family Law, Advanced Family Law Seminar, 1994
  • Serving as Ad Litem: The Nuts and Bolts, Representing Missing Persons and Indigents in Contempt, Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section, 1994
  • Family Law for the General Practitioner, Houston Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 2004
  • The Road to Trial: An Attorney Ad Litem and Guardian Ad Litem's Guide, Ad Litem Practice in the Family Law Courts, 309th Judicial District Court, 2003
  • Real Estate Appraisers and Receivers - How to Use and Abuse, Marriage Dissolution Institute, 2003
  • Moderator, South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 2001
  • "Who Represents the Child? Not me, I am the Amicus Attorney!", 32nd Annual Advanced Family Law Course, 2006, 2006
  • "It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing", Tips from the Bench, Advanced Family Law Drafting Course, 2005
  • Family Law for the General Practitioner, Houston Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Seminars Spring/Summer, 2004
  • Real Estate Appraisers and Receivers, Real Estate Appraisers and Receivers, 2003
  • Working with Ad Litems, South Texas College of Law, Family Law Conference, 2003
  • ANALYZE THIS!, The Use of Medical Health Professionals in Ways Other Than Custody Evaluations, 28th Annual Advanced Family Law Course, 2002
  • Ad Litem Appointments in Publication Divorce, South Texas College of Law, 2002
  • Terminations and Adoptions, State Bar of Texas, Pro Bono Seminar, 2001

Honors/Awards

  •  for Professionalism and Exellence in Family Law , David A. Gibson Award , Gulf Coast Family Law Association, 2018
  • best Family Law CLE Article, Joseph W. McKight Best Family CLE Article, Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, 2013
  • AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell
  • HTexas Magazine Top Lawyer (Bayou City Publishing), 2004 - 2010
  • The Best Lawyers in America

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Treasurer, Family Law Counsel, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, 2019
  • Vice Chair, Family Law Counsel, State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, 2020
  • Past President, Texas Academy of Family Law Specialist (TAFLS)
  • Former Chair, State Bar Grievance Committee 4A-1
  • Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Texas, 1988
  • Texas Trial Lawyer's Association
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 1988
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Director, State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Family Law Foundation
  • Former Associate, A.A. White Dispute Resolution Institute
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Course Director, Ad Litem Practice, Family Law Courts, 309th Judicial District Court, 2003
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialist
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1993
  • Family American Inns of Court, Houston Chapter, Barrister  
  • Barrister, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court
  • American Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Former Investigator/Litigator, Supreme Court of Texas: Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Past Member, Academy of Family Mediators
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Delta Theta Phi
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Office Location for Joseph Indelicato, Jr.

705 Front St
Richmond, TX 77469

Phone: 713-952-1115

Last Updated: 6/28/2021

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