Wendy L. Prater
Attorney At Law

Practice Areas

My general practice law firm handles the following types of matters:

Fully Licensed by The Supreme Court of Texas


Family Law

I represent clients in all types of family law matters. I ensure that each client understands the issues inherent in their case so that they can make well-informed decisions. I focus on the most effective legal practice methods in order to provide superior results for each client.

I understand both the legal and the emotional issues associated with family law matters. When necessary, I fight aggressively for my client's rights in court. I offer experienced family law representation in the following areas:

  • Divorce (including Temporary Orders)
  • Child Support Issues
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Enforcement
  • Marital Property & Debt Division
  • Maintenance/Spousal Support
  • Adoption
  • Paternity
  • Name Changes

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Probate/Estate Administration & Wills

I handle all types of probate cases. There are a variety of probate options available depending on the property owned at the time of death and whether or not a Will was left. I am able to provide assistance with:

  • Probate of Wills with Issuance of Letters Testamentary
  • Probate of Wills as a Muniment of Title
  • Small Estate Affidavits
  • Declaration of Heirship

I also handle a variety of estate planning matters. I use various estate planning tools to help plan the distribution of property at death. I take into account all relevant issues to gain the maximum benefit of all laws, while still carrying out that person's wishes. I can provide experienced legal assistance with:

  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Living Wills/Directive to Physicians
  • Guardianships

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Personal Injury

I have helped numerous clients in all types of personal injury cases. My goal is to see that your legal needs are met and that you receive just compensation for your injuries.

Although most cases settle prior to trial, maximum recoveries can only be achieved through exhaustive investigation and exacting preparation. Many of my cases are won before lawsuits even get filed and others settle without the necessity of a trial. In every case, I battle long and hard to obtain just, full and fair compensation for my clients. Some types of personal injury cases include:

  • Automobile Accidents
  • Tractor Trailer Accidents
  • Serious Injuries
  • Slip and Fall Accidents
  • Intentional Misconduct
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motorcycle Accidents

Some matters may be referred to another lawyer.

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General Civil Litigation

I represent and advise clients who are or might become involved in a lawsuit or appeal as a result of a dispute, including prevention and settlement, in all types of areas, such as personal injury, contract disputes, and family law matters. I am dedicated to providing the best possible legal representation for each client involved in a civil litigation matter.

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Wendy L. Prater
Attorney at Law

1919 North Loop West, Suite 490
Houston, Texas 77008
Phone: (713) 802-9171
Fax: (713) 802-9173
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