Laura D. Heard

Laura D. Heard

Laura D. Heard Law Firm Inc. provides experienced, caring service in Family Law
  • Divorce, Family Law, Estate Planning ...
  • Texas
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Laura D. Heard has practiced law in San Antonio, Texas for her entire career, spanning more than 3 decades. She is known for her motto: "Justice Flows from Truth, Compassion, Wisdom & Persistence." She is a Family Law Mediator, Divorce Attorney, Wills and Probate Attorney. Laura is tenacious and experienced, and also a great listener. She has handled hundreds of cases in Bexar County and the surrounding counties. She can help with child custody cases, property division disputes, alimony, child support, adoptions, executing new Wills, creating trusts, and probate after death. Laura is a family law Mediator and offers video conferencing. She has assisted in writing a law school textbook on Wills, and has published several legal articles and taught seminars for lawyers. Laura was voted one of the best appellate attorneys in San Antonio and one of the best Family Law Attorneys. She was recognized as an Outstanding Lawyer by the San Antonio Business Journal. She is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau. View her website at https://www.LDHeard.com

Education
St. Mary's University School of Law
J.D. (1987) | Law
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Honors: graduate with Distinction; John M. Harlan Honor Society; winner of American Jurisprudence Awards in Domestic Relations and Agency & Partnership
Activities: Research Assistant for Professor Gerry Beyer
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Baylor University
B.A. (1983) | Business
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Honors: With Honors
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Professional Experience
Owner, CEO, Attorney
Laura D. Heard Law Firm Inc.
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Providing Family Law, Wills, Probate, and Mediation services in San Antonio, Texas and surrounding counties.
Briefing Attorney, 4th Court of Appeals in San Antonio
Fourth Court of Appeals
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Assisted in research and writing court opinions.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Divorce and Estate Planning in Texas: How to Plan Ahead for the Unexpected and Save Your Family's Future
Jacobs & Whitehall
A Time to Be Born, A Time to Die: Alternative Reproduction and Texas Probate Law
17 St. Mary's Law Journal 927
Certifications
Mediator with Family Law Certification
Dispute Resolution Center
Awards
A+ rating
Better Business Bureau
Outstanding Lawyer
San Antonio Business Journal
Professional Associations
Texas State Bar  # 09337600
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 09337600
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Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    All major credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Discover and AMEX, debit cards and PayPal.
Practice Areas
Divorce
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Arbitration & Mediation
Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish
Websites & Blogs
Website
Laura D. Heard Law Firm Inc
Website
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Blog
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Contact & Map
Laura D. Heard Law Firm Inc.
14607 San Pedro Ave
Ste 205
Hill Country Village, TX 78232
Telephone: (210) 655-9090
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Closed (Today)