Proven Leaders 
In Texas Family Law

The Law Office of Gary L. Nickelson is one of the most respected law firms in the Fort Worth area. Our reputation is based on our skill and experience in family law, as well as the results we obtain for our clients and their families. Put our experienced divorce and family law attorneys on your side today.

Practice Areas


Child Custody & Visitation

High Net-Worth Divorce

Family Law & Divorce Appeals

Family Law FAQ

Our Commitment To You

We treat our clients with respect and compassion. As a family law firm with more than 35 years of experience, we can guide you through the difficult issues and help you make crucial decisions regarding divorce, property division, child custody and family law appeals.

We never forget that each of our clients is an individual with a unique life and family. That means we seek family law solutions that are right for your specific situation. Whatever issue you may be facing, we can help.

Meet Our Attorneys

Founding attorney Gary L. Nickelson has been board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1984. He is also a past president of the elite American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, an organization dedicated to providing excellence in the practice of family law. Since 2003, Gary has been named in Texas Super Lawyers magazine.

Attorney Chris Nickelson is board certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He handles family law, the firm’s family law appeals, as well as all types of civil appeals for other Texas law firms. Chris has been named a Rising Star in Texas Super Lawyers magazine since 2004.

Fort Worth Family Law Attorneys Serving Clients Throughout Texas

What We Do

Our comprehensive family law practice covers every aspect of divorce, including high net-worth divorce, spousal maintenance and complex property division. We represent business owners and other professionals, as well as families with high-value assets.

Our attorneys provide expert representation in matters of child custody and visitation, including parenting time, child support and modifications to child support orders.

To protect assets and specify your rights in the event of divorce or death, we can help you create premarital or postmarital agreements. For unmarried couples, we can draft cohabitation agreements.