The Law Office of Mark C. Thompson - San Antonio, TX

Energy Plaza #18620 N. New Braunfels Ave. #519San Antonio, TX 78217

Updated: 11/13/2018

San Antonio Family Law Firm

Overview

Practicing family law provides me with the opportunity to represent real people with real problems. I do not represent banks or insurance companies. I represent people who are going through divorces, people who are trying to collect child support and people who are trying to see their children.

I take pride in practicing family law. Family law touches almost every family in some way: divorce, adoption, child support, visitation, and paternity actions to name a few. The overwhelming...

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