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Preserving Families. Protecting Assets.

Branch Family Law is a boutique Texas firm dedicated to divorce and family law. Our mission is twofold: preserving families and protecting assets.

Whether you are involved in a contested divorce, custody dispute, or stepparent adoption, we understand that your legal issues can be emotionally difficult and are always available to help you make the best decisions for your family. Attorney Crista Marichalar Branch uses a combination of legal experience and compassion to help you overcome challenges concerning:

  • Regular and military divorce 
  • Child custody (conservatorship) and support
  • Adoption
  • Modification of a custody or support order
  • Premarital and post-marital agreements
  • Surrogacy

When you work with us, we communicate honestly about your case and make sure you understand your options. While we believe that family law cases should be handled with sensitivity, we don’t hesitate to fight for what is right. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please contact us today.

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Our Team

We are a Compassionate San Antonio Law Firm Helping Texas Families Since 2004. Meet the people dedicated to getting you and your family through some of the more difficult times in your lives.

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Understanding How Spousal Support Is Calculated in Texas

Understanding How Spousal Support Is Calculated in Texas

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4 Reasons a DIY Divorce Is a Bad Idea

4 Reasons a DIY Divorce Is a Bad Idea

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How To Help Your Child Cope With Your Divorce

How To Help Your Child Cope With Your Divorce

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Family Law Services

Family Law Services

Divorce

Divorce

Child Support

Child Support

Modification

Modification

Surrogacy

Surrogacy

Military Divorce

Military Divorce

Custody

Custody

Adoption

Adoption

Premarital and Post Marital agreements

Premarital and Post Marital agreements

LGBT Families

LGBT Families

Testimonials

Testimonials

I hired Crista late in my child custody case, and she has had to clean up a mess that was created by my previous attorney and myself. She has been honest about things since the beginning by telling me upfront what may or may not work. She knows how to cover all bases when things arise in order to ge…
Kimberly
I hired Ms. Marichalar to help me with my divorce which involved division of assets centered around a complex division of home equity transaction. In addition, during this process my ex-spouse changed attorneys three (3x) times; all in all, my divorce has lasted over two years. During this entire…
Anonymous
Crista, I just want to tell you what great staff you have at your firm. Always helpful and friendly. You will be my law firm whenever I need a lawyer. Thanks for everything. I’ll always remember when I first came into your firm falling apart and you told me to look in that mirror, it helped me fe…
Roy G.
Branch Law Firm becomes your family while you are going through your legal issue. They are professional, well respected in the area, and have a ton of experience. I am very grateful for the Branch Law Firm team.
Linda H.
I have known Crista since college. She was focused and devoted to studying law and becoming a moral and legal expert. She has handled my divorce with great decorum, and made a difficult time much easier for me. Since then she also has handled my grandparents estate which was much more complicated th…
Meredith
Crista Marichalar was hired by recommendation. She was chosen for her excellent service and credentials in her field of study. She listened to my concerns. She was very professional, respectful, and discreet. Ultimately, she was successful. I highly recommend Crista Marichalar for your legal needs!
Eric
I am forever grateful for how quickly and professionally Ms.Branch handled my case. Mine was not an easy one. Lots of things came up surrounding my case that required her immediate assistance and she was there. She handed it. No sweat. And the end results of that were glorious! So many prayers answe…
Anonymous
Crista Marichalar handled my case for me which involved settling my late father’s estate in the interest of my mother who was his beneficiary. His Will was, unfortunately, not written by Mrs. Marichalar. When she and her staff attempted to get the Will probated, the judge found a discrepancy in si…
Carrie
Crista is amazing. She represented me during my divorce and made the process as painless as possible. She is very understanding and hard working. Thank you Crista!
Julie C.
I hired Mr. Justin Niedens for my divorce/custody case and he gave me a win. I won custody of my son and will forever be thankful to him for this. I highly recommend him. He is an outstanding lawyer, adviser, negotiator and a good person with a great personality. I am so blessed to have gotten him t…
Christopher

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