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Ms. Lyda A. Ness-Garcia

Licensed for 19 years

Attorney in El Paso, TX

Practice Area: Family Law, Criminal Law, Adoption Law 63 more areas of practice + 63 more

Areas of Law

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Adoption Law
  • Agency Adoptions
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Custody
  • Child Dependency
  • Child Protection
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Child Welfare
  • Childrens Rights
  • Foster Care
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Independent Adoptions
  • Interstate Adoptions
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Juvenile Law
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Parental Rights
  • Private Adoptions
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Visitation Rights
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Felonies
  • Misdemeanors
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Alimony
  • Community Property Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Mediation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Name Changes
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Palimony
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Separation Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Conservatorship
  • Guardian Ad Litem
  • Guardianship
  • Guardianship Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Living Wills

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Credentials

Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1997, Texas
Texas Western District Court
1998, District of Columbia and Pennsylvania
Law School Attended
University of Texas at Austin
Class of 1997
J.D.
University Attended
University of Michigan
Class of 1992
B.A.

Client Reviews

  • 2.0/5.0 2 reviews
  • 50% client recommended 1 recommendation
  • Communication

    2.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    2.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    2.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    2.0/5.0
  • 3.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 04/20/12

    I was disappointed that I had to keep pestering my lawyer to get a copy of my divorce decree. I figured after paying over a thousand dollars for an uncontested divorce re... Read more

    I was disappointed that I had to keep pestering my lawyer to get a copy of my divorce decree. I figured after paying over a thousand dollars for an uncontested divorce representation that they could at least fax me a copy of my divorce.

    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      3.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      3.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      3.0/5.0

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  • 1.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 09/01/10

    Staff very unprofessional and rude. Actually had another lawyer take over after I was told things were backed up and we just had to be patient because she was running fo... Read more

    Staff very unprofessional and rude. Actually had another lawyer take over after I was told things were backed up and we just had to be patient because she was running for local office. Would NEVER seek services or recommend her to anyone!

    • Communication

      1.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      1.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      1.0/5.0
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 1 review
  • Peer Reviewed
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    3.0/5.0
  • Communication

    4.0/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 4.4/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 10/13/14 in Family Law

    Lyda is a very knowledgeable attorney. Her issue is her work ethic. When she is at work, she is a good attorney. The problem is finding her at work. Read more

    Lyda is a very knowledgeable attorney. Her issue is her work ethic. When she is at work, she is a good attorney. The problem is finding her at work.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

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