Ben J. Raia (Friendswood, Texas)
Ben J. Raia (Friendswood, Texas)

Ben J. Raia

Licensed for 8 years

Practice Area: Child Abuse and Neglect, Adoption Law, Child Advocacy 67 more areas of practice + 67 more

Contact
281-336-0783

Ben J. Raia

281-336-0783

Credit cards accepted

Serving Friendswood, TX view address

Attorney at firm Ben J. Raia & Associates, PLLC

Serving Friendswood, TX view address

Credit cards accepted

About Ben J. Raia

Recipient, Buck Weirus Spirit Award, Spring 1999. South Texas College of Law Probate Clinic: Wills, Administration of Estates, Guardianships, and Estate Planning. Interviewed clients and researched the legal issues related to the case, then drafted and edited the legal documents for the clients in the areas of family law, probate, estate planning, and guardianship. Filed and probated client's will in court after corresponding with the County Clerk's office and the Court to set hearing. Federal Income Tax Real Estate Document Skills Civil Trial Advocacy. Director, 1999-2000, Chair, 1998-1999 and Counselor, 1996-1997, 1997-1998 and 2000-2001, Entrepreneurial Ventures Howdy Camp.

Areas of Law

  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Adoption Law
  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Custody
  • Child Protection
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Support
  • Child Welfare
  • Fathers Rights
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Independent Adoptions
  • Parental Rights
  • Private Adoptions
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Visitation Rights
  • Family Mediation
  • Annulment
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Community Property Law
  • Collaborative Family Law
  • Alimony
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Family Arbitration
  • Interstate Support
  • Legal Separation Agreements
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Ancillary Probate
  • Probate Administration
  • Probate Litigation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Social Security Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Social Security Appeals
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Living Trusts
  • Contested Wills
  • Inheritance
  • Living Wills
  • Missing Heir Searches
  • Successions
  • Workers Compensation Mediation
  • Traffic Violations
  • Misdemeanors
  • Habeas Corpus
  • DUI/DWI
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Drivers License Suspension

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Client Reviews

  • 2.9/5.0 2 reviews
  • 50% client recommended 1 recommendation
  • Communication

    3.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    2.5/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    3.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    3.0/5.0
  • 4.8/5.0 by a Private Individual on 08/27/11

    He was budget conscious and communicated very well. He seemed to really care about my needs. Read more

    He was budget conscious and communicated very well. He seemed to really care about my needs.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      4.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0

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  • 1.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 04/26/15

    He has you pay for services and Ben never does anything to earn his pay. If you are reading this PLEASE find yourself another Attorney, unless you want to give $5000.00 a... Read more

    He has you pay for services and Ben never does anything to earn his pay. If you are reading this PLEASE find yourself another Attorney, unless you want to give $5000.00 away. I will keep posting about him until he gives my money back. He did nothing and should get paid nothing.

    • Communication

      1.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      1.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      1.0/5.0
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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Attorney
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 2008, Texas
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Law School Attended
      South Texas College of Law
      Class of 2007
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Texas A & M University
      Class of 2000
      B.B.A.
      Management
      Birth Information
      Born in 1978
      Houston, Texas, 1978
      Associations & Memberships
      Houston (Member, Family Law Section) and American Bar Associations
      State Bar of Texas (Member, Family Law Section).

      Pro Bono

      Total time spent on pro bono work: 5%