About

We are committed to helping families find creative solutions to difficult and challenging family law matters. We prioritize the interests and goals of our clients, while seeking to minimize disruption and conflict when possible. We help our clients get on with the rest of their lives.

Jennifer Stanton Hargrave is an experienced trial attorney, especially skilled at helping clients construct creative settlement agreements. Jennifer knows in family law, there are battles that need to be fought, yet every divorce does not need to end in warfare. Jennifer is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Dallas Bar Family Law Section and the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas.

Since 1995 Jennifer has been practicing law; she began her law career at a litigation firm, followed by several years as in-house counsel to a corporation in the financial services industry. In 2006, she left the financial  services industry to begin her career in family law. Jennifer resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband and three children. She also serves as an assistant chancellor for the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas.

Our Team

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Jennifer Stanton Hargrave is an experienced trial attorney, especially skilled at helping clients construct creative settlement agreements. Jennifer knows in family law, there are battles that need to be fought, yet every divorce does not need to end in warfare. Jennifer is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and a member of the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, the Dallas Bar Family Law Section and the Collaborative Law Institute of Texas.

Since 1995 Jennifer has been practicing law; she began her law career at a litigation firm, followed by several years as in-house counsel to a corporation in the financial services industry. In 2006, she left the financial services industry to begin her career in family law. Jennifer resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband and three children. She also serves as an assistant chancellor for the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas.

Skye McDonald MacLaren is an accomplished paralegal with 16 years experience in the profession. She has actively participated in all phases of civil litigation, including complex cases surrounding family law, product liability, medical malpractice, and environmental and insurance defense. Skye has a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and significant experience working with children and families.

Among other organization, Skye is an active member of the State Bar of Texas, Legal Assistants Division, National Federation of Paralegals Association and Dallas Association of Legal Assistants. Skye lives in the Dallas metroplex, Texas with her family, where she is an avid volunteer at the Episcopal Church of the Incarnation and St. Philips Episcopal Church. Skye has also been a long-time PTA participant and PTA board member in her local school districts, and volunteers frequently to support her local school’s students, families and activites. She is an advocate for Marine Conservation, service and support to children and families, and promoting food allergy awareness.

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Our Values

Creative

We look for solutions that are tailored to your unique circumstances, utilizing modern approaches to conflict resolution, such as Collaborative Divorce.

Civil

Our goal is to minimize conflict and get you back to your life, as smoothly as possible.

Supportive

Through compassion and care, we give individualized, focused attention to each and every client.

Knowledgeable

Our extensive experience in family law, with prior experience from the financial services industry, gives us a unique approach in family law matters.