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Michael P. Von Blon |



Mr. Von Blon has years of successful experience negotiating and litigating family law matters at all levels of the Texas court system, including the Supreme Court of Texas. With a dedicated and professional staff, Mr. Von Blon has worked through a variety of family law matters for his clients, including:

  • Divorce, both contested and uncontested, including alimony and property division

  • Pre and post-marital agreements between couples and legal separations

  • Child custody and visitation, including modification, relocation concerns, and grandparent rights 

  • Child support obligations

  • Orders for protection in domestic violence cases

  • Paternity actions on behalf of mothers or fathers


Mr. Von Blon will listen to you and will tailor his representation to your needs/desires.  If you are considering divorce involving alimony or property division concerns, contested custody or domicile restrictions, or have other family matter questions, please contact The Law Offices of Michael P. Von Blon for a consultation.

What Does It Mean To Be A Board-Certified Family Law Specialist?

Michael P. Von Blon has been certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization as a family law specialist since 1991, having been re-certified in 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016. Certified family law specialists must meet several rigorous requirements. Specifically, certified family law specialists must:

  • Have prepared and litigated contested trials of divorce, property division, custody or other family law matters

  • Have been licensed to practice law for at least five years

  • Devote a specific percentage of their practice to family law for at least three years

  • Demonstrate their involvement and experience by showing that they handle a wide variety of family law matters

  • Regularly attend family law continuing education seminars to stay up-to-date on changes to the law

  • Have been positively evaluated by fellow attorneys and judges

  • Pass a day-long written examination

  • Re-certified every five years, demonstrating their continued involvement/expertise in family law



The University of Texas, B.S. (1977)

The University of Houston, J.D. (1980)



Supreme Court of Texas, admitted to practice in all courts in Texas (Appeared in over 30 counties)



Texas Supreme Court (1981)

North Carolina, via pro hac vice 

United States District Court, Southern District of Texas (1986)

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit (1983)



Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2018-2021) 

Family Law - Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1991, Recertified in 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016, 2021) 



State Bar of Texas--District 4H Grievance Committee Member (1998 - 2004)

Houston Bar Association--Director, Family Law Section (1988 - 1990)

Houston Bar Association--Member, Fee Dispute Committee (2006 - 2007, 2008 - 2009, 2017 - 2018, 2020-2021)

Houston Bar Association--Member, Special Olympics Committee (2008 - 2009)

Houston Bar Association--IDEA Committee (2017 - 2018, 2020-2021)



State Bar of Texas (1981 - Present)

Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section (1981 - Present)

Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (1993 - Present)

Fellow-American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2018-2021) 

Burta Rhoads Raborn Inns of Court, Barrister (1995 - Present)

Family Lawyers of Texas, 2016 (Present)

Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists (1993 - 2002)

College of the State Bar of Texas (1997 - 2008)

Texas Trial Lawyers Association (1991 - 2002)

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (1981 - 2002)

Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (1981 - 2002)

Houston Bar Association, Criminal Law Section (1981 - 1991)



Saint Cecilia Catholic School, Board Member (2010 - 2013)


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