• Mark Petrocchi, Thomas Michel, James V. Jay, IV, Kelly E. DeBerry, Ross Griffith, and Richard Bourland (not pictured) were all designated as Top Attorneys in Tarrant County by Fort Worth Magazine, a publication of Fort Worth, Texas the City’s Magazine, for their respective practices in 2017.

  • Integrity Determination

    Griffith, Jay & Michel, LLP has served in the Fort Worth area for more than a decade – providing trusted legal counsel throughout North Texas.

Welcome to Griffith, Jay & Michel, LLP.

The firm handles litigation, transactional and appellate matters throughout the state of Texas in many practice areas, including civil litigation, family law, business bankruptcy, estate planning and administration, probate and guardianship, real estate, business organization and creditor matters.

The firm's comprehensive civil practice allows clients to rely on the expertise of lawyers in a variety of fields. The attorneys at Griffith, Jay & Michel, LLP treat their clients with respect and assist them in making complicated legal decisions and work as a team to resolve clients' legal matters and achieve optimal results. With more than 100 years of combined legal experience, the firm will help navigate clients through complex legal matters.

The firm provides solution-base representation throughout Tarrant, Parker, Denton, Johnson and Hood counties.  

To schedule an appointment with one of our lawyers, call our office at 817-926-2500.

Attorneys Professionals

Practices Experience

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    • Appeals to Court of Appeals
    • Appeals to Supreme Court
    • Writs of Mandamus & Prohibition
    • Pre-trial Motions
    • Jury Charge Motions for New Trial
    • Post Trial Motions
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    • Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
    • Reorganization Corporate
    • Restructuring Liquidations
    • Adversary Proceedings
    • Preference and Fraudulent Conveyance Actions
    • Workouts Debt Renegotiation
    • Business Sales Bankruptcy
    • Litigation Enforcing Contract Rights
    • Advising on Debt Payment Negotiations
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    • Pre-bankruptcy Negotiations
    • Debtors' Reorganization Plans
    • Motions to Lift the Automatic Stay
    • Actions for Recovery of Preferences
    • Fraudulent Transfer Actions
    • Valuation Motions
    • Asserting Leasing and Contract Rights
    • Contested Adversary Proceeding Foreclosure Actions
    • Advising on Debt Repayment Options
    • Debt Renegotiation
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    • Corporations (C-corps and S-corps)
    • Limited Liability Companies (LLC)
    • Limited Partnerships (LP)
    • Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP)
    • Stock Purchase Agreement
    • Asset Purchase Agreement
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    • Business Litigation
    • Personal Injury
    • Litigation Appeals
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    • Property Division
    • Valuable assets
    • Multiple houses
    • Vacation home
    • Stock portfolio
    • Business interests
    • Professional practices
    • Pensions and retirement assets
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    • Complex Property Division
    • High Assets
    • Multiple homes
    • Retirement Assets
    • Stock portfolios
    • Business assets
    • Child Custody Grandparent Rights
    • Child Support
    • Spousal support
    • Family Law Appeals
    • Prenuptial Agreements
    • Post-nuptial Agreements
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    • Wills Trusts - Revocable and/or Irrevocable
    • Power of Attorney
    • Medical Power of Attorney
    • Directive to Physician
    • Declaration of Guardian
    • Marital Property Planning
    • Charitable Planning
    • Asset Protection Planning
    • Tax and Business Planning
    • Probate, Estate & Trust Administration
    • Independent Administrations
    • Dependent Administrations
    • Temporary Administrations
    • Applications to Probate a Will and/or Codicil
    • Muniments of Title Heirship
    • Determinations Contested Estates
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    • Proving and Defending Wills
    • Attacking Invalid Wills
    • Common Law Marriage
    • Lack of Capacity
    • Undue Influence
    • Improper Execution
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    • Permanent Guardianships
    • Temporary Guardianships
    • Management Trusts Agents under Power of Attorney
    • Guardian Ad Litem
    • Attorney Ad Litem
    • Contested Capacity Matters
    • Less Restrictive Alternatives
    • Validity of Powers of Attorney
    • Validity of the Declaration of Guardian
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    • Commercial leasing and sales
    • Residential leasing and sales
    • Landlords Commercial litigation
    • Mineral interests
    • Condemnation