Fran Brochstein
Family Law Attorney & Mediator


8978 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77054
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(713) 847-6000 Voice
(713) 805-9591 Cell
(832) 415-0139 Fax
fran@familylaw4u.com


One of Houston's Best Family Lawyers -
Houstonia Magazine
2013, 2014 and 2015

One of Houston’s Top Lawyers/Mediators -
H–Texas Magazine 2015

Member

Association for Conflict Resolution - Houston Chapter

Credentialed Distinguished Mediator
with the Texas Mediator Credentialing Association (TMCA)

Texas Association of Mediators (TAM)

Association for Attorney-Mediators


FAQs

What is Collaborative Law?
What is Mediation?
Links for Information
Disclaimer, Privacy Policy & Copyright
My Policy on Returning Phone Calls
Warnings about Emails and Cellular Phones

Warnings about Emails and Cellular Phones


No one can guarantee the confidentiality or security of email or cellular and cordless telephones. If you choose to communicate with me, or any of my staff via email or cellular and cordless telephones, your communication may be overheard or intercepted. If overheard or intercepted, the communication may lose protection as a privileged communication within the attorney-client privilege.

My office does not employ any encryption methods or protect email communications with passwords. Do not use an analog, cordless, or cellular phone when calling us, if you do not want to risk interception of the call. Analog, cordless, or cellular phones are not secure and can be easily intercepted with readily available inexpensive equipment.

My email policy is as follows:

  1. No one can guarantee the security of email communications. We do not employ any encryption methods. Any use of email is at your own risk.
  2. Do not send and email from any address where you do not want a reply to be sent. We assume that, if we receive an email communication from you, it is safe to send a reply back to that address.
  3. Do not rely upon email for urgent matters. Please use the telephone to transmit urgent messages.
  4. When an attorney working on your case is in court or unavailable, your emails may not be reviewed until the attorney returns to the office. Again, do not rely upon email for urgent matters.
  5. If you become a client, you will be billed for attorney time for reviewing and responding to emails and telephone calls.
  6. Do not email particularly sensitive, confidential, or potentially embarrassing information. There is a risk, however slight, that your email could be intercepted. There is also a risk that your email could be misdirected, inadvertently disseminated, and read by others.
  7. We cannot disclose if you are or are not a client to anyone that calls. We will only discuss your case with a friend or relative if you give us written permission to do so. Be advised that if we disclose any information to a third party that our attorney-client relationship does NOT extend to any third parties.

Recommendations

Ms. Brochstein is well more than enough experienced in her profession. She has always answered / responded to any of my questions within a 24 hour time frame. Even sooner. She is an attorney who doesn't beat around the bush, and adivises a client as to what needs to be done for their situation. I have used Ms. Brochstein on many occassions and I have even referred family and freinds to her as well. I feel comfortable sending them her way, because I know that Ms. Brochstein will do everything she possibly can to help and/or resolve the issue at hand to the best of her abilities. Therefore, with this being said, Ms. Brochstein is well more than qualified, she is wonderful at what she does. I am more than satisfied with what she has done for me. ...read more
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