A True Commitment to Client Service
J. Ryan Nordhaus
5900 S. Lake Forest Drive, Suite 415
PO BOX 2680
McKinney TX 75070
Amanda Fisher - Legal Assistant
J. Ryan Nordhaus
Collin County Divorce Lawyer
J. Ryan Nordhaus has been a practicing Collin County Divorce Lawyer since April 2003.
Mr. Nordhaus is a divorce and family law lawyer who is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization – Family Law. Mr. Nordhaus did is undergraduate studies at Baylor University and received his Juris Doctor at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law. In addition, he received an L.L.M. in Taxation from the S.M.U. Dedman School of Law. Mr. Nordhaus is also a qualified mediator pursuant to rules promulgated by the Texas Family Code.
From 2011-2013 Mr. Nordhaus was selected by Super Lawyers Magazine (published by Key Professional Media) as a Texas Rising Star. This is an honor received by no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state.
As a McKinney and Collin County divorce attorney, Mr. Nordhaus spends the majority of his time handling family law cases and matters ancillary thereto. His business and tax backgrounds offer clients a unique perspective in sophisticated property matters in divorces and when there are child support issues.
Mr. Nordhaus is an advocate for alternative dispute resolution and believes that a high percentage of contested cases can be resolved through mediation or informal settlement. Moreover, Mr. Nordhaus is trained in collaborative law and is prepared to handle collaborative law cases. Collaborative law is a unique solution for the right case. Not all cases fit into a single mold; therefore, while some cases may best be resolved through collaborative law, some cases may best be resolved through mediation, informal settlement or trial.
Mr. Nordhaus handles divorce and family law cases for clients all over including but not limited to McKinney, Fairview, Allen, Plano, Frisco, Denton, Dallas,
Areas of Practice:
- Family Law
- Child Custody/Visitation Modification
- Child Support
- Child Support Modification
- Restraining Orders (Domestic Violence Deterrence)
- Protective Orders (Domestic Violence Prohibition)
- Paternity Testing
- Premarital Agreements
- Postmarital Agreements/Partition Agreements
- Adult Name Change
- Common Law Marriage Divorce
- Collaborative Law
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2004
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2004
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2005
U.S. Tax Court, 2003
Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas, 2005 L.L.M.
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, Texas, 2002
Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA, 1998
B.A. (Major: Management Information Systems and International Business)
Awards and Honors:
Super Lawyers from 2014-2018
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys – Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney Award 2016
Rising Stars from 2011-2013
Ryan Nordhaus was voted the best Family Law Attorney in McKinney for 2013 by the readers of the McKinney Courier Newspaper.
Keeping up with Changing Practices, Laws and Strategies in Texas Family Law, Aspatore Books, Inside the Minds: Strategies for Family Law in Texas, 2011
"The UDRP is an International Scam, Domain Names"
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Texas Board of Legal Specialization Certification, 2012 Family Law
State Bar of Texas, Member
American Bar Association, Member
McKinney Chamber of Commerce, Member
State Bar College
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Planning & Zoning Committee, Prosper, Texas, 2004 - 2005