Mr. Baker handles a wide range of family law matters, including divorce, child custody disputes, child support cases, property division cases, child custody modifications, child support modifications, child support enforcement cases, visitation enforcement cases, premarital agreements, paternity cases, termination of parental rights cases, adoptions and change of name requests. Throughout his practice, Mr. Baker has developed a reputation for winning difficult divorce and custody cases.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Baker routinely represents individuals who have been wrongfully terminated due to their age, gender, race or pregnancy. Termination of an employee on these grounds is unlawful under both state and federal law. Mr. Baker also represents individuals who have been wrongfully discharged under various state statutes which prohibit the termination of whistle blowers.
Mr. Baker has extensive experience in representing registered nurses and vocational nurses with pending licensure disputes before the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. This representation ranges from resolution of matters on an informal basis through the entry of an agreed order, to contested matters before the State Office of Administrative Hearings. Mr. Baker also has experience in representing other licensed professionals in matters pending before their licensing boards.
Mr. Baker represents individuals who have been injured by the negligent acts of other persons or companies. These types of suits include industrial accidents, trucking accidents, automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, defective products, premises liability, dog bites, civil assault, and cases arising out of other intentional misconduct or negligence.
Mr. Baker represents individuals and businesses which have been harmed as a result of deceptive business practices or through the purchase of faulty merchandise. Many of these claims may be brought pursuant to the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Other theories available to injured consumers include fraud, breach of contract, and other types of misrepresentation claims.
Mr. Baker provides a wide range of services to business clients, including assistance with a range of contract, employment, and operational disputes. The services provided by Mr. Baker include drafting and negotiation of business agreements, as well as litigating those agreements over which a dispute has arisen.
Mr. Baker has experience in representing client’s whose cases are being considered by an appellate court of review. Representative cases include:
- Gary Young vs. Pamela Young, 168 S.W.3d 276 (Tex. App. – Dallas 2005, no writ history) (counsel for Pamela Young)
- Jackie Newton vs. Rosalie Newton, 895 S.W.2d 503 (Tex. App. – Fort Worth 1995, no writ history) (counsel for Rosalie Newton)
- DLB Architects, PC vs Weaver Construction Co., Inc., 305 S.W.3d 407 (Tex. App. — Dallas 2003, pet. denied) (counsel for DLB Architects, PC)
Throughout his years of practice, Mr. Baker has obtained experience in handling many different legal matters. Should your legal problem fall outside the scope of the practice areas listed above, please feel free to give Mr. Baker a call regarding your particular legal problem. If Mr. Baker has the experience to help you, he will tell you so. If not, he will attempt to refer you to another attorney whom he knows has the experience to handle your particular issue.