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Areas of Practice

Multiple Specialties with one focus: Family

Hyatt & Hyatt’s focus is family. Whether your legal needs involve family law, criminal defense, probate or immigration, we can help. The strength of our firm is our variety of knowledge and experience in each of these areas. Our job is to educate clients about their options and help them reach the best possible outcome, and our experience enables us to do that.  

Darrell Hyatt, a Board Certified former Judge

Darrell was a County Court at Law Judge for 20 years and presided over family law, contested probate and criminal matters in Rusk County during that span of time. While on the bench, Darrell became Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the area of Family Law. His experience as a Judge gives him unique insight into all of these areas of practice.

Jonathan Hyatt, a Board Certified former Prosecutor

Jonathan brings a different type of experience to the table. Having been a defense attorney and prosecutor of misdemeanors, felonies and Department of Family and Protective Services (CPS) cases, Jonathan understands the perspective of those levying charges against citizens accused. Additionally, Jonathan has experience appealing cases. In addition to his wide variety of experience, Jonathan is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in the area of Criminal Law.  The combination of his experience and expertise is crucial in the understanding of issues at hand. Taking the long approach oftentimes yield favorable results.

Team Approach to solving problems

At Hyatt & Hyatt, we understand that life doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Our variety of experience and commitment to zealous advocacy allow for us to translate our understanding of family, probate, and criminal law into results. While these areas of the law are distinct, you need counsel that understands these seemingly independent areas to be aware of collateral consequences. Having a lawyer that understands the interaction of different areas of the law is crucial.