As Amicable As Possible

As Tough As Needed

Friday Milner Lambert Turner has over 200 years of combined experience helping families throughout Texas.

Austin Divorce Lawyers

Skilled in Negotiation & Courtroom Battles

At FMLT, we understand the pain families experience during the divorce process. For this reason, our firm works with clients to resolve cases as simply and amicably as possible. Our approach to family law and divorce is to minimize conflict and expense. Although we believe this is the best approach for most clients and their families, our divorce and family law attorneys are also highly accomplished trial advocates. Well respected by the judiciary and have the experience, knowledge, and resources necessary to effectively represent our clients’ family law interests in the courtroom.

Divorce and Family Law In Austin

We will be happy to assist with any divorce or family law-related matter in the Austin area, as well as any family law matter in Travis, Williamson, or Hays Counties.
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We are committed to helping individuals get through divorce and related processes as smoothly as possible.
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At Friday Milner Lambert Turner, PLLC, we realize how emotionally charged any issue of child custody or support can be.

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At our Austin law firm, we believe that each client has a unique set of needs and priorities. That’s why we provide compassionate, thorough, and individualized attention to each of our clients.
Gracie Shepherd was our attorney in my custody battle for my son. It was a long brutal fight that involved multiple hearings in front of multiple judges. She did an excellent job and communicated with us regularly. During the whole process we were able to observe many other lawyers/clients and it was obvious that Gracie was very professional and prepared. She knew how to navigate the online zoom hearing well and had all of our files and evidence organized and easy for the judge to see. We feel very blessed that Gracie represented us. We ended up winning full custody and awarded child support. Her legal advice was practical and well considered. She was composed during trial and not intimidated by the other lawyers. I would strongly recommend her to anyone that is going through a child custody battle. I felt like she really and truly cared about our child’s well being and knew how to navigate the legal system to protect the interests of our child. She’s sharp, savvy, and clever. She was also considerate of our financial situation and didn’t run our bill up unnecessarily. We are so thankful for Gracie!
Edwin B.
Edwin B.
When my ex-husband decided to take me back to court for custody, I could not have asked for a better attorney. Scott Milner and Donna went above and beyond. Not only was Scott successful in the custody piece, he was able to help me win every aspect of the case in the best interest of my son. Scott was very thorough, explained everything in great detail, and made me very comfortable throughout the process. At times I was unsure but he always told me to trust him and he did not fail. I am so thankful to have found him for my case. I would recommend Mr. Milner for any divorce or custody case. He is exceptional!
Dorothy W.
Dorothy W.
I am so thankful to Scott Milner for his graceful representation of me in my divorce. I first met with Amy Lambert, who quickly saw that my case would not likely mediate, and she passed me to Scott, so that we would be prepared in case we had to go to trial. We did go to trial, and Scott Milner helped me to get the best outcome for my 3 children and myself. He had a very difficult case in my situation, and he had to defend me against tough accusations. Scott is so good at his job, he knows how the legal system works, he is very well-respected in the courts, and I feel so fortunate to have found him.
Sarah K.
Sarah K.
As an attorney I know that representing another attorney in an action can be difficult. My experience with Amy and then Scott through a long and contentious divorce trial was far beyond my expectations. Not only were they brilliant, responsive and dedicate, but thoroughly honest and transparent. I cannot recommend them more highly, and have already had referred clients thank me for sending them to FMLT.
Ezekiel Dumke I.
Ezekiel Dumke I.
I can’t say enough positive about Gracie Wood Shepard. I worked with her a few years ago when she was newer and she did a wonderful job repping me in my divorce. So great, in fact, that I hired her again recently for a pretty outrageously complex series of legal issues. She is organized, calm, collected, BRILLIANT, legally savvy and very well-educated and clearly knows the law. She is also well-supported by her firm and shared that she collaborates with the other attorneys in her office often...which I love. She was very cool and articulate in court. She was bullied big time by the other lawyers and stood her ground without any issues. The other lawyers tried a bunch of slippery moves, too, and she was unwavering. She’s also a bargain at her current rate and I felt her charges were very fair. My only issue with leaving this review is that she might get too busy to rep me in the future!
Jennifer B.
Jennifer B.
FMLT is one of the most professional, ethical, competent, and compassionate firms I have ever dealt with. Jonathan and Gracie are not only amazing attorneys, but fantastic counselors and such a pleasure to work with. I highly recommend FMLT.
Steve E.
Steve E.
Getting a divorce is hardly ever easy but I worked with Gracie & she made it as less excruciating as was possible. I knew I wanted to go with her when she billed me for 30 mins during my first consultation even though I was quoted a fee for an hour. It's a small thing but it has evidently stuck with me and I'm definitely happy with FMLT though I strongly hope this was a one time service!
Suchita S.
Suchita S.
I would like to preface this review with the fact that I ended up feeling like I got far less than I deserve, in fact my lawyer almost garanteed i would get a significantly more substantial settlement if I were to take the case to trial.This being said I think that I could not have had a more competent, patient and professional mediator. Amy was willing to come up with solutions that neither party considered.Mediation is a tedious, arduous and emotionally exhausting experience. Amy was kind and straight forward and I came away from the experience with a better outlook. I highly recommend her services.
Sarah M.
Sarah M.
I'm so grateful that Amy Lambert was recommended to me when I was going through my divorce several years ago. She helped my ex and I navigate those waters with the best interest of the children in mind, always having my back but never letting things get contentious. Fast forward to this year, she deftly crafted a necessary prenuptial agreement for my new marriage, to protect my children's assets and help us start off on the same page financially. I whole heartedly recommend her and her office.
Kerri D.
Kerri D.
Scott Milner and his team are the best Austin has to offer. I highly recommend they be your first call.
Jeffrey B.
Jeffrey B.
Beautiful office and people, very helpful meeting with the attorney. She is incredibly knowledgeable and a great communicator. Asked the right questions in a direct and clear manner and similarly used the information to provide clear direction. In my case she was unable to help but was clear and to the point in arriving to that conclusion.
Ruthie B.
Ruthie B.
Amy Lambert is an excellent collaborative divorce attorney. She is dedicated to helping clients and their children get through divorce away from the courtroom, making it as easy as possible to move forward from a difficult time.
Rhonda C.
Rhonda C.
Great lawyers, pretty office
Taylor R.
Taylor R.
Amy Lambert is an excellent family law attorney and mediator. Amy Lambert has successfully mediated many complex property case and custody matters for my clients. Amy is a great listener and identifies the disputed matters quickly and assists with identifying solutions for the family. Amy is compassionate as well as creative as a mediator. I have also had Amy as an opposing attorney in cases. She advocates for her clients, is detailed oriented and has the family’s interest at heart. I highly recommend Amy Lambert as a mediator and an attorney. She is highly respected in the legal community and has a lot of integrity.
Amy G.
Amy G.
You're never happy that you need their services but they are detail oriented and fight for the best outcome for your case. I can't recommend Scott highly enough.
XTChico R.
XTChico R.
Scott and the team of Friday Milner Lambert Turner are top notch. Throughout the process, I was confident and at ease knowing that they had my best interest at heart. Having an experienced attorney like Scott made things easy. His professional guidance and support was unwavering. I am forever grateful for his help and expertise in this matter. I had a wonderful experience during this difficult time in my life. Their assistance with my divorce is greatly appreciated.
Lesli
Lesli
Who's Who in Austin's legal community? I had the best experience a person can have considering my situation. Jami and her team of professionals did their job and did it well. Everyone I met with at her firm (Amy, Lindsay, and Ashley were very down to earth and easy to talk to. Her firm took my difficult case at a time when other firms turned me away. Jami has proven she is very knowledgeable in her field. There were times when the limits of the law could be pushed a bit and Jamie and her team went the distance for me. The communication and turnaround time could not have been any more timely. Previously, I had employed 2 other law firms but my journey ended when i found Jamie and her firm. I am very happy with the outcome they achieved in a most difficult case. I agree with another review that I owe Jami more than I can ever repay. I highly recommend Jami and her team of professionals!
Tamara W.
Tamara W.
Lindsay Partridge, Jordan Thomas, Amy Lambert and Jonathan Friday all had a hand in my recent custody modification and I couldn't be more grateful. Going through any litigation can be difficult, especially if it involves your children and Lindsay worked hard to make sure I was protected and supported during the entire process. I felt as if I received an education during the suit, a new understanding/acceptance of my situation and protection for any future litigation. Amy handled the final order, Jonathan advised Lindsay throughout and Jordan was amazing... so you get an amazing family of protectors when you hire this firm.- Ashleigh Bushn
Elizabeth K.
Elizabeth K.
Jami Turner is an excellent attorney! My ex-wife and her lawyer were playing dirty, but Jami handled them with impressive aplomb. Jami was always professional, yet impressively tough when necessary. She was highly intelligent, and she applied her knowledge of divorce law with great precision and efficacy. She was an outstanding advisor with great insight on how to handle a toxic ex in a contentious setting. Her availability and affability were second to none. With patience, prayer, and Jami Turner, we ended our case with a highly satisfying result. Thank you Jami!
The J.
The J.
I had the pleasure of working with Lindsay Partridge, she was very knowledgeable and attentive throughout the entire process of my divorce. I had tried getting divorced pro se, for the past two years, but the judge just would not grant it. I finally decided to seek a lawyer. I reached out to three other firms before finding FMLT and the other firms just would not return any of my calls!! One firm finally responded and told me they didn't have any availability and referred me to FMLT. I called and Lindsay immediately took my case. She was very professional in the court room as well. I wish I had found her during the beginning stages of my divorce. Thanks Lindsay!!!
Pamela A.
Pamela A.
I recently called upon Scott Milner to help me after poor legal representation during a trial resulted in an unfavorable result. Scott is very detail oriented - this is very important if you find yourself in a high-conflict dispute. He is level-headed, logical, and knows how to effectively question witnesses. Scott is a kind, compassionate, highly ethical family law attorney. Scott’s paralegal, Austin, is both compassionate and highly competent.My case has now been transferred out of the county, and Scott is no longer my attorney. That, however, has not stopped him from checking in to see how things are going, and doing everything he can to continue to help in my case. I would highly recommend Scott Milner if you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of needing a family law attorney.
Tammy P.
Tammy P.
During my divorce process, I have never felt like my life was so outside of my control until the day I met Scott Milner. When my ex filed for a trial, I had to change from a prior firm to Milner Lambert Turner and thank God for that. I immediately felt like everything would work out because it was clear that the opposing attorney could not push me around anymore. I will never forget it when Scott advised me, "let me be the attorney and you be the doctor." When you are beat down, the other side will try to take advantage of you so the first thing they do is start the beatings. In no time, all of that stopped. The legal system can be a game of chess and Scott is an apt field general. You will feel lucky if he is on your team.
Chris P.
Chris P.
Jami inspired, supported, and represented me through the potentially harrowing and life-altering process of establishing clearly drawn lines with my former spouse with regard to possession of the children, child support, and legal obligations. She kept me focused on the divorce procedure and aware of my rights at all times during the toughest phase in my adult life. I owe Jami much beyond whatever I actually paid. Hire her.
Karl M.
Karl M.
I highly recommend Scott Milner and Lindsay Partridge. Scott Milner became my family law attorney about 7 years ago during the appeal process of a long custody trial. Two previous lawyers had not been attentive and allowed this suit to go on far too long. He took over the case and brought it to a resolution. At that point it was obvious to me that he was a very good lawyer. When a second custody dispute came up, Scott handled it quickly through mediation. Unfortunately, I again had to hire Scott for a third custody dispute. This last dispute was quickly addressed and scheduled for a temporary hearing as soon as possible. Yet again Scott along with his team Lindsay Partridge and Donna Steen were knowledgeable and responsive throughout bringing closure to this as well within a month.
Pamela C.
Pamela C.
Scott Milner is the 2nd family law attorney that I have used and I cannot recommend him highly enough. During our first consult, he listened to my situation, provided his recommendation on how best to move forward, and ultimately helped me reach a settlement. When i contacted Scott's office, I always got him or a returned call within the same day. Scott's paralegal is also excellent. I will always recommend this firm to any friend or co-worker looking for a great family law firm.
Lara S
Lara S
I have had the pleasure of working with Jami Turner for almost 10 years now and I have learned that she is one of the most incredibly talented attorneys I have ever known. Jami is a strategic thinker and problem solver with the natural ability to simplify the most complex issues and break them down into actionable solutions for you and your family. Her guidance and expertise always put your children first and focus on the best solution and outcomes. Jami is highly respected by her peers and you know you are working with the best there is when she is by your side. If you are thinking about having anyone else represent you and your family, then think again. There simply is no one better than Jami Milner Turner!
Evan P.
Evan P.
Amy Lambert is an amazing mediator and family law attorney.She has helped resolve a number of high conflict and complex divorce and custody matters for my clients.She is patient and calm and always listens to both sides. She has a knack for building rapport with anyone.She is detail oriented, knowledgeable, and offers creative solutions. My clients have spoken highly of her mediation skills and soothing tone of voice.I wholeheartedly recommend Amy!Jonathan Friday has a brilliant legal mind. I learn something new for him in each mediation and case that we have against one another. In addition to being whip-smart, he is a phenomenal advocate. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer.
Lisa L.
Lisa L.
Jonathan is an excellent family law mediator and I try to use him in most of my cases. I have hired him in many cases, and he is able to settle most of them. When Jonathan realizes that a case is not able to be settled, he is not quick to throw in the towel but he is reasonable in spending client's fees and making sure we do not waste a day at mediation if not necessary. He extremely knowledgeable in family law as a practicing attorney and he is also is very effective in his ability to provide creative solutions to settle the most complicated of cases. I highly recommend and endorse Jonathan to mediate any family law matter.
Ilana T.
Ilana T.
I am an attorney who handles family law cases in the Central Texas Area. I have recently had occasion to use Jonathan Friday as a mediator on two complex property cases. Jonathan showed an in depth knowledge of the law and a demeanor that brought the parties to give maximum effort to resolve the case. He is great at what he does and is well respected. I unconditionally recommend him for his acumen as a mediator.
M N.
M N.
Jonathan Friday is a superb family law mediator. He brings to the table a breadth of both professional and personal experience that helps him give authentic and compelling feedback to litigants with perfect timing. And as a lawyer in a contested case, he's an honest broker of information and capable adversary.
Rikky R.
Rikky R.
I used Scott for a divorce - not exactly a pleasant activity in life. Scott made me feel comfortable and helped me establish a plan, set my expectations appropriately, and handle the details and interactions of the case professionally - and personally. While admittedly it was a little expensive - I do in the end feel I had the best attorney possible for my situation - maybe even overkill - but I preferred that possibility over the possibility of "bringing a knife to a gun fight." I would - and have - recommended Scott and his law practice to friends and family over the years. 8 years later, I am still satisfied with the outcome of my divorce proceedings. Thanks, Scott - and excellent supporting staffing!
Kevin B.
Kevin B.
I made an appointment with Scott Milner, from out of state, with few expectations due to my situation. I had an extremely complex case that I figured would go nowhere for a very long time. From the very first meeting, Scott was extremely personable, knowledgeable, and direct with what needed to happen and more than willing to take on the challenges ahead. From that first experience, I instantly felt comfortable with him and the firm. Everyone was very kind to me and my boys. They made us feel welcome and not just a number. He was extremely thorough to the end, answering my many phone calls and e-mails promptly and in terms that were easy for those of us without a law degree could understand. He was by my side during the excruciating week long jury trial and I can't express in words how appreciative I am for the countless hours and dedication he put into my case. To this day there is no other attorney I would go to in the entire state of TX, for any legal matter that may arise, other than Scott Milner!
Kelly E.
Kelly E.
Amy is a fantastic family law mediator. I have hired her in many of my family law cases and she has settled 100% of the cases she mediates for me. She is not only extremely knowledgeable in family law but she also is very effective in her ability to provide creative solutions to settle the most complicated of cases. I highly recommend and endorse Amy.
Patricia D.
Patricia D.
Scott Milner was a great divorce attorney and I recommend him highly. He kept me up to date on all the developments of my case in very clear and concise communications through out the whole process. It was so great to have an excellent attorney on my side to protect my interests. I especially appreciate the advice he gave me on my mediation day. His calm reasoned approached served me very well. If you are going through a divorce I recommend you contact Friday Milner Lambert and Turner.
Coleman J.
Coleman J.
Amy is not only creative in suggesting solutions that fit each person’s interests, but she is also extremely patient with individuals who are nervous and uncertain about the outcome of their decisions. She has an incredible talent for dealing with complex legal issues and provides a level of comfort and sincerity to an otherwise uncomfortable situation.
Nikki M.
Nikki M.
Nothing is more stressful than going through a divorce unless you have Amy Lambert on your side. Amy approaches things collaboratively and with compassion. She has your family's best interests at heart and will work with you to make sure your unique needs are met. That said, she'll also be very frank about likely outcomes were you to go to court, so that you can make the most informed decisions. She is easily able to diffuse difficult situations in high conflict divorces, and has the unique ability to understand and anticipate how the other party is likely to react in complex situations. In addition, she has an amazing network of resources to address anything you might need help with - psychologists, appraisers, mediators, etc... I highly recommend her.
Amy B.
Amy B.
Confidence in mediation is a must.Amy Lambert is one of the most creative and thorough mediators to work with.Amy has a complete command of the law and stays current and has a fantastic way of explaining these things without being overly “legalistic”. And, in a situation which is always tense, emotional, and life changing she has a unique way of putting people at ease, allowing people to explore options and ideas in a way that allows parties to have ownership in their mediation experience.
Jenni E.
Jenni E.
Mr. Scott Milner and his entire staff have been a blessing to my children and me. For the past three years, Scott, Donna, Catherine, and all of the staff have been professional and a comfort during difficult times. They have worked diligently to protect my children during a very messy divorce (mostly custody issues). Having never been to law school myself; although these waters have been difficult to navigate, it would have been impossible without the FMLT Law Firm. I have recommended them to others already and will continue to do so. When I began the process of finding a firm to represent us, I interviewed a dozen lawyers within Travis County. I know that I chose a knowledgeable, competent, fair, and patient firm who has delivered in a dozen hearings and filings. Thank you for my children's best interests being served and enforced under the law.~Chelsea R.
Chelsea R.
Chelsea R.
I came to Jami Milner Turner in 2007 with a desperate situation: the mother of my one year old girl had suddenly taken her away to live on her parent's property in the middle of nowhere, Texas, 200 miles from our home in Austin. Jami was up front about my chances of convincing a judge to force her to return to Austin (they were not good) but tackled the case determined to do just that. She did it. After a bench trial, the judge ordered them to return to Austin within 30 days. Two years later, Jami was at the ready once again when I sought to change the orders to a fifty-fifty possession schedule. Again, she was successful. And most recently, she did it again by helping me gain primary possession of my daughter. Through eight years and three lawsuits, Jami and the wonderful people behind her have been there for me. Jami is not only a skilled and dedicated attorney, she is a good person. I can recall several instances when I needed more than an attorney, I needed a trusted confidant to guide me through the toughest times of my life with sound advice about how to handle situations when my own actions could help or hurt my case. It was during those times when I got to see just how much she cares about her clients. She was able to tell me things that I didn't necessarily want to hear, but that I needed to hear. And she was always spot on. I could not possibly be more thankful that I walked into her office back in 2007, and I give her and her firm the highest recommendation I possibly can to anyone going through a family law dispute. They can be the darkest days of your life, as they were for me, and you will need people like Jami in your corner.
Lanier S.
Lanier S.
Scott Milner recently represented a good friend of mine in a very lengthy and complex divorce (custody and community property issues). As a professional paralegal, I felt that I was able to view Mr. Milner’s work on a personal and professional level. During the entire case, Mr. Milner presented himself with integrity. I feel strongly that Mr. Milner is an advocate for father’s rights, as he fought diligently for a fair and equitable outcome for my friend, the petitioner. As many of us already know, it’s not easy finding a strong and ethical trial attorney. After witnessing first hand Mr. Milner in court for the trial of my friend’s case, I can honestly say that Mr. Milner never compromised his values or his client’s rights as he fought assiduously while representing my friend. Regardless if you’re the father or mother in your case, Mr. Milner will protect your parental rights, as his primary concern is in the best interest of the child. I would refer Mr. Milner to anyone seeking legal justice and superior representation.
Elizabeth B.
Elizabeth B.
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Each client has a unique set of needs and priorities. Our law firm provides compassionate, thorough, and individualized attention to each of our clients. This is accomplished using a team approach to resolve divorce and other family law cases. Clients can benefit from the combined experience of the lawyers in our firm. Our goal is to maximize outcomes as efficiently as possible.

Friday Milner Lambert Turner, PLLC, was selected as one of Austin’s Top Law Firms in 2020 and 2021 (Austin Monthly Magazine) and has been consistently selected as one of the Best Law Firms in America (Woodward and White Press) since 2014.

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Our lawyers have more than 200 years of combined family law experience. Each of our Austin divorce lawyers are committed to providing a superior level of comprehensive family law services to clients throughout Austin, Texas and surrounding areas.

We will be happy to assist with any divorce or family law related matter in the Austin area, including Travis, Williamson, Burnet, and Hays Counties