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Divorce has significant personal, financial, and emotional impacts, whether the issues involved are contested or uncontested. Our experienced family lawyers provide honest, straightforward legal advice and representation to clients seeking a divorce. For a free consultation on how we can help with your divorce, give our lawyers a call at 210-308-0004210-308-0004 or Schedule an Appointment Online. We have both male and female divorce attorneys.
If you’re looking for an experienced Family Law Attorney in San Antonio, The Law Office Of Steven C. Benke is the right firm for you. We have the experience and knowledge which allows us to provide our clients with personalized, legal services of the highest quality. Our success depends on our ability to provide excellent service to every client.
If you’ve made the decision to seek a divorce, you’ve already done the hardest part. At The Law Office Of Steven C. Benke, we can take care of the rest!
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Our attorneys handle all aspects of Divorce and Family Law in San Antonio, Bexar County and South Texas.
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Steven C. Benke is a Board Certified Family Law Attorney and has been practicing in San Antonio, Texas for over 17 years. During that time, he has been in private practice and has dedicated his services to over 5,000 family law cases in Bexar County and South Texas, including bench trials, jury trials, mediations, and appeals. Mr. Benke is a specialist in Family Law and holds the distinguished credential of Board Certification by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. The Board Certification process is rigorous and thorough with stringent, ongoing requirements after initial certification. This designation sets him apart as being an attorney with the highest public commitment to excellence in the specialty area of Family Law. He is also one of the most experienced family law attorneys in the San Antonio area. Mr. Benke strives to bring superior legal services to his clients and is particularly sensitive to their needs and legal rights. He is a member of the Texas Bar Association and the San Antonio Bar Association, as well as the Family Law section of both of these organizations. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Benke served in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Kelly AFB. He received his BBA in Business Management from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 1996 and his J.D. from St. Mary’s University, and became a licensed attorney in 1998. Steven and his wife, Jennifer, live in San Antonio with their son.
Alicia M. Galvany joined The Law Office Of Steven C. Benke in 2011 and has focused her practice on understanding her client’s needs and desired outcomes in their family law and probate matters. She believes that successful representation begins with communication, from the initial consult through case resolution. Ms. Galvany considers every client’s circumstances to be unique, and strives to develop effective strategies to best represent her client’s interests. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Galvany enjoyed a career in Federal Civil Service as a civil-military analyst for the United States Army, for which she received the Superior Civilian Service Award. She also served as a United States Army Reserve officer and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ms. Galvany brings her passion for service to her legal practice and is dedicated to expanding her knowledge through participation in continuing legal education and professional organizations. Ms. Galvany received her B.S. in Spanish from Southern Connecticut State University in 1999 and her J.D. from Villanova University in Pennsylvania in 2002. She is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Prior to relocating to Texas, she worked at South Jersey Legal Services, Inc., where she represented victims of domestic violence. Ms. Galvany received her Texas law license in 2008. Her professional memberships include the Texas Bar Association and the San Antonio Bar Association (SABA), as well as the Family Law Section of both organizations. Ms. Galvany is a member of the Board of Directors for the SABA Family Law Section. Alicia and her husband Robert live in San Antonio with their various cats and dogs, all of which are rescues.
Diana C. Davalos joined The Law Office Of Steven C. Benke in 2016. Diana hails from Florida but considers herself to be a true Texan! She moved to Texas after graduating from Florida State University with a B.A. in Classics in 2006. Diana then attended law school at St. Mary’s University School of Law right here in San Antonio. During law school, Ms. Davalos worked in the Telephone Access to Justice for Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid where she gained valuable experience with domestic violence issues and protective orders. While attending law school, Ms. Davalos obtained certification in Mediation and Family Law Mediation. Having performed over 65 mediations herself, Ms. Davalos firmly believes that alternative dispute resolution can pave the way for healing and resolution in family law matters. Prior to joining the firm, Diana worked as the Staff Attorney for the Bexar County Domestic Relations Office where she prosecuted enforcement cases against parents who denied possession and access to the children. Ms. Davalos is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the San Antonio Bar Association as well as a member of the Family Law Section of both organizations. Diana lives in San Antonio with her husband and son.
Elise M. Stremel joined the Law Office Of Steven C. Benke in January, 2017. Ms. Stremel attended Texas A & M University where she graduated with Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a minor in Neuroscience, where she served as a Clinical Psychology Research Assistant. As a member of the Delta Gamma Sorority she was Co-Director of Revision to Chapter By-Laws, selected as the New Member Class Leader and Philanthropy Director.
Ms. Stremel graduated with a Juris Doctorate Degree from Western State University in Fullerton, California. While in law school, Ms. Stremel interned with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office as a certified law clerk, in both the adult and juvenile division. She was also in the Dean’s Fellow Honors Program, a recipient of the Trustee Scholarship Award in her second and third year, a Class Representative in the Criminal Law Association in her second and third year, a class representative of the Student Bar Association, was a member of the Mock Trial Team, and received an advanced certification as an income tax preparer. Ms. Stremel further received a certification in Criminal Law and Advocacy, with distinction, and was the recipient of the Exemplary Public Service Certificate Award.
Ms. Stremel currently lives in San Antonio, Texas with her fiancé, Michael Jaskowski.
As a native San Antonian and St. Mary’s University School of Law Alumna, Mrs. Blackwelder-Baggett has distinguished herself as an attorney who cares about the thousands of families comprising this vibrant community. Her innate passion for–and experience in–the field of Family Law is evidenced by her widespread reputation as an honest, yet zealous advocate for her clients. Moreover, Aurora’s expert knowledge of the complexities associated with family-based legal issues and related courtroom proceedings, alongside vast experience as a Certified Family Law Mediator, make her an excellent choice for clients seeking optimal results in a timely manner.
Every family is unique, and Aurora’s natural ability to empathize with each and every person she meets renders her highly effective with respect to the interests of those whom she represents.
Mary Ann Notestine joined The Law Office of Steven C. Benke in 2017. She received her B.B.A. in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin in 2007 and her J.D. from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2010. Mary Ann currently resides in San Antonio with her husband, daughter, and rescue cat and dog. Mary Ann finds joy in helping others and strives to inform her clients regarding the legal process and to empower them to work within that system. Passionate about serving her clients’ needs, Mary Ann prides herself on resolving matters efficiently and completely.
Diana L. Wheeler rejoined the Law Office of Steven C. Benke in 2017. Ms. Wheeler is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Oklahoma College of Law. She is an experienced family law attorney who also has worked with Child Protective Services and Court Appointed Special Advocates. Ms. Wheeler strives to represent her clients with diligence and integrity. She resides in San Antonio.