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Exclusively handling family law matters in Austin, Texas, and surrounding areas since 2011

Our clients choose Falk Family Law because of the thoughtful and strategic analysis and guidance we provide during each step of their family law matters. We recognize that being part of a family law matter often feels like you are being expected to speak a foreign language—we are here to decipher and distill the process so you understand what is going on and are able to focus on your highest goals.


We want you to feel empowered to make decisions about your future, and we feel strongly that our role is to help you reach your goals. Family law is different from other types of law and, for many reasons, it is important that you feel like you have maintained a sense of integrity each step of the way. We are here to guide you through it.

In addition to providing legal representation in family law matters to clients, Alyson Falk is credentialed to serve as a mediator of family law disputes in Central Texas. We believe strongly that mediation is often the best place for a family law matter to be resolved. Click below to explore our mediation offerings and to learn how mediation may provide you with a less aggressive, more successful path through your family law matter.

Falk Family Law supports diverse clients as they navigate complex family law matters, including:

*Divorce, including “uncontested” matters

*Complex marital and separate property disputes

*Premarital agreements

*Emergency family law matters, including family violence

*Clients experiencing issues with substance use and/or abuse

*Custody disputes

*Modifications related to custody

*Child support

*Enforcement of property division, custody terms, and child support

*Stepparent Adoption

*Termination of Parental Right

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Meet Your Team


Alyson Falk
Family Law Attorney  

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"As a "child of divorce" and unique family dynamics, I personally understand the challenges and impacts that the legal process can have on families. I know that when a family comes to me for help, they are in a very serious, complicated, and emotional phase of their lives. I also know the way their legal needs are handled will impact their families long after the legal process is complete.

It is a personal duty of mine to walk my clients through the legal process with integrity and dignity. From our initial consult, I am devoted to making you feel protected, guided, and fully informed. When you work with Falk Family Law, there won't be any surprises. We want you to know there will be a beginning, middle, and end to your litigation experience, and that we will make sure you are fully equipped with all the information and resources necessary to thrive beyond our time with you.


From our initial meeting, we strive to get it right with integrity, transparency, precision, and care for you and your families. We see the legal process as a specific art that requires us to be prepared, diligent, and extremely detail oriented. 

Overall, we at Falk Family Law care deeply about our clients. We strive to provide an experience where you can feel empowered and in control of your own fate, with us as your guides to help you navigate through this." -Alyson Falk 

Alyson is a 4th generation Austinite and has been exclusively practicing family law in the Greater Austin Area since 2011. She has worked alongside and opposite the best family law attorneys in Austin, and has earned a reputation for her strategic and straightforward guidance of clients through very complex family law matters.




*Divorce, including “uncontested” matters

*Complex marital and separate property disputes

*Premarital agreements
*Emergency family law matters, including family violence

*Clients experiencing issues with substance use and/or abuse

*Custody disputes and modifications related to custody

*Child support

*Enforcement of property division, custody terms, & child support

*Stepparent Adoption

*Termination of Parental Rights


Falk Family Law also strongly encourages mediation of most family law matters not involving family violence.  Mediation can often afford families a more graceful transition into the next phases of life and relationships.

State Bar of Texas, No. 24072823
Family Law Section of the State Bar of Texas
Travis County Women Lawyers’ Foundation, Director 2015 – Present
Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association
Austin Bar Association
        Family Law Section
        Solo & Small Firm Section
Austin Young Lawyers’ Association
Williamson County Bar Association


Texas Tech University School of Law 
Juris Doctor, December 2010

The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts, Government and Sociology, December 2007 



Leadership Austin, Emerge 15 Class of 2022 Graduate
Dispute Resolution Mediation Training, 2021
40-Hour Basic, Advanced Family
The Arbinger Institute Leadership Training, 2021
The Star of Texas Fair and Rodeo
Vice Chairman, Committeeman, 2008- present
The Junior League of Austin, Active Member, 2013 – 2017

Knowing Alyson, you'd know... 

*She is the mom to Maggie May, a 5 year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback who has been raised in the law office and loves serving as the trusty Law Dog.
*She loves to dance 

*Integrity and class are key!
*Alyson has been Thomson Reuters Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star every year since 2017

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Emma Sheldon 
Paralegal, Falk Family Law


Emma is from nearby Dripping Springs, Texas and has worked in supportive roles in family law firms since 2016. Emma has been Alyson’s paralegal since January of 2019, and together they provide strong support that clients can rely on to get them through their family law matters and on to the fulfilling lives that await them on the other side.

Emma's strong communication skills and excellent work ethic make her an incredible asset to the Falk Family Law legal process and team. 

"I understand that when clients come to us, they are going through a very difficult and transformative time in their lives. It is important to me that we guide them through the tough time with empathy and support. Trust from our clients is very important to me. I am committed to supporting our clients and guiding them through to the other side." - Emma Sheldon




Austin Community College Paralegal Program, Estimated Graduation: June 2023

Texas State University 
Mass Communications, [Attended, May 2016]


Texas State Bar Paralegal Division 
Austin Community College National Honor Society 

Capitol Area Paralegal Association

Williamson County Bar Paralegal Division

Knowing Emma, you'd know... 

*She grew up in Dripping Springs on her family’s ranch with horses, cows, chickens, and other animals.

*She spends most weekends out at the lake with friends

*She is a big fan of country music, some of her favorites include Garth Brooks, Parker McCollum, and Tim McGraw

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