Dawnelle is a Certified Ad Litem in Texas Courts and regularly represents clients in probate and guardianship matters that include probating of wills, estate administrations, heirship proceedings, guardianships of the person and estate, and court created management trusts. She provides estate planning services to clients that include wills with and without contingent trusts for minors, durable and medical power of attorneys, HIPAA releases, Advance Directives to Physicians, Declaration of Guardian Before the Need Arises, and Supportive Decision-Making Agreements.
An avid supporter of alternative dispute resolution for those in need, Dawnelle has advance family law mediation training and donates up to 40 hours a year providing pro bono mediation to the Denton County Alternative Dispute Resolution Center where she and DCAP participants enjoy an 85% settlement success rate. Dawnelle also provides private mediation services.
Dawnelle lives in Argyle, Texas with her husband, Scott, and has three sons: Kyle, Reese, and Mitchell. She loves gardening, jazz music, and her Silver French Vanier Persian, Ellie Mae. She joined Lewis, Passons & Darnell, P.C. as an associate attorney on March 1, 2022.
Dawnelle Thompson’s Experience Includes:
Licensed to practice law by the Supreme Court of Texas – 2010
Certified Texas Ad Litem for Probate and Guardianship – 2010 to date
Member – State Bar of Texas Family Law Section
Member – State Bar of Texas Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Section
Member – Denton County Bar Association
Member – Denton County Family Law Section
Member – Denton County Real Estate, Probate, and Trust Section