Practice Areas

social security disability

Social Security Disability

Social Security Disability Law is a focus for our firm

Since 1974, our firm has been on the cutting edge of Social Security and SSI disability law, handling thousands of Social Security cases in Canton and East Texas. We have watched the Social Security Administration change from mountainous paper files to internet and electronic [Learn more…]

wills and will contests

Wills and Will Contests

Your Last Will and Testament is important to your family

We can prepare your document to preserve your estate for the heirs you care about and minimize that burden on your family and/or heirs at your death. So many Will Contests and Estate Litigations often begin with a poorly written will. These are often pulled from the internet to save the cost [Learn more…]

probate and estate litigation

Probate and Estate Litigation

Experienced in Guardianship, Estate and Will matters.

When Mr. Ray first moved home to Van Zandt County, he became the youngest County Judge in Texas. While he was sitting on the bench, he ruled on hundreds of Probate matters, Estate proceedings, Adult Guardianships, and Will Contests. As a Judge, he learned Estate and Probate [Learn more…]

civil law

Civil & Business Litigation

This firm represents business clients of all sizes.

This firm represents a number of business clients from the largest corporations to the smallest sole proprietorships. Disputes over business matters, and of course, money, require an attorney to fight for the rights of his clients in Court and to also [Learn more…]

Personal Injury

We emphasize a plaintiff-based personal injury

Plaintiffs are those who are the victims and have been damaged. Commonly, the victims, through their attorney, are forced to “legally persuade” an insurance company or the perpetrator of the damages to make restitution. Our firm easily handles automobile accident [Learn more…]

Family Law

Skilled litigation experience in divorce and adoption

Contested divorces are always difficult and painful. Splitting property and children is never easy. At Ray and Thatcher, we understand. We have more than 47 years of divorce practice, and we try to handle your divorce in as efficient, competent, and caring manner as possible. [Learn more…]