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Bryan K. Buchanan

Experienced Denton criminal defense and divorce attorney ready to stand by you

Bryan Buchanan dedicates his family and criminal law practice to helping clients through life changes and challenges. He has been fighting for others since his days with the U.S. Marine Corps (Vietnam and Yom Kippur War). He has a strong and extensive record of winning at the negotiation table and in court.

Divorce and adoption lawyer in Denton and Tarrant Counties

Attorney Bryan Buchanan’s concern for and understanding of the pain and the issues involved in divorce come from personal experience as well as from many years of representing clients. As the father of three daughters, he understands the needs of children — and how important it is to protect their interests. As a new grandfather, he is also sensitive to the hopes, cares and rights of grandparents in a divorce.

Bryan Buchanan also has significant experience helping clients with all other aspects of family law, including adoptions and estate planning.

Whether you are facing the tough issues of divorce, the hopeful anticipation of adoption or just the thoughtful planning of your estate, Bryan Buchanan dedicates himself to ensuring the best possible outcome for you.

When you need a legal champion by your side for a Denton divorce or Tarrant criminal defense, call us

Bryan Buchanan understands what you are going through and is ready to help with your adoption, your divorce or your criminal defense. Call us today to talk about your case and your legal needs. We are conveniently located across from the Denton County courthouse, in the Tejas Building. For a free initial consultation with Bryan Buchanan, contact us online or call us at 940.312.6748.

Family law practice areas

  • Adoptions
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Divorce
  • Grandparent custody
  • Grandparent visitation rights
  • Marital property law
  • Name changes
  • Paternity
  • Post-divorce modifications
  • Post-nuptial agreements
  • Premarital agreements
  • Restraining orders
  • Spousal support
  • Termination of parental rights
  • Visitation rights

Criminal defense lawyer in Tarrant County

Bryan Buchanan aggressively fights for those accused of crimes in Tarrant County. His experience as a defense attorney and a judge allows him to understand all sides of a case. As a result, he can prepare and vigorously argue the most effective case for you. He has a decades-long record of successfully getting charges dismissed or reduced, and of defending clients at trial.

Criminal law practice areas

  • Assault
  • Burglary, theft
  • Conspiracy
  • Driving license suspension
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Drug crimes
  • Embezzlement
  • Extortion
  • Forgery
  • Fraud
  • Mail fraud
  • Homicide, manslaughter, murder
  • Sex crimes
  • Sexual assault
  • Weapons charges


Private practice, family law attorney in Denton and Tarrant Counties, Texas, 1980 – present

Criminal law in Tarrant County, Texas

Keller Municipal Judge, 1993 – 1995


State Bar of Texas, 1980

Second Court of Appeals, Fort Worth, Texas

Supreme Court of Texas


J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1980

B.A., Business, Texas Christian University, 1976

Associations and memberships

State Bar of Texas (Family Law Section)

Tarrant County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

Denton County Family Law Association

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association



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Buchanan and Meyer

103 S. Woodrow Lane, Suite 1Denton, TX 76205Phone: 940.312.6748