Phone: 940-382-4200


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Aggressive Trial Attorneys

Paine & Nolter, P.C., offers legal representation to individuals in Denton County, Texas, and surrounding communities.

With over 40 years of combined experience, the attorneys at the firm have acquired extensive knowledge of the law to help with a wide variety of legal matters with a focus on criminal and juvenile defense, and family law matters.

Henry Paine, gained experience working as a Prosecutor in various parts of the state of Texas prior to establishing Marsh, Paine & Nolter, P.C.

Edward Nolter joined the firm in 2015 after spending three years with another well-established law firm in Denton County where he practiced criminal law, family law, juvenile law, probate, and civil litigation.

For specific information about the background of each of our lawyers, click on the individual links below:


debbieDebbie Paine, Office Manager:
Debbie has strived to meet clients’ needs as a legal
assistant and office manager for over 35 years. In 1998, she received her B.A. in applied arts and sciences from the University of North Texas, where she graduated cum laude. Debbie has been married to Hank since 1991. Debbie and Hank have three children and three grandchildren

Rocio Soto, Legal Assistant: 

Rocio Soto joined Paine & Nolter, P.C. in 2015 as a legal assistant. Rocio attended Texas Woman’s University and graduated in May of 2015 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Government with an emphasis in legal studies. Rocio is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Contact Our Office

Call us at 940-382-4200 to speak with one of our lawyers. An online form is also available. Located across the street from the jail and courthouse at 1317 E. McKinney, Ste. 109, Denton, Texas 76209 and we accept credit cards and PayPal.