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The Law Office of Jonathan Tanaka, PLLC

Guiding families through legal challenges with compassion and expertise. 

All visits & consults are by appointment only. No walk-ins at this time. 

Proudly Serving Killeen, Harker Heights, and the Central Texas Region

Your Bell County Family Law Attorney

Where do we start?

Initial consultations with your local family law attorney will involve a comprehensive analysis of your unique circumstances and based on what you tell us, we’ll do our best to make personalized recommendations.

If you choose to hire our firm, we’ll walk alongside you through every stage of your matter, including negotiations, mediation, and potential litigation, all with a steadfast commitment to prioritizing your family’s best interests.

Family law matters can be incredibly stressful and complex. You don’t have to navigate this journey alone. Let’s take the first step together.

1. Schedule Your Consult

Once you complete our detailed intake, you can schedule your own consult to discuss your concerns and get your questions answered. The more info you can provide upfront, the better we can utilize the time.

2. Get Informed

At the consult, we'll discuss your rights, determine your goals, and come up with a game plan. We prioritize honesty. If we believe you don't have a case, we'll let you know instead of just taking your money.

3. Stay Connected

Once you review and sign our fee agreement, we'll set you up on our online client portal. You can upload and view documents, message your attorney, and stay in the loop every step of your matter.

Firm Focus

How Are You Different?

At The Law Office of Jonathan Tanaka, PLLC, we pride ourselves on delivering an unparalleled level of personalized and specialized attention to each and every client. 

We understand that navigating through family law matters can be emotionally taxing and complex. We approach every case with a tailored strategy, ensuring that you receive the dedicated support you deserve. From the initial consultation to the final resolution, we are here to guide you step-by-step, providing compassionate guidance and unwavering support throughout the entire process. 

Your story is unique, and so is our commitment to assisting you in achieving the best possible outcome for you and your loved ones.


We prioritize honesty. If we believe you don’t have a case based on what you’re telling us, we’ll let you know right at the consultation. We endeavor to be wise stewards of your time and money. 


Clients have access to their attorney through our portal, ensuring clear and direct communication. Due to our smaller size, we can dedicate more resources and time to each client.


If you’re looking for an “aggressive” attorney, we’re not that. We fight hard for you but we don’t sacrifice integrity to get a cheap win. Our approach prioritizes long-term solutions and fosters cooperation among all parties.

Our Focus

Our Practice Areas

We believe in quality over quantity, which is why we intentionally limit our caseload. 

This approach allows us to dedicate the necessary time and attention to each case, ensuring that your legal matters receive the priority they deserve. 

Our primary focus is on achieving the best outcomes for our clients, and our commitment goes beyond financial gains – it’s about securing your family’s future with the utmost care and dedication.

What People Say About Us

Client Testimonials

Disclaimer: Each review reflects the personal opinion of the individual who wrote it and may not be completely accurate or inclusive of all facts. We have no control over the content of any review. Past case outcomes do not assure future results, as each case is unique and requires individual handling.

About Jonathan Tanaka

Jonathan, a Poulsbo, Washington native and Thomas Edison State College graduate, earned his Juris Doctor from Liberty University School of Law, where he was active in moot court.

He’s committed to giving clients peace of mind, and is known for his friendly approach, quick communication, and strong advocacy.

He recently established his firm in Harker Heights, Texas, and takes pride in serving clients throughout Killeen, Harker Heights, Copperas Cove, and across the Central Texas region.

Jonathan is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas and is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. 

He is married to his wonderful wife, Emma. Together, they enjoy visiting new coffee shops, spending time with family and their many nieces and nephews, and playing a friendly game of pickleball or volleyball. 

Jonathan Tanaka, your family attorney, serving the Central Texas area.


Jonathan earned his Bachelor's degree at Thomas Edison State College and his Juris Doctor at Liberty University School of Law

Practice Areas

We primarily focus on matters involving Family Law, Military-related matters (retirement, visitation, and divorce), Landlord-Tenant situations, and basic Wills.

Recent Recognitions

In 2023, Jonathan received the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award and was recognized as a Texas Rising Star.

Recognitions & Distinctions

Avvo Client's Choice
Rising Stars
Super Lawyers
Texas Pro Bono College
Texas Bar College

Pro Bono College: The State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College recognizes Jonathan Tanaka who performed a minimum of 75 hours of eligible pro bono legal assistance in the 2022 calendar year.

The State Bar of Texas Pro Bono College recognizes attorneys who have far exceeded the State Bar’s aspirational pro bono goal in their efforts to address the vast unmet legal needs of the poor.

Texas Rising Stars: Jonathan has been recognized on the 2023 Texas Rising Stars list compiled by Super Lawyers. This peer designation is awarded only to a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. The Rising Stars selection process takes into account peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors. Rising Stars candidates must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Only 2.5% of attorneys in Texas receive this distinction. 

Frequently-Asked Questions

Generally yes. If there is paperwork to review beforehand (i.e. lease, prior final order, etc.) a fee may be charged. 

We primarily focus on family law matters (i.e. divorce, modifications, enforcements, paternity, etc.) but we also assist with some landlord-tenant, small claims, and can assist with basic wills and power of attorney documents. 

Our firm is based in Harker Heights, Texas, but we represent clients across Texas, including Killeen, Fort Hood, Harker Heights, Copperas Cove, Kempner, Salado, Troy, Gatesville, Belton, Nolanville, Temple, Georgetown, Lampasas, and Burnet within Bell, Burnet, Williamson, Coryell, and Lampasas counties.

It depends. The attorney and the billing staff will make that determination after your consult. 

Yes. We regularly handle military divorces, division of military retirement, and child visitation when one parent is deployed, just to name a few.

Yes, we do! We offer in-person, Zoom, and phone consults. 

No. At this time, we do not accept walk-in visits due to our being a small firm. We are often out of the office at the courthouse, meeting with clients, etc.

Not at this time. Clients are required to pay an initial retainer and work is billed against the retainer. If more work needs to be completed and the client’s retainer balance is depleted, the firm will request that the retainer balance is replenished.

Areas We Serve

We are proud to serve the following areas listed below:

Do you live in another city or county that’s not listed? Feel free to still reach and out and schedule a consult below and we can let you know if we are able to assist! 

Please remember that all visits & consults are by appointment only. No walk-ins at this time. 

Why is it important to know where an attorney typically practices? It’s always a good idea to hire a local attorney who is familiar with that Judge and court.

Plus, because they’re closer to the courthouse, you don’t have to pay as much for their transportation costs vs. an attorney who lives several hours away! 

Schedule Your Consult

To schedule a consult with me, please fill out the below intake form. 

Once you hit “submit’, you will be automatically taken to my calendar page, where you can select a day and time for your consult!

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