Cornett Law Firm Practice Areas

Bill Cornett Law Firm Practices in Several Fields

Personal Injury

Bill Cornett has over 45 years of experience representing clients and receiving recoveries for clients in truck collisions, auto collisions, industrial injuries, medical malpractice, nursing home injuries and wrongful death cases in the Amarillo area resulting in many recoveries of over $1,000,000 up to $6,000,000 plus for seriously injured clients.




Probate Law

Probate is the legal process of winding up a person’s affairs after they pass away. Horror stories about probate being an expensive, complicated process are mostly not true. Sometimes a probate is unnecessary, and we at Cornett Law Firm are glad to tell our clients if a probate needs to be filed.






Family Law

Bill Cornett, at the Cornett Law Firm, has successfully handled hundreds of family law cases including divorces and child custody matters for our clients in the Texas Panhandle.

Divorce Law

Child Custody

Child Support

                                                 Premarital Agreements




Criminal Law

Bill Cornett has over 45 years of Criminal Law experience representing defendants in Amarillo and most counties of the Texas Panhandle. He knows the District Attorney’s and Judges in those courts. He knows the types of people who will likely serve on juries in those counties. Bill has successfully defended criminal defendants in cases ranging from simple assault to murder, which resulted in not-guilty verdicts.





Many individuals ask, “If I am stopped by a police officer, Should I take a breath test. First, do not drink and drive, but if you do get stopped by an officer never take the breath test. This test has often proven to  be an inaccurate test. Operator error by the officer administering the test, often causes a false positive result. You have the perfect right to refuse the breath test.





Drug Cases

Drug Cases - Possession of marijuana, Heroin, OzyXontin, Meth, delivery of possession of controlled substances


Do not ruin your life with a drug conviction on your record. If you have been accused or arrested with any drug charge you need an advocate. Call Bill Cornett, an experienced attorney, who can work to protect your rights.




Estate Planning

The Cornett Law Firm is experienced in drafting and executing wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills or directives to physicians. Everyone should consider, in advance, what is best for them and their loved ones. Most individuals do not need elaborate, expensive estate plans. However, they do need proper inexpensive estate plans which are developed specifically for their situation. Bill Cornett at the Cornett Law Firm can help.





Agricultural Law

Bill Cornett grew up on a farm in Knox County, Texas. He received a degree from Texas Tech University in Agricultural Economics and has owned and operated farm and ranch land, raised crops and cattle on pasture and in feedlots over the past 45 years. He has represented many clients in all aspects of agriculture. Bill Cornett has legal experience in agricultural real estate, leases, mineral leases, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, land partitions, cattle deals, estate planning, and government programs.
















Cornett Law Firm - Amarillo Attorney Bill Cornett


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Bill Cornett


Bill Cornett grew up on a farm in Knox City, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law School. Bill was licensed to practice law in the State of Texas in 1973.

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