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Dan "Martin" Fergus, III


Areas of Practice
  • All Family Law Matters

    • Child Custody ​

    • Child Support

    • Paternity

    • Divorce

    • Adoption


Bar Admissions​
  • State Bar of Texas, 2014

  • Federal Court Admittance: Texas Northern District Court, 2017

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)

    • Honors: Board Of Barristers

    • Honors: Administrative Law Journal, Staff Editor and Articles Editor

  • Texas Tech Rawls Graduate School of Business, M.B.A.

  • Southwestern University, College of Political Science

    • Major: Moody College of Communication, B.A. Political Science


Honors and Awards
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star Recipient, 3 Years In A Row (2021-2023)

  • Texas Tech School of Law - Administrative Law Journal Outstanding Articles Editor, 2014

  • Texas Tech School of Law - Distinction Award (Top Grade In Class), Contracts & Collaborative Legal Theory, 2011, 2013


Non-Profit Leadership Positions
  • Boys & Girls Club Of Abilene, Board Director, 2016-2020

  • Future Fund Board Member (part of the Community Foundation of Abilene), 2019-2021

Professional Memberships​​

  • Abilene Bar Association, 2014 - 2021

  • Texas Young Lawyers Association, 2014 - 2021

Just For Fun
  • Kappa Sigma, 2006-2010

Meet Martin, our fearless family law litigator at Fergus & Tomanka, PLLC. With years of courtroom experience, he's a battle-tested litigant passionate about fighting for your family's rights.

How Martin Contributes To Your Client Experience:

Provide His Legal Opinion On Your Case

  • Answers Questions About:​

    • Legal Fees For Services
    • Child Support Calculations
    • Custody Considerations
    • Judge's Rulings​
    • Detailed Case Update & Legal Matters
  • Litigation + Court Expert
Short Bio 

As a skilled divorce attorney in Austin, Martin champions high-net-worth clients, entrepreneurs, parents, and LGBTQ+ families through their most contentious family law battles – divorces, child custody disputes, support modifications, and more. His client-focused approach begins by truly understanding your unique situation through active listening.


Combining astute legal analysis with his business acumen, Martin develops personalized strategies to protect your interests, whether through steadfast negotiation or aggressive litigation. No case is too complex for his resourceful representation, honed through numerous hearings, trials, and respected credentials.


When your family's future is on the line, you want a tenacious yet level-headed lawyer like Martin by your side. His ability to distill problems, calculate support, gauge rulings, and transparently guide you through legal technicalities provides the clarity and confidence you need during turmoil.


Trust Martin's expertise to vigorously defend your parental rights, assets, and legacy through meticulous preparation and an uncompromising spirit. With him in your corner, you'll stay informed every step of the contentious battle – and emerge with the favorable outcome you deserve.

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