Charles L. Daugherty

Counsel, Litigation Section Head

Practice Areas

Probate Litigation

Guardianship Litigation

Probate & Guardianship Administration



University of Houston Law Center
Juris Doctorate

Texas A&M University
Bachelor of Business


Charles L. Daugherty joined Ford + Bergner LLP in 2016, bringing with him an extensive background in real estate, construction, commercial and business litigation.  For nearly fourteen years, Mr. Daugherty has successfully represented local and national clients in state courts, federal courts, appellate courts and arbitration proceedings.  He has prosecuted and defended a wealth of litigation matters, including matters concerning general business disputes, partnership disputes, contract disputes, property tax matters, employment issues, insurance coverage disputes and bad faith claims, consumer transactions, mechanic’s liens, construction defect claims, breach of fiduciary duty claims, termination of contract issues, Texas Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act violations, defamation and fraud matters.

In addition to the above, Mr. Daugherty has appeared in district courts in counties throughout Texas, including Harris, Montgomery, Fort Bend, Brazoria, Dallas, Bexar, Travis, Williamson and Brazos counties, among others.  At Ford Bergner, LLP, Mr. Daugherty utilizes his extensive litigation background to effectively and efficiently handle the contested matters that arise in the context of probate.

Our Houston office conveniently serves our clients in Harris, Montgomery, Brazoria, Galveston, and Fort Bend counties, while our Dallas office serves clients in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, and Collin counties.