“I set my sights on what is important to me and move forward.” – Mary Ann Beaty
Since 1975, the Law Offices of Mary Ann Beaty, P.C., has been helping families in north Texas in the areas of divorce, child custody, estate planning, and family law. Attorney Mary Ann Beaty knows that you and your family are facing very important decisions that can affect you and your family for many years.
She will help you find solutions, offering advice and thoroughly explaining your options, ultimately, you are the one who will make choices for your family. At the Law Offices of Mary Ann Beaty, P.C. they are committed to helping you find the best results in your family matter.
Mary Ann Beaty has been practicing law for 48 years. She is admitted to the Texas Bar, 1974, the U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1976, the U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1981, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1993, the U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1993 and U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993.
Ms. Beaty has helped people through difficult family issues, helping people make informed decisions regarding financial needs after a divorce and the needs of your children with child custody arrangements, as well as child support and visitation.
Ms. Beaty is also board certified in family law, she is a trained mediator, providing mediation services to people who are not already her legal clients. She also practices collaborative law. Both of these methods of dispute resolution are more family friendly than litigation; they are also more cost-effective.
In addition, Mary Ann Beaty helps families with their estate planning (wills, trust, probate, powers of attorney, tax planning). She will will work with you to develop a comprehensive plan to address your legal needs, integrating your values and vision to help you achieve your goals.
Ms. Beaty received her J.D. with Honors from The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, 1975 and B.A. from the University of Texas, Arlington,1971, Phi Alpha Theta, Certified Legal Specialties-Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Basic and Advanced Mediation Training, Texas Women’s University, 2002.
Ms. Beaty is a member of the American Bar Associations, Family Law Section, Member, 1975 – Present, the State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section, Member, 1971 – Present, College of the State Bar of Texas, Dallas Bar Association, General Member and Member of Family Law Section, Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member, St. Thomas More Society, Member, 1985 – Present, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists (TAFLS).
Ms. Beaty is a published author her works include: Notes and Articles Editor, American Journal of Criminal Law 1972, Case Note Roe v Wade 1975, Legal Problems Often Faced by Parents of Children Who Become Users of Alcohol or Drugs, Contributing Author Dallas Bar Association, 1975, and Progressive Adoptions, Issues and Ethics, February, 1992.
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