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Ms. Anne Turner Beletic

Ms. Anne Turner Beletic: Attorney with Law Office of Anne Turner Beletic

Biography

Anne Turner Beletic has been Board Certified in Family Law since 1990 and has practiced exclusively in family law for over 20 years. She is an experienced litigator, negotiator, and collaborative law professional. She specializes in complex divorce property and custody cases as well as jurisdictional disputes, interstate custody and child supports claims, modification of support, conservatorship and visitation and pre and post marital agreements. Although most of her cases settle, she is well trained and experienced for court if the case requires it.

Ms. Beletic is a

of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (a prestigious national group of family law attorneys), the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists and a member of the Family Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas and the Dallas Bar Association. She is also a Fellow of the Dallas Bar Foundation, and a member of the Collaborative Law Institute. She has been a featured speaker and author at the Advanced Family Law seminars and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and has taught on numerous subjects, including summary judgement, visitation, child support, alter ego, fiduciary responsibilities in divorce, bankruptcy and family law, piercing the corporate veil, drafting and enforcement of property orders, and discovery.

As a parent herself, Ms. Beletic has extensive experience in the creative resolution of disputes concerning children without litigation, however, she is also known for her zealous advocacy and knowledge of trial and courtroom tactics. She is experienced in difficult cases including those involving claims of sexual abuse ( both defending and where it is confirmed) parental alienation, neglect, and other abuse. Her representation has included mothers, fathers, non parents, grandparents, and non- traditional third parties and same sex parents.

With regard to property issues, Ms. Beletic has over 20 years of experience representing high net-worth individuals as well as families in financial crisis ( including bankrutcy issues)and has consistently been recognized and rated as preeminent ( Martindale- HubbLe ratings annually of AV 5 out of 5 peer review) and excellent by other family law attorneys.

Texas Monthly Super Lawyers, 2003-2010, 2012-2014 Fellow: American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

-Fellow, Texas Association of Family Law Specialists

-Collaborative Law Institute

-State Bar of Texas, Family Law Section

-Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists

-Martindale Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers Member

-Texas Family Law Foundation Member

-North Texas Association of Family Law Attorneys (1990-1996)

-Law Mentor for North Texas Legal Services

-Family Texas Family Law Practice Manual Revisions Committee

-Dallas Bar Association (1991-1996 Past Director/Family Law Section)

-Past Member of the Family Law Council

-Prior Editor, Editorial Advisory Board for Texas Family Law Evidence

-Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation

Bar/Professional Activity:

-Author/Speaker for the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges at the Judicial Institute: Family Law on "Social Media and the Courts: What Judges Need to Know Both In and Out of the Courtroom", 2013

-Author/Speaker for Marriage Dissolution Institute on "Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plans", 2000

-Author/Speaker at Advanced Family Law Course on "A Discussion of the New Transmutation and Reimbursement Legislation", 1999

-Panelist at the New Frontiers in Marital Property Law on "Fiduciary Duties of Spouses and Post-Schlueter Remedies", 1998

-Author/Speaker at Marriage Dissolution Institute on "Mediation and Defending or Attacking Mediated Settlement Agreements", 1998

-Panel Member at Advanced Family Law Seminar Workshop on "Custody Experts", 1996

-Author/Speaker at Advanced Family Law Course on "Mediation Problems, Settlement Agreements & Enforceability Issues", 1996

-Author/Speaker at Advanced Family Law Course on "Bankruptcy and Family Law", 1994

-Author/ "Cold-Cross: Cross Examination of Disclosed but Nondeposed Witnesses - A Checklist"; Author/ "The Ultimate Trial Notebook: Family Law", Austin, 1994

-Author/Speaker at the Texas Center for the Judiciary, Inc. seminar entitled Complex Family Law Litigation on "Fiduciary Responsibility", 1993

-Author/Speaker at the 16th Annual Marriage Dissolution seminar on "Summary Judgment", 1993

-Author/Speaker at Advanced Family Law Course on "Severance, Joinder and Separate Trial", 1993

-Author/Speaker at the 1992 Advanced Family Law seminar on "Alter Ego and Piercing the Corporate Veil" and participant in "Custody Workshop", 1992

-Author/Speaker at Advanced Family Law seminar on "Discovery Workshop", 1991

-Author/Speaker for Marriage Dissolution Institute seminar on "Drafting and Enforcement of Property Orders", 1990

-Speaker for the South Texas Judicial Conference on "Significant Family Law Decisions", 1990

-Speaker for the State Bar of Texas seminar entitled Family Law for the Experienced Non-Specialist on "Guidelines: Support and Visitation", 1989

-Author/Speaker for the State Bar of Texas seminar entitled Selected Issues in Property and Parent-Child Relationships on "Selected Considerations in Visitation", 1988

Pro bono/Community Service:

-Big sister to a little sister in the Big Brother Big Sister program, 2014

-Auxilary Member of "Rainbow Days"; Frequent DVAP volunteer; Dallas Bar Association "Ask a lawyer"; Artist contributor to the Texas Family Law Foundation, Children's Advocacy Center; National Charity League Foundation 2013-2014

(Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Modification of Child Custody and Child Support
  • Pre- and Post-Marital Agreements
  • Enforcement Actions
  • Collaborative Law and Mediation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
214-953-0017  Phone
214-953-1312  Fax
University Attended:
Southern Methodist University, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., 1984
Year of First admission:
1985
Admission:
1985, Texas
Certifications:
(Board Certified, Family Law, Texas Board Of Legal Specialization)
ISLN:
903043227
Hobbies & interests:
Painting, travel, Wanna be supermom

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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  • 5.0/5.0 3 reviews
  • 100% client recommended 3 recommendations
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  • 5.0/5.0 on 01/30/14

    Anne is a great family lawyer. She represented me three times over the past 15 years and most recently 3 months ago. Each time was a success. Her legal advice as well as... Read more

    Anne is a great family lawyer. She represented me three times over the past 15 years and most recently 3 months ago. Each time was a success. Her legal advice as well as general family related advice has been invaluable to me.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 11/09/11

    A consummate professional. Anne Turner Beletic will swim deep for you and fight for you as if the stakes were her own. She is a true leader who will take charge from the... Read more

    A consummate professional. Anne Turner Beletic will swim deep for you and fight for you as if the stakes were her own. She is a true leader who will take charge from the get go. She comes prepared, she delivers, she masterfully exposes the truth as only a highly experienced, fine tuned, top rate professional can do. If you are familiar with the term being "in the zone", this is where she resides! Change and equality are possible with a lawyer such as Anne Turner Beletic working for you.

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  • 5.0/5.0 on 10/14/11

    In all of my dealings with Anne Turner Beletic, she has been professional, knowledgeable, and willing to explain/answer in detail, any questions I have had. Read more

    In all of my dealings with Anne Turner Beletic, she has been professional, knowledgeable, and willing to explain/answer in detail, any questions I have had.

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