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Our Practice Areas in Family Law


Practice Areas

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support Matters
  • Custody Modifications 
  • Matters involving CPS 

Our Approach

We are the law firm you can trust. So often, lawyers have a terrible reputation and family law lawyers specifically. We pride ourselves on honesty despite how it may affect our bottom line. We want you to know that we are on your side and will give our honest opinions and advise at every turn. 

At our law firm, we specialize in bringing the law to your corner. Kris Hayes is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization at We are dedicated to understanding what results you want and to helping you understand what actions we can take on your behalf. We will work with you every step of the way to make sure that you understand the choices you are making and feel empowered to make them. 

At Balekian Hayes, PLLC, your case is our priority. We keep our caseload small to better provide the service we have become known for. Our team’s in-depth knowledge and insights about family law and how to make effective strategies for your situation have earned us a reputation as the aggressive advocates clients can trust.

A Team in Your Corner


When you face a serious concern with your family’s well-being, sometimes the only solution is to make legal changes to your situation. However, with family law cases being as complicated as they often are, having the help of a reliable family law lawyer on your side could be the difference between a satisfactory solution and one that will cause severe hardship. The Dallas family law attorneys at Balekian Hayes, PLLC bring honesty to the industry and will advise on each case as if it were their own. We are here to help you and your family.  Call today and schedule your initial consultation.

Call us at (214) 828-2800 to get started.


Our Attorneys


Kris Balekian Hayes

Kris Balekian Hayes

Kris Balekian Hayes

Direct Line: 469-498-0404

 Kris is board certified in the area of family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Kris earned her law degree at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio after completing her Bachelor of Business Administration at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She continued her education by earning a Master of Business Administration at St. Mary’s University School of Business.  Kris has four children and lives in Dallas with her husband Phillip. Kris is a credentialed mediator in all civil, family and CPS matters. 


Justin Whiddon

Kris Balekian Hayes

Kris Balekian Hayes

Direct Line: 469-498-0403

Justin lives in Dallas where he enjoys playing golf, spending time with friends and family, and watching America’s team — the Dallas Cowboys. As a Texas native, Justin earned his law degree at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M University School of Law). He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Arkansas after attending the Sam M. Walton School of Business. Justin has found a passion in divorce and family law. 

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