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Posted by a Family client, Flag
I hired Ms. Darring for a custody case in a court that was in the news. While she seemed knowledgeable, getting in touch with her was next to impossible. She was not prepared nor forthright regarding the voracity of her availability. Ms Darring is apparently running for family court judge in Galveston County and apparently doesn't have time to properly any clients at the present time. After doing my research, I found that she not only was untruthful with me about my case but in addition, she is running on the Republican ticket even though I have known Ms. Darring to be a long time Democrat, which is how I first met her.
Posted by Ray, a Child Custody client, Flag
Anne helped me with a modification. She spoke to me and my children in a manner you would expect from a good friend. I know she's busy but she always promptly returned my calls. She was never late for court and always came prepared. Anne was ready to bend over backwards to assist me in my case and never kept anything from me, even when it wasn't good news. Her rates are not over-priced and her staff is always friendly and helpful. I would have no problem recommending Anne to any of my friends or family.
Posted by Ryan, a Child Custody client, Flag
I worked with Anne Darring for approximately 3 months on a child custody case that we ended up winning at trial. During preparation for mediation and for trial, I found Anne Darring to be a very good listener and showed a lot of compassion towards the case. She really understood the situation and it was obvious that she had studied the case thoroughly. Anne Darring specializes in family law and was very highly recommended which made me feel very comfortable because I knew that I had the best representation.
Posted by Yolanda, a Child Support client, Flag
Anne B. Darring worked on my child support case. As a mother of an adult child with disabilities , Anne recognized and helped me get the support that my child needed. Anne was always perpared to fight for the needs of my child.
Posted by Briana, a Child Custody client, Flag
Anne was very organized, was willing to take the time to answer questions about concerns I had and listened to my son and what he had to say (which was very important to me!) She wasnt afraid to tell me something I didnt want to hear because she knew I needed to hear it. Her staff was always helpful and followed up on every single phone call! Even when I had a question about my itemized bill, they looked into it and explained in detail so that I could understand each and every charge. Not only will she be first on my list if I should ever need an attorney again, but she's the only person I will ever recommend if asked!
Posted by Linda, a Divorce client, Flag
Anne was my 2nd attorney who represented me for my divorce. She has highly recommended by another attorney friend of my family. She was always on top of things and kept me informed concerning my case. She did have her assistants handle the paperwork for the most part, but Anne was on top of things. Her and everyone in her office including the receptionist were very professional and treated me as though they truly cared about me and what was in my best interest. If necessary, I would use her services again. I would recommend her firm to everyone.
Posted by Molly New, a Family client, Flag
I would hire Anne Darring again in a heartbeat. I was overwhelmed with the custody situation I was facing. I had interviewed, consulted with, and considered atleast 7 other attorneys prior to meeting with Anne. Though many had the creditials, the office, the staff, the look, the pricetag, or the words, I walked from each conversation feeling uncertain, nervous, and untrusting of the attorneys. Never once did I feel other attorneys were hearing me and mostly just felt they were condescending and minimizing my very real, personal concerns.
After consulting with Anne, I hired her on the spot. I walked away believing my case was as important to her as it was to me. I believed as left her office she and her staff would undoubtedly fight for what was just and fair. Never was once did I doubt her sincerety. The best characteristic possessed by Anne and her staff was their ability to educate and empower me to endure an awful situation. Anne and staff are honest and forthcoming, they "shoot from the hip", so to speak. I would and do recommend people to Anne Darring for all family legal needs.
Posted by Therese, a Appeals client, Flag
I have worked in the legal field for many years and have an enormous amount of respect for Anne Darring. She is knowledgeable and keeps herself family law knowledge current. She is recognized and well respected in Galveston County. She is very personable and easy to be around. Her office staff is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable in their own right. If - heaven forbid - I were to need a divorce again, she would be the first person I would call. I would recommend her to friend.
Posted by a client, Flag
I came to Ms. Darring when had missed a court date . She and her staff swung into action and saved me from real trouble. They were persistent,, and agressive for me. It was great to have someone fight for me in a professional and effective manner. I'd hire her again.
Posted by William, a Family client, Flag
Anne has represented me twice SO FAR. This second time she was amazing when the mother of my four year old tried to move across country at last minute without any notice. She worked extremely fast and I couldn't be happier to have my daughter still with me. I recommend her to anyone who asks me.
Posted by a Family client, Flag
I used Anne Darring's legal service for a child support mediation case. I had to withdraw her from my case because she refused to contact me at all. There were two court dates that they neglected to tell me about and may case was almost automatically dismissed for lack of activity. My bill was very high, by comparison for work that didn't seem to be done. I do not recommend her or anyone in her office.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
Anne represented me in my divorce/custody case. I had been represented by one attorney before her and switched to her based upon a referral of a friend. My case was heading downward until Anne came in and picked up the pieces. Her and her staff kept me informed and if I ever wanted to speak directly to my attorney I did not get the run around as I did with my previous attorney.
After a long hard fight I kept the custody of my children and was awarded a fair property division. Thanks Anne for caring for my case like you did!
Posted by None of your business, a Family client, Flag
She does give a great sales pitch then your passed around from para-legal to para-legal regarding all the mistakes they make.
Appears she is too busy for my case and is representing my soon to be ex as well.
I have to beg for information and/or corrections to the many mistakes they have made to date. Can't wait to have this relationship with her and her staff end!
Posted by Karen, a Child Custody client, Flag
Anne Darring has represented me in the past and also currently worked on a case for me. She is confident and can get the job done.
I highly recommend her to anyone needing help on a family law case.
Posted by Mike, a Real Estate client, Flag
Ann is an outstanding lawyer, she handled my case in a professional and timely manner. I wouldn't hasitate to use her services again and I would
recommend her to anyone.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I used Anne's services about six years ago then again more recently. She is both nonjudgmental and good at boosting a client's confidence without being unrealistic. Always on the ball!
Posted by Jason, a Child Custody client, Flag
Anne helped me get an expanded possession order for my daughter. She was very knowledgeable and patient in dealing with a diffcult spouse. Every thing she advised me on was correct and in the end resulted in me getting more than I had anticipated. As a result I have a better relationship with my daughter and she is with me almost half the time. Thanks Anne!
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I originally found Anne by her billboard in my town. I hadn't considered retaining a lawyer and thought that my divorce could be handled amicably. That is what my husband suggested we do until I was served one afternoon by his lawyer and came to learn that I would soon have to give up my home and pretty much be left with nothing. My 13 year old son and I were trying to make it alone with me not making enough to purchase my home from him or my car. Anne gave me insight to the ways of divorce that I otherwise would never have known. I now know that if I were to do as my husband suggested I would be without a home or a car. She helped my through a very hard time in my life through her compassion and knowledge. It was also a blessing to have another woman understand the pain women go through when their husbands tell them he wants a divorce.
Posted by Pamela, a Divorce client, Flag
Anne Darring has been my lawyer since 1997. She is the best. Anne was helped me through 2 divorces and a custody battle for my son for his children. Anne maked you feel like you are her only case and is there for you every step of the way. She is a lawyer that really cares for clients.
Posted by Estelle, a Child Custody client, Flag
Ms. Darring, represented my family in a chid custody case, when my son's father tried to take him from me within a month after he was born. She was my second attorney and had to work twice as hard to fix the problems my first attorney had done on the temporary hearing. Ms. Darring took care of my case with compassion, hard work, excellent representation and after a week long Jury Trial 12 jurors decided to rule in my favor. Ms. Darring had won the case for me. The closing argument Ms. Darring gave at my trial was remarkable, she truly captured the reasoning behind why the best interest of my son would be served with him living with me. She always advised me on my case with honesty. I have recommended several people to her and every one of them have been extremely happy with her services. I will always recommend Ms. Darring to anyone needing an attorney even you the reader.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Used this lawyer during my divorc several years ago. She did not do her homework even when I provided all the information. Seemed as though she let her assistant handle the majority of my case. Very dissapointed with my results, if she would have spent a little more time reviewing my case and paid a little more attention to detail it may not have cost me an additionsl 30K. Thanks for the help!!!