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Kristy Blurton

Family Attorney at Houston, TX

5.0   6 reviews

also known as Kristy Banda


Licensed for 8 years

About Kristy

Learn Kristy’s areas of practice.

Kristy’s approach is to understand the specific facts and complexities of each divorce or custody case and then to apply a tailor-made strategy. No family is the same; therefore, no approach to a divorce or custody case can be the same. Kristy understands the need to provide clarity and support for her clients. She offers strategies for the fight as well as solutions for settlement. She combines this approach and philosophy with passion and determination to achieve the best result for all her clients in divorce and custody matters.

Kristy’s compassion and expertise in divorce and custody have been recognized by SuperLawyers. Kristy was selected as a SuperLawyers’ “Rising Star” in 2019 and again in 2020. Only 2.5% of lawyers are chosen for this honor each year, and Kristy has now received this recognition two years in a row.

In addition to divorce and custody, Kristy has significant experience with complex property cases, including divorce cases complicated by multifaceted estate planning such as trusts and family limited partnerships, as well as divorces that require forensic accounting. Kristy is well-versed in international divorce and custody issues. She also regularly handles cases for LGBTQ+ clients and non-traditional family units.

Kristy’s courtroom experience in family law is significant and diverse. She has first and second chair trial experience, including jury trial experience. She also has experience in family-law appeals. She has appeared in court in family law cases in throughout the Central Texas and Texas Gulf coast communities.

Kristy is licensed to practice before all Texas state courts and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Kristy has practiced her entire family law career in Austin, Houston, and in the central Texas counties and communities.

Licensed for 8 years
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 2014
Updated 10/23/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | November 28, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Uncontested Divorce.
Kristy Blurton represented me through a divorce that involved residents of two states. She did an outstanding job on, what I thought would be a routine matter, protecting me with every eventuality that could come up. Things I had not thought about were brought to my attention to make sure I knew the possible outcomes. She did everything in a very orderly and purposeful manner to completion. I sure appreciated her help.
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Posted by anonymous | June 9, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Professional and trustworthy
Ms. Blurton represented me in an uncontested case that I had no familiarity with, so I greatly appreciated her experience. She advised on all my questions, and moved the case through as quickly as possible while avoiding obstacles. I fully recommend her for family law matters.
Posted by anonymous | May 13, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Attorney!
Ms. Blurton was hired to represent my ugly case. She was honest, upfront, dedicated, and professional. More importantly, she was kind and understanding. An example of this was her consistent professionalism and support throughout a difficult mediation that lasted approximately 2:30pm until 10:00pm. I truly feel that she represented my daughter and me, which gave me hope in a very dark time.
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Posted by anonymous | March 3, 2016
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Procedural Court Order
I recently hired Ms. Blurton to handle my interests in an uncontested case. While my order was fairly procedural did not require a lawyer, I thought it best to make sure that a professional handled everything and nothing was missed on the documentation that would cause a delay. I could not be happier with my decision to have Ms. Blurton represent me! She made the entire processes go smoothly and kept me informed every step of the way. She was extremely flexible with my travel schedule and was happy to correspond strictly via email / phone as in-person meetings would be hard for me accommodate. Kristy handled everything with minimal disruption and all that was required of me was to show up in court on an agreed upon date. She briefed me on what to expect, what to say, and even went above to let me know what my next steps are after the court phase. Beyond being a highly skilled and extremely knowledgable lawyer, Kristy exhibits a rare vesting in her clients that puts you at ease about knowing that your case will be handled fully, professionally, and right the first time. Thanks you, Kristy for all your hard work, for your flexibility in working with my travel schedule, for handling my case with such expertise, and most importantly, making the entire process easy!
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Posted by Tracy | October 3, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Kristy's Awesome
Kristy was able to step into an emotionally charged issue and help me through it. She is detail oriented and also able to see the bigger picture. This business of divorce and custody issues is never easy, yet she handles it with care and concern. She was always on top of emails and other communication and I knew what was going on with my case almost as quickly as Kristy found out herself. Highly recommend Kristy!!!
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Posted by Kelly Cozart-Lossow | June 29, 2015
Divorce case
Kristy was awesome! She kept my mind focused on the task at hand. She kept me from making emotional decisions. I was always well informed about what she was doing. She kept me focused and gave me pros and cons before asking what I wanted to do. She was ready to fight for me. Kristy also have me great advice on some other issues. She is a great asset to her firm.
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Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 295-295 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.1 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney
  • Diggs & Sadler
  • 2014 - Present

Education

  • Thurgood Marshall School of Law - TSU
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2014

Associations

  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Association of Women Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Speaking Engagements

  • Family Law CLE
  • Starting a Family Law Practice
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (10)
Given (6)
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Family Attorney | Jul 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer! Kristy is an excellent attorney who will go the extra mile for her clients. She is committed to providing honest and smart advice to those she represents. And she will work hard to get them the results they deserve."
Family Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. I was privileged to see Ms. Blurton’s advocacy skills in action. She is one of the smartest attorneys I know, and I’m confident that she continuously outworks opposing counsel."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. i worked with Kristy on a very difficult case. She was part of the Family Law team and I represented her client, who was falsely accused by his spouse, of Assault Family Violence. I was very impressed with Kristy's professionalism and ethics in dealing with opposing counsel and the complicated legal issues in the case. Thanks to Kristy's hard work and devotion the client was extremely satisfied with the result in his case. I would not hesitate to recommend Kristy on a Family Law matter. She gets the job done!"
Unknown Attorney | Nov 16
Relationship: Co-worker
"Kristy is an energizing force for her clients. Her skills, dedication, and decision making allow her to provide exceptional client representation in any environment. I endorse this lawyer."
Divorce and separation Attorney | May 11
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"Kristy Blurton is an outstanding attorney. She possesses the highest ethical standards and gives the utmost care for her clients. She is strong in the courtroom. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer. Kristy is a professional, hard working, and kind attorney. If you are looking for an attorney that will fight for you, she is it!"
Unknown Attorney | Mar 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Kristy for many years and rest assured that she will fight for your rights. She is a passionate attorney with a great deal of knowledge about her field. If you are looking for a Family Law attorney, look no further then Ms. Kristy Blurton."
Family Attorney | Nov 25
Relationship: Co-worker
"Kristy is extremely organized and shows real enthusiasm for learning the ropes. She adapted quickly to our high-paced environment and is a great asset to our office. When you can hand someone an assignment and know it will be done correctly, your entire office becomes more efficient. Kristy is someone you can count on."
Family Attorney | Nov 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. She is a creative thinker, hard worker and compassionate attorney."
Family Attorney | Nov 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have had the pleasure of working with Kristy on several different matters in the last year. She is thorough, responsible, and diligent in her work. She always puts her client's interest first and strives to find the best outcome possible for them. I would not hesitate to recommend her to work on a family law matter."
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