Kris is a strong advocate of the Collaborative Law process for its ability to custom-craft solutions and minimize conflict. She is knowledgeable on the impact of divorce on children, and works with clients to develop effective co-parenting relationships.
She devotes considerable time and energy to collaborative professional organizations and has served as trustee and president of the board of the Collaborative Divorce Texas. She also conducts collaborative trainings for other professionals. Another passion of hers is ensuring access to justice for all through her involvement with Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas who bestowed upon her the J. Chrys Dougherty Award for dedication and commitment to access to justice for all.
Kris is a member of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, and several other professional organizations. She has been named by Woodward and White Press as the Lawyers of the Year Family Law 2011 and 2015, Collaborative Law: Family Law 2013, 2016, and 2018, and Family Law Mediation 2019 in Austin.
At GoransonBain and GoransonBain Ausley, we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver sound legal advice while attempting to de-escalate contentious, emotional situations. Our legal team can help the residents of Texas with the following family law matters: