Albany Divorce Lawyers

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Lorna M. Jaynes
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Experienced & Compassionate California Divorce Lawyer! Call for a Consultation!

I am a dedicated and skilled divorce law attorney. I limit my practice to settlement, specializing in collaborative law and mediation. Visit my website to see client testimonials and reviews, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Ethan M. Weisinger
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Dedicated Divorce Lawyer! Striving to Do What is Best for You & Your Family!

I am a skilled and experienced family law attorney. I am committed to protecting the rights and interests of my clients! You and your family come first! Visit my website for client reviews and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Giselle F. Guro
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California Divorce Lawyer

Giselle F. Guro is an associate attorney at The Law Offices of Ethan M. Weisinger, Inc. Her previous family law experience includes clerking for a family law firm in Walnut Creek and participating in her law school’s... Read More »
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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Open! Phone Consults Daily. Exclusive Representation for Discerning Clients.

A recipient of multiple awards, seen on Fox and ABC News, and honored by dozens of client testimonials, Ali Shahrestani offers intense and affordable representation, consistent communications & professional advocacy. Read More »
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Maxwell Charles Livingston Esq.
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Albany, CA Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(510) 860-5919 1050 Kains Ave. #A1
Albany, CA 94706
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Elder and Entertainment & Sports
Marquette University Law School and Marquette University Law School
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Albany, CA Divorce Lawyer with 39 years experience
(510) 526-5146 901 Peralta Ave
Albany, CA 94706
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
Angela N Bryant
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Berkeley, CA Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(510) 922-0904 2222 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of California - Davis
My approach to each family law case is specifically tailored to the needs of each client. Some cases require aggressive litigation, while other times, settlement is the best (and cheapest) choice for all involved. As your attorney, you can expect me to give you guidance based on the law, and to be transparent with you about your options. My role is to advise you, but not to make decisions for you. I enjoy partnering with my clients to get them their desired outcome. I am also very responsive to client communication. I pride myself on keeping you...
Ariel Winger
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Berkeley, CA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(510) 564-0585 2832 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatDivorce and Family
New College of California
I began practicing family law in 1999 and worked for a non-profit for 5 years where I successfully represented survivors of domestic violence and their children in court. In 2007 started my own family law practice to offer services for those who want to divorce using a non-adversarial model. I offer Mediation, Collaborative Practice, and other forms of settlement oriented methods of divorce that seek to find a mutually agreeable resolution for both parties.
Trevor Caldwell Thorpe
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Berkeley, CA Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(415) 981-3111 2030 Addison Street, Suite 300,
Berkeley, CA 94704
Divorce and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
Martin James Elmer
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Berkeley, CA Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
(510) 644-2411 1919 Addison St, #105
Berkeley, CA 94704
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Thomas V. Roland
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BERKELEY, CA Divorce Lawyer with 48 years experience
(510) 841-1500 1830 Berkeley Way
BERKELEY, CA 94703
Divorce, Appeals, Business and Domestic Violence
U of San Francisco School of Law
Daphne DeMorris Yeldell
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Oakland, CA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(510) 655-8013 PO Box 3011
Oakland, CA 94609
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
San Francisco Law Sch
Alex Verbeck
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Berkeley, CA Divorce Lawyer
(415) 212-8253 2120 University Ave.,
Berkeley, CA 94704
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Landlord Tenant
Lewis & Clark Law School
Erin A. Levine
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Emeryville, CA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(510) 595-4112 5801 Christie Ave.
Suite 387
Emeryville, CA 94608
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Sarah Van Voorhis
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Success & Experience Advocating for Client Rights and Interests! Call for Help!

I am an experienced and determined divorce law attorney. I am dedicated to delivering the best possible results to those going through a divorce! Visit my website to see client testimonials. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Stuart I. MacKenzie
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Dedicated & Compassionate Divorce Attorney! Protecting Your Rights & Interests!

For over 20 years I have provided exceptional legal representation focused on the unique needs of those going through a divorce. Visit my website for reviews and information about your rights. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Veronica Natalya Panella
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El Cerrito, CA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(510) 233-0572 11100 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Divorce, Elder and Family
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Sharon Alkire
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Berkeley, CA Divorce Lawyer
(510) 761-5792 Law Office of Sharon Alkire
1900 Addison Street, #200
Berkeley, CA 94704
Divorce and Family
Debra Schoenberg
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(415) 834-1120 575 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Divorce and Family
University of New Hampshire School of Law
DEBRA R. SCHOENBERG, ESQ., HAS A LONG AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER.
More than thirty years ago, she established her own firm, which has vast experience and expertise in the highly sensitive and complex practice of family law. Ms. Schoenberg has established a professional reputation for thoroughness, strategic thinking, keen attention to detail, loyalty, and dedication to client service.

Today Ms. Schoenberg handles cases that range from complex financial issues and extensive marital estates, to high-conflict custody matters. Adept at negotiating resolutions as well as aggressively pursuing litigated outcomes, she also handles straightforward family law cases, pre- and post-marital agreements, and marital settlements. Ms....
Ariel Sosna
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 274-2530 601 Montgomery St
#525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Ariel Sosna is a founding partner of Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP. She is certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Sosna has been exclusively practicing family law in California (San Francisco Bay Area) since 2007.

Ms. Sosna received her J.D., with a concentration in Family Law, from U.C. Hastings School of the Law and her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley.

Before starting her own practice, Ms. Sosna was an associate at a well-known San Francisco law firm. She was co-chairperson of the Family Law Section of the San Francisco...
Kiana Moradi
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(415) 872-1081 Two Transamerica Center
505 Sansome Street, Suite 1980
San Francisco, CA 94111
Offers Video ChatDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Harvard Law School and Cornell University

Kiana graduated from Cornell Law School with a concentration in business law and is a former business litigator at one of the nation’s largest law firms. Since 2002, she has been achieving successful outcomes for clients through negotiated agreements, mediation and litigation.

Kiana’s practice focuses on complex financial divorces and custody. With each case, she creates effective strategies in dividing marital assets and spousal and child support. She focuses on each client’s particular needs with “big-picture” astuteness. Kiana educates her clients about the advantages, disadvantages, and costs involved, enabling her clients to make the best decisions...
Stacey Poole
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(415) 391-6000 535 Pacific Ave
2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Sarah Arnott
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(415) 274-2530 601 Montgomery St
#525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Sarah Arnott is an Attorney at Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP. Ms. Arnott was certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in 2015, and served as the chairperson of the family law section of the San Francisco Bar Association's Barristers Club in 2013.

A native of New York and North Carolina, Ms. Arnott moved to California to attend Santa Clara University School of Law, from which she received her J.D. Ms. Arnott has exclusively practiced family law since 2008. She is well-versed in all areas of family law, including dissolutions, custody,...
Kristine Stewart
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(415) 391-6000 535 Pacific Ave
2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133
Offers Video ChatDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
Kristine is an experienced litigator with extensive training in mediation and alternative dispute resolution. Kristine returned to school in 2005 as a single parent following her own divorce, and her commitment to her clients is grounded in having personally experienced the stress and uncertainty that often goes hand in hand with even the most amicable of divorces.

Kristine strongly believes in the importance of reducing the level of conflict whenever possible, regardless of which process option is utilized. This is particularly true when there are children

Kristine can assist with premarital agreements, parentage actions, post-marital agreements, dissolution and legal separation, and with...
Paul W. Thorndal
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience
(415) 648-3097 88 Kearny Suite 1475
San Francisco, CA 94108
Divorce, Appeals and Family
UC Hastings COL
Paul W. Thorndal is a partner at Wald & Thorndal. He specializes in divorces of all kinds with an emphasis on gay divorce. Mr. Thorndal is a Certified Family Law Specialist (The State Bar of California Legal Specialization). Wald & Thorndal's practice areas include: Divorce, Dissolution & Contested Parentage Actions for all families; Custody Disputes; Mediation; Marvin Actions. Legal services provided at both the TRIAL and APPELLATE level. Assisted Reproduction; Adoptions of All Kinds; Family Contracts; Parenting Law including Surrogacy; Donor Contracts for Egg and/or Sperm Donations; Pre-Nupital Agreements; Co-Parenting Agreements; Domestic Partnership Agreements; Name Changes.
Ashley Talbot Dean
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San Francsico, CA Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(415) 328-2797 720 Bay St
San Francsico, CA 94109
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
University of San Francisco School of Law
Ashley is founder of Talbot Law Firm. As an attorney in the firm’s emerging business practice, Ashley counsels startups with incorporation, early stage financing, employment issues, intellectual property protection, technology licensing, commercial partnerships and various other corporate transactions. Ashley believes that understanding a company’s vision and priorities is important to devising strategies to solve legal problems so companies can focus on their goals. Ashley has nearly 3 years in-house experience representing entrepreneurs in a wide range of corporate, commercial and intellectual property matters. Ashley received a J.D. from University of San Francisco School of Law and a B.A. in...
Lauren Pruett
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 4 years experience
(916) 273-7777 75 Broadway Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94111
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Lauren Pruett is a Partner and shareholder of Gale, Angelo, Johnson & Pruett P.C.. Laurennoversees our Family Law Department. She focuses exclusively on family law issues including: divorce, custody, spousal support, child support, domestic violence, guardianships, adoptions, grandparent visitation.

Lauren dedicated her focus to family law from the start of her legal studies, taking courses dedicated to the field such as family law, community property, family law trial skills and juvenile law. Additionally, she clerked for the Honorable Thadd Blizzard for one year at the William R. Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse and worked as a certified law student for a local...
Christine Ann Pham
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Oakland, CA Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(510) 993-4118 One Kaiser Plaza, Suite 401
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Southwestern University School of Law
Christine Pham is a San Francisco native with over 10 years of litigation experience. Her background in litigation, bankruptcy, and knowledge of California family law, combined with her creative legal strategies and sincere compassion for her clients, has made her a recognized and trusted name in and around the Bay Area.

Christine focuses her practice on helping families and couples in a range of family law and family formation matters, including child custody and support, spousal support (alimony), dissolution of marriage (divorce), legal separation, division of property, and assisted reproduction.

Christine’s dedication to her clients is reflected in the testimonials they give...
Nathaniel Dowds Esq.
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney
(415) 312-5495 404 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Divorce and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
We are a small law office offering family law and divorce related services to the people of the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide individuals and families with the help they need to resolve family law issues surrounding dissolution of marriages or domestic partnerships (divorce), adoption and surrogacy, prenuptial agreements, child custody, spousal support (alimony), and offer counsel and legal services to couples contemplating marriage or domestic partnership. We pride ourselves in being able to offer resposive and personalized service at affordable rates. By eliminating the crippling overhead and high management salaries that are common among larger Bay Area law firms,...
Liat Sadler
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney
(415) 362-0220 44 Montgomery St
#3780
San Francisco, CA 94104
Divorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
I am an experienced and caring family law and divorce lawyer who represents clients in high net worth and asset marital and domestic partnership dissolution. My practice includes asset and property division, child custody and visitation, child support, and spousal and domestic partner support. I have successfully litigated characterization and division of equity compensation, business and art valuations, and move-away child custody cases. I represent clients throughout the San Francisco Bay area, including San Francisco, Alameda County, Marin County, Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, and Sonoma County.
Drexel Andrew Bradshaw
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(415) 433-4800 1388 Sutter Street
Suite 920
San Francisco, CA 94109
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, IP and Real Estate
St. Thomas University
Paul Henry Nathan
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Tiburon, CA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(415) 341-1144 72A Main Street
Suite 800
Tiburon, CA 94920
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Paul Nathan has built a practice based on giving women the representation they deserve in matters of divorce and custody cases and representing the injured. After graduating cum laude from the University of San Francisco then attended and graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law. Paul honed his skills a a trial lawyer at Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College. A fifth generation San Franciscan, Paul was named "Top Attorneys in California by San Francisco magazine and also named "Rising Star" by SuperLawyers in 2013-2017.
Katherine Harris Reder
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San Franicsoc, CA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(415) 648-3097 88 Kearny Suite 1475
San Franicsoc, CA 94108
Divorce, Appeals and Family
University of North Carolina School of Law
Kate Reder is an associate attorney at Wald & Thorndal. She specializes in family formation, divorce, and dissolution for both traditional and non-traditional families. Firm practice areas include: Divorce, Dissolution & Contested Parentage Actions for all families; Custody Disputes; Mediation; Marvin Actions. Legal services provided at both the TRIAL and APPELLATE level. Assisted Reproduction; Adoptions of All Kinds; Family Contracts; Parenting Law including Surrogacy; Donor Contracts for Egg and/or Sperm Donations; Pre-Nupital Agreements; Co-Parenting Agreements; Domestic Partnership Agreements; Name Changes.
Deborah Lynne Dubroff
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Oakland, CA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(510) 452-5050 1939 Harrison Street Suite 750
Oakland, CA 94612
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
We practice family law exclusively because we like helping people with legal issues that affect them personally. We handle our cases collaboratively, so you always benefit from the best of our expertise, skills, and experience. We're settlement oriented but trial ready.
Esther R. Lerner
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 40 years experience
(415) 391-6000 535 Pacific Ave
2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94133
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
Sarah Van Voorhis
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(415) 274-2530 601 Montgomery St
#525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Stanford Law School
Mirko Ivanovic
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 2 years experience
(415) 843-4815 649 Mission St.,
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Divorce, Business, Domestic Violence and Family
Concord Law School At Purdue University Global
Ms. Lucy Zheng
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Oakland, CA Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(408) 638-7006 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, DUI and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Lucy Zheng is a California licensed attorney, experienced in individual tax debt relief, DUI law, family law, personal bankruptcy filings, and tenant evictions. Prior to forming her own practice, Lucy worked at a law firm handling multiple client cases all throughout Northern California. She witnessed the strengths and weaknesses of a larger law firm, and thus determined she could best provide her clients with the personalized attention and service that they deserve by starting her own practice. Lucy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an emphasis on Public Law in only 3 years, from the University of...
Bernie Kempen
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Castro Valley, CA Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience
(888) 487-6837 19244 Redwood Road
Suite B
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
I have been exclusively practicing Family Law in California since 1993. I launched my own practice in 1996 and became a Certified Family Law Specialist since 2002. I an certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. I practice in the Bay Area and Central Valley in California
Adam Neufer
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(415) 796-0938 785 Market Street
16th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
Prior to opening his own law office, Adam worked as an associate at Triano & Byrne where his practice focused on high-asset and high-conflict divorce and family law matters, business and commercial litigation, and construction defect cases. He continued to hone his litigation skills as an associate at Kern, Noda, Devine & Segal practicing personal injury and insurance defense. Adam served as an attorney on the San Francisco Bar Association's Volunteer Legal Services Panel providing clients with pro bono services in divorce and family law matters. He also served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Patrick J. Mahoney of...
Jennifer L. Knops
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney
(415) 274-2530 601 Montgomery St
#525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Stacey Schliffer
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(415) 857-0776 100 Pine Street, Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94111
Divorce and Family
City University of New York - City College
Stacey Schliffer has practiced exclusively family law since graduating from the City University of New York School of Law (CUNY) with a J.D. in 2007. While in law school Stacey was an associate editor of the New York City Law Review, received the Paul O'Dwyer Fellowship for work dedicated to children's rights, and participated in a family law clinic where she received training regarding domestic violence at CUNY from 2006 to 2007 providing free legal services to indigent clients on a variety of family law issues. From 2007 to 2008 Stacey served as a law clerk in the Family...
Shelley M. Kennedy
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(415) 398-3400 870 Market Street
Suite 1151
San Francisco, CA 94102
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Shelley M. Kennedy is a family law attorney and private mediator with Lawhon Law & Mediation, P.C.

Shelley's mediation practice includes high-asset dissolution of marriage matters including division of property, preparation of complex financial models, calculations for various settlement options, as well as determination of support. In addition to Shelley’s experience in financially complex matters, her practice also includes mediation for couples with smaller estates.

Shelley serves as a Settlement Conference Master for the San Francisco Unified Family Law Courts and as a volunteer attorney for the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Pro Bono Family Law Project.

Shelley has participated in over 200...
Keith Foster Carr
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(415) 935-3744 201 Spear Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Offers Video ChatDivorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
UCLA School of Law
Attorney Keith F. Carr has 30 years experience in Bankruptcy and Divorce. The Law Offices of Keith F. Carr has served the Northern California community since 1988. Since the business was established, we have helped clients save their homes and businesses and get their finances back on track through bankruptcy.

The Law Offices of Keith F. Carr has helped spouses get through the emotional pain of divorce and has advised and represented them in all family law and divorce proceedings. Attorney Keith F. Carr will take the time to listen to your concerns and work diligently to champion your rights...
H. Nathan James
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience
(415) 749-5900 2135 Lombard St
San Francisco, CA 94123
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Lincoln Univ
Deborah H. Wald Esq.
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(415) 648-3097 88 Kearny Suite 1475
San Francisco, CA 94108
Divorce, Appeals and Family
Northeastern Univ School of Law
Deborah H. Wald is the founder and managing partner at The Wald Law Group. A Certified Family Law Specialist*, her work has evolved over the past 27 years from a part-time home-based family formation law practice to a multi-disciplinary full service family law firm. Ms. Wald's goal is to ensure that all individuals, families and children coming to The Wald Law Group receive the highest quality legal protections available. (*Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.) In addition to a strong general knowledge of family law, Ms. Wald has three specific areas of...
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Considering divorce?

If a person wishes to terminate his or her marriage, he or she may file for a divorce. In a divorce proceeding, the court will terminate the marriage and determine the rights and responsibilities of the divorcing parties regarding child custody, child visitation, child support and spousal support (alimony). The court will also redistribute marital assets.

Depending on where you reside and where your assets are, the division of property can be a very simple or very complex process. Disputes often arise during this phase of a divorce if the two parties disagree as to who should receive which assets or property.

Finding a divorce lawyer who is experienced and reliable can reduce your stress and help you make the best choices possible. A good divorce lawyer should be a problem solver who is skilled at negotiation and possesses a solid trial background. If both parties are open to alternative dispute resolution, such as arbitration or mediation, finding a lawyer experienced in collaborative divorce or divorce mediation would be beneficial.

Divorce lawyers also handle child custody issues, including multi-state and international child custody situations. Some divorce lawyers may be certified by their states as being family law specialists. Certification often requires that a lawyer meet certain experience and educational criteria.


Legal Custody: A parent with legal custody has the right to decide on the child's upbringing, education, and medical care. A court may grant legal custody to one parent (sole legal custody) or both parents (joint legal custody).

Separate Property: Property acquired before marriage or during the marriage as a gift or inheritance, or bought during marriage with separate property.

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