Chatsworth, California Divorce Lawyers

Stanley Lieber
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Experienced and professional divorce lawyer. Free consultation. Call today!

I’m an experienced California divorce lawyer, dedicated to helping my clients at every stage of the divorce process. My practice includes simple and complex divorces, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Yury Galperin
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California Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience

Yury Galperin is a litigator with over 14 years of experience representing clients. Yury is a partner at Lieber Galperin and draws on his extensive trial experience to advocate for his clients with the goal of achieving... Read More »
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Steven P. Fernandez
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California Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience

Attorney Steven Fernandez is a Certified Family Law Specialist with over 27 years of experience. Mr. Fernandez handles every family law case including divorce, child custody, and complex property division. Read More »
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Mr. Clarke Logan Young
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Helping healthy parents save their children from pathogenic Borderline parents.

I am dedicated to helping nurturing parents secure custody orders that protect their children from alienating, subjugating Borderline ("BPD") parents. Read More »
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Marshall W. Waller
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Certified Family Law Specialist | Los Angeles & Ventura County Divorce Lawyers

I’m an experienced LA divorce lawyer and I will fight for you and your rights throughout your case. My practice includes simple and complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Paul D. Spear
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Chatsworth, CA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(818) 787-7678 20943 Devonshire St Ste 206
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of West Los Angeles
The Law Offices of Paul D. Spear is an experienced, personal service law firm dedicated to taking on your difficult and stressful legal issues, enabling you to focus on the more meaningful things in your life. We understand your needs and will work hard to resolve your situation through the most effective means available. Paul will meet with you personally and will work side by side with you throughout your representation. We maintain a close relationship with you on every case and provide compassionate guidance and advice with legal experience.

Paul D. Spear is a Certified Family Law Specialist....
Christine A. McClane Esq.
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Chatsworth, CA Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(818) 885-6074 21021 Devonshire Street
Suite 202
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Albany Law School
Mr. Norman Gregory Gregory Esq.
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Chatsworth, CA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(800) 816-1529 9909 Topanga Canyon Blvd. Suite 188
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Teresa A. Beyers
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Chatsworth, CA Divorce Lawyer
(213) 236-4400 PO Box 3301
Chatsworth, CA 91313
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Family
Northwestern California University School of Law
Chatsworth, CA Divorce Lawyer with 55 years experience
(818) 988-9840 21757 Devonshire St
Ste 10
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Northridge, CA Divorce Lawyer with 46 years experience
(818) 993-0700 9045 Corbin Ave 2nd Fl
Northridge, CA 91311
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
San Fernando Valley College of Law
Margaret D Wilson Esq.
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Granada Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(818) 435-4149 18017 Chatsworth St., Ste. 697
Granada Hills, CA 91344
Free ConsultationDivorce, Entertainment & Sports, Estate Planning and Family
Elizabeth Chabelski Kaufman
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Attorney with 41 years experience
(818) 993-4330 9045 Corbin Ave
Los Angeles, CA 91324
Divorce and Family
San Fernando Valley College of Law
Marshall W. Waller
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Lawyer
(310) 803-9472 433 N Camden Dr #600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and University of San Diego School of Law
Marshall W. Waller is certified as a Family Law Specialist through the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. He is a member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. A Certified Family Law Specialist must pass an extensive written examination in the subject area, be approved by a peer review process and show proficiency in this area by demonstrating experience handling a sufficient number of family law cases with varying degrees of complexity. Continuing education is required to maintain this specialty. Marshall Waller has also been awarded...
Sandra I. Salinas
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Attorney
(818) 201-2978 433 N Camden Dr #600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Western State University College of Law
Sandra Salinas is certified as a Family Law Specialist through the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. She is a member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.

She is a partner in the law firm of Feinberg & Waller. Ms. Salinas is admitted to practice before all the courts in the State of California and the United States Federal Court.

Ms. Salinas' practice at Feinberg & Waller is devoted exclusively to family law where she is a highly regarded member of the firm's senior attorney team. You can be secure in the knowledge that...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Exclusive Representation for Discerning Clients Since 2007

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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Alexander R. Ginzburg
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California Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience

Alexander R. Ginzburg is an experienced Family Law, Divorce and Estate Planning Attorney at Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, APC. His practice areas include annulments, assets division, child support, child custody, community... Read More »
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Cathleen Elisabeth Norton
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(310) 300-4021 9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
UCLA School of Law
We understand that navigating the family court system can be quite overwhelming. The Law Offices of Cathleen E. Norton is experienced in handling any family law matter: Divorce, Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Spousal Support, Property Division, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Modification of Child Support, Modification of Spousal Support,Child Custody Evaluations, Move-Away and Relocation Requests, Paternity Actions, Domestic Partnerships, Uncontested Divorce, Legal Separation, Pre-Divorce Planning, Limited Scope Representation/Consultation. The Law Offices of Cathleen E. Norton is committed to providing you with the knowledge necessary to make informed decisions about your life. Our goal is to empower...
Mary Ellen Waller
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Lawyer
(800) 655-4766 433 N Camden Dr #600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Divorce and Family
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Mary Ellen Waller is a director, shareholder, and general counsel of Feinberg & Waller, APC. Ms. Waller is not available for individual client retention, her focus is on the management of Feinberg & Waller, a law firm practicing exclusively in divorce and family law with offices located in Calabasas and Beverly Hills, California. Ms. Waller has helped lead the firm to become one of Southern California's premier family law firms, serving clients in all aspects of family law, including highly complex family law litigation. Clients receive increased value and benefit from her role, they are not charged for the expertise...
William E. Woodcock
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Woodland Hills, CA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(800) 689-0774 6320 Canoga Ave.
Suite 1620
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Entertainment & Sports and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Richard F. Taub
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Woodland Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(818) 646-5300 21650 Oxnard St.
Suite 2040
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Divorce, Business, Domestic Violence and Family
Nova Southeastern University
Richard F. Taub is the managing partner and President of the Sherman Oaks legal office, Taub & Taub, P.C. Attorney Taub began his legal career in 1993 as a state prosecutor, and three years later switched his focus to the practice of criminal defense. With experience from both sides of the courtroom and an extensive understanding of the criminal justice system, Attorney Taub is prepared to take on even the most complicated cases. To find out more about working with Mr. Taub, do not hesitate to give the firm a call today!
Adina Helena Rosenfeld
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Calabasas, CA Divorce Attorney
(818) 224-7900 23501 Park Sorrento #103
Calabasas, CA 91302
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Adina Helena Rosenfeld is an attorney admitted to practice in California, she has wide-ranging experience in the area of family law. Her practice focuses on complex child custody disputes, including move-away cases, domestic violence, parental alienation, child visitation and divorce matters. Ms. Rosenfeld works to keep the best interest of the children in mind and ensures that her clients are informed at every stage of the process. She is dedicated to professional excellence reassuring her clients by developing a comprehensive plan of action. She is settlement oriented; however, she is equally adept at litigation. Clients appreciate her attention to detail,...
Farzad Nezam
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Encino, CA Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(310) 994-9923 16633 Ventura Blvd, Suite 555
Encino, CA 91436
Divorce and Family
Univ of LaVerne COL
Farzad Nezam is the principle at the boutique divorce and family law firm of Nezam & Associates serving Los Angeles and orange County. He handle only a handful of cases so he can give his clients the attention to detail and support that family law cases needs. Nezam & Associates serves, Los Angeles, Orange County, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Calabasas and many other cities in the Southern California Area
Hamid Naraghi
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Woodland Hills, CA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(800) 689-0774 6320 Canoga Ave.
Suite 1620
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Hamid has practiced law, specifically litigation, mediation and alternative dispute resolution, since 1997. Currently the managing attorney at Nader, Naraghi & Woodcock, APLC,
Maya Shulman
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Calabasas, CA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(800) 230-1770 24025 Park Sorrento
Suite 310
Calabasas, CA 91302
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Univ of West Los Angeles
The founder of Shulman Family Law Group, Maya Shulman offers legal representation to those in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties who are dealing with issues of family law, including divorce and custody. Her years of working with complex, difficult family law matters prepared her to handle complicated matters of move away cases, interstate and international family law. With a deep commitment to confidentiality and discretion, Ms. Shulman often handles complex matters of custody, surrogacy and entangled divorce for residents of California.

Maya moved to the United States from her native Latvia 28 years ago, after attending University of...
Dena R. Taub
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Woodland Hills, CA Divorce Attorney
(818) 646-5300 21650 Oxnard St.
Suite 2040
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
When you come to the law office of Taub & Taub, you can have confidence in the representation you can receive from a divorce lawyer in Sherman Oaks. The team at this firm has dealt with all kinds of family law issues, and they are well equipped to take on your case and support you at this time. Attorney Dena R. Taub has experience with litigation, having served in federal, appellate, and state courts. She focuses her attention on family law matters and is committed to helping her clients pursue the outcome that is in their best interests. She is...
Mariam E. Hanna
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Calabasas, CA Divorce Lawyer with 3 years experience
(866) 257-5180 5023 N. Parkway Calabasas
Calabasas, CA 91302
Free ConsultationDivorce, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
University of West Los Angeles School of Law
Mariam E. Hanna attended the University of Texas at El Paso and graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy in May, 2008. Thereafter, she gained valuable experience working with attorneys practicing family law, bankruptcy and insurance subrogation. She started attending law school at the University of West Los Angeles School of Law in January, 2012. During her law school career, she received two Witkin’s Awards, an award given to the student who achieved the highest grade in the class. The first award she received was for Appellate Advocacy and the second was for California DUI...
Linda Lu McLarnan-Dugan
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California Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience

Linda L. McLarnan-Dugan, Esq. has over 26 years of experience in the legal field following her admission to the California State Bar. She handles all types of cases which deal with the family. Her practice include... Read More »
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Sandra I. Salinas
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Certified Family Law Specialist Serving Los Angeles & Ventura Counties

I’m an experienced LA divorce lawyer and I will help you through every step of your case. My practice includes simple and complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Michelle Suzan Robins
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
(818) 990-2120 16633 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91436
Divorce and Family
UC Hastings COL
Michelle S. Robins is an experienced divorce and divorce mediation attorney, who also negotiates cohabitation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as modifications to custody, spousal and child support agreements.
John Francis Nicholson
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Woodland Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(818) 348-3806 21243 Ventura Blvd., Suite 116
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
Divorce, Business, Family and Real Estate
Univ of LaVerne COL
My education is rooted in the University of Southern California and culminated with a Bachelor of Science and MBA at Valley Christian University. I graduated from the University of La Verne School of Law in Woodland Hills, California. I am a hands-on, solo, general practitioner and I have been practicing law in the San Fernando Valley serving Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Since 2009 I have actively been a Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles County Superior Courts. This is a volunteer, non-paid public service.
Matthew Ray Bogosian
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Long Beach, CA Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(818) 319-2339 Long Beach, CA 90804
Divorce
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Leon Fromkess Bennett
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(818) 888-7731 6320 Canoga Ave
Suite 1400
Los Angeles, CA 91367
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Randall James Sundeen
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Simi Valley, CA Divorce Lawyer with 33 years experience
(805) 582-1529 3605 Alamo St
Simi Valley, CA 93063
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Yael Kaner
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Woodland Hills , CA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(818) 783-8580 20969 Ventura Blvd., Ste 101
Woodland Hills , CA 91364
Divorce and Family
Univ of LaVerne COL
Elizabeth Guerin Dickinson
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Lawyer with 33 years experience
(310) 859-7122 433 N Camden Dr #600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Elizabeth Guerin Dickinson received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Stanford University, and, her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law. In addition to membership with the State Bar of California, she is also licensed to practice before the United States District Court, Central District of California. Ms. Dickinson brings extensive experience as a skilled litigator to Feinberg & Waller.

Ms. Dickinson strives to be successful for her clients and to achieve satisfying resolutions during a difficult process. Her educational background in psychology has also enabled her to sensitively and successfully resolve family issues without the need of the...
Thomas Noel Cano
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Attorney with 50 years experience
(818) 225-0400 23161 Ventura Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 91364
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
UCLA School of Law
Anne Claire Adams
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Canoga Park, CA Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience
(818) 715-0015 7041 Owensmouth Ave
Ste 103
Canoga Park, CA 91303
Divorce
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Donald Frederick Conviser
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Woodland Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 47 years experience
(888) 632-4447 21016 Victory Blvd., Suite D
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Divorce and Family
Southwestern Law School
Yasha Bronshteyn
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California Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience

Yasha Bronshteyn is a Partner at Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, LLP. With nearly 20 years of experience, he provides skilled and knowledgeable advocacy. Mr. Bronshteyn represents clients in a wide array of Family, Divorce,... Read More »
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Victor Segura
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Panorama City, CA Divorce Lawyer
(818) 714-2060 14500 Roscoe Blvd. Suite 400
Panorama City, CA 91402
Divorce, Business, Construction and Family
Linda Carole Grillo
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Santa Clarita, CA Divorce Attorney with 39 years experience
(661) 259-0527 23504 Lyons Ave
Santa Clarita, CA 91321
Divorce and Family
Loyola Law School
Mr. Robert Drescher
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Newhall, CA Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(661) 260-1149 24303 Walnut Street
Suite F
Newhall, CA 91321
Divorce, Consumer, Domestic Violence and Family
Dana Urick
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(818) 227-3378 21241 Ventura Blvd
SUITE 190
Los Angeles, CA 91364
Divorce, Business and Family
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Diana Hagopian
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Woodland Hills , CA Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(818) 206-4864 Warner Center Towers
21600 Oxnard Street, Suite 2060
Woodland Hills , CA 91367
Divorce and Family
Mr. David Thomas Pisarra
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Santa Monica, CA Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(310) 664-9969 1305 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and International
Univ of West Los Angeles
Our firm is devoted to the fathers and husbands, which is why our website is www.MensFamilyLaw.com. We do handle mothers and wives, particularly in Parental Alienation cases, and Hague Convention Child Custody cases. We practice in the courts of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties, regularly. I have authored 3 books for men, A Man's Guide to Child Custody, A Man's Guide to Divorce Strategy and A Man's Guide to Domestic Violence. They are available both as e-book downloads from my website, www.MensFamilyLaw.com, or on Amazon in hard copy. I have represented fathers in Child Custody Cases where they have been...
Diana Pamela Zitser
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(310) 948-6461 1901 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Divorce and Family
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Zitser Family Law Group, APC is a highly respected and well-known firm in the family law arena. Diana, the founder, is a Certified Family Law Specialist with over 20 years of experience. She has successfully represented clients with matters ranging from high-net-worth divorces to later-in-life divorces, legal separations, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, determination of spousal support, paternity actions, and domestic partnerships. Prior to practicing law, Diana earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance and was a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, handling complex multimillion-dollar realty valuation projects. Diana credits her unique finance and real...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 510-3916 11400 West Olympic Boulevard
Ste 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Divorce, Business, Education and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Ali Shahrestani is a bi-coastal litigation attorney who has been featured in print and TV news for his legal expertise, is a recipient of multiple professional awards and a graduate of top rated schools with various honors, and has donated much effort and time to public education, legal journalism, and social justice activism.

Serving California, New York, Massachusetts, Washington DC, and Washington State in four fundamental areas of law:

1) Education Law - K-12, College, Graduate, Students, Teachers, Schools
2) Divorce & Child Custody - High Conflict, LGBTQ, Father's Rights
3) Business, Contracts, & Real Estate Law - Litigation, Transactions, ADR
4) Criminal Law...
Kevin Joshua Chroman
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Sherman Oaks, CA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(818) 528-7755 15130 Ventura Blvd Ste 314
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Loyola Law School
Kevin Chroman, Esq. graduated from Loyola Law School graduate (2000), wherein he won the state-wide mediation advocacy award. Presently, Kevin runs a Collaborative Mediation Clinic at Loyola Law School, where he is an adjunct professor. The program was given high honors by the City as the Best New Mediation Program in 2014. Individually, Kevin has been awarded the Eureka Award in recognition of his contributions to the collaborative and peace making community. Kevin is a UC Berkeley graduate with a Masters degree in English Literature from DePaul University. Kevin is a Family Law practitioner, whose practice focuses exclusively on Collaborative...
Christina Marie Shaffer
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Thousand Oaks, CA Divorce Attorney with 5 years experience
(805) 777-1112 100 E Thousand Oaks Blvd
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Univ of LaVerne COL and University of California - Santa Barbara
Ventura County Family Law Attorney Christina Shaffer provides a Free Consultation! Our firm aggressively represents clients in all aspects of Family Law cases, including child custody, child support, spousal support and property division. http://www.cshafferlaw.com

Christina Shaffer has been practicing Family Law since 2004. Ms. Shaffer has just received the NAWBO Bravo 2019 Award for Community Advocate of the Year. Ms. Shaffer’s office just recently became a winner of the 2018 Ventura County Star Reader’s Choice Award for the best East County Law Office. In addition to being a recipient of the Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40...
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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.