Gardena, California Divorce Lawyers

Alexander R. Ginzburg
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California Divorce Attorney with 25 years experience

Whittier Law School and University of Washington School of LawCalifornia, U.S. District Court Central District of California, District of Columbia and United States Patent and Trademark Office
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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.
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Marshall W. Waller
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Certified Family Law Specialist | Los Angeles & Ventura County Divorce Lawyers

If you consult with us about your California family law problem, we promise discreet, non-judgmental, and compassionate representation that is based on meeting your needs, not our own.
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Linda Lu McLarnan-Dugan
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California Divorce Lawyer with 25 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... Read More »
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Patricia Frances Barberis
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Torrance, CA Divorce Lawyer with 41 years experience
(310) 543-1993 3480 Torrance Blvd.
Suite 222
Torrance, CA 90503
Divorce and Family
South Bay University School of Law
Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation is a South Bay family law firm founded in 1977 by Attorney Patricia F. Barberis. Mrs. Barberis is a founding officer and member of the South Bay Women’s Association, and was one of the first female litigators to begin practicing in South Bay. She is known for strong advocacy and extensive court experience. Attorney Barberis was admitted to the California State Bar and the U.S. Federal Court. At Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation, the team has over 50 years of combined legal experience, and is dedicated to providing those in need of a family law...
Adam Noel Schanz
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Mahattan Beach, CA Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(310) 706-4140 1500 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 500
Mahattan Beach, CA 90266
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Attorney Adam N. Schanz earned his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, with Honors, from University of California, Santa Barbara. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine School of Law in 2006. During law school, Mr. Schanz clerked for the Honorable Robert P. Applegate in the Los Angeles Superior Court, Family Law Division.

Since admission to the California bar in 2006, Mr. Schanz has worked solely in the private practice of Family Law where he has built an exemplary reputation for integrity, professionalism, and dedication to his work. He has represented hundreds of clients including many professionals, celebrities, and high...
Colleen Anne Barberis
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Torrance, CA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(310) 543-1993 3480 Torrance Blvd
Suite 222
Torrance, CA 90503
Divorce and Family
Univ of West Los Angeles
Torrance divorce, family law, and child custody attorney Colleen Barberis is a senior litigator and managing partner of the law firm her mother founded in 1997. She joined the firm immediately after her admission to the California state bar. Prior to her admission Colleen worked as an appellate clerk for the Los Angeles County Counsel. Colleen is respected as a strong advocate with extensive court experience. Colleen and Patricia have practiced family exclusively and they are a recognized mother/daughter law firm that zealously and honestly represent their clients interests. Colleen and Patricia maintain close communication with their clients...
Mr. Edwin Antigua Barnum
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Torrance, CA Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(310) 213-9097 2161 W. 182nd Street
Suite 202
Torrance, CA 90504
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
University of West Los Angeles
A compassionate attorney with real life-experiences (I had successful careers before becoming an attorney) that prepared me to relate with most of my clients. We are not your typical lawyer who has great lawyering skills but unable to relate to average clients. We try to simplify the process so you won't feel left out. We vigorously fight for your right but excellent in negotiating a WIN-WIN result that won't escalate the case or the cost of prosecuting your case. We strive to be part of the solution to your problem:not become part of your problem. Call us and experience the...
Nicole Stednitz
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Torrance, CA Divorce Lawyer
(310) 516-8963 2367 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90501
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Oregon School of Law
Denise Arlene Furubotten
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Long Beach, CA Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(562) 436-4392 3780 Kilroy Airport Way
#200
Long Beach, CA 90806
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
William Glavin IV
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El Segundo, CA Divorce Lawyer with 30 years experience
(310) 882-0000 841 Apollo St., Suite 450
El Segundo, CA 90245
Divorce and Family
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Britney L. Mark
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Carson, CA Divorce Lawyer
(310) 329-5902 17420 S. Avalon Blvd.
Suite 207
Carson, CA 90746
Divorce
Kevin John Kensik
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El Segundo, CA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
(310) 891-2300 400 Continental Blvd.
S. 600
El Segundo, CA 90245
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Southwestern University School of Law
I have been a practicing attorney for over 20 years, and my practice for the last 15 years has been focused on Family Law in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas of California.
Tobie Brina Waxman
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Culver City, CA Divorce Lawyer with 25 years experience
(310) 410-9902 400 Corporate Pt
Ste 300
Culver City, CA 90230
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Medical Malpractice
Loyola Law School
Providing high quality legal representation to a wide range of clients throughout the greater Los Angeles area since 1993. I offer reasonable and highly competitive hourly rates where applicable. Prenuptial Agreements and Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDRO) are expertly prepared for one flat fee. The best interests of the children are the focus of the courts and of my law practice. Once your family law matter has resolved, you will not be abandoned. If modifications of any support, child custody or visitation orders are needed in the future, contact my office to reopen your file. I was...
Rozanna Michelle Velen
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California Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience

Rozanna M. Velen is a co-founder of The Law Offices of Korol and Velen. She is an attorney licensed to practice before all of the Courts of the State of California, the United States Court of Appeals for... Read More »
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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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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.
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Evan Braunstein
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(424) 500-2983 12777 West Jefferson Blvd., Building D, Suite 3001
Los Angeles, CA 90066
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
The George Washington University Law School
The Law Offices of Evan Braunstein provides fixed fee services for all of your divorce and family law needs. Our practice areas include divorce, premarital agreements, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, and modification of orders. Unlike most other family law attorneys, we do not bill by the hour but instead charge a fixed fee for our work on your case. This efficient billing approach offers you the predictability of knowing how much our services will cost and the assurance of knowing that everything necessary will be done. You will be able to talk to us and ask...
David N Booth
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Long Beach, CA Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(844) 384-3332 4401 Atlantic
2nd Floor
Long Beach, CA 90807
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
David Booth is a graduate of Brigham Young University and Chapman University School of Law and began practicing law in 2008. Immediately following law school, David took a position with the Orange County Department of Child Support Services as a staff attorney. David later went on to a position as an deputy district attorney, where he honed his trial skills. David is now the lead attorney at the Law Office of Cameron M. Fernandez where David practices divorce and family law in Irvine and throughout Orange County.
Donald E Glass
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Marina del Rey, CA Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(310) 564-2388 4551 Gencoe Ave Suite 100
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
So Calif College of Law
After graduating from High School, Don attended his initial college year at ASU, AR, on a full music scholarship. Thereafter, he transferred to Whittier College, CA, where he received his BA in Business Administration. In subsequent years, he attended Southern California College of Law, CA, where he received his Juris Doctor (JD) and admission to the California State Bar in 1990. Don is also a licensed California real estate broker. He began practicing law as a sole practitioner but soon joined the law firm of Berger Kahn and then Gray & Prouty as an associate attorney...
Melinda Ann Manley
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Manhattan Beach, CA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(310) 545-1900 3405 N Sepulveda Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Whittier Coll School of Law
Svapna Alan Trivedi
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Long Beach, CA Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(562) 458-8458 4401 Atlantic Ave #244
Long Beach, CA 90807
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of La Verne College of Law
Brian D Carroll
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Hermosa Beach, CA Divorce Lawyer
(424) 247-7683 2447 Pacific Coast Hwy, 2nd Floor
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Divorce, Appeals, Education and Family
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University and Temple University Beasley School of Law
Mr. Carroll was born and raised in the South Bay. He attended law school at Arizona State University. Thereafter, Mr. Carroll obtained an advanced law degree in trial advocacy from Temple University. Temple University Beasley School of Law has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top three trial advocacy programs in the country for more than twenty years. Before starting his own law firm in Hermosa Beach, California, Mr. Carroll served as an extern for a superior court family law judge and he also worked as an attorney for one of the premier boutique family...
Damian M. Nolan
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Lakewood, CA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(562) 634-1115 4909 Lakewood Boulevard
Suite 535
Lakewood, CA 90712
Divorce and Family
Attorney Damian M. Nolan is an experienced and aggressive trial lawyer. Mr. Nolan has litigated more than 1,000 family law matters, giving him a depth of knowledge in the family law arena that his clients appreciate. Mr. Nolan’s experience includes not only drafting divorce agreements and other family law documents, but also personally appearing in court as the client’s advocate and zealously arguing each case. Mr. Nolan is proud to provide clients with the courteous and honest legal guidance they both expect and deserve. Client service is the foundation of his firm, and he works hard to set each...
Philip Michael Daigneault
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Torrance, CA Divorce Lawyer with 29 years experience
(310) 540-2515 3828 Carson St
Torrance, CA 90503
Divorce
S. Roger Rombro
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Manhattan Beach, CA Divorce Attorney with 45 years experience
(310) 545-1900 3405 N Sepulveda Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Family
Tulane Univ Law School
Jeffrey L. Harris
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer
(310) 745-8644 6601 Center Drive West Ste. 500
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Jeffrey L. Harris is the Managing Partner of Harris Family Law Group. He is a prominent and well-respected Los Angeles and Orange County Family Law Attorney who represents clients in all aspects of divorce – including child support, visitation and custody, spousal support, division of property, domestic violence and restraining order, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. Working exclusively in family law, Mr. Harris provides a wide-range of legal services in the area of Family Law, including divorce litigation and mediation, dispute resolution, post-judgment modifications for custody, visitation, and support agreements, as well as obtaining or contesting temporary restraining orders (TROs)....
Steven P. Fernandez
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California Divorce Lawyer with 29 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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Sandra I. Salinas
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Certified Family Law Specialist | Los Angeles & Ventura County Divorce Lawyers

If you consult with us about your California family law problem, we promise discreet, non-judgmental, and compassionate representation that is based on meeting your needs, not our own.
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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 510-3916 11400 West Olympic Boulevard
Ste 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Attorney Shahrestani offers intense, intelligent, and attentive legal representation to individual and business clients in high-stakes, high conflict, and time sensitive litigation, negotiation, and transactional matters. Call today to set a Phone Consultation to discuss your concerns: 800-510-3916.

Fluent Spanish, French, Italian, Farsi. Offering legal representation throughout New York, California, Massachusetts, DC, and Washington State.

(1) DIVORCE & CUSTODY: High Conflict Divorce, Custody & Visitation, Restraining Orders, Abduction, Collaborative Divorce, Property Division

(2) EDUCATION LAW: Academic Discipline, Grade Disputes, Fee Disputes, Special Education, Teacher Contracts, Bullying, School Campus Crimes, Academic Freedom, School Misconduct, School Representation

(3) BUSINESS & CONTRACTS: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Legal...
Alphonse Provinziano
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(877) 529-7101 8888 Olympic Blvd
Ste 203
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Alphonse focuses on providing excellent client service and aggressive advocacy to clients in Family Law matters. Alphonse is a Certified Specialist in Family Law (CFLS) by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Alphonse graduated with a B.A. in Rhetoric with Honors and English Literature from U.C. Berkeley, where he gave the Commencement Address for the Rhetoric Department. He also received the honor of Distinction in General Scholarship. He graduated with a J.D. from U.C. Hastings in San Francisco with a concentration in Civil Litigation and was awarded for the best student in Trial Advocacy II by the CACI Institute.

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Kelly Yi-Yi Chang
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Pasadena, CA Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
(626) 765-5767 438 S. Pasadena Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
Divorce and Family
Univ of San Diego School of Law
I only practice family law because I love it. I am blessed because I have the distinct privilege of helping people where it matters most - at home. Loving my job gives me purpose, and God gifted me with abilities to achieve my purpose. There is no greater gift! When you hire us, know that we will try to obtain the best results for you and your family. This is our purpose as your lawyers. We are proud of our work, and we strive to never take your trust for granted.
Lani Baron
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Los Angeles , CA Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
(424) 220-8412 12100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 886
Los Angeles , CA 90025
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Whittier Law School and Pepperdine University School of Law
Lani Baron, Attorney-Mediator, is the founder of Alternative Divorce Solutions. As a child, Lani witnessed her parents’ highly-litigated and contentious divorce and she knew that there needed to be a change in the system. This life experience inspired Lani to begin her career in alternative dispute resolution early on, and she started her career as a paralegal at a small family mediation firm in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Shortly thereafter, Lani moved to California to study at Pepperdine’s Straus Institute, where she focused on courses relating to dispute resolution and mediation. Her passion for helping others also prompted her desire to...
Sandra I. Salinas
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Attorney
(818) 201-2978 433 North Camden Dr.
Suite 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 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 she understands your problem, has a solution and is working hard on your...
Marshall W. Waller
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Lawyer
(310) 803-9472 433 North Camden Drive
Suite 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. 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 a top AV rating* from Martindale Hubble, the premier attorney rating system in the nation. Super Lawyers magazine has selected...
Hossein Farzam Berenji
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(213) 985-3007 550 S. Hill Street STE 1467
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Probate
Loyola Law School
Hossein Berenji, owner and found of Berenji & Associates, provides exceptional representation to anyone in need of family law attorney. Mr. Berenji's practice handles all family law matters including divorce, child support and custody, spousal support, and can assist in preparation of your pre or post nuptials.
Charles Mark Green
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(213) 387-4508 3699 Wilshire Blvd #700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Charles M. Green is a State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization Certified Family Law Specialist Attorney. Mr. Green has extensive California State Court family law litigation experience. Prior to becoming an Certified Specialist in Family Law, Charles M. Green, obtained tax and financial expertise as a accountant with a New York and California CPA license for 10 years (now Inactive). Mr. Green has had financial work experience at several of the international accounting and tax firms.
Joseph Torri
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Whittier, CA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(866) 630-5757 13215 E. Penn Street
Whittier, CA 90602
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Western State Univ COL
Joseph Torri is on the Riverside Superior Court's - Family Law Minor's Counsel List of Approved Attorneys. Judges sitting in California family law courtrooms may appoint private counsel to represent children in high-conflict child custody cases. Also, Mr. Torri is a volunteer mediator at the Los Angeles Superior Court Southeast Judicial District in Norwalk, California. Joseph Torri received his undergraduate degree from California State University, Fullerton, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a minor in Speech Communication. While at undergraduate college, Mr. Torri was on the speech and debate team, as well as, President...
Cathleen Elisabeth Norton
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 13 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...
Yury Galperin
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California Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience

Yury Galperin is a litigator with over 13 years of experience representing clients going through the divorce process. Yury is a partner at Lieber Galperin and draws on his extensive trial experience to... Read More »
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Yasha Bronshteyn
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California Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesCalifornia, U.S. Federal District Court Central District of California,, U.S. Federal District Court Eastern District of California, U.S. Federal Court Southern District of California and U.S. Federal District Court...
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Mary Ellen Waller
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Lawyer
(866) 297-0803 433 North Camden Drive
Suite 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...
Mr. David Thomas Pisarra
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Santa Monica, CA Divorce Attorney with 20 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...
Yury Galperin
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(424) 325-6388 1801 Century Park East
24th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Pepperdine University School of Law
Yury Galperin is a litigator with over 13 years of experience representing clients going through the divorce process. Yury is a partner at Lieber Galperin and draws on his extensive trial experience to advocate for his clients with the goal of achieving the best result in each case.

Yury accepts free consultations and can be reached at (424) 325-6388.
Randy Wong Medina
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Pasadena, CA Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(626) 432-1975 301 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of California - Los Angeles
Diana Pamela Zitser
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(818) 763-5274 5200 Lankershim Boulevard
Suite 850, (Academy Tower)
Los Angeles, CA 91601
Divorce and Family
Southwestern Univ School of Law
The Law Firm of Diana P. Zitser is a highly respected and well-known firm in the family law arena. Diana, the founder, is a Certified Family Law Specialist with close to 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...
Sondra Ellyn BenNaEim
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Cypress, CA Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
10073 Valley View
St # 139
Cypress, CA 90630
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Pacific Coast Univ
I was a family law paralegal for many years prior to my attending law school. During that time I received my 25-Hour Basic Mediation Certificate (1995) and in 2009 I received my 40-Hour Basic Divorce Mediation certificate. In 2009 I also received training in Foreclosure mediation as well as a 10 hour "brush up" course in community mediation and 3 hours of Advanced Mediation training in "Mediating Civil Harassment Cases." I presently limit my practice to Divorce Mediation, Premarital and Postmarital agreements, Prenuptials and Postnuptials, All types of mediation, and Stepparent Adoptions Guardianships.
Steven P. Fernandez
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Santa Monica, CA Divorce Lawyer with 29 years experience
(310) 393-0236 429 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
UCLA School of Law
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.
Ardy Pirnia
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 5 years experience
(844) 747-5294 8549 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1193
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Divorce, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Pepperdine University School of Law
Being a graduate of both the University of California Los Angeles and Pepperdine University School of Law, Ardy Pirnia comes with a solid educational background as an attorney. He began his practice in 2013 after graduating from Pepperdine, and he carried the distinguishment of being the Best Oral Advocate in his class. Mr. Pirnia cut his teeth in practice starting as a new attorney at both Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP and the One Law Group, where he worked as a clerk before becoming a licensed lawyer. Since 2014, The Pirnia Law Group has been responsible for over $1,000.000.00...
Lance Raymond Claery
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(310) 362-2273 2121 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 2900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
California Western School of Law
Lance Claery has been successfully practicing family law for more than seven years. He has worked with a diverse client base ranging from multi-millionaires to low income, modest means clients. He started his career as an attorney working with one of Southern California's most experienced family law attorneys. Thereafter, Mr. Claery began working for one of Southern California's busiest and most prestigious law firms. He was made a partner of that firm very quickly and has since worked on hundreds of divorces and other family law matters. Mr. Claery has handled trials, depositions, arbitrations, mediations,...
Marina Korol
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience
6400 Wilshire
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Loyola Law School
Marina Korol is a co-founder of The Law Offices of Korol and Velen. She is an attorney licensed to practice before all of the Courts of the State of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from California State University, Northridge in 1988 and her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School in 1992. Ms. Korol regularly sits as a Judge Pro Tem the Family Law Division of the Los Angeles County Superior...
Frank J. Prainito
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California Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience

MY PROMISE: My consultations are not on a time clock . . . I will personally review your case and any pleadings which you might bring. Having practiced law for more than 19 years in San Bernardino,... Read More »
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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.