Lafayette, California Divorce Lawyers

Giselle F. Guro

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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Stuart I. MacKenzie

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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Ethan M. Weisinger

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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Sarah Van Voorhis

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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Justin Kirk Tabayoyon
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Walnut Creek, CA Divorce Lawyer with 6 years experience
(925) 609-4003 1990 North California Blvd
8th Floor
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
John F. Kennedy University
Mr. Tabayoyon is a United States Army veteran that holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Davis in Managerial Economics and a Juris Doctor degree from John F. Kennedy University School of Law. He decided to practice in the areas of criminal defense, family law, and personal injury because of his own personal experiences in those areas of law. He is a zealous and aggressive advocate for his clients. He strongly believes in limited government, freedom, civil liberty, parental rights, and gender neutral application of the law. Mr. Tabayoyon is a highly experienced trial attorney....
James Chau
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San Jose, CA Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(408) 913-5626 181 Devine St
San Jose, CA 95110
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Welcome to the Law Office of James Chau. You deserve the highest quality legal representation on your San Jose / Santa Clara County Divorce and Family Law at affordable prices. Please call the office today to speak with the attorney.
Arlette Argyris
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(408) 564-5674 1530 Meridian Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Arlette completed her law degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in 2010. Prior to earning her J.D., she received a B.A. in History and a B.A. in International and Area Studies at the University of Oklahoma. She is admitted to practice law in the State of California and the State of Oklahoma.

Arlette has solely practiced family law since 2010. Her family law experience began prior to graduating from law school when she worked as a law clerk at the family law firm of Cindy Allen and Associates, PLLC. After graduating from law school, Arlette worked as an...
Joseph Anthony Castagnola
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Petaluma, CA Divorce Attorney
(707) 738-7334 133 1/2 Kentucky St.
Petaluma, CA 94952
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Personal Injury
Northwestern California University School of Law
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Ms. Lucy Zheng
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Oakland, CA Divorce Attorney with 7 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...
Danella Rugile
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 7 years experience
(408) 940-0770 1042 W. Hedding Street
Suite 260
San Jose, CA 95126
Divorce and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Danella Rugile is a skilled family law attorney in San Jose and one of the founding partners at Foreman & Rugile. She dedicates her career to ensure that families in the community receive the representation they need during a divorce. Prior to starting work as a lawyer, she served as a Parent Facilitator at the Redwood City Child Development Centers. This experience gave her insight and a connection to the people she would serve as an attorney and pushed her to pursue her law degree in divorce law. She obtained her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law....
Anthony Regner
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Fairfield, CA Divorce Attorney with 3 years experience
(707) 450-5609 724 Texas Street
Fairfield, CA 94533
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Anthony Proffitt is an attorney located in Fairfield California. His practice areas are criminal defense and family law matters, including divorce, custody, visitation, and restraining orders. He has experience in debt collections and judgment enforcement as well. As a paralegal in the early 2000's, Anthony worked in a law firm located in Napa California that specialized in three strike laws and family matters. As a paralegal he opened his own business while working for the law firm and started assisting clients with affordable document preparation and filing for their legal matters. The attorney he worked for eventually became a judge...
Dana Louise Curtis Esq.
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Sausalito, CA Divorce Lawyer with 32 years experience
(415) 331-5158 4000 Bridgeway
Suite 401
Sausalito, CA 94965
Divorce, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
For 22 years, I have devoted my career as a lawyer to helping parties resolve their conflicts efficiently, effectively and respectfully. I believe the quality of a mediated resolution, and of the mediation process, to be as important to the parties as the fact of resolution.
Joshua R. Jachimowicz
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San Jose, CA Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(408) 246-5500 1530 The Alameda
Suite 115
San Jose, CA 95126
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Santa Clara University School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
Joshua Robinett Jachimowicz was admitted to the State Bar in 2011. Mr. Jachimowicz began working with his father's firm as a law clerk while attending law school. He graduated the University of California at Santa Barbara with a bachelor's degree in Physics. Like his father, he received his law degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law. While at Santa Clara, he received honors for his academic efforts in Wills and Trusts, Employment Discrimination and Trial Techniques classes. As a young attorney, he has handled numerous criminal matters, including petty thefts, drug offenses, and DUIs. Mr. Jachimowicz recently married...
John Francis Carella
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Suisun City, CA Divorce Lawyer with 54 years experience
(707) 427-6777 One Harbor Center, Suite 230
Suisun City, CA 94585
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
U of San Francisco School of Law
I joined the Law Offices of Russo & Prince in January of 2006. Throughout his time at Russo & Prince, I have focused my practice entirely on family law, including family law litigation. I obtained my undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame, and my Juris Doctorate at the University of San Francisco, School of Law. I am happy to say that I practice exclusively in the area of family law. My practice includes dissolution of marriage (divorce), annulment, and legal separation, as well as spousal support (alimony), child custody, visitation, child support, division of assets and debts...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.

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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Lorna M. Jaynes

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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Daniel Beck
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Petaluma, CA Divorce Attorney with 44 years experience
(707) 992-5404 755 Baywood Drive
Second Floor
Petaluma, CA 94954
Free ConsultationDivorce, DUI, Employment and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Attorney Daniel Beck is a lawyer with more than 35 years of family law, employment law, labor law, criminal law, medical marijuana law, personal injury, civil litigation, real estate, and business law experience. Mr. Beck has practiced before the Superior and Appellate courts of California and the Federal Courts of Nevada, Idaho and Washington D.C. He is a member in good standing with the California Bar Association. Beck Law P.C., headquartered in Santa Rosa California provides legal services to Sonoma County, Mendocino County and Lake County California including Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Cotati, Rohnert Park, Sebastopol, Healdsburg, Sonoma, Kenwood, Glen Ellen,...
Daniel Jensen
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San Jose, CA Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience
(408) 648-2399 2007 W Hedding St #104
San Jose, CA 95128
Divorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
Lincoln University
Daniel Jensen has truly established himself as a top lawyer in Santa Clara County. In fact, Jensen has been selected five times by the San Jose Magazine as one of Silicon Valley's Best Lawyers in Criminal Law and Family Law. As a former police officer and sergeant, Jensen has great knowledge when it comes to effectively defending his clients in state and federal courts. If you or a loved one are in need of legal guidance, Daniel Jensen may be able help. Learn more by calling the The Law Office of Daniel Jensen, P.C. at (408) 296-4100.
Christopher Duane Hirz
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(408) 294-4525 75 E Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA 95113
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
I focus my practice primarily on Family Law matters in Santa Clara, San Benito, and Santa Cruz county. My goal is to give my clients the best legal advice, try to resolve their case by reaching a fair settlement with the opposing side, and being prepared to aggressively advocate for their interests if the matter proceeds to Court to be litigated. My firm also offers Estate Planning and Probate services.
William M. Kaufman Esq.
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Mountain View, CA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(650) 691-2888 777 Cuesta Drive
Suite 200
Mountain View, CA 94040
Free ConsultationDivorce, Construction, Family and Insurance Defense
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of Arizona
William Kaufman has been a litigator throughout his career and has extensive experience in multiple practice areas of civil litigation. Mr. Kaufman’s legal career began representing individuals in bankruptcy and family law matters. Over the last several years, his focus has been exclusively on construction litigation. Prior to joining Lockhart Park. LLP, Mr. Kaufman was an associate attorney at Leonidou & Rosin representing large general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in construction litigation matters involving mechanic’s liens, stop payment notice, payment bonds and delay claims. Thereafter, Mr. Kaufman was a senior associate at LaMore, Brazier, Riddle &...
Sally Roselle Cooperrider
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San Jose, CA Divorce Lawyer with 38 years experience
142 George St
San Jose, CA 95110
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Santa Clara University and San Jose State University
I practice family law, with an emphasis on collaborative divorces and mediation. I also prepare QDROs (Qualified Domestic Relations Orders) for the division of pensions in a divorce. In addition I practice estate plannning, including preparing revocable living trusts, special needs trusts, and wills. My practice is near downtown San Jose, California. I have been an attorney for 25 years.
Andrea Mah
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(408) 564-5674 1530 Meridian Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of San Francisco School of Law
Andrea represents clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, legal separation, annulment, custody and visitation, support, and complex property division.

Andrea understands the impact a divorce and other family law issues can have on people’s lives and is committed to provide support to litigants with family law issues, while explaining the law to them and advocating for the best results possible.

Adam Nathan Gurley
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(415) 240-9953 3755 Balboa St
Suite 204
San Francisco, CA 94121
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
UC Hastings COL
I am a San Francisco Divorce Attorney who has done Family Law/divorce cases for more than seventeen years. I have done hundreds of Family Law hearings, rather than just a few. I have had cases in every county in the Bay Area. An experienced attorney, like myself, can make a huge difference in the outcome of your family law situation. Call me at 415.240.9953 and I will give you an immediate free telephone consultation. You can text me at 415.240.9953. I do traditional representation and "Limited Scope." With Limited Scope, there is no large up front retainer. You just pay as...
Kimberly A. Madigan
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Redwood City, CA Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(650) 482-8480 3 Lagoon Drive
Suite 190
Redwood City, CA 94065
Divorce and Family
Univ of Alberta
Kimberly Madigan is a founding partner of Madigan & Lewis, LLP, family law firm representing clients throughout the Bay Area. She is admitted to practice law before all courts in the State of California. Ms. Madigan was named a "Rising Star" in family law by Super Lawyers on the basis of peer recognition and professional achievement for years 2012-2014. In 2014, Ms. Madigan was named as one of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in Northern California by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA). She is serving as the 2015 chair of...
Dianne Drew Butler
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Stockton, CA Divorce Lawyer with 33 years experience
(209) 478-0840 3031 W. March Lane Suite 224
Stockton, CA 95219
Divorce and Family
California Legal Specialist In Family Law and Humphreys College
CERTIFIED FAMILY LAW SPECIALIST At the Law Office of Dianne Drew Butler C.F.L.S., we have worked closely with men and women across the Central Valley in California since 1986. We know that the legal process can be complicated and take great care to carefully explain the law and process to you so that you have a realistic idea of what to expect. We will help you understand your rights and options so that you can make good decisions that are in your best interests. Our Credentials We offer clients extensive experience and knowledge in family law matters, having focused our practice exclusively...
Kiana Moradi
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(415) 872-1080 Two Transamerica Center
505 Sansome Street, Suite 1980
San Francisco, CA 94111
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Cornell University
Ms. Moradi's practice focuses on complex dissolution matters and contested custody issues. She has represented clients in issues involving valuation of businesses, stock options, and division of limited partnerships. She has also represented parents in contested custody cases, including move-aways. She has effectively helped clients at all stages of the process, from mediation to settlement conferences to trial. Ms. Moradi's combination of business acumen, litigation experience, and negotiation skills enable her to generate tailored, effective solutions unique to each client. After graduating from Cornell Law School, Ms. Moradi was a litigator at one of the nation's top law firms, Reed Smith....
John Henry Perrott
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
(408) 294-4600 1625 The Alameda, Suite 208
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Immigration
-- Over 10 years experience in Family Law -- Certified Family Law Specialist -- Good Listener & Idea Generator -- Can Think Outside the Box to Help You Get Great Results -- Friendly Style Facilitates Settlements
Patrick Curry
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Stockton, CA Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(209) 473-0394 5637 N Pershing Ave
Stockton, CA 95207
Divorce, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
Humphreys College of Law
Member of California and Federal Bar. Managing partner, current practice involves civil litigation, personal injury litigation for plaintiffs, defense, Probate, Consumer law, Family Law. As an Attorney, I am quite proficient in pleading and practice procedure, legal research in the library, web and computer, judicial procedure and rules of evidence. I have tried over a 200 court and jury trials. I have arbitrated and mediated over 500 cases. I have had experience with Superior, Appeals and Federal courts. I am a hearing officer for the City of Stockton and County of San Joaquin and a Pro...
Michael John Apicella
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Petaluma, CA Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(415) 377-1580 10 Fourth Street
Petaluma, CA 94952
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
I've always had a passion for law and justice. As such, I gave up a business career in my mid thirties to obtain a law degree. I graduated from law school in 2001. While in school, I received multiple awards and honors, including top 5% of my class in the first year, as well as a merit scholarship. I received special training in trial work, earning certificates in litigation, public interest law, and mediation. My law practice began in commercial litigation, where I had certain aptitudes and strengths due to my business background....
Erica Bansmer
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Stockton, CA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(209) 474-2400 7488 Shoreline Dr.
Suite A-1
Stockton, CA 95219
Divorce, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
University of the Pacific
For over 8 years Mrs. Bansmer has been practicing law and providing legal services in the areas of DUI Defense, Divorce and Family Law, and Bankruptcy Law. She has a degree in economics and psychology from the University of California-Davis. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She founded Bansmer Law with the strong conviction that clients deserve practical advice with sound legal counsel. At Bansmer Law, compassionate and aggressive legal representation is implemented to produce winning results.
Jasmine Davaloo
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San Rafael, CA Divorce Attorney with 8 years experience
(415) 226-4046 1000 4th St Ste 425
San Rafael, CA 94901
Divorce and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Madan Ahluwalia
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San Jose, CA Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience
255 N. Market Street
San Jose, CA 95110
Divorce, Family and Immigration
University of San Francisco School of Law
Ahluwalia Law Professional Corporation is a general practice law firm located in San Jose, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Striving to achieve meaningful, long-lasting relationships with our clients, we offer affordable, efficient and personalized service. Attorney Madan Ahluwalia, Managing Attorney, has been providing his clients with legal representation since 1995.
Kathy M. Campbell
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Campbell, CA Divorce Lawyer with 16 years experience
(408) 732-5400 1901 S. Bascom Avenue
Suite 1550
Campbell, CA 95008
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Seattle University School of Law
The break-down and end of a marriage is stressful and difficult enough that lawyers should not do further harm to the family by adding hostility, increasing costs, and encouraging endless litigation. While I will fight to protect my clients rights, I am skilled enough to protect my clients rights and minimize the financial and emotional costs a heavily contested proceeding can bring. I frequently help families pursue paths with alternative dispute resolution methods to achieve these goals. Many clients report that they are more empowered and stronger after this process than they were starting the process especially when pursuing the...
Ekaterina Berman
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San Jose, CA Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(408) 483-3012 3031 Tisch Way 711
San Jose, CA 95128
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Immigration
Whittier Law School
Attorney Ekaterina Berman is a passionate professional who serves individuals and small businesses since 2006. She decided to start her own office seeing how most clients do not get the legal service they deserve, and compromise their rights. Ekaterina always works personally with her clients, and put emphasis on understanding their situation and adjusting the strategy to their needs and capabilities. Being her client you soon discover that she is a fighter, and will never let go on your behalf. She is a meticulous researcher and will make sure everything is done correctly, and nothing slips through the calendar...
Marla Dawn Keenan
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Santa Rosa, CA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(707) 525-8800 438 First street, 4th floor
4th floor
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Divorce and Family
Empire Coll School of Law
The California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization has certified Ms. Keenan-Rivero as a Specialist in Family Law. She handles all family law matters, including dissolution of marriage, division of property, valuation and characterization of property, child custody, paternity, child support, spousal support, prenuptial agreements, modification proceedings, mediation, domestic violence issues, guardianships, and step-parent adoptions.

Ms. Keenan-Rivero joined the law firm of Perry, Johnson, Anderson, Miller & Moskowitz in July 2002, and was announced partner in November of 2011.

Ms. Keenan-Rivero attended the University of California, Berkeley as an undergraduate obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in 1994. She subsequently attended...
David Weinberg
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Palo Alto, CA Divorce Lawyer with 54 years experience
(650) 320-1660 2225 E. Bayshore Road
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of Minnesota Law School
I have been certified as a Specialist in Family by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. My practice is devoted to assisting separated and divorcing couples to respectfully resolve their differences and settle their case without resorting to litigation or other court intervention. I have been practicing Family Law for more than 40 years and work exclusively in the mediation and collaborative law models of dispute resolution.
Victoria R.D. Campbell
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 3 years experience
(408) 564-5674 1530 Meridian Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Victoria R. D. Campbell received her Bachelor of Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, in Political Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in 2013. While in undergrad, she interned at a small family law office in Southern California, where she confirmed her interest in a legal career and discovered her interest in Family Law.

Victoria began law school at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, CA, and transferred to Santa Clara University, where she earned her Juris Doctor in 2016. During her law school career, she received a CALI award in Criminal Law and in Gender and Law.

While at Santa Clara...
Lea M. Nemeth
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney
(408) 288-7800 1055 Minnesota Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Eric Daniel Despotes
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 475
San Jose, CA 95126
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Eric Despotes became the newest attorney at Lonich & Patton, LLP in February 2010 and assists in all areas of the firm's practice, Family Law, Estate Planning, and Business Law Eric grew up in the Bay Area and attended college at California State University, Long Beach, earning a degree in Poltical Science with an emphasis in International Relations. He then returned to the Bay Area to attend law school. Eric graduated cum laude from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2009. He received the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Constitutional Law and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award...
Robert Joseph Cleek
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Novato, CA Divorce Lawyer with 41 years experience
(415) 897-4450 1701 Novato Boulevard, Suite 302
Novato, CA 94945
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Robert J. Cleek, a San Francisco native, attended St. Joseph's College Seminary and the University of San Francisco, graduating in 1970. Prior to becoming an attorney, he worked for nearly a decade in law enforcement as a correctional officer and counselor at San Quentin State Prison. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Golden Gate University School of Law 1978 and was admitted to practice immediately thereafter. He is admitted to practice before all the courts of California, the local federal District Courts, the Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit and the Supreme Court of...
Swapna Anthoor
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Fremont, CA Divorce Attorney
(510) 244-2760 39111 Paseo Padre Parkway
Suite 115a
Fremont, CA 94538
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
As founder of the Anthoor Law Group, APC, Swampa Anthoor guides Fremont residents through the estate planning process. She has law licenses in both India and California, and can assist with legal concerns involving both jurisdictions. Her firm also provides legal representation in matters of family law and business law. Attorney Anthoor is a member of the California State Bar and Bar Council of India. In addition to English, she can aid clients in Malayalam, Hindi and Tamil. To learn more, please contact her firm today and receive a free consultation
John Daniel Hodson
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Fairfield, CA Divorce Attorney with 33 years experience
(707) 421-7800 727 Texas Street
Fairfield, CA 94533
Divorce and Family
George Washington Univ LS
John Hodson is managing and founding partner of Hodson & Mullin, Attorneys at Law, a six lawyer firm with offices in Vacaville and Fairfield, California. He is AV-Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a board-Certified Family Law Specialist (California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization) and a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). His practice is entirely devoted to family law as litigant's counsel, arbitrator, mediator, private judge, judge pro tem, special master, and collaborative counsel spanning over 30 years.
A graduate of The George Washington University National Law Center in Washington,...
Benita Ventresca
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LOS GATOS, CA Divorce Lawyer with 41 years experience
(408) 395-8822 20 S. SANTA CRUZ AVE.
Divorce and Family
Golden Gate University School of Law
Benita Ventresca has been practicing family law in Santa Clara County, California, since 1978. She helps her clients throughout San Jose and the Bay Area deal with some of lifes most difficult issues while minimizing conflict and reaching the fastest possible resolution whenever possible. At Law Offices of Benita Ventresca, Attorney Ventresca provides representation in family law areas that include divorce, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, restraining orders, and paternity actions. Attorney Ventresca emphasizes communication with her clients, persistent advocacy, and attention to all aspects of their case. Regardless of the size of the case, her...
Amy L. Alvis
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Brentwood, CA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
(925) 516-1617 613 First Street, Suite 202
Brentwood, CA 94513
Divorce and Estate Planning
Amy's approach to estate planning is to focus on each client's unique needs and objectives. She strives to design a comprehensive plan for her clients that provides the maximum protection without compromise. Her broad experience enables her to provide keen insight for her clients. She is deeply commitment to her clients and the ethical standards of her profession. Amy has lived in Brentwood since 2001 with her husband and two daughters. She is a Director for the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce and in her free time, enjoys yoga, reading and golf.
William Kopper
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Davis, CA Divorce Lawyer with 39 years experience
(530) 758-0757 417 E St
Davis, CA 95616
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Elder and Family
University of California, Davis
Gemma V. Reyes
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Santa Clara, CA Divorce Lawyer
(408) 292-6289 900 Lafayette Street
Suite 201, Room 12
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Attorney Gemma V. Reyes has over 20 years of experience as a family law attorney, conducting research, negotiations, and litigation in that field of law. She also has experience practicing in both the civil and criminal law. Attorney Reyes has a commitment to the State of California and therefore she's chosen to live, study, and practice in this state. Attorney Reyes has appeared and argued in both State and Federal Courts, litigating and arguing various motions. She has successfully worked with a wide range of people from different communities and socio-economic levels, and she adapts well to change and...
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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.

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