San Bernardino County, California Divorce Lawyers

Steven P. Fernandez
(310) 879-1972Free Consultation
Santa Monica, CA Divorce Lawyer
28 years experience
Gina Marie Famularo
Free Consultation
Murrieta, CA Divorce Lawyer
19 years experience
Frank J. Prainito
(909) 481-3626
Rancho Cucamonga, CA Divorce Attorney
20 years experience
Jillian K. Duggan-Herd
(951) 715-4632
Riverside, CA Divorce Lawyer
6 years experience
Michael Young
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 19 years experience
(866) 902-5290 1980 Orange Tree Lane
Suite 260
Redlands, CA 92374
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Southwestern Law School
Michael R. Young is a skilled divorce attorney from San Bernardino, CA.
Joseph Torri
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 13 years experience
(866) 630-5757 3200 Guasti Road
Ontario, CA 91761
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Western State Univ COL
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 of the Criminal Justice Student Association. Mr. Torri attended law school at Western State University College of Law in Fullerton, California. While in law school, he was on the moot court team where he competed in a state competition and was one of the finalists based on his writing and oral advocacy. Mr. Torri also was...
(866) 630-5757 13215 E. Penn Street, Suite 535
Whittier, CA 90602
(866) 630-5757 4255 Main Street
Suite 12
Riverside , CA 92501
Shelly Jean John
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 19 years experience
(909) 948-7488 10733 Laurel St.
Suite 220
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of San Francisco School of Law
We realize that divorce and separation experiences are stressful for you. We manage your legal case so you can tend to your family and other important responsibilities. Our Client and Process Focused approach emphasizes, Accessibility, Professionalism, and Passion. Accessible: Meeting your needs is our top priority. You will have direct contact with your attorney by telephone, email and office appointments. When the attorney is in Court, the knowledgeable and caring staff are happy to assist you. Attorney John will personally speak with you before and after your hearing so you always remain informed and have all...
Paul Jeffrey Wallin
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 39 years experience
(877) 466-5245 505 N. Arrowhead Avenue
Suite 105
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Pepperdine University School of Law
For over 35 years, I have been successfully representing clients facing criminal charges or dealing with family law matters. As the Senior Partner of Wallin & Klarich, A Law Corporation, I work hard to ensure our clients are represented with respect and professionalism. When you hire our firm, you place your trust in a team of attorneys and legal professionals, whose only goal is to obtain the best result possible in your case. You are not alone. We will get through this together.
(877) 466-5245 17592 Irvine Blvd
Tustin, CA 92780
(877) 466-5245 4255 Main Street, Suite 7
Riverside, CA 92501
(877) 466-5245 444 W. C Street
Suite 410
San Diego, CA 92101
(877) 466-5245 15303 Ventura Blvd.
9th Floor
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
(877) 466-5245 21151 S. Western Ave
Suite 233
Torrance, CA 90501
(877) 466-5245 23822 Valencia Blvd.
Suite 306
Valencia , CA 91355
(818) 785-6900 6315 Van Nuys Blvd.
Suite 210
Van Nuys, CA 91401
(877) 466-5245 3585 Maple Street, Suite 289
Ventura, CA 93003
(877) 466-5245 15437 Anacapa Road
Suite 12
Victorville, CA 92392
(877) 466-5245 1619 West Garvey Ave.
Suite 107
West Covina, CA 91790
Sheldon E. Lee
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 17 years experience
(909) 383-1867 505 N Arrowhead Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
As an associate of Wallin & Klarich, I know the emotional aspects of going through a difficult dissolution, a family law issue or a criminal matter. I will provide the time and attention into each individual case whether it is a family law or criminal case so that my clients can be assured that their case is being competently handled.
(888) 749-7428 17592 Irvine Blvd
Tustin, CA 92780
(888) 749-7428 4255 Main Street
Suite 7
Riverside, CA 92501
(888) 749-7428 15437 Anacapa Road
Suite 12
Victorville, CA 92392
Stephanie Squires
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 20 years experience
(909) 474-7944 10700 Civic Center Drive
Suite 100B
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Divorce is never easy, but having a trustworthy, experienced attorney on your side can make it easier. Attorney Stephanie J. Squires is committed to giving you the honest answers you deserve and helping you find a resolution to the important issues that arise in a divorce. Whatever the particular challenges of your divorce, Stephanie Squires has the experience and dedication it takes to successfully fight for your best interests. With strong litigation skills and more than 15 years of professional experience, Ms. Squires understands how important it is to put your needs first. Whether your divorce...
Linda Lindsey
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 8 years experience
(909) 801-7388 357 West 2nd Street #11
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
University of La Verne College of Law
Linda A. Lindsey is a life-long resident of the Inland Empire. She is not only a licensed attorney in the State of California and the United States - Central District Court of California; she also holds a M.B.A. and has over 25 years of successful for-profit and non-profit business experience. She believes that all persons should have access to justice and even with a busy law practice she contributes her time and energy at local legal aid agencies. Each case is handled with professionalism and integrity. Linda A. Lindsey currently devotes her practice to representing clients in San Bernardino...
Stella Espinoza Browne
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 13 years experience
(909) 949-1340 99 N San Antonio Ave
Suite 340
Upland, CA 91786
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Univ of LaVerne COL
Our goal is to provide each client with the highest quality legal services and attention. We are dedicated to personally focusing on providing personalized attention to each case. While we recognize that each case is unique and may require different strategy, one common factor remainsâour commitment to aggressive and personal representation of our clients. Our entire staff is dedicated to providing each our clients a professional, personalized, and supportive environment as we work to find the best legal solution for you. At the Law Offices of Stella Espinoza Browne we dedicate our practice exclusively to the areas of Family and Criminal Law....
Torrence Lee Howell
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 22 years experience
(909) 920-0908 1365 W Foothill Blvd
Upland, CA 91786
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business and Family
Univ of LaVerne COL
If you are looking for an experienced attorney in the areas of Family or Business law, Torrence L. Howell at the Law Offices of Torrence L. Howell, has been serving clients in Southern California for more than 13 years. I understand that business assets are often placed at jeopardy when family issues such as divorce occur. In other words, business and family law are often intertwined. As a lawyer who holds an MBA degree and owns my own firm, I understand how a business must be structured in order to survive financially, and I know what it...
Beverly Wilson Quinn
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 50 years experience
(909) 922-2028 10565 Civic Center Dr
Suite 128
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
As the founding attorney at The Law Office of Beverly W. Quinn, Rancho Cucamonga attorney Beverly W. Quinn provides legal representation in a variety of family law matters including divorce. She has over 45 years of experience serving Californians. Attorney Quinn is a Certified Family Law Specialist. She is a graduate of the University Of Southern California Gould School Of Law and served as president of the East-West Family Law Counsel. Receive a free consultation by contacting her firm today.
Diana L. Martinez
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 19 years experience
(909) 548-2171 15338 Central Ave.
Chino, CA 91710
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
University of Southern California School of Law
Since 2007, Diana L. Martinez has dedicated 100% of her legal practice to out-of-court, informed, and family focused solutions. The destruction Ms. Martinez saw while battling divorce cases in court, led her to this re-structure. The reality is that few people enter a divorce ready to make legal and financial agreements on support, parenting, and asset and debit allocation. Even fewer enter divorce with the trust and confidence that their soon-to-be ex will be open, honest, and "fair". Ms. Martinez provides her clients with the tools to prepare themselves emotionally, financially, and legally, so that all...
David N Booth
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 8 years experience
(844) 384-3332 8600 Utica Ave. #200
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationDivorce, 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.
(844) 384-3332 4 Venture #255
Irvine, CA 92618
(844) 384-3332 4401 Atlantic
2nd Floor
Long Beach, CA 90807
Frank J. Prainito
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 20 years experience
(909) 481-3626 8300 Utica Ave,
Suite 245
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Elder and Family
Western State University, College of Law
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, Riverside, and Los Angeles County and knowing the majority of the judges, I can give you an honest opinion of the expected results of your particular case. I give intensive attention to crucial details of all legal issues, so you can be sure that we will not miss anything. CONSULTATION: ...
Rebekah Ryan Main
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 11 years experience
(909) 891-0906 10700 Jersey Blvd.
Suite 450
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationDivorce, Business, Family and Insurance Defense
California Southern LS
Aaron Mark Hudson
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 16 years experience
(909) 581-4888 9353 Fairway View Place
Suite 120
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Lincoln Law School and Lincoln University
If you are searching for the representation of a divorce lawyer in Ontario, it may benefit you to contact Attorney Aaron M. Hudson. As a board certified specialist of family law with more than a decade of experience, Attorney Hudson has the skills and resources to take on even the most complex cases. In addition, Mr. Hudson is proud to offer top-tier legal advice at competitive fees. To find out more about the services available to you, be sure to contact the firm today. Free consultations are given!
Stephen Paul Levine
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 39 years experience
323 W. Court Street
Suite 402
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
I am a Certified Specialist in criminal law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and a Member of the American Legal Specialists as well.I have been practicing in the Inland Empire for 37 years,both in Criminal Defense and in Family Law matters.I spent many years in Private sole Practice and have joined one of the most well known firms in the Inland Empire in 2007.My partners and I can handle most of your legal matters in house
Matthew Edward Sheasby
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 19 years experience
(909) 980-2242 10535 Foothill Blvd
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Bankruptcy and Family
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Amy Marie York Garrett
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 27 years experience
(909) 386-5470 463 N. Sierra Way
San Bernardino, CA 92410
Divorce, Family and Probate
Western State University College of Law and University of Cambridge, Downing College, England
Elizabeth Ann Ritter
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 32 years experience
15428 Civic Drive Suite 325
Victorville, CA 92392
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Probate
Southwestern University School of Law
Joyce Marie Holcomb
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 11 years experience
(909) 889-7111 215 N D St
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Divorce, Business, Estate Planning and Family
California Southern LS
I am a member of the California State Bar since 2006; the San Bernardino County Bar and Association of Certified Family Law Specialist. I am a certified Family Specialist (I am the only female Certified Family Law Specialist in the Cities of San Bernardino, Redlands and Highland). For the past 6 years I have had the Indigent Defense Contract with the County of San Bernardino wherein I was court appointed to represent several hundred of defendants who were charged with Contempt of Court for violation of court orders (typically non-payment of child support). I also represented several hundred military personal under the...
Donald S Dench
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 19 years experience
(909) 481-0779 9650 Business Center Drive
Suite 102
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Juvenile
Quality & Experienced Defense You Can Trust Donald S. Dench, a well-known attorney in Rancho Cucamonga, serves all southern California court jurisdictions. Mr. Dench provides quality and experienced legal defense as a family lawyer, family law attorney, criminal lawyer, criminal law attorney, and a mediation attorney. • High Quality, Experienced, Legal Representation • Your Trusted Counsel, Every Step of the Way • Local, Home Court Advantage • On Your Side, Always Here For You “I value and respect the relationships...
Stefan Pancer
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 40 years experience
700 E. Redlands Blvd.
Suite U299
Redlands, CA 92373
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Domestic Violence and Family
Jeffrey Dean Grotke
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 13 years experience
(909) 888-8418 320 N E St
San Bernardino, CA 92401
Divorce, Appeals, Business and Family
Univ of LaVerne COL
Jeff Grotke has successfully litigated in family law, including successfully defending against a claim of marital fraud, and has prevailed at trial in a claim of marital fraud and abuse of an elderly person. He has extensive experience with loan modifications, including post-foreclosure defense, bankruptcy actions, and other loan modification litigation. Personal injury cases are also about one-third of his practice, including auto-collision cases.
Lenita Skoretz
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 20 years experience
(909) 792-9222 12 Nevada St., Suite C
Redlands, CA 92373
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Probate
Steven James Brown
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 22 years experience
(909) 833-8981 5811 Pine Ave
Chino Hills, CA 91709
Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Univ of LaVerne COL
Min Stephen Cho
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 15 years experience
(909) 652-3020 10535 Foothill Blvd
Suite 490
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Western State Univ COL
Mark B. Dobkin
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 17 years experience
(909) 931-4949 876 N Mountain Ave, Suite 202
Upland, CA 91786
Divorce and Family
Western State Univ COL
Samuel Rice Wasserson
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 43 years experience
(909) 920-0440 100 N. Euclid Avenue
Upland, CA 91786
Divorce, Estate Planning and Family
Univ of LaVerne COL
Robert McCoy
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 24 years experience
(909) 467-1169 204 N San Antonio Ave
Ontario, CA 91762
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Juvenile
California Western School of Law
Crista Marie Haynes
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Lawyer.
(909) 466-5575 3333 Concours St., Building 4
Ste 4202
Ontario, CA 91764
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Michael Steven Fey
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San Bernardino County, CA Divorce Attorney. 2 years experience
(909) 466-5575 3333 Concours Street, Ste. 4202
Ste 211
Ontario, CA 91764
Divorce, Criminal, Family and Landlord Tenant
University of La Verne College of Law
Jillian K. Duggan-Herd
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Riverside County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 6 years experience
(951) 715-4632 4094 Chestnut Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Gonzaga University School of Law
Temecula Family Law Attorney Jillian Duggan-Herd is an Attorney at the Law Office of Heather Cullen. Attorney Duggan-Herd is currently an active member of State Bar of California and practices exclusively Family Law. Attorney Duggan-Herd is a native Californian who graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from the University of California, San Diego. She then earned her Juris Doctor Degree from Gonzaga University, School of Law in Spokane Washington. Prior to joining the Law Office of Heather Cullen team, Attorney Duggan-Herd had a successful legal practice wherein she represented her client to successful outcomes in various family...
(951) 715-4632 28465 Old Town Front Street, Suite 321
Temecula, CA 92590
Heather Mellyn Cullen
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Riverside County, CA Divorce Attorney. 18 years experience
(951) 715-4632 4094 Chestnut St
Riverside, CA 92501
Divorce and Family
University of California - Riverside and University of California, Davis, School of Law
The family law practice at the Law Office of Heather Cullen strives to maintain effective, quality relationships with each of our clients. We treat each client with integrity and respect for his or her individual needs, goals and objectives. We focus on intelligent legal representation. We pledge to listen to and communicate with each of our clients. At our firm, we will give you the personal attention you need as you work through your family law issue. Our practice focuses on all areas of family law, from complicated divorce with complex property division, custody and support to simple preparation...
(951) 715-4632 28465 Old Town Front Street
Suite 321
Temecula, CA 92590
Valerie Lee Murphy
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Riverside County, CA Divorce Attorney. 11 years experience
(951) 715-4632 4094 Chestnut Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Divorce and Family
California Southern, School of Law
Valerie L. Murphy is a native Southern Californian who joined the Law Office of Heather Cullen as an Attorney in early 2008. Attorney Murphy's legal focus is on family law matters including divorce, termination of domestic partnerships, custody and visitation, establishment of parental relationships (paternity), domestic violence, division of community property, child support and spousal support. Attorney Murphy has extensive experience and personal knowledge with issues regarding the United States Military and Family Law. Her experience includes issues relating to divorce, child and spousal support, the Soldier and Sailors Relief act, as well as application of Federal...
(951) 715-4632 28465 Old Town Front Street
Suite 321
Temecula, CA 92590
Harry Mirchandaney
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Riverside County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 8 years experience
(800) 756-1091 7155 Magnolia Ave.
Suite 200
Riverside, CA 92504
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Probate
Harvard Law School and Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Harry Mirchandaney counsels clients throughout California on trusts and wills, probate and trust administration, Personal Injury, Divorce and related issues such as Child Custody, Child and Spousal Support, and pre-nuptial and post-marital property agreements, through HMA Law Group's offices in Newport Beach, Riverside, and satellite locations.
(800) 756-1091 620 Newport Center Drive
Suite 1100
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Richard Gaines Heston
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Riverside County, CA Divorce Attorney. 38 years experience
(951) 290-2827 4192 Brockton Avenue
Suite 100
Riverside, CA 92501
Divorce, Bankruptcy and Family
Southwestern Law School
Having practiced for 29 years in both bankruptcy and family law, two often related fields of practice effecting consumers, I have gained considerable expertise as well as an understanding that consumers are seeking prompt resolution of such issues with the least conflict and at the lowest cost. Being among a small handful of dual Certified Specialists in both Bankruptcy and Family Law, I am frequently sought out by attorneys and litigants whose cases originating in one field have spilled over into the other, where knowledge and experience in both areas is essential.
(949) 222-1041 19700 Fairchild Road
Suite 280
Irvine, CA 92612
Amanda Beth Naples
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Riverside County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 4 years experience
(951) 715-4632 4094 Chestnut Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Divorce and Family
Gonzaga University School of Law
Amanda B. Naples is an Attorney at The Law Office of Heather Cullen. Attorney Naples is currently an active member of State Bar of California and practices exclusively Family Law. Attorney Naples is a native Southern Californian who graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine. She then earned her Juris Doctor Degree from Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington. Attorney Naples is an excellent legal writer having sharpened her legal writing skills as an editor of the Gonzaga Law Review. Her endeavors resulted in many published scholarly legal articles....
(951) 715-4632 28465 Old Town Front Street
Suite 321
Temecula, CA 92590
Laura Chanel Rosauer
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Riverside County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 20 years experience
(951) 328-8400 4049 Almond Street
Suite 202
Riverside, CA 92501
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
California Western School of Law
Ted Khalaf
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Riverside County, CA Divorce Lawyer. 17 years experience
3403 10th St
Riverside, CA 92501
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Western State Univ COL
Ted Khalaf is highly skilled in all legal matters pertaining to Divorce and Family Law within the state of California. Our team of skilled lawyers will represent you throughout the process of understanding your rights around a divorce, custody battle or marital and child support situation. Besides being emotionally devastating, a divorce can be financially crippling, and it is essential that you align yourself with a Divorce and Family Law attorney who will represent you to the fullest extent. A Proven Track Record of Success Whether you are dealing with the difficult task of marital property...
(626) 478-3550 33 S Catalina Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106
6300 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
402 W Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
1609 W Valley Blvd Ste 108
Allhambra, CA 91803
Matthew James Knez
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Riverside County, CA Divorce Attorney. 1 year experience
(951) 742-7681 6780 Indiana Avenue
Suite 150
Riverside, CA 92506
Divorce, Business, Family and Personal Injury
University of La Verne College of Law
Matthew J. Knez graduated from the University of Redlands in California where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing. He went on to pursue his Law Degree at the University of LaVerne, College of Law in Ontario, California. While pursuing his law degree he earned various awards, including CALI Award in Torts and he was on the Dean’s List. Mr. Knez was also a member of the Justice and Immigration Clinic where he worked with people seeking asylum into the United States from countries where they had experienced persecution or threat of persecution....