San Diego County, California Divorce Lawyers

Roy M. Doppelt Esq.
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2019 Super Lawyer: Benefits/Qualifications No Other Attorney Can Match!

Full time experienced family law attorneys represent clients in divorce cases including custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, division of assets, division of debts and other related issues. Read More »
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Steven Lucas Aicher
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Only SD Family Law Attorney With MBA/Navy Veteran/Former FLJ Foundation Lawyer.

California Western School of LawCalifornia
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Nancy J. Bickford
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Successful Divorce Lawyer! Certified Family Law Specialist & Public Accountant!

I am a dedicated attorney practicing exclusively in the area of family law. I provide skilled representation to pursue the results you need. Visit my website to see client testimonials and call now for a consultation. Read More »
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Julia Kaemerle
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Free consultation, aggressive representation in divorce and custody cases.

I'm an experienced family law and divorce lawyer and will fight for the best results for you and your children. My practice includes complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody & visitation. Read More »
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Damon Brandon Forney
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Only SD Certified Family Law Specialist Who Is A Former State/Federal Prosecutor

Full time experienced family law attorneys represent clients in divorce cases including custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, division of assets, division of debts and other related issues. Read More »
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Paul A. Swiller
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(619) 794-2018 1901 1st Ave
#228
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family and Juvenile
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Garrison Klueck
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(866) 920-3993 7777 Alvarado Road, Suite # 413
La Mesa, CA 91942
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Although our whole firm prides itself on being "warriors in court," I believe that I have a calling to spread the word to folks that there are alternatives to going to court. There are alternatives like mediation, collaborative law and cooperative law. People in our firm, and myself, had to take extra training, often at substantial expense and in other states, to be able to offer those alternative dispute methods for our clients. Now I have hobbies of "spreading the word" about those alternatives. I appear on TV, often with other members of our firm....
Matthew J Mesnik
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 9 years experience
(619) 966-4435 3914 Murphy Canyon Rd.
Suite A222
San Diego, CA 92123
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
California Western School of Law
Mr. Mesnik has dedicated 100% of his practice to family law cases such as divorce, child custody and support, domestic partnership dissolution, post judgment enforcement, and modifications of support and custody. Mr. Mesnik appears in all San Diego County Family Courts including North County in Vista, California, East County in El Cajon, Downtown Central Court, Dontown Family Court, Madge Bradley Building, and Southbay in Chula Vista. Mr. Mesnik has appeared in front of each Family Court judge in San Diego County and is knowledgeable of each judicial officer currently on the bench. Throughout Mr. Mesnik's years of practice he has...
Michael B Black
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
2220 Otay Lakes Road, Ste. 502-217
Chula Vista, CA 91915
Divorce, Employment, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University New Orleans
Jaime Teuchert
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 6 years experience
(858) 376-7251 12396 World Trade Drive, Suite 215
San Diego, CA 92128
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
California Western School of Law
Born in Pomona, California, Ms. Teuchert is a graduate of California Western School of Law. While at California Western, Ms. Teuchert studied Family Law and was the Vice President of the Child, Family and Elder Law Society. In addition to receiving Academic Achievement Awards in Mediation Advocacy and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Ms. Teuchert graduated at the top of her class on the Dean’s Honor List. During law school, Ms. Teuchert received a State Bar of California Commendation and the Bonnie Reading Scholarship for her work in family law. Ms. Teuchert also holds an English degree from the University of California, Santa...
Shannon B. Miles
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(858) 943-2060 12396 World Trade Drive, Suite 215
San Diego, CA 92128
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
California Western School of Law and University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Born into a military family in Quantico, Virginia, Ms. Miles attended California Western School of Law, graduating in 2006. While at Cal Western, Ms. Miles studied Family Law and Community Property. Ms. Miles clerked for a family law firm and civil litigation firm while in law school. Ms. Miles also served as a judicial extern for the military judges at Camp Pendleton. Ms. Miles started with our firm in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Miles worked for the law firm of Moore, Schulman & Moore for four years, practicing exclusively in the area of family law. She is trained...
Joseph N Casas
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(855) 267-4457 402 West Broadway
Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92101
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Criminal
Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
Joseph N. Casas is a bilingual attorney and business advisor with a diverse background and experience founded upon his service as an infantryman in the U.S. Marine Corps and a J.A.G. officer in the U.S. Navy. As an attorney, Joseph’s experience includes corporate law, bankruptcy law, and the defense and prosecution of complex matters including business and commercial torts, personal injury, contractual disputes, fraud, and securities claims. Joseph also maintains an active military law practice. He has represented dozens of service members before courts-martial and administrative separation boards. As a business advisor, Joseph specializes...
Stephen J. Moore Esq.
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience
(760) 720-9890 1015 Chestnut Ave
#C-2
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Divorce, Family and Probate
California Western School of Law
Brian Victor
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(858) 633-3529 4225 Executive Square
Suite 600
San Diego, CA 92037
Free ConsultationDivorce, Administrative, Family and Juvenile
Concord Law School
San Diego Attorney Brian A. Victor has litigated complex family law matters ranging from child custody issues to community property debts resulting from loans. Brian A. Victor is the only attorney in San Diego County with prior work experience at Family Court Services (FCS) where for more than eleven years he worked with the most challenging child custody visitation matters and crafted more than 4000 child custody recommendations for Family Court judges. Attorney Victor sets himself apart from other family law attorneys in his ability to prepare clients for their FCS custody and visitation session when there is a custody dispute...
Kyle Joseph Siems
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
(619) 284-4113 7676 Hazard Center Dr. #625
San Diego, CA 92108
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Voted a Semi-Finalist for San Diego’s Top Family Law Attorneys according to the San Diego Daily Transcript. Kyle J. Siems received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Loyola University of New Orleans, where he graduated Cum Laude and was chosen to study at the John Felice Rome Center of Liberal Arts during his junior year. Mr. Siems received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. After graduating law school, Mr. Siems worked as a staff attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii. As Legal Aid, Mr. Siems primarily handled family...
Denise E. Oxley Esq.
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience

Inns of Court School of Law, Grays Inn, LondonUnited Kingdom and California
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Paul A. Swiller
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the LawCalifornia
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Thomas Huguenor
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 47 years experience
(858) 458-9500 4225 Executive Square
Suite 270
La Jolla, CA 92037
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
California Western School of Law
Lance Raymond Claery
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 17 years experience
(877) 756-4111 8880 Rio San Diego Drive
Suite 370
San Diego, CA 92108
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,...
Martin Elwood
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience
(619) 231-8600 1901 1st Ave
Suite 116
San Diego, CA 92101
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Personal Injury
New York Law School
LEGAL SERVICES PROVIDED Family Law and Personal Injury Divorce Evaluation and Characterization of Property Child Custody Child Support Custody Time-share Division of Property Restraining Orders Spousal Support
Linda A. Jazo
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience
(619) 794-2018 1901 1st Ave
#228
San Diego, CA 92101
Divorce, Family and Juvenile
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Stuart Mellman
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney
(619) 304-0600 600 W Broadway, Suite 700
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Mr. Mellman provides clients with a full range of legal services including estate planning, estate litigation, family law, divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, civil litigation, business transactions, business law, intellectual property, real property, and asset protection. Mr. Mellman received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida and obtained his Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where he graduated in the top four percent of his class with honors of Magna Cum Laude. While in law school, Mr. Mellman served as the Managing-Editor of the Thomas Jefferson Law Review...
Damon Brandon Forney
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(800) 769-4748 16466 Bernardo Center Dr
#260
San Diego, CA 92128
Free ConsultationSan Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Case Western Reserve University and University of California - San Diego
The only San Diego State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist who was also a Former Federal and County of San Diego Prosecutor with Over 20 Years of Experience!
Michaela Curran
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 31 years experience
(858) 242-5617 4225 Executive Square Suite 600
La Jolla, CA 92037
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
University of San Diego School of Law
Ms. Curran has been a licensed as an attorney for 32 years.

2012 - she was rated among the top 4% of Attorneys in the U.S. by Martindale-Hubbell & Lawyers.com.

2016 - 2019 - named a Top 100 Lawyer in the U.S. by the National Trial Lawyers organization.

2014-2019 - named among the Top Lawyers in California.

Ms. Curran is a very experienced lawyer who has successfully tried, mediated, and appealed many hundreds of complex cases, including constitutional, civil, family, and criminal law cases, in both the state and federal courts.
At The Curran Law Firm, APC, she leads a top-notch team of lawyers,...
Michelle Louise Blair
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(760) 871-2531 210 S Juniper Street, Ste. 200
Escondido, CA 92025
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Education
Ms. Blair graduated from the Menlo College, Atherton, California where she was a magna cum laude graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. Ms. Blair then received her juris doctor degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California and was admitted to the California and Federal bars in 2002.

Professional Associations
Family Law Section, California Bar Association
San Diego North County Bar Association
Denise E. Oxley Esq.
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience
(858) 486-4823 16935 W Bernardo Dr
#104
San Diego, CA 92127
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning and Family
Inns of Court School of Law, Grays Inn, London
Steven Lucas Aicher
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 4 years experience
(800) 769-4748 16466 Bernardo Center Dr.
San Diego, CA 92128
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
California Western School of Law
Linda A. Jazo
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the LawCalifornia
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Stephen J. Moore Esq.
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 37 years experience

California Western School of LawU.S. District Court, Southern District of Caliornia, California, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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Matthew Kaemerle
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney
(760) 931-1981 5962 La Place Court
Ste. 165
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Thomas D'Arcy Ferreira
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(760) 990-4752 2244 Faraday Avenue, No. 115
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Divorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
University of San Diego School of Law
California family lawyer and credentialed mediator . Practiced personal injury and workers' compensation litigation 1988-2007. Joined Kegel, Tobin & Truce in 1990, managing shareholder in 2002. January 2008, transitioned to family law and mediation after divorcing. Current practice emphasizes resolution of conflict for the sake of children, and cost-effective methods to get through divorce. AAA neutral in insurance litigation. 3 published Ct. of Appeal Cases and 1 before the Cal. Sup. Ct.
Daniel Richard Knowlton
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 42 years experience
(619) 997-1553 8880 Rio San Diego Dr. Suite 800
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationDivorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
Western State Univ
COMPETENCE CONTROLS OUTCOMES. Dan Knowlton is the son of an attorney who practiced for 62 years, and Dan’s son has also become an attorney. Dan served honorably in the California Air Force National Guard and the California Army National Guard. His bachelor degrees, cum laude, were in Economics, which make business and real estate analysis second nature to him, and Philosophy. He served as president for two terms in a local Chamber of Commerce, and was active with Kiwanis and Optimists International, serving recently as president of a mid-size long-standing San Diego charity. His hobbies are...
Amy Elizabeth Allemann
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(619) 232-1206 225 Broadway, Suite 1425
San Diego, CA 92101
Divorce
California Western School of Law
Amy Allemann is an associate family and divorce law attorney at the Boyd Law firm. Amy Allemann is one of the many experienced and successful legal team members at the Boyd Law firm and is committed to providing each one of her clients with excellent legal representation. She has many years of successful experience practicing law throughout the state of California. She handles all different types of cases involving family and divorce law. Some of these practice areas include but are not limited to: Divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, paternity, visitation, relocation, celebrity divorce, military divorce, step...
Matt Cadwell
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(619) 232-1206 501 W. Broadway, #1760
San Diego, CA 92101
Divorce and Family
Western State University College of Law and University of California - Santa Barbara
Matt Cadwell is an experienced and successful family and divorce law attorney based out of the Boyd Law office in Los Angeles, CA. Matt Cadwell is dedicated 100% to the successful legal representation of each and everyone of his clients that he represents. He sees it as a leap of faith by his clients when they choose him to represent them in a court of law, because of this Mr. Cadwell does not take the representation of his clients lightly. Matt Cadwell dedicates the necessary resources, attention, and time into each clients case to ensure that each...
Gordon Dale Cruse
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 35 years experience
(619) 431-4523 402 West Broadway
Suite 1210
San Diego, CA 92101
Divorce and Family
Western State Univ
I am in my 33rd year as a practicing attorney. I have an outstanding paralegal, Ms. Terri Kragen, and my dedicated assistant, Ms. Mona Strobeck. My law practice is focused solely on family law matters including child custody, visitation, child and spousal support, business valuation and asset division. Additionally I am used by other lawyers as a privately compensated temporary judge to hear and decide matters for their clients. I also provide services as a mediator in family law matters in addition to serving as a consultant to clients in mediation. I am a Diplomat in the American College...
Anthony Dunne
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 29 years experience
(619) 503-3050 3555 4th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
Divorce and Family
Western State Univ COL
Emiliza Pableo San Diego
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer
(619) 232-1206 225 Broadway, Suite 1425
San Diego, CA 92101
Divorce and Family
California Western School of Law
Emiliza San Diego is an experienced and successful family law and divorce lawyer at the Boyd Law office in San Diego, CA. Emiliza San Diego has many years of successful experience handling all different types of family and divorce law related practice area cases. Practice areas include but are not limited to: Child custody, child support, paternity, spousal support, legal separation, domestic partnership,
James Richard Vercollone
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(619) 704-1035 2366 Front St
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Suffolk Univ Law School
Mr. Vercollone is a licensed attorney in Massachusetts and California. He has spent more than twelve years practicing exclusively family law in San Diego and southern California. Mr. Vercollone has been certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Family Law Specialist since 2010. He is also a member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, the San Diego Family Law Bar Association and the San Diego County Bar Association. Mr. Vercollone has dealt with all aspects of family law litigation, including complex property issues, custody disputes, support matters, and has negotiated numerous prenuptial...
Anne Barbara Howard
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 19 years experience
(619) 272-9131 4225 Oceanside Blvd
Suite H349
Oceanside, CA 92056
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Specialized in family law and drafting wills and trusts, Anne B. Howard is licensed to practice in the State of California and in the U.S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California. With over 20 years experience, Ms. Howard is devoted to helping families with their legal issues through both litigation and mediation.

Anne is able to economically work with families due to working mainly online and by phone. She has legal staff assisting clients, in person, in San Diego county.

She is adept at strategizing cases and helping clients with issues including, but not limited to: divorce, child...
Elizabeth P. Swiller
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 15 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the LawCalifornia
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Robin Ann DeVito Esq.
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 36 years experience

California Western School of LawCalifornia
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Thomas Daniel Nares
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 33 years experience
(760) 434-5710 2794 Gateway Rd.
Suite 106
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
My practice is devoted to the areas of Family Law, Divorce, Custody and Visitation, Domestic Violence and Support, as well as to all Criminal Law cases from misdemeanors to the most serious felonies.
Jenna A. Hoefler
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
California Western School of Law
Scott Howard Finkbeiner
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(619) 284-4113 7676 Hazard Center Dr. #625
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
California Western School of Law
Scott H. Finkbeiner is a co-founder of Wilkinson & Finkbeiner, LLP and is an expert in Family Law as he is California State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist. Scott is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Scott has dual degrees in accounting and finance from the University of Arizona. Scott serves as a volunteer for the Superior Court as a judge pro tem, Family Law settlement judge and mediator. Scott specializes in all aspects of complex family law cases from mediations to trials. Scott has litigated all issues involved in divorce and paternity cases...
Puja Arun Sachdev
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
(619) 866-3756 2851 Camino Del Rio South
Suite 430
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Puja A. Sachdev is a family law attorney who graduated cum laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California with her Juris Doctorate and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno in Marketing and Management. She completed her Masters of Science in Business Administration in Financial & Tax Planning at San Diego State University and received the certificate for Personal Financial Planning. Ms. Sachdev is the only family law attorney in the greater San Diego area with the designation of Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™. Prior to her career in law...
Elizabeth A. Rodriguez
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 3 years experience
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Francis Bernard Connaughton
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience
(619) 425-8613 397 3rd Ave, Suite C
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
California Western School of Law
I am a San Diego Divorce lawyer, San Diego Divorce attorney, San Diego Divorce Attorney. I provide mediation and attorney services to help clients divorce in a healthy way.
Ms. Anne M Curtolo
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
(760) 795-9123 701 Palomar Airport Rd, Suite 300
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Marc J Mastriano
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Attorney with 9 years experience
(760) 278-1197 2445 5th Avenue
Suite 330
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of San Diego School of Law and University of California - Irvine
Samin Vali
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 14 years experience
(760) 579-7375 2173 Salk Avenue, Ste. 250
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Samin Vali Beringer is a licensed California attorney authorized to practice in both state and federal court. Her unique experiences in Family Law and Civil Litigation enable her to handle a wide spectrum of cases. Ms. Beringer is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, where she was recognized on the Dean's List and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a specialization in Public Law. Thereafter, Ms. Beringer continued her education at the University of San Diego School of Law. While at the University of San Diego, Ms. Beringer developed her knowledge of Family Law...
Ralph Lynn Williams
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San Diego County, CA Divorce Lawyer with 48 years experience
(760) 726-3540 114 Michigan Ave
Vista, CA 92084
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Family
University of Utah
Andrew J. Botros
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Knowledgeable & Determined Divorce & Family Law Attorney! Focused on You!

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Matthew S. Blado
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Experienced & Dedicated Divorce & Family Law Lawyer! Exceptional Representation!

I practice exclusively in the areas of Divorce and Family Law. I work tirelessly to deliver the best possible results for those going through a divorce! Visit my website for client reviews and call for a consultation. 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.