California Divorce Lawyers

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Colusa, CA Divorce Attorney

Angeles “Susi” Carrion grew up in the local area before serving in the U.S. Army. After completing her military service, Ms. Carrion became a Court Clerk in the North Las Vegas Municipal Court. Later, she became a... Read More »
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Santa Ana, CA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience

Ms. Hilliard is a highly respected and accomplished lawyer, having been awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Family Law and White Collar Crime. Read More »
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San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney

Thomas Jefferson School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 53 years experience

Nat E. (Ned) Hales, Jr. is a family law attorney of extraordinary experience. For more than 40 years, he has been a leader and respected member of the Santa Clara Bar Family Law Division. Ned is a graduate of Occidental... Read More »
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Free ConsultationTemecula, CA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Corona , CA Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney
Divorce and Immigration
Vista, CA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
Divorce and Family
San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
Divorce, Business, Criminal and Family
Free ConsultationCorona, CA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Thousand Oaks, CA Divorce Attorney with 4 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Temecula, CA Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
Divorce and Family
Free ConsultationTemecula, CA Divorce Lawyer with 1 year experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Attorney with 26 years experience

Alexander R. Ginzburg is an attorney admitted to practice law in all Courts of the State of California, the Federal Court for the Central District of California, the District of Columbia Courts, and before the United... Read More »
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Morgan Hill, CA Divorce Attorney

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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San Francisco, CA Divorce Attorney
Divorce and Family
San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
Divorce and Family
San Jose, CA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Irvine, CA Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Pasadena, CA Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
Divorce and Family
San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
Divorce and Family
Atascadero, CA Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Fresno, CA Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
Divorce and Family
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Temecula, CA Divorce Lawyer

Attorney Naples is a Senior Attorney at the family law firm of Cullen, Murphy & Naples. The family law firm of Cullen, Murphy & Naples strives to maintain effective, quality relationships with each of our... Read More »
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Temecula, CA Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience

Attorney Heather Cullen is a Certified Family Law Specialist with the Law Firm of Cullen, Murphy & Naples. The family law firm of Cullen, Murphy & Naples strives to maintain effective, quality relationships with... Read More »
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San Diego, CA Divorce Lawyer with 6 years experience
Divorce, Appeals, Domestic Violence and Family
San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Riverside, CA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
Divorce and Family
Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Lawyer
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Simi Valley, CA Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Collections and Insurance Defense
Irvine, CA Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
Divorce and Family
Orange, CA Divorce Attorney with 18 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Riverside, CA Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Irvine, CA Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
Divorce, Business, Employment and Personal Injury
Santa Monica, CA Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and International
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Lawyer

Marshall W. Waller is certified as a Family Law Specialist through the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. He is a member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists and the... Read More »
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Arcadia, CA 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 practice include... Read More »
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Palo Alto, CA Divorce Lawyer with 18 years experience
Free ConsultationDivorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Family
Sacramento, CA Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Mission Viejo, CA Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Domestic Violence and Family
Free ConsultationCorona, CA Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Santa Rosa, CA Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
Divorce, Bankruptcy and Family
Santa Ana, CA Divorce Lawyer with 22 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Walnut Creek, CA Divorce Lawyer with 8 years experience
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Sacramento, CA Divorce Attorney with 46 years experience
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Tax
Oakland, CA Divorce Lawyer with 7 years experience
Divorce, Bankruptcy, Family and Traffic Tickets
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Walnut Creek, CA 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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San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience

Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law, Ms. Bickford practices exclusively in the area of family law helping clients with divorce and separation in San Diego. Ms. Bickford is... Read More »
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California Divorce Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Mono County Family Law Facilitator
(760) 285-7372
Mammoth Lakes, CA


Mono County Bar Association Legal Advice and Referral Clinic
(760) 934-4558
Mammoth Lakes, CA

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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.