California Divorce Lawyers
Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
- (424) 325-6388
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Arcadia, CA Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience
Riverside, CA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
In addition to over 10 years advocating for clients, Stephen has personal experience with divorce. More than 12 years ago, before becoming an attorney, he represented himself in his own divorce and contentious custody battle. During this difficult time Stephen realized what...
Simi Valley, CA 93065
Southern California Institute of Law, Minot State University and Minot State University
Attorney Hevia-Cockrell graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. She then earned her Juris Doctor Degree from California Western School of Law in San Diego, California in 1988.
Attorney Hevia-Cockrell has been practicing family law for over 30 years which has resulted in the representation of over thousands of individuals in various family law matters ranging from a simple separation resolution to a contested...
Since 1995, Scottie has helped thousands of clients with great success. She understands the legal issues and uncertainties surrounding divorce, child custody and support are personal issues. She knows how to provide emotional support and clearly communicate with her clients. Scottie is well known and greatly respected within our legal community. She is...
Mr. Scott also has more than 35 years of litigation experience in the following family law areas of practice:
Post Judgment Family Law
Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
Grandparent Visitation Rights
While attending California Western, Mr. Blado was a founding member of the California Western School of Law Community Law Project which provided free legal assistance to poor and indigent members of the community. It was during this period that Mr. Blado was first exposed to the...
Huntington Beach, CA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
San Francisco, CA Divorce Lawyer with 12 years experience
- (415) 274-2530
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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,...
I have litigated and negotiated thousands of divorces. For 15 years I was called upon as a judge pro tem (temporary judge) in the family law courts of San Bernardino County. For over 10 years I held the contract to advocate for minor children in custody cases in the Rancho Cucamonga courts. These experiences give me a unique perspective, enabling me to more fully understand the legal issues at play and how the judge will view your case.
I am familiar with every stage of the legal process, from filing the initial paperwork...
Mr. Temko has...
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 Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. A Certified Family Law Specialist must pass an extensive written examination in the subject area, be approved by a peer review process and show proficiency in this area by demonstrating experience handling a sufficient number of family law cases with varying degrees of complexity. Continuing education...
As the first member of her family to go to college, Ms. Negrette has achieved notable success through her hard work and diligence, and she has earned a reputation as an attorney who cares about her clients' needs. She meticulously prepares each case, and calmly guides her clients through what is typically a very tumultuous and emotional...
Christina Shaffer has been practicing Family Law since 2004. Ms. Shaffer has just received the NAWBO Bravo 2019 Award for Community Advocate of the Year. Ms. Shaffer’s office just recently became a winner of the 2018 Ventura County Star Reader’s Choice Award for the best East County Law Office. In addition to being a recipient of the Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40...
Carlsbad, CA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
I have been practicing exclusively Family Law since 1994, and have been a Certified Specialist in Family Law, Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization since 2008. I have handled hundreds of family law matters throughout the years, and bring this solid background of experience to every case I handle. Each client and each client's...
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 State Certified Spanish Court Interpreter in Nevada, where she interpreted both criminal and civil cases. Ms. Carrion has also interpreted for various law enforcement agencies. Ms. Carrion is the only private attorney in Colusa County that is able to communicate directly with her Spanish speaking clients without the use of an interpreter.
Ms. Carrion attended Cal-Northern School of Law in Chico, California where she...
From 2010 through 2016, Ethan was a partner at Walnut Creek Family Law Center, Inc., working as a family law specialist. Ethan attended California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo where he graduated with a degree of co-majors in English and Political Science. He then attended law school at University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, with an emphasis in Trial Litigation and graduated with honors. He represents clients in all aspects of conventional family law matters, as well as dissolution of same sex marriages and...
She is a partner in the law firm of Feinberg & Waller. Ms. Salinas is admitted to practice before all the courts in the State of California and the United States Federal Court.
Ms. Salinas' practice at Feinberg & Waller is devoted exclusively to family law where she is a highly regarded member of the firm's senior attorney team. You can be secure in the knowledge that...
Giselle graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine with degrees...
Santa Ana, CA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience
- (714) 550-7229
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Sacramento, CA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
- (916) 361-6028
- Offers Video Chat
I am a fierce advocate for my clients, and will stand up for their best interests in court and in negotiations with the...
Twenty-six years with the Sonoma County Superior Court gives her a unique perspective in helping clients through each step of their case.
Ms. Bateman Smith is an active member of both the California Lawyers Association (CLA), Sonoma County Bar...
Roy was raised in Chicago and attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He relocated to California to attend the California Western School of Law, where he obtained his J.D. in 1988, graduating with honors....
Colleen grew up as the third youngest of four children. Even so, her...
Mr. Granowitz specializes in family law, including divorce,...
Law School: University of Oregon, J.D., 1971
Stuart is ready to fight for your rights and interests, and lead you towards a bright future. Visit his website, or contact him for an initial phone conversation.
Santa Monica, CA Divorce Lawyer with 31 years experience
- (310) 393-0236
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
- (408) 564-5674
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California Divorce Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Mariposa County Self-Help Center
Mariposa County Family Law Facilitator
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.
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