California Divorce Lawyers

Matthew D. Roy
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Sacramento, CA Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia, Central District of California, Eastern District of California and Northern District of California
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Jenna A. Hoefler
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San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney

California Western School of LawCalifornia
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Ethan M. Weisinger
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Walnut Creek, CA Divorce Lawyer

Ethan M. Weisinger is a California State Certified Family Law Specialist. From 2010 through 2016, Ethan was a partner at Walnut Creek Family Law Center, Inc., working as a family law specialist. Ethan attended... Read More »
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Mr. David Thomas Pisarra
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Santa Monica, CA Divorce Attorney with 21 years experience
(310) 664-9969 1305 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and International
Univ of West Los Angeles
Our firm is devoted to the fathers and husbands, which is why our website is www.MensFamilyLaw.com. We do handle mothers and wives, particularly in Parental Alienation cases, and Hague Convention Child Custody cases. We practice in the courts of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties, regularly. I have authored 3 books for men, A Man's Guide to Child Custody, A Man's Guide to Divorce Strategy and A Man's Guide to Domestic Violence. They are available both as e-book downloads from my website, www.MensFamilyLaw.com, or on Amazon in hard copy. I have represented fathers in Child Custody Cases where they have been...
John S. Yohanan
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Altaville, CA Divorce Attorney with 42 years experience
(408) 297-0700 P.O. Box 237
Angels Camp, Calaveras County
Altaville, CA 95221-9998
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
The decision to file for divorce is difficult and highly personal. You may have many questions and concerns but find it hard to talk about these issues with friends and family. They may have the best of intentions, but divorce and family law situations often involve private issues that are uncomfortable to share. Sometimes your family and friends may simply not understand your situation. I invite you to my website where I have attempted to provide you with general information relating to various issues or problems that may arise in a divorce proceeding. These are listed as "practice areas."...
Demetria L Graves
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Pasadena, CA Divorce Lawyer with 15 years experience
(866) 774-0344 1055 East Colorado Boulevard
Suite 500A
Pasadena, CA 91106
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Entertainment & Sports and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
I focus on the area of family law, including divorce and related matters such as child custody, child support, paternity, spousal support and property division. I also represent clients in matters involving guardianship and dissolution of domestic partnerships. I will take time to learn about you, your family, and your goals. When taking your case, I want to learn what you hope to accomplish and what your family needs in order to get back on track. I will then develop a detailed case management plan designed to achieve realistic goals for you and your family. Throughout the legal process, I will keep...
Sandra I. Salinas
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Attorney
(818) 201-2978 433 N Camden Dr #600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Western State University College of Law
Sandra Salinas is certified as a Family Law Specialist through the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. She is a member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.

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...
Andy Cook
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San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 24 years experience
(619) 515-9900 1901 1st Ave
2FL
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
California Western School of Law
Andy Cook is here to help you! With a great courtroom presence (he used to be a professional announcer) and strong writing skills, Andy is able to get your message across to the many family law judges in San Diego County.

Andy Cook handles family law matters exclusively. He has one associate attorney and has run his own practice in the Bankers Hill area of San Diego, located about a mile from the main San Diego Family Law Court, for over 23 years. Andy has been Certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar...
Indy G. Colbath
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Walnut Creek, CA Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
(925) 289-8574 1299 Newell Hill Pl.
Ste 300
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-7020
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
California Western School of Law and University of California - Davis
Indy Colbath is a licensed California attorney who has focused the entirety of her legal career on family law issues, including: divorce, annulment, child custody, child support, spousal support, property division, and domestic violence restraining orders. Indy has a breadth of courtroom experience she relies upon when assessing her clients’ family law matters, as well as strong relationships with the local legal community and bench. Indy has effectively represented her clients in an array of complex family law litigation, many of which involving high net worth individuals. Even though Indy has a passion for courtroom advocacy, she understands that every...
William David Ausman
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Atascadero, CA Divorce Attorney with 20 years experience
(805) 466-4800 8320 Morro Road
El Morro Plaza
Atascadero, CA 93422
Divorce, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law and Western State University, San Diego
William D. Ausman, Esquire Attorney at Law 8320 Morro Road Atascadero, CA 93422 Phone: 805-380-3083 Fax: 805-466-4802 Avvo LinkedIn William D. Ausman, Attorney and Counselor at Law is a lawyer based in San Luis Obispo County, California and runs a “Full Service Law Firm. He is an experienced family, civil and criminal defense attorney who has an excellent legal team that has obtained outstanding results for his clients. Mr. Ausman is a seasoned family law attorney who has successfully represented client in over 500 cases. Mr. Ausman has extensive experience in...
David N Booth
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Irvine, CA Divorce Lawyer with 10 years experience
(844) 384-3332 4 Venture #255
Irvine, CA 92618
Divorce, 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.
Alphonse Provinziano
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(877) 529-7101 8888 Olympic Blvd
Ste 203
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Alphonse focuses on providing excellent client service and aggressive advocacy to clients in Family Law matters. Alphonse is a Certified Specialist in Family Law (CFLS) by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Alphonse graduated with a B.A. in Rhetoric with Honors and English Literature from U.C. Berkeley, where he gave the Commencement Address for the Rhetoric Department. He also received the honor of Distinction in General Scholarship. He graduated with a J.D. from U.C. Hastings in San Francisco with a concentration in Civil Litigation and was awarded for the best student in Trial Advocacy II by the CACI Institute.

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David Alan Patton
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
David Patton is a Family Law Specialist as certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, limiting his practice to family law exclusively. He heads the firm's family law practice.

Mr. Patton has 22 years experience as a trial lawyer, spending his early years focusing on insurance defense and plaintiff's personal injury cases. After co-founding Lonich & Patton in 1994, Mr. Patton developed the firm's family law practice. Since then, he has become one of Silicon Valley's top family law attorneys. Mr. Patton is a certified family law specialist. Only attorneys certified by the State Bar of California...
Stuart I. MacKenzie
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Hayward, CA Divorce Lawyer with 39 years experience

Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of LawCalifornia
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Michael Edwin Marquez
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Burlingame, CA Divorce Lawyer with 23 years experience

I was born and raised in San Francisco and have been a San Mateo County resident for the past 34 years. I have been practicing law for over 20 years and understand the difficult time one goes through in a break up. No... Read More »
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Cathleen Elisabeth Norton
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Beverly Hills, CA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(310) 300-4021 9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
UCLA School of Law
We understand that navigating the family court system can be quite overwhelming. The Law Offices of Cathleen E. Norton is experienced in handling any family law matter: Divorce, Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Spousal Support, Property Division, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Modification of Child Support, Modification of Spousal Support,Child Custody Evaluations, Move-Away and Relocation Requests, Paternity Actions, Domestic Partnerships, Uncontested Divorce, Legal Separation, Pre-Divorce Planning, Limited Scope Representation/Consultation. The Law Offices of Cathleen E. Norton is committed to providing you with the knowledge necessary to make informed decisions about your life. Our goal is to empower...
Carmen Elena Ramos
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San Diego, CA Divorce Lawyer with 26 years experience
(858) 566-6650 9663 Tierra Grande Street
Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92126
Divorce and Family
California Western School of Law
MS. RAMOS is a 1993 graduate of California Western School of Law in San Diego and a graduate of Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York. A former Deputy District Attorney for San Diego County, Ms. Ramos became a Certified Specialist in Family Law in 2005 and is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Diego County Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association. She has spoken on paternity issues for the Western State Alumni MCLE program. Ms. Ramos is fluent in Spanish.
Hal David Bartholomew
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Sacramento, CA Divorce Attorney with 46 years experience
(916) 455-5200 4740 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Tax
Mr. Bartholomew, a native of Elk Grove, California, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of California, Davis, in 1968 and his Juris Doctor in 1971 from the same institution. Formerly a partner for 15 years with the law firm of Desmond, Miller, Desmond & Bartholomew, he co-founded the firm of Bartholomew & Wasznicky in 1989. He is a retired captain in the United States Army Reserve and is a licensed real estate broker. In addition to membership in the California Bar, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United...
Jami Kay Fosgate
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Burbank, CA Divorce Attorney with 14 years experience
(818) 827-7157 3500 West Olive Avenue
Suite 300
Burbank, CA 91505
Divorce and Family
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Jami Fosgate offers NO COURT options to help people save time, money and emotional stress by resolving their problems through Mediation and Collaborative Law without resorting to litigation. Jami Fosgate also provides Limited Scope Legal Document Preparation at a flat fee for parties who want to control the costs of their family law case. A FREE consultation is offered to couples who attend together to learn the benefits of not litigating a family law matter.

Following her own divorce, Ms. Fosgate decided to pursue a new path and enrolled in Loyola Law School where she was on the Dean's List each...
Rozanna Michelle Velen
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Encino, CA Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(818) 962-4669 15760 Ventura Boulevard
Suite 1160
Encino, CA 91436
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Loyola Law School
Rozanna M. Velen is a co-founder of The Law Offices of Korol and Velen. She is an attorney licensed to practice before all of the Courts of the State of California, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Central District of California. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from University of California at Los Angeles in 1988 and her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School in 1992. Ms. Velen is a member of the California State Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, and...
Jeffery Linehan Heath
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Costa Mesa, CA Divorce Attorney with 22 years experience
(800) 784-6670 1901 Newport Blvd.
Suite 284
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Free ConsultationDivorce, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
William Mitchell COL and William Mitchell College of Law
Attorney Jeffery L. Heath has been practicing law in Orange County California for over 25 years. Jeffery's law practice emphasizes in Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation, DUI Defense, and Criminal Defense. Over the years Jeffery has established him self as a strong advocate who is willing to do anything for his clients.
Mr Vincent A. Gorski
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Bakersfield, CA Divorce Attorney with 11 years experience
(661) 952-9740 The Gorski Firm, APC
309 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93301
Free ConsultationDivorce, Bankruptcy, Business and Family
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Vincent Gorski practices in the areas of bankruptcy, family law, and business law. He is a certified bankruptcy specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He handles routine and complex bankruptcy, family law/divorce, and business matters. He serves as a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee for the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California.
Julia Lemon
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 12 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Julia Lemon became an associate at Lonich and Patton, LLP in November 2007. Julia is well versed in Estate Planning and Business Law, however she has a a special interest in Family Law matters. Julia began her relationship with the firm as a second year law clerk in 2005. Julia was raised in San Jose and attended Presentation High School. Thereafter, she attended the University of California at Davis where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. In 2004, Julia graduated with honors and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, earning a Bachelor's Degree with a major in...
Anie N. Akbarian
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Encino, CA Divorce Lawyer with 21 years experience
(818) 247-9322 16133 Ventura Blvd.
7th Floor
Encino, CA 91436
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Personal Injury
Glendale Univ COL
The Law Offices of Anie N. Akbarian, APC was established in December of 1997 in Glendale, California. We have offices in Glendale and Encino, California.  We represent clients in Personal Injury and Family Law related matters. We understand the dynamics of the emotional hardship in personal injury cases and divorce proceedings and how they can affect our client's quality of life.  It is our job to help our clients to bring balance back to their lives and protect their legal rights and interests.  Anie N. Akbarian is an experienced, capable and dedicated litigation attorney who is committed to providing exceptional legal representation...
Amanda Beth Naples
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(951) 715-4632 28465 Old Town Front Street
Suite 321
Temecula, CA 92590
Temecula, CA Divorce Lawyer with 5 years experience
Divorce and Family
Gonzaga University School of Law
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 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...
Albert A. Friske
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Santa Ana, CA Divorce Lawyer with 24 years experience

Albert Friske has practiced law since earning his J.D. degree from California Western School of Law in 1995. Read More »
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Nat E. Hales Jr.
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 53 years experience

University of California Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall)California
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Lindsay R. Torgerson
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Santa Rosa, CA Divorce Attorney with 10 years experience
(707) 669-0841 2800 Cleveland Ave, Ste D
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Divorce, Bankruptcy and Family
William Howard Taft University
Family Law services including divorce, child custody, visitation, and support matters in Sonoma, Marin, Lake, Mendocino, and Napa Counties. Experienced bankruptcy lawyer filing chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy for individuals and small businesses in Santa Rosa, Ukiah, Napa and the surrounding areas. Check out client testimonials on our website www.winecountryfamilylaw.com
Beatrice Larsson Snider
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San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 45 years experience
(888) 860-8544 9663 Tierra Grande
Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92126
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
California Western School of Law
The youngest of four children, Beatrice Larsson Snider came to the United States from Sweden with her family at the age of 10. The family first lived in Berkeley, California then moved to Westchester County, New York where she graduated from high school in 1967. Certain characteristics separated her from the other teens of her day and her natural instinct to protect the underdog and speak up for her beliefs forecasted her eventual career in law. Ms. Snider was offered a scholarship as an undergraduate to California Western University in San Diego, California. Halfway through her undergraduate degree in pre-medical studies,...
Charles Mark Green
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Los Angeles, CA Divorce Lawyer with 20 years experience
(213) 387-4508 3699 Wilshire Blvd #700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Charles M. Green is a State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization Certified Family Law Specialist Attorney. Mr. Green has extensive California State Court family law litigation experience. Prior to becoming an Certified Specialist in Family Law, Charles M. Green, obtained tax and financial expertise as a accountant with a New York and California CPA license for 10 years (now Inactive). Mr. Green has had financial work experience at several of the international accounting and tax firms.
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Joseph Vincent Camarata
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Temecula, CA Divorce Attorney with 16 years experience
(951) 225-1540 41951 Remington Ave.
Suite 210
Temecula, CA 92590
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, DUI and Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Joseph V. Camarata prides himself on providing more personalized, experienced representation to clients facing criminal charges and family law matters. Mr. Camarata is a former prosecutor with substantial trial experience. When you discuss your case with him, he provides only his honest assessments and carefully explores your options in detail with you. He is aggressive in seeking the best possible outcome yet compassionate when guiding you through the legal system. Mr. Camarata is highly respected by the legal community for his ethics and for his impressive results.
With over 15 years of legal experience, Attorney Joseph V. Camarata has spent the...
Matthew J Mesnik
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San Diego, 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...
Robert Louis Gigliotti
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ENCINO, CA Divorce Lawyer with 27 years experience
(818) 996-9776 15760 VENTURA BLVD., SUITE 700
ENCINO, CA 91436
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation, Family and Personal Injury
University of La Verne College of Law
With over twenty-five years experience, Los Angeles attorney Robert Gigliotti has the knowledge and experience necessary to confidently and effectively represent California Clients in all aspects of family law including, divorce, custody and visitation, move-away disputes, child support, ?spousal support, property rights, premarital, post-nuptial, cohabitation agreements, modifications, domestic violence, and restraining orders. ?Los Angeles lawyer Robert Gigliotti understands the emotional and financial stress experienced by clients going through a divorce. ?Although a "do - it - yourself" plan may sound attractive at first glance a family law courtroom is no place to navigate alone or without an experienced...
Richard Renkin
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Encinitas, CA Divorce Attorney with 32 years experience
(619) 299-7100 320 Encinitas Blvd
Ste B
Encinitas, CA 92024
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Western State Univ
At Renkin & Associates, we represent clients in all areas of San Diego and North County for family law cases. Divorces can have many complex issues, and we have experience handling a variety of issues, including marriage dissolution, property division, and move-away issues. Visit www.renkinlaw.com to learn how we can help you.
Nancy J. Bickford
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San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
California Western School of Law
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 a graduate of California Western School of Law where she received honorable recognition for outstanding achievement in the areas of community property, taxation and civil procedure, as well as a West Publishing Award in recognition of her overall outstanding scholastic accomplishment. Ms. Bickford received her Bachelor of Science from Miami University, with a dual major in Systems Analysis and Mathematics. San Diego divorce attorney Nancy...
Domingo Castillo Jr
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Riverside, CA Divorce Attorney with 19 years experience
(800) 497-9774 7130 Magnolia Ave. Ste. E
Riverside, CA 92504
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Univ of West Los Angeles
I am the principal partner of Castillo & Associates handling workers compensation, personal injury, criminal defense and family law matters throughout our Southern California offices in Riverside, San Diego, Indio/Coachella Valley and Imperial-Calexico. I'm married and blessed with children. I enjoy spending time with my family and love to fish, travel and enjoy watching Sports, Nature & Forsenic TV channels. I began my carrier working with the Allstate Insurance Claims Auto, Property & Liability Dept in 1987 while studying at UCLA. I then began working as a workers comp adjuster for Cigna Property & Casualty. While in Law School, I...
Howard Elliot Kane
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Alameda, CA Divorce Attorney with 28 years experience
(510) 292-0193 2425 Webb Avenue, Second Floor
Alameda, CA 94501
Free ConsultationDivorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
UC Hastings COL
1983-1987 UCLA, B.A. History
1987-1990 UC Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor

Law Offices of Howard E. Kane 1990-present
Offices in Alameda & Walnut Creek

Arlette Argyris
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney

University of Oklahoma College of LawOklahoma and California
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Michele Elizabeth Hales
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San Jose, CA Divorce Attorney with 27 years experience

Santa Clara Univ School of LawCalifornia
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Gregory G. Brown
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Irvine, CA Divorce Attorney with 31 years experience
(800) 237-8129 420 Exchange
Suite 270
Irvine, CA 92602
Divorce, Business, Employment and Personal Injury
University of San Diego School of Law
A native of Southern California and a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, Gregory G. Brown is one of less than 140 lawyers in California to be certified as a Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy. He has devoted his practice to civil and jury trial litigation, taking on cases involving business, commercial or corporate litigation as well as those involving contract actions, fraud, intellectual property disputes, unfair competition and false advertising, and corporate litigation. He also serves clients in divorce and personal injury cases. After his graduation from law school in 1987, Mr. Brown practiced Kring...
Michele Marie Charbonneau
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Irvine, CA Divorce Lawyer with 28 years experience
(714) 505-3000 420 Exchange
Irvine, CA 92602
Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation and Family
Western State Univ COL
Ms. Charbonneau is a highly regarded Orange County family law practitioner and was a founding partner in one of Orange County’s premier law firms. Ms. Charbonneau is well known for her uncanny ability to get to the heart of a case and get it resolved. While compassionate and understanding, she is tenacious in her resolve to get divorcing couples to focus on common ground to reach a fair and responsible resolution. She is very skilled in dealing with the range of emotions that go with a divorce and is able to relate to the parties like few...
Judith A Williams
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Irvine, CA Divorce Attorney with 23 years experience
(714) 706-3992 20 Corporate Park
Suite 110
Irvine, CA 92606
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Whittier Law School
As the managing attorney at the Center for Mediated Divorce, Irvine lawyer Judy Williams compassionately helps people resolve their issues in a divorce without having to go to court. Since 1996, she has been practicing as an attorney. Ms. Williams previously served as president and board member of the Orange County Women Lawyers Association. For a number of years, she was a Panel Attorney for the Orange County Juvenile Dependency Court. Attorney Williams presently maintains a 9.4 Superb Avvo Rating. Contact her firm today to arrange for a consultation.
Amanda Marie Jarratt
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San Ramon, CA Divorce Attorney with 13 years experience
(925) 480-7850 111 Deerwood Road, Ste 200
San Ramon, CA 94583
Free ConsultationDivorce and Arbitration & Mediation
Golden Gate University School of Law
I am a divorce attorney mediator. I have created a divorce mediation program that can help you reach an agreement in as little as 90 days. After years spent in courtrooms, two truths became undeniable: Getting divorced in court is too expensive and getting divorced in court takes too long. Between the cost and the time involved, most clients are disheartened and dissatisfied with the process. I knew there had to be a better way. Divorce is hard enough without adding years of expensive courtroom battles. Committed to helping separating couples find closure faster, I undertook divorce mediation training and...
Nareshwar Singh Virdi
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Sacramento, CA Divorce Lawyer
(916) 378-0259 3814 Auburn Blvd
#70
Sacramento, CA 95821
Divorce, Business, Family and Immigration
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Nareshwar Virdi at Acquest Law, Inc. offers an innovative approach to legal services. As one of three attorneys who was raised in India and now living in Sacramento, he provides sound legal options to clients in need and a voice to tell their story. Practicing in Sacramento, he prides himself on a higher level of legal representation for his fellow immigrants, former residents, U.S. citizens and those from other countries.
Brian Alan Burkett
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San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 17 years experience
(619) 683-2429 444 Camino del Rio S
San Diego, CA 92108
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
At the Law Office of Brian Burkett, my goal is to help you with your legal problem by offering quality, caring, and affordable legal services and counseling. I want to be the right attorney for your needs. The attorney client relationship is very important, therefore, you should choose your attorney wisely. You do not want to choose an attorney to represent your needs and later regret that you made a bad choice. So you want an attorney who is there for you when you need them. You want an attorney who answers your questions patiently and...
Lorilee DeSantis
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Santa Rosa, CA Divorce Lawyer with 11 years experience
(707) 542-2889 3333 Mendocino Ave
Suite 202
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Golden Gate University School of Law
Lorilee DeSantis is an attorney whose passion for helping families protect their loved ones and their assets shines through to all who work with her. Lorilee’s clients often comment that her ability to deeply listen and understand their concerns makes it very easy for them to talk to her about difficult subjects. Her clients also appreciate that Lorilee explains complex legal concepts in ways that are easy to digest so that clients fully understand their legal options. Lorilee’s dedication to helping people with family-oriented legal issues stems from personal experiences. When Lorilee was growing up, she saw...
Michael Allen Fischer
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San Diego, CA Divorce Lawyer with 13 years experience
(858) 935-6211 Fischer & Van Thiel LLP
10620 Treena St #230
San Diego, CA 92131
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Michael Fischer is a licensed California attorney licensed to practice in both state and federal court. Mr. Fischer has handled hundreds of contested and uncontested family law matters. He is known for his ability to guide his clients through the tumultuous processes of family court in an aggressive yet compassionate manner. Mr. Fischer graduated Cum Laude from Saint Joseph’s College in Rensellaer Indiana with a degree in Business Administration and Marketing and a minor in Political Science. For twenty-two years he oversaw the growth of his photography studio and photo processing laboratory in Soldotna, Alaska as well as owning and...
Nicholas Moore
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San Diego, CA Divorce Attorney with 5 years experience
(619) 485-2900 101 W. Broadway, Suite 1770
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationDivorce, Criminal, Family and Social Security Disability
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Nicholas J. Moore is an award winning San Diego criminal attorney. He has been recognized as "Best of the Bar, 2016" by the San Diego Business Journal, "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers, and named "Rising Star," in 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Super Lawyers Magazine. He has a 10/10 rating on Avvo, and named "10 Best in Client Satisfaction" by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys two years in a row (2016 and 2017).

Nicholas is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Thomas Jefferson School of...
Chandra Lynn Moss
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Irvine, CA Divorce Lawyer with 28 years experience
(877) 615-6620 10 Truman St., Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92620
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Southwestern Univ School of Law
Chandra L. Moss joined Dishon & Block as an Associate Attorney in 2009. She has solely practiced family law for the last nine years focusing on matters that include divorce, domestic violence, paternity, child custody, support and adoption. Ms. Moss is a Certified Family Law Specialist as designated by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Prior to joining Dishon & Block, Ms. Moss was a Senior Family Law Associate with Violet P. Woodhouse, APC in Newport Beach and was a private practitioner in the Inland Empire, focusing on family law, civil litigation and criminal defense. Ms. Moss brings...
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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.

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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.