Alameda, California Family Lawyers

Stuart I. MacKenzie
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Dedicated & Compassionate Family Law Attorney! Protecting Your Interests!

For over 20 years I have provided exceptional legal representation focused on the unique needs of those with family law issues. Visit my website for reviews and information about your rights. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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Sarah Arnott
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Dedicated and Experienced California Family Lawyer! Call for a Consultation!

I am a determined and skilled family attorney. I provide experienced and knowledgeable representation. I will work tirelessly for the results you need and deserve! Visit my website for reviews or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Ethan M. Weisinger
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Dedicated Family Lawyer! Striving to Do What is Best for You & Your Family!

I am a skilled and experienced family law attorney. I am committed to protecting the rights and interests of my clients! Your family comes first! Visit my website for client testimonials and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Giselle F. Guro
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California Family Law 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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Gerard Alan Falzone
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Alameda, CA Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(415) 482-7800 2233 Santa Clara Ave.
Suite 7
Alameda, CA 94501
Family and Divorce
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
I will do my best to resolve your case as quickly, easily, inexpensively, and amicably as possible. Through competent, caring and empathetic representation, as aggressive as necessary, I will keep you fully informed and in control of every step of the process. I invite you to read the many excellent reviews contained on the Client Testimonials page of my website. I treat my clients the way I would want to be treated if I needed a family law attorney. My service to you includes providing the most cost effective alternatives to resolving your case or situation. I provide full legal representation,...
Richard Pazin
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Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(510) 227-5270 725 Central Avenue, Suite 100
Alameda, CA 94501
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Real Estate and Tax
Wayne State University Law School and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
University of Michigan - BBA (Accounting)
Certified Public Account - Michigan
University of Detroit Law School - JD
Wayne State University - LL.M Taxation
Attorney Licenses in Michigan and California

Robyn S Ginney
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Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(510) 865-7350 1301 Marina Village Pkwy
Ste 330
Alameda, CA 94501
Family, Appeals and Divorce
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Elizabeth Principato-Phipps
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Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(510) 814-0575 536 Kings Rd
Alameda, CA 94501
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Quinnipiac Univ School of Law
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
2927 Marina Dr
Alameda, CA 94501
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
Golden Gate University School Of Law
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(415) 342-5394 1516 Oak St Ste 321
Alameda, CA 94501
Family and Divorce
U of San Francisco School of Law
Alameda, CA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(510) 757-1103 1101 Marina Village Parkway
Suite 201
Alameda, CA 94501
Family
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(510) 814-0339 615 Sheffield Rd
Alameda, CA 94502
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
San Francisco Law Sch
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(510) 523-4310 1101 Marina Village Parkway
Suite 201
Alameda, CA 94501
Family
San Francisco Law Sch
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 52 years experience
(510) 865-2038 2509 Santa Clara Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
Family, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Estate Planning
Loyola Law School
Lorna M. Jaynes
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Experienced & Compassionate California Family Attorney! Call for a Consultation!

I am a dedicated and skilled family law attorney. I limit my practice to settlement, specializing in collaborative law and mediation. Visit my website to see client testimonials and reviews, or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Ariel Sosna
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Dedicated Family Lawyer! Exceptional Service & Results! Call for a Consultation!

I have been exclusively practicing family law in California since 2007. I am committed to protecting the rights and interests of those with family law issues! Visit my website for client reviews, call for a consultation! Read More »
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Alameda, CA Family Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(415) 264-9923 1734 Kofman Pkwy
Alameda, CA 94502
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
UC Hastings COL
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(510) 893-4000 875A Island Dr # 269
Alameda, CA 94502
Family and Divorce
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 53 years experience
(510) 522-6900 2500 Santa Clara Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
UC Hastings COL
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(510) 769-2062 1400 Webster St #7
Alameda, CA 94501
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Divorce
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(510) 523-1610 1620 Clinton Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
John F Kennedy Univ School of Law
Alameda, CA Family Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(510) 865-7350 1301 Marina Village Pkwy # 330
Alameda, CA 94501
Family, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer with 49 years experience
(510) 409-1231 139 Avington Rd
Alameda, CA 94502
Family and Divorce
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Alameda, CA Family Law Lawyer
(510) 747-8031 2500 Santa Clara Ave.
Alameda, CA 94501
Family
Robert Chang
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(510) 388-4866 1300 Clay Street, Ste. 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
I started my practice with the premise I would always attempt to facilitate a collaborative divorce. Before going to law school, I worked for several years at a family law firm, and saw firsthand the potential of increasing acrimony between spouses when the court system is used haphazardly. Growing up with separated parents, I think I understand the stress and frustration of a long drawn out family divorce. The courts should be a place of last resort - who wants a Judge who barely knows you to make decisions for you? That being...
Christine Ann Pham
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(510) 993-4118 One Kaiser Plaza, Suite 401
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Southwestern University School of Law
Christine Pham is a San Francisco native with over 10 years of litigation experience. Her background in litigation, bankruptcy, and knowledge of California family law, combined with her creative legal strategies and sincere compassion for her clients, has made her a recognized and trusted name in and around the Bay Area.

Christine focuses her practice on helping families and couples in a range of family law and family formation matters, including child custody and support, spousal support (alimony), dissolution of marriage (divorce), legal separation, division of property, and assisted reproduction.

Christine’s dedication to her clients is reflected in the testimonials they give...
Michael Lubofsky
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Oakland, CA Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(415) 287-3123 850 West Grand Avenue
Suite 12
Oakland, CA 94607
Free ConsultationFamily
Boston University School of Law
Evelyn Herrera
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Oakland, CA Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(510) 893-3711 1970 Broadway
Suite 625
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Immigration
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Ms. Lucy Zheng
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Oakland, CA Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(408) 638-7006 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Lucy Zheng is a California licensed attorney, experienced in individual tax debt relief, DUI law, family law, personal bankruptcy filings, and tenant evictions. Prior to forming her own practice, Lucy worked at a law firm handling multiple client cases all throughout Northern California. She witnessed the strengths and weaknesses of a larger law firm, and thus determined she could best provide her clients with the personalized attention and service that they deserve by starting her own practice. Lucy received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an emphasis on Public Law in only 3 years, from the University of...
Deborah Lynne Dubroff
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(510) 452-5050 1939 Harrison Street Suite 750
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
We practice family law exclusively because we like helping people with legal issues that affect them personally. We handle our cases collaboratively, so you always benefit from the best of our expertise, skills, and experience. We're settlement oriented but trial ready.
Yelda Mesbah Bartlett
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(510) 318-6313 1939 Harrison Street
9th Floor, Suite 921
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Hannah Elizabeth Sims
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Oakland, CA Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(510) 628-0250 1939 Harrison Street
Suite 210
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Col William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Hannah E. Sims is a Certified Family Law Specialist with 22 years of experience in the field of divorce and family law. Her boutique law firm includes two associate attorneys and two paralegals who work collaboratively on cases in order to ensure the best results in the most cost-effective manner. While the Law Offices of Hannah E. Sims prides itself in its superb reputation as skilled litigators and trial attorneys, the first approach is always to attempt settlement.
Amanda J. List
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(510) 302-6600 2101 Webster Street
Suite 1835
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Appeals and Divorce
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Amanda J. List is an associate at the Wald Law Group. She specializes in divorces of all kinds with an emphasis on gay divorce. The Wald Law Group practice areas include: Divorce, Dissolution & Contested Parentage Actions for all families; Custody Disputes. Legal services provided at both the TRIAL and APPELLATE level. Assisted Reproduction; Adoptions of All Kinds; Family Contracts; Parenting Law including Surrogacy; Donor Contracts for Egg and/or Sperm Donations; Pre-Nupital Agreements; Co-Parenting Agreements; Domestic Partnership Agreements; Name Changes.
Jacqueline Angela Ortega
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Oakland, CA Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(510) 991-0960 160 Franklin St, Suite 207
Oakland, CA 94607
Family
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Robert Alan Goodman
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(510) 987-7800 555 12th Street
Suite 1900
Oakland, CA 94607
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of San Francisco, School of Law
Jennie Sarah Wooley
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer
(888) 850-3845 P.O. Box 7419
Oakland, CA 94601
Free ConsultationFamily
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Originally from San Francisco, Ms. Wooley graduated with honors in the major from the University of California, at Santa Cruz, in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Legal Studies. Ms. Wooley received her Juris Doctorate from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2007. While attending Hastings, Ms. Wooley served as a judicial extern in the Unified Family Court with Commissioner Marjorie A. Slabach. In her last year at Hastings, Ms. Wooley once again volunteered at the San Francisco Superior Court to assist Commissioner Sue Kaplan in reviewing and issuing temporary...
Ian M.A. Van Leer
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Oakland, CA Family Law Attorney
(510) 645-1533 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Alden Jay Knisbacher
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(510) 460-1222 610 16th St
Ste 404
Oakland, CA 94612
Family
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
LeAnn Grace Bischoff
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Oakland, CA Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(510) 832-6600 1939 Harrison Street
Suite 710
Oakland, CA 94612
Family
University of California - Berkeley
Aggie Dolores Rose-Chavez
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(510) 451-0204 1407 Webster St.
Suite 218
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Civil Rights, Divorce and Social Security Disability
U of San Francisco School of Law
Judith Dilley Gough
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(510) 832-3411 11 Embarcadero W
Oakland, CA 94607
Family and Divorce
San Francisco Law Sch
Debra Schoenberg
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San Francisco, CA Family Law Attorney
(415) 834-1120 575 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Family and Divorce
University of New Hampshire School of Law
Skilled Legal Representation for All California Families At the Schoenberg Family Law Group, P.C., we recognize that divorce and other family law matters are complex, sensitive issues that can have a lasting impact on individuals, families, finances and futures. To achieve the very best outcomes for our San Francisco family law clients we apply a comprehensive approach to family law cases. By working closely with psychologists, appraisers, accountants, economists and other professionals, we ensure that legal strategies developed for each case reflect our own skills and valuable additional perspectives. Whether a case is best resolved by vigorous negotiation or powerful litigation, we have...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Oakland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(800) 510-3916 505 14th Street
Suite 900
Oakland, CA 94612
Family, Business, Divorce and Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
"The comfort I found in trusting my trial outcome to Ali was reinforced with every interaction. He was brilliant in the courtroom, assuming control and extracting the real truth from those who absolutely did not want to give it. He is alive and passionate and at all times I felt that the case was every bit as important to him as it was to me. With Ali, I won my case on every single issue and every single point. ... He is my lawyer for life! Do yourself the favor of getting to know him."
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Ariel Sosna
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San Francisco, CA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(415) 274-2530 601 Montgomery St
#525
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Ariel Sosna is a founding partner of Van Voorhis & Sosna LLP. She is certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Sosna has been exclusively practicing family law in California (San Francisco Bay Area) since 2007.

Ms. Sosna received her J.D., with a concentration in Family Law, from U.C. Hastings School of the Law and her B.A. in Psychology from U.C. Berkeley.

Before starting her own practice, Ms. Sosna was an associate at a well-known San Francisco law firm. She was co-chairperson of the Family Law Section of the San Francisco...
David Douglas Stein
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San Francisco, CA Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(415) 969-9936 1 Sansome Street
Suite 720
San Francisco, CA 94104
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Elder and Estate Planning
U of San Francisco School of Law
David D. Stein is a San Francisco divorce attorney backed by 35+ years of experience, and is the founder of Liaise Divorce Solutions. Recognizing that there was a significant need for smarter, quicker, friendly, and all around better ways to dissolve marriages, he founded his firm with the intent of making mediation mainstream. In addition to frequently helping clients through divorce using mediation, he acts as a guest speaker for a variety of legal functions.
Katherine Harris Reder
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San Franicsoc, CA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 648-3097 88 Kearny Suite 1475
San Franicsoc, CA 94108
Family, Appeals and Divorce
University of North Carolina School of Law
Kate Reder is an associate attorney at Wald & Thorndal. She specializes in family formation, divorce, and dissolution for both traditional and non-traditional families. Firm practice areas include: Divorce, Dissolution & Contested Parentage Actions for all families; Custody Disputes; Mediation; Marvin Actions. Legal services provided at both the TRIAL and APPELLATE level. Assisted Reproduction; Adoptions of All Kinds; Family Contracts; Parenting Law including Surrogacy; Donor Contracts for Egg and/or Sperm Donations; Pre-Nupital Agreements; Co-Parenting Agreements; Domestic Partnership Agreements; Name Changes.
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.