Alameda County, California Family Lawyers

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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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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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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Lorna M. Jaynes
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(510) 795-6304 37978 2nd St
Fremont, CA 94536
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
Because divorce is a problem to be solved, not a battle to be won, I focus on alternatives to the court system, through Collaborative Law and Mediation. I believe that most families and children are best served by being supported to work together in resolving their family matters. The fundamental goal in both Collaborative Divorce and Mediation is client empowerment.

With either mediation or the Collaborative process you will have control of the decisions that are made and will be firmly supported, legally and emotionally, in achieving a successful dissolution of your relationship. This not only allows but also encourages you...
Robert Chang
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Alameda County, 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...
Sabi Mand
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(925) 984-3365 39510 Paseo Padre Pkwy
Suite 190
Fremont, CA 94538
Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Sabi Mand is a zealous advocate for his clients. He works vigorously to provide effective representation and results for his clients. Sabi has worked for several Bay Area law firms handling all aspects of Family Law before starting his own practice. He has also worked as a mediator for over 10 years and helps clients resolve their disputes amicably.
Sabi has volunteered as an attorney for the Alameda County Superior Court, Family Law Division. He has very refined negotiation and interpersonal communication skills. He has been a coach and judge for the UC Hastings negotiation team. In addition, Sabi has had the...
Derek Deake Lim
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(510) 818-0898 3100 Mowry Ave
Ste. 204
Fremont, CA 94538
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Estate Planning and Immigration
New Coll of CA School of Law
Experienced, dedicated and affordable immigration attorney servings the Immigration community for near 20 years. Record of winning case on asylum, VAWA claim, naturalization with criminal background, waivers, and complex family based immigrant visa petitions.
Renee Rose Ross
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(925) 308-9920 30 W. Neal St., Suite 200
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Family and Divorce
Golden Gate University
Renee Ross is certified in Family Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization and is a highly skilled and insightful attorney. She represents family law clients throughout Pleasanton and the surrounding areas. She has more than a decade of experience and handles a broad range of cases including divorce, child custody and support, high net worth divorce, and same-sex family law issues. Attorney Ross can also provide counsel for adoptions, domestic partnership issues, complex property divisions, and other family law cases. She is passionate about providing personalized legal solutions for her clients, guiding them with skill...
Angela N Bryant
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(510) 922-0904 2222 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of California - Davis
My approach to each family law case is specifically tailored to the needs of each client. Some cases require aggressive litigation, while other times, settlement is the best (and cheapest) choice for all involved. As your attorney, you can expect me to give you guidance based on the law, and to be transparent with you about your options. My role is to advise you, but not to make decisions for you. I enjoy partnering with my clients to get them their desired outcome. I am also very responsive to client communication. I pride myself on keeping you...
Ms. Lucy Zheng
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Alameda County, 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...
Stuart I. MacKenzie
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(510) 537-7200 22320 Foothill Blvd
#460
Hayward, CA 94541
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Golden Gate University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Joseph Odysseus Mastro
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(855) 529-4020 2625 Alcatraz Avenue
Suite 444
Berkeley, CA 94705
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University School of Law
Mr. Mastro was born in Oakland, grew up around the East Bay, and has spent his life living throughout the Bay Area, from San Francisco to San Jose. Mr. Mastro graduated from the Santa Clara University School of Law in May 2006. He then passed the California State Bar Examination in July 2006 on his first attempt. Thereafter, Mr. Mastro became a Deputy Public Defender in San Joaquin County, representing clients in all manner of criminal cases, in a high-volume capacity. In 2009, Joe decided to return home to open his own law firm. Since then...
Christine Ann Pham
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Alameda County, 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...
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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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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David Sheen ESQ.
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(510) 438-6868 39510 Paseo Padre Pkwy
#190
Fremont, CA 94538
Family, Business, Estate Planning and Immigration
California Western School of Law and University of North Carolina School of Law
Ariel Winger
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(510) 564-0585 2832 College Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94705
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
New College of California
I began practicing family law in 1999 and worked for a non-profit for 5 years where I successfully represented survivors of domestic violence and their children in court. In 2007 started my own family law practice to offer services for those who want to divorce using a non-adversarial model. I offer Mediation, Collaborative Practice, and other forms of settlement oriented methods of divorce that seek to find a mutually agreeable resolution for both parties.
Carol Ferreyra
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(925) 399-6292 6200 Stoneridge Mall Road, Ste 300
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Golden Gate University School of Law
Hello. My name is Carol Ferreyra and I am the founder and owner of Ferreyra Law Group. I am a California Family Law attorney who has been practicing exclusively Family Law since 2003. I am also a Certified Family Law Specialist, accredited by the State Bar of California Board of Special Legalization.

I am devoted to helping my clients resolve their legal issues in the manner that is best suited for them in the most cost effective manner.
Deborah Lynne Dubroff
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Alameda County, 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.
John Edward Harding
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(925) 417-2202 78 Mission Dr
Suite B
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Steven Edward Springer
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(888) 490-9852 39275 State Street
Fremont, CA 94538
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Employment and Estate Planning
Santa Clara University
Help small to medium size companies navigate through a wide variety of legal challenges: formation, funding, governmental impediments, operational legal planning, merger and acquisition, employee relations, and labor compliance. All with the goal of litigation avoidance. Litigation in all California state courts and the Northern and Eastern U.S. District Courts of California.
Gerard Alan Falzone
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Alameda County, 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,...
Robert Daniel Rodriguez
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(209) 596-4263 4695 Chabot Drive Ste. 200
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Lincoln Law School
"I am a dedicated professional committed to ensuring that you receive the finest legal services available." Robert D. Rodriguez operates a full service law firm located in Modesto and Walnut Creek, California. The Law Office of Robert D. Rodriguez has been providing a broad range of high quality legal services to a wide range of clients, including both businesses and individuals, throughout the greater San Joaquin Valley Area. The Law Office of Robert D. Rodriguez is currently providing the same level of service to the San Francisco East Bay Area. If you...
Robert Alan Goodman
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Alameda County, 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
Bernie Kempen
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(888) 487-6837 19244 Redwood Road
Suite B
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
I have been exclusively practicing Family Law in California since 1993. I launched my own practice in 1996 and became a Certified Family Law Specialist since 2002. I an certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. I practice in the Bay Area and Central Valley in California
Valerie Kraml
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
2625 Alcatraz Ave
319
Berkeley, CA 94705
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Yelda Mesbah Bartlett
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Alameda County, 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
Jonathan Lyvere
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(510) 497-0312 24301 Southland Dr. Ste. 208
Hayward, CA 94545
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Santa Clara University School of Law
Michael Lubofsky
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Alameda County, 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
Amanda J. List
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Alameda County, 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.
Richard Pazin
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Alameda County, 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

Hannah Elizabeth Sims
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Alameda County, 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.
Alex Verbeck
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer
(415) 212-8253 2120 University Ave.,
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
Lewis & Clark Law School
Pardeep Singh Grewal
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(510) 889-1999 20980 Redwood Road, Suite 240
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Family, Bankruptcy and Immigration
Practice Immigration Law, Bankruptcy Law, Deportation/Removal defense
Bruce S. Silverman
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 52 years experience
(925) 460-8000 5776 Stoneridge Mall Road
Suite 190
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Family and Divorce
UC Hastings College of Law and U.C. Berkeley
Frank Domenico Presto III
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(925) 846-4006 4900 Hopyard Rd., Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Family, Civil Rights and Criminal
San Francisco Law Sch
Dean Warren Feldman
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(510) 782-6212 22693 Hesperian Blvd
Hayward, CA 94541
Family, Bankruptcy and Criminal
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Ian M.A. Van Leer
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney
(510) 645-1533 1300 Clay Street, Suite 600
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Swapna Anthoor
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney
(510) 244-2760 39111 Paseo Padre Parkway
Suite 115a
Fremont, CA 94538
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Golden Gate University School of Law
As founder of the Anthoor Law Group, APC, Swampa Anthoor guides Fremont residents through the estate planning process. She has law licenses in both India and California, and can assist with legal concerns involving both jurisdictions. Her firm also provides legal representation in matters of family law and business law. Attorney Anthoor is a member of the California State Bar and Bar Council of India. In addition to English, she can aid clients in Malayalam, Hindi and Tamil. To learn more, please contact her firm today and receive a free consultation
Evelyn Herrera
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Alameda County, 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
Robyn S Ginney
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Alameda County, 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
Martin James Elmer
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(510) 644-2411 1919 Addison St, #105
Berkeley, CA 94704
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
John William Stovall III
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(209) 565-4050 4900 Hopyard Road, Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Family, Bankruptcy, Criminal and DUI
Humphreys College
Erin A. Levine
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(510) 595-4112 5801 Christie Ave.
Suite 387
Emeryville, CA 94608
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Alden Jay Knisbacher
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Alameda County, CA Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(510) 460-1222 610 16th St
Ste 404
Oakland, CA 94612
Family
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
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Alameda County Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Centro Legal de la Raza
(510) 437-1554
Oakland, CA


Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corporation
(510) 302-2222
Oakland, CA

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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.