Baldwin Park, California Family Lawyers

Marshall W. Waller
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Certified Family Law Specialist | Los Angeles & Ventura County Divorce Lawyers

If you consult with us about your California family law problem, we promise discreet, non-judgmental, and compassionate representation that is based on meeting your needs, not our own.
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Winiviere G. Sy
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Determined and Experienced Family Law Attorney! Focused on You! Call for Help!

For over 10 years I have successfully helped clients achieve favorable outcomes in family law matters. I am dedicated to effective advocacy! Visit my website to see reviews and case results, or call for a consultation.
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Yury Galperin
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California Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Yury Galperin is a litigator with over 13 years of experience representing clients going through the divorce process. Yury is a partner at Lieber Galperin and draws on his extensive trial experience to... Read More »
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Mr. Clarke Logan Young
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Skilled and Successful Family Attorney! Protecting Your Rights and Interests!

I am an experienced and dedicated family lawyer. I provide effective and efficient representation to pursue the results you need. Visit my website to see client testimonials and call now for a consultation.
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Omar Alfredo Zambrano
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Baldwin Park , CA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(800) 562-0004 12738 East Ramona Blvd.
Baldwin Park , CA 91706
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
USC Law School
About Law Offices Of Omar Zambrano I have practiced law in the State of California since 2003. Over the course of my career, I have represented thousands of clients in a variety of areas of law such as immigration, bankruptcy, real estate, civil litigation of many kinds, estate planning, probate, business law, contracts, personal injury, and guardianship. Competence: I graduated from one of the top law schools in the country, the University of Southern California (USC). I graduated with high honors from USC and I excel in all social and political debates. Friendly, relaxed office atmosphere: I...
Linda Lu McLarnan-Dugan
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Arcadia, CA Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(626) 296-8670 150 N. Santa Anita Ave., Suite 300
Arcadia, CA 91006
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
University of West Los Angeles College of Law
Linda L. McLarnan-Dugan, Esq. has over 26 years of experience in the legal field following her admission to the California State Bar. She handles all types of cases which deal with the family. Her practice include all areas of Family Law; Probate; Conservatorships; Guardianships; and Estate Planning. She regularly is appointed a Minor’s Counsel in Family Court and PVP Attorney in Probate Court. She is a member of the State Bar of California; Pasadena Bar Association, 2018 President-Elect of the PBA, Chair 2011-2014 Pasadena Family Law Bar; Pasadena Tournament of Roses; and Recording Secretary of...
Ilene Aguilar Ruiz
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West Covina, CA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(951) 640-1185 1050 Lakes Drive
Suite 225
West Covina, CA 91790
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Attorney Ruiz started college at age 17 and graduated from CSU, Los Angeles with honors and Dean's List recognition in 2000. She graduated from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles in May of 2004 and passed the Bar exam in July of 2004. During the last 13 years, she has gained experience with family law cases such as domestic violence, divorce, legal separation, paternity, government child support, step-parent adoption, guardianship and grandparent visitation.

She assists the families of the Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Current hourly rate in 2018 is $250.00. Limited scope legal...
John S. Morris
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Arcadia, CA Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(626) 294-0880 150 N Santa Anita Ave
Suite 750
Arcadia, CA 91001
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
The lawyers and staff who make up Morris & Morris are not that different from the people we represent. We encounter the same highs and lows and we share the same desire for happy and healthy families. Since the founding of our San Gabriel Valley law firm in 1997, those common interests have only served to reinforce our belief in what we do. We have children of our own and we can identify with both the difficulties and the benefits of raising a family in Southern California. We can help you ensure that your children are provided for whether...
Daniel Sheridan Standifer
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West Covina, CA Family Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(626) 966-2400 1609 West Garvey Ave North
West Covina, CA 91790
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Eugene Cristiano
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Covina, CA Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(626) 859-1011 750 Terrado Plaza, Suite 241
Covina, CA 91723
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Southwestern University School of Law
Michael Louis Oddenino
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Arcadia, CA Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(800) 607-7556 444 E Huntington Dr
Arcadia, CA 91006
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
As the founding partner of the firm Oddenino & Gaule, Arcadia lawyer Michael L. Oddenino offers vigorous legal guidance to people going through divorce and other family law issues. For almost three decades, Attorney Oddenino has been licensed to practice law in California. Mr. Oddenino obtained his undergraduate degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia. For a case evaluation, get in touch with his firm today.
Steven Brajkovich
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Covina, CA Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(626) 967-2443 636 S. Second Avenue
Suite A
Covina, CA 91723
Family and Divorce
Univ of LaVerne COL and University of La Verne College of Law
Carol A. Crow
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Covina, CA Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(626) 967-7325 280 East Rowland St.
Covina, CA 91723
Family, Business and Estate Planning
The University of La Verne
Elizabeth Yang
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Monterey Park, CA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(877) 492-6452 199 W. Garvey Ave.
Suite #201
Monterey Park, CA 91754
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, IP and Traffic Tickets
University of La Verne College of Law
Founder Elizabeth Yang has been practicing law since 2007 and is admitted to the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). She assists inventors in protecting their inventions, entrepreneurs and business owners in protecting their intellectual property as well as preparing and enforcing their contracts, and families in going through the divorce and child custody process.
Frank J. Prainito
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California Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience

MY PROMISE: My consultations are not on a time clock . . . I will personally review your case and any pleadings which you might bring. Having practiced law for more than 19 years in San Bernardino,... Read More »
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Joseph Torri
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Whittier, CA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(866) 630-5757 13215 E. Penn Street
Whittier, CA 90602
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Western State Univ COL
Joseph Torri is on the Riverside Superior Court's - Family Law Minor's Counsel List of Approved Attorneys. Judges sitting in California family law courtrooms may appoint private counsel to represent children in high-conflict child custody cases. Also, Mr. Torri is a volunteer mediator at the Los Angeles Superior Court Southeast Judicial District in Norwalk, California. Joseph Torri received his undergraduate degree from California State University, Fullerton, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with a minor in Speech Communication. While at undergraduate college, Mr. Torri was on the speech and debate team, as well as, President...
Demetria L Graves
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(866) 774-0344 1055 East Colorado Boulevard
Suite 500A
Pasadena, CA 91106
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Entertainment & Sports
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...
Ted Khalaf
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Los Angeles, CA Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(213) 550-4600 5455 Wilshire Blvd
21st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Western State Univ COL
Ted Khalaf is highly skilled in all legal matters pertaining to Divorce and Family Law within the state of California. Our team of skilled lawyers will represent you throughout the process of understanding your rights around a divorce, custody battle or marital and child support situation. Besides being emotionally devastating, a divorce can be financially crippling, and it is essential that you align yourself with a Divorce and Family Law attorney who will represent you to the fullest extent. A Proven Track Record of Success Whether you are dealing with the difficult task of marital property...
Sandy Wu
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(626) 698-0088 600 South Lake Avenue #303
Pasadena, CA 91106
Family, Estate Planning and Trademarks
Southwestern University School of Law
As a founding partner of Chiao & Wu, LLP, Sandy T. Wu is an experienced litigator, representing clients ranging from individuals to small businesses to Fortune 500 companies. Ms. Wu also has experience in representing public entities, including the County of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Unified School District, Manhattan Beach Unified School District and Montebello Unified School District. Ms. Wu has litigated construction delay cases as well as wrongful termination, labor and wage issues for public entities. Finally, Ms. Wu has experience in representing insurance companies, litigating extra-contractual and bad faith cases and...
Bichhanh Thi Bui
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(626) 683-7574 3452 E. Foothill Blvd.
Suite 1160
Pasadena, CA 91107
Family
Whittier Coll School of Law
Attorney Hannah graduated from the University of California, Riverside in 2004 earning a B.S in biology and B.A in political science. Immediately thereafter she attended Whittier College School of Law earning a J.D. in May 2004. She passed the California State Bar after her first attempt and began practicing as an attorney in December 2004. Attorney Bui is currently an active member of the Pasadena Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. She is a member of the family section of each association. In addition, Attorney Bui volunteers for the Domestic Violence Project located at...
Walnut, CA Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(720) 226-6026 Mail Scanning:
340 S. Lemon Ave #7213
Walnut, CA 91789
Family, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Regent University
I'm a Colorado attorney. My law practice is focused on trial-oriented conflict resolution. I regularly practice law in both federal and Colorado state courts, and before the Colorado Office of Administrative Courts and the Social Security Administration's Office of Disability Adjudication and Review. With broad legal experience and a background in human services and education, I enjoy problem-solving and function well in high-pressure environments and situations requiring skilled interpersonal communication.
Leslie Kyle Howell
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(626) 351-1200 3820 E. Colorado Blvd
Suite A
Pasadena, CA 91107
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
USC Law School
Attorney/mediator, Leslie Howell, comes from a bi-racial, musical family and is an adoptive parent as well. She was a jazz singer for several years before (and after) attending law school. She has also worked for years in a corporate setting. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, but has lived in New York City, Japan and Hawaii. Her background makes her approachable and she has insight that most other mediators and lawyers may not have. This insight allows Leslie to understand, as well as creatively think, about the concerns and issues at hand.

Leslie is a collaborative divorce lawyer and...
Fritzie Galliani
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(626) 577-2326 1770 Corson Street
Pasadena, CA 91106
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of San Diego
My name is Fritzie Galliani from Law Office of Fritzie Galliani, APC, and I am a Pasadena divorce attorney with years of experience in fighting for the rights of local residents. If you are considering divorce, or if you have been served with divorce papers, then it is imperative for you to have skilled representation on your side. Further, if you are faced with another family law matter, I can provide you with the defense that you need. Contact my office today to discuss the situation that you face and to begin pursuing the results that you need for your...
Marc Aaron Goldbach
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(562) 216-8296 111 West Ocean Boulevard, Ste 400
Long Beach, CA 90802
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Employment and Personal Injury
Southwestern University School of Law
For more then 2 decades, Mr. Marc Aaron Goldbach has worked tirelessly to develop a successful bankruptcy and civil law practice for clients located throughout Los Angeles County. Whether his clients are facing insurmountable debt, foreclosure, serious felony charges, immigration or other legal issues such as personal injuries, workplace harassment, family and medical leave act violations, whistle blowing and retaliation, consumer law, criminal defense they can be rest assured that Marc Aaron Goldbach will take all steps necessary to fight for their legal rights to protect their interests. Marc Goldbach has represented many legal cases with 100% success...
Charles Joseph Morris Jr
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Glendora, CA Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(626) 914-2791 160 N Glendora Ave
Glendora, CA 91741
Family and Divorce
USC Law School
The Law Office of Charles J. Morris, Jr. offers legal assistance in an assortment of family law concerns including divorce. With over 20 years of legal experience, their professionals have an in-depth and complex understanding of the legal system in California. Both attorneys at the firm have been Board Certified as Specialists in Family Law. Additionally, Attorney Morris has been selected for inclusion in the list of Super Lawyers® from 2012 to 2014. Receive a no-charge consultation by calling the firm today at (626) 914-2791.
Abraham Chaparian
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(626) 831-8963 1055 E. Colorado Blvd.
5th Floor
Pasadena, CA 91106
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Helping individuals, families and businesses since 2005
James Kenneth Sweeney
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
424 South Rosemead Blvd.; Ste C
Pasadena, CA 91107
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Collections and Divorce
University of West Los Angeles
Meisa Banh
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San Gabriel, CA Family Law Attorney
(626) 758-2121 1015 E. Las Tunas Drive, Suite F
San Gabriel, CA 91776
Family and Immigration
Southwestern Law School
Ms. Banh is the founder and managing partner of the Law Offices of Meisa Banh and emphasizes her practice in family and immigration law. Nominated as Pasadena Magazine’s Top Attorney in Family Law for 2012 and 2013, Ms. Banh has successfully represented hundreds of clients in all aspects of family law. Having parents that were once immigrants themselves, Ms. Banh also dedicates her practice to helping immigrants remain in the United States. Prior to starting her own firm, Ms. Banh was an Associate at Ideal Legal Group, Inc. handling family law cases from its inception to its resolution. Additionally, Ms....
Ms. Rekha G Garg
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(626) 319-2064 801 Madre
Pasadena, CA 91107
Free ConsultationFamily and Immigration
India and India
Sandra Dee Munoz-Harlow
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San Dimas, CA Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(909) 599-9711 138 W Bonita Ave Ste 205
San Dimas, CA 91773
Family and Divorce
Trinity Law School
Devon M Anderson
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North Hollywood, CA Family Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(818) 856-0559 10999 Riverside Dr. Suite 206
North Hollywood, CA 91602
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Trinity Law School
As an Attorney, I pride myself on integrity and professionalism. I strive to be a supportive influence throughout the legal process — choosing to resolve disputes rather than fueling the fires of a complex disagreement. It will always be my goal to resolve a matter amicably in the interest of preserving dignity and protecting any child caught up in the chaos of divorce. However, when amicable efforts fail, I zealously represent my clients' best interests while protecting the needs of the family.
Eddie Lee Abner
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San Dimas, CA Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(909) 599-2101 163 W Bonita Ave, Suite B
San Dimas, CA 91773
Family, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Whittier Coll School of Law
Attorney Eddie L. Abner has been successfully representing his clients in bankruptcy and family law cases since 1982. He takes pride in providing aggressive & effective legal representation, and helping his clients resolve their legal problems.
Gregory Paul Benton
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Glendora, CA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(626) 963-2474 220 S. Glendora Ave, Suite H
Glendora, CA 91741
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Deborah Jean Manning
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Glendora, CA Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(626) 335-5135 2605 E. Foothill Blvd., Suite A
Glendora, CA 91740
Family and Divorce
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Pamela Panasiti Stettner
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Glendora, CA Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(626) 914-2791 160 N Glendora Ave
Glendora, CA 91741
Family and Divorce
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Larry David
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Lawyer
(626) 836-2908 3579 E Foothill Blvd
Suite 323
Pasadena, CA 91107
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 510-3916 555 West Fifth Street
31st Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Attorney Shahrestani offers intense, intelligent, and attentive legal representation to individual and business clients in high-stakes, high conflict, and time sensitive litigation, negotiation, and transactional matters. Call today to set a Phone Consultation to discuss your concerns: 800-510-3916.

Fluent Spanish, French, Italian, Farsi.

Serving: San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles County, New York City Metro Area, Boston & Cambridge Metro Areas, Washington DC, Seattle.

(1) DIVORCE & CUSTODY: High Conflict Divorce, Custody & Visitation, Restraining Orders, Abduction, Collaborative Divorce, Property Division

(2) EDUCATION LAW: Academic Discipline, Grade Disputes, Fee Disputes, Special Education, Teacher Contracts, Bullying, School Campus Crimes, Academic Freedom, School Misconduct, School Representation

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Kelly Yi-Yi Chang
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(626) 765-5767 438 S. Pasadena Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
Family and Divorce
Univ of San Diego School of Law
I only practice family law because I love it. I am blessed because I have the distinct privilege of helping people where it matters most - at home. Loving my job gives me purpose, and God gifted me with abilities to achieve my purpose. There is no greater gift! When you hire us, know that we will try to obtain the best results for you and your family. This is our purpose as your lawyers. We are proud of our work, and we strive to never take your trust for granted.
Jewels Juhee Jin
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Gardena, CA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(714) 264-5413 Gardena, CA 90247
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Named top 10% of Lawyers in California - Lawyers of Distinction 2017
Client's Choice Award - Avvo.com 2014
Stella Espinoza Browne
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Upland, CA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(909) 949-1340 99 N San Antonio Ave
Suite 340
Upland, CA 91786
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Univ of LaVerne COL
Our goal is to provide each client with the highest quality legal services and attention. We are dedicated to personally focusing on providing personalized attention to each case. While we recognize that each case is unique and may require different strategy, one common factor remainsâour commitment to aggressive and personal representation of our clients. Our entire staff is dedicated to providing each our clients a professional, personalized, and supportive environment as we work to find the best legal solution for you. At the Law Offices of Stella Espinoza Browne we dedicate our practice exclusively to the areas of Family and Criminal Law....
Randy Wong Medina
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Pasadena, CA Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(626) 432-1975 301 E Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of California - Los Angeles
Gurjit Singh
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Pomona, CA Family Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(818) 396-6841 399 N Garey Ave,Suite 215
Pomona, CA 91767
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
University of La Verne College of Law
Background:
After earning his bachelor's degree from University of California Riverside in 2010, he started his own business, managed real estate, and worked freelance jobs as a programmer. He then attended University of La Verne College of Law and earned his law degree in 2016. While in law school he worked for a Civil Litigation law firm and the San Bernardino County District Attorney's office as a law clerk.

Mr. Singh is fluent in English, Punjabi, and Urdu. He is also proficient in Hindi.

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Mr. Singh presently concentrates his legal practice in the area of Estate Planning, Estate Litigation, Probate, Trusts,...
Christine Danielle Thielo
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Claremont, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(909) 624-0733 480 N Indian Hill Blvd.
Suite 1A
Claremont, CA 91711
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Univ of LaVerne COL
When I started my own office in 2002 it was my goal to pursue the practice of law with a "hands on" approach. Every case that comes into my office is handled from start to finish by me personally. I have made it my mission to offer the type of representation my clients can depend on by knowing that I am working hard for them every step of the way. I limit the number of cases my office takes on to ensure that each person who has retained my services also receives the full attention of my staff. ...
Teresa Lynn Morrell
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Upland, CA Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(909) 447-9790 876 N Mountain Ave #200-W
Upland, CA 91786
Family, Business, Environmental and Estate Planning
William Howard Taft University
Providing affordable and convenient legal services. After 20 years of experience in business administration, including dealing with contracts, employment law, real estate law and regulatory compliance, I became a lawyer and put my decades of experience to good use. I realize that many people who need legal advice also need to work during the week. I offer consultations on the weekends to be available to clients when it is convenient for them. Call me to set up a consultation, sometimes legal services are less expensive than you think. In addition to my office practice, I provide self help advice...
Richard Joseph Rosiak
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Downey, CA Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(562) 622-6000 8137 3rd Street
2nd Floor
Downey, CA 90241
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Western State University College of Law
Mr. Rosiak will work with you to get the best result possible. The staff speaks Spanish and Polish. Night and weekend appointments are available. He is truly your "24 Hour-7 Days A Week" attorney. Our offices are centrally located in Downey near all major freeways 5, 710, 605, 105, 91. You are just minutes away, and we are very flexible with the dates and times to accommodate you.
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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.