Escondido, California Family Lawyers

Linda A. Jazo
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California Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the LawCalifornia
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Stephen J. Moore Esq.
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California Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience

California Western School of LawU.S. District Court, Southern District of Caliornia, California, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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Andy Cook
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California Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience

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... Read More »
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Steven Lucas Aicher
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Only SD Family Law Attorney With MBA/Navy Veteran/Former FLJ Foundation Lawyer.

California Western School of LawCalifornia
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Sandy Lynne Meade
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Escondido, CA Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(619) 503-3050 500 La Terraza Blvd.,
Suite 150
Escondido, CA 92025
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Western Sierra Law School
(619) DIVORCE and attorney Sandy L. Meade have over 54 years of combined experience practicing law in California. Through open communication and a commitment toward the empowerment of her clients, Sandy has earned an outstanding reputation among both colleagues and clients for her professional and compassionate approach to family law.
Michelle Louise Blair
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Escondido, CA Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(760) 871-2531 210 S Juniper Street, Ste. 200
Escondido, CA 92025
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Education
Ms. Blair graduated from the Menlo College, Atherton, California where she was a magna cum laude graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. Ms. Blair then received her juris doctor degree from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, California and was admitted to the California and Federal bars in 2002.

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Family Law Section, California Bar Association
San Diego North County Bar Association
Hannah J. Engholm
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Escondido, CA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(760) 208-1604 500 LaTerraza Blvd
Suite 150
Escondido, CA 92025
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Hannah J. Engholm received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, as a University of California Regent’s Scholar. Hannah simultaneously earned her Juris Doctor degree from California Western School of Law and her Master in Social Work degree from San Diego State University. She served as Senior Editor for the California Western International Law Journal. Hannah is involved in several volunteer opportunities, including San Diego’s Voices of Children where she has been a Court Appointed Advocate since 2010. Ms. Engholm has experience with all family law issues.
Vicki Ann Rothman
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Escondido, CA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(858) 774-8664 333 South Juniper Street, Suite 217
Escondido, CA 92025
Family
William Howard Taft Univ
Stephanie Mendez
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Escondido, CA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(760) 213-2395 127 E. 3rd Ave.,
Suite 202
Escondido, CA 92025
Family and Divorce
Stephanie Mendez attended law school in Orange County, CA, and passed the California State Bar on the first attempt. She first became interested in Family Law while interning at The Legal Clinic, in Fullerton, CA. After graduating law school, Stephanie began working at a local law firm in San Diego, CA, where she handled all aspects of family law, including child custody and visitation, child support, paternity actions, divorce actions, domestic violence issues, and spousal support. She is well versed in the complexities of family law, and the emotions that are involved. Her goal is to guide the client and...
Escondido, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(760) 755-1940 300 West Grand Avenue, Suite 203
Escondido, CA 92025
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Escondido, CA Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(760) 726-6777 555 W Country Club Ln #191
Escondido, CA 92026
Family and Divorce
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Escondido, CA Family Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(619) 997-5808 2494 Briarwood Ct
Escondido, CA 92025
Family and Divorce
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Escondido, CA Family Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(760) 747-7500 739 E Pennsylvania Ave
Escondido, CA 92025
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Western State Univ
Escondido, CA Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(760) 941-2260 1567 Dublin Ln
Escondido, CA 92027
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Roy M. Doppelt Esq.
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2019 Super Lawyer: Benefits/Qualifications No Other Attorney Can Match!

Full service law firm including attorneys and paralegal staff located in San Diego to represent clients in Family Law cases including divorce, legal separation and paternity. Free consultation up to 30 minutes in office. Read More »
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Nancy J. Bickford
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Successful Family Attorney! Certified Family Law Specialist & Public Accountant!

I am a dedicated attorney practicing exclusively in the area of family law. I provide skilled representation to pursue the results you need. Visit my website to see client testimonials and call now for a consultation. Read More »
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Escondido, CA Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(760) 743-7357 455 S Escondido Blvd
Escondido, CA 92025
Family and Divorce
Western State Univ
Escondido, CA Family Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(760) 747-7500 739 E Pennsylvania Ave #A
Escondido, CA 92025
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
California Western School of Law
Escondido, CA Family Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(760) 741-7998 1832 Palo Glen
Escondido, CA 92026
Family and Divorce
Whittier Coll School of Law
Escondido, CA Family Law Attorney with 40 years experience
(760) 807-5417 2250 N Broadway Spc 7
Escondido, CA 92026
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
State Univ of New York School of Law
Michael Allen Fischer
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(858) 935-6211 Fischer & Van Thiel LLP
10620 Treena St #230
San Diego, CA 92131
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence 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...
Roy M. Doppelt Esq.
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(800) 769-4748 16466 Bernardo Center Dr
#260
San Diego, CA 92128
Free ConsultationSan Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
For nearly 30 years, San Diego family law attorney Roy M. Doppelt, Esq. has been providing clients in Southern California with comprehensive legal services. He is currently an active member of the California and San Diego Bar Associations, and he is admitted to practice law in both California and Illinois state courts, as well as the Federal District Court for the Southern District of California.

Roy was raised in Chicago and attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He relocated to California to attend the California Western School of Law, where he obtained his J.D. in 1988, graduating with honors....
Michelle Cornejo Sullivan
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(858) 451-9390 11545 W. Bernardo Ct.
Suite 211
San Diego, CA 92127
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
The mission of the attorneys at The Sullivan Law Firm, APC, is to counsel clients in finding common sense solutions to complex family and bankruptcy legal problems by providing a full spectrum of legal services. Attorney Michelle Sullivan, CLS-F, is a specialist in counseling clients regarding divorce, mediation, collaboration, adoptions, prenuptual agreements, and other legal issues. Located in Rancho Bernardo, a neighborhood of north San Diego, our family law and bankruptcy practice especially caters to residents of San Diego and North County.
Damon Brandon Forney
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(800) 769-4748 16466 Bernardo Center Dr
#260
San Diego, CA 92128
Free ConsultationSan Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Case Western Reserve University and University of California - San Diego
The only San Diego State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist who was also a Former Federal and County of San Diego Prosecutor with Over 20 Years of Experience!
Denise E. Oxley Esq.
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(858) 486-4823 16935 W Bernardo Dr
#104
San Diego, CA 92127
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Estate Planning
Inns of Court School of Law, Grays Inn, London
Steven Lucas Aicher
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(800) 769-4748 16466 Bernardo Center Dr.
San Diego, CA 92128
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Stephen Smith
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California Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience

California Western School of LawCalifornia
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Jenna A. Hoefler
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Dedicated California Family Law Attorney! Call for Help!

I provide exceptional legal representation for all family law matters. I will work tirelessly for the best possible results for your family! Visit my website for information and reviews. Read More »
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Stephanie Maria Caballero
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San Marcos, CA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(760) 798-2265 1225 San Elijo Rd
San Marcos, CA 92078
Family
Southern California Inst/Law
Law Office of Stephanie M. Caballero Assisted Reproduction & Family Formation Law
Craig Richard VanThiel
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Carlsbad, CA Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(760) 722-7669 701 Palomar Airport Rd., Ste. 300
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Peter Mueller
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San Marcos, CA Family Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(760) 752-4600 950 Boardwalk #305
San Marcos, CA 92078
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Mr. Mueller has been practicing law for thirty-five years and is licensed in California and Illinois. Graduating with honors from Loyola Law School in 1972, he was selected to associate with Chicago’s leading corporate firm and was also invited to become a Visiting Professor of Corporate Law at Loyola, where he had held the position as Assistant Dean of the Business School during his law studies. In his position as director of Father’s Rights Law Center®, Mr. Mueller, a Certified Family Law Specialist, benefits from his early litigation training and experience and will involve when needed, qualified and respected...
Barbara Jean Weiser
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(858) 924-0053 16885 West Bernardo Drive
Suite 123
San Diego, CA 92127
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Whittier Coll School of Law
Elizabeth N. Fox Esq.
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney
(858) 935-6211 10620 Treena St #230,
San Diego, CA 92131
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Richard L. Zierden
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer
(858) 530-9984 11440 West Bernardo Court, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92127
Family
Andrew Patrick Johnson
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Vista, CA Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(760) 639-0187 440 S. Melrose Drive
Suite 260
Vista, CA 92081
Family and Divorce
California Western School of Law
Our tagline, "When you want your case done right the first time," evolved as a result of continued client feedback expressing frustrations with past dealings with the process. Divorce is a difficult process. We are mindful of the emotional aspect as well as the costs involved with each case. Andrew P. Johnson, APC makes every effort to apply the right resources to each task so that we can keep costs at a minimum while still accomplishing your goals.

I am a licensed California Attorney and Certified Family Law Specialist with an office located in Vista directly across from...
Dennis Geis Temko
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(858) 274-3538 12636 High Bluff Dr. Ste. 200
San Diego, CA 92130
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Dennis Temko provides exceptional representation in appellate matters in California State Courts in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and elsewhere. His appellate practice is focused on family law matters including custody, property division, child and spousal support, stock options, high income earners, Ostler Smith (bonus support orders), domestic violence restraining orders, and imputation, among other issues. Most of his practice has been devoted to family law appeals and writs since his 2013 admission to the California State Bar. Super Lawyers Magazine recognized Mr. Temko as a rising star in 2017, and again in 2018.

Mr. Temko has...
Pierre A. Domercq
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Carlsbad, CA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(760) 434-3330 2755 Jefferson St.
Ste 100
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Family and Divorce
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Burke & Domercq, LLP offers skilled divorce and family law representation to individuals, families and business owners in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, Vista and throughout North County San Diego.

We have represented our clients before North County family law courts for decades. Whether you are facing life changes such as a divorce or child custody dispute, require modifications to existing child support or custody orders, face domestic violence allegations or wish to prepare a prenuptial agreement we are here to help accomplish your objectives.
Matthew S. Blado
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Born in Bakersfield, California and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mr. Blado is a graduate of California Western School of Law. While at California Western, Mr. Blado studied Family Law and Community Property. During his third year of law school, Matthew was selected to serve as the judicial extern for the Honorable Nancy C. Oesterle.

While attending California Western, Mr. Blado was a founding member of the California Western School of Law Community Law Project which provided free legal assistance to poor and indigent members of the community. It was during this period that Mr. Blado was first exposed to the...
Elizabeth P. Swiller
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California Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience

University of California - Hastings College of the LawCalifornia
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Pierre A. Domercq
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California Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience

Burke & Domercq, LLP offers skilled divorce and family law representation to individuals, families and business owners in Carlsbad, Encinitas, Oceanside, Vista and throughout North County San Diego. We have... Read More »
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Andrew J. Botros
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of San Diego
Mr. Botros has practiced family law exclusively since 2010. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the California Board of Legal Specializatio
Kevin Andrew Polis
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(858) 755-3300 12636 High Bluff Dr, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92130
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92130
Family and Divorce
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Attorney Kevin A. Polis is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Diego Family Law Bar Association, North County Bar Association, and is Certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Kevin Polis has dedicated his career exclusively to the practice of divorce & family law. Because of this, he is certified by the State Bar of California as a Divorce & Family Law Specialist, a title that few attorneys in our area have, and one that shows a commitment to the practice of the law and delivering...
Beatrice Larsson Snider
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(888) 860-8544 9663 Tierra Grande
Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92126
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
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,...
Win R Heiskala
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(858) 566-6650 9663 Tierra Grande St. Ste. 301
San Diego, CA 92126
Family and Divorce
Western State University College of Law
MS. HEISKALA joined the firm as a supervising attorney after spending 24 years as a sole practitioner in her own firm primarily devoted to family law. Ms. Heiskala obtained her Juris Doctorate from Western State School of Law (now Thomas Jefferson School of Law) in 1976. She was admitted to the State Bar of California and the Federal District Court for the Southern District in 1976, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeal in 1986 and became a Certified Specialist in Family Law in 1988. Ms. Heiskala is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the Family Law Section...
Naghmeh Bashar
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(858) 566-6650 9663 Tierra Grande St. Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92126
Family and Divorce
Univ of Arizona COL
MS. BASHAR obtained her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona in Management Information Systems in 1987 and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona College of Law in May 1990. She joined the firm after 7 years as a sole practitioner focusing on civil litigation, business and family law. Prior to opening her own office, Ms. Bashar was an associate attorney in a civil litigation firm where she represented financial institutions as well as individuals with personal injury, fraud and contract matters. She has also worked as a Volunteer Attorney with the Family Law...
Carmen Elena Ramos
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(858) 566-6650 9663 Tierra Grande Street
Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92126
Family and Divorce
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.
Nancy J. Bickford
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
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...
Robin Ann DeVito Esq.
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Carlsbad, CA Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(760) 720-9890 1015 Chestnut Ave
#C-2
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
California Western School of Law
Christine Hayes Sickler
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(858) 566-6650 9663 Tierra Grande Street
Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92126
Family and Divorce
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
MS. SICKLER joined the firm in 1985 and is a supervising attorney with the firm. Ms. Sickler obtained her Juris Doctorate from Hastings College of the Law in 1976 and her Bachelor of Science from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1973. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Sickler was engaged in the general practice of law, including obtaining substantial civil and criminal trial experience. Ms. Sickler was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1976 and became a Certified Specialist in Family Law in 1991. She is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association,...
Michael Spiekerman
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Vista, CA Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(760) 214-9404 380 S Melrose Dr
Ste 363
Vista, CA 92081
Free ConsultationFamily and Estate Planning
Western State Univ COL
Family Law Attorney Michael Spiekerman is a highly qualified attorney whose practice is exclusively devoted to dissolution of marriage and domestic partnerships, and all manner of family law related issues. He has represented clients with both complex and simple disputes involving the division of community property assets, the allocation of marital and non-marital debt, obtaining and terminating spousal support awards, setting and modifying child support orders, custody, parenting issues, and much more.

Michael recognizes that the circumstance of ending a marriage or any once intimate relationship is an extremely traumatic experience. In order for people to actually be supported...
Matthew Kaemerle
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Free consultation, aggressive representation in divorce and custody cases.

I'm an experienced family law and divorce lawyer and will fight for the best results for you and your children. My practice includes complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody & visitation. Read More »
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Elizabeth A. Rodriguez
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California Family Law Attorney

Thomas Jefferson School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
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Escondido Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Aid Society of San Diego
(877) 534-2454
El Cajon, 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.