Foster City, California Family Lawyers
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California Family Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
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
Ms. Martinez attended the University of California-Berkeley where she earned a bachelor’s degree in U.S. History. After Cal, Ms. Martinez worked as a paralegal for several years in the areas of business litigation, antitrust, class-actions, and intellectual property.
Ms. Martinez attended the University of San Francisco, School of Law where she earned a Certificate of Concentration...
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...
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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.
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