Harbor City, California Family Lawyers

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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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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Ju-In Daniel Jung
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Los Angeles, CA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(310) 755-6513 21151 Western Ave Suite 116
Los Angeles, CA 90501
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Personal Injury
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Daniel has had substantial court experience in trying a variety of cases in civil and family law. Before bringing his expertise to the South Bay, he was an associate at a Century City civil law firm and handled high profile family law clients in Beverly Hills. His experience also includes exclusive work with Forensic Child Custody Evaluators (730 Evaluations) enabling him the unique opportunity to provide clients with the knowledge for a successful child custody evaluation. He received his Juris Doctorate from Western State University in 2006, graduating with a Witkins recognition for factual investigation, an award given to individuals...
Kevin John Kensik
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El Segundo, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(310) 891-2300 400 Continental Blvd.
S. 600
El Segundo, CA 90245
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Southwestern University School of Law
I have been a practicing attorney for over 20 years, and my practice for the last 15 years has been focused on Family Law in the Los Angeles and Orange County areas of California.
Madhu Kalra
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Torrance, CA Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(310) 325-9012 23720 Arlington Avenue Ste 5
Torrance, CA 90501
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Business and Immigration
University of Delhi, Campus Law Center
Admitted 1988, practice focused on Bankruptcy, Chapter 7, 11, 13, Immigration, Employment and Family based , Business Law, incorporation, Probate
Patricia Frances Barberis
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Torrance, CA Family Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(310) 543-1993 3480 Torrance Blvd.
Suite 222
Torrance, CA 90503
Family and Divorce
South Bay University School of Law
Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation is a South Bay family law firm founded in 1977 by Attorney Patricia F. Barberis. Mrs. Barberis is a founding officer and member of the South Bay Women’s Association, and was one of the first female litigators to begin practicing in South Bay. She is known for strong advocacy and extensive court experience. Attorney Barberis was admitted to the California State Bar and the U.S. Federal Court. At Patricia Barberis, A Law Corporation, the team has over 50 years of combined legal experience, and is dedicated to providing those in need of a family law...
Colleen Anne Barberis
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Torrance, CA Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(310) 543-1993 3480 Torrance Blvd
Suite 222
Torrance, CA 90503
Family and Divorce
Univ of West Los Angeles
Torrance divorce, family law, and child custody attorney Colleen Barberis is a senior litigator and managing partner of the law firm her mother founded in 1997. She joined the firm immediately after her admission to the California state bar. Prior to her admission Colleen worked as an appellate clerk for the Los Angeles County Counsel. Colleen is respected as a strong advocate with extensive court experience. Colleen and Patricia have practiced family exclusively and they are a recognized mother/daughter law firm that zealously and honestly represent their clients interests. Colleen and Patricia maintain close communication with their clients...
Mr. Edwin Antigua Barnum
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Torrance, CA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(310) 213-9097 2161 W. 182nd Street
Suite 202
Torrance, CA 90504
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of West Los Angeles
A compassionate attorney with real life-experiences (I had successful careers before becoming an attorney) that prepared me to relate with most of my clients. We are not your typical lawyer who has great lawyering skills but unable to relate to average clients. We try to simplify the process so you won't feel left out. We vigorously fight for your right but excellent in negotiating a WIN-WIN result that won't escalate the case or the cost of prosecuting your case. We strive to be part of the solution to your problem:not become part of your problem. Call us and experience the...
Miyuki Nishimura
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Los Angeles, CA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(213) 278-2780 1875 Century Park East
Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Family
Nicole Stednitz
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Torrance, CA Family Law Lawyer
(310) 516-8963 2367 Torrance Blvd
Torrance, CA 90501
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Oregon School of Law
Krystle Clervaud
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Carson, CA Family Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(323) 673-4838 552 E. Carson Street
Suite 104 PMB 320
Carson, CA 90745
Free ConsultationFamily, DUI and Estate Planning
Whittier Law School
Rodney William Wickers
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Torrance, CA Family Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(310) 540-2520 2790 Skypark Drive
Suite 209
Torrance, CA 90505
Family, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
UC Hastings COL
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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Anh Ngoc Nguyen
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Torrance, CA Family Law Lawyer
(866) 644-8011 21151 S. Western Ave.
Torrance, CA 90501
Family, Appeals and Business
I received my J.D. cum laude from Southwestern Law School, having earned my Bachelor of Science in International Business cum laude from the University of Southern California. Prior to opening my practice in the South Bay areas, I externed with the United States District Court Judge Dean D. Pregerson, interned with the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office, Career Criminal Division, and practiced at Lawrence, Beach, Allen & Choi PC (Santa Ana, California) and Escandari & Michon APC (Beverly Hills, California). I am admitted to practice before the state bar of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of...
Miyuki Nishimura
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Los Angeles, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(310) 276-8998 1875 Century Park East
Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Family
Kelley C Finan
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Torrance, CA Family Law Attorney
(424) 212-6120 3828 W. Carson Street
Suite 102
Torrance, CA 90503
Family
David N Booth
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(844) 384-3332 4401 Atlantic
2nd Floor
Long Beach, CA 90807
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
David Booth is a graduate of Brigham Young University and Chapman University School of Law and began practicing law in 2008. Immediately following law school, David took a position with the Orange County Department of Child Support Services as a staff attorney. David later went on to a position as an deputy district attorney, where he honed his trial skills. David is now the lead attorney at the Law Office of Cameron M. Fernandez where David practices divorce and family law in Irvine and throughout Orange County.
Adam Noel Schanz
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Mahattan Beach, CA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(310) 706-4140 1500 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 500
Mahattan Beach, CA 90266
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Attorney Adam N. Schanz earned his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, with Honors, from University of California, Santa Barbara. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine School of Law in 2006. During law school, Mr. Schanz clerked for the Honorable Robert P. Applegate in the Los Angeles Superior Court, Family Law Division.

Since admission to the California bar in 2006, Mr. Schanz has worked solely in the private practice of Family Law where he has built an exemplary reputation for integrity, professionalism, and dedication to his work. He has represented hundreds of clients including many professionals, celebrities, and high...
Janice Ellen Munoz
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Redondo Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(310) 802-6400 707 Torrance Blvd Suite 220
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Free ConsultationFamily
Loyola Law School
I have been practicing law for over 14 years and have had my own practice for the last 10 years.

My philosophy is to work towards settlement but simultaneously prepare for trial. Most family law matters never go to court. If your case is one of the few that does, we will be ready.

I help my clients understand their rights and their obligations in their case. I provide options based upon your particular goals.

Call me for a brief telephone consulation at no charge.

Samuel R. Walker
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(714) 943-2336 444 W Ocean Blvd Ste 800
Long Beach, CA 90802
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Estate Planning
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Samuel R. Walker is a trusted attorney with a great reputation in and around Los Angeles County and Orange County. He handles Family Law, Estate Planning, Civil Litigation and Appellate matters. The Law Office of Samuel Walker will handle your legal matter with individualized attention and if a contested trial is necessary vigorously represent your legal interests.

At the Law Office of Sam Walker, we are committed to obtaining the best possible resolution for every client. We will ensure that you legal interests are represented in a compassionate, efficient and effective manner. We will deliver positive results. We have many satisfied...
Kyle Puro
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(562) 653-4583 333 W Broadway #214
Long Beach, CA 90802
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Kyle R. Puro, Esq. is an attorney practicing family and juvenile dependency law in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Prior to starting The Law Offices of Kyle R. Puro, Mr. Puro worked as a court appointed attorney for the Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers, Inc. (LADL) representing parents involved in the Los Angeles County Foster Care System. As a court appointed attorney, he has litigated hundreds of cases involving the abuse and neglect of children. Mr. Puro has litigated negligent death of children cases, sexual abuse, serious physical abuse involving broken bones, substance abuse, and domestic violence cases. ...
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...
Brian D Carroll
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Hermosa Beach, CA Family Law Lawyer
(424) 247-7683 2447 Pacific Coast Hwy, 2nd Floor
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Education
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University and Temple University Beasley School of Law
Mr. Carroll was born and raised in the South Bay. He attended law school at Arizona State University. Thereafter, Mr. Carroll obtained an advanced law degree in trial advocacy from Temple University. Temple University Beasley School of Law has been ranked by U.S. News and World Report among the top three trial advocacy programs in the country for more than twenty years. Before starting his own law firm in Hermosa Beach, California, Mr. Carroll served as an extern for a superior court family law judge and he also worked as an attorney for one of the premier boutique family...
Melinda Ann Manley
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Manhattan Beach, CA Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(310) 545-1900 3405 N Sepulveda Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Whittier Coll School of Law
Damian M. Nolan
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Lakewood, CA Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(562) 634-1115 4909 Lakewood Boulevard
Suite 535
Lakewood, CA 90712
Family and Divorce
Attorney Damian M. Nolan is an experienced and aggressive trial lawyer. Mr. Nolan has litigated more than 1,000 family law matters, giving him a depth of knowledge in the family law arena that his clients appreciate. Mr. Nolan’s experience includes not only drafting divorce agreements and other family law documents, but also personally appearing in court as the client’s advocate and zealously arguing each case. Mr. Nolan is proud to provide clients with the courteous and honest legal guidance they both expect and deserve. Client service is the foundation of his firm, and he works hard to set each...
Svapna Alan Trivedi
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(562) 458-8458 4401 Atlantic Ave #244
Long Beach, CA 90807
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of La Verne College of Law
William Glavin IV
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El Segundo, CA Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(310) 882-0000 841 Apollo St., Suite 450
El Segundo, CA 90245
Family and Divorce
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Denise Arlene Furubotten
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(562) 436-4392 3780 Kilroy Airport Way
#200
Long Beach, CA 90806
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
S. Roger Rombro
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Manhattan Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(310) 545-1900 3405 N Sepulveda Blvd
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
Tulane Univ Law School
Thomas Glenn Martin
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(562) 219-3290 249 E. Ocean Boulevard
Suite 501
Long Beach, CA 90802
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
UCLA School of Law
Agata Ewa Zwierzchowski
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(562) 432-6522 3450 E. Spring Street
Suite 106
Long Beach, CA 90806
Family
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
B. Stuart Walker
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(562) 598-7486 115 Pine Ave
Suite 420
Long Beach, CA 90802
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Western State University College of Law
Ralph Mansyn Tsong
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Long Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(562) 247-4678 444 W. Ocean Blvd. Suite 800
Long Beach, CA 90802
Family
Univ of Chicago Law School
Maria Azcueta
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Hermosa Beach, CA Family Law Lawyer
(818) 269-5863 429 1/2 28th Street
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Family
Marshall W. Waller
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Beverly Hills, CA Family Law Lawyer
(310) 803-9472 433 North Camden Drive
Suite 600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and University of San Diego School of Law
Marshall W. Waller is certified as a Family Law Specialist through the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. A Certified Family Law Specialist must pass an extensive written examination in the subject area, be approved by a peer review process and show proficiency in this area by demonstrating experience handling a sufficient number of family law cases with varying degrees of complexity. Continuing education is required to maintain this specialty. Marshall Waller has also been awarded a top AV rating* from Martindale Hubble, the premier attorney rating system in the nation. Super Lawyers magazine has selected...
Sandra I. Salinas
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Beverly Hills, CA Family Law Attorney
(818) 201-2978 433 North Camden Dr.
Suite 600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Western State University College of Law
Sandra Salinas is certified as a Family Law Specialist through the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California.

She is a partner in the law firm of Feinberg & Waller. Ms. Salinas is admitted to practice before all the courts in the State of California and the United States Federal Court.

Ms. Salinas' practice at Feinberg & Waller is devoted exclusively to family law where she is a highly regarded member of the firm's senior attorney team. You can be secure in the knowledge that she understands your problem, has a solution and is working hard on your...
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...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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Los Angeles, CA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 510-3916 11400 West Olympic Boulevard
Ste 200
Los Angeles, CA 90064
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. Offering legal representation throughout New York, California, Massachusetts, DC, and Washington State.

(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

(3) BUSINESS & CONTRACTS: Breach of Contract, Fraud, Legal...
Mary Ellen Waller
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Beverly Hills, CA Family Law Lawyer
(866) 297-0803 433 North Camden Drive
Suite 600
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Family and Divorce
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Mary Ellen Waller is a director, shareholder, and general counsel of Feinberg & Waller, APC. Ms. Waller is not available for individual client retention, her focus is on the management of Feinberg & Waller, a law firm practicing exclusively in divorce and family law with offices located in Calabasas and Beverly Hills, California. Ms. Waller has helped lead the firm to become one of Southern California's premier family law firms, serving clients in all aspects of family law, including highly complex family law litigation. Clients receive increased value and benefit from her role, they are not charged for the expertise...
Lani Baron
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Los Angeles , CA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(424) 220-8412 12100 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 886
Los Angeles , CA 90025
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Whittier Law School and Pepperdine University School of Law
Lani Baron, Attorney-Mediator, is the founder of Alternative Divorce Solutions. As a child, Lani witnessed her parents’ highly-litigated and contentious divorce and she knew that there needed to be a change in the system. This life experience inspired Lani to begin her career in alternative dispute resolution early on, and she started her career as a paralegal at a small family mediation firm in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Shortly thereafter, Lani moved to California to study at Pepperdine’s Straus Institute, where she focused on courses relating to dispute resolution and mediation. Her passion for helping others also prompted her desire to...
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.
Alphonse Provinziano
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Beverly Hills, CA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(877) 529-7101 8888 Olympic Blvd
Ste 203
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of California Hastings College of the Law
Alphonse focuses on providing excellent client service and aggressive advocacy to clients in Family Law matters. Alphonse is a Certified Specialist in Family Law (CFLS) by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.

Alphonse graduated with a B.A. in Rhetoric with Honors and English Literature from U.C. Berkeley, where he gave the Commencement Address for the Rhetoric Department. He also received the honor of Distinction in General Scholarship. He graduated with a J.D. from U.C. Hastings in San Francisco with a concentration in Civil Litigation and was awarded for the best student in Trial Advocacy II by the CACI Institute.

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Diana Pamela Zitser
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Los Angeles, CA Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(818) 763-5274 5200 Lankershim Boulevard
Suite 850, (Academy Tower)
Los Angeles, CA 91601
Family and Divorce
Southwestern Univ School of Law
The Law Firm of Diana P. Zitser is a highly respected and well-known firm in the family law arena. Diana, the founder, is a Certified Family Law Specialist with close to 20 years of experience. She has successfully represented clients with matters ranging from high-net-worth divorces to later-in-life divorces, legal separations, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, determination of spousal support, paternity actions, and domestic partnerships. Prior to practicing law, Diana earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance and was a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser, handling complex multimillion-dollar realty valuation projects. Diana credits her unique...
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Harbor City Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Los Angeles County Family Law Facilitator
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Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
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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.