Lompico, California Family Lawyers

Warren S. Forest
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Scotts Valley, CA Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(831) 440-9909 5521 Scotts Valley Dr Ste 270
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Univ of Utah COL
Brian Kipling Myers
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Scotts Valley, CA Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(831) 438-2318 5321 Scotts Valley Drive, Suite 205
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
U of San Francisco School of Law
Thomas S. Stinson
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Santa Cruz, CA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(831) 425-8999 1101 Pacific Avenue, Suite 309
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
Mr. Stinson represents clients in divorce and family law matters, provides estate planning and wealth preservation services through drafting documents such as wills and trusts, and handles general civil litigation matters. He has an undergraduate degree in Business Management Economics from University of California, Santa Cruz where he graduate with honors in the major and overall within the college. While there he also earned perfect scores in his economics calculus classes. Mr. Stinson then worked in corporate finance with a national publicly held company before attending law school. While in law school Mr. Stinson clerked with...
Mr. Aaron Judson Lodge Esq.
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Santa Cruz, CA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(831) 426-3030 1414 Soquel Avenue, Suite 222
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Family, Civil Rights and Divorce
Santa Clara Univ School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
Aaron J. Lodge received his BA degree and first graduate work in math. He taught math at both the high school and college level for nearly 10 years, before changing careers and going to law school. Mr. Lodge now has a general practice law firm, where he focuses on family law, mediation, civil rights, and is now affiliated with other larger firms for personal injury and other areas of law. Mr. Lodge is highly dedicated to his clients, is very personable, and excellent in both litigation (in court), and in mediation.
Benita Ventresca
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LOS GATOS, CA Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(408) 395-8822 20 S. SANTA CRUZ AVE.
SUITE 212
LOS GATOS, CA 95030
Family and Divorce
Golden Gate University School of Law
Benita Ventresca has been practicing family law in Santa Clara County, California, since 1978. She helps her clients throughout San Jose and the Bay Area deal with some of lifes most difficult issues while minimizing conflict and reaching the fastest possible resolution whenever possible. At Law Offices of Benita Ventresca, Attorney Ventresca provides representation in family law areas that include divorce, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, restraining orders, and paternity actions. Attorney Ventresca emphasizes communication with her clients, persistent advocacy, and attention to all aspects of their case. Regardless of the size of the case, her...
John Thornton Kontz
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Santa Cruz, CA Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(831) 427-2727 133 Mission Street, Suite 290
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Family
Mercer Univ Walter F George School of Law
Thomas Michael Bloom
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Los Gatos, CA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(408) 358-4923 401 Alberto Way
Suite 1, #7
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Environmental
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Gina Nicole Policastri
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University School of Law
Gina Policastri is a Certified Family Law Specialist and limits her practice exclusively to family law. Ms. Policastri obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University in 2000 and her Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University in 2003, where she earned a place as an editor of the Santa Clara Law Review by writing a legal comment on the Barry Bonds divorce case and the prenuptial agreement legislation it subsequently sparked. During law school, Gina earned both the Emery and Law Faculty Scholarships. She was also awarded a Public Interest Scholarship for her summer clerkship at...
David Alan Patton
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
David Patton is a Family Law Specialist as certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, limiting his practice to family law exclusively. He heads the firm's family law practice.

Mr. Patton has 22 years experience as a trial lawyer, spending his early years focusing on insurance defense and plaintiff's personal injury cases. After co-founding Lonich & Patton in 1994, Mr. Patton developed the firm's family law practice. Since then, he has become one of Silicon Valley's top family law attorneys. Mr. Patton is a certified family law specialist. Only attorneys certified by the State Bar of California...
Gretchen Z. Boger
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Gretchen Z. Boger began her law career as a Deputy District Attorney in San Joaquin County from 2007 – 2010. During her tenure with the D.A.’s office, she prosecuted 17 jury trials. Ms. Boger has been practicing family law exclusively since January 2010. Ms. Boger joined Lonich & Patton in 2013. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. During her time at McGeorge, she received a concentration in trial advocacy. Ms. Boger demonstrates great care and compassion in handling the complex emotional and legal issues which are unique to...
Mitchell Todd Ehrlich
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Mitchell T. Ehrlich is a partner with Lonich and Patton and along with David Patton, he leads the Family Law practice. His practice focuses on all areas of Family Law including Dissolutions, Child Custody, Support Matters, Property and Business Division, Pre and Post-Nuptial Agreements, Paternity, Registered Domestic Partnerships, Guardianship and Adoptions. In 2009, he became a California Certified Family law Specialist. Mitchell has over 10 years of experience as a civil litigator and trial attorney. Mitchell began focusing his practice exclusively on Family Law matters shortly after Lonich & Patton's Family Law practice was developed. Prior to that, he amassed significant...
Julia Lemon
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
Julia Lemon became an associate at Lonich and Patton, LLP in November 2007. Julia is well versed in Estate Planning and Business Law, however she has a a special interest in Family Law matters. Julia began her relationship with the firm as a second year law clerk in 2005. Julia was raised in San Jose and attended Presentation High School. Thereafter, she attended the University of California at Davis where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority. In 2004, Julia graduated with honors and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, earning a Bachelor's Degree with a major in...
Erik Steven Johnson
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(408) 246-3004 247 N. Third Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Erik Steven Johnson is a dedicated criminal defense attorney with a unique passion for defending the legal rights of his clients. His particular legal experience includes, but is not limited to: driving under the influence (DUI), domestic violence, hit-and-run accidents, drug-related offenses, theft (both petty and grand), and sex crimes, among many more. He is committed to providing the best legal representation to his clients, and maintains a high percentage of client satisfaction, thanks, in part, to being detail oriented.

Mr. Johnson is an honors-scholarship graduate from Saint Mary's College, where he received a bachelor's degree in political theory. He has...
Jennifer Louise Mispagel
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(408) 286-9800 70 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Jennifer Mispagel focuses her practice on Estate Planning, Trusts and Probate. Jennifer received her Juris Doctorate and her Masters in Business Administration from Santa Clara University in 2008. After completing her first year at Santa Clara University School of Law, Jennifer spent a summer in Tokyo studying the Japanese legal system and interning for a local law firm. When she returned to school, she enrolled in Santa Clara’s MBA program to complement her legal education. Jennifer received both the Witkin and CALI Awards in Community Property as well as the American Bankruptcy...
Michael Edward Lonich
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationFamily, Estate Planning and Probate
Pepperdine University School of Law
Michael E. Lonich is the managing partner of Lonich & Patton and has nearly 30 years of experience representing a wide range of businesses and individuals. His practice concentrates on Estate Planning, Business Law and divorce mediation. Mike draws upon his expertise and the firm's resources to partner with individuals and families to develop comprehensive estate plans and successfully represent clients in trust administration and probate litigation. From the creation of a simple will to a complex trust, family limited liability partnership or business succession plan, maximizing financial benefits as well as ensuring the peace of mind that an estate...
Andrew George Marcellino
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(408) 266-5291 255 W Julian St, Suite 501
San Jose, CA 95110
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Lincoln Law Sch of San Jose
Andrew Marcellino is a seasoned lawyer who has represented many clients throughout Santa Clara County in the trial and mediation process. He fights for his clients in the courtroom, but emphasizes negotiation and mediation as alternatives whenever possible. He does this to save his clients time, money and emotional stress, and to help them retain control over their legal results.

We assist family law clients in matters of domestic violence, divorce, custody and visitation, child support, restraining orders, property division, modifications of court orders, paternity matters, and other issues related to family law. We also provide experienced representation in criminal...
Thomas Nicholas Cvietkovich
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(408) 625-1130 111 N. Market Street
Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University School of Law
Mr. Cvietkovich is very well-connected in the Bay Area being a 6th generation resident of San Jose. He currently works in the same building where his great-uncle had a law practice from the 1960s to the 1980s. Mr. Cvietkovich has handled over 3000 cases in his career and he uses his vast experience to aggressively defend his clients. Mr. Cvietkovich is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association and the California Public Defender’s Association. To find out about our flexible and affordable payment options or to receive a free consultation, please contact us today at 408-625-1130.
Kevin C Boileau
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Campbell, CA Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(408) 442-2983 1999 S Bascom
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Personal Injury
Harvard Law School, University of San Diego School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
For your mediation or negotiation needs, contact Kevin Boileau at
408.442.2983, 949.444.6964, or 415.830.0065.

Scientist, lawyer, and psychoanalyst specializing in complex negotiation, mediation, and law that utilizes game theory and psychoanalysis.

Substantively, we operate in:
DIVORCE LAW - - we handle complex financials, estates, and discreet matters
PERSONAL INJURY MEDIATION & NEGOTIATION - - we can help you avoid litigation and get your settlement
ANIMAL RIGHTS MEDIATION - - we protect animals
WATER & LAND MEDIATION - - we offer creative solutions
BUSINESS MEDIATION - - we can help with business conflicts
HUMAN RIGHTS MEDIATION - - we broker peace

We have offices in Silicon Valley/San Jose,...
Andrea Mah
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(408) 564-5674 1530 Meridian Ave
#120
San Jose, CA 95125
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of San Francisco School of Law
Andrea represents clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, legal separation, annulment, custody and visitation, support, and complex property division.

Andrea understands the impact a divorce and other family law issues can have on people’s lives and is committed to provide support to litigants with family law issues, while explaining the law to them and advocating for the best results possible.

Jeffrey Moore
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Campbell, CA Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(408) 915-8043 155 E. Campbell Avenue
Suite 121
Campbell, CA 95008
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
Attorney Jeffrey M. Moore has 20 years experience assisting consumers and small business in Silicon Valley. He was raised in Santa Clara County, graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law (Juris Doctor) and Santa Clara Leavey School of Business (MBA). Mr. Moore is a recognized authority in family, bankruptcy, and landlord/tenant law. Visit our website for information on how we can assist you with your legal issue.
Susan F. Dent
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 475
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationFamily
Santa Clara University School of Law
Susan Dent is a recently admitted member of the California Bar, joining Lonich and Patton from a C.F.L.S. litigation firm in Newport Beach, CA. Ms. Dent was an active member of the law school community at Santa Clara University, serving as both an associate and editor for the Santa Clara Law Review, an Executive Board member for Honors Moot Court Internal, and as the president of Santa Clara Law's Criminal Law Society. Ms. Dent also served as a research assistant for SCU's Center for Global Law and Policy. Thoughout law school, Ms. Dent clerked for Hon. Jerome...
Madan Ahluwalia
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
255 N. Market Street
#248
San Jose, CA 95110
Family, Divorce and Immigration
University of San Francisco School of Law
Ahluwalia Law Professional Corporation is a general practice law firm located in San Jose, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Striving to achieve meaningful, long-lasting relationships with our clients, we offer affordable, efficient and personalized service. Attorney Madan Ahluwalia, Managing Attorney, has been providing his clients with legal representation since 1995.
Kevin Scott Hutcheson
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(408) 288-5592 1042 WEST HEDDING STREET, SUITE 200
San Jose, CA 95126
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
UC Hastings COL
CERTIFICATIONS:
Certified Family Law Specialist
State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

BAR ADMISSIONS:
California, 1989
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1989
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1989
U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1989
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1989
EDUCATION:
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, J.D.
Ms. Lucy Zheng
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(408) 638-7006 800 N. 1st St., Suite 201
San Jose, CA 95112
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...
Andy Chen
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Los Altos, CA Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(650) 735-2436 2310 Homestead Road
Suite C1 #429
Los Altos, CA 94024
Family
Santa Clara University School of Law
Camelia Mahmoudi
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer
(408) 658-8580 2021 The Alameda, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95126
Family, Elder, Estate Planning and Tax
Santa Clara University School of Law and Golden Gate University School of Law
Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law from the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Legal services in the areas of (1) Trust & Estate, including Wills, Living Trusts, Probate, Trust Administration, and Conservatorships. (2) Taxation, including Compromise of Tax Liabilities, Tax Payment Agreements and Workouts, Defense Against IRS Collection, Audit and Appeals, and Abatement of Tax Penalties (3) Family Law, including Prenuptial Agreements, Divorce, Custody, Division of Assets, and Guardianships.
Samira Amato
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Campbell, CA Family Law Attorney
(844) 515-2868 1999 S. Bascom Ave.
Suite 700
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University School of Law
Danella Rugile
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney
(408) 940-0770 1042 W. Hedding Street
Suite 260
San Jose, CA 95126
Family and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
Danella Rugile is a skilled family law attorney in San Jose and one of the founding partners at Foreman & Rugile. She dedicates her career to ensure that families in the community receive the representation they need during a divorce. Prior to starting work as a lawyer, she served as a Parent Facilitator at the Redwood City Child Development Centers. This experience gave her insight and a connection to the people she would serve as an attorney and pushed her to pursue her law degree in divorce law. She obtained her Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law....
Jessica A. Pellerin
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(408) 288-7800 1055 Minnesota Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Daniel Jensen
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Santa Clara, CA Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(408) 296-4100 4675 Stevens Creek Blvd #250
Santa Clara, CA 95051
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Lincoln University
Daniel Jensen has truly established himself as a top lawyer in Santa Clara County. In fact, Jensen has been selected five times by the San Jose Magazine as one of Silicon Valley's Best Lawyers in Criminal Law and Family Law. As a former police officer and sergeant, Jensen has great knowledge when it comes to effectively defending his clients in state and federal courts. If you or a loved one are in need of legal guidance, Daniel Jensen may be able help. Learn more by calling the The Law Office of Daniel Jensen, P.C. at (408) 296-4100.
Magdalena Chattopadhya
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(408) 201-4468 300 South First Street
Suite 228
San Jose, CA 95113
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Magdalena Chattopadhya practices all areas of family law, providing comprehensive legal representation for matters related to divorce, separation, child custody/support, paternity, retraining orders, and more. As a Certified Family Law Specialist, she is hands-on with her clients from the initial consultation all the way to negotiations, trials, and even appeals when necessary. Ms. Chattopadhya focuses on the big picture – the long-term impact of a case on her clients’ lives. As a certified mediator, she strives to help parties move forward from a conflict in an amicable and dignified manner. She is dedicated to pursuing the best possible result, no...
Carol Ferreyra
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Santa Clara, CA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(925) 399-6292 2391 The Alameda, Ste. 205
Ste. 300
Santa Clara, CA 95050
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.
Joe Angelo
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Campbell, CA Family Law Lawyer
(866) 447-8460 1999 S. Bascom Ave.
Suite 700
Campbell, CA 95008
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy and Foreclosure Defense
Willamette University College of Law
Lucy Stearns McAllister
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(877) 280-9944 255 N Market St
San Jose, CA 95110
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University
The Law Offices of Lucy S. McAllister is a California-based criminal, family and administrative law (licensing law) practice providing legal services for clients in California. McAllister has successfully won over 250 Superior Court trials as a Defense Attorney.With over 25+ years experience as a civil and criminal attorney I specialize in the following areas of Law: Licensing Law • Pre-hearing resolution of licensing issues • Administrative Hearings • Administrative Appeals • License Application Legal Advice • Handling License Disclosures (Applications, Renewals, Reinstatements) Family Law • Pre/Post Nuptial Agreements • Negotiation/Mediation/Litigation • Divorce/Separation • Custody • Domestic Violence • Restraining Orders • Paternity • Visitation Rights Criminal Law: • DUI • Domestic...
Joshua R. Jachimowicz
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(408) 246-5500 1530 The Alameda
Suite 115
San Jose, CA 95126
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University School of Law and Santa Clara University School of Law
Joshua Robinett Jachimowicz was admitted to the State Bar in 2011. Mr. Jachimowicz began working with his father's firm as a law clerk while attending law school. He graduated the University of California at Santa Barbara with a bachelor's degree in Physics. Like his father, he received his law degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law. While at Santa Clara, he received honors for his academic efforts in Wills and Trusts, Employment Discrimination and Trial Techniques classes. As a young attorney, he has handled numerous criminal matters, including petty thefts, drug offenses, and DUIs. Mr. Jachimowicz recently married...
Merrisa L. Coleman-Bishop
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(408) 217-8506 1035 Minnesota Ave
#H
San Jose, CA 95125
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Western State College of Law at Argosy University
Steven Edward Springer
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(888) 490-9852 95 South Market Street, Ste. 300
San Jose, CA 95113
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.
Rebecca R. Sternbach
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San Jose, CA Family Law Attorney
(408) 553-0801 1871 The Alameda
Suite 475
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationFamily
University of San Francisco School of Law
Rebecca Sternbach joined Lonich & Patton in January 2013. Rebecca supports all major practice areas of the firm, with a special interest in Family Law matters. Rebecca grew up in Menlo Park and attended Saint Francis High School. While attending Pomona College, Rebecca was named a Pomona College Scholar, a distinction awarded to the top quarter of each class. In 2004, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Rebecca returned to the Bay Area to attend law school, and graduated cum laude from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 2012. During law school,...
Dana Lynn Santos
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Aptos, CA Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(831) 207-6850 P.O. Box 2182
Aptos, CA 95001
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
I am a Family Law Specialist, certified with the California State Board of Legal Specialization. I enjoy assisting clients with all their family law needs including custody, support, division of property and paternity. I have acted as minor's counsel for several years, both private and appointed by the court, and have provided mediation services for 15 years.
Julian Jacob Carash
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Stockton, CA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(888) 612-4747 The Carash Law Firm
6 S. El Dorado #335
Stockton, CA 95111
Family, Criminal and Personal Injury
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
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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.


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