Palo Alto, California Family Lawyers

Arlette Argyris
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California Family Law Attorney

University of Oklahoma College of LawOklahoma and California
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Traci Pickering
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Free Consultation! Dedicated and Experienced Family Attorney! Focused on You!

I am committed to providing exceptional legal representation. I will do fight to get the results that you need and deserve! Visit my website to see client reviews and testimonials. Call for a free consultation.
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Victoria R.D. Campbell
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California Family Law Attorney

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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Elainie Honjas
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Free Consultation! Experienced Family Lawyer! Skilled Representation! Call Now!

I have provided dedicated and compassionate advocacy to families for 24 years. I possess the skills and knowledge to handle any kind of family law case! Visit my website for information or call for a free consultation.
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Nancy Martinez
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Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(650) 242-5280 2211 Park Blvd, Suite 9
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of San Francisco School of Law
Nancy M. Martinez is a California native. She grew up in Los Angeles and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to attend college. Nancy is a native Spanish speaker. In her spare time, Nancy enjoys photography, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family.

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...
Tim Gomes
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Palo Alto , CA Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(877) 250-7521 4137 Abel Avenue
Palo Alto , CA 94306
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
New College of California
#1 Criminal Defense Law office in California with Tim Gomes, Esq. working since 1993 to defend people accused in State and Federal Court. Family Run Business Toll free Hotline 1-877-250-7521 speak with the Attorney or his wife who assists and manages the office 24/7 We finance. All Credit Cards accepted. Best Defense Lawyer and Lawyer in California We can help! Call now.
David Weinberg
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Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 53 years experience
(650) 320-1660 2225 E. Bayshore Road
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of Minnesota Law School
I have been certified as a Specialist in Family by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. My practice is devoted to assisting separated and divorcing couples to respectfully resolve their differences and settle their case without resorting to litigation or other court intervention. I have been practicing Family Law for more than 40 years and work exclusively in the mediation and collaborative law models of dispute resolution.
Brian Blakely Beckwith
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Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
723 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Family, Appeals, Estate Planning and Insurance Claims
Michael J Lowy
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Palo Alto, CA Family Law Attorney
(650) 856-6262 2600 El Camino Real,
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Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(650) 328-7000 2400 Geng Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Family and Divorce
UCLA School of Law
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(650) 328-7000 2400 Geng Road
Suite 110
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Family
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(650) 324-4801 2501 Park Blvd
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Family and Divorce
Stanford Univ Law School
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(650) 213-9950 500 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Family and Divorce
San Francisco Law Sch
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 54 years experience
(415) 321-5003 550 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301
Family and Divorce
Stanford Univ Law School
Natalya Kalinovskiy
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California Family Law Lawyer

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
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Stephen W. Penn
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Dedicated & Effective Family Law Attorney! Certified Family Law Specialist!

I provide exceptional family law representation. I am dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of my clients in all areas of family law! Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation!
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Palo Alto, CA Family Law Attorney with 55 years experience
(650) 325-6131 260 Sheridan Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Family and Divorce
Stanford Univ Law School
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(650) 328-2211 2211 Park Blvd
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Family and Divorce
U of San Francisco School of Law
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(650) 327-2700 2501 Park Blvd
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Stanford Univ Law School
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(650) 328-7000 2400 Geng Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Family and Divorce
Stanford Univ Law School
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Attorney
(650) 233-4559 2550 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Estate Planning
UCLA School of Law
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(650) 493-9300 650 Page Mill Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Family, Administrative, Business and Health Care
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(530) 304-7304 3179 Ramona St
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Family, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(650) 328-7000 2400 Geng Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Family and Divorce
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(650) 326-7495 2160 Newell Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Family and Divorce
Stanford Univ Law School
Palo Alto, CA Family Law Attorney
(650) 473-0822 2225 E. Bayshore Rd.
Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of San Francisco School of Law
Chelan A. Vukas
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California Family Law Attorney

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and University of WashingtonCalifornia
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Samira Amato
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Free Consultation! Experienced California Family Lawyer! Skilled Advocacy!

I am a dedicated and passionate family law attorney. I strive to provide exceptional representation to get the results you need and deserve. Visit my website to see client testimonials, or call for a free consultation.
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Clifford Ross Chernick
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Menlo Park, CA Family Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(650) 327-5570 770 Menlo Avenue
Suite 101
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Estate Planning
UC Hastings COL
The Best Lawyers in America 2003-present; Best Lawyers 2017 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year” for San Jose metropolitan area; National Academy of Family Law Attorneys “2016 Nationally Top 10 Attorney Award” for State of California; Best Law Firms – U.S. News and World Report 2014-present; Northern California Super Lawyers 2003-present; Daily News, Readers’ Choice Award “Best Lawyers Office” 2016; Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers; Strathmore’s Who’s Who; National Registry of Who’s Who (life member); Author “Family Law ADR and Other Techniques” (Aspatore, “Inside the Minds – California Family Law Strategies,” 2009); Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Menlo College, 1995-2009,...
Dawn Michelle Ward
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Menlo Park, CA Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(650) 473-0227 825 Oak Grove Ave
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Family, Divorce and Social Security Disability
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Roy Ching
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Mountain View, CA Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(650) 996-3652 800 W. El Camino Real, Ste. 180
Mountain View, CA 94040
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Roy Ching is an attorney of over 15 years practicing family law in the counties of San Mateo and Santa Clara. He is knowledgeable and highly skilled in all aspects of family law, including custody and visitation, child and spousal support, and the characterization and division of assets and debts. Roy partners with his clients, and provides effective and high caliber representation.
Richard Bragg Golden
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Menlo Park, CA Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(650) 326-6009 750 Menlo Ave
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Family
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Valerie Lynn Patten
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Redwood City, CA Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(650) 365-3508 1690 Woodside Road
Suite 114
Redwood City, CA 94061
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Juvenile
Georgetown University Law Center
Sabi Mand
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(925) 984-3365 5201 Great America Pkwy
Suite 320
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Santa Clara, CA Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Sabi Mand is a zealous advocate for his clients. He works vigorously to provide effective representation and results for his clients. Sabi has worked for several Bay Area law firms handling all aspects of Family Law before starting his own practice. He has also worked as a mediator for over 10 years and helps clients resolve their disputes amicably.
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...
William M. Kaufman Esq.
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Mountain View, CA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(650) 691-2888 777 Cuesta Drive
Suite 200
Mountain View, CA 94040
Free ConsultationFamily, Construction, Divorce and Insurance Defense
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of Arizona
William Kaufman has been a litigator throughout his career and has extensive experience in multiple practice areas of civil litigation. Mr. Kaufman’s legal career began representing individuals in bankruptcy and family law matters. Over the last several years, his focus has been exclusively on construction litigation. Prior to joining Lockhart Park. LLP, Mr. Kaufman was an associate attorney at Leonidou & Rosin representing large general contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers in construction litigation matters involving mechanic’s liens, stop payment notice, payment bonds and delay claims. Thereafter, Mr. Kaufman was a senior associate at LaMore, Brazier, Riddle &...
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
Kimberly A. Madigan
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Redwood City, CA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(650) 482-8480 3 Lagoon Drive
Suite 190
Redwood City, CA 94065
Family and Divorce
Univ of Alberta
Kimberly Madigan is a founding partner of Madigan & Lewis, LLP, family law firm representing clients throughout the Bay Area. She is admitted to practice law before all courts in the State of California. Ms. Madigan was named a "Rising Star" in family law by Super Lawyers on the basis of peer recognition and professional achievement for years 2012-2014. In 2014, Ms. Madigan was named as one of the Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 in Northern California by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA). She is serving as the 2015 chair of...
Shannon E. Stein
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Sunnyvale, CA Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(408) 774-9097 438 South Murphy
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Family
Michigan State University
J. Winston Duggan
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Dedication and Skill Advocating for Family Rights and Interests! Call Now!

I am a determined and knowledgeable California family law attorney. I will work tirelessly for the best possible results for you and your family! Visit my website for more information or call for a consultation.
Patrick T. Bell
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Determined Family Attorney! Exceptional Service & Results! Know Your Rights!

I am a skilled and knowledgeable attorney representing those with family law matters. I will work tirelessly to protect your rights and interests! Visit my website for more information and call for a consultation.
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Matthew James Jensen
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Sunnyvale, CA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(408) 982-6288 830 Stewart Drive, Suite 207
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara University School of Law
Family law attorney specializing in divorce, legal separation, property division, spousal support, child custody and visitation, child support, domestic violence, annulment, and modification.
Matthew Jon Miller
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Sunnyvale, CA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(408) 746-5470 1111 W. El Camino Real
Suite 109-371
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
University of California - Los Angeles
It can be a very trying and stressful time when you find yourself in need of an attorney. Not only are you concerned about your particular legal issue, but like most people, you are concerned about the relationship you will have with your attorney and the fees that will be charged. Let's face it, lawyers, like politicians, have a bad reputation. People worry their attorney will not take their case seriously, or will try to squeeze every dime they can out of the case. I understand these feelings and concerns. Unfortunately, they are far too often justified. Before I became a...
Ali Shahrestani, Esq.
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San Jose, CA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(800) 510-3916 177 Park Avenue
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
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...
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...
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...
Robert Chang
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San Leandro, CA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(510) 388-4866 2016 Lewelling Blvd
San Leandro, CA 94579
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
I started my practice with the premise I would always attempt to facilitate a collaborative divorce. Before going to law school, I worked for several years at a family law firm, and saw firsthand the potential of increasing acrimony between spouses when the court system is used haphazardly. Growing up with separated parents, I think I understand the stress and frustration of a long drawn out family divorce. The courts should be a place of last resort - who wants a Judge who barely knows you to make decisions for you? That being...
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...
Lorna M. Jaynes
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Palo Alto, CA Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(510) 795-6304 Palo Alto, CA 94303
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Civil Rights and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
H. Yvonne Seeley
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San Mateo, CA Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(650) 347-9111 411 Borel Avenue
Suite 603
San Mateo, CA 94002
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
San Francisco Law Sch
Ms. Seeley is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Seeley’s practice focuses on dissolution cases involving high asset and complex financial issues such as the division of interests in closely-held businesses, real estate, and equity compensation, including stock options and RSU’s. Ms. Seeley also has extensive experience with high-conflict custody matters and relocation/ move-away cases. Ms. Seeley brings over 30 years of civil litigation experience to the firm and represents clients through all phases of family law litigation before private judges and in public...
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...
Jessica A. Pellerin
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Free Consultation! Dedicated and Skilled California Family Attorney! Call Now!

I offer experienced and passionate representation for those with family law issues. My goal is always to make my clients feel safe and well represented. Visit my website for reviews or call for a free consultation.
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Joe Angelo
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Family Law Attorney! Protect What Matters Most!

I am an experienced and skilled family law attorney. I am dedicated to resolving your case in a timely and efficient manner. Visit my website to see client reviews and testimonials, or call for a free consultation.
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Palo Alto Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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San Mateo County Family Law Facilitator
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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.