Pine Grove, California Family Lawyers

Mark Valen
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Jackson, CA Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(209) 223-4114 1500 S Hwy 49, Suite 201
Jackson, CA 95642
Family and Divorce
University of San Francisco School of Law
My practice has been devoted exclusively to family law for more than thirty years. Whether a case is simple or complex, my goals are to help clients: (1) Make wise decisions by educating them as to the range of likely outcomes; and (2) Avoid the costly and destructive experience of litigation, while creating a future which will best serve their interests and those of their children in the years following the divorce. Although I seek settlement whenever possible, there are occasions where litigation is inevitable. In those instances, I draw upon my litigation and trial skills, and dedication to my client's cause...
Robert G. Moore
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Jackson, CA Family Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(209) 257-1728 601 Court Street, Suite 205
Jackson, CA 95642
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
For more than 46 years, Robert G. Moore has provided the highest-quality family law services. He was awarded the AV Preeminent ®, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubbell ®, the world's most trusted legal resource for almost 140 years. Mr. Moore earned the AV Preeminent ® rating through a strenuous review process from fellow attorneys and judges. This ranking is the pinnacle of professional excellence and a testament to Mr. Moore's dedication to providing the finest quality family law services. Additionally, Mr. Moore is featured in the 87th edition of the Bar Register...
Sara Sturtevant
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Valley Springs, CA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(831) 280-0214 PO Box 305
Valley Springs, CA 95252
Family, Collections, Divorce and Estate Planning
New College of California
Sara Sturtevant is a licensed California attorney specializing in mediation and family law. She was the Associate Dean at Monterey College of Law and ran the school’s Practical Lawyering Program. Before joining Monterey College of Law, Sara worked at the court’s Self Help Center in Monterey. As an attorney and mediator, Sara believes that people have their own best solutions to any problem they face. This is as led her to help create programs in community mediation and self-help legal education to provide resources for people to access when facing legal problems. Sara believes that mediation should be...
April Scott
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San Andreas, CA Family Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
(209) 754-4321 265 West St. Charles Street, Suite 4
PO Box 725
San Andreas, CA 95249
Family, Criminal and DUI
Jackson, CA Family Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(209) 257-1728 601 Court St Ste 205
Jackson, CA 95642
Family, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Lincoln Univ
Jackson, CA Family Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(209) 223-2244 40 N. St. Highway 49-88 Ste 2B
Jackson, CA 95642
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Howard Univ School of Law
Jackson, CA Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(209) 223-2311 836 North Highway 49/88
Jackson, CA 95642
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
San Andreas, CA Family Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(209) 754-3262 P O BOX 818
San Andreas, CA 95249
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Lincoln COL
Arnold, CA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(209) 795-0271 1111 Dunbar Rd Ste A-200
Arnold, CA 95223
Family, Employment, Estate Planning and Probate
Univ of Texas School of Law
Valley Springs, CA Family Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(209) 772-3681 1215 Watertown Rd
Valley Springs, CA 95252
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Hal David Bartholomew
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Sacramento, CA Family Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(916) 455-5200 4740 Folsom Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95819
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Tax
Mr. Bartholomew, a native of Elk Grove, California, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of California, Davis, in 1968 and his Juris Doctor in 1971 from the same institution. Formerly a partner for 15 years with the law firm of Desmond, Miller, Desmond & Bartholomew, he co-founded the firm of Bartholomew & Wasznicky in 1989. He is a retired captain in the United States Army Reserve and is a licensed real estate broker. In addition to membership in the California Bar, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United...
Kim Tuyet Ma
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Roseville, CA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(916) 288-9099 3017 Douglas Blvd #300
Roseville, CA 95661
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Kim Ma graduated with High Honors from UC Davis with a degree in Managerial Economics. She went on to attend the Santa Clara University School of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctorate. After graduating from Law School and passing the bar exam, Kim was hired by the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office. Kim worked as a Deputy District Attorney where she developed impressive trial skills. Kim went on the work for one of best criminal defense firms in California before eventually joining making the shift to family law. Kim is now a practicing family law attorney who can be...
Christopher Dietrich
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Elk Grove, CA Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(916) 504-2610 9245 Laguna Springs Drive, Suite 200
Elk Grove, CA 95758
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of California - Davis
Christopher W. Dietrich is the principal attorney of Dietrich Family Law practicing in the areas of Family Law (including Divorce, Legal Separation, Annulments, Child Custody and Domestic Violence Proceedings), Estate Planning, Probate, and Estate Administration. Prior to establishing Dietrich Family Law Mr. Dietrich directed the Sacramento operations of the Modesto based firm the Law Office of Thomas P. Hogan practicing in the same areas of law. He is an active member of the Sacramento County Bar Association where he has served on several committees. He also volunteers his time for Empower Yolo in Woodland to assist low...
Lauren Pruett
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Folsom, CA Family Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(916) 290-7778 1024 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA 95630
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Lauren Pruett is a Partner and shareholder of Gale, Angelo, Johnson & Pruett P.C.. Laurennoversees our Family Law Department. She focuses exclusively on family law issues including: divorce, custody, spousal support, child support, domestic violence, guardianships, adoptions, grandparent visitation.

Lauren dedicated her focus to family law from the start of her legal studies, taking courses dedicated to the field such as family law, community property, family law trial skills and juvenile law. Additionally, she clerked for the Honorable Thadd Blizzard for one year at the William R. Ridgeway Family Relations Courthouse and worked as a certified law student for a local...
Natalya Kalinovskiy
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Folsom, CA Family Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(916) 273-7777 1024 Iron Point Road
Folsom, CA 95630
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Hi! I am Natalya, and I began my career after receiving my Juris Doctor from McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific with concentrations in trial advocacy and criminal litigation. Since joining Gale, Angelo, Johnson & Pruett P.C. I have practiced exclusively in family law including divorce, domestic violence restraining orders, child custody, child support, spousal support, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. My focus is on bringing compassionate and results to each client I represent.

Fun Fact: I am fluent in Russian
Derek J. King
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Sacramento, CA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(916) 749-6445 2100 21st Street, Suite B
Sacramento, CA 95818
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Mr. King began his legal career with the Sacramento County Public Defender's Office as a California State Bar Certified Law Student. He has defended juveniles during Sacramento County Juvenile Court detention hearings, assisted psychiatric patients placed on Conservatorship holds, and represented in-custody and out-of-custody clients during Sacramento Superior Court misdemeanor arraignments. Mr. King twice earned academic honors for his internship work at the Sacramento County Public Defender's Office. After graduation, Mr. King served as a Law Clerk and Deputy District Attorney in Del Norte County where he prosecuted felony and misdemeanor juvenile cases. As a prosecutor, Mr. King...
John S. Yohanan
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Altaville, CA Family Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(408) 297-0700 P.O. Box 237
Angels Camp, Calaveras County
Altaville, CA 95221-9998
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
The decision to file for divorce is difficult and highly personal. You may have many questions and concerns but find it hard to talk about these issues with friends and family. They may have the best of intentions, but divorce and family law situations often involve private issues that are uncomfortable to share. Sometimes your family and friends may simply not understand your situation. I invite you to my website where I have attempted to provide you with general information relating to various issues or problems that may arise in a divorce proceeding. These are listed as "practice areas."...
Michael Warren Crosson
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Carmichael, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(916) 973-8288 5650 Marconi Avenue
Suite 20
Carmichael, CA 95608
Family, Bankruptcy and Divorce
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
I am a solo practitioner representing clients in the greater Sacramento area in family law, small business (including copyright & trademark) and bankruptcy matters. I have over 20 years experience and offer honest representation with fair fees. I am very comfortable with technology and happy to assist long distance clients over the Internet. Unbundled legal services available in some situations. Contact me to make an appointment for a initial consultation and strategy session.
Michael Benavides
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(916) 250-1610 4050 Truxel Road
Suite C
Sacramento, CA 95834
Free ConsultationSacramento, CA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Family and Divorce
Florida Coastal School of Law
I practice bankruptcy and family law in Sacramento. Specifically, I represent clients in chapter 7 bankruptcy, chapter 13 bankruptcy, divorce, and various areas of family law such as custody, child support, property division, and spousal support.
Ms. Erika Anne Englund
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Folsom , CA Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(916) 357-6777 1024 Iron Point Road
Folsom , CA 95630
Free ConsultationFamily
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Susan G. Cohen
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Sacramento, CA Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(916) 925-1249 500 Capitol Mall, Suite 2350
Sacramento, CA 95814
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Employment
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Susan Cohen graduated from the University of California at Davis School of Law and she holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Martin Luther King, Jr. School of Law at the University of California at Davis.. She is located in Sacramento County. She also accepts cases in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her practice experience includes Family Law, including Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Spousal Support and Property Division. She accepts Domestic Violence, and Civil Harassment cases. She also practices in the area of Employment Law, including Discrimination on account of race, sex, sexual harassment, racial harassment,...
Matthew Scott Crider
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Roseville, CA Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(916) 229-8844 3017 Douglas Blvd Ste 300
Roseville, CA 95661
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
South Texas College of Law
Matthew Crider formed Crider Law Group so he could help individuals and business owners by providing creative solutions and be their trusted advisor and legal counselor. Matthew provides services in the areas of estate planning, family law, and business advisory services. Matthew’s estate planning practice focuses on personalized estate planning and administration for individuals, couples and families, and includes wills, revocable living trusts, family business entity planning, and co-tenancy arrangements. His family law practice focuses on assisting families in a dissolution matters, including divorce, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, and parental rights. ...
Kulvinder Singh
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Roseville, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(916) 939-5151 970 Reserve Drive
Roseville, CA 95678
Family, Criminal, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Univ of N. Calif/Lorenzo Patino School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Attorney Kulvinder Singh's law practice advocates for personal injury plaintiffs, business clients and people with family, criminal and immigration cases in the greater Sacramento area.
Norma Samra
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Suite 3-208, CA Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
8698 Elk Grove Blvd.
Suite 3-208, CA 95624
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Norma Samra has been providing clients with professional, dedicated, personalized, and aggressive legal representation for thirty years. She specializes in Family, Probate, Guardianship, Personal Injury, and Workers' Compensation Law. Each client is given specialized representation and advice based on the intricacies of their case. Clients can expect thorough explaination and communication of each applicable law and status change during their case's progression. The Law Offices of Norma Samra resolves problems as quickly and efficiently as possible. Norma is a compassionate and steadfast legal advocate that strives to secure outcomes in line with her client's best...
Scott Dale Mitchell
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Stockton, CA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(209) 529-7406 20 North Sutter
Suite 202
Stockton, CA 95202
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
Humphrey's Coll School of Law
Scott Mitchell is highly experienced in a wide range of legal matters, including bankruptcy, personal injury, criminal defense, and divorce. He has handled thousands of cases, developing an in-depth knowledge and a nuanced understanding of many areas of the law. Nothing substitutes real-world experience and proven knowledge, and with Attorney Mitchell, you have access to a seasoned attorney who knows the ins and outs of many state and federal courts. He works hard for his clients in order to get the right results. If you would like to see how Attorney Mitchell can help you, call for a FREE consultation.
Dr. Donald Andrew Hansen
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Gold River, CA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(916) 631-1991 2377 Gold Meadow Way
Gold River, CA 95670
Family and Divorce
Lincoln Law School
Richard E. Quiles
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Folsom, CA Family Law Lawyer
(916) 290-7778 1024 Iron Point Road
Suite 200
Folsom, CA 95630
Family
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Hi! I'm Rich, I joined Gale, Angelo, Johnson & Pruett Law, P.C. in 2018. I attended Notre Dame de Namur University for my undergrad, then went on to obtain my Juris Doctorate, with a concentration in business, from McGeorge School of Law. While there, I served as the treasurer for the Latino Law Students Association and Team Lead for the Bankruptcy Clinic.

My primary practice area is now Family Law, focusing on divorce, custody, and support.

Outside of work, I like to travel the world in search of new foods to try.

Sean Anthony Musgrove
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RESCUE, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(916) 965-4577 RESCUE, CA 95672
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Sean Musgrove and his team of attorneys provide aggressive representation in a cost effective manner. A former Fortune 500 company employee, attorney Sean Musgrove founded his own law office to provide efficient legal services with exceptional representation. Using his experience, he has grown his office into a mid-size firm, while providing stellar customer service at an affordable price. He guarantees quality and efficiency with every client, tailoring his services individually and accordingly to ensure you receive the best representation at all times. We have experience in all matters related to divorce, child custody,...
Heather S. Mayer
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Gold River, CA Family Law Lawyer
(916) 631-1996 2377 Gold Meadow Way
Suite 100
Gold River, CA 95670
Free ConsultationFamily, Estate Planning and Probate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Education Ms. Mayer graduated from the University of California, Davis with degrees in Political Science and Communications. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law with a Certificate in Public Interest and Social Justice. Awards and Honors During law school, Heather Mayer was recognized with the Award for Best Oral Advocate and the Pro Bono Award. Ms. Mayer is the recipient of the prestigious Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Wills & Trusts, Advanced Legal Writing, Interviewing & Counseling, and for the Advanced Practice Clinic of the Northern California Innocence Project....
Erica Bansmer
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Stockton, CA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(209) 474-2400 7488 Shoreline Dr.
Suite A-1
Stockton, CA 95219
Family, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of the Pacific
For over 8 years Mrs. Bansmer has been practicing law and providing legal services in the areas of DUI Defense, Divorce and Family Law, and Bankruptcy Law. She has a degree in economics and psychology from the University of California-Davis. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. She founded Bansmer Law with the strong conviction that clients deserve practical advice with sound legal counsel. At Bansmer Law, compassionate and aggressive legal representation is implemented to produce winning results.
Matthew D. Roy
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Sacramento, CA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(916) 361-6028 770 L St
#950
Sacramento, CA 95814
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Probate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Matthew Roy graduated with a degree in Government from CSU, Sacramento and his J.D. from University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law. While living in Sacramento, Matthew has participated in various community groups and organizations. He has served on the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges after his appointment by Governor Gray Davis as well as the Board of Directors for the Camellia Symphony Association of Sacramento. Mr. Roy volunteers with Habitat for Humanity, Women Escaping a Violent Environment (W.E.A.V.E.), the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Domestic Violence Project, as well as oversees domestic violence prevention workshops...
Cameron Michael Fernandez
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Sacramento, CA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(916) 288-9099 7801 Folsom Blvd #108
Sacramento, CA 95826
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Santa Barbara College of Law
Cameron Fernandez graduated with high honors from Santa Barbara College of Law in 2005, having attended law school while working full-time at the family law office of the Law Offices of Shannon L. Fernandez, and raising his family of four young children. During law school, Cameron completed internships with Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Rogelio Flores, as well as the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office. Cameron began practicing law in 2006 and became a full partner of FERNANDEZ and FERNANDEZ in 2007. In 2014 Cameron founded the Law Office of Cameron Fernandez which is the preeminent family...
Patrick Curry
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Stockton, CA Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(209) 473-0394 5637 N Pershing Ave
Stockton, CA 95207
Family, Divorce, Elder and Estate Planning
Humphreys College of Law
Member of California and Federal Bar. Managing partner, current practice involves civil litigation, personal injury litigation for plaintiffs, defense, Probate, Consumer law, Family Law. As an Attorney, I am quite proficient in pleading and practice procedure, legal research in the library, web and computer, judicial procedure and rules of evidence. I have tried over a 200 court and jury trials. I have arbitrated and mediated over 500 cases. I have had experience with Superior, Appeals and Federal courts. I am a hearing officer for the City of Stockton and County of San Joaquin and a Pro...
Dominic Hutchinson Porrino
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Sacramento, CA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(916) 905-1521 3425 American River Drive
Sacramento, CA 95864
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Porrino Law PC operates under the guidance of principal Dominic H. Porrino, who entered law practice with the intention of protecting the assets and safety of citizens by helping them negotiate the complexities of the California legal system. The competitive spirit that prompted him to play lacrosse and rugby in his youth now drives development of strategies to protect the best interests of his clients.

Mr. Porrino, an attorney whose practice encompasses legal separation, divorce, child custody and support, estate planning and other civil matters, obtained his law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law and was admitted to the...
Kristen Goodwin Alexander
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Auburn, CA Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(530) 888-3848 1519 Lincoln Way
Suite A
Auburn, CA 95603
Family and Divorce
University of California - Davis and University of California - Davis
Practice limited exclusively to family law, specializing in complex financial cases. Certified Family Law Specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.
Lindsey K. Terry
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sonora, CA Family Law Attorney with 1 year experience
(209) 206-0543 P.O. Box 4986
sonora, CA 95370
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Golden Gate University School of Law
Lindsey K. Terry was raised in Tuolumne County and graduated from Summerville High School. She attended Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco. Lindsey K. Terry graduated in the top 3% of her class and was awarded several academic honors for top marks, including the highest grades in Criminal Litigation and Trial Advocacy. She was also the winner of the Appellate Advocacy competition. Lindsey K. Terry is a member of the Jesse Carter Honor Society, a graduate of the Honors Lawyering Program, and graduated summa cum laude from Golden Gate.

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Nareshwar Singh Virdi
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Sacramento, CA Family Law Lawyer
(916) 378-0259 3814 Auburn Blvd
#70
Sacramento, CA 95821
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Immigration
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Nareshwar Virdi at Acquest Law, Inc. offers an innovative approach to legal services. As one of three attorneys who was raised in India and now living in Sacramento, he provides sound legal options to clients in need and a voice to tell their story. Practicing in Sacramento, he prides himself on a higher level of legal representation for his fellow immigrants, former residents, U.S. citizens and those from other countries.
Jessica Warne
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Sacramento, CA Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(916) 676-9911 555 University Avenue Suite 260
Sacramento, CA 95825
Family, Appeals, Native American and Real Estate
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Kelly Lynch
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Folsom, CA Family Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(916) 790-2309 1024 Iron Point Road #100-1388
Folsom, CA 95630
Family, Consumer and Personal Injury
Lincoln Law School
At the Family Law Office of Kelly L. Lynch in Folsom, California, I offer a client-centered, compassionate approach to solving your Divorce and Family Law related legal problems. As a licensed California lawyer for over 20 years and a divorced mother, I understand how to be the strongest advocate for your legal needs on both a personal and professional level. My goal is to achieve the best result for you and your children. If your divorce is not amicable and you are dealing with an uncooperative spouse, my experience as a senior trial attorney for a Fortune 500 company will...
Fredrick S. Cohen
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Sacramento, CA Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(916) 925-7177 2020 Hurley Way
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
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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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