Solana Beach, California Family Lawyers

Stephen Smith
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California Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience

California Western School of LawCalifornia
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Andy Cook
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California Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience

Andy Cook is here to help you! With a great courtroom presence (he used to be a professional announcer) and strong writing skills, Andy is able to get your message across to the many family law judges in... Read More »
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Matthew Kaemerle
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Free consultation, aggressive representation in divorce and custody cases.

I'm an experienced family law and divorce lawyer and will fight for the best results for you and your children. My practice includes complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody & visitation.
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Damon Brandon Forney
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Need an experienced San Diego Attorney for a Divorce, Paternity or Legal Sep?

Full service law firm including attorneys and paralegal staff located in San Diego to represent clients in Family Law cases including divorce, legal separation and paternity. Free consultation up to 30 minutes in office.
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Yijin Jennifer Lee
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Solana Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 2 years experience
(858) 410-0144 777 S. Highway 101, Suite 123
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of San Diego School of Law
Yijin Jennifer Lee is a San Diego family law attorney who brings both strong, legal expertise and a calm, rational demeanor to her clients when navigating difficult family matters. Prior to becoming an attorney, Jennifer worked exclusively in the area of family law as both a paralegal and a law clerk for more than two years, and is especially skilled in guiding clients through issues of divorce, spousal and child support, custody, visitation, and restraining orders. Jennifer is a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, where she served as an associate and...
Solana Beach, CA Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(858) 353-5446 665 San Rodolfo Dr
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Family and Divorce
Univ of Michigan Law Sch
Solana Beach, CA Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(858) 509-0600 137 N Acacia Ave
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Family, Business and Divorce
Loyola Law School
Solana Beach, CA Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(858) 731-9331 380 Stevens Avenue, Suite 310
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Real Estate
California Western School of Law
Kevin Andrew Polis
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(858) 755-3300 12636 High Bluff Dr, Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92130
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92130
Family and Divorce
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Attorney Kevin A. Polis is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Diego Family Law Bar Association, North County Bar Association, and is Certified as a Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Kevin Polis has dedicated his career exclusively to the practice of divorce & family law. Because of this, he is certified by the State Bar of California as a Divorce & Family Law Specialist, a title that few attorneys in our area have, and one that shows a commitment to the practice of the law and delivering...
Andrew J. Botros
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of San Diego
Mr. Botros has practiced family law exclusively since 2010. He is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the California Board of Legal Specializatio
Nancy J. Bickford
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
California Western School of Law
Certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law, Ms. Bickford practices exclusively in the area of family law helping clients with divorce and separation in San Diego. Ms. Bickford is a graduate of California Western School of Law where she received honorable recognition for outstanding achievement in the areas of community property, taxation and civil procedure, as well as a West Publishing Award in recognition of her overall outstanding scholastic accomplishment. Ms. Bickford received her Bachelor of Science from Miami University, with a dual major in Systems Analysis and Mathematics. San Diego divorce attorney Nancy...
Richard Renkin
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Encinitas, CA Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(619) 299-7100 320 Encinitas Blvd
Ste B
Encinitas, CA 92024
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Western State Univ
At Renkin & Associates, we represent clients in all areas of San Diego and North County for family law cases. Divorces can have many complex issues, and we have experience handling a variety of issues, including marriage dissolution, property division, and move-away issues. Visit www.renkinlaw.com to learn how we can help you.
Dennis Geis Temko
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(858) 274-3538 12636 High Bluff Dr. Ste. 200
San Diego, CA 92130
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Dennis Temko provides exceptional representation in appellate matters in California State Courts in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and elsewhere. His appellate practice is focused on family law matters including custody, property division, child and spousal support, stock options, high income earners, Ostler Smith (bonus support orders), domestic violence restraining orders, and imputation, among other issues. Most of his practice has been devoted to family law appeals and writs since his 2013 admission to the California State Bar. Super Lawyers Magazine recognized Mr. Temko as a rising star in 2017, and again in 2018.

Mr. Temko has...
Matthew S. Blado
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Julia Kaemerle
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Free consultation, aggressive representation in divorce and custody cases.

I'm an experienced family law and divorce lawyer and will fight for the best results for you and your children. My practice includes complex divorce cases, spousal support, child support, and child custody & visitation.
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Nancy J. Bickford
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Successful Family Attorney! Certified Family Law Specialist & Public Accountant!

I am a dedicated attorney practicing exclusively in the area of family law. I provide skilled representation to pursue the results you need. Visit my website to see client testimonials and call now for a consultation.
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Jenna A. Hoefler
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney
(858) 793-8884 12348 High Bluff Dr
#220
San Diego, CA 92130
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
California Western School of Law
Carrie E Nolan
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Encinitas, CA Family Law Attorney
(760) 479-1900 662 Encinitas Blvd
#260
Encinitas, CA 92024
Family and Divorce
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Carrie began her career in family law in 2006 as a legal assistant. She became a paralegal in 2007. She began working for the Law Office of Annette Hall Neville in 2008 as a paralegal while she attended law school. She became an associate attorney in 2012. Carrie’s diligence and attention to detail are second-to-none. She is a vital part of our practice. Clients and colleagues alike respect her work ethic and easy demeanor.
Michael Gower
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Encinitas, CA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(760) 230-5900 169 Saxony Road, Suite 114
Encinitas, CA 92024
Free ConsultationFamily
University of San Diego
The Law Offices of Gower & Bluck are proud to provide services to clients throughout San Diego. Our Encinitas office is centrally located and a short drive from Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Marcos and Vista. Whether you have a case involving child custody, divorce, spousal support, child support, or other family law matters, our attorneys offer quality representation and a free consultation.
Kandy Odetta Koliwer
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Encinitas, CA Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
315 S Coast Highway 101
Suite 194
Encinitas, CA 92024
Family and Divorce
Western State Univ
Kandy received a BA in Sociology and and California Teaching Credential from San Diego State University. She received a Masters degree in Counseling from Chapman College. Prior to becoming an attorney she worked as a Probation Officer and Social Worker with children involved in the Juvenile Court related to child abuse and neglect. Kandy's primary area of practice is Juvenile Dependency, representing all parties including parents, relatives and foster parents. Additonally she works in the areas of Family Law, Guardianships, Adoptions, Restraining Orders and Paternity Actions.
William R Fuhrman
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Encinitas, CA Family Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(760) 479-2525 527 Encinitas Boulevard Suite 202
Encinitas, CA 92024
Family
My team of 1 associate attorney and 2 paralegals support my service to San Diego County families and businesses, principally in the North County coastal area. I routinely appear in San Diego County's family, civil, criminal and juvenile court departments: Central, East County, North County and South Bay. And, I periodically appears in the Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside county courts. FAMILY LAW: For nearly 4 decades, I have written premarital agreements for couples planning to marry + represented those dissolving their marriage, whether amicably or when in high conflict. We daily negotiate and litigate all related issues: child...
Warren Erwin Haviland Jr
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Encinitas, CA Family Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(858) 223-3400 171 Saxony Rd., Suite 110
Encinitas, CA 92024
Family and Divorce
Vanderbilt Univ School of Law
Colleen Anne Warren
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(858) 275-2055 12625 High Bluff Drive, Suite 111
San Diego, CA 92130
Family
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Win R Heiskala
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(858) 566-6650 9663 Tierra Grande St. Ste. 301
San Diego, CA 92126
Family and Divorce
Western State University College of Law
MS. HEISKALA joined the firm as a supervising attorney after spending 24 years as a sole practitioner in her own firm primarily devoted to family law. Ms. Heiskala obtained her Juris Doctorate from Western State School of Law (now Thomas Jefferson School of Law) in 1976. She was admitted to the State Bar of California and the Federal District Court for the Southern District in 1976, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeal in 1986 and became a Certified Specialist in Family Law in 1988. Ms. Heiskala is a member of the San Diego County Bar Association, the Family Law Section...
Craig Richard VanThiel
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Carlsbad, CA Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(760) 722-7669 701 Palomar Airport Rd., Ste. 300
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Julia Kaemerle
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Carlsbad, CA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(760) 931-1981 5962 La Place Court
Ste. 165
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Matthew S. Blado
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Experienced and Dedicated Family Law Attorney! Exceptional Representation!

I practice exclusively in the area of Family Law. I work tirelessly to deliver the best possible results for those with family law matters! Visit my website to see client testimonials and call for a consultation.
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Andrew J. Botros
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Knowledgeable & Determined Family Law Attorney! Focused on You! Call Now

I am a skilled and dedicated family lawyer. I am committed to resolving all areas of family law matters. I work for the best possible results! Visit my website to see client testimonials and call now for a consultation.
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Thomas Daniel Nares
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Carlsbad, CA Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(760) 434-5710 2794 Gateway Rd.
Suite 106
Carlsbad, CA 92009
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
My practice is devoted to the areas of Family Law, Divorce, Custody and Visitation, Domestic Violence and Support, as well as to all Criminal Law cases from misdemeanors to the most serious felonies.
Matthew Kaemerle
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Carlsbad, CA Family Law Attorney
(760) 931-1981 5962 La Place Court
Ste. 165
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Thomas Huguenor
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La Jolla, CA Family Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(858) 458-9500 4225 Executive Square
Suite 270
La Jolla, CA 92037
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Brian Victor
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(858) 633-3529 4225 Executive Square
Suite 600
San Diego, CA 92037
Free ConsultationFamily, Administrative, Divorce and Juvenile
Concord Law School
San Diego Attorney Brian A. Victor has litigated complex family law matters ranging from child custody issues to community property debts resulting from loans. Brian A. Victor is the only attorney in San Diego County with prior work experience at Family Court Services (FCS) where for more than eleven years he worked with the most challenging child custody visitation matters and crafted more than 4000 child custody recommendations for Family Court judges. Attorney Victor sets himself apart from other family law attorneys in his ability to prepare clients for their FCS custody and visitation session when there is a custody dispute...
Stephanie Maria Caballero
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San Marcos, CA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(760) 798-2265 1225 San Elijo Rd
San Marcos, CA 92078
Family
Southern California Inst/Law
Law Office of Stephanie M. Caballero Assisted Reproduction & Family Formation Law
Thomas D'Arcy Ferreira
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Carlsbad, CA Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(760) 990-4752 2244 Faraday Avenue, No. 115
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of San Diego School of Law
California family lawyer and credentialed mediator . Practiced personal injury and workers' compensation litigation 1988-2007. Joined Kegel, Tobin & Truce in 1990, managing shareholder in 2002. January 2008, transitioned to family law and mediation after divorcing. Current practice emphasizes resolution of conflict for the sake of children, and cost-effective methods to get through divorce. AAA neutral in insurance litigation. 3 published Ct. of Appeal Cases and 1 before the Cal. Sup. Ct.
Elizabeth N. Fox Esq.
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney
(858) 935-6211 10620 Treena St #230,
San Diego, CA 92131
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Tracy Horn
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer
(858) 500-3682 4660 La Jolla Village Drive
Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92122
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Personal Injury
Ms. Elizabeth N Molea
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney
10620 Treena St #230,
San Diego, CA 92131
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Ms. Anne M Curtolo
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Carlsbad, CA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(760) 795-9123 701 Palomar Airport Rd, Suite 300
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Jenna A. Hoefler
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Dedicated California Family Law Attorney! Call for Help!

I provide exceptional legal representation for all family law matters. I will work tirelessly for the best possible results for your family! Visit my website for information and reviews.
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Roy M. Doppelt Esq.
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Need an experienced San Diego Attorney for a Divorce, Paternity or Legal Sep?

Full service law firm including attorneys and paralegal staff located in San Diego to represent clients in Family Law cases including divorce, legal separation and paternity. Free consultation up to 30 minutes in office.
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Shannon Teresa Glover
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La Jolla, CA Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
4225 Executive Square
Suite 600
La Jolla, CA 92037
Family and Divorce
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Richard L. Zierden
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer
(858) 530-9984 11440 West Bernardo Court, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92127
Family
Angelina Bradley
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(323) 487-1171 2305 Historic Decatur Road
Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92106
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Military
University of Colorado Law School
I am a retired Navy Judge Advocate helping families, working professionals, parentrepreneurs, and creatives attain work-life balance. I am a licensed attorney in California, Colorado, and the District of Columbia. I am also a certified as a mediator and peer specialist. I help my clients find a work-life balance goal, then craft solutions to empower them to attain those goals. For most of my clients, that means providing compassionate family law services to restructure a family: from marriage to divorce; reworking custody and visitation; adding a new member to the family through adoption; or restoring safety. I will guide you...
Susan E. Guthrie
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La Jolla, CA Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(203) 295-3388 7590 Fay Avenue
Suite 204 B
La Jolla, CA 92037
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Wayne State University Law School
I am a practicing attorney with almost 30 years of divorce and family law experience. After many years involved in traditional divorce litigation, and seeing the devastation that the adversarial process wreaks on the parties and their children, I established my current practice which is focused on the non-adversarial approaches to divorce. These include mediation, collaborative law and negotiated settlement. All of these methods of resolving the issues that arise in divorce and family law matters result in a more positive, cooperative agreement and understanding between the parties which allows them to move forward with a settlement...
Michelle Cornejo Sullivan
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(858) 451-9390 11545 W. Bernardo Ct.
Suite 211
San Diego, CA 92127
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Santa Clara University School of Law
The mission of the attorneys at The Sullivan Law Firm, APC, is to counsel clients in finding common sense solutions to complex family and bankruptcy legal problems by providing a full spectrum of legal services. Attorney Michelle Sullivan, CLS-F, is a specialist in counseling clients regarding divorce, mediation, collaboration, adoptions, prenuptual agreements, and other legal issues. Located in Rancho Bernardo, a neighborhood of north San Diego, our family law and bankruptcy practice especially caters to residents of San Diego and North County.
Carmen Elena Ramos
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San Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(858) 566-6650 9663 Tierra Grande Street
Suite 301
San Diego, CA 92126
Family and Divorce
California Western School of Law
MS. RAMOS is a 1993 graduate of California Western School of Law in San Diego and a graduate of Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York. A former Deputy District Attorney for San Diego County, Ms. Ramos became a Certified Specialist in Family Law in 2005 and is a member of the State Bar of California, the San Diego County Bar Association and the Family Law Section of the San Diego County Bar Association. She has spoken on paternity issues for the Western State Alumni MCLE program. Ms. Ramos is fluent in Spanish.
Andrew Patrick Johnson
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Vista, CA Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(760) 639-0187 440 S. Melrose Drive
Suite 260
Vista, CA 92081
Family and Divorce
California Western School of Law
Andrew Johnson, CFLS is a licensed Attorney in California who is also a Certified Family Law Specialist. Mr. Johnsons’ law practice is entirely devoted to the practice of Divorce & Family Law located in Vista and North San Diego County, California. Mr. Johnson is also a certified divorce mediator. Mr. Johnson became a member of the Bar in 2000, and over the past 18 years, has worked for himself, Basie and Fritz Attorney’s at Law and at the Law Offices of James A. Hennenhoefer A.P.C where he was a partner before opening his own practice in 2011. ...
Steven Robert Kampf
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(858) 886-7591 4766 Noyes Street
San Diego, CA 92109
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of San Diego School of Law
Steven R. Kampf is the founder of the Kampf Law Firm and has dedicated his career exclusively to the practice of family law. As a family law attorney who has been practicing for over 4 years, Mr. Kampf has handled hundreds of dissolution and paternity cases from inception to resolution with exceptional results. He has served as lead counsel on countless dissolutions and cases involving paternity disputes, child custody and visitation conflicts, child support, spousal support, domestic violence, prenuptial agreements, and many other family law issues. Mr. Kampf has proven success both in and out of the...
Andy Cook
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San Diego, CA Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(619) 515-9900 1901 1st Ave
2FL
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Andy Cook is here to help you! With a great courtroom presence (he used to be a professional announcer) and strong writing skills, Andy is able to get your message across to the many family law judges in San Diego County.

Andy Cook handles family law matters exclusively. He has one associate attorney and has run his own practice in the Bankers Hill area of San Diego, located about a mile from the main San Diego Family Law Court, for over 23 years. Andy has been Certified as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar...
Robert M. Garland
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(619) 724-1589 2534 State Street, #477
San Diego, CA 92101
Free ConsultationSan Diego, CA Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
Family
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Admitted to the State Bar of California in 1993. Certified as a Family Law Specialist in 2002. Divorce, Property Division, Support, Custody and Visitation. Specializing in Move Away and Interstate Custody cases.
US Navy Veteran
Angelina Bradley
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California Family Law Attorney

I am a retired Navy Judge Advocate helping families, working professionals, parentrepreneurs, and creatives attain work-life balance. I am a licensed attorney in California, Colorado, and the District of... Read More »
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Robin Ann DeVito Esq.
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California Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience

California Western School of LawCalifornia
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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.