James M. Ratzer

James M. Ratzer

Divorce / Separation Lawyer

San Diego, CA





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About Me

Ratzer Family Law is focused on practicing all aspects of family law. We are trained litigators who prefer mediation when both sides of a case are cooperative and share necessary information. If mediation is not an option, we are trained to develop a case for trial. Mr. Ratzer is a trained mediator who offers a variety of mediation fee structures depending on the complexity of a case....

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Cash, Check, Credit Card


Retainer (Always)

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Martin Schmidt
Martin Schmidt

San Diego, CA

3 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

It takes a special type of lawyer to help a person deal with the emotional issues of a divorce, and protect your rights as a spouse or parent....
Sarah Beth Pinkerton
Sarah Pinkerton

Carlsbad, CA

9 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Jim is an outstanding attorney and excellent negotiator.
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1990 License Status: Active for the state of California.
Last updated by Avvo: 03/18/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.


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1990 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific


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2013- present Chairman

San Diego North County Bar Association, Certified Family Law Specialists Committee

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Speaking Engagements

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2011 Recent Developments in Family Law

at San Diego County Certified Family Law Specialists - Winter Seminar