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I am an aggressive, yet compassionate and understanding Attorney who prides oneself in being thoroughly prepared in Court and/or Mediation on behalf of my client. I have been practicing for over 23 years and my focus has always been giving my clients the excellent legal representation that they deserve and expect.


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Practice areas


  1. Domestic Violence: 20%
    27 years, 5 thousand cases
  2. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    27 years, 5 thousand cases
  3. Child Support: 20%
    27 years, 5 thousand cases
  4. Child Custody: 20%
    27 years, 5 thousand cases
  5. Alimony: 20%
    27 years, 5 thousand cases



Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • David Frederick Blaisdell

    I endorse this lawyer. Robert is a great negotiator and presents his case very well in court. He is top rate. Robert is also very ethical. Dave Blaisdell


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Contact info

6346 Brockton Avenue
Riverside, CA, 92506



Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Discipline, probation, with no actual suspension
    issued in CA, 2011


    This sanction means the attorney had a suspension placed on hold (and ultimately removed) by complying with certain requirements.

    Robert’s comment: “Approximately 2 yrs. ago, a client retained me via telephone. The Client couldn't/wouldn't come into office to sign the necessary documents. Instead, the client instructed me to sign her name. i did as the client asked however, neglected to sign it as "by" or "for". When the client demanded a return of fees, which were earned, and was met with a refusal, a complaint was lodged with the State Bar with the allegation that I forged her signature. The State Bar issued sanctions accordingly.”

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Herman J Grant Leadership AwardSo. California Family Lawyers Association1997
Ralph N. KlepsJudicial Council of California1996
Distinguished Service AwardRussian American Cultural Center1995
Boss of The YearRiverside County Legal Secretaries Association1992
Order of the CoifWestern State University College of Law1975
Sigma Chi Distinguished Service AwardGeorgia Southern College1969
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ArbitratorRiverside County Bar Association2000 - Present
Adjunct Law ProfessorCalifornia Southern Law School1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Riverside County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2011 - Present
Counsel for Child Custody RightsMember2004 - 2007
Collaborative Family Law AssociationMember2003 - 2009
Russian American Barristers AssociationFormer Committee Member/ Membership2001 - 2007
Family Lawyers of the Inland EmpireMember1995 - 1999
United States Court of Appeals for the Southern District For CaliforniaAttorney at Law1988 - Present
United States Court of Appeals For The Cental District For CaliforniaAttorney at Law1988 - Present
Fourth District Court of AppealsAttorney At Law1988 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member1988 - Present
San Bernardino County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1988 - Present
Riverside County Bar AssociationAttorney at Law1988 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Family AdvocatesChild Protective Services and your client2009
Divorce Litigation QuarterlyAvoid Extra Cost in a Divorce Case2008
Families Today (Family Law)Five ways to reduce client stress2006
Family Law AdvocateTop 10 non-legal issues in a divorce case2006
Families Today (Family Law)Creative Divorce Solutions2005
Family Advocates (Family Law)Modern Divorce Practices2005
Small or Solo Law Firm sectionWhat you need to know when starting your own law firm2004
Divorce Litigation JournalPreparation for Mediation: the key to success2003
Family AdvocatesChild Support issues accross state lines1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgia Southern UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Women EmpoweredHow to hire the right family lawyer for you2011
Riverside County Divorce Attorney AssociationNew Accounting Methods for Divorce Practice2011
Family Law Section Fall Session10 pitfalls for divorce attorneys to avoid2011
Riverside Lawyer Association of CoronaDomestic Violence: Where Family Law & Criminal Law Meet2010
Lecture at California Southern Law SchoolCivil Procedure on Family Law2000
Advocates InternationalThe Prevention of Domestic Violence2000
Riverside County Lawyers AssociationChild Support and Custody1998
Mediation For Family LawGetting answers for your practice and clients with mediation1996
Riverside County Bar Association Child Custody ColloquiumChild Custody Colloquium1991
Domestic Violence Issues in RiversideAspects of Domestic Violence (Lecture)N/A

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