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I am a Certified Family Law Specialist serving the Orange County, California area as an attorney/partner at Dinnebier & Demmerle. I emphasize the amicable resolution of all cases outside the courtroom, but have the experience and expertise to litigate difficult and complex cases. I am well-respected in the family law legal community by fellow lawyers and the judicial officers handling family law matters. I strive to offer quality legal services to obtain the best result in the shortest reasonable time.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 50%
    42 years
  2. Divorce & Separation: 15%
    42 years
  3. Child Support: 15%
    42 years
  4. Child Custody: 15%
    42 years
  5. Domestic Violence: 5%
    42 years



Hourly ($250-450/hour), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

17671 Irvine Blvd #120
Tustin, CA, 92780


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2004
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2003
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2002
Certified Family Law SpecialistCalifornia State BarN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney PartnerDinnebier & Demmerle1973 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar Association, Masters SectionMember2012 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Family Law SectionPresident2006 - 2007
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident1978 - 1979
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Jaycee B. v. Superior Court (John B.)Petitioner granted - A support order was to be fashioned by the trail court
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Publication nameTitleDate
Appellate Court OpinionJaycee B. v. Superior Court (John B.)1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
UC Hastings COLLawLaw1973
Univ of California IrvineN/AUndergraduate1970