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At The Law Offices of John A.
, for over 30 year we have been dedicated to representing clients in the myriad of
issues that can arise in family
.  Our office represents our client's interests zealously in all
areas of family law including divorce,
, property
, visitation,
, alimony/spousal
, wage
, paternity,
and prenuptial

Our Family Law Office
focuses on protecting you and your rights. Together, we can take action
to protect your future.  Our approach is highly personalized and our
staff very professional.  Our office is dedicated to securing the best
possible resolution for our clients.

We treat each case
uniquely and with utmost compassion, discretion and respect. We
guarantee excellent work product based upon 30 years of experience.

We understand the unique
difficulties you face when dealing with a divorce or dispute over your
children, and we can help you make an informed decision to nurture the
growth and well-being of your family.

Since 1978, John A.
Balent has regularly advised and represented clients seeking a
cost-effective and timely resolution to serious legal matters related to
family law.  Exemplary skills and client-focus has earned attorney John
A. Balent the respect of legal adversaries and referrals from clients
Southern California who appreciate the
effective negotiation of solutions both legally sound and resistant to
future litigation.

The Law Offices of John A.
Balent provides comprehensive family law services to clients throughout
Southern California, including Orange
County, Los Angeles County,
Riverside County, and
San Bernardino County

Our office is available
for consultation and questions 24 hours a day through our personalized answering

offer free initial consultation and accept VISA and Mastercard as means
of payment.  Evening appointments are available upon request.



Practice Areas

  1. Family: 100%



Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

110 W Fir St Ste 4
Brea, CA, 92821



CANot eligible to practice law (Not Entitled)197605/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Actual Suspension Delayed
    issued in CA, 2015


    Actual suspension delayed means the attorney is going to lose his or her license to practice law for a period of time, but the date of suspension has been delayed.

  2. Probation with conditions
    issued in CA, 2015


    Probation with conditions means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar chose not to suspend the lawyer but limited his or her ability to practice.

  3. Public reproval with/duties
    issued in CA, 2001


    This sanction means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar placed conditions on the lawyer's activities to try to prevent a recurrence of the wrongful act.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Univ of California at Los AngelesN/AundergraduateN/A
Pepperdine Univ School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A