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Maxine Devillefranche

Maxine Devillefranche

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, General Practice, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Estate Planning, Landlord & Tenant

  • Tehachapi, CA

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About Me

Maxine de Villefranche is an attorney and a notary public. She has been a general civil practitioner since 1992. She practiced in the San Fernando Valley, a large community in the northern part of Los Angeles for the first 11 years. She arrived in Tehachapi in 2003, where she initially practiced from her home in Alpine Forest. She established her present location in February 2005. She has maintained a satellite office in Lancaster since December 2004. When she first became an attorney, she was working as the collection department manager of a major Century City intellectual property law firm. She was then hired by a small general civil law firm in Glendale. After 6 months there as an associate attorney, she started her own firm, which she has operated continually since April 1994.  She has substantial knowledge about many areas of the law.  She wrote a legal column for the local newspaper for 4 years and continues to lend her wide knowledge to helping the citizenry of  the Tehachapi Valley.

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Languages Spoken: French

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Practice Areas

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    23 years
  2. General Practice: 25%
    23 years
  3. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 15%
    23 years
  4. Landlord & Tenant: 10%
    23 years
  5. Estate Planning: 10%
    23 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

20412 Brian Way, Ste 2A
Tehachapi, CA, 93561

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAResigned 199205/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Certificate of AppreciationJudges of the Los Angeles County Superior Court2010
Certificate of AppreciationJudges of the Los Angeles County Superior Court2009
Certificate of AppreciationJudges of the Los Angeles County Superior Court2008
Certificate of AppreciationJudges of Los Angeles County Superior Court2007
Certificate of AppreciationJudges of the Los Angeles County Superior Court2006
Certificate of AppreciationSan Fernando Valley Bar Association1995

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Maxine de Villefranche1994 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Kern County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2003 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Tehachapi NewsLegal-Eaze newspaper columnsN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
San Fernando Valley College of LawLawJuris Doctor1991
Concordia Lutheran CollN/AundergraduateN/A