California Child Custody Attorneys — 1,130 found

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  1. California Child Custody Lawyer Jennifer Renee Posey

    Jennifer Posey Pro

    I always hear, "I wish I'd found you sooner!" Start with the best in experience and advice now.
    Licensed for 24 years - $450-$485/hour
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    9.9

    949-582-5115
  2. California Child Custody Lawyer Colleen Anne Warren

    Colleen Warren Pro

    I am a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. My practice is solely focused on family law issues, including divorce,... more
    Licensed for 9 years - Retainer (Always)
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    10.0

    858-461-6840
  3. California Child Custody Lawyer Samin Vali Beringer

    Samin Vali Beringer

    Client Review: All my research on child custody issues suggested that not much can be done after the mediator ma...
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    Licensed for 10 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    9.7

  4. California Child Custody Lawyer Patrick Baghdaserians

    Patrick Baghdaserians Pro

    Mr. Baghdaserians is a Certified Specialist in the area of Family Law and an accredited minor's counsel. For nearly a decade, Mr. Baghdaserians has represented clients from all walks... more
    Licensed for 8 years - $200-$450/hour
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    10.0

    626-683-8113
  5. California Child Custody Lawyer Courtney Lyn Shepard

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    Client Review: I am thrilled with the work Courtney has done on my case. She thinks strategically and several st...
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    Licensed for 10 years - $135-$425/hour
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    9.8

  6. California Child Custody Lawyer John Joseph Gilligan

    John Gilligan

    John J. Gilligan, founding partner of Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP, has extensive experience specializing in family law, probate litigation, and estate planning since 1981. Mr.... more
    Licensed for 34 years
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    10.0

  7. California Child Custody Lawyer Paul Edward Lerandeau

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    Providing sound legal guidance during difficult marital transitions for over 20 years.
    Licensed for 26 years - $125-$300/hour
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    10.0

    559-230-2600
  8. California Child Custody Lawyer Rebecca Margaret Medina

    Rebecca Medina Pro

    Ms. Medina is a dedicated and knowledgeable attorney representing clients exclusively in family law matters throughout Fresno, Kings and Madera Counties. During her career, Rebecca has... more
    Licensed for 6 years - $250/hour
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    10.0

    559-324-5427
  9. California Child Custody Lawyer Erin Ann Levine

    Erin Levine Pro

    Skilled, passionate, experienced family law attorney; ready to strategize & implement your solution.
    Licensed for 10 years - Retainer (Sometimes)
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    10.0

    510-595-4112
  10. California Child Custody Lawyer Pamela Janet Ross

    Pamela Ross

    Low Cost legal assistance in the San Francisco Bay Area. We charge on a sliding scale based on income and family size. Average costs are $10-$100 per hour. Fill out an application www.... more
    Licensed for 3 years - $10-$150/hour
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    10.0

Child Custody

If you are getting divorced and have children, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. A child custody lawyer can help you negotiate custody, either by agreement or in court. The custodial parent (the one the child lives with) earns the legal right to make decisions regarding the child's lifestyle, welfare, and education. Some parents opt for joint custody, which means children divide their time between both parents' homes, and parents share the right to make decisions on behalf of the children. If you as parents are unable to agree on child custody, a judge will decide for you.