Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyers — 24 found

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  1. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer Katy M. Gronowski

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    Certified Family Law Specialist, CA State Bar and Board Certified in Family Law Trial Advocacy, NBTA
    Licensed for 28 years
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    10.0

    925-280-0822
  2. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer John Edward Harding

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    Helping good people get out of bad relationships.
    Licensed for 26 years - $495/hour
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    10.0

    925-417-2202
  3. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer Vanessa Elaine Candelaria

    Vanessa Candelaria

    Client Review: As everyone who has gone through it can attest, divorce is typically a very long, complicated and...
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    Licensed for 7 years
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    10.0

  4. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer David Marc Lederman

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    The Law Offices of David M. Lederman is a specialized practice dedicated to family law litigation.
    Licensed for 20 years - $295-$425/hour
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    10.0

    925-522-8889
  5. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer Cristin Michelle Lowe

    Cristin Lowe

    A native of the Bay Area, Ms. Lowe attended college at Sacramento State University, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies, with an emphasis in small group and... more
    Licensed for 10 years - Retainer (Sometimes)
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    10.0

  6. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer Gary D Sparks

    Gary Sparks Pro

    Your family matters! Family law, divorce, trusts & estate planning. Aggressive yet compassionate.
    Licensed for 10 years - Retainer (Sometimes)
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    8.2

    925-465-2500
  7. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer Mary Pamela Lauser

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    A knowledgeable and experienced attorney handling all aspects of Family Law, Child Custody, Support, Divorce, and Juvenile Law across Northern California. Her dedication and insight... more
    Licensed for 9 years - $225-$350/hour
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    7.2

    925-372-5449
  8. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer Mark Ressa

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    Certified Fam Law Specialist, Past Chair to Family Law Section of the CA State Bar, 'Super Lawyer.'
    Licensed for 36 years - $225-$425/hour
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    10.0

    925-328-0103
  9. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer Dorianne Romero Plihon

    Dorianne Plihon

    My practice focuses on family law (divorce, legal separation, domestic partnership termination, property division, spousal support, child support, child custody & visitation, paternity,... more
    Licensed for 18 years - $200/hour
    AVVO
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    6.8

  10. Contra Costa County Child Custody Lawyer Neil S Holmes

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    We have strategies to help maximize the quality as well as the quantity of time with your children.
    Licensed for 32 years - $425/hour
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    8.0

    925-933-2422

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.