San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyers — 65 found

Compare child custody lawyers. Read client reviews, see Avvo Ratings, and contact them directly.

Lawyers with

Avvo Rating

1.0 to 10.0

Languages

All languages

  1. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer H. Yvonne Seeley

    H. Seeley Pro

    Certified Family Law Specialist with Family Law Practice Based in San Mateo
    Licensed for 33 years - $450/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    650-347-9111
  2. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer Erik Wayland Newton

    Erik Newton

    Client Review: Erik is my family law resource whenever I encounter family law issues in my practice. He provide...
    view profile
    Licensed for 10 years - $350-$450/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  3. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer Bernie Johannes Kempen

    Bernie Kempen Pro

    Certified Family Law Specialist* *CA State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
    Licensed for 22 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.6

    510-582-1433
  4. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer Kimberly A. Madigan

    Kimberly Madigan Pro

    Experienced family law counsel serving San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.
    Licensed for 9 years - $350-$375/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    650-375-2229
  5. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer Sarah Anne Van Voorhis

    Sarah Van Voorhis Pro

    Certified Specialist, Family Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
    Licensed for 14 years - $400/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    415-570-4328
  6. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer Salomon Quintero

    Salomon Quintero

    I have been honored to receive recognition for 30 consecutive years of certification as a Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California. Steady and persistent devotion to the... more
    Licensed for 42 years - $350/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.7

  7. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer Stephanie Hall Kobesky

    Stephanie Kobesky

    Stephanie Hall Kobesky represents parties in family law proceedings involving complex property division, child and spousal support and custody and visitation. Stephanie is also... more
    Licensed for 10 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    9.3

  8. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer Ariel R Sosna

    Ariel Sosna Pro

    Client Review: As anyone who has done it knows, going through a Divorce is an emotional experience. Ariel Sosna...
    view profile
    Licensed for 8 years - $300-$325/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

    415-274-2530
  9. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer Sarah Jeannette Arnott

    Sarah Arnott

    Certified Family Law Specialist. In my free time, I enjoy reading, triathlon, running, scuba diving, swimming and exploring. I am four-season Team In Training participant having... more
    Licensed for 9 years - $350-$400/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  10. San Mateo County Child Custody Lawyer Lucy Zheng

    Lucy Zheng

    Lucy Zheng is a California licensed attorney, experienced in individual tax debt relief, DUI law, family law, personal bankruptcy filings, and tenant evictions. Prior to forming her... more
    Licensed for 3 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.2

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.