Santa Clara County Child Custody Attorneys — 98 found

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  1. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer Magdalena Chattopadhya

    Magdalena Chattopadhya Pro

    San Jose, CA Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 2 years - 45 Min Free Consultation
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    RATING

    10.0

    408-201-4468
  2. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer Matthew Jacob Rudy

    Matthew Rudy

    Matthew J. Rudy is the founding attorney of The Law Office of Matthew J. Rudy. A San... more
    Licensed for 7 years - $350/hour
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  3. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer Felicia Diane Lucero

    Felicia Lucero

    San Jose, CA Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 9 years - 45 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.6

  4. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer Mitchell Todd Ehrlich

    Mitchell Ehrlich Pro

    Mitchell T. Ehrlich is a California Certified Family Law Specialist and is a partner... more
    Licensed for 16 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
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    RATING

    10.0

  5. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer Christopher Walter Dull

    Christopher Dull

    Christopher W. Dull grew up in San Jose, CA and attended college at San Jose State... more
    Licensed for 6 years - $275-$350/hour
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    RATING

    10.0

  6. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer Michael Charles Schwerin

    Michael Schwerin

    I have been practicing law for 26 years, most of that doing family law/divorce cases.... more
    Licensed for 26 years - $1-$350/hour
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    RATING

    10.0

  7. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer Julia Catherine Lemon

    Julia Lemon

    In November 2007, Julia Lemon becamean associate at Lonich and Patton, LLP. She... more
    Licensed for 7 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
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    8.6

  8. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer David Alan Patton

    David Patton Pro

    David Patton is a certified family law specialist, limiting his practice to family... more
    Licensed for 27 years - 30 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    10.0

  9. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer Nicole Fraser

    Nicole Fraser

    Nicole Fraser is an experienced Family Law Attorney who is licensed to provide legal... more
    Licensed for 17 years - 20 Min Free Consultation
    AVVO
    RATING

    8.1

  10. Santa Clara County Child Custody Lawyer Philip L Hammer

    Philip Hammer

    San Jose, CA Child Custody Lawyer
    Licensed for 53 years
    Not yet reviewed
    AVVO
    RATING

    7.9

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.