I grew up in a suburb of Chicago. After graduating from high school in 1966, I went... more
I grew up in a suburb of Chicago. After graduating from high school in 1966, I went to Goucher College, a small liberal arts college in Baltimore, Maryland. I earned my undergraduate degree in Political Science in 1970. I moved to California in 1972. I earned my law degree from Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco in 1976. After graduation, I moved to Alaska work as a law clerk for ... view profile
Stefan Otterson practiced business law for a year before moving to family law in... more
Stefan Otterson practiced business law for a year before moving to family law in 1990. Since then he has represented state agencies, foster children, juvenile delinquents, parents, foster parents, adoptive parents, and adoption agencies. He has worked in every aspect of family law, family mediation, and collaborative law. He has worked with Native Alaskan tribal courts and State Superior Cour... view profile
I am an Alaskan attorney with over 20 years experience in Alaska law. Six of those... more
I am an Alaskan attorney with over 20 years experience in Alaska law. Six of those years were as a judge. I practice exclusively Family law which includes divorce, child custody, child support, guardianships and conservatorships. I have free consultations and am ready to serve all of your family law needs. During a divorce or child custody proceeding it is a highly emotional and difficult t... view profile
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.