Mr. Lederman is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California,... more
Mr. Lederman is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. Specializing in all aspects of family law since 1998. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Bar Association's Family Law Section and served as Section President in 2008. 2013 Appointed to FLEXCOM (California Bar Association Family Law Executive Commit... view profile
A Resident of Walnut Creek, Neil is a 1982 graduate of Loyola Law School. The... more
A Resident of Walnut Creek, Neil is a 1982 graduate of Loyola Law School. The opportunity to focus on men's issues crystallized when the founder of Divorce For Men Only invited Neil to join their firm in 1992. Neil's forte is analyzing the issues and developing a "game plan" ahead of time to get through a case successfully but also efficiently. Planning ahead helps men avoid making the mista... view profile
For the last 6 years, my practice has been exclusively devoted to collaborative... more
For the last 6 years, my practice has been exclusively devoted to collaborative practice, mediation and negotiated agreements. I am committed to facilitating respectful negoitation and creative settlements. I am a foundng board member of Collaborative Practice California. I am also a member of the steering committee of Collaborative Practice East Bay, the Chairperson of Collaborative Law Alamed... 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.