I am certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board... more
I am certified as a specialist in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. I am also a mediator and collaborative lawyer. I have been a small claims judge and am a volunteer mediator for the family law case management calendar in my county. I work with clients in a variety of methodologies: a) Traditional Litigation; b) Mediation; c) Collaborative Law; ... view profile
The most important aspect of being a lawyer to me is effective communication between... more
The most important aspect of being a lawyer to me is effective communication between myself and my clients. I believe it is my responsibility to ensure my clients understand their legal rights and responsibilities even if it may be something they do not want to hear. I think too many attorneys tell their clients what they want to hear. You should always be skeptical if your attorney tells yo... 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.