I have been practicing Family Law for over 20 years and have been published in two... more
I have been practicing Family Law for over 20 years and have been published in two major appellate cases concerning Family Law issues. My expertise in Family Law is well documented. I am well versed in all aspects of Family Law. I continue to lecture on Family Law issues to fellow colleges as well as mentoring several attorneys. I have also been actively involved in Sacramento concerning Fa... view profile
Valerie L. Murphy is a native Southern Californian who joined the Law Office of... more
Valerie L. Murphy is a native Southern Californian who joined the Law Office of Heather Cullen as an Associate Attorney in early 2008. Attorney Murphy's legal focus is on family law matters including divorce, termination of domestic partnerships, custody and visitation, establishment of parental relationships (paternity), domestic violence, division of community property, child support and spou... 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.