The "MacGyver Family Lawyer", applying uncommon ingenuity and gumption to bring our... more
The "MacGyver Family Lawyer", applying uncommon ingenuity and gumption to bring our clients to a point of making peace and getting on with their lives. Your go-to "Family Law Guy", a certified family law specialist with more than 35 years of practice, and one of the premier family law specialists in downtown Los Angeles.
Scheherazade (Shazi) Rastegar is an attorney and mediator specializing in employment... more
Scheherazade (Shazi) Rastegar is an attorney and mediator specializing in employment and family law. She is a Panel Mediator for the Los Angeles and Ventura Superior Courts ADR Programs and a Certified Mediator for the Los Angeles City Attorneys Office Dispute Resolution Program, the Los Angeles County Bar Associations Center for Civic Mediation, and the Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolutio... view profile
I handle all aspects of divorce, paternity and same-sex marriage/domestic... more
I handle all aspects of divorce, paternity and same-sex marriage/domestic partnership dissolution, including child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, complex asset division and business valuation. I represent clients in all stages of divorce proceedings, from inception through settlement or trial. I approach each case from a settlement perspective, and I have an aptitude ... view profile
I spent my first eight (8) years of practice in the San Francisco Bay area. I... more
I spent my first eight (8) years of practice in the San Francisco Bay area. I represented clients in a variety of civil and criminal matters. The bulk of my civil practice focused on juvenile dependency and family law. Juvenile dependency cases involve children who have been abused and neglected and placed in foster care while their parents go through rehabilitation. Accordingly, one of the mos... view profile
I strive to patiently consult with clients regarding their most intimate and... more
I strive to patiently consult with clients regarding their most intimate and important issues: parental rights, monthly finances and life savings. My practice has focused on family law in California and Nevada since 1999. I am a '90 graduate of Stanford University and a '96 graduate of Loyola Law School with honors. I'm competitive and I proudly advise my clients to choose their battles very... 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.