Born and raised in Montana, and educated in Boston, I returned to the Northwest to... more
Born and raised in Montana, and educated in Boston, I returned to the Northwest to attend the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College and to practice law. I am an avid outdoors person, and in addition to a daily swim at noon, I love hiking, backpacking and horseback riding. When Im not working, I garden, paint (watercolors and oils), can and freeze produce, entertain company, knit... view profile
I became a lawyer because I wanted to help people. I take pride in being able to... more
I became a lawyer because I wanted to help people. I take pride in being able to empower my clients during an otherwise stressful and emotionally charged time in their lives. I finds it extremely gratifying to help a client take the first steps toward a new beginning, and enjoy working to resolve the unique issues in each case, be it developing a consistent parenting plan that fits a family’s n... view profile
My practice is limited to "of counsel" consulting and second opinions regarding... more
My practice is limited to "of counsel" consulting and second opinions regarding California practice and procedure pertaining to divorce, custody, visitation, interstate custody, move-aways, support, pre-marital and post-marital agreements and grandparents' rights.
I work as part of a group of attorneys and legal assistants at Case Dusterhoff, LLP... more
I work as part of a group of attorneys and legal assistants at Case Dusterhoff, LLP as an associate attorney. My goal is to help members of the community who need help navigating the legal system. I focus on family law (divorces, custody and visitation disputes, grandparent and third party rights, etc.), victim rights, bankruptcy, and wills and trusts. I especially enjoy representing women dea... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.