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Sanjay Augustine Paul

About me

Sanjay Paul is a California licensed attorney and the founder of Dream Law. Mr. Paul consistently receives stellar reviews from his clients for his thorough approach and the diligence and efficiency with which he handles sensitive and important matters.

Mr. Paul has handled numerous matters in the Family Law area, including contested and uncontested divorces, child custody, child support, spousal support, paternity actions, prenuptial agreements and modifications.

Mr. Paul has also successfully represented clients in a host of immigration matters, including obtaining Green Cards for clients’ through marriage. Most recently, Mr. Paul has also been successful in obtaining green cards through marriage for same-sex couples.

In 2014, Mr. Paul was nominated to Pasadena Top Attorneys by Pasadena Magazine and he was nominated by Super Lawyers as a 2015 Southern California Rising Star.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
    7 years
  2. Immigration: 25%
    7 years, 40 cases
  3. Uncontested Divorce: 5%
  4. Prenuptials: 5%
  5. Other: 15%
  6. More 



Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

22 total 

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  • Svapna Alan Trivedi

    Mr. Paul is an excellent attorney who takes excellent care of his clients.


    Svapna Trivedi Family Attorney
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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Sanjay. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Dream Law (Pasadena Office)

155 N. Lake Ave, Suite 800
Pasadena, CA, 91101


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2014
Top Contributor, Family LawAvvo2013
Top Contributor, Immigration LawAvvo2013
Client Choice AwardAvvo2012
Pro Bono Service AwardThomas Jefferson School of Law2008
Outstanding Senior AwardAsian American Studies Department, UC Davis2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Principal AttorneyDream Law, APC2012 - Present
AttorneyPrivate Bankruptcy Firm2011 - 2012
ExternAttorney Generals Office2010 - 2010
Pro Bono AttorneyImmigration Justice Project2010 - 2010
Law ClerkHousing Rights Center2009 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee Member2015 - Present
Pasadena Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2012 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
State Bar of California, Family Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Child Support & Spousal Support ModificationReduced child support and spousal support payments.
Permanent Spousal SupportSpousal Support Granted
Child Support ModificationSettled
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Publication nameTitleDate
AvvoComprehensive Immigration Reform 20132013
Dream Law WebsiteDream Law Guide to Deferred Action2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas Jefferson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of California at Davis School of LawAsian American StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
How to Hang Your ShingleGetting Paid2016
Deferred Action Seminar Hosted by the Mexican Consulate in FresnoDeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals2012

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