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Domestic relations are the most important aspect of Attorney Williams' clients’ lives. Attorney Williams approaches each case with the recognition that without peace and harmony in his clients’ home lives, they are greatly affected in other aspects of their lives. Accordingly, Attorney Williams dedicates his practice to ensuring that the outcome of all his cases results in the most satisfactory outcome under the law so that his clients can have peace of mind and are able to move past their legal situations with orders that are beneficial to their everyday lives


Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 70%
    13 years
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    13 years
  3. Domestic Violence: 5%
    13 years
  4. Child Support: 5%
    13 years



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Anita Joy Margolis

    I have worked with Dan on multiple cases and found him to be highly skilled, knowledgeable, and professional. He is an asset to our legal community, and I have been impressed by his ability to do good work that benefits his clients and yet remain a pleasure for opposing counsel to work with.


    Anita Margolis Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Scott Howard Finkbeiner

    Mr. Williams and I have litigated against each other on numerous cases. Mr. Williams is an honest attorney and a very accomplished litigator.


    Scott Finkbeiner Domestic violence Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

225 W. Foothill Blvd.
Ste. 200
Upland, CA, 91786


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Listed AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2014
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2014
A+Better Business Bureau2012
College ScholarshipLos Angeles Philanthropic Foundation1995
Achievement AwardLexisNexisN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding AttorneyLaw Offices of Daniel S. Williams2005 - 2014
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2003 - Present
Monterey County Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Moot Court Honor SocietyChairman2003 - 2003
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Marriage of YoungChild Returned to the United States and Reunited with Attorney Williams Client.
In Re Mauberis -- Termination of Parental Rights and Step Parent AdoptionParental Rights Terminated and Step Parent Adoption Approved
Bates v. MoradiPutative Spouse Claim defeated in favor of Attorney Williams' Client
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Publication nameTitleDate
Monterey County HeraldFamily Law Attorney Profile2013
Daily JournalJudicial Profiles2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Diego School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Whittier CollegePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Whittier College Career FairBecoming a Lawyer2011
Pacific Grove Rotary ClubFamily Law on the Monterey PeninsulaN/A