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Palo Alto, CA Child Custody Lawyers

31 lawyers specializing in Child Custody are available in the Palo Alto, CA area.

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Palo Alto has 31 Child Custody Attorneys with 286 Reviews

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    Paul Frederic Donsbach

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    Next Legal
    2100 Geng Rd., Suite 210, Palo Alto, CA
    70 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 9.9 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 31 years
    Paul has practiced law for 29 years and has extensive experience in all aspects of family law. He represents clients in complex family law cases, with an emphasis on handling business ownership and valuation issues, executive and equity compensati...

    Practice area
    25% Child Custody, 30% Divorce & Separation, 10% Family and more

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    Free Consultation
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     30 minutes

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    CA, Active since 1994
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    Nancy Encarnacion Mass

    Lakin Spears, LLP
    2479 E. Bayshore Road, Suite 170, Palo Alto, CA
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 20 years
    Ms. Mass is a partner at Lakin Spears, LLP. She is a Certified Specialist in Family Law. Ms. Mass practices primarily in San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Francisco counties. She has substantial experience handling all aspects of high-asset family la...
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    Nancy Maria Martinez

    Law Offices of Nancy M. Martinez
    2211 Park Boulevard, Suite 9, Palo Alto, CA
    26 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    At The Law Offices of Nancy M. Martinez, we really care about you as a client and take a holistic approach to the issues you face. In addition to providing legal counsel as to your attorney, it is important for us to provide you and the assistance...
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    Lydia Ellen Crandall

    Lakin Spears, LLP
    2400 Geng Road, Suite 110, Palo Alto, CA
    2 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 16 years
    Lydia E. Crandall is an associate in the Family Law Group. Lydia began work with the Family Law Group in 2004 as a law clerk. She clerked with the firm throughout law school and became an associate of the firm in 2007. While completing her law deg...
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    Steven Jon Cone

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    Di Maria & Cone
    2225 E. Bayshore Road, Suite 200, Palo Alto, CA
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.7 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 45 years
    Di Maria & Cone: We help you get into marriage and if it doesn't work we help you get out.
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    Wendy Lun

    Lun & Associates Attorneys at Law
    2211 Park Blvd, Palo Alto, CA
    41 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.7 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 26 years
    After graduated top 10% from law school, Ms. Lun joined Fenwick and West LLP, a prominent Silicon Valley law firm, represented a broad range of clients in the Valley. Prior to founding Lun & Associates, Ms. Lun served as an in-house counsel for AC...
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    Tanya Elizabeth Prioste

    Lakin Spears, LLP
    2400 Geng Road, Suite 110, Palo Alto, CA
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 9.4 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
    Tanya E. Prioste is a partner in the Family Law Group at Lakin Spears, LLP in Palo Alto, a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the International Academy of Family Lawyers. She is a Certified Family Law Specialist, certified b...
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    Stephanie Foreman

    The Law Offices of Stephanie E. Foreman
    4 Palo Alto Square, Bldg 4, Ste 200, 3000 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA
    6 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.0 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 11 years
    Review: I had an attorney that wasn’t handling my case well and came to Stephanie. She took the time to look through all the unnecessary controversy the other attorney stirred up, built a good relationship with opposing counsel, and worked as efficiently ...
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    Mylene Ansari

    www.myleneansari.com
    555 Bryant St., Suite 703, Palo Alto, CA
    1 review
    Avvo Rating: 7.4 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 36 years
    Review: Mylene Ansari is a very proactive, positive and attentive attorney. She has a very caring nature which is important when you need a lawyer, are trying to sort out inflamed legal matters with family members. Myelene resolved my matters with my fami...
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    Dana Erin Morse

    Morse Mediation Group
    530 Lytton Avenue, 2nd Floor, Palo Alto, CA
    5 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.8 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 23 years
    Dana is an experienced attorney who works closely with clients to guide them through the tension that arises in complex dissolutions and contested custody issues. She uses a hands-on approach to achieve effective solutions tailored to each client’...
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    Lakin Spears, LLP
    2400 Geng Road, Suite 110, Palo Alto, CA
    Not yet reviewed
    Child Custody Lawyer Licensed
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    Zelikha J. Dost

    Bay Cities Family Law
    2100 Geng Road Suite 210, Palo Alto, CA
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    Avvo Rating: 6.6 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 8 years
    Ms. Dost focuses her legal practice on family law, including divorce, custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, pre and post marital agreements, and domestic violence restraining orders. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Dost was a ...
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    David C. Erb

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    Child custody Attorney near Palo Alto (Menlo Park)
    21 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
    Partner and Certified Family Law Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization.

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    15% Child Custody, 20% Family, 20% Divorce & Separation and more

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    CA, Active since 2011
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    Michele Marie Bissada

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    Child custody Attorney near Palo Alto (Menlo Park)
    7 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 29 years
    High quality representation in even the most sophisticated and complex family law cases.

    Practice area
    20% Child Custody, 20% Divorce & Separation, 15% Child Support and more

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    CA, Active since 1994
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    Brit Benjamin

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    Child custody Attorney near Palo Alto (Menlo Park)
    3 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.9 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 6 years
    A rational, compassionate divorce attorney who is paying attention. I will serve as a strategic advisor and guide you through freedom and peace!

    Practice area
    50% Child Custody, 50% Family

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    CA, Active since 2017
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    Shannon Eliza Stein

    Child custody Attorney near Palo Alto (Sunnyvale)
    46 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 22 years
    Personally: In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, swimming, cooking, baking and reading. I also enjoy attending sporting events. Professionally: I am well respected in the legal community. I will be President of the Santa Clara Co...
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    Michelle Ane Melen

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    Child custody Attorney near Palo Alto (Redwood City)
    13 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.2 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
    Dedicated Family Attorney Protecting Your Finances & Future
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    Michael R Strebe

    Child custody Attorney near Palo Alto (Redwood City)
    16 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 10.0 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 12 years
    I am a strong litigator and advocate for my clients with 1st chair trial experience and the knowledge of the the San Francisco Bay Area Family Court System to navigate you through the difficult experience of divorce, custody and visitation dispute...
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    Caitlin Rebecca Burgess

    Child custody Attorney near Palo Alto (Los Altos)
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 7.6 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 27 years
    I am both an attorney licensed to practice law (CA SBN 187515) and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California (MFT 94485) and Washington (LF 61090853). I maintain a private practice with offices locations in Los Gatos, Los Altos, and S...
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    Laura Mary Nash Furniss

    Child custody Attorney near Palo Alto (Redwood City)
    4 reviews
    Avvo Rating: 8.5 
    Child custody Lawyer Licensed for 15 years
    Proudly serving individuals and families in the Bay Area in navigating the Family Court. Handling matters for dissolution of marriage, child custody, child visitation, child support, spousal support, property valuation and division of property, po...

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