Certified Family Law Specialist, Focused Entirely on Family Law, 30 Plus Years of Experience.
Practice areas & skills: Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Marriage & Prenuptials
Originally from New York, I moved to California in 1983. After finishing High School in Woodland Hills, I attended California State University, Fullerton, where I obtained a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with a minor in Sociology. Ther...
Practice areas & skills: Divorce & Separation, Family
Christopher C. Melcher is Chair of The State Bar of California Family Law Section for the 2011-2012 term, which has over 3,800 members, making it the largest family law organization in California. His practice focuses on complex divorce litigatio...
Practice areas & skills: Divorce & Separation, Child Support, Child Custody, Marriage & Prenuptials, Family
I learned a new word the other day, and it reminded me of some attorneys I have had to deal with over the past several decades: eristic, (from Greek eristikos, “fond of wrangling”), argumentation that makes successful disputation an end in its...
Practice areas & skills: Divorce & Separation, Uncontested Divorce, Mediation, Child Custody, Alimony
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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.