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Law Offices of William A. Koch

Family Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

661-432-1180

Providing Aggressive and Compassionate Counsel and Cost Effective Solutions Throughout the Antelope Valley Since 1983.

The Law Offices of William A. Koch offer cost-effective solutions and will guide you through your family law needs. Attorney Koch provides compassionate yet aggressive counsel since 1983.  You will work directly with Attorney Koch and he will make sure to be accessible and available when you have questions. Contact The Law Offices of William A. Koch today if you …

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Law Offices of Beatriz Velezmoro Chen

Family Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

818-691-5441

Experienced, Aggressive, Affordable
Providing Clients With Exceptional Family Law Representation

Attorney Beatriz Velezmoro Chen values families and that is what drives her in her representation of clients. She advocates for clients while keeping in mind what is in everyone’s best interests. She knows family law and divorce matters bring difficult emotions making it one of the toughest areas of law, and family cases can be among the costliest. The Law Offices of …

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YourLegalKey.com

Family Lawyer

Se Habla Español

866-435-1679

Complete Your Legal Process Online in as Little as 15 Minutes! Legal Packages Starting at $279. Easy, Secure & Affordable.

Let us help you with your legal needs in an easy, secure, and affordable way. Visit YourLegalKey.com today if you need legal assistance with any of the following: Divorce Child Custody & Visitation Child Support Spousal Support Wills Trusts Complete your legal process in as little as 15 minutes!      

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Mohajer Law Firm, APC

Family Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

626-808-4197

Full-Service Firm Helping Clients in the Arcadia, Pasadena and greater Los Angeles

Choosing an attorney to represent you can be taxing. It may also seem almost impossible to pick the right one. Choosing Mohajer Law Firm, APC makes that decision easier. When you hire Attorney Sina Mohajer, you'll get more than just legal advice. You'll have a lawyer who listens to your concerns, returns your calls, clearly explains your options and collaborates …

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Law Office of Patrick A. McCall

Family Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

Free Consultation

714-643-2888

Certified Family Law Specialist, Call Today!

When family law issues are difficult, your security is at stake and emotions run high, I will work hard to defend your legal rights while avoiding unnecessary conflict and anxiety. A divorce, child custody case or other family law matter does not always have to be an upsetting experience. As a skilled Orange California Family Lawyer, my goal is to resolve matters quickly …

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Edward S. Matisoff

Family Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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An Experienced Westlake Village Divorce Lawyer Who Serves Southern California

When contemplating divorce, the results will significantly shape how your life unfolds thereafter. Attorney Ed Matisoff understands that that there is a lot at stake in making this decision from protecting your children to protecting your property. He is dedicated to helping you navigate this transition as smoothly as possible. Ed focuses on resolving divorce conflicts …

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Law Offices of David P. Schwarz

Family Lawyer | Serving Los Angeles, CA

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Se Habla Español

Dedicated and Fair-Priced Representation. Over 18 Years of Experience. Call for a Free 15-Minute Consultation Today!

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Los Angeles Family Law Information

Are You Dealing with a Family Law Issue?

Family law matters can be overwhelming and incredibly sensitive. The longer the problem remains unresolved, the greater the toll it can have on the welfare and well-being of you and your family. An experienced Los Angeles family law attorney will help protect your rights.

Family Law Issues

There are many legal issues that face families, such as child custody, child support, divorce, domestic violence, legal separation, annulment, paternity or spousal support. Of course, as diverse as families are, there are more Family Law issues that land under this broad category of law.

Remember dealing with a Family Law issue will not only have an impact in your life emotionally, but also legally and financially. It is very important to take the time to discover long-term solutions for your family's needs and future.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

How much does it cost to hire an attorney?

In general, how much an attorney costs will often depend on these four factors: billing method and pricing structure, type of legal work performed, law firm prestige, and attorney experience. Depending on the legal issue you are facing, an attorney may bill you by the hour, settle on a flat fee, or enter into a contingency fee agreement. The type of legal work you need help with will also play a role in cost incurred.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

Lead Counsel Rated Attorneys

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Court Locations in Los Angeles, CA

Stanley Mosk Courthouse - Civil, Family Law & Small Claims

111 North Hill St.,Los Angeles,CA90012
Phone: (213) 974-5408

Central Civil West Courthouse - Civil & Criminal

600 South Commonwealth Ave.,Los Angeles,CA90005
Phone: (213) 639-2700

Metropolitan Courthouse - Criminal & Traffic

1945 South Hill St.,Los Angeles,CA90007
Phone: (213) 742-1884