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Best Divorce
Lawyers in
Hayward
2020

Why These Divorce Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Hayward Divorce Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

East Bay Family Law & Mediation PC

East Bay Family Law & Mediation PC is a Dublin firm serving residents of the Hayward area. The firm assists clients with the divorce process through either traditional litigation or consultation for individuals seeking to handle the proceedings themselves. Its lawyers evaluate all assets and debts held by a marital estate to determine the equitable division of community property. Additionally, the firm drafts child custody and support agreements and calculates spousal support.

11501 Dublin Blvd Ste 200
Dublin, CA 94568

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Flicker, Kerin, Kruger, & Bissada LLP

Flicker, Kerin, Kruger, & Bissada LLP has been serving residents of San Ramon and the Hayward area for over four decades. The firm focuses on divorce issues such as child support, spousal support, child custody, visitation, and the division of business and personal assets. It also helps with establishing prenuptial, postnuptial, and cohabitation agreements to protect clients' rights and interests. Founding partner Rolf D. Kruger is a member of the State Bar of California.

3130 Crow Canyon Pl Ste 405
San Ramon, CA 94583

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Geraldi Law Offices

Geraldi Law Offices is a sole-practitioner law firm located in San Ramon that serves the greater Hayward metro area. Attorney Daniel Geraldi represents clients in all stages of the marriage dissolution process from filing, through the property and financial disclosure, to final judgment. He assists his clients in negotiations involving child custody, child support, paternity rights, property division, and alimony. Mr. Geraldi has experience with divorces involving domestic violence and is able to obtain protection orders.

4000 Executive Pkwy Ste 155
San Ramon, CA 94583

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Jarratt Martin Law LLP

Located in Hayward, Jarratt Martin Law LLP assists clients with family legal matters, including divorce, premarital agreements, non-marital romantic partnerships, custody, and guardianships. The firm offers mediation services for parties going through the divorce process who prefer to settle their matters without litigation. Partner Amanda M. Jarratt is a certified mediation lawyer who works directly with both parties to ensure amicable resolutions without conflict. She earned her law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law in 2005.

5890 Stoneridge Dr Ste 105
Pleasanton, CA 94588

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JEA Family Law

JEA Family Law is a San Ramon firm serving residents of the Hayward area. The firm assists clients with divorce proceedings through collaborative practice or litigation when necessary. Its lawyers handle simple and complex property division, including valuation and reimbursement claims, to ensure the proper division of community property held by the marital estate. Additionally, the firm drafts child custody and support agreements. JEA Family Law also represents service members in military divorces.

3160 Crow Canyon Rd Ste 160
San Ramon, CA 94583

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Kempen & Company

Kempen & Company is a law firm serving clients in the Hayward area. The firm informs clients about options for divorce, annulment, and legal separation. It first attempts to settle matters without the involvement of a judge, but it argues cases in court when necessary. The firm handles the division of marital property, assets, and debts. It also provides guidance on child custody and support matters, with a focus on grandparents' and fathers' rights as well as paternity issues.

19244 Redwood Rd
Castro Valley, CA 94546

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Law Office of Cristin M. Lowe

The Law Office of Cristin M. Lowe provides divorce-related legal services to clients in the Hayward area. It guides clients through California's divorce process, helping with matters such as preparing and filing for divorce, responding to divorce, temporary orders, financial disclosures, discovery, and trial. The firm also assists with child custody, visitation, and support, and it represents clients in sensitive situations involving domestic violence. Additionally, the firm helps couples who wish to undergo mediation.

4000 Executive Pkwy Ste 220
San Ramon, CA 94583

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Law Office of K. Walter Johnson

Founded in 2009, Law Office of K. Walter Johnson is based in Pleasanton and serves the Hayward metro area. The law practice helps clients through complex legal separations and divorces. It helps clients negotiate child and spousal support matters, debt and asset division, and child custody arrangements. The firm also handles estate planning. Attorney Johnson is a member of the State Bar of California and has over 25 years of experience.

4695 Chabot Dr Ste 200
Pleasanton, CA 94588

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Law Office of Peter Tuann

Law Office of Peter Tuann is based in San Ramon and represents clients in the Hayward metro area. Sole-practitioner Tuann helps people navigate legal separations, annulments, and divorces. He assists clients with matters involving child and spousal support, child visitation, child custody, modifications to existing orders, and property and debt division. Additionally, attorney Tuann drafts prenuptial and marital settlement agreements. He handles guardianships as well as sensitive domestic violence cases by helping with restraining orders.

2010 Crow Canyon Pl Ste 100
San Ramon, CA 94583

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MacKenzie & Associates

MacKenzie & Associates in Hayward concentrates its practice on divorce and family law services. The single-attorney firm guides its clients through all stages of marital dissolution proceedings, including child and spousal support arrangements, paternity legitimization tests, and marital property settlements. It also deals with divorce-related business valuations and domestic violence-related divorces. Sole proprietor Stuart I. MacKenzie has more than 20 years of legal experience and holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

22320 Foothill Blvd Ste 460
Hayward, CA 94541

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McPherson Law Group

McPherson Law Group is a family law firm located in Dublin and serving the greater Hayward metro area. The firm offers representation in all aspects of the divorce process in California. Attorneys from the firm help clients negotiate a range of matters, including child custody, visitation, property division, retirement division, stepparent adoptions, child support, and alimony. McPherson Law Group is experienced in the unique challenges involved in same-sex divorce or legal separation.

7950 Dublin Blvd Ste 308
Dublin, CA 94568

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Poniatowski, Leding, Parikh Law Corporation

Poniatowski, Leding, Parikh Law Corporation is based in Castro Valley and represents clients in the Bay Area, including the Hayward metro area. Primarily a business law firm, it has a dedicated family law focus that handles legal separations, annulments, and dissolutions of marriage. It assists in negotiating child custody and visitation arrangements as well as child and spousal support payments. The firm takes on these issues with respect to the stress that they can place on clients and their families.

20980 Redwood Rd Ste 200
Castro Valley, CA 94546

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Seo Family Law

Seo Family Law, founded in 2015, provides divorce and family law representation to clients in the San Ramon and Hayward area. Whether the divorce case is uncontested or contested, the firm assists with the filing and litigation process and works with clients to determine adequate spousal and child support payments. It also assists with property division issues as well as order modification. Founder April K. Seo has been recognized as a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters.

3160 Crow Canyon Rd Ste 160
San Ramon, CA 94583

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The Law Office of Jonathan Lyvere

The Law Office of Jonathan Lyvere practices divorce law in metro Hayward. The firm deals with all facets of marital dissolution proceedings, including spousal restraining orders, child support and visitation matters, and child custody disputes. Additionally, it handles spousal support arrangements, modifications, and enforcements when necessary. Sole proprietor Jonathan Lyvere is a former law clerk for the Santa Clara and San Mateo District Attorneys' offices. He also provides estate planning and probate legal services.

24301 Southland Dr Ste 208
Hayward, CA 94545

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Tierney Law Group

The family law attorneys at Tierney Law Group are there to help you navigate the divorce process with as little stress and complication as possible. Having an attorney you can trust with the experience necessary to navigate the Family Law Court System can make all the difference. They have extensive experience helping people with all manner of family law issues: divorce, child custody, family support, and domestic violence — they provide litigation, mediation, and mediation consultation services. At Tierney Law Group, they will treat you with respect and handle your case with strength and integrity.

5700 Stoneridge Mall Rd Ste 390
Pleasanton, CA 94588

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Whipple, Mercado, & Associates LLP

Whipple, Mercado, & Associates LLP is a family law firm located in San Ramon which extends its service to clients in the Hayward metro area. It handles divorces and legal separations and their related sub-areas including child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, community property and asset division, and post-judgment modifications. The firm also handles domestic violence restraining orders. The firm represents clients with compassion, recognizing that these transitions can be stressful. While litigation is an option, the firm also provides mediation as an amicable alternative.

210 Porter Dr Ste 200
San Ramon, CA 94583

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