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Best Family Lawyers in San Diego
2020

Why These Family Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Diego Family 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.

Boyd Law

Boyd Law is a general practice law firm that provides legal counsel and representation to clients in the San Diego area. The firm handles family law cases such as father's rights, adoption, child custody, and paternity. It aims to help its clients resolve matters fairly and as quickly as possible. Other practice areas include bankruptcy and divorce. Boyd Law has been featured in San Diego Magazine and received a 10 Best Client Satisfaction award in 2015.

501 W Broadway Ste 1760
San Diego, CA 92101

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Brian Victor

Brian A. Victor is a family law attorney who serves clients throughout San Diego County. His services include mediation for divorce and child custody issues as well as legal representation for divorce, child custody, and separation matters. Mr. Victor is the only divorce lawyer in San Diego County with prior work experience at Family Court Services (FCS) where he crafted more than 4,000 child custody recommendations for Family Court judges. He assists clients with preparing for their FCS child custody mediation session. He also assists clients with the preparation of the divorce petition, request for financial disclosure and other related documents.

4225 Executive Sq Ste 600
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Donald R Holben & Associates, Apc

Donald R. Holben & Associates APC is a full-service law firm that provides legal counsel in family law matters. It serves clients in San Diego and throughout its surrounding areas in cases such as child custody hearings, divorce, and adoption. Other areas of practice include business litigation and administrative law. Donald R. Holben & Associates APC is accredited by the Better Business Bureau and is Lead Counsel Rated. The firm has been recognized by Avvo and Lawyers of Distinction.

5030 Camino de la Siesta Ste 350
San Diego, CA 92108

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Doppelt and Forney, Aplc

Doppelt and Forney APLC is a family and divorce law firm that helps clients in San Diego and throughout its surrounding areas. The firm's attorneys are experienced in handling cases of divorce, child support, custody, and visitation. Other areas of practice include income tax and real property issues. Doppelt and Forney APLC is rated by Super Lawyers and Lead Counsel and has been recognized with a client satisfaction award by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.

16466 Bernardo Center Dr Ste 260
San Diego, CA 92128

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JWB Family Law

JWB Family Law is a family law firm in San Diego that focuses exclusively on divorce and family law cases. The firm’s family law attorneys led by founder Jane Wesley Brooks are well versed in California family laws and offer expertise in family law. The firm provides legal representation for family law cases such as divorce, child support, child custody and visitation, property division, and paternity. Brooks is a seasoned trial attorney and is a recipient of the LEADership San Diego Award.

1620 Fifth Avenue, Suite 600
San Diego, CA 92101

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Kathy A. Minella

Founded in 2014 APC, Minella Law Group PLC provides legal counsel and representation to clients in San Diego and throughout its surrounding areas. The firm handles a broad range of family law cases, including adoption, spousal support, and domestic violence partnerships. Attorney Kathy Minella is a board-certified family law specialist and is admitted to practice in state and federal courts throughout California. She was named a Top Attorney by Avvo and has received an AV-Preeminent peer rating from Martindale Hubbell.

1901 1st Ave Ste 148
San Diego, CA 92101

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Lauren M. Fair

Fair Cadora APC is a San Diego-based law firm with a key focus on family law. The firm handles cases involving divorces, legal separations, annulments, and terminations of domestic partnerships. Attorneys guide clients through the legal process and assist with all related issues, including child support and custody, alimony, division of property, name change, and paternity. The firm's legal team has extensive experience in negotiations, mediation, and litigation. Attorney Lauren Fair is certified in family law.

8220 University Ave Ste 201
La Mesa, CA 91942

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Law Offices of Colleen A. Warren, Apc

The Law Offices of Colleen A. Warren APC offers assistance in family law matters to clients throughout the San Diego metropolitan area. The firm handles all family-related legal matters, including child custody, paternity, alimony, and support modifications. Attorney Colleen A. Warren has been rated by Super Lawyers and received an Avvo Clients' Choice Award in 2014. She also received an AV-Preeminent peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is board-certified in family law by the California Board of Legal Specialization.

3530 Camino del Rio N Ste 202
San Diego, CA 92108

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Matthew J Mesnik

Since 2015, Mesnik Law Group has represented clients in family law courts in the greater San Diego area. The firm assists clients with divorce proceedings and related issues, including child support and custody, annulments, alimony, and paternity issues. Attorneys guide clients through every step of the process and build a customized legal strategy that may include negotiations, mediation, and litigation. The firm's legal team is also experienced with stepparent adoptions and issues related to the Department of Children Services.

8787 Complex Dr Ste 130
San Diego, CA 92123

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Matthew S. Blado

Bickford, Blado, & Botros offers legal counsel and representation to clients in the San Diego metropolitan area. The firm aggressively fights for its clients in important legal battles such as divorce and child custody. It also handles administrative matters such as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as division of property. Managing partner Nancy J. Bickford is certified in family law by the State Bar of California - Board of Legal Specialization.

Del Mar Technology Center 12348 High Bluff Dr #220
San Diego, CA 92130

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Michelle Paul

The Law Office of Michelle Paul provides legal assistance to families and individuals in the San Diego area. The firm focuses on family law and takes on cases involving matters such as military divorce, child support, and father's rights. Attorney Michelle Paul has been practicing for more than 37 years and is experienced in providing compassionate legal assistance while aggressively protecting her clients' rights. She is admitted to practice in state and federal courts throughout California.

4918 N Harbor Dr Ste 204
San Diego, CA 92106

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Paul Jimenez Ryan

Ryan Family Law handles cases involving divorce and family law in the San Diego area. Attorney Ryan guides clients through the divorce or annulment process and handles related issues, including child custody and support, alimony, and division of property. He has experience in high-asset divorces as well as military divorces involving the division of military benefits. Attorney Ryan also represents clients in difficult cases pertaining to domestic violence and restraining orders. He is a veteran and trained mediator.

7676 Hazard Center Dr Ste 500
San Diego, CA 92108

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Puja Arun Sachdev

Sachdev Legal Group APC handles divorce and family law cases in the greater San Diego metro area. The firm assists clients with cases pertaining to divorce, legal separations, spousal and child support, custody and visitation, property division, and paternity issues. Attorney Sachdev and her team provide mediation and litigation services. The firm also has experience with cases pertaining to domestic violence and restraining orders. Attorney Sachdev is certified in family law and is a certified divorce financial analyst.

2851 Camino del Rio S Ste 430
San Diego, CA 92108

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Sami Haddad

The Law Office of Sam Haddad APC handles family law issues on behalf of clients in the San Diego area. The firm takes on cases of child custody, divorce, and legal separation, helping its clients to navigate the legal process during difficult times and fighting on their behalf to help them retain their rights. Attorney Sami Haddad has been recognized by Avvo and Super Lawyers. He is admitted to practice in all courts throughout California.

1744 6th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

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Scott Howard Finkbeiner

Wilkinson & Finkbeiner is a San Diego-based law firm that handles family law cases. The firm guides clients through the complexities of the divorce process and assists with all related issues, including child custody and support, alimony, paternity issues, and division of property as well as post-agreement modifications. Attorneys help to protect their clients' best interests in mediation or litigation. The firm also aids clients with pre and postnuptial agreements and stepparent adoptions. Attorney Finkbeiner is certified in family law.

7676 Hazard Center Dr Ste 625
San Diego, CA 92108

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Sharif Faust Lawyers

Since 2014, Sharif Faust Lawyers LTD has represented clients in the greater San Diego metro area. The firm handles cases pertaining to divorce, legal separations, and annulments as well as related issues, including division of property, child support, and alimony. Attorneys also assist clients with complex child custody cases involving move-away requests, supervised visitation, and regulated exchanges. The firm represents petitioners and respondents in issues pertaining to domestic violence and restraining orders.

110 W A St Ste 1100
San Diego, CA 92101

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Solomon Ward Seidenwurm & Smith

Solomon, Ward, Seidenwurm, & Smith is a full-service law firm representing clients in the greater San Diego area. Attorneys walk clients through the challenging process of divorce, annulments, and dissolution of domestic partnerships. They also assist with many related matters, including spousal and child support, custody, paternity, and division of property. Attorneys advocate for their clients' rights in mediation and litigation. Additionally, the firm aids clients with difficult cases involving domestic violence and restraining orders.

401 B St Ste 1200
San Diego, CA 92101

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Thomas Allan Kirby

Scott Family Law represents clients in the greater San Diego metro area. The firm has experience handling high-asset divorce cases for high-profile clients, including professional athletes, entertainers, and executives. Attorneys help clients navigate the complexities of the divorce, legal separation, or annulment process and assist with related issues involving child support, custody, move away orders, location of hidden assets, and business asset protection. Attorney James Scott has over 35 years of experience and is certified in family law.

5095 Murphy Canyon Rd Ste 127
San Diego, CA 92123

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Thomas Huguenor

The Law Office of Huguenor Mattis APC provides guidance in matters of family law to clients in San Diego and throughout its surrounding areas. The firm handles cases such as divorce, child custody, and alimony. Attorney Huguenor Mattis is certified as a family law specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization. He has received an AV-Preeminent peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been featured in Super Lawyers and San Diego Magazine.

4225 Executive Sq Ste 270
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Yelman & Associates

Yelman & Associates has been counseling clients in family-based legal matters since it opened its San Diego office in 1995. It handles everything from simple, uncontested divorces to complex dissolution situations involving business entities and high-asset cases. Mediation is a resolution option, with the legal team advocating for clients to create suitable parenting, financial, and property division plans out of court. In more sensitive situations, the firm can help clients in domestic violence and guardianship cases.

3333 Camino del Rio S Ste 140
San Diego, CA 92108

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Zephyr Savoy Hill

Operating since 2002, Goldberg Jones is a divorce and family law firm that exclusively represents men in the San Diego area. In addition to divorce, it handles cases such as paternity, child custody, alimony, and child support, fighting aggressively on behalf of fathers and other men to help them retain their rights throughout the legal process. Managing attorney Zephyr Hill is admitted to practice in state and federal courts throughout California.

3111 Camino del Rio N Ste 950
San Diego, CA 92108

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