Best Divorce Lawyers in San Mateo

Why These Divorce Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Mateo 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. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

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

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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California Divorce Mediation

  • Mediation

California Divorce Mediation serves individuals in San Mateo and its neighboring communities. It is headed by lawyer David Magnuson, who strives to help his clients manage conflicts, analyze estate planning considerations, and arrange marital property divisions and compensations without going through long and expensive court processes. Through his divorce mediation services, he has settled over 600 cases. Magnuson also authored a book on divorce mediation entitled "Divorce for Grownups" and is a Certified Financial Planner.

345 Lorton Avenue
Burlingame, CA 94010


Valerie L. Patten, Esq.

  • Child Support
  • Child Custody

Valerie L. Patten, Esq., offers personalized legal services to clients in San Mateo. Patten sharpens her practice on family law and understands that it is about preserving a sense of protection, fairness, and relationships. She takes on divorce, parenting plans, child custody, conflict resolutions, and property division. Patten also handles divorce mediation services for clients not wanting to take their cases to court. Moreover, she extends her practice areas to fair allocation of community property assets and debts and domestic violence.

1690 Woodside Road
Redwood City, CA 94061


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