11. Ruben Law Firm
Our family law clients range from individuals (adults and minor children) to couples to families. We serve clients of all income levels, from low-income families to those with high net worth.
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12. San Francisco Divorce Lawyer - The Law Offices of Rosanna L. Chenette
Divorce disturbs every facet of our daily lives from our relationship with our children to our performance at work. It manages to cloud our thinking and preoccupy our thoughts. Even the strongest among us can fall prey to this emotional vortex of vulnerability caused by divorce. During these highly charged emotional times, it is crucial to have a strong, committed, and intelligent attorney protecting your legal rights and pursuing your objectives. Having an attorney to meet your legal needs gives you less to worry about and more time to focus on the healing and renewal process. Yes, most people get through this rough period in their lives and so will you.
Rosanna is a problem solver who is committed to providing you legal representation in a humanistic manner by giving you and your case her utmost attention. She accomplishes this goal by deliberately placing a limitation on the number of new clients she accepts each month. Such a limitation enables her to truly devote herself to her clients and to represent their best interests.
Should you ever feel lost or confused about a matter, do not hesitate to call her as Rosanna believes that communication between a client and lawyer should be open and honest. One should never avoid calling a lawyer for fear of the legal fees that might be incurred; for that reason, Rosanna does not charge for the first 15 minutes of a phone call.
Rosanna provides a client-centered practice with a keen emphasis on the maintenance of low fees. She is able to maintain low fees because she passes her low overhead costs onto her clients. She is able to save thousands of dollars by utilizing the latest technology innovations, such as, state of the art software programs and by working from her home office and using her shared office space for meetings with clients, co-counsel, and other involved professionals. Her executive office suite includes many experienced support staff who work as independent contractors for her and her clients on an as needed basis.
The services at her client-centered practice include all aspects of family law with emphasis placed on divorce and divorce-related problems. She can draft agreements such as pre-marital agreements, post-marital agreements, marital settlement agreements, ovum freezing contracts, surrogacy contracts, ovum donor contracts, and domestic partnership agreements. She will represent your needs in matters of child custody, child support, and spousal support, commonly referred to as alimony. She also can represent you in matters of adoption, such as, stepparent adoption, second-parent adoption, and embryo adoption.
At times her services may render her to coordinate various professionals in order to protect and guard your legal interests. She may use, for instance, divorce coaches, accountants, appraisers, and possibly child specialists. She also may be retained to simply assist with completing forms and preparing you for mediation. She encourages her clients who are going through an uncontested divorce to use collaborative law techniques.
Every step of the way through the legal maze of divorce, Rosanna will be there to guide, counsel, and safeguard your legal interests; she will also keep a watchful eye for those who may attempt to take advantage of you. She will strive to keep you informed and up-to-date and she will strive to keep the channels of communication open. She will prepare you for all aspects of the divorce process. She firmly believes that communication, knowledge, and preparation are the means to success in any endeavor especially divorce.
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13. San Francisco Lawyers, Family Law
We are experienced as attorneys and mediators in all types of family law matters, ranging from simple consultations to extensively litigated matters. We are committed to serving a diverse range of clients from all economic and ethnic backgrounds. Our experience includes:
All Aspects of Dissolution of Marriage and Legal Separation:
Division and Allocation of Community and Separate Property Assets and Debts, including:
Employee Stock Option and Stock Purchase Rights and Benefits
Employee Retirement, Deferred Compensation, and Pension Rights.
Business Ownership Including Start Up Companies
Family Residences and Real Estate Investments
Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Fund Portfolios
Child Custody and Visitation Matters, including:
Temporary and Permanent Custody and Visitation Issues.
Change of Residence and Relocation Matters
Child and Spousal Support Matters
Calculation and Determination of Guideline Child Support.
Spousal and Family Support
Pre-Nuptial and Post Nuptial Agreements
Domestic Partner and Cohabitation Proceedings.
Paternity and Adoption Matters.
Domestic Violence and Abuse Matters.
Throughout a family law matter, we assist our clients develop the best available legal and financial structure for a new direction in their lives. We are experienced in working with both economic data and psychological factors. Our initial approach, whenever feasible, is to resolve matters as amicably as possible through negotiation and compromise. However when this is not possible, we work with clients to develop and advocate the best possible presentations in court. Because family law matters are a potential breeding ground for intense and destructive conflict, we endeavor to conduct ourselves in a professional manner to minimize exacerbation of conlict. In "high conflict" cases.we assist our clients set appropriate, but firm boundaries in dealings with the other party , stay focused on practical priorities, and avoid self-defeating patterns in making choices among legal options.
Some matters involve actual or alleged domestic abuse or violence. In such matters, our approach is to seek appropriate protective orders to contain abuse and to deal responsibly with inflammatory allegations.
When children are involved, we help our clients stay alert to the impact of the divorcing process and parental conflict on children. Our approach is to help our clients structure effective custodial and visitation arrangements that address the best interests of the childtren and provide for healthy and appropriate post-divorce co-parenting when possible.
In developing legal strategy, we are mindful of the need to be cost effective and to minimize the utilization of expensive legal processes. We maintain close communication with clients concerning legal expenses and endeavor to supply cost implications of alternative legal options.
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