Divorce Lawyers Pleasanton CA
In California, it may seem tempting to try to divorce on your own. But foregoing the advice of an experienced divorce attorney can actually end up costing more money and time in the long run.
At Law Offices of John A. Guthrie, we have seen far too many clients trying to save money handling their own case. In the end, clients often end up spending much more time and money hiring a divorce lawyer to sort out the legal chaos. We are committed to securing your rights with cost-effective legal services the first time around.
Comprehensive Service, Effective Solutions
If you are considering a divorce or have received divorce papers, you are dealing not just with legal issues, but with emotional ones, as well. You need a divorce attorney who can effectively advocate for your interests throughout the process. At the Law Offices of John A. Guthrie, our legal team will help you address your legal needs, so you can focus on your emotional concerns.
We Collaborate With Other Professionals To Meet Your Needs
We will take the time to explain the factors the courts consider when making child custody decisions. Often the toughest decisions in a divorce are child custody and visitation schedules. If necessary, we work with investigators and psychologists in establishing important facts to reach a resolution that meets the best interests of the children.
When it comes to property division, we are committed to ensuring you receive a fair property award. In divorces that involve complex asset portfolios, such as stock options, closely-held businesses, vacation properties or valuable art or jewelry collections, it may become necessary to work with experts to make reach a correct valuation. California follows a community property approach, which we can explain in more detail in regards to your unique situation.
Is An Amicable Solution Possible?
When you and a former spouse want to limit conflict, collaborative divorce provides a tool. We can discuss the collaborative law model with you, which is designed to address your legal needs outside of litigation.
Our law firm also offers mediation as a cost-effective service for settling family law disputes.