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The Best Family Law Attorneys in Placer County CA Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire

Family law attorneys in Placer County CA bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are those divorce lawyers and family law attorneys that have exceeded the minimum California regulatory requirement. They are the ones proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for ability and value, and for whom our staff has called previous clients to verify high satisfaction with them for family law cases in Placer County CA, including for division of property, child support, child custody and visitation, pre-nuptial agreements, alimony, divorce mediation services and more.


Updated November 5, 2017

 The TOP 10 Divorce Lawyers & Family Law Attorneys in Placer County CA

Keegan & Myers Law Office
(916) 780-0440
6542 Lonetree Blvd
Rocklin, CA 95765

Areas Served: Placer County CA,Roseville CA,Rocklin CA,Lincoln CA,Granite Bay CA,Auburn CA,Loomis
Services: divorce mediation & arbitration,divorce lawsuits,legal separation,annulments

Paulsen & Davis Attorneys
(530) 885-9818
1147 High St
Auburn, CA 95603

Areas Served: Roseville California,Auburn CA,Placer County CA,Lincoln CA,Granite Bay CA,Rocklin CA,
Services: family law attorneys for divorce,alimony,child support,division of property

Denise L Dirks Law Offices
(916) 789-7186
6516 Lonetree Blvd
Rocklin, CA 95765

Areas Served: Auburn California,Roseville CA,Rocklin CA,Placer County CA,Lincoln CA,Granite Bay CA
Services: local lawyers for family law,marriage annulments,child & spousal support enforcement

Goodwin & Alexander
(530) 888-3848
1519 Lincoln Way # A
Auburn, CA 95603

Areas Served: Placer County CA,Roseville Calif,Auburn CA,Lincoln CA,Rocklin CA,Granite Bay CA
Services: divorce,domestic partnership dissolution,annulments,child visitation,child support

Roseville Legal Center
(916) 782-4529
108 Main St
Roseville, CA 95678

Areas Served: Lincoln CA,Placer County CA,Roseville CA,Rocklin CA,Granite Bay CA,Auburn California
Services: family law & divorce lawyers,alimony adjustment,child custody,arbitration services

Armstrong & Associates Law Firm
(530) 269-1515
200 Auburn Folsom Rd # 106
Auburn, CA 95603

Areas Served: Auburn CA,Placer County CA,Granite Bay CA,Lincoln CA,Rocklin CA,Roseville CA,Colfax
Services: lawyers for dissolution of marriage,FLARPL,child custody & shared custody agreements

The Best Family Law Attorneys in Placer County CA Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire 

Family law attorneys in Placer County CA are required to be licensed by the California State Bar simply as practicing attorneys, testing their knowledge of law, but not specifically in the specialty of family lawy.

So the California state bar license is no guarantee that any particular divorce lawyer is truly competent in divorce law specifically, is providing real value, or  satisfying clients.

This makes it significant that all family law attorneys in Placer County CA who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous clients to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record, verified state license, verified liability insurance, best business practices, and more.

Family Law Attorneys and Divorce Lawyers in Placer County CA
Whether or not the parties in a marriage have children, a divorce (or 'dissolution of marriage') is handled in a branch of thecourt system known as family law. Often, lawyers who specialize in helping people through divorce are known as family law attorneys, divorce attorneys, or both. 

In the world of family law, there are always at least two parties (occasionally more than that): basically husband and wife. Whereas in other areas of civil law the parties are known as plaintiff and defendant, in family law they are referred to as petitioner and respondent. Any family law or divorce attorneys are qualified to represent either party. In fact, there is little functional difference in the designations of petitioner and respondent. Whichever party makes the first request to the court for a dissolution or separation is the petitioner; he or she "petitions the court" and the other party "responds" to the petition. 

If there are children under the age of eighteen involved in your divorce, divorce lawyers or family law attorneys in Placer County will also be able to negotiate custody, visitation and support issues as a matter of course. Where divorcing parties are not fiercely divided over these issues, it is usually fine to negotiate an agreement and memorialize it through your respective counsel. If however, custody, visitation or support issues are contested, it may be best to be sure you have divorce lawyers or family law attorneys in Placer County  that specialize in custody disputes.

It is worth noting that in California, dissolutions of marriage are governed by a few rules that are good to familiarize yourself with before you consult with attorneys. California, and several other states, have "community property" laws which govern the way virtually all the money, property and objects that accumulate during a marriage will be divided in the event of divorce. The community property laws do not affect matters of custody or visitation if your dissolution involves minor children. Community property is a complicated subject, and your attorney will be able to explain how it will apply to your individual case. 

California is also known as a "no-fault" divorce state. That means any party can request a divorce and need not state any reason other than the catch-all: irreconcilable differences. Most jurisdictions strongly favor this type of policy for divorcing parties, because it avoids unpleasant accusations which must then be argued and/or proven in front of a tribunal. This means that many allegations which divorcing spouses might find relevant, if not extremely vexing, and which may or may not be true, are irrelevant. Good divorce attorneys in Placer County can explain how this will work in your individual case.

Finally, in California, a unique statute (Family Code Section 2033) allows either party in a divorce to retain counsel, irrespective of that party's ability to pay a retainer or fees. If you are demonstrably unable to produce the requisite funds to retain counsel, a family law or divorce attorney may agree to accept a partial interest in your house instead. These agreements are liens against an asset that many divorcing people have, a house, condo or other ownership of land. These liens are called family law attorney's real property liens, or FLARPL. An encumbrance (debt) for this purpose attaches only to the encumbering party's interest in the real property.

Some Family Law Attorneys in Placer County Are Much Better than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these divorce lawyers in Placer County CA: Armstrong & Associates Law Firm, Goodwin & Alexander, Paulsen & Davis Attorneys, Roseville Legal Center, Denise L Dirks Law Offices, Keegan & Myers Law Office. Other family law attorneys in Placer County CA who might still be in business include: .





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