Find a family law attorney in Riverside, CA

Find family law attorneys in Riverside, CA

Find family law attorneys in Riverside, CA

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Top 10 family law attorneys in Riverside, CA

Clients agree: these Riverside family law attorneys are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
By The Law

By The Law

New on Thervo
Offers online services
4 hires on Thervo
3+ years in business
Serves Riverside, CA
We have been successfully serving the California community for over 30 years, and our team of experienced attorneys specializes in a wide range of legal areas. Our track record of winning cases and achieving favorable outcomes for our clients speaks for itself. We have helped countless individuals just like you navigate complex legal matters effectively. As your Attorneys, we will provide you with 1) Personalized Attention: "Unlike other firms, we understand that every legal issue is unique, and we provide personalized attention to each case. Our attorneys take the time to listen to your concerns, understand your goals, and develop a custom
Consumer Litigation Law Center, APC

Consumer Litigation Law Center, APC

5.0Exceptional(5)
Top Pro
Offers online services
10 hires on Thervo
12+ years in business
Serves Riverside, CA
Russel A. says, "Michael the office manager described how the process would work and made sure that we understood the requirements involved " Read more
Law Office Of Chris T. Nguyen, APC

Law Office Of Chris T. Nguyen, APC

5.0(2)
Offers online services
6 hires on Thervo
8+ years in business
Serves Riverside, CA
Peggy H. says, "Mr. Nguyen was very professional and listened to my concerns regarding divorce and legal matters. Mr. Nguyen took time to speak to me on a Sunday even though its not his normal working hours when I reached out to him regarding my legal issues. I have retained Mr. Nguyen and hes great, professional and courteous and works hard for his clients. I will highly recommend Mr. Nguyen to anyone seeking legal problems or advice." Read more
Sánchez Siqueiros Law

Sánchez Siqueiros Law

4.7(3)
Offers online services
10 hires on Thervo
12+ years in business
Serves Riverside, CA
Franklin S. says, "We are working together very well and I have high exceptions. My confidence lever for a good outcome is high. " Read more
Law Offices Of Brad Lee Axelrod

Law Offices Of Brad Lee Axelrod

New on Thervo
Offers online services
34+ years in business
Serves Riverside, CA
Client deals with me, I am readily reachable between 8 am to 10 pm I get paid, I work for myself-I can say no!
Lavelle Law Group, APC

Lavelle Law Group, APC

New on Thervo
Offers online services
Serves Riverside, CA
Experienced Law firm emphasizing one on one represetation of our clients needs to achieve the best results in a cost effective strategy

Your Family Law Attorney questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thervo.

How much is a family law attorney?

A family law attorney charges $200 to $500 per hour, depending on the location, their experience level, and the services included. Some charge a flat fee for simple services, like drawing up basic, uncontested divorce papers.

Contested divorces, custody cases, or asset arrangements often take longer and cost more to settle. These cases often go to trial and require the attorney to spend time to prepare evidence and arguments, which increases the final cost.

Most firms charge by the hour, but some have contingency fees instead. This means that they receive a percentage of any money awarded at the end of the case and won't charge you anything until then. Some attorneys charge a $500 to $5,000 retainer fee, which is paid in advance.

What is a family law attorney?

A family law attorney handles cases that involve domestic issues and family relationships. These attorneys advocate for their clients and mediate in complex cases. Common court cases or specialties might include:

  • Divorce
  • Prenups
  • Child custody
  • Child support or alimony
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship
  • Domestic violence
  • Child abuse
  • Restraining orders

Do family law attorneys manage divorce?

Yes, family law attorneys manage divorce cases. However, a family law attorney can only represent one spouse during the divorce. Uncontested divorces are relatively simple, especially when the couple is childless, and often only include drawing up paperwork and dividing property.

Contested divorces are more difficult, expensive, and complicated because there are more negative emotions involved. An attorney helps mediate during disputes about custody, child support, alimony, assets, and debts.

Do I need a family law attorney?

Simple court filings or name changes can be handled without a family law attorney. Otherwise, it may be best to have an experienced attorney on your side for important cases involving divorce, custody, adoption, or abuse. Without an attorney, the case may take longer or have an undesirable outcome.

How do I prepare to meet with a family law attorney?

Prepare to meet with a family law attorney by gathering the appropriate documents. These will vary depending on the case but typically include:

  • Birth certificates
  • Bank statements
  • Tax returns
  • Employment information
  • Mortgage data

How do I choose a family law attorney?

Browse our list of attorneys, then:

  • Get 3 or more free estimates to compare.
  • Read reviews and cases on Thervo and Google.
  • Choose an experienced attorney who has passed the bar.
  • Pick someone who is professional and is serious about your needs.
  • Consider the distance between their office and your home.
  • Get a written estimate before casework starts.
  • Avoid making large payments up front.

After asking questions, hire the best family law attorney in your area.

What questions should I ask family law attorneys?

When searching for attorneys near you, consider the following questions:

  • How long have you been practicing family law?
  • When did you pass the bar?
  • How many similar cases have you worked on?
  • Is your current caseload light enough to take me on?
  • Based on my situation, how long do you think it will take to settle my case?
  • Do you have a flat rate or hourly rates?
  • Will you give me an estimate or contract in writing?

Reviews for Riverside family law attorneys

Recent success stories from people in the Riverside area.
Ruel M.
Effective, timely and pleasant
Consumer Litigation Law Center, APC
Ben L.
I've been shopping around and most people I talk to are charging an arm and a leg. They also talk about money before they ask me about my situation and what I need. It's quite rare at Benari and Nguyen they actually care and advise on what would be best for your situation. It's hard to find people out there actually trying take time to consult with you on what will be best for you, not how they can make they can make the most money off of you. Also, very affordable prices. I highly recommend my attorney Chris. He's been great with all my BK needs and happy to answer questions.
Law Office of Chris T. Nguyen, APC
Martha Catalina H.
Honest, reliable, reasonable and extremely professional.
Sánchez Siqueiros Law
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