As the largest Family Law f rm in the greater Long Beach/South Bay area, BRANDMEYER GILLIGAN & DOCKSTADER, LLP (BGD) has the dedication and experience required to handle every type of family matter – from highly contested litigation to alternatives such as collaborative divorce and mediation. Specializing in complex family law matters, BGD has a proven track record of favorably resolving client cases through skilled negotiation and strong advocacy. It is the goal of BGD to offer personal attention to each client while providing the best family law legal representation whether the client chooses to pursue litigation, mediation or collaborative divorce. We are able to offer an exceptional level of availability and personal service to each of our clients, and we place great importance on communicating with and guiding our clients through the entire process.
Combining top-notch litigators with experts in non-litigation alternatives, BGD is one of the most well-rounded firms in the family law practice area in Southern California. For clients who prefer to resolve their matters outside of court, we have attorneys who specialize in non-litigation alternatives, such as mediation and collaborative practice. For cases that can only be handled in court, our litigation attorneys are highly skilled at negotiating settlements and producing positive trial outcomes, particularly in high-conflict cases.
With our office conveniently located in Long Beach, BGD is ready to assist you with your family law needs, including: marital dissolution and separation, child custody and visitation disputes, division of property/business valuation, child and spousal support, paternity disputes, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, domestic partnerships, and domestic violence.
We do not promise results that we cannot deliver.
Please contact our offices:
One World Trade Center, Suite 2150, Long Beach, CA 90831-2150
As one of the largest family law firms in the greater Long Beach/South Bay area, Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP’s office is conveniently located in Long Beach, California and is ready to assist you with your family law needs throughout Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties.
John Gilligan has written the following article and faqs:
- “What Are The Grounds For Divorce In California?”
- “Can I File For Divorce In California If I Was Married In Texas?”
- “How Soon Will I Be Divorced And Can I Shorten The Process?”
- “Ex Moved In With Her Boyfriend, Do I Still Have To Pay Child Support?”
- “We Can Resolve Everything Except Property Division”
- “The Effect Of A Prenuptial Agreement On A California Divorce”
- “Do Men Ever Receive Spousal Support In California?”
- “Can My Spouse File For Bankruptcy To Avoid Paying Child Support?”
- “When Will My Child Support End?”
- “Are Courts Still Reluctant To Grant Sole Custody To Fathers?”
- “Is An Inherited Summer Home Considered Separate Property?”
- “Am I Entitled To Social Security Benefits Via My Ex-Husband’s Record?”
- “Will I Lose Some Of My Pension As A Result Of Divorce?”
- “How Much Does Divorce Mediation Cost?”
- “What Is The Process Of Collaborative Divorce?”
- “Do I Need A Financial Advisor As Well As A Divorce Lawyer?”
- Are Bonuses Put Into One Spouse’s Account Considered Separate Property?
- “My spouse and I owned businesses for many years, but I’ve not been involved in the businesses. How so I make sure that I get my fair share as we go through our divorce?”
- “How can I keep my cost under control?”
- “I have known that my spouse has been involved in extramarital affairs, and now that we’re getting divorce I want to know if I can get back some of the money that he spent on his partners?”
- “My spouse wants to move out of the state and take our child, is there anything that can be done about that?”
- “I expect that I will be awarded alimony, how long can I expect to collect it for?”
- “Can I make my spouse sign a joint tax return if we divorce?”
- “Should I move out of the house, will it affect the results of my divorce?”
- “I’m considering hiring a lawyer who doesn’t come across as a good negotiator. Is that an important consideration when hiring a family lawyer?”
- “My ex-wife and her two kids moved in with her boyfriend. Do I still have to pay?”
- “Will my spouse’s stock options from his job be divided in our divorce?”
- “Should I sign a prenuptial agreement for my second marriage if we both have kids?”
Wendy K. Tse has written the following article and faqs:
- How is custody and visitation of our child(ren) determined?
- What are Interrogatories, and how might they apply in my divorce case?