Family Law With A Focus On Your Needs And Goals
At Maggio Law, we understand how distressing it is to deal with the end of a marriage or related family matters. We also recognize that your situation is unique and will require specific strategies and solutions.
Our attorneys provide compassionate and customized representation for all facets of California family law. We welcome people from all walks of life, serving Irvine and the surrounding communities of Orange County.
Exclusive Focus On California Family Law
Maggio Law represents both men and women in family law actions. Our lawyers provide counsel and representation for the full spectrum of issues you may be dealing with:
Children And Families
- Child custody and parenting plans
- Child support and enforcement
- Paternity actions (when the parents were never married to each other)
- Interstate custody matters
- Domestic violence and restraining orders
- Post-divorce modification of custody, visitation or support
- Termination of spousal support or child support
- Adoption and stepparent adoptions
- Contested divorce and community property division
- Marital settlement agreements (uncontested divorce)
- Legal separation agreements
- Marriage annulment
- Alimony (spousal support)
- Prenuptial and postmarital agreements
- Domestic partnership and cohabitation agreements
When we take a case, we want to ensure we take the most practical approach to your family’s legal issue. We have the experience to guide you through the entire process and the knowledge to advise you and empower you through these challenging times.
Unsure About Hiring An Attorney?
You might be unsure about the involvement of an attorney to address your family law concerns. Below we share answers to some of the most commonly asked questions to empower your decision-making about hiring an attorney to assist you through the challenging situation you are facing.
When is the right time to hire a California family law attorney?
If you are considering divorce or any other legal actions, especially those involving minor children, you may want to seek legal advice as soon as you plan to start a legal action. An attorney can help you understand your options and what legal path could be more suitable according to your circumstances. An attorney can also become a vital source of support to make informed decisions through complex and emotional processes.
What qualities should you look for in a family lawyer?
The lawyer’s integrity should be one of the first qualities to consider, as you want your legal representative to represent your best interests at all times. It is essential to also consider the attorney’s experience inside and outside the courtroom. Next, you may want someone personable who understands your priorities and expectations and remains objective and honest about your options and potential outcomes.
What is the role of a family law attorney?
A family law attorney’s primary role is to represent clients’ best interests. As attorneys, we are also advisers and executors of legal strategies based on the client’s needs and expectations, and we keep a legal record of this process.
Helping Your Family Find The Way Forward
Our firm is aggressive when necessary while always attempting to find a successful resolution through negotiation or divorce mediation, to save our clients time and money in reaching a successful resolution. We will explain the stages and timeline of divorce so you know what to expect at each step. At all times, we represent our clients’ best interests and listens to their needs.