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2016: Divorce: Find the Best San Diego Divorce, Paternity or Legal Separation Attorney for Your Case: Resources Below

California State Bar Certified Lawyer Referral Services for Paternity, Legal Separation and Divorce Cases

Whether your issue is alimony, child custody, child visitation, child support, division of assets, divisions of debts or any others, this is one of the best ways to find an attorney who is qualified. The bar panels screen for experience and many other factors. Many San Diego divorce law firms, including Doppelt and Forney, APLC are on the San Diego Lawyer Referral Services which are certified by the State Bar. As a resource, below are the links to three of the websites however, before you use, make sure to verify link and business. As of the date of the writing of this article, these services were certified.

San Diego County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service. There is a tab at top for a lawyer referral.


North County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service


Attorney Search Network


Review Rating With San Diego Better Business Bureau

This is a business standard nationally and also locally in San Diego. This is an independent agency which rates business’ of all types including law firms. As an additional resource, the link for the San Diego BBB is below. As above, verify link and business. Doppelt and Forney, APLC is a member of the San Diego BBB and, in 2015, had an A+ rating for the entire year.


Choose a Local San Diego Law Firm

Many make the mistake of hiring a law firm which is not in San Diego County. This is not the best strategy as most family law attorneys charge by the hour and traveling time can get very expensive. Also, in most cases, it is very valuable to have an attorney who has appeared in court before the Judge your case is assigned to in the past. In this way, you can get realistic expectations, as much as possible, not only in California community property law but also how the Judge in your case may rule in specific fact patterns. Doppelt and Forney, APLC is a local San Diego Law firm and located in Rancho Bernardo {which is part of San Diego City} and [almost] equal in distant from the court houses in San Diego downtown and Vista however also have cases in Chula Vista and El Cajon.

Interview at Least Three Attorneys Before Making a Decision

Hiring a lawyer is not like buying a car. No matter which dealership you go to buy a car, you will get the same product. An attorney is a service and not a product. As such, personalities do matter and you need to choose an attorney who you will get along with and who will give you the personal service you expect and are entitled to. It is a good idea to bring a list of your questions and your goals for the initial consultation. Also, make sure to ask whether the consultation is no charge or charge and how long the consultation is for.

Doppelt and Forney, APLC Offers a Free In-Person or Virtual Consultation With a Licences California Attorney up to 30 Minutes at Their Office to Discuss Your Individual Case With No Stress

If you are a parent and/or spouse in a legal separation, divorce or paternity case in San Diego County, please feel free to call the office to set your individual appointment. At this time, you and the attorney can discuss strategies and techniques to protect your rights and try and obtain your legal goals. The office is conveniently located off I-15 and Bernardo Center Drive and free parking available. Their phone number is 858-312-8500.

Client Reviews
Dear Roy, I would like to thank you and all team members as well as office staff for helping me defend in this case. It has been a difficult time for me during the last couple of weeks, and now because of this success result, I am able to move forward with my new chapter of life, even a little late at this age!!! Again with much appreciation, I wish you all to continue to do the same with a big heart as it was with me, in helping those who are in need of your professional services. W.
Thank you for your time and energy on this case, you took so much of the worry away from me! I appreciate all of your help. I will use and recommend you to other in the future. T.S.
I want to take this time to thank you and your staff for an outstanding job with my case to terminate spousal, you are an excellent attorney Roy, and your staff is very professional and considerate to my questions and concerns of my case. Thank you very much again. T.Y.
I wanted to say how much I appreciate your help and advice in regards to my name change. Your assistance during this time has been invaluable. Thank you again. M.J.