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Family Law

Family Law

Our Services

Stearns Kim & Stearns is renowned throughout Los Angeles for its representation of clients in Family Law matters. The firm has been fortunate to represent a number of high profile individuals and executives but prides itself on being available to anyone in need of assistance.

The Family Law department of Stearns Kim & Stearns is managed by Ryan E. Stearns who is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the California State Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization and certified by the State of California as a Minor’s Counsel, representing children in highly contested custody cases. The firm handles both complex and simple Family Law matters involving issues such as:

  • Divorce/dissolution
  • Legal separation
  • Child support
  • Child custody
  • Visitation rights
  • Minor’s counsel cases
  • Termination of parental rights
  • Restraining orders
  • Guardianships
  • Property division
  • Business valuations
  • Spousal support and partner support
  • Determining income available for support
  • Modification of support
  • Name changes
  • Pre-nuptial agreements
  • Post-nuptial agreements
  • Cohabitation agreements

Our Approach

A divorce, separation or other Family Law matter can be one of the most emotional and difficult experiences through which an individual can go. Our firm has over 20 years of experience in working with its clients on how to deal, accept, and resolve these matters. The firm has a deep network of mental health and other professionals with whom it works to assist clients in coping with their Family Law matter.

Stearns Kim & Stearns believes that most Family Law cases should settle, and, for that reason, searches for solutions with its clients at the beginning of his or her case, with the objective being to resolve the case as soon as possible. However, if it becomes apparent that settlement is not possible, at least upfront, the firm’s lawyers are qualified, trained, and prepared to litigate for you, and have no hesitation doing so.

Our Expertise & Technology

The lawyers of the firm are renowned by most judges sitting in Los Angeles County Family Law courts and are known to cause opposing attorneys a great deal of unease and discomfort. The reason for this is because the lawyers of Stearns Kim & Stearns are educated on the up to date developments in Family Law, receive specialized training on trial techniques for Family Law cases, and have available and utilize the most recent technology so that they can present your case in the most persuasive manner.

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If you would like our help or have questions, please contact us.