San Fernando Family Law Attorney

Cutter & Lax Attorneys at Law Helps Families through Tough Times

Are you facing a divorce? Is your family interested in adopting a child?

If you are dealing with any area of family law, it is imperative that you get a knowledgeable lawyer on your side.

At Cutter & Lax Attorneys at Law, we provide the reliable legal assistance our clients deserve.

We have more than 30 years' collective experience.

In addition, our firm boasts an attorney who is board certified in family law; we understand how complex these cases can be and dedicate our expertise to helping our clients protect their best interests.

Your family in San Fernando Valley is essential, so never settle for less when protecting what you love most.

Family issues can be sensitive and require the expertise of a dedicated and experienced legal professional.

You and your family can trust the hardworking and reputable family law attorneys at Cutter & Lax.

We have years of experience assisting Southern California in an array of family matters.

Call (818) 839-2533 Today to Talk to Our Attorneys!

Cases We Handle

Family Law
The legal area of family issues can incorporate a wide range of situations.

From dissolving marriages to adopting a new child into a family, these legal situations are typically emotionally charged and complex.

Therefore, it is imperative to get a knowledgeable attorney involved as soon as possible.

The idea of ending a marriage is never a simple one—let alone when the law gets involved.

At our San Fernando office, we know what you're facing, and we are ready to do everything possible to ensure our clients get the help they deserve.

You can trust that we will do everything to represent your best interests.

Legal Separation
In some cases, a married couple may be looking to split, but a separation is not an option for them.

Often, this is due to religious concerns or from another personal reason to keep the legal status of marriage.

In these situations, we can help you explore a legal separation.

If you are looking to go beyond a separation and instead want to make it as if the marriage never existed, our family law attorneys can help you seek an annulment.

If this is achieved, the law will view the marriage as nullified—it will be as if it never happened at all.

Property Division
In the state of California, divorces are dealt with using community property laws. This means that property acquired during the marriage will be "community property," unless it was specified for one person.

This can complicate property division—let our attorneys step in and help.

Child Custody
One of the most delicate issues dealt with in any split is determining who will be awarded custody.

We know how important protecting your family is and you can trust we will do everything possible to come up with a solution that suits you and your child(ren).

Child Support
Disputes regarding who should pay child support and how much should be paid can get heated.

If you are looking for someone who will help ensure your rights are fully protected, you need not look any further. Contact us today!

Spousal Support
When finances are brought into any legal family issue case, it can get ugly fast.

No matter if you are seeking alimony payments or being asked to pay an exorbitant amount, it is extremely important you get a knowledgeable lawyer on your side who you can trust to fight for you.

If you were not awarded full custody of your children, it is likely you will have a lot of questions about what your parental visitation rights will be.

Our law attorneys can outline what you are expecting and help you to determine the best course of action to a fair visitation schedule.

The establishment and disestablishment of paternity can play a pivotal role in any family case—from child custody and support to determining visitation rights.

No matter whether you and the other parent are married, divorced, separated, or have never been married, we can help.

Just because the court has issued an order does not mean it is permanent.

In fact, there are several ways you can go about getting an order modified—no matter whether you are seeking changes to pre- or postnuptial agreements, or even child support and custody agreements.

Move Away Cases
Life happens. You shouldn't feel as if it is impossible to move away.

Our attorneys can help you to handle the complexities of a move away case—making it possible for you to relocate, while still maintaining a good relationship with your children and having adaptive court agreements.

Domestic Violence
All too often, family cases can be complicated by domestic violence. If you or loved one(s) are suffering from this type of abuse, our lawyers can help.

By helping to protect your family, we can also take the necessary steps to make sure that your case proceeds smoothly and safely.

Are you looking to grow your family?

At our law office, we know the legalities that surround the adoption process and we are prepared to go above and beyond in our efforts to helping you move forward.

No matter whether you are a stepparent, grandparent, or not related at all, we can help you.

High-Quality Family Representation

Are you looking for a lawyer in San Fernando Valley? No matter the exact nature of your case, we encourage you to get the involvement of our firm as soon as possible.

As you can see, our areas of practice are widely diverse—from helping with adoptions to helping divorcing couples, our law office as the talent to handle it all.

We have more than 30 years of experience that we are ready to put to work for you.

No case is too much for our law office in San Fernando to handle.

Feel free to watch our legal family videos, or browse our blog and read through testimonials from satisfied clients.

Our San Fernando office provides reputable counsel in both English and Spanish.

We understand this time in your life can be difficult, which is why we aim to provide our clients with representation they can rely on and valuable information that may assist them through their legal complications.

If you are in the Southern California area, including the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valley, do not hesitate to contact Cutter & Lax to receive quality representation.

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