FAQ

In what areas of family law does Suzanne practice?

Suzanne focuses on complex divorce and family law cases, involving property division, business valuation, real estate, and complex custody and support matters. As an experienced and aggressive attorney, she is able to handle difficult situations and disputes between parties.

What is a Certified Family Law Specialist and how does that differ from a regular lawyer?

The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization certifies attorneys who demonstrate a high level of experience in all family law matters, including litigation. Attorneys must pass an extensive written exam, similar to passing the bar but focused entirely on family law and be recertified every five years.

Where in California does Suzanne practice family law?

Suzanne's office is located in Walnut Creek, and represents clients in Alameda County and Contra Costa County.

What if I've moved? Can Suzanne still represent me in legal matters?

Yes, Suzanne can still represent you in California family law matters in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties even if you have moved out of the state.

What are the benefits of hiring a solo attorney?

Clients benefit from an extremely high level of personal attention and dedication to their cases. Suzanne answers the phone, and promptly responds to all messages and emails. Clients work directly with her throughout their case, from the initial contact to the final resolution of their legal issue.

How do I find the right attorney for my case?

Especially in family law, it is vital to have a good relationship with your attorney. You will most likely be divulging information to them that is deeply personal, so a good rapport and high comfort level is vital to the success of your case.

Suzanne is selective in the cases she accepts, not only based on their complexity, but also on the comfort level between her and the client. Contact Suzanne to discuss your case and see if it is a good fit for her practice.