Judy L. Burger is Certified by the California State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Family Law Specialist.*

What this means to Ms. Burger’s clients is that she has demonstrated an expertise in Family Law by passing an arduous test, being favorably evaluated by Judges she appears before and by attorneys familiar with her work. Additionally, Ms. Burger has demonstrated a high level of expertise in Family Law by the large number of court hearings she has participated in, trial experience, her work assisting parties in settlement conference, and the large number of hours of continuing education she has taken. *The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

Aggressive Astute and Smart Representation.

Judy L. Burger provides aggressive and astute representation in highly conflicted Family Law cases. She brings knowledgeable and practical experience to litigating and settling of Family Law cases.  She is known for her representation in High Conflict Custody Cases, Large Estate Property Division and Business Valuations. She also has a long history of representing Railroad employees, Police, Fire and Corrections personnel.  

Serving All Northern and Central California Counties:

Offices in San Francisco, Marin County, Oakland, Santa Barbara, Ventura/Oxnard, San Jose, Gold River (Sacramento) and Roseville offering representation for all Family Law matters including: custody, visitation, domestic violence, restraining orders, property division, business valuations, child and spousal support and more.  

Monterey, Carmel, Pebble Beach Coming Soon

Opening offices in Monterey County soon.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Will a California Judge Listen to My Child’s Preferences About Custody?

    Will a California Judge Listen to My Child’s Preferences About Custody?

    If you have ever wondered whether a judge will listen to your child’s preferences about custody or visitation, you are not alone. There is a short answer: Yes, under certain circumstances. However, there is much more to the story, and there are common misconceptions about the effect of the child’s preferences.

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  • Get Ready for Next Tax Year: How Does the IRS Treat Spousal Support?

    Get Ready for Next Tax Year: How Does the IRS Treat Spousal Support?

    If you are newly divorced or going through a divorce, you may be unsure how the Internal Revenue Service treats spousal support for tax purposes. Many people do not think about taxes until tax time rolls around. Of course, it is wise to be prepared on this issue, as receiving (or paying) spousal support will affect your tax bill and potentially lead to an underpayment that you will need to make up by April 15.

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  • The Basics of Domestic Partnerships in California

    The Basics of Domestic Partnerships in California

    California’s legal option for domestic partnerships remains intact for eligible partners who wish to “share one another’s lives in an intimate and committed relationship of mutual caring.” Domestic partnerships provide a viable alternative to marriage for those who meet the legal requirements.

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