Establishing paternity—the father of a child—is increasingly necessary in today’s non-traditional family structures. People who have not been touched by this issue might be surprised to know that it is not simply a matter of DNA testing. When a child is born to a married couple who reside together, the law presumes that the husband is the father. More and more often, however, children are born to couples who are not married. When this happens, a determination must be made as to the father of the child.continue reading
Northern California’s Family Law Firm
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 as a Judge Pro Temp, 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.
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Recent Blog Posts
Like most states, California provides for divorce on a “no fault” basis. This means that there is no need for a demonstration as to whom or what has caused a marriage to fail. Instead, a spouse initiating a divorce must only cite “irreconcilable differences.”continue reading
In any divorce, the value of the marital estate must be established before the parties can be allocated their rightful share. The value many assets is obvious, but that is not the case for real estate. This type of property must be assigned a value. Most often, an appraiser will be hired to perform a formal litigation and real estate appraisal.continue reading