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CALIFORNIA’S NORTHERN TO CENTRAL COAST 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 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

  • New Law in California Addresses Date of Separation

    New Law in California Addresses Date of Separation

    When a marriage or domestic partnership fails, the parties are immediately confronted with a number of issues, not the least of which is how to separate physically. Typically, there is an initial intimate separation that then morphs into a physical separation.

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  • A Way to Secure Payment of Future Child Support: Court-Ordered Asset Deposit

    A Way to Secure Payment of Future Child Support: Court-Ordered Asset Deposit

    Divorced parents sometimes have a hard time collecting child support payments on a regular basis. The obligated spouse may or may not pay on time and may even go for extended periods of time without making the ordered payments. This can place a severe hardship on the spouse who shoulders the parenting responsibilities. Fortunately, California state law provides an option for that parent to force her ex-spouse to live up to his obligation.

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  • Can I Be Held Liable for Debts My Spouse Incurred if I Didn't Know about Them?

    Can I Be Held Liable for Debts My Spouse Incurred if I Didn’t Know about Them?

    Spouses sometimes come into a marriage with debt and also separately incur debt during the course of the marriage. Sometimes these liabilities are known by the non-incurring spouse, and sometimes they are not. The basic rule in California is that both parties are liable for any debt accumulated during the marriage but before separation. This is true whether or not one of the parties even knew it was incurred.

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