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Firm Overview

Robbins Family Law was established in 2005.

Robbins Family Law focuses on: All aspects of family law including divorce, custody and support, pre-marital or post-marital agreements, paternity and palimony cases.

Main Office

Main
601 California St.
Suite 21000
San Francisco  CA  94108

Phone
  • (415) 788-5400
Fax
  • (415) 788-5455

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Free 45-minute initial consultation by phone or in person for Nolo referrals.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

This depends on the case.

Hourly Rates

$350 to $425 per hour, depending on the case.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
I am available after-hours by appointment.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I was initially hesitant to focus on family law cases. In an early case, I recognized that my client was left paying spousal support during a period when her husband would not work. This was clearly not fair, and I felt that I could help her change that arrangement, and did so. Then, I encountered a father who wanted to see his children more, but because his wife was angry that he'd filed divorce, she was interfering with his access to his children. Again, this was not fair, so I dove in to change that situation.

After these two cases, I realized that I was able to help people in some of the most important areas of their lives, and that that is extremely rewarding. Also, the practice is fast-paced and never dull!

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

An educated client is able to save fees on attorney time and is more able to stay focused on the overall goal of successful completion of the matter at hand.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I am happy to work as a consultant to self-represented litigants, in the right circumstances.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

I am happy to work as a consultant to self-represented litigants, in the right circumstances.

Kelly J. Robbins

I have five years of civil litigation experience following graduation from law school in 1991. I have been focusing exclusively on family law cases since 1996.

I have a natural empathy for people enduring difficult times and feel great satisfaction when they move past the uncertainties involved in family law matters.

My goal is to help people move past their family law matters with the least trauma to their emotions and finances.

Personal interests:

I enjoy horseback riding, reading mysteries and legal thrillers, hiking and an occasional yoga class.

License
  • Bar Number: 154297
    California , 1991
Education
  • University of San Francisco
    Juris Doctorate , 1991
    San Francisco, CA
  • San Francisco State University
    B.S. Political Science , 1988
    San Francisco, CA

Kelly J. Robbins

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