Diamondstone Law Office

The Diamondstone Law office helps people find solutions that work in Family Law, Employment Law and Small Business Law.

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Firm Overview

The Diamondstone Law Office helps people with discrimination on account of race, religion, national origin, sex discrimination and sexual harassment, age and disability discrimination. She also handles unpaid wage claims and CalOSHA Retaliation Claims.

In Family and Divorce law practice , Susan Diamondstone focuses on helping families find solutions that work. She is committed to helping people find solutions for themselves and their families. Family Law is the major focus of her law practice. She handles child custody, child visitation, child support, and spousal support. The Diamondstone Law Office can help with modification of child custody and visitation, and modification of child and spousal support. This firm can also assist you with working out Marital Property Settlement, and the division of community property, including community owned businesses, in divorce.



In family law, she represents clients with both complex and simple dissolution cases, where they are seeking to end a marriage and deal with child support, spousal support and child custody and visitation. The Diamondstone Law Office can also help with valuing and dividing Marital Property, and in working out Property Settlements, including valuation and division of community property businesses.

Main Office

Main
555 Veterans Boulevard
Suite 105
Redwood City  CA  94063

Phone
  • (650) 216-9949
  • (408) 930-2128

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Half Hour Free Consultation in Family Law. After first half hour regular hourly rates apply.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

In some criminal defense cases such as domestic violence cases, She does offer services on a flat fee basis. However, the fee depends on the complexity of the case. The flat fee in such cases is based on an initial client interview.

Mastercard, VISA and Discover cards are accepted.

Hourly Rates

$300 per hour in Family and Employment Law. Sliding fees may be available in Family Law for low income clients after screening.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For emergency after hours, please call (650) 566-1422

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

French

Other Offices

  • Second

    Second
Family
With a focus on Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, the Diamondstone Law Office helps families working through dissolution of marriage, and post-dissolution issues in Child Custody and Visitation, and Enforcement of Decrees.
Susan Diamondstone has been admitted to practice in California since 1984. She received her Law Degree from the University of California at Davis. Her practice focuses on Family Law. She can help both in the initial dissolution of marriage action, and in enforcing or modifying orders for child custody and visitation, child support and spousal support after the divorce. Her goal is to find solutions that work for families.

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

To help people find solutions that work for them and their families, both at home and at work.

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

I support clients in helping them understand the legal, factual, and procedural issues in their cases. I try and encourage my Family Law clients to manage and control costs in their case by doing at least some of the legal work on factual issues, so they have a better and stronger case with less expense.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I work with clients to draft effective documents. I do not provide unbundled legal services.

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

I offer half hour free initial consultations to help clients understand what kinds of challenges they face in Family Law. I provide initial screening interviews by telephone in Employment Law cases before setting an initial meeting.

Susan G. Diamondstone

Susan Diamondstone has worked as an attorney for the Office of District Counsel to the Internal Revenue Service in San Diego, and in both large and small law firms in California since she was admitted to practice. She was admitted to practice in California in 1984.

Bringing life experience to family law gives her a better understanding of people and the challenges of each stage of life. She have been in practice since 1984 and she has broad experience in both family law, and related areas of law, business law, real estate, employment law, and criminal defense.

She works for her clients best interest. She tries to bring compassion and commitment to serving her clients. She tries to understand the people she meets in her cases and she seek solutions that work for her clients.

Personal interests:

Her hobbies and recreations are quilting, playing with her dog and participating in social activities in the community. She also enjoys visiting museums and going to the theater.

License
  • Bar Number: 114775
    California , 1984
Education
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Hall, University of California at Davis
    Juris Doctorate , 1984
    Davis, CA
    Environmental Moot Court.
  • Stanford University
    Master of Arts in History - Early Modern Europe , 1970
    Palo Alto, CA
    Renaissance and Reformation History

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