The Law Offices of Ethan M. Weisinger, Inc.

The Law Offices of Ethan M. Weisinger, Inc.

In 2017, The Law Offices of Ethan M. Weisinger was created with the belief that we can make a real difference by helping people going through the worst moments in their lives. We ensure clients get results without spending a lot.

Firm Overview

Our divorce lawyers at The Law Offices of Ethan M. Weisinger, Inc are motivated by helping clients through the most difficult times in their lives. We strive to do what is best for you and your family.

Our team consists of highly skilled litigators with the prowess to effectuate settlement whenever possible to minimize any financial or untimely straining from unnecessary court battles. We pride ourselves on liberating our clients from the chaos of divorce and back into moving forward with their lives with a rediscovered sense of peace.

We know that nothing is more important to you than safeguarding the wellbeing of your children. As child custody specialists, we are here to protect your family dynamic and aggressively do all that is needed to ensure that you get a proper timeshare with your children. We specialize in helping clients prepare for Family Court Services Mediation. We know the Child Custody Recommending Counselors as well as the County Judges. We are here to zealously fight for our clients in order to get their children out of difficult situations and back into stable environments.

Our family law attorneys are also child support specialists. Our team has the knowledge, experience, and prowess to aggressively represent our clients in any child support matter. The Department of Child Support Services works with our attorneys to guarantee that our clients get a fair result. We accommodate our clients by presenting a compelling case to achieve the proper level of child support.

Our spousal support attorneys specialize in working with the often-misconstrued Family Code Section 4320 factors. During litigation, we use Dissomaster to calculate the proper level of spousal support. However, at the time of a Divorce Judgment, we shift our focus towards presenting a solid case for our clients to demand that the right amount of support is paid. This is a complex issue with many layers, and we are a team with the experience level and tenacity that you will need in your corner.

Our Walnut Creek divorce attorneys also specialize in the dissolution of same-sex marriages. We support the LGBT community and have affiliations with Lambda Legal and the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR). Today there is no such thing as gay divorce. Thanks to the California Legislature, there is only divorce. Nevertheless, it is often important to have an attorney who knows how to help litigate the issues unique to the LGBT community. Our attorneys diligently stay up-to-date on the ever-changing laws for the LGBT community and we are prepared to help you and your family get through the divorce process or dissolving your domestic partnership.

Our attorneys are Certified as Family Law Specialists by the California State Bar Association. We are also recommended by the Better Business Bureau, by Avvo.com, and are peer-endorsed by family law attorneys in the East Bay Area.

Here at the Law Offices of Ethan M Weisinger, your family comes first.

Main Office

Main Office
1600 South Main St
Suite 185
Walnut Creek CA 94596

Phone

(925) 258-2020

Fax

(925) 930-0212

Fees

Hourly Rates

$425/hr

Office Information

Office Hours

9:00 A.M. till 5:00 P.M.

Office Manager

Clint Higgins

Emergency After Hours

Yes

Languages Spoken

English and Spanish

Family

Whether you have children or not, divorce and separations consist of many aspects and areas, from child/spousal support, visitation, domestic violence, etc.. Our attorneys are highly skilled at helping clients with all facets of family law cases.

Our attorneys will help you in complying with the required paperwork, the mandatory disclosures, get custody of your children (if applicable), get support figured out (if applicable), divide property, handle reimbursement issues, and many other additional family law related items.

Child Custody

We create custody and visitation plans tailored to your family and assist you in getting court orders that promote your children's interests. Our knowledgeable attorneys can help you get the custody schedule you desire.

We strive to ensure that each parent is loving and supportive to the children. Court cases involving custody can occur on their own or in combination with Divorce or in combination with Domestic Violence cases.

Our attorneys encourage collaborative parenting whenever possible.

Divorce

Divorce occurs at the worst times imaginable. There is a better way to get on with your life. Our Certified Family Law Specialists specialize in getting clients through their divorce.

Divorce has never been easy. People feel abandoned, angry, alone, and all too often they can be vengeful. Bank accounts get closed, funds transferred, credit cards overcharged to their limits. And, of course, children all too often get caught in the middle of it all. There is a way to ensure that your children transition to happy homes, to receive your share of the joint property, to not overpay on your support, and to get this painful time in your life over and completed. Our firm will help you move onto the next chapter in your life.

Divorce Mediation

Our Mediators specialize in working with both parties to inform them of the law and get the parties quickly through the divorce and custody processes in a non-adversarial manner.

Our attorneys are highly effective litigators who fight for the right results. We fight for fair property division and fair levels of spousal and child support.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

We believe that we can make a real difference by helping people when they are going through one of the worst moments of their lives, the dissolution of a family. We ensure that our clients get the results they seek, without spending more than necessary.

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

Going through a divorce can be hard. Not only are you dealing with emotional overload, but you also need to deal with the court system. We believe that everyone should have a basic understanding of of what is involved in any family law issue. There are a lot of resources available to help educate yourself. Our attorneys frequently write articles and blogs on our website (www.wcfamilyattorney.com) pertaining to commonly asked questions.

How frequently does your firm use mediation, arbitration, or collaborative law to resolve cases?

If you and your soon-to-be-ex are on speaking terms, you should discuss the possibility of family law mediation. We understand that sometimes, clients are not on good terms with their ex-spouse, therefore our mediators will help both parties and inform them of the law to help get the parties quickly through the processes in a non-adversarial manner.

Is your firm willing to help a client with one discrete part of a case, without taking on the whole case?

Yes, we can represent you on what's known as a Limited Scope basis. You will sign a Notice of Limited Scope retainer, which allows us to represent you in court just for that one issue. If you need us to represent you beyond the limited scope, we can sign another retainer with you.

Ethan Weisinger

The Law Offices of Ethan M. Weisinger, Inc.

Ethan M. Weisinger is a California Certified Family Law Specialist working in all the Bay Area Counties. From 2010 through 2016, Ethan was a partner at Walnut Creek Family Law Center, Inc., working as a family law specialist. As a Contra Costa Family Law Lawyer and an Alameda County Family Law Lawyer, Ethan knows and maintains professional working relationships with the majority of local attorneys, which has enabled him to effectively settle cases and reach resolutions whenever possible.

Ethan graduated with honors from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo with a degree of co-majors in English and Political Science. Ethan spent a year clerking for Walnut Creek Family Law Center while studying and taking the LSAT. Ethan graduated with honors from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, with an emphasis in Trial Litigation in 2010.

In 2016, Ethan passed the California State Specialist Examination and became a Certified Family Law Specialist. Ethan aggressively represents clients in all conventional family law matters, as well as dissolution of Registered Domestic Partnerships and Same-Sex Marriages. Ethan has the unique ability to work closely with his clients on a personal level, ensuring that the clients get the results they seek.

Ethan is also one of the few Contra Costa Divorce Mediators and has a reputation for working with divorcing couples to help do what is best for the client's, their children, and the community estate.

Ethan created The Law Offices of Ethan M. Weisinger, Inc with the belief that he can make a real difference by helping people when they are going through the worst moments of their lives.Ethan's altruistic goal is to help clients get through the complicated divorce and/or child custody process without spending a single dollar more than necessary on attorney's fees and costs. While other attorneys are interested in the business of law for making money, Ethan is in the practice of law for the love of the services that he provides to better his clients' lives.


Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State of California, 2010
Professional Bar Association Memberships
Contra Costa County Bar - Family Law Section
Member Since: 2009
Elected Board Member 2013 - 2016

California State Certified Family Law Specialist - 2017

Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
Member Since: 2017

License

Bar Number: 271657
California, 2010

Education

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
J.D Law, 2010

California Polytechnic State University
B.A. English/Political Science, 2006

Giselle Guro

The Law Offices of Ethan M. Weisinger, Inc.

Giselle F. Guro is a welcome addition to our family law team. During law school, Giselle participated in the University of San Francisco School of Law's Mediation Clinic, where she helped litigants in Marin County Family Court. Prior to joining the Law Offices of Ethan M. Weisinger, Inc., Giselle clerked in Family Law for two years. Giselle is excited to assist clients in reaching a better place in their lives.

Giselle graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine with degrees in Political Science and Sociology. She then attended the University of San Francisco, School of Law where she served as co-President for the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) and Pilipino American Law Society (PALS) and served on board for USF's Moot Court Program.

In her spare time, Giselle watches too much TV and buys too much yarn for her crochet and knitting projects.


Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California, 2018

Professional Bar Association Memberships
Contra Costa County Bar
Member Since: 2018
Family Law Section

Filipino Bar Association of Northern California
Member Since: 2015

Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area
Member Since: 2015

Languages
Tagalog, conversational

Publications
Extending the Barriers of Family: How the Concept of "Nuclear Family" Affects Asian-Americans in Poverty, U.S.F. L. REV. 429 (2018).

License

Bar Number: 322417
California, 2018

Education

University of San Francisco, School of Law
J.D Law, 2018

University of California, Irvine
B.A. Political Science/Sociology, 2013

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