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A 20-minute free phone consultation to discuss your case, answer questions and determine if your case is a good fit for my services. I do this for both your benefit and mine. I do not have junior attorneys working for me and I handle all my clients personally, including being available by cell phone and email.
My paralegal and I guide you through your divorce from start to finish. You get the information you need to make educated decisions and reach a final legal settlement on all issues, without worrying that you are giving up key legal rights. This is the most efficient and cost effective approach.
I aim for full client satisfaction. I have never had a client request a refund or fail to pay. 95% of my cases have resulted in a successful final resolution. I routinely get feedback from my clients that they did not feel pushed into an agreement and were very satisfied with the results.
It is possible to finish your divorce in less than a year, without going to court, without repeated trips to lawyers’ offices, without the expense of protracted conflict and loss of dignity and peace. This is the service I provide and have provided for many years to couples and families throughout California.
J.D., cum laude, UC Hastings College of Law
Hastings Law Review
B.A., highest honors, UC Berkeley
THE STATISTICS: It is fairly common for couples in California to
spend $30,000-$60,000 (per person) to get divorced.
Some people spend over $100,000 in legal fees.
THE TRUTH: For the majority of couples, this isn’t necessary.
A complete divorce, done with legal expertise,
is possible for a fraction of that cost.
Ending a marriage is already hard enough.
Going through divorce shouldn't be harder.
Alison Patton | Patton Thickstun APC
Divorce Mediation & Consultation By An Experienced & Caring Family Law Attorney