Contact our Los Angeles law office to schedule an initial consultation.At the Law Offices of Meg Razi, we understand that going through a divorce is one of the most difficult issues many of our clients will face. Decisions you make during this process can have a lasting impact on your family, your assets, and your finances. With sound legal guidance from an experienced attorney, you will arrive at a divorce settlement agreement and a new phase of life. Allow us to guide you through the process in a manner that is mindful of your resources and your goals.
In highly contested divorce cases agreement outside of court is often not possible. Ms. Razi has lots of experience bringing divorce cases to family court in Southern California, including those involving complex property division. We will advocate aggressively for you in divorce court.
Los Angeles divorce attorney Meg Razi and our legal team are committed to helping you achieve a positive resolution to your divorce in a cost effective manner that protects your rights and long-term best interests. We will work with you to address the many issues that can arise in divorce — financial matters and division of marital property, pension plan division, spousal support (alimony), and child custody and support.
Divorce mediation is a family-centered process in which a neutral third party (the mediator) meets with the couple to help them reach an informed and mutual agreement on all issues. Mediating your divorce has many benefits. It costs less than litigation, takes less time, is confidential, and it gives you more control over the agreement. It also involves less stress, builds relationships for parents, and the parties can talk directly to each other, as opposed to talking through their attorneys. Ms. Razi has conducted hundreds of divorce mediations, and she can help you come up with a customized agreement that you can both live with.
Deciding who gets what property is a part of every divorce. Meg Razi can help you divide your marital assets and debts. California is a Community Property state, meaning all property that is purchased during the marriage will be divided equally between the parties in a divorce.
The courts often try to help a spouse who has not worked during the marriage by awarding spousal support for a limited amount of time to that party. Spousal support in marriages that are less than ten years are usually awarded for half the length of the marriage. For marriages that are over ten years old, it is possible to obtain spousal support if a party has the need and the paying party has the ability to pay. I can help you get the award that is right for you.
We offer our experience in assisting hundreds of clients in obtaining child support. Let us help you get the support your children deserve.
At the Law Offices of Meg Razi, our attorneys assist clients with both simple and complex custody and visitation matters, including "move-away" cases, where one parent wants to relocate outside of California, or even outside the country.
At the Law Offices of Meg Razi, we have particular experience assisting those seeking divorce or relief from an abusive relationship. We understand the process of obtaining necessary restraining orders that will help protect victims and their children.
Establishing paternity can have a significant impact on custody, visitation rights, and child support obligations. While many parents choose to establish paternity voluntarily, it is sometimes necessary to obtain a court order. Los Angeles family law attourney, Meg Razi, has experience handling the legal aspects of all types of paternity matters.
Under California law, Domestic Partners, or same-sex couples who file a Declaration of Domestic Partnership with the Secretary of State, are afforded the same rights, and are subject to the same obligations and responsibilities, as spouses in a marriage. Should the parties wish to dissolve the partnership, our attorneys can assist in both the dissolution and any related legal issues that may arise, such as custody of adopted children or support matters.
A premarital (prenuptial) agreement allows parties contemplating marriage to decide in advance how their property will be divided in the event of a divorce or separation. A postmarital (postnuptial) agreement is similar, but differs as it is drafted after marriage.At Law Offices of Meg Razi, we are skilled at negotiating between parties. We carefully draft these agreements while minimizing the chance that disputes will arise, and ensure that your assets will be protected, if a dispute arises.
If you or your spouse's circumstances have changed in some way, Meg Razi can work to advocate for your best interests, and the best interests of your children, in the court's modification of support and custody orders.
Our office has experience litigating grandparent visitation rights and grandparent custody rights . If such rights are being held from you call us.