A Credential That Recognizes Skill In Family Matters
The decisions you make in divorce and family law proceedings can affect you the rest of your life. Property division, possibly including allocation of real estate and retirement accounts, will affect your financial big picture indefinitely. Child custody will have an impact on family dynamics. Alimony, if applicable, can greatly affect the financial stability of the payer as well as the recipient.
Whatever issues or concerns you must deal with, your family law attorney’s knowledge and skills may have a significant impact on your case outcome — and your future. Why trust your situation to a less experienced lawyer when you can have a California certified specialist in family law?
Work With A Certified Family Law Specialist At The Law Offices OfDavid M. Lederman
Very few California attorneys can hold themselves out as certified specialists in a particular practice area. LawyerDavid M. Lederman in Contra Costa County carries this distinction with pride. Lawyers that hold this title have met strict demands laid out by the California state bar. Extensive experience along with demonstrated success in their field is required. To request a consultation with a qualified attorney at our Antioch or Moraga location, inquire online or call 925-522-8889.
Qualifications of a Certified Specialist in Family Law
To be certified by the State Bar of California, a lawyer must:
- Have focused at least 25 percent of his or her practice in the area of certification over the last five years
- Be an active member of the State Bar of California
- Pass a written exam
- Show a high level of experience and achievement in the area
- Complete at least 45 hours of continuing legal education in the selected area
- Be in favorable standing with peers and judges
Certification as a specialist in family law requires that the attorney demonstrate considerable experience in handling family law matters, including:
- Child-related disputes related to child custody and visitation or child support
- Spousal support/alimony in long-term marriages
- The division of property when businesses or complex asset portfolios are involved
The lawyer must also show substantial involvement in the family law area, as demonstrated by court, hearing and counseling participation.
Receive Reliable Guidance From Our Certified Family Law Specialist
Yes, at the Law Offices of David M. Lederman, our founding attorney is one of few in Contra Costa County who has met the above requirements. David Lederman is a specialist in family law as certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. In more than 25 years of practice, he has helped many clients achieve their goals in family law cases. With us, you receive quality legal representation from an experienced, competent lawyer.