Family Law Is Complicated.
Law Office of Lionel P. Hernholm Simplifies It.

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Navigating The Nuances Of Complex Family Law Cases

In family law cases, experience and knowledge play a big role in obtaining a successful outcome, especially in complex cases involving conflicting areas of law or high-value marital estates. You will find proven experience at the Law Office of Lionel P. Hernholm.

California family law attorney Lionel P. Hernholm has been practicing family law for nearly 50 years. He draws on this experience to develop strategic approaches for obtaining favorable results in all kinds of family law cases. He values not only protecting clients’ interests in the short term, but also securing an outcome that will make sense for their unique situation over the long term. Based in San Diego, he brings valuable local experience to the table, along with a respected reputation in the San Diego Family Court.

Addressing All Aspects Of Family Law Cases

Family law encompasses a wide range of legal issues. Attorney Hernholm understands the interplay between them. He provides knowledgeable guidance in cases involving:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Modifications of existing family law orders
  • Child custody and support
  • Asset and debt division
  • High-value property division
  • Spousal support (alimony)
  • Prenuptial/postnuptial agreements

Mr. Hernholm also serves as a private mediator, court-appointed special master and discovery referee in family law cases – all important roles that require an in-depth understanding of the law as well as creative problem-solving skills. He excels at pinpointing areas of common ground and facilitating creative ways to resolve disagreements.

Child Custody Cases

Mr. Hernholm understands the high stakes involved in custody cases. He prioritizes the best interests of the children to help clients arrive at a custody arrangement that suits their unique situation. He takes a thorough approach to addressing custody concerns such as:

  • Legal custody (decision-making authority)
  • Parenting time (visitation or physical custody)
  • Relocation/move-away requests
  • Jurisdiction issues under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA)
  • Emergency custody orders

Discuss Your Custody Case With A Well-Credentialed Attorney

Attorney Hernholm has earned numerous forms of professional recognition for his skill and experience in family law. His outstanding credentials reflect the high caliber of professional service he provides to every client.

To learn more about enlisting his services as an attorney or mediator, call 619-984-3305 or fill out a quick online contact form.