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The Law Offices of Beatriz A. Pelayo-Garcia, A.P.C. represent clients throughout California, including Los Angeles, Monterey Park, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Temple City, San Marino, Duarte, Monrovia, South Pasadena, Pasadena, El Sereno, Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Orange County, Newport Beach, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, Lakewood, Brea, Tustin, Irvine, Los Alamitos, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, Alhambra, Pomona, West Covina, Covina, Irwindale, Rosemead, Glendale, Burbank, Norwalk, La Mirada, Santa Clarita, Northridge, Canoga Park, Hollywood, Bell, Thousand Oaks, West Hollywood, Carson, Sherman Oaks, Hancock Park, Downey, Cudahy, Bell Gardens, South Gate, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Santa Monica, Gardena, Sylmar, Lake View Terrace,  Rancho Palos Verdes, Hawthorne, Rolling Hills, Torrance, Inglewood, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Agoura Hills, and Marina Del Rey .Arcadia, Artesia, Avalon, Azusa, Baldwin Park, Bellflower, Beverly Hills, Bradbury, Cerritos, Calabasas, Claremont, Commerce, Compton, Culver City, Diamond Bar, El Monte, Pico Rivera, El Segundo, Hawaiian Gardens, Hidden Hills, City of Industry, La Canada, Flintridge, La Habra, La Habra Heights, La Mirada, Lancaster, La Puente, La Verne, Lawndale, Palmdale, Lomita, Lynwood, Malibu, Maywood, Montebello ,Palos Verdes Estates, Santa Fe Springs, Paramount, San Dimas, San Fernando, Sierra Madre, Signal Hill, Temple City, Vernon, Walnut, Westlake Village, Whittier.
California Family Law Practice

The Law Offices of Beatriz A. Pelayo-Garcia is a full-service family law firm that offers the advocacy you need to protect you and your family from every family law dispute. Whether you are encountering a divorce, paternity suit, child support or child custody/visitation issue, we can help you with your family law requirements, while always being mindful to keep costs to a minimum.
We handle all aspects of a divorce, from the "Divorce Planning" stage (when one is considering, but not committed to, obtaining a divorce) to the completion of your case. We are also able to assist you with the enforcement or modification of the existing orders. 

If there are children, this process includes issues of child custody and parenting plans, with the focus on the children. We also resolve issues of child supportspousal support and property division. With your concerns in mind, we look to provide a low-cost divorce with the best results for you and your family. We can also help you with a legal separations or an annulment. More Divorce Information

Child Custody 
As a court-appointed Minor’s Counsel, The Law Offices of Beatriz A. Pelayo-Garcia has had the benefit of the seeing custodial disputes from the viewpoint of children in a divorce and focuses on ensuring that children are left out of a custodial dispute, as it is an adult matter. More Child Custody Information
Spousal Support/Alimony 
Whether you need an aggressive attorney to argue your right to receive spousal support, or you are worried about a court order for a support amount that you cannot afford, we are ready to address your concerns. More Spousal Support Information

Child Support 
Whenever parents (whether married or cohabiting) are separating, the issue of child support is important. It is both parents’ responsibility to provide for the children of the marriage. More Child Support Information
Property Division
The time of a divorce or legal separation is also a time of property division. It is important that you are aware of your rights with respect to real property, retirement accounts, vehicles, stock options as well as any property that you may have had prior to your marriage. More Property Division Information
A paternity case involves determining parentage, child custody rights, child support obligations and possible attorney’s fees. We aggressively work to be sure that your rights are protected in these areas.
Domestic Violence 
Domestic violence is a sad reality in many relationships, including marriages and dating relationships. Please understand that domestic violence in a relationship may result in the Court issuing restraining orders and it can affect your relationship with your children. Whether you are seeking to defend against charges of domestic violence or are seeking the protection of the courts, the Law Offices of Beatriz A. Pelayo-Garcia are committed to helping you in this difficult time. 

Restraining Orders 
There are many different kinds of restraining orders in a family law case. The Law Offices of Beatriz A. Pelayo Garcia help our clients decide which type of order is best suited for their situation. More Restraining Order Information

Once court orders are placed in effect, they are modifiable based on many factors, including the stage of the case (pre-judgment or post-judgment) and conditions, such as a change in circumstance. Modifications can be made on spousal supportchild custody, and child support among many other court orders. It costs you nothing to take advantage of our free consultation to see if it is reasonable and cost effective to attempt to modify a court order.
Prenuptial Agreement
The Law Offices of Beatriz A. Pelayo-Garcia have experience in drafting prenuptial agreements for provisions and enforcements. We can also act as your representation to review and interpret a prenuptial agreement that has been presented to you. More Prenuptial Agreement Information
The Law Offices of Beatriz A. Pelayo-Garcia strongly believe in the ability to mediate a case. This will save the client both legal fees and heartache. More Mediation Information
Attorney Fee Awards 
California attempts to “level the playing field” so that neither party has an unfair advantage over the other. At all times, we attempt to minimize your attorney fee expenditures, but even with low-cost attorney fees, it is often important to receive a contribution from the other party.  We attempt, when appropriate, to seek a contribution for attorney fees.
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