Family Law

Whittier Family Lawyer

Also Serving Individuals & Families in Pico Rivera, Montebello, La Mirada & La Habra, CA

Family law issues generally raise more questions and concerns than you can imagine if you have never dealt with them before. These are issues that directly and profoundly affect your most personal and intimate relationships. These family relationships form the foundation of your life and upon which you depend so resolving their related issues optimally is critical. These are issues that include everything from shared income and debt to the marital home, your children, and other critical matters. 

Divorce or other family law issues commonly lead to the need for countless decisions that can affect your life going forward enormously. That is why it is crucial to turn to an experienced and reliable family lawyer who can bring seasoned insight and pragmatic solutions to your family law case. At the Law Office of J. David Munoz, you can work with an attorney who has been representing clients in California family law since 1996. Mr. Munoz brings a wealth of knowledge, demonstrable skills, and a passion to serve you effectively and efficiently.

Call the Law Office of J. David Munoz at (562) 362-4078 or contact us online to schedule a consultation.

Family Law Issues in Southern California

As a Whitter family law attorney, Mr. Munoz handles all types of issues that may arise in your life. 

These can include:

  • Divorce: Whether contested or uncontested, high-conflict, high net-worth, or involving same-sex relationships, we can help you resolve your case through negotiation or in court, including all financial and child-related issues. 
  • Child custody: Whether your custody case involves a pending divorce, the follow-up to a paternity case, or a need to modify or enforce a current court order, you can depend on our experience in protecting your rights, the best interests of your child, and finding workable solutions to custody arrangements.
  • Child support: This financial support is mandated by law and can be complex in arriving at a fair outcome. We represent those mothers and fathers who need help on this as part of their divorce or those seeking modifications or enforcement of payments under current court orders.
  • Marital division of property and debt: This issue must be resolved in your divorce. We will work to protect your financial interests and help you arrive at a resolution in the best possible financial and legal position.
  • Spousal support: Also known as alimony, we can help you seek or contest this financial support or seek to modify, enforce, or terminate it where appropriate. 
  • Protective orders: Also known as restraining orders, these are commonly sought in domestic violence cases. We can help you seek or defend against such orders through the courts.
  • Paternity: We assist both unmarried mothers and fathers in establishing paternity to be able to pursue child support or child custody orders. 
  • Relocation: We can help you seek or contest the relocation of a shared child to a distant city or state with thorough preparation of your case and representation before the family court judge. 
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements: These written contracts set forth your rights and responsibilities concerning property, income, debt, and assets should your marriage end. We can help you negotiate, draft, and finalize such agreements or review such agreements prior to signing one.

Benefits of Working with an Experienced Family Law Attorney

Hiring a family law attorney for matters such as divorce, child custody, child support, prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements, or the division of marital assets is essential for several reasons. These legal professionals bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise in navigating the complexities of family law, ensuring that your rights and interests are protected throughout the process. 

They can offer valuable guidance, negotiate on your behalf to reach fair settlements, and provide strategic advice tailored to your unique situation, thereby reducing emotional stress and potential errors. Additionally, they are well-versed in the ever-changing legal landscape, ensuring that your case adheres to current laws and regulations. 

Working with a family law attorney you can trust can make a significant difference in your understanding of the issue you face, the court process it entails, and your ability to reach an optimum solution. At the Law Office Of J. David Munoz, our attorney will always try to help you resolve your case outside of court to save you the time, expense, and duress of litigation. However, where necessary or appropriate, Attorney Munoz can take your case to trial.

Our goal is to protect your best interests and find tailored solutions to your family law needs. We are dedicated to providing aggressive representation on your behalf combined with compassionate support from start to finish. 

Need help with a family issue? Connect with the Law Office of J. David Munoz online or at (562) 362-4078 to arrange for a free 15-minute consultation to discuss your case. Hablamos espaƱol.

Client Testimonials

  • Would 100% recommend.

    “I went from SUPER worried to everything's gonna be fine just off our first phone call.”

  • Wish I could give more than 5 stars.

    “if you're in need of legal services, and even if you're full of questions, don't let that deter you from giving J. a call. He's incredibly helpful and was EXACTLY what I was looking for.”

  • I would definitely recommend and use again!

    “He was able to take on my case quickly and was very hands on. He answered all my questions and made sure I understood every step.”