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Divorce attorneys in Santa Clara county, California

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An objective approach to emotion-driven cases

Divorce is undoubtedly one of the most emotionally trying experiences you can endure. When you’re working through a divorce, our attorneys will provide objective, yet compassionate, guidance every step of the way.

Three California offices for your convenience

No matter where you live in Santa Clara County, you aren’t far from one of our offices. Visit us in Morgan Hill, San Jose, or Fremont to ask questions about your child custody, divorce, property division, or other family law matter.

The California Divorce Process

Exchange financial disclosures

No later than 60 days after filing the petition, the spouses must exchange financial disclosure information. You do this by completing a Declaration of Disclosure and having a third party, at least 18 years old, serve it in person or by mail to the other spouse.

Submit divorce forms

The spouse who is requesting the divorce must complete several forms and file them with the family court in the county where one spouse resides. You may ask an uninvolved friend or relative, county sheriff, or professional process server over the age of 18 to serve the divorce papers to the respondent, complete a Proof of Service Summons, and return it to you for filing with the court.

Reach a settlement agreement

While litigating the divorce in court is an option, most couples involved in an uncontested divorce should at least try negotiation or mediation. This gives them more privacy and more control over the case than if it were to go to trial.

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Our offices

Morgan Hill, CA

From Rucker and Madrone to Mountain Home and Gilroy, our office in Morgan Hill, California is easily accessible by the many nearby communities. Find us on Monterey Road, just minutes off US-101/Valley Freeway.

San Jose, CA

Our San Jose office is located in the heart of downtown, just off the intersection of Market Street and San Fernando Street. This office is conveniently located for residents of Santa Clara, Campbell, Alum Rock, and more.

Fremont, CA

Whether you’re in Newark, Dresser, Sundale, Cherry-Guardino, Ardenwood, or any of the other communities south of Union City, our office on State Street is a short drive away. Visit us just off Fremont Boulevard.

We’ll help you take care of your children’s best interests throughout your divorce

By helping you make smart decisions, we’ll protect your children’s futures

At The Law Offices of Steven E. Springer, we bring a balance of empathy and precision to all of our family law cases. While we understand the emotions you’re experiencing and are willing to talk you through the process ahead, we’ll help you avoid making a rash decision that can impact your children’s lives for years to come.

Each family law case is unique. Some divorces are simple, uncontested cases that never see trial, while others lead to lengthy child custody battles and spousal support arguments. We will do everything we can to help you reach a settlement before trial, but we also aren’t afraid to aggressively litigate on your behalf.

We firmly believe that your attorneys should be accessible, prompt, and thorough. With our combined experience spanning more than 30 years and a wide variety of family law cases, we can provide a professional level of service for a rate that you won’t find with most firms of our reputation.

Our attorneys have received some of the highest achievements from Avvo and Martindale-Hubbell, two of the most well-known websites for rating attorneys around the world. We have established a reputation of being effective, ethical, and empathetic when working with our clients.

Whether your family law case is big or small, talking with a team of experienced attorneys can give you the peace of mind you lose out on when you try to do it all alone. We provide free consultations so that you can find thorough answers to your family’s most important questions. Contact our team today.

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