Welcome to the web site of the Law Offices of Dorothy L. Carfrae.
For over 28 years. we have concentrated our practice exclusively in FAMILY LAW. Our offices are located in Downey, California, and is easily accessible from all the freeways around the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, and Riverside.
We represent clients from the initial filing of the petition for divorce / dissolution of marriage, to obtaining temporary orders for child support, child custody, child visitation, spousal support, control of community and separate assets, to the negotiations, settlement, and litigation of all issues leading to a divorce decree / judgment of dissolution of marriage.
The divorce process is complex, and at times intimidating. We don't recommend that anyone go through the divorce process alone.
Our website includes information and links to useful sites. It is designed to give you general information about the divorce proceedings and the various forms used by the courts. This information should, in no way, be considered legal advice, or any encouragement whatsoever that you should represent yourself in a divorce.
Whether you are starting the process of a divorce, going through the many steps of it, at the final stages of it, or seeking to modify certain provisions of your divorce decree or judgment, the process can be stressful. You need a capable advocate at your side to make sure that your divorce, as painful as it is, will be done right and that the end result is fair to you and that your children's best interests are taken into consideration.
We are an experienced Family Law firm with 28 years of specialization exclusively in handling all issues related to the divorce process. We handle everything from the filing of the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage, to the discovery and disclosure of assets, the negotiations and litigation of child custody and visitation, the issues of child support and spousal support. We also take care of our clients' post-judgment enforcement issues and the modification of divorce decrees / judgments and orders.
In addition, we represent clients in paternity actions, establishment of parental rights and responsibility. If the issue is related to a divorce, Family Law or decided in the Divorce Court / Family Court, we can handle it for you.
In the unfortunate situation of Domestic Violence, we represent clients in obtaining restraining orders as well as defending those accused of domestic violence.
Law Offices of Dorothy L. Carfrae 8526 Florence Avenue Downey, California 90240 (562) 622-0288 email@example.com
For Over 28 Years, a Caring and Sensitive Approach to the Issues facing Families.