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family law success case in San Diego, CAFamily law in San Diego, CA is a complex area of the law that covers a broad range of legal issues.

In addition, divorce and family cases are emotionally charged and may be contentious.

At Embry Family Law P.C., our San Diego family law attorney, Ben Embry, is well-versed in this area of practice and has dedicated his career to it. Ben is adept at negotiating and representing clients in San Diego court.

What is the difference between a family law attorney and a divorce attorney?

The difference between a family law attorney and a divorce attorney starts with knowing a divorce is subcomponent of practicing family law. A divorce lawyer is actually a family law lawyer who practices divorce matters. Many San Diego attorneys practice family handle represent divorce cases and divorce proceedings are typically the main subcomponent of a family law attorney.

We're ready to help you navigate your complex family case. Call now to get started on an initial consultation with our attorneys practicing family law located in San Diego, CA.

Call (619) 485-6476 today or contact us online for an appointment with our San Diego family law attorneys.

Comprehensive Family Lawyers Helping San Diego County

Every case is unique. At Embry Family Law P.C., our San Diego family law lawyer begins by identifying your specific goals and expectations.

Whether you are going through a divorce, involved in a custody dispute, or crafting a premarital agreement, our family attorneys in San Diego with legal representation customized to your needs, along with a level of personalized service that will exceed your expectations.

Our San Diego based attorneys handle all types of family cases, including:

At Embry Family Law P.C., we never over-promise or under-deliver. Our team of San Diego-based family law attorneys provides an honest assessment of your case and takes the time to explain what you can expect from the outset.

We never promise results that are unattainable, and we always tell you what you need to know, even if it is difficult to hear.

Family cases are often extremely emotional, frustrating, and overwhelming in the moment. We strive to help you see past today’s challenges to the future.

Advantages of Retaining The Attorneys From Our Family Law Firm in San Diego

Our family attorney in San Diego is a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS) by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

In order to achieve recognition as a CFLS, the lawyer must demonstrate education and experience in this area of law, pass an exam, provide references, and participate in continuing legal education in family law.

Ben is extremely passionate about family law and is eager to help you navigate your case.

Contact us online or call (619) 485-6476 for a consultation over the phone or in person with our San Diego family law attorney.

The Embry Family Law P.C. Team

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    Ben E. Embry

    Founding Attorney

    Ben was born and raised in Henderson, Kentucky, and attended the University of Kentucky. He did not leave Kentucky until he moved to San Diego to attend law school in 2006. Ben grew up on his father’s farm, doing the things that most “farm boys” do: Plowing the fields, tending the cattle, and harvesting crops, all while leaving enough time to fish in the pond. Working for his father is what gave Ben the work ethic he has today. Despite the fact that farming was in his blood, Ben decided early on ...
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    Nicholas Montano

    Senior Paralegal/Office Manager

    Nicholas is a native San Diegan who grew up in Golden Hills, right by the 94 freeway. As the middle of three siblings, he was and is the “peace maker” in the family. At Embry Family Law P.C., Nicholas enjoys supporting clients by explaining the process to them, listening to their concerns, and assuring them that they are in good hands and that everything will be okay. Nicholas attended St. Augustine High School and Cuyamaca Community College, and he is working on his last semester to become ABA ...
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    Shyanne Mortimer

    Lead Litigation Paralegal

    Shyanne was born in Concord, California where she lived for the earlier parts of her life before moving to Fresno California. In 2018 she graduated from Clovis West High School and continued her education at her local private college, Fresno Pacific University. She graduated a year early in 2020 with her Bachelor's Degree in English and an emphasis in classic literature. She is a first generation college graduate and used this as fuel to pursue her education further. In 2021 she attended the ...
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    Daniel Ledesma

    Legal Assistant

    After receiving his bachelors in Law & Society at the University of California, Riverside, native San Diegan Daniel Ledesma has worked in two legal fields whilst he prepares for his next stop: Law School. Growing up in a diverse setting that San Diego entails, Daniel wants to enrich his legal expertise and assist individuals within his community who may not be 100% knowledgeable with their rights. Prior to joining Embry Family Law, Daniel worked in Immigration law and took a vast amount of pride ...
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    Gabriele Finley

    Litigation Paralegal

    I am a graduate of California State University San Marcos with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences. I unexpectedly found my passion for the legal field during a Sociology of Deviance class and went on to earn my Paralegal Certificate from the University of San Diego School of Law. I have always had a strong inclination towards Family Law, and my love for it stems from my passion for being a genuine advocate for others. In my free time, I enjoy exploring different areas of San Diego, cooking ...
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    Carmen Caserta

    Associate Attorney

    Carmen was born in Los Angeles, CA, and grew up in the San Fernando Valley. She moved to San Diego as a budding singer/songwriter in 2001, when she was just nineteen years old. After spending a few years teaching herself to play piano and write music, Carmen began to feel a strong pull toward academic pursuits. With a lifelong fascination surrounding the complexities of the human experience, she decided to pursue a BA in psychology and graduated with Honors from Chapman University in 2008. ...
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    Julie Mekhael

    Law Clerk

    Julie was born in Los Angeles, CA, where she then grew up in East Highland Ranch with her fun family of 5. In 2010, she and her family moved to Sunny San Diego, where she graduated from Torrey Pines High School and continued her education at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), receiving her bachelor’s degree in political science. Her early love for competitive swimming, which started at the age of 5, carried her through her college years. But a new path called her when she made the ...

Why Choose Us?

  • Personalized Approach

    We understand that this is your story and it's different than everyone else's. Our approach is catered specifically to what you're currently going through.

  • Exceptional Customer Service

    We understand that what you're going through can be overwhelming at times. When you work with us you're not just a number, you're now part of our family. Your success is our success, we will guide you every step of the way.

  • Certified Family Law Specialist

    Our attorney has been certified by passing the appropriate written examination in Family Law, demonstrated a high level of experience in Family Law, fulfilled ongoing education requirements and has been favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges familiar with his work.

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