Few events in life are as painful or stressful as a divorce. We understand the dynamics of divorce and family law, as well as the emotional and financial aspects of these life-changing events. Family law matters are often complex and may have periods of high stress and emotion. It can be difficult to make life-impacting decisions under such circumstances. For this reason, it is important to have a knowledgeable family lawyer help you wade through the confusion to achieve you personal goals. Divorce law is designed to make things as fair and straightforward as possible so that both parties walk away from the marriage with what they should. Whether you are facing the initial Divorce, Spousal Support, Child Support or Child Custody Issues, Modification of Child or Sposal Support, Modification of Custody, or Non-Compliance with the Court’s Order Martin Elwood, Esq. will protect your rights and help you protect the standard of living achieved during your marriage.

Father and son

Confronting the issues in a coherent and positive way is by far the best way to deal with them. Practicing Family Law in San Diego for more than 25 years allowed us to encounter and resolve some of the most complex and difficult family law issues. Any case can be resolved and managed through hard work, clear communication and knowledge of the law. We try to never forget that it is our client’s case that he or she has entrusted us with and we take that obligation seriously.

Some family law attorneys promote themselves as aggressive trial lawyers willing to fight until the bitter end. This approach can be strategically and fiscally irresponsible, as the vast majority of divorce and family law issues are resolved without trial. You owe it to yourself to preserve your assets when possible, but you must be ready to fight when necessary. We will work closely with you to understand your unique needs, review your rights and options, consider creative alternatives, and prepare a sound legal strategy. Then we will fight aggressively to protect your interests and pursue your goals.

When confronted with the issues in a divorce, it is important to have a knowledgeable lawyer on your side who cares. Clients appreciate the personalized attention our firm provides as well as our practical advice. At Heppner & Elwood we understand that this is not only a very trying time for you, but that you want to get what you want and deserve during the divorce process. Martin Elwood and his team will always keep your end goal in mind. Contact us to set up a consultation with an experienced family law attorney. (619) 231-9699.