The Law Offices of
Joel S. Seidel

Family Law and Divorce Attorneys

Looking for a reliable Family Law or Divorce Attorney in the San Fernando Valley or Los Angeles area?

For over 15 years, the Law Offices of Joel S. Seidel have provided clients in Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley and throughout Southern California with professional, expert and compassionate representation in a wide range of family law matters, specializing in divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, paternity, domestic violence and prenuptial agreements.

Recognizing that family law matters are often difficult, stressful and emotionally draining for the parties involved, they believe in making the process as smooth as possible; running a law practice with care and efficiently, so as to offer their clients the personal attention they deserve.  Mr. Seidel is dedicated to obtaining the best results possible without expending resources and money unnecessarily.  Overhead is kept low.  The law office consists of two highly experienced and accomplished attorneys, with whom you will deal directly. You will never have your case bounced around to other attorneys or staff members.

Contact The Law Offices of Joel S. Seidel today to find out how an expert attorney can help you with your family and divorce-law matters in Southern California.

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Appellate Work:
Family Law Appeals

The Law Offices of Joel S. Seidel handle cases of all levels of complexity from inception through appeal, even reversing a judicial officer through the appellate process. As a trial attorney and as an appellate attorney, Joel Seidel can structure persuasive legal arguments using in-depth knowledge of family law statutes and case law. Find out more about family law appeals.

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Main Office:
The Law Offices of Joel S. Seidel
1925 Century Park East, Suite 2120 Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone (818) 832-7850
Fax (818) 832-7889

Northridge Law Office :
The Law Offices of Joel S. Seidel
9939 Louise Avenue
Northridge, CA 91325
Phone (818) 832-7850
Fax (818) 832-7889

LA and San Fernando Valley Divorce Attorneys & Family Law Specialist

The Family Law Offices of Joel S. Seidel serve clients throughout the Greater Los Angeles area, San Fernando Valley, and Ventura County.

Mr. Seidel is an experienced lawyer and certified specialist in family law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. As a Los Angeles family law and divorce lawyer, he has the capacity to represent clients in a broad spectrum of legal matters, including:

  • Divorce: We represent clients in contested and uncontested divorces.

  • High-asset divorce: We have the capacity to handle even the most complex and sophisticated divorce matters, including the division of complex assets.

  • Relocation and child move-aways: We represent clients who are subject to existing court orders, helping them when the other parent of their children seeks to move out of the state of California or out of their local area. Conversely, we represent clients who seek to relocate.

  • Dissolution of domestic partnerships and relationships: We represent clients in the end of non-marital relationships as well as divorces.

  • Pre-marital and post-marital agreements: We draft, review and litigate prenups and postnups for clients throughout Los Angeles and Ventura County.

  • Child custody and visitation:We assist with determination of child custody and visitation in divorce and paternity actions. I also modify and enforce existing court orders.

  • Paternity:We represent parties in paternity matters, protecting the interests of mothers and fathers in a non-marital relationship.

  • Child support and spousal support: We help establish and negotiate child support and spousal support orders/agreements between parties. We also help enforce and modify existing orders.

  • Modification and enforcement of orders:We represent people who are subject to existing court orders, assisting in modification and enforcement of those orders.

  • Domestic violence and restraining orders: We represent clients facing abuse or allegations of abuse.

  • Division of property :We protect my clients' interests in matters related to the division of property and debt in divorce.

  • Division of debt: Marital debt is subject to property division in divorce, just as assets are.


Serving families in the San Fernando Valley, including Van Nuys, Woodland Hills, Northridge, Encino, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Newbury Park, Ojai, Oxnard, Port Hueneme, Santa Paula, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, and Westlake Village.

Our Century City office serves clients throughout Los Angeles and Ventura County including Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Brentwood, Westwood and Hollywood.

Experience Counts

Our goals are to protect our clients' interests and to get the client the best possible outcome for that client's particular situation. Our attorneys are further experienced in negotiation and can often reach negotiated resolutions without the necessity of a court hearing.

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Contact a California Family Law Attorney

To schedule a confidential consultation with a Los Angeles family law and divorce lawyer, call us at (818) 832-7850 or contact us online.

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