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San Diego Child Custody & Divorce Blog

Why Hire an Attorney?
Law Office of Brian Burkett

When faced with a new Family Law case, a big question that comes to mind is, “Why hire an attorney?”. For some people, their Family Law case may seem cut and dry. For example, two people might agree on all issues in a divorce case. To those people, hiring an attorney may seem like a…

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Preliminary Declaration of Disclosure
Law Office of Brian Burkett

When filing for a divorce, there are a few steps in which each party must complete before they can be legally divorced. One of the most important and time consuming steps is filling out the Preliminary Declarations of Disclosure. This article will discuss the importance of this step and what must be done to comply…

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Understanding the Criteria the Court Considers When Granting Custody in When a DVTRO Is Present
Brian Burkett

When there is an active restraining order enforced on one of the parties in a child custody case by the other party, child custody becomes a little more complicated. Family Code Section 3044 discusses which criteria are considered in determining how custody should be ordered in such situations. In child custody cases, one of the…

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The Law Office of Brian Burkett is conveniently and centrally located in the Mission Valley area of San Diego, right off of the 163 and 8 freeways. Easy access and plenty of free parking. Convenient hours. Our office handles Family Law, Divorce, and Child Custody cases at all of the San Diego County Courthouses: Downtown, Vista, El Cajon, and Chula Vista.

San Diego, CA Office
591 Camino De La Reina

San Diego, CA 92108

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I know and have worked with Brian on a professional level for some time now. I can honestly say that he really cares about his clients. He is a genuine and honest...


Brian helped me in a child support case and also to attain guardianship of my grandson. In both cases, he was honest, persistent, and handled everything in a caring and...


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