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California's Top Family Law Attorneys

As industry leaders, acclaimed family law firm Walzer Melcher LLP has a reputation for being experts on California family law and representing clients in the most challenging disputes.

Walzer Melcher’s Typical Client

The typical client of Walzer Melcher LLP is a business owner, executive, professional athlete, celebrity, high net worth individual or trust fund beneficiary going through a complex divorce in California. We represent clients in divorce who need specialized personal legal assistance and want to avoid unnecessary conflict. We are among the top family law attorneys in Los Angeles and are widely known for handling large, complex divorce litigation. We have a team of trial attorneys who specialize in family law. The partners at Walzer Melcher LLP regularly teach other family law attorneys on best practices for litigating a divorce in California, having presented hundreds of continuing education programs. We have also published numerous books and articles on California family law. If you have concerns over a complex family law matter, contact us today.
Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Peter M. Walzer on KABC talking about gambling losses in marriage.
Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Peter M. Walzer on KABC talking about gambling losses in marriage.
Celebrity Divorce Lawyer Christopher C. Melcher on Good Morning Britain
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Experienced High Net Worth Attorneys

Interstate and International Family Law Experts

The partners at Walzer Melcher LLP consult with other family lawyers worldwide on California family law matters involving multi-national couples and interstate disputes. We have extensive experience on international family law matters where one party is connected to California and the other party is elsewhere, such as international custody disputes and international support issues.

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Specialists

Another area of specialty of Walzer Melcher LLP is the preparation and negotiation of premarital agreements (prenuptial agreements), post-marital agreements, and cohabitation agreements for clients who want protection from California community property and spousal support laws.

We are known as experts in California premarital agreements and are regarded among the top family law attorneys in Los Angeles on premarital agreements. Firm partner and celebrity lawyer Christopher C. Melcher wrote the only book dedicated to the preparation and litigation of California premarital agreements, which is published by LexisNexis.
Celebrity Divorce Lawyers Peter M. Walzer and Christopher C. Melcher named best family law attorneys

Appeals

Walzer Melcher LLP also handles appeals and writ petitions from California family law judgments and orders. This is the highest level of practice and requires a deep understanding of California family law. The acclaimed attorneys at Walzer Melcher LLP have appeared in several Courts of Appeal and California Supreme Court cases involving cutting-edge family law matters.
Seminars And Lectures

Attend A Seminar Soon!

Peter M. Walzer and Christopher C. Melcher frequently provide continuing legal education and seminars for the State and Local Bar Associations, as well as other attorney’s groups such as AAML. Take a look at our calendar of upcoming engagements.