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Oakland, California, Divorce Attorney

Prepared to Handle Your Divorce Case, No Matter How Complex

Whether you have just begun contemplating divorce or you are ready to file for divorce in the Alameda or Contra Costa Family Courts, I can help. I'm Oakland divorce lawyer Michael A. Gardner and I've been representing clients in divorce negotiations and divorce court for more than 20 years.

When you need the experience of a proven divorce attorney, contact me by email or call 510-291-4884 to schedule a consultation.

Versatility, sensitivity, and strength: a family law attorney requires all three. I recognize that everyone's relationships and personal and business interests are different, and I want what's best for you. If you retain me, I will listen to you and tailor solutions to your unique needs.

The dissolution of a marriage can be amicable-or it can be a war. Part of my job is to avoid a war between spouses whenever possible, but I wouldn't be good at what I do if I weren't prepared for every eventuality. My colleagues in the Bay Area know that I will litigate if necessary, and will vigorously protect my client's interests. My tenacity allows my client to enter divorce negotiations from a position of strength.

I am prepared to help you arrive at a resolution of all the issues involved in your divorce, either through amicable negotiations or through a case in family court, including:

I have access to expert resources who can provide information and assistance with child custody evaluations, property valuation, and business valuation. You will receive all the information and help you need at my law office.

Contact me to schedule a consultation. Learn more about how I can help you move forward with your life.

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I first met Mr. Gardner when I desperately needed help with an out-of-control divorce and custody situation. He was very attentive, thoroughly responsive, and absolutely compassionate as he helped me regain mental focus and legal control. Few attorneys practice their craft with the level of transparency and trust Mr. Gardner's clients enjoy as a matter of routine. As a senior management professional in a large Bay Area organization, I truly appreciate Mr. Gardner's no-nonsense, trustworthy, experienced approach solving legal problems.

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