Section Family Law


The Family Law Section provides attorneys Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and updates on procedure, support, tax considerations, community property, and the legal and psychological aspects of child custody. The Section maintains an ongoing liaison with the bench, legal aid and family law providers in the Marin County.

Section Chairs

John Brekhus
415 419 7810
jbrekhus@marinattorney.net

Abby Lucha
415 492 9230
alucha@faclc.org

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated January 1, 2017
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Family Law
1.0 CLE | General
Mar 30, 2018
By Ann Buscho, PhD

Family law practitioners and collaborative team members often are called upon to support divorcing couples as they work through their conflict. I believe that one of the keys to providing this support is helping people appreciate the power of understanding and empathy as alternatives to the power of coercion.

SF Marin Food Bank
Mar 02, 2018
By Philip Feldman

Calling all Marin law firms and in-house counsel to participate in this year's Food From The Bar Campaign from May 1 to June 1. Be part of the community that has delivered nineteen million meals to those in need to Marin and San Francisco.

Mar 02, 2018
By Mee Mee Wong

Another benefit to reading the Marin Lawyer: a free lunch! Find the gavel and be eligible to attend next month's membership luncheon for free.

Judge's Corner
Feb 17, 2018
By Judge Paul M. Haakenson

Well, here we are, two months into my two-year sentence, I mean term, as Presiding Judge, and no disasters have befallen the court yet. I trust the transition from Judge Simmons to Yours Truly has appeared seamless from the perspective of the bar . . .

Feb 08, 2018
By Barbara Monty and Andrew Wolfe

It would be hard to find a lawyer who does not think that law is a stressful profession, perhaps not surprising in a profession centered on conflict. . . We share a few of the ways that we and several colleagues here in Marin not only cope with stress but seek to improve the practice of law for ourselves, our clients and our colleagues.

January Event Recap
Feb 08, 2018
By Nicole Çabalette

MCBA’s first General Membership Meeting of 2018 featured U.C. Berkeley Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Communications Dan Mogulof discussing the challenges of navigating the balance of First Amendment rights in our current political climate.