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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There are no upcoming Family Law events

Dec 04, 2017
By Fred Hertz

In October of 1991, ten years after graduating from law school, I found myself thrust into a job I didn’t apply for, didn’t want, and didn’t know how to handle: recovering from the loss of our home in the Oakland Firestorm.

Dec 04, 2017
By Michael J. Estrada

At 5:00 AM on Monday October 9, Adela and I were forced to evacuate our home on Sonoma Mountain as the Pressley Fire, an offspring of the Nuns Fire, reached our neighborhood. The fire burned to within 200 yards of our property before it was stopped. We were lucky, but many, many others were not.

Member Profile
Dec 04, 2017
By Patricia Conway

Meet non-attorney member Kirsten Stewart. She manages the Marin branch of a non-medical home care organization Hired Hands, the first home care company in Marin.

Legal Aid for North Bay Fire Victims
Nov 06, 2017
By Mee Mee Wong

Legal advice hotline based in downtown SF will offer brief legal advice on issues ranging from landlord-tenant, insurance issues, and FEMA benefits to employment and immigration. Link to volunteer

OCTOBER JUDGES LUNCH RECAP
Nov 06, 2017
By Robert Rosborough

Presiding Judge Kelly Simmons regaled the sold-out audience with a very funny Top 10 Judges’ Pet Peeves list. Judge Simmons pulled off the difficult task of entertaining the audience while simultaneously helping us stay out of trouble the next time we are in court.

Nov 04, 2017
By Marin Superior Court

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced the appointment of Ms. Beth S. Jordan to the vacant judicial position, created by the retirement of Judge Terrence R. Boren, on the Marin County Superior Court.