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 P. Brekhus
415 419 7810
jbrekhus@marinattorney.net

John Cuerva
415 508 4500
john@allinghamcuerva.com

Notice
Main County Superior Court

Uniform Local Rules 2

Updated July 1, 2019
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There are no upcoming Family Law events

Dec 01, 2019
By The Marin Lawyer

MCBA thanks the 2019 section chairpersons and highlights some of the CLE programs.

Section Chair Profile
Sep 01, 2019
By Marie Barnes

The Marin Lawyer recently sat down with John Cuerva, the new co-chair for MCBA’s family law section. He plans to continue the section’s tradition of providing informative lectures and helping to foster professional relationships among members.

Aug 03, 2019
By Kira Reginato

When clients come to you because they are struggling with care for an aging parent or other relative, disentangling legal, medical and family issues can be challenging.

Jun 03, 2019
By Jill McInerney

Governor Newsom's proposed budget brings funding for the state’s juvenile dependency courts to within striking distance of full funding after years of underfunding.

Apr 30, 2019
By Cynthia McGuinn and Daniel B. Pleasant

What do Aeschylus’ Oresteia, Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, and Arthur Miller’s The Crucible have in common? Each playwright used dramatic forms to explore questions of justice, setting the action of each play in a courtroom setting where that theme can be explored.

EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION
Apr 04, 2019
By Robert Rosborough

As a mediator, it’s not surprising that I am often encouraging folks to explore alternatives to litigation. Of course, any mediator knows that there are situations where mediation is not going to work (even aside from the situation I often face, which is getting families to the table who are not in litigation.)