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Filing for Divorce in San Diego?

Decrease the Stress of Divorce – Get the Help of a Guide

Divorce can be one of the most difficult things a person can ever experience — but at Law & Mediation Firm of Klueck & Hoppes, APC, we are determined to help you decrease the stresses involved. We do this by taking care of nearly everything for you and by guiding you step-by-step through the legal system.

Your Divorce. Your Choices.

Should you choose to be our client, you will have a great deal of divorce options available for you to choose from. If you choose divorce litigation, then a Board-Certified Family Law Specialist at our office can represent you in San Diego divorce court.

You may also choose mediation and receive the guidance of a credentialed mediator. You may choose collaborative or cooperative divorce, or even unbundling – a la carte services that help you get just what you need at a cost-effective price.

The approach you take will depend on the issues your divorce involves. Whether you face issues of complex property division, child custody, child support or spousal support (alimony), we can help.

Contact Law & Mediation Firm of Klueck & Hoppes, APC today to schedule a free consultation. Let us help you decide which model best suits your needs for your divorce in San Diego.

Common Questions About Divorce in San Diego

How Much Does it Cost to File for Divorce in San Diego?

The court filing fee is $435 to file a divorce petition or to respond. The attorney fees can vary depending on your specific situation. To get a accurate figure as to the potential cost, timeline, and the logistics about how to navigate the divorce process, we recommend that you reach out to our firm.

No two divorce cases are the same and each can include a variety of expenses, including:
  • Attorney fees
  • Court fees
  • Child support
  • Alimony/spousal support

Consult a lawyer today to explain your situation and get feedback about what a divorce would mean for you financially.

How Do I Know When My Divorce Is Final?

A divorce becomes final after the judge signs the "Judgment for Dissolution of Marriage" and it is entered into the court record by the clerk. The timeline for a divorce in San Diego is different for each case, so if you're curious how long it will take for your divorce to become final, then consult an attorney for some professional insight.

Avoid Common Divorce Myths – Talk With a Divorce Attorney

When you are considering a divorce in San Diego, then you may hear advice from nearly everyone. Suddenly family, friends and neighbors all have opinions. They share their fears and their suggestions, often whether these things are welcome or not.

One problem is that many of the things you will hear are myths and misconceptions. You might hear that a premarital agreement is always enforceable or that all family law issues need to be litigated before a judge.

The only way to get real answers that apply directly to your situation is to talk to an experienced divorce lawyer about your options. At Law & Mediation Firm of Klueck & Hoppes, APC, we offer one-hour detailed consultations with potential clients to combat these myths and to render sound advice that they can use to feel better about working toward a new future.

Schedule a consultation today by calling our San Diego divorce firm at (619) 577-4900 or complete our convenient online contact form.

Our primary law office is in La Mesa, California, near the San Diego State University College area. We also have a satellite office in La Jolla available by appointment only.

  • California State Bar Certified
  • Best Arbitrators & Mediators in San Diego 2018
  • Super Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Advocates: Top 100 Lawyers

Words From Our Clients

  • She kept me informed at each step and showed up at every hearing. Client
  • It feels good to have you on our side. Kevin
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  • I felt much less anxious and more prepared for my own divorce/custody experience. Elena
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  • I highly recommend him and his team! Brian
  • He saved me over $4000.00 in what my ex thought he could get from me. Annie
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  • If that doesn't show genuine care and concern, then I don't know what does. J.G.
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