San Diego Family Law Lawyer
Nothing is more stressful than a family problem which requires an attorney. At Huguenor Mattis, A.P.C., we understand that you will likely go through a range of emotions during your divorce or child custody matter.
While we cannot lessen the pain of the moment, we will ensure that your legal case proceeds smoothly. Thomas Huguenor is a board certified family law lawyer whose knowledge of the legal system has been proven consistently throughout his 35 years of practice. During your family crisis, it is important that you hire an attorney capable of protecting the future of you and your children. Contact our San Diego office today for a free consultation.
Quality Family Law Representation in San Diego and La Jolla
We understand that this is a difficult time in your life. The last thing you want to be concerned with is figuring out what to do next. We focus on family law matters so that you may focus on the future. With Huguenor Mattis, A.P.C. you get high quality representation from a veteran attorney with a well-respected reputation. Tom is a certified family law expert with a proven track record of success. It is our honor to care for you and your family. Please contact our lawyers online or at (858) 926-5507 to schedule your free consultation. We also service Del Mar, Carlsbad, Encinitas, and La Jolla.
Legal Representation for Divorce and Child Custody Issues
One has many questions when dealing with a family law crisis. You may be worried about how you will financially support your children, or wonder if you will be allowed to continue living in your family’s home. You may not know if you will be allowed to relocate your child outside of California in the future. You may also feel anxiety over having been out of the workforce for a number of years. Our San Diego-based legal team will be able to answer your questions and explain the process of your family law case. Our office’s standard of high-quality service will ensure your needs are met and that you are confident your interests are being protected.
What to Expect From Our San Diego Family Law Attorneys
During your initial consultation, we will discuss the details of your case and determine what your goals are. We will determine your desires in regards to issues such as child custody, marital property division, businesses you and your spouse co-own, and we will assess all aspects of your situation. We will determine if you can save money on the legal process by negotiating an uncontested divorce or by working out a divorce settlement with the other party privately. Once our office has gained an understanding of your needs, we will file the appropriate motions to begin your case. We will be in regular communication with you to ensure you are “in the loop” as your case moves forward. Call our San Diego family law attorneys today if you require legal assistance.
Thomas M. Huguenor
Thomas M. Huguenor has communicated and worked with professionals in child custody estrangement cases as well as in parental alienation cases. Mr. Huguenor’s work in court has led to findings of parental alienation, which in turn led to child custody modification orders.
Mr. Huguenor is approved to be in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in family law which, according to Martindale-Hubbell®, “includes only those select law practices that have earned the highest rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field.”
Additionally, Mr. Huguenor has served as a Judge Pro Tem in the San Diego Superior Court, hearing family law cases. He understands the uncertainty, emotional stress, and frustration that comes with family law and devotes his practice to representing the rights and interests of his clients with integrity.
Amelia J. Mattis
Ms. Mattis has represented clients in a variety of complex family law issues and has successfully litigated multi-day trials on behalf of the firm. She has prevailed in court regarding child custody move-away and relocation issues, defeated unwarranted requests for restraining orders, obtained court-ordered domestic violence restraining orders (DVROS) for clients who needed protection, prevailed in a variety of child custody requests and in opposition to child custody order modifications.
She is adept at the DissoMaster™ program the family courts use to calculate support and is able to work with clients to give them a projection of what support orders they can expect to receive or pay, as well as how to successfully apply for a reduction or increase in support. She has prevailed in evidence hearings involving issues to terminate spousal support. Amelia is skilled in “discovery” issues (such as interrogatories and depositions), which has successfully allowed significant evidence to be received by the Court.
Attorney Mattis enjoys working closely with clients to help them communicate effectively to the Court the issues that are important to them. She understands the process can be overwhelming and confusing and ensures clients understand their rights and options. She is sensitive to the delicate nature of client concerns and has experience with cases where domestic violence or child abuse is alleged, as well as obtaining child welfare services (CWS) and police reports.
Amelia graduated law school cum laude and was a staff member and editor on her school’s law review. She was awarded several scholastic honors from her law school. Prior to that, Amelia graduated summa cum laude from the University of San Diego. She was a member of the Communications Studies Honor Roll.
Serving: San Diego, Oceanside, Poway, Escondido, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, La Jolla