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Family law matters like divorce and child custody disputes are not only legally complex, but tend to be quite emotionally charged, as well. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and, despite your best efforts, lose sight of what you set out to accomplish. The best way to get the results you want is by making sure that you are represented by an experienced San Diego family law attorney and divorce mediator.

Your choice of attorney can fundamentally change the path your family law case takes and ultimately set you up for success.

Puja A. Sachdev and the legal team at San Diego Divorce Lawyers, APC, have decades of experience representing clients in family law matters in San Diego. Our family law & divorce attorneys understand how delicate these types of legal issues can be. We offer compassionate, understanding, and skilled legal representation for all family law disputes. Contact our law office in San Diego to arrange a complimentary case evaluation to learn more about how we can help you during this difficult time.

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After seven years of 50/50 custody, my ex decided to go for full custody of our children. I was beyond mortified, scared and lost. I researched Puja online and set up a meeting. I knew she would support me in any way and was very knowledgeable. She helped me with every bit of the process and always kept me informed, answered all my questions and answered all my calls and emails.

She also showed me what was fair and questioned some of the things we had in our custody. In the end, I came out with everything I asked for and my ex not only didn’t get what he asked for, other changes were made that I was always to scared to address. All of that is thanks to Puja! She has been an angel!

Holly W.

While no one wants to find themselves in the middle of a messy divorce, Puja’s vast legal knowledge and honest talk make her the perfect lawyer to guide you through. Over the past year, she has represented me in post divorce issues. Her patience and professionalism continued through what turned out to be a lengthy litigation.

Through it all, Puja reminded me to stay focused on the big picture and to not get caught up in the minutiae. I can’t say enough positive things about her. Finding Puja was definitely a bright spot during a difficult time.

Amie T.

The implications of not finding the right divorce lawyer can be profound. Prolonged litigation will not only be costly but may have a serious toll on your well-being. Finding a lawyer who is strategic in their approach, and not merely reactionary to the opposing counsel, was most important for me, as I have observed divorce settlements drawn out for years.

Ms. Sachdev was especially strategic and always a step ahead of the other side to efficiently orchestrate the outcomes that would make a difference to getting to resolution, which is very important if the opposing party is focused on mischief and not motivated to conclude the matter.

Ms. Sachdev provided candid and realistic expectations to help me comfortably navigate through the process. At the heart of it is Ms. Sachdev’s firm humanized a grueling process for me, they showed care and genuine concern for me and my children’s well-being through the process. What was unique in my case was to think of Ms. Sachdev and her entire team as friends who had my back. That was priceless…

Paul M.

Puja and her team are the real MVP’s. They are all very friendly, knowledgeable and truly want the best for all parties involved especially the kids. What I loved the most about this Group of Ladies, is they are very empowering. I felt 100% confident that I was being taken care of with Puja. I know all super heroes don’t wear capes but they saved me & my family. I’m very grateful to them. Thank you Ladies!

Arlene M.

We successfully got to a good divorce settlement via the mediation process, which I would recommend. Puja was extremely supportive, helpful, and the voice of reason throughout the mediation process. Divorce is one of the most difficult and emotionally stressful processes any person has to go through in adult life.

Puja, Andrella, and the paralegal were always available to talk and offer good advice, addressing all the difficult aspects of divorce; child custody, financial issues, child support, spousal support, what to expect in the divorce process– etc. I would highly recommend the legal practice of Puja Sachdev !

Chris S.

California Certified Family Law Specialist

Whether you’re getting a divorce or trying to modify an existing court order, your choice of attorney matters. Family law cases are inherently complex and, in all likelihood, you’ll face resistance from other parties involved. You deserve to be represented by an attorney who demonstrates a thorough understanding of California family law issues and has demonstrated an ability to obtain favorable results for their clients. That’s why the San Diego Divorce Lawyers, APC, should be your first call.

Puja A. Sachdev is a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS), trained family law mediator, and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. In other words, she’s recognized for her expertise in California family law matters across the board. She is uniquely qualified to help you navigate all aspects of your divorce, property division dispute, or other family law issue.

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Family law cases aren’t like other legal disputes. They’re emotionally charged and tend to be quite overwhelming for those involved. The future of your family is quite literally at stake.

The truth of the matter is that you’re much more likely to get positive results when you limit the antagonist nature of your family law case. That means keeping emotions in check and moving forward as amicably as you can.

At the San Diego Divorce Lawyers, APC, we know that this can be tough to do. That’s why we strive to provide our clients with compassionate and understanding legal advice and support throughout the entire legal process.

Our law firm is dedicated to finding the most amicable path forward in your San Diego family law dispute. We will advocate for your interests and fight to do what you believe is in your family’s best interest – without aggression or hostility.

Our law firm is led by a Certified Family Law Specialist and skilled divorce mediator – which means that we are experts in family law disputes. In turn, we’ll craft arguments that are persuasive because they’re fully supported by the law, not tactics reliant on manipulation that will just stir the pot.

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2851 Camino del Rio S #430
San Diego, CA 92108
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We are located in the Moran Building 2851, which is near to the interchange the Mission Valley Fwy I-8 and the Jacob Dekema Freeway I-805.

If you’re driving, we conveniently have free parking lot.

If you’re using public transportation, bus 18 can drop you off just across the street in Camino del Rio S at the bus stop 2828, and walk 0.1 miles to get to our law office.

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Sometimes Mediation is Key

Just because you and your ex, or another family member, can’t agree about the terms of your family law dispute doesn’t necessarily mean that your case will go before a judge. Trials are emotionally-draining and, frankly, downright expensive. Fortunately, there’s another option – divorce mediation.

Mediation sessions involve having both parties sit down with a neutral third party and trying to work toward finding common ground. It’s a process of give and take – of compromise. It’s also the best way to limit negative feelings and animosity during an already contentious legal dispute.

Puja A. Sachdev is not only a top-rated divorce lawyer, but also one of Southern California’s most respected divorce mediators. By using cutting edge approaches and harnessing creating resolutions, attorney Sachdev has helped families successfully and amicably mediate legal disputes- allowing them to save money and avoid the stress of going to court.

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We’re experts in California family law.

Puja A. Sachdev is a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS). This means that she’s recognized by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, the courts, and her peers as an expert in family law. She’s an attorney with considerable experience and a demonstrated understanding of the state’s complex family law court system and laws. She also serves as a Volunteer Settlement Attorney for the court and is frequently appointed as Minor’s Counsel by the court.

Hiring a family law attorney to represent you is a good move. Hiring a Certified Family Law Specialist like Puja A. Sachdev is the smart move. Why? Because you can be confident that your attorney has an in-depth, and often unparalleled, understanding of the laws and procedures that will apply to your family law dispute. You can be confident that your attorney has devised winning strategies and approaches to cases like yours, and that she can execute them skillfully when representing you. You can be confident that you’ll set yourself up for success – and that’s critically important when the stakes are so high.

We Appreciate the Importance of Amicable Resolutions

Many family law disputes are contentious. They’re fraught with anger and resentment. So, from the start, these disputes are stressful and, in truth, neither party is really positioned to “win.” If there are children involved – even indirectly – this can have devastating consequences for years to come.

At the San Diego Divorce Lawyers, APC, we strive to take a different approach to divorce, child custody disputes, and other family law cases. Our lawyers appreciate that real people are involved and that real families are caught in the crosshairs. So, our law firm does everything in its power to advocate for our clients – but in a way that doesn’t aggravate the situation or antagonize the other party.

This doesn’t mean we don’t fight passionately or give up when faced with adversity. Rather, we prioritize finding amicable resolutions to the disputes we navigate. When necessary, however, our skilled litigators will be ready for a showdown in court.

We Embrace Mediation Whenever Possible

It’s not uncommon for spouses to have trouble seeing eye-to-eye during a divorce. After all, their differences have led them to a place where they decided it’s ultimately better that they move forward in different directions. However, divorces in California cannot be finalized until both spouses are in agreement about the terms of their split. That can pose a problem when two people just aren’t on the same pages.

At the San Diego Divorce Lawyers, APC, we’ve spent more than 30 years helping clients resolve divorce disputes through an alternative dispute resolution process called mediation. Mediation gets a neutral third party – like experienced divorce mediator Puja A. Sachdev – involved in the process.

The mediator helps both spouses find common ground and, ultimately, reach compromises about aspects of their divorce – including hashing out timeshare agreements and nailing down financial support obligations. The best part about choosing mediation is that the spouses are able to maintain control over how the dispute is resolved – not the mediator and not a judge.

The mediation process can limit animosity, help spouses get on the same page, and, ultimately, significantly reduce the cost of a divorce in San Diego.

You Deserve an Advocate

Going through any contested family law issue is tough. For most, it’s a terribly sad and overwhelming period of time. It’s not uncommon for divorcing partners to feel uncertain and alone.
When you’re navigating a divorce or fighting for custody of your children, it helps to have a system of support in place. At the San Diego Divorce Lawyers, APC, we strive to offer that to our clients.

Our attorneys know that you’re going through an incredibly difficult period of your life. We know that the person you’d normally confide in and turn to for advice is probably on the other side of the table. So, we want you to know that you can turn to us for whatever support and guidance you need. We’ll advocate fiercely to get the outcome you want, while also offering you compassionate and caring shoulders to lean on.

Time is Money in Family Law Disputes

The longer it takes for you and your spouse to agree about the terms of your divorce or custody arrangement, the more it will cost. While some scrupulous divorce lawyers might love this, the San Diego Divorce Lawyers, APC, does not.

Why? Because we know that the longer it takes to resolve your family law dispute, the more damage it’s doing to you and your family – and your wallet. We genuinely care about our clients and want to help them expedite these often-painful legal battles. That’s why we work hard to invest in strategies, tools, and techniques that facilitate amicable and swift resolutions.

We’ll carefully review the circumstances of your case and identify which legal tools – including mediation or a negotiated settlement through attorneys – might work best for your particular situation. We’ll be forceful as we pursue the outcome you want and advocate passionately on your behalf, but will be mindful of creating unnecessary waves in ocean. We know that the sooner we can resolve your family law case, the better it will be – for you and your bank account.

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At the San Diego Divorce Lawyers, APC, we strive to provide full-service legal representation to clients in all family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, paternity, property division, and more. We also offer mediation services to help families sidestep the heartache of a more formal legal battle.

If you need assistance with a family law dispute, don’t hesitate to contact our San Diego divorce attorneys and divorce mediator. We have more than 30 years of experience handling family cases just like yours.

We appreciate how difficult family law cases in California can be, and strive to make the process as simple and amicable as possible. However, we also know that sometimes the only way to achieve favorable outcomes is by taking a dispute to court. Rest assured, Certified Family Law Specialist Puja A. Sachdev will be more than ready to litigate your matter before a judge.

Give our law office in San Diego County a call to arrange a time to discuss the details of your case. There’s no charge for your initial evaluation, so contact us today.

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