What To Look For In An Attorney
- Voice of reason
- Problem solver
Where to Find It: Feinberg & Waller
Educators of the California Family Law Community
California Certified Family Law Specialists, Marshall Waller and Sandra Salinas, have spoken for the Regents of the University of California - Continuing Education of the Bar - CEB for the past several years, they have presented on a variety of topics from trial basics to complex Hague Convention, international child custody issues.
Marshall Waller is a Certified Family Law Specialist, Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California
Feinberg & Waller is a results-oriented law firm practicing exclusively in the area of family law, including complex divorce and family law matters. The law firm currently serves the greater Los Angeles area (including the San Fernando Valley) and Ventura County. The firm's representative clientele include business executives and high net worth individuals; through its use of associate attorneys and paralegals, Feinberg & Waller also provides service to a broad range of individuals.
Our services include:
- Divorce, high-asset marital dissolution, legal separation
- Equitable division of marital property
- Custody, parental rights and visitation
- Out-of-state custody, international custody and parental rights disputes
- Support, child support, alimony, palimony
- Protecting your investments and professional practice through divorce
- Valuation of financial assets, investments and business property
- Pre-nuptial (premarital) and post-nuptial (post-marital) agreements
- Paternity law
Contact us to discuss your specific family law concern. We offer a free initial consultation,** and will take the time to understand your situation fully.
The practice of family law can be complicated and all-encompassing. Feinberg & Waller's lead litigator, Marshall Waller, is a California expert in family law and is experienced in complex family law and divorce matters. He has received the rating of AV* from Martindale-Hubble and is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California.
In Mr. Waller's more than 35 years of California legal experience, he has handled a broad range of legal matters related to family law through out Los Angeles County. These areas include business valuation issues, litigation, employment, finance and tax issues. He has taught family law, has written one of the most comprehensive family law textbooks in the state of California, and has written a guide book for other attorneys who are studying to become California Certified Family Law Specialists.
The Feinberg & Waller Team
Mr. Waller leads a team of attorneys who are effective negotiators and skilled litigators and work well together in a cohesive manner. The firm limits the number of cases it accepts, finding that selectivity advances the firm's commitment to excellence. Part of the Feinberg & Waller attorney team approach is to meet regularly as a group to strategize on case management, discovery plans and case advancement in order to keep the matter moving forward towards a successful resolution. The law firm uses these meetings as a valuable in-house tool for maintaining a high quality practice. We use our extensive experience to analyze your situation and develop solutions tailored to your specific needs. Our skills in untangling legal and financial intricacies help protect our clients while we advocate assertively in their best interest. Throughout the representation, the attorneys perform an on-going cost/benefit analysis, keeping you apprised of the costs of litigation to enable you to continually maximize your resources and place you in a position to make reasoned decisions. The firm's lawyers believe in managing and preserving your family's assets rather than wasting them on excessive legal expenses.
We Are Committed To Staying Current
Feinberg & Waller's attorneys regularly attend continuing education seminars in Los Angeles and other counties within the state of California to stay abreast of new developments in the family law arena and those areas affecting divorce, including taxation, business valuation, high-asset marital dissolution, international Hague Convention disputes and intellectual property. The firm also has technology in place to help the attorneys stay fully up to date on new California divorce case law and strategies to handle your complex and critically important issues.
The law firm of Feinberg & Waller is known throughout Southern California for its skilled, effective, well-crafted, and refined factual presentations. Each attorney in this firm is articulate, business savvy, a writer and a litigator, and this combination makes a formidable force of divorce attorneys. We understand the intricacies of family law. We have the talent to negotiate the results you deserve and the ability to obtain those results through legal advocacy when necessary.
Experience And Use Of Technology
Feinberg & Waller has been an active part of the Southern California legal community for more than fifty years. This firm can compete head to head with the nation's best legal advocates. The firm has drawn upon its years of business longevity and experience. It has kept pace with contemporary work force technology. Feinberg & Waller's state-of-the art computer network, on-line legal research databases, voice over Internet protocol phone system, high speed Internet access, voice activated transcription systems and flat screen presentation television, all translate into efficiency and cost savings for you. The attorneys are connected to the office through wireless networks, so they are able to respond to clients' needs outside of office hours and on weekends when necessary. Feinberg & Waller also works with an extensive network of experts through out Los Angeles and California in the fields of forensic divorce accounting, financial sector planning, fund management, investment banking, corporate law, divorce tax planning, real estate and business valuation appraisers, retirement-pension plan specialists, QDRO attorneys, psychologists and child custody evaluators.
Professionalism And Passion For Family Law
The law office of Feinberg & Waller is comprised of dedicated lawyers and staff who will treat you with courtesy and respect. Feinberg & Waller is a well known, well respected team practicing with integrity. We take pride in being more than just a business; we are in this profession because it allows us to help people, children and families. We are passionate about the field of family law. The firm adheres to a professional office dress code because we believe our clients deserve to be represented by polished professionals at all times. Regardless of whether the firm's attorneys and staff are dealing with your spouse, opposing counsel or a judge, we know that impressions and presentation count.
The attorneys at Feinberg & Waller are also sensitive, discreet and non-judgmental when it comes to the numerous issues or causes surrounding a divorce. We have office procedures and polices in place to help protect client confidentiality. Where children are involved, Feinberg & Waller also pledges to view your children with the utmost importance, regardless of which parent brings the case to court, and to practice with your children's best interests in mind at all times. Your divorce is more than simply a matter of dividing assets — it is a critical decision with a tremendous impact on your life, as well as those around you.
The main office of Feinberg & Waller is located in Calabasas, California; for client convenience, we also have offices in Beverly Hills. The firm's offices are designed in an elegant, homelike manner to enable clients to relax and have a comfortable meeting experience in this difficult time. Our goal is always to deliver excellent all around service that caters to the needs of our clients.
Click here for California Family Law Textbook by Marshall Waller.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
**The initial consultation is free to clients who retain Feinberg & Waller, APC. A significantly reduced flat fee is charged for the initial consultation. That fee is credited back to the client upon retention, thus resulting in no charge for the meeting. In the event the initial consultation fails to result in the retention of Feinberg & Waller, APC, the potential client nonetheless receives the consultation services at the significantly reduced fee.