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Los Angeles Family Law Attorneys

Award-Winning Representation From Board-Certified Specialists

​At the Law Offices of Korol & Velen, we have provided compassionate divorce and family law representation to the residents of Los Angeles County and Southern California for a combined 40 years. Family law is all we do—it is the complete makeup of our professional lives.

Attorneys Korol & Velen are board-certified specialist in family law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. They have both been selected for Southern California Super Lawyers®—joining the top 5% of attorneys in the state.

Depend on Us to Handle Your Family Law Matter

Spacer​We have seen a wide variety of family law issues, and you can be confident our service comes without stigma or judgment. We understand that when clients come to us for help, they are often facing the breakdown of a family unit that was once a source of emotional and financial support. We take this situation seriously, and we are committed to fighting for your rights while resolving your family law problems.

While our Los Angeles family law attorneys have been highly successful in obtaining favorable verdicts in the courtroom, we also offer comprehensive legal solutions through collaborative law and mediation.

These options allow our clients to secure the results they desire without going to court. The benefits of resolving your legal situation outside the courtroom are many, and it can often save you time and therefore money.

The bottom line is our Los Angeles family lawyers work in the best interests of our clients, regardless of where the case may lead. We always strive to ensure the results are as favorable as possible.

How Can a Los Angeles Family Law Attorney Help You?

Family matters can be emotionally charged and legally complex, whether you're dealing with divorce, child custody disputes, spousal support, or other related issues. In such challenging times, having a skilled family law attorney by your side can make a world of difference. Let's explore how a family law attorney can assist you during these trying times.

  • Expert Legal Guidance: One of the primary roles of a family law attorney is to provide you with expert legal guidance. They will explain the relevant laws, regulations, and legal processes that pertain to your specific case. This empowers you to make informed decisions about your family's future.
  • Objective Perspective: Emotions can run high during family disputes, making it difficult to think clearly and objectively. A family law attorney can offer an unbiased and objective perspective. They can help you see the bigger picture, prioritize your goals, and make rational decisions that serve your best interests and those of your family.
  • Negotiation and Mediation: In many family law cases, litigation isn't the only option. A skilled family law attorney can explore alternative dispute resolution methods like negotiation and mediation. These approaches often lead to faster, less adversarial, and more cost-effective solutions, which can be especially beneficial when preserving relationships with family members is important.
  • Legal Documentation: Family law cases involve a significant amount of paperwork and documentation. Your attorney will assist you in preparing and filing all necessary legal documents accurately and in a timely manner. This ensures that your case progresses smoothly and avoids potential delays or complications.
  • Protection of Rights: Your family law attorney is your advocate, dedicated to protecting your rights throughout the legal process. Whether it's ensuring fair property division, securing child custody arrangements, or negotiating spousal support, they will work tirelessly to safeguard your interests.
  • Court Representation: If your case does go to court, having a skilled family law attorney is essential. They will represent you professionally, presenting your case, cross-examining witnesses, and advocating on your behalf. Their courtroom experience is invaluable in ensuring that your rights are upheld and that you have the best chance of a favorable outcome.
  • Long-Term Planning: Family law matters often have long-term implications for your future and the future of your loved ones. Your attorney can help you make decisions that consider not only the immediate issues but also the potential consequences down the road, ensuring that you are prepared for what lies ahead.

What to Look for in a Los Angeles Family Law Attorney

While many lawyers in Los Angeles advertise themselves as family law attorneys, they actually only have experience handling divorces. At the Law Offices of Korol & Velen, our lawyers have hands-on experience in many different areas of family law, not just divorce.

Compassionate and Experienced Legal Support for Your Family Law Matter

At the Law Offices of Korol & Velen, our team of dedicated family law attorneys is committed to providing compassionate and experienced legal support for your family law matter. Whether you are facing a divorce, child custody dispute, spousal support issue, or any other family law matter, our board-certified specialists are here to guide you through the legal process with care and expertise.

When you choose us to handle your family law matter, you can expect:

  • Personalized attention and support tailored to your unique situation
  • Strategic and effective representation to protect your rights and interests
  • Clear and honest communication throughout the legal process
  • Proven track record of success in family law cases

Don't navigate the complexities of family law alone. Trust the award-winning counsel of the Law Offices of Korol & Velen to be on your side. Contact us today to request your consultation and take the first step towards resolving your family law matter.

We Can Handle Any Family Law Matter

We can offer you expert guidance in everything from establishing paternity to drafting a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement; from filing a protective order for domestic violence, to petitioning for a modification to your current child support or custody degree. Our law firm really can handle it all.

Since 1994 our law firm has helped individuals and families in Los Angeles County. We are a results-oriented law firm. While we strive to provide you with personal attention, we express no reservation in dealing firmly with the other side if the situation requires it. A satisfactory resolution of your family law issues is our goal.


Call (818) 962-4669or contact us online to schedule an initial consultation with our Los Angeles family lawyers.


Family Law FAQ

What are the grounds for divorce in California?

In California, you can file for divorce based on irreconcilable differences or incurable insanity. Irreconcilable differences are the most common grounds for divorce, indicating that the marriage has broken down with no chance of reconciliation.

How is child custody determined in California?

Child custody in California is determined based on the best interests of the child. Factors such as the child's age, health, and relationship with each parent, as well as any history of abuse or neglect, are considered in making custody decisions.

What is the process for establishing paternity in California?

In California, paternity can be established voluntarily through a Declaration of Paternity, or involuntarily through a court order. Once paternity is established, the father may have rights and responsibilities regarding the child.

Can grandparents seek visitation rights in California?

Yes, under California law, grandparents can seek visitation rights if it is in the best interests of the child. However, the court will consider the parent's rights and the nature of the relationship between the grandparent and the child.

How is spousal support determined in California?

Spousal support, also known as alimony, is determined based on factors such as the length of the marriage, the standard of living during the marriage, the age and health of each spouse, and their earning capacity. The court aims to ensure that both spouses can maintain a similar standard of living post-divorce.

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  • Board Certified California Family Law Specialist
  • 40 Years of Combined Legal Experience

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