Practice Areas

Family Law

Stearns & Ryan, Lawyers are renowned throughout Los Angeles for its representation of clients in Family Law matters.

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The firm has been fortunate to represent a number of high profile individuals and executives, but prides itself on being available to anyone in need of assistance.

The Family Law Department at Stearns & Ryan, Lawyers is headed by the firm’s managing partner, Ryan E. Stearns, who is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization, and has handled well in excess of 1,000 contested cases in his 26 years of practice through trial, hearings, and settlement conferences. Mr. Stearns is also a past member of the Family Law Executive Committee for the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Stearns & Ryan, Lawyers Family Law Department is open to all clients who need assistance. Stearns & Ryan, Lawyers Family Law clients are a broad range: high profile individuals, Fortune 500 company executives, police officers, civil servants, single fathers, and homemakers.

Stearns & Ryan, Lawyers experience in Family Law extends into all areas—spousal and child support, child custody and visitation, property division, and attorney’s fees. If you need assistance of any kind, please contact us, as advising and assisting individuals in need is what we do.

Our Recent and Past Accomplishments in Family Law

The firm handles both complex and simple Family Law matters involving issues such as:

Our Approach

A divorce, separation or other Family Law matter can be one of the most emotional and difficult experiences through which an individual can go. Our firm has over 26 years of experience in working with its clients on how to deal, accept, and resolve these matters. The firm has a deep network of mental health and other professionals with whom it works to assist clients in coping with their Family Law matter.

Stearns & Ryan, Lawyers believe that most Family Law cases should settle, and, for that reason, searches for solutions with its clients at the beginning of his or her case, with the objective being to resolve the case as soon as possible. However, if it becomes apparent that settlement is not possible, at least upfront, the firm’s lawyers are qualified, trained, and prepared to litigate for you, and have no hesitation doing so.

Our Expertise & Technology

The California family lawyers of the firm are renowned by most judges sitting in Los Angeles County Family Law courts and are known to cause opposing attorneys a great deal of unease and discomfort. The reason for this is because the lawyers of Stearns & Ryan, Lawyers are educated on the up to date developments in Family Law, receive specialized training on trial techniques for Family Law cases, and have available and utilize the most recent technology so that they can present your case in the most persuasive manner.

With a focus on personalized attention and strategic solutions, our experienced attorneys are here to support your legal journey.

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More than just a law firm – the team at Stearns & Ryan, Lawyers is a close-knit family. 

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