Selecting the best family lawyer today may impact the quality of your life for decades.

The best family lawyer for difficult problems is the one who is able to meet your needs. The best family lawyers, like us, practice family law exclusively, are State Certified and highly rated.

  • Senior Litigation Partner Barbara Hammers, has been certified as a family law specialist by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.
  • The OC Register Metro Magazine has ranked Hammers Baltazar as one of the Top Five Best Family Law Firms in Orange County, CA for five consecutive years.
  • AVVO National Lawyer Ranking System has rated family lawyer Barbara Hammers as “10 Superb” each year for the past five years.
  • Super Lawyers National Lawyer Ranking System has awarded Ms. Hammers the distinction of “Super Lawyer” each year for four consecutive years.

Please review our attorney’s qualifications. Our attorneys have helped hundreds of individuals and families successfully manage challenging legal problems such as; property division, custody disputes and child support enforcement issues.

Barbara-Hammers-Business-Portrait-sq-200xBarbara K. Hammers
Senior Litigation Partner

“We are known for taking the time to help our clients identify their goals, needs and concerns. This usually results in a better, less costly and faster resolution for our clients, who can then move forward with their lives.”

Barbara’s Biography 

Armine_Portrait-216xArmine Baltazar,
Managing Partner

“We contribute our knowledge and experience to city and state bar associations. “We also lobby, lecture, volunteer and write about family law in California. The experience and knowledge gained from this benefits our clients.”

Armine’s Biography

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