Manhattan Beach Divorce Attorneys | Irvine and Long Beach Family Law

We Offer Integrity, Commitment, Results

Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP has been assisting individuals and their families with family law matters for more than 40 years.

As the largest family law firm in the Long Beach and greater South Bay area, Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP (BGD) has the dedication and experience required to handle every type of family law matter. Specializing in complex family matters, BGD has a staff of nine experienced attorneys. Combining top-notch litigators with experts in non-litigation alternatives, BGD emerges as one of the most well-rounded firms in the family law practice area in Southern California.

BGD has the resources and services associated with a large firm yet still provides clients the personal attention of a smaller firm at every step of the process so that the best possible outcome can be achieved. From litigation to mediation to collaborative divorce, BGD has a proven track record of favorably resolving cases through skilled representation and strong advocacy.

With our office in the World Trade Center in Long Beach, our firm is the largest family law firm in the greater South Bay area. We represent clients in family law courts throughout Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties. read more

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Meet the Team

At Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP, our team of attorneys have decades of experience representing clients in all aspects of family law. We recognize that family law cases involve sensitive issues and can be emotionally draining on the client. We are dedicated to providing our clients the highest quality legal service to effectively represent them. read more

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John J. Gilligan, CFLS, Speaks to Family Law Study Group on Davis Supreme Court Case

John J. Gilligan, Certified Family Law Specialist, will be giving a presentation on the Davis Supreme Court Case to his family law study group on October 14, 2015, at the Ascari Ristorante in Long Beach. read more

John J. Gilligan, CFLS, Works on New Stipulation Form with the Executive Committee of LACBA's Family Law Section and Family Law Judges and Lawyers

John J. Gilligan, Certified Family Law Specialist, has been working diligently with the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar, as well as family law judges and prestigious lawyers, on a new and improved stipulation form. read more

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