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 eight experienced attorneys. Combining top-notch litigators with experts in non-litigation alternatives, BGD emerges as one of the most well-rounded dfirms 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 has been involved in a 7-Day Trial on Spousal Support and Fees

Brandmeyer Gilligan and Dockstader's own John J. Gilligan, CFLS is finishing a highly contentious 7-Day Trial against a high powered partner with Deloitte & Touche over the issue of spousal support and attorney's fees.

Attorney Kristin Trutanich joins the BGD Family

Brandmeyer Gilligan and Dockstader is proud to announce that Kristin Trutanich, a former Deputy District Attorney with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, has joined the firm. Ms. Trutanich is a Trial attorney with over 13 years of litigation experience and has tried over 70 jury trials. read more

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