MORE THAN JUST EXPERIENCE
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
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
- Dissolution of Marriage
- Legal Separation
- Child Custody and Visitation
- Child Support
- Spousal Support
- Property Division & Complex Property
Upcoming News & Events
Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader was successful in defending an appeal which challenged the constitutionality of the appointment of minor's counsel in contested custody cases. The case was selected and published by the California Family Law Report in the May 2014 issue. read more
Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader is pleased to announce that Kathleen A. Tomeo has joined the practice. Ms. Tomeo, a Certified Family Law Specialist since 1985, has been practicing Family Law for 36 years. She has extensive experience in divorce, contested custody disputes, child support, spousal support, complex financial issues, domestic violence, paternity, and post-judgment modification proceeding. read more
Janet Dockstader will be speaking to paralegals about "Handling Ethical Issues in Family Law Practice" at the California Family Law Practice for Paralegals Conference in July 18, 2014. read more
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