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 eight 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
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, 2014. read more
John J. Gilligan, Certified Family Law Specialist, will be speaking on a panel at the Los Angeles Family Law Symposium on May 10, 2014. The panel will discuss litigation costs and case management. read more
BGD's own, Brian K. Brandmeyer and Janet E. Dockstader, were interviewed by the publisher of Divorce Magazine, Dan Couvrette, for a teleseminar about Parental Agreements. The teleseminar is featured on DivorceMagazine.com. read more
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