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

Upcoming News & Events

Janet Dockstader Becomes A Certified Family Law Specialist

BGD is proud to announce that Janet E. Dockstader passed the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization's Family Law exam and has successfully completed the Specialization process. She is now a Certified Family Law Specialist. Only 10% of California's family law attorneys have earned this additional education and title. read more

Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader Participates in the Verbum Dei High School "Corporate Work Study Program"

Brandmeyer, Gilligan & Dockstader is participating in the Verbum Dei High School, "Corporate Work Study Program." The firm will have 3 VDHS students working in our office as interns during the school year. It is a wonderful opportunity for the students to gain real world work experience and skills. read more

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