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

Upcoming News & Events

Janet E. Dockstader is a Trustee at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader's own Janet E. Dockstader is an involved member of the Long Beach community and has been a trustee at the Aquarium of the Pacific for the past several years. She recently attended a meeting at the Aquarium where they discussed the exciting expansion plans for its facilities which is scheduled to be completed by the Spring of 2019. read more

Paralegal Joi Millett has become a Certified Paralegal.

Paralegal Joi Millett has completed the program and passed the test through the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) to obtain her Paralegal Certification. There are only 1,300 paralegals in California who are nationally certified. read more

Nadine C. Orliczky hosted a Study Group presentation regarding School Issues and Family Law.

Nadine C. Orliczky hosted a Study Group this month which featured Meldie Moore, Esq. as a guest speaker to discuss the intersection of Special Education and School Discipline issues with Family Law.

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