Our focus is settle your case through alternative dispute resolution options like mediation. However, we will be tough if litigation is necessary for your family law matter. We can handle a straightforward, simple divorce, as well as a more complex divorce case, including if you have a business.

You will receive in-house expertise ranging from 10 to 35 years of experience from our family law attorneys, including one with a strong civil litigation background, giving you access to a pool of knowledge and invaluable insights that other attorneys do not possess.  This makes us more effective and efficient in handling your divorce.

We are committed to providing our clients with compassionate and strong legal representation that is individualized to fit your particular needs.

Our services and expertise include:

  • Pre-Marital
    • Pre-Nuptial Agreements (review only)
  • Divorce and Legal Separation
    • Marital Dissolution (Divorce)
    • Same-Sex Divorce
    • Child Custody and Parenting Plans
    • Move-Away Requests
    • Discovery
    • Property Division
    • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Post-Divorce
    • Enforcement Challenges
    • Post-Judgment Modifications of:
      • Child Custody
      • Child Support & Spousal Support
      • Post-Nuptial Agreement Review
  • Other Family Law Services
    • Step-Parent Adoptions
    • Grandparent Visitation
    • Special Master (Expert) Services
    • Paternity Actions


ABC Family Law takes a compassionate, but pragmatic approach to your divorce, custody and related family law matters. We share a common mission of making sure you leave us stronger and more confident about the future than when you arrived.

To that end, our approach to working with you includes three important elements:


It is important to us that you understand each step in the divorce process. Divorce is complex with many unfamiliar terms, procedures and rules. We walk you through the process and answer any questions you have up front and as often as you need along the way.

Strategic Planning

Every case is different with its own unique issues. We work with you to build a strategic plan aimed toward achieving the results you want in the most cost-effective way possible. Once the plan is in place, we offer you advice and resources to help you make informed decisions throughout the process.

Involving You Every Step of the Way

There are many unknown factors and uncontrollable circumstances that will arise in your case. We are there to handle whatever comes up for you. We know that cost is always a factor. As we make our way through your case together, we analyze the cost and benefit along the way.

General Testimonials

Read What Clients Are Saying

“Clients in need of family law feel vulnerable, and Lesa (Christenson)’s care and integrity put them at ease and make them feel safe. Her skill brings them success and satisfaction. She is phenomenal at what she does and genuinely, Lesa is one of the best in her profession in all of San Diego County.”*

*This testimonial or endorsement does not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.