Mother and Daughter

Focused on Family Law in Riverside & San Diego Counties

Divorce & Legal Separation

Going through a divorce can shatter your world into a million pieces. With an advocate by your side handling your legal issues, you will be able to focus on rebuilding stability. Throughout the divorce process we will be there to provide legal advice, negotiate settlement agreements, and ensure your best interests are being kept in mind.

Although every case is different, issues that are commonly addressed during the divorce process include:

Spousal Support

Child Custody & Visitation

Division of Property

Child Support

Move Away Requests

Division of Debts

Uncontested Divorce

When both spouses can work out their own agreement on all outstanding issues involved in their case, they can save time and money. An uncontested divorce will allow both parties to craft the terms of their divorce without having to attend endless court hearings to resolve issues. The Law Office of Danielle B. Rivera can assist you with this simplified divorce process by preparing and reviewing your documents, as well as providing advice to ensure your agreement is fair and reasonable.


Figuring out how to get formal custody and visitation orders or child support can be confusing when you and your ex were never married. The Law Office of Danielle B. Rivera can guide you through the paternity process so that you can and your ex can have consistency and certainty when it comes to the kids.

Every client has different needs, however, issues commonly addressed during the paternity process include:

  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Child Support


Taking on the responsibility to care for a child when their parents can’t is a big commitment. As a guardian, you would be required to provide for the child’s health, safety, education, and general welfare. The Law Office of Danielle B. Rivera can help you obtain a temporary and general guardianship so that you can provide stability for the child in your care.

Step-Parent Adoption

It takes a special person to step in the shoes of a someone who is not able to be part of their child’s life. If you and your spouse have been married for at least a year and have decided it’s time to formalize your family’s bond, call us to help guide you through the step-parent adoption process.

Additional Services Available:

Name Changes
Document Preparation
Misdemeanor Expungements

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