2755 Jefferson Street, Suite 205, Carlsbad, California 92008 | 1019 Costa Pacifica Way, Suite 1303, Oceanside, California 92054

Silverman & Silverman, Attorneys at Law

Free initial phone consultation NORTH COUNTY SAN DIEGO CARLSBAD 760.512.3251 OCEANSIDE 760.512.3251 SAN FRANCISCO 415.906.4142 Evening & Weekend Appointments Available

A Carlsbad Divorce Law Firm Focused on Results

Established in 1993 to serve clients throughout California

Silverman & Silverman, Attorneys at Law, was founded in 1993 with the mission of providing San Diego clients with compassionate, results-oriented guidance for complex family law issues. Their unique approach lets the attorneys, Alan R. Silverman and Claudia Bravo Silverman, successfully accomplish your objectives as they help you cope with the many challenges inherent in the family law legal process.

Psychology and family counseling experience

Before starting law school, Alan Silverman was a marriage, child and family therapist and a clinical psychologist. His credentials include a doctorate in counseling psychology, a master's in guidance and counseling, a master's in behavioral sciences and epidemiology, and a bachelor's in psychology. During his 15-year career, Mr. Silverman performed a wide range of services to assist families and children in transition, including:

  • Family therapy
  • Individual therapy for children, adolescents and adults
  • Group therapy
  • Marriage counseling
  • Hypnosis
  • Child abuse treatment
  • Adolescent treatment
  • Forensic testing in adolescent and geriatric hospital units
  • Psychotherapy for adults and children
  • Residential treatment for children and adolescents adjudicated dependent or delinquent
  • Treatment of developmental disabilities
  • Psychological testing
  • Geriatric treatment

Our firm's counseling approach

We use our unique understanding of mental health issues to ease the stress of dissolving a marriage and encourage you to think rationally and calmly about the complicated issues affecting your family. We assess interpersonal family dynamics, identify the areas of strength and dysfunction in the family system and use this information to resolve or effectively litigate your case. With our eyes always firmly focused on results, Silverman & Silverman helps you take decisive, efficient steps to successfully reach your goals and to preserve your peace of mind during a difficult time.

Designated a family law specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California

Mr. Silverman was and continues to be certified as a family law specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. Certification requires attorneys to participate in a demanding application process testing their skills and knowledge about family law, assessing their experience in family law procedures and evaluating referrals from other attorneys and judges familiar with the lawyers' work product, ethics and professionalism.

Focus on alternative dispute resolution techniques

Alan Silverman and Claudia Silverman have extensive training in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) techniques. ADR typically minimizes expenses and reduces the time required to complete a marital dissolution or to resolve issues that the parties may have, not limited to marital dissolution. Additionally, ADR can be less stressful because it gives you more control over the process.

Silverman & Silverman provides advice about settling your divorce using mediation and collaborative divorce ADR methods. To develop a sense of cooperation and cordiality between spouses, we encourage you to consider ADR to resolve parental rights, child support and high-conflict child custody issues whenever possible. In dissolving a domestic partnership, mediation and collaborative divorce provides an effective means for resolving same-gender marriage/partnership issues.

Learn more about how our Carlsbad law firm is uniquely qualified to help you with your family law matters

To reach the best outcome in your divorce and to limit the stress associated with the process, contact Silverman & Silverman, Attorneys at Law, at 760.512.3251 or 415.906.4142 or online to schedule your free, initial telephone consultation. Sunday appointments are available.

Located in Carlsbad, our law firm serves clients in Oceanside, La Jolla, Vista, Encinitas, Escondido, Rancho Santa Fe and throughout the San Diego area.

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