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Pleasanton Collaborative Family Law Attorney

Bruce S. Silverman - Certified Family Law Attorney - Pleasanton, CA
Phone: 925-400-6664

With offices in Contra Costa County and Alameda County, the Silverman Divorce and Mediation Law Firm has been assisting men and women with family law matters since 1967 throughout California's tri-county area, including Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, Castro Valley, Hayward, Fremont, San Leandro, San Ramon, Danville, Blackhawk, Alamo, Walnut Creek, Berkeley, Brentwood, and Pleasant Hill. He is also available to serve as a mediator for family law matters.

Highly Experienced Family Law Attorney - Pleasanton, California

Our attorney, Bruce S. Silverman, is a certified family law specialist (certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization). As a Pleasanton collaborative family law attorney, he has experience using different types of cooperative resolution approaches, such as collaborative family law, mediation, negotiation, and early neutral evaluations, in varied areas of family law, including the following:

Divorce and separation:

  • Child custody and child visitation - including shared parenting plans, visitation schedules, joint custody, physical custody, and parent relocation issues
  • Child support - including establishing child support payments, child support enforcement, and modifications to child support based on a change in circumstances
  • Alimony and spousal support - also referred to as maintenance, and includes determining the amount of spousal support, the length of time spousal support payment will be required, and spousal support enforcement
  • Property valuation and distribution - sometimes referred to as division of marital assets or division of marital property, and includes issues such as valuing professional practices or minority shareholder interests, as well as stock options, 401(k)s, retirement plans, and collectibles, especially in high asset or high income divorce actions

Guardianships and conservatorships

Domestic adoptions

Paternity suits - including establishing paternity to determine child support obligations or to determine visitation and custody rights

Mediation - including serving as a mediator or representing husbands or wives in elected or mandatory mediation involving divorce or family law issues

Prenuptial agreements - litigation only

Post-divorce modifications - including modifications of child support, child custody, visitation, or spousal support due to a substantial change in circumstances

A Skilled Alameda County, California, Divorce and Child Support Attorney Using Collaborative Resolutions

For information on how our Board Certified family law specialist, Bruce S. Silverman, can put over 40 years of family law experience to work for you, call us at 925-400-6664, or fill out our intake form on our "Contact Us" page to schedule a confidential consultation.

Lawyer Silverman also offers early neutral evaluations and consultations where he will assess your family law matter or evaluate your needs before you file for divorce. He will provide you with more information about what legal process will be needed, your potential options and outcomes, as well as how to resolve short-term issues before a final agreement can be reached. This insight allows people a better overall perspective about their issues so they can make informed decisions before moving forward.

Discover how he earned his reputation for legal excellence and his track record of success.


Experienced - Reliable - Knowledgeable
Since 1967

Bruce S. Silverman, Attorney at Law
Silverman Divorce & Mediation Law Firm
Phone: (925) 460-8000
Fax: (925) 460-8200

Alameda County Office
The Atrium Building
5776 Stoneridge Mall Road
Suite 190
Pleasanton, CA 94588
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Contra Costa Office
2010 Crow Canyon Pl
Suite 100
San Ramon, CA 94583
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