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At the Law Office of Cynthia A. Magnus, we know that by the time you contact us, you have already been on a roller coaster ride of emotion and stress. For most of our clients, a divorce or other family law matter is their first introduction to the judicial system. Nothing in life is certain. The best of friends grow up and apart, and trying circumstances wear away trust and strong bonds. Divorce is uncharted territory for many people, and we’re here to help them navigate this difficult, heart-wrenching process. We are committed to being your trusted partner during this difficult time. We will steer you through the process, counsel, and strategize so that together we can make the best decisions for you and your children.

We are experienced. Cynthia Magnus was admitted to the California Bar in 1983 and has been practicing family law exclusively since 1985.

We are affordable. Our practice isn’t consumed with billable hours. Our boutique-size and low overhead allows us to look out for your legal expenses as well as your legal interests.

We are responsive. When you retain Cynthia Magnus, that’s exactly who will be handling your case, from the initial consultation to the resolution, whether it be by the settlement, mediation, or trial. She makes it her mission to respond to each of her client’s needs in a timely and ethical manner by promptly returning telephone calls. She keeps each client informed of all events and information regarding his or her case and provides them with accurate communications, so that each client can make informed and educated decisions.

We care. Cynthia Magnus is committed to providing superior legal services in the area of family law, combined with the utmost integrity and professionalism. We passionately advocate and represent clients and give them the attention their case deserves.

Cyntha Magnus is experienced and well versed in both trials and negotiating settlement agreements in the following areas: dissolution of marriage including spousal support, child support, property division, custody and time sharing arrangements, legal separation, nullities, post-dissolution modifications to spousal support, child support, and time sharing, and paternity actions involving child support and custody. She is a seasoned attorney sensitive to the emotions involved in every family law divorce case. She and her staff take the time necessary to get to know their clients, their individual concerns, and their needs.

She’s “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest national distinction available to an attorney or firm. A lawyer must be admitted to the bar for ten years or more to receive an “AV” rating. This significant honor is a result of her commitment to the highest professional standards. An “AV” certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment, a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.