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Family Law Attorney Orange County

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One the most respected Family Law firms in California

Attorneys are problem solvers, and family law presents some of the most emotional and stressful problems clients face. It’s the job of attorneys at Kaufman Steinberg to help you address these problems, and we can work together to create the best possible outcomes for you and your family.

When family issues arise that lead you to seek legal counsel, you might dwell on the past. You may second guess yourself, wish you could have made other choices, or regret past mistakes. Though we need to learn about your past and present, we focus on what you want for your future and the best ways you can get where you and your family want to be.

The family law attorneys at Kaufman Steinberg have seen family problems from every angle. We understand how difficult family disputes can be, and we want to help put the past behind you.

We will ask you to take a step back and look at the big picture. Think about what you want and need for the future. The attorneys at Kaufman Steinberg will represent you to give you the best chance of attaining your goals while also respecting your current status as you work through these tough times.

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We will ask you about

  • What is going right and what is going wrong,
  • Your family situation and dynamics involved
  • Your professional and financial situations, and
  • About your children and what’s best for their futures.

We will explain

  • Applicable laws impacting your situation,
  • Potential legal strategies, their costs, and benefits, and
  • Roles that negotiation, mediation, and litigation play in the legal system.

A Kaufman Steinberg lawyer performs many tasks to ensure the best result for your family:

  • Supporting you through difficult times with compassion and understanding
  • Counseling you with legal advice and an honest assessment of your situation, the legal obstacles you face, and suggesting the best options to reach your goals
  • Vigorously defending your legal rights and protecting your interests as well as your children’s rights and interests, whether that means negotiating a resolution or litigating a case

We Are Dedicated to Helping Families

We pride ourselves in our exclusive focus on family law practice, the personal service we provide, our record of achieving successful outcomes, and our ability to secure our clients’ financial futures. It is our goal to serve you with the utmost integrity and care.

We represent clients in a range of circumstances, from straightforward cases where the parties remain on good terms to complex, contested cases where substantial assets, income, business ownership, or child custody are in dispute. We can resolve family issues in a way that makes sense for both you and your family, and we do so efficiently and cost-effectively. Because family law issues often involve the needs of the family’s children, we take steps to ensure that what is best for your family can be done sensitively.

Our family law practice includes:


We represent clients in uncontested and complex divorces, separation agreements, marriage contracts, and paternity cases. If you have reached irreconcilable differences in your marriage, our lawyers will guide you through the divorce attorneys process while helping reduce family conflict.

Child Custody

Our child custody lawyers have the insight and expertise to help clients navigate child custody issues with understanding, compassion, and knowledge of family court practices. Whether you are seeking relocation, sole physical custody, or joint physical custody, Kaufman Steinberg child custody attorneys can help.

Child Support

Our firm provides exceptional child support advice and services. We know how difficult it is to cope when family incomes change after a marriage ends or when one parent does not live up to their financial responsibilities toward their children. We will ensure that your child support needs are kept at the forefront of any family law case while working to achieve results so you can put this chapter of your life behind you.

Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation service from Kaufmen Steinberg provide a cost-effective way of separating a couple’s children or assets. We also offer family law mediation services for unmarried couples who want to avoid the high cost of family court litigation.

Spousal Support (Alimony)

Our family lawyers represent clients in short- and long-term spousal support cases involving fixed or periodic payments made from one spouse to another. Our goal is to help you through this difficult time by addressing your family’s specific needs with understanding, compassion, and knowledge of legal guidelines.

Family Law Litigation

Our experienced family litigation team consists of compassionate professionals with years of family law experience who can help you resolve family law disputes in a timely and cost-effective manner.

We use our extensive professional experience and work with a proven network of top professionals to help our clients achieve a fair and equitable distribution of property. We utilize the services of experts in the fields of custody, accounting, tax, stock valuation, retirement valuation, and personal property appraisals. We understand the family dynamic and attempt to resolve family disputes with minimal conflict.

We are committed to guiding our clients through all family law court processes to ensure successful outcomes. We work on behalf of our clients to maximize their chances for early case resolution while saving them money where possible. Our family lawyers have successfully mediated cases that could have otherwise ended up being litigated, resulting in unnecessary expense for everyone involved.


What Our Clients Are Saying

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“Steve Kaufman, and the staff in his firm, are absolutely wonderful! Steve is extraordinarily knowledgeable and competent and he, and his entire firm, will champion your case just like it involved their own family. Steve will ensure you get your chance to demonstrate to the court why you are absolutely integral in shaping the future of your family. Steve will give it to you straight and will not play games with you. Steve is not intimidated by anything, nor anyone, and will ease the anxiety you feel about this process! I feel lucky to have found Steve and even luckier to have had him represent me!”

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“Yes, we are so relieved. A huge burden has been lifted from me. Jordon was able to articulate what was in the best interest of the kids. He was an absolute stud.”

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“Getting a divorce is never easy, but Jordon was so compassionate and forthcoming on what to expect, and how things were going to go. Not one time did I have a problem getting information from him or hearing back from him. I highly recommend him!”

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“I strongly recommend Jordon Steinberg. Professional and fair. Very diligent staff. Was very responsive and was able to assist me in matters even on weekends and holidays. Truly one of the best. We accomplished and achieved even more than I had imagined. Very concerned about family and finding a solution best for children if involved. I feel so lucky to have had him represent me.”

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“Jordon Steinberg is a man of the highest integrity who’s work ethic and professionalism is impeccable. His ability to be empathetic and instill compassion during a time of total despair, was the force that gave me strength and hope. My first contact with Jordon was in 2008 and my first impressions of him were: honest, non-judgmental, sincere. At no time did I feel pressure or uncomfortable and in 2014 when I was ready to proceed, Jordon was the one I contacted. Jordon and his team provided me with the legal guidance and support I needed to persevere and move forward during an extremely difficult time. His knowledge of family law surpasses all others and his support staff is stellar. They played an integral part in keeping the lines of communication open at all times, no matter what. Jordon’s patience and caring demeanor are what guided me through the steps and process of divorce and was the glue that held me together. I could not and would not be where I am today without Jordon. I have no words for someone who believed in me when nobody else would. I will be forever grateful.”

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“Jordon is a great attorney. He always works hard to find the best solutions for his clients and keeps in mind the impact to the children involved. He knows the law well and also consults with you on the possible outcomes and risks involved. He has great negotiation talents and strong tactful skills in court. I highly recommend him.”

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“Jordon is the finest family law attorney and conveys strong ethical values. His compassion, integrity and professionalism shows through his capability to converse and achieve what is in the best interest of his clients. With the extensive knowledge of family law and a very influential attorney, a person can depend on with the utmost confidence in going through a difficult situation such as divorce. Jordon is an exceptional attorney and extremely recommended for anyone in search of a family law specialist. I have and continue to refer Jordon to friends and co-worker without hesitation.”

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“Stephen helped with a case my ex wife brought to OCCS after 30 years falsely claiming I owed back child support. He was very thorough and explained everything to us on our level. His presentation in court with all of the facts and his knowledge I believe helped make a quick decision by the court in our favor.”

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“I am extremely grateful to Mr. Kaufman for his guidance, support and generosity in helping me achieve the best outcome in my child custody case. Mr. Kaufman was able to see through and understand issues at many levels and offered me good advice well beyond just legal aspects of the situation. Mr. Kaufman is very hardworking, a strength I can truly appreciate. I highly recommend Attorney Kaufman and I am sure he will do an excellent job for you!!! Thank you Mr. Kaufman for the amazing job you did for me and my daughter.”

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“My name is Randy K. Jones, I’ve worked with Mr. Kaufman and his his highly professional staff for nearly ten years. I’ve used four different Attorney’s in my Family law case in Orange County, Ca. and found his honesty and level of ethics to be unmatched. As a person, I would be proud to have him as a friend, which I could not say of any other Attorney that I’ve met. I have nothing but great and kind words to express my thoughts and gratitude for Mr. Kaufman.”

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“My divorce took over two years and Stephen was there with his support, recommendations and knowledge. His ethical approach and direct manner assured and confirmed my decisions. Rather than make decisions for me, he informed me of all possible consequences and listened respectfully to my decisions. I recommend Mr. Kaufman as a fair, responsible, and competent attorney.”

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“When I hired Stephen Jay Kaufman to be my attorney back in 2005 I knew that he is an excellent attorney but I didn’t know that he is a true Mensch! Steve was fighting for my rights and was very dedicated to my case. He was very responsive to every question I had and always kept me informed. Steve really cared for the best interest of my kids and always gave me the best advise. I highly recommend using his services!”


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Contact Kaufman Steinberg today

Contact Kaufman Steinberg today

Whether family law issues need to be resolved in court or we’re trying to work out a settlement that all parties will find acceptable through negotiation or mediation, the focus of Kaufman Steinberg family law attorneys is always to protect your interests and those of your children. Kaufman Steinberg family law attorneys are skilled negotiators who review family law terms with you and make sure that issues or concerns are dealt with in the best way possible.

We understand the stress associated with family law disputes, so every lawyer on our team remains committed to ensuring that your rights are protected. If you have any questions or concerns about family law issues, contact Kaufman Steinberg today so we can connect you with an Orange County family law attorney.

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