La Jolla, CA's Divorce & Family Lawyers

Our California Family Law expertise and experience lead to successful outcomes.

Family Law Attorneys Serving La Jolla, California

At Farzad & Ochoa, we're more than just another family law firm representing people in La Jolla. We're your reliable partners, committed to leading you through the family law process. Our clients are more than just case numbers—they are real people seeking support and guidance. We approach each case with the compassion, respect, and personal attention it deserves

Don't just take our word for it - hear directly from those we've helped. Our former clients rave about our legal knowledge, excellent communication skills, and ability to strategically advocate their interests consistent with the facts and the law while still keeping costs reasonable. They know firsthand that when you work with us, you get a team that truly cares about you and your children.

So, if you're looking for a family law attorney and firm who will stand by your side every step of the way, look no further than Farzad & Ochoa. We'll bring our expertise, knowledge, and unwavering commitment to your case, working tirelessly to achieve the best outcome for you and your loved ones.

La Jolla's Better Choice for Family Law Representation

When the world feels like it's crumbling around you, the last thing you need is a family law firm that treats you like just another case. At Farzad & Ochoa, we understand that divorce and parentage cases in La Jolla are deeply personal, emotional, and life-altering experiences. That's why we put your needs front and center, providing expert legal guidance and the compassionate support you deserve during this challenging time.

As seasoned family law attorneys serving San Diego County, we've seen it all - and we know that every case is unique. That's why we take the time to truly listen to your story, understand your goals and concerns, and craft a personalized strategy tailored to your specific situation. We don't believe in cookie-cutter solutions or one-size-fits-all approaches. Instead, we provide the kind of quality representation that makes a real difference in our clients' lives.

So if you're facing a divorce or parentage case in La Jolla, don't settle for just any family law firm. Choose the attorneys who will treat you with the respect, empathy, and individualized attention you deserve. Choose Farzad & Ochoa - because you're more than just a case to us. You're a person who deserves the very best legal representation and support during this difficult chapter of your life.

Our Practice Areas

Child Custody
At Farzad & Ochoa, we have significant experience in child custody cases, providing expert legal guidance and representation to families throughout Southern California. Our dedicated team understands the emotional and legal challenges involved in custody disputes and is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Whether you seek to establish a custody arrangement, modify an existing order, or resolve a custody dispute, we offer personalized and compassionate support at every step. Our goal is to protect your parental rights and ensure the well-being of your children, delivering solutions tailored to your family's unique needs.

Child Support

We provide comprehensive legal services for child support cases to ensure fair and equitable support arrangements for your children. Our experienced attorneys understand the complexities of California child support laws and are dedicated to protecting your family's best interests.

Whether you are seeking to establish, modify, or enforce a child support order, we are committed to offering personalized and compassionate representation.

Our experienced attorneys understand divorce's complexities and emotional challenges and are dedicated to guiding you through this difficult time.

We handle all aspects of divorce, including property and asset division, spousal support, child custody, and child support, ensuring that your rights and interests are protected. No case is too complex for us.

At Farzad & Ochoa, we are dedicated to delivering fair and equitable outcomes consistent with the facts and the law, by offering personalized attention and strategic solutions tailored to your specific needs. Our commitment is to help you navigate the legal process confidently and clearly, setting the stage for a brighter future.
Domestic Violence and Abuse

Our dedicated team is committed to providing the support and legal protection needed in these challenging situations.

We understand the profound impact domestic abuse can have on individuals and families, and we are here to help you navigate the legal system to ensure your safety and well-being. Our team of attorneys is experienced in obtaining restraining orders, navigating custody and support issues, and advocating for victims' rights.

At Farzad & Ochoa, we offer compassionate, confidential, and effective representation to help you break free from abuse and rebuild your life with confidence and security.


Our team understands the financial complexities and emotional sensitivities in determining spousal support.

Whether seeking alimony or contesting a claim, we provide personalized and strategic solutions tailored to your specific circumstances. We handle all aspects of alimony, including negotiations, establishing an order, modifications, terminations, and enforcement, ensuring your rights and financial interests are protected.

We are committed to guiding you through the legal process with expertise and compassion, helping you achieve a fair and equitable resolution for your future stability.

Asset Division

Our experienced attorneys understand the intricacies of dividing community property and determining separate property and are committed to ensuring a fair and equitable distribution of assets.

Whether your case involves complex financial portfolios, real estate, a divorce with a business involved, retirements, investments, or other valuable assets, we offer personalized strategies tailored to your unique situation.

We meticulously analyze and negotiate to protect your financial interests and secure a favorable outcome. We do not hesitate to proceed to court when your spouse is unreasonable.

We are dedicated to guiding you through the asset division process with professionalism and care, helping you achieve financial stability and peace of mind for your future.

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When Is It Time For A Divorce?

Deciding when it's time for a divorce is an incredibly personal and complex decision that varies greatly from one couple to another. Key indicators that it might be time to consider ending the marriage include persistent unhappiness, a lack of communication, and irreparable trust issues, such as infidelity or dishonesty.

Additionally, if attempts at counseling or therapy have failed to improve the relationship, or if one or both partners feel emotionally or physically unsafe, it may be necessary to contemplate divorce.

Seeking guidance from divorce attorneys can also provide clarity and support during this difficult time. Ultimately, the timing of a divorce is a highly individual choice that should be made with careful consideration and reflection.

Do You Need An Attorney Located in La Jolla?

You no longer need to hire an attorney based on their office location. The important thing is that your attorney has experience with cases in San Diego County Family Court. With virtual meetings now common and convenient, the physical location of your attorney is less relevant. However, our office is in Downtown San Diego if you prefer to meet in person.

Communities Our Divorce and Family Law Office Serves in La Jolla

Those communities include but are not limited to:

La Jolla Village

This vibrant area is the heart of La Jolla, featuring the upscale shopping center Westfield UTC, restaurants, and cultural venues.

La Jolla Shores

A picturesque community known for its scenic beach, luxury homes, and proximity to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. It's a popular area for families and outdoor enthusiasts.

La Jolla Heights

Located near the University of California, San Diego, this community offers a mix of residential areas and scenic views, with plenty of opportunities for educational and recreational activities.

Bird Rock

A modern, family-friendly area known for its coastal views, parks, and convenient shopping centers. It's a community-oriented neighborhood with a relaxed atmosphere.


A historic neighborhood featuring charming homes, tree-lined streets, and a close-knit community atmosphere. It's known for its unique architecture and local events.

La Jolla Farms

A diverse community with a variety of housing options and amenities. It's ideal for those who enjoy a suburban environment with easy access to parks and the beach.

La Jolla Mesa

A suburban neighborhood with easy access to shopping centers, schools, and parks. It offers many residential options, from single-family homes to apartments.

La Jolla Alta

A family-friendly community with well-maintained homes, parks, and schools. It's known for its suburban feel and community-oriented atmosphere.

La Jolla Country Club

An upscale area with a mix of luxury homes and townhomes near the La Jolla Country Club. It's known for its well-maintained properties and scenic views.

La Jolla Heights

A popular residential area close to Downtown La Jolla, offering townhomes and amenities like parks and greenbelts. It's ideal for those who enjoy an active, outdoor lifestyle.

Upper Hermosa

A suburban neighborhood with a mix of single-family homes, condos, and apartments. It's known for its convenient location and family-friendly environment.

Lower Hermosa

This community features a variety of residential options, including single-family homes and apartments. It's near shopping centers, parks, and schools.

Demographics of La Jolla

La Jolla is a diverse and vibrant community with a population of about 46,000 residents.

Interesting Facts About La Jolla, California

La Jolla has historic and interesting sites.

La Jolla Cove

La Jolla is famously known for La Jolla Cove, a small, picturesque beach with crystal-clear waters, ideal for snorkeling and diving.

Torrey Pines Golf Course

A world-renowned golf course that hosts the annual Farmers Insurance Open and offers stunning ocean views.

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

A public aquarium and marine biology research center, part of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, featuring exhibits on marine life and ocean science.

The Village

A bustling area with upscale boutiques, art galleries, and gourmet restaurants. It's a cultural and social hub of La Jolla.

Ellen Browning Scripps Park

A scenic park along the coast, perfect for picnics, walking, and enjoying ocean views. It's one of the most photographed spots in San Diego.

Mount Soledad

A historic landmark offering panoramic views of San Diego and a veterans' memorial.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

A premier cultural venue that hosts a variety of art exhibitions and educational programs, supporting local and international artists.

La Jolla Playhouse

A renowned theater known for its innovative productions and contributions to the performing arts.

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

A natural park offering guided tours, scenic hiking trails, and breathtaking ocean views.

Annual Events

La Jolla hosts several notable events, including the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival, the La Jolla Concours d'Elegance car show, and the La Jolla Art & Wine Festival, attracting visitors from all over the region.