San Diego, CA's Divorce & Family Lawyers

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

Family Law Attorneys Serving San Diego, California

At Farzad & Ochoa, we're more than just another family law firm representing people in San Diego. We're your trusted partners, committed to guiding you through every step of your legal journey with compassion and expertise. Our clients aren't just case numbers to us—they're real people who need help and guidance, and we treat each one with the compassion, respect, and personal attention they deserve.

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 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.

San Diego'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 San Diego 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 Orange 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 San Diego, 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 the right time to divorce is can be a deeply personal and complex decision for couples. While there is no one-size-fits-all answer, there are common factors that often play a role in the decision-making process. It is important for individuals to ask themselves critical questions and consider their own unique circumstances before making such a life-changing decision.

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 San Diego?

The location of your attorney's office is irrelevant. The key is their experience with cases in San Diego County Family Court. With virtual meetings now common, convenient, and often more productive, physical location matters even less.

However, if you prefer an in-person meeting, our San Diego County office is conveniently located in downtown San Diego.

Communities Our Divorce and Family Law Office Serves in San Diego

Those communities include but are not limited to:

Downtown San Diego

This vibrant area is the heart of San Diego, featuring the Gaslamp Quarter, Seaport Village, shops, restaurants, and the San Diego Convention Center.

La Jolla

A picturesque coastal community known for its luxury homes, scenic views, and proximity to world-class beaches and the University of California, San Diego.

Pacific Beach

Located along the coast, this community offers a mix of residential areas and entertainment options, with plenty of opportunities for beach and nightlife activities.

North Park

A modern, eclectic area known for its vibrant arts scene, craft breweries, and trendy restaurants. It's a popular neighborhood for young professionals and families.


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

Del Mar

A coastal community with a variety of housing options and amenities. It's ideal for those who enjoy a suburban environment with beautiful beaches and the Del Mar Racetrack.

Rancho Bernardo

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

Carmel Valley

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

Point Loma

An upscale community with a mix of luxury homes and townhomes near the San Diego Bay. It's known for its well-maintained properties and scenic views.

Mission Hills

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


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

Ocean Beach

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

Demographics of San Diego

San Diego is a diverse and vibrant community with a population of about 1.4 million residents. We have represented San Diego residents in divorce or parentage cases.

Interesting Facts About San Diego, California

San Diego has historic and interesting sites.

Balboa Park

San Diego is famously known for Balboa Park, a 1,200-acre urban cultural park that includes museums, gardens, and the San Diego Zoo.

San Diego Zoo

One of the most famous zoos in the world, the San Diego Zoo is home to over 3,500 animals of more than 650 species and subspecies.

USS Midway Museum

A historic naval aircraft carrier museum located in downtown San Diego, offering a unique glimpse into naval aviation history.

Old Town San Diego

A historic area that showcases the early days of San Diego with preserved buildings, museums, shops, and restaurants.

Gaslamp Quarter

A premier entertainment venue, the Gaslamp Quarter hosts various nightlife spots, dining options, and cultural events throughout the year.

Coronado Island

A beautiful resort city known for its historic Hotel del Coronado, scenic beaches, and charming downtown area.

La Jolla Cove

A picturesque coastal area known for its sea caves, tide pools, and vibrant marine life. It's a popular spot for snorkeling and diving.

Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

A natural oasis in the city, offering guided tours, scenic hiking trails, and breathtaking ocean views.

Petco Park

A modern baseball stadium in downtown San Diego, home to the San Diego Padres and a venue for various concerts and events.

Annual Events

San Diego hosts several notable events, including Comic-Con International, the San Diego County Fair, and the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, attracting visitors from all over the world.