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The firm practices in all Bay Area Counties, including Alameda, San Francisco, Contra Costa, Marin, Solano, Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties. This includes but is not limited to the following cities:

  • Oakland
  • San Francisco
  • Berkeley
  • Piedmont
  • Alameda
  • Emeryville
  • Hayward
  • San Leandro
  • Livermore
  • Albany
  • Union City
  • South San Francisco
  • San Mateo
  • Castro Valley
  • Suisun City
  • Vallejo
  • Fairfield
  • Martinez
  • Concord
  • Pleasanton
  • Danville
  • San Ramon
  • Orinda
  • Lafayette



The Law Office of Ian Van Leer has a diverse Family Law practice including all family and divorce issues. Broadly defined, family law is the area of law and system of courts governing parent-child relationships, marital relationships, and marital property interests. See below for a more detailed list of family law issues.

While there are many particular family law issues, at the heart of every family law case is a personal relationship or financial interest, or both. At The Law Office of Ian Van Leer, we know how meaningful these issues are for clients and how momentous a divorce can be for everyone involved. For these reasons, we approach each case with a specific strategy designed to bring you the best results, while limiting the impact of the case on you and your family.

Handling any family law case requires a personalized and strategic touch, whether it's divorce, a child custody issue, or a dispute over spousal support. Our firm provides tactful guidance specifically aimed at accomplishing your desired results, with the effect of minimizing your costs and reducing the effects of the case on you and your family. Whether using diplomatic negotiation or more aggressive litigation, we tailor our legal representation to fit your personal and financial goals, while ensuring that you understand the process and legal significance of each action taken in your case.

To learn more about each family law practice area click the links below and contact The Law Office of Ian Van Leer for a free initial consultation at (510) 208-1954 or (415) 906-9486.


            The Law Office of Ian Van Leer represents clients involved in a variety of civil litigation matters throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. The firm’s civil litigation practice includes personal injury and general negligence matters, business formation, and contract drafting and review. For more information on each subject, see below and contact the firm at (510) 208-1954 or (415) 906-9486.

            Our firm provides each client with a knowledgeable and strategic legal perspective to their case, designed to accomplish their goals in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible. When it comes to civil litigation matters, it deals with your livelihood—your business, your income, your property, and even your body and health. We know how important your case is to you, but we also know how difficult litigation can be for our clients. With The Law Office of Ian Van Leer, you can rest assured that our legal representation is tailored to fit your specific goals, so you can live your life while we handle your lawsuit. We approach your case with tact, negotiating when appropriate and litigating aggressively when necessary.

            To learn more about the civil litigation services provides by The Law Office of Ian Van Leer contact us today for a free initial consultation.

            WILLS & TRUSTS

            Wills and trusts are useful and powerful tools for controlling and protecting your property for yourself and your loved ones. In some scenarios, a will or a trust may be your best or only option to protect your property during your life and decide what happens with it when you pass on. At The Law Office of Ian Van Leer, we know how important your estate planning instrument is for you and your family. Our firm will help you decide which type of estate plan is ideal for you and can help keep your current will or trust up-to-date with new amendments and modifications of your choice. With The Law Office of Ian Van Leer, you know your assets are securely protected by carefully and precisely drafted legal instruments.

            Contact The Law Office of Ian Van Leer at (510) 208-1954 or (415) 906-9486 for a free initial consultation and to learn more about our wills and trusts legal services.



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