Family Law Professionals in Southern California

Settlement whenever possible, trial if necessary.

You’re in the good hands of experienced family lawyers

JWB Family Law handles the difficult legal aspects of family law across San Diego and other nearby areas. Our reliable legal support allows you to focus on the transition ahead while they take care of the legal matters. We take an aggressive and effective approach to arguing your case within the realm of family law.

Rely on our dedicated family attorneys

When you’re in need of assistance with a family law matter in San Diego or the area, our qualified and experienced family law attorneys provide the support and expertise you need. Whatever family law issue you are dealing with, you can rest assured that our team can guide you through the legal process. By receiving our effective legal counsel, you’ll establish and protect your rights.

JWB Family Law, led by Jane Wesley Brooks, CFLS, offers specialized expertise in family law, including separation and divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support (alimony), paternity, domestic violence restraining orders, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and asset and property division. CFLS (Certified Family Law Specialist) is a designation that proves that a family law lawyer is proficient in California family law.

Put your trust in a firm with a great track record

Because the area of family law is highly sensitive, our family lawyers approach every case meticulously and carefully. We take great pride in being able to support couples and families as they are going through one of the most challenging times of their life.

Families Served

Track Record

  • Cases Settled Out of Court 91% 91%
  • Cases Taken to Trial 9% 9%

Percentage of Cases with
Positive Outcomes at Trial


We’re top family law attorneys in San Diego

Firm leader Jane Wesley Brooks believes focus produces better results. That’s why the practice is exclusively concentrated on divorce and family law. Committed to settling matters quickly and effectively, she and her team work tirelessly to help you resolve your family law matters according to your rights, needs, and expectations.

We offer a 15% discount to military personnel and their spouses, as well as hospital healthcare workers. Your family law attorney will arrange a free initial consultation to discuss your legal concerns in detail.

Our services are available across the area

At JWB, we’ve made our services available not just in San Diego, but also across the area. You can count on us if you need assistance for your family law case in Temecula and know that we’re here to help you with your family law proceedings in El Centro. Our diligent attorneys will meticulously work on your case to ensure the most favorable outcome for you and your entire family. We’ll minimize the toll this takes on all of you and work together with you toward a resolution.

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of issues are classified as family law?

Family law encompasses divorce, custody and visitation, child support and spousal support, property division, debt division, domestic violence restraining orders (DVRO), paternity determination, pre-nuptial agreements and all post judgment enforcements related to any of these underlying cases.

Our team of knowledgeable and experienced family law attorneys in San Diego render a comprehensive list of services to help you with your legal needs and protect your interests.

What can a family lawyer help with?

Your family law lawyer can assess and advocate for your parental rights, property rights, making sure you are receiving the appropriate amount of support for you and your children. We can provide protection or defense against a DVRO, and ensure you’re contracting different outcomes than CA law provides through a prenuptial agreement before you marry.

How to start family law proceedings?

Contact a family law attorney to assist you in determining what type of case you need to file because depending on what issues your case presents you will start the case out with different documents for filing with the Court.

How do I file a motion in family court in California?

Most motions are filed as a Request for Order or Notice of Motion. The type of motion document you fill out will depend upon what issues you want the court to make orders for you. For assistance with filing a motion, reach out to our dedicated family lawyers in San Diego and the region.

Can family law decisions be appealed?

You must file an appeal within 45 days of the final orders from the family court.  The appeal is filed in the Appellate Court business office.

How do I choose a family law attorney?

You must do your due diligence to find the best family law attorney in San Diego. Make sure you interview the attorney and ask them pertinent questions about all aspects of your matter. Be honest and clear in giving them answers to their questions regarding your case.  Ask the attorney their hourly rate and retainer cost before hiring them. Keep in mind that family law is generally not a flat fee area of law and the cost of your matter can vary wildly based on the behavior of your spouse and their counsel during the litigation.

Where can I find the best family lawyer in San Diego and the region?

JWB Family Law is at your disposal for a wide range of legal services within the domain of family law. Our family law attorneys act persuasively and decisively to protect your rights under the law and ensure the outcome of your case is in your best interest. Schedule your initial consultation to go over the specifics of your situation.