• If you and/or your spouse live in California, and your spouse is filing for divorce in California, or you have made the decision to file for divorce in California; opt for the experienced, skilled, and professional California Divorce Attorney William D. Evans and his team of professionals. A prominent Long Beach Lawyer, William D. Evans has experience trying cases throughout Southern California. Most of our cases have come from the local area – divorce in Long Beach, divorce in Los Angeles, divorce in Orange County. However, because separated spouses can reside anywhere (even out of state or out of the country); our cases have occurred between countless jurisdictions. If you are looking for the best family law attorney Los Angeles, the best family law attorney Orange County, or the best family law attorney Long Beach; you have come to the right place. William D. Evans practices family law with an ethical and sensitive orientation to meet the needs of his clients.


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Dissolution of Marriage Process

​The dissolution of marriage process usually follows one of three possible courses of action: Traditional Litigation, Collaboration OR Divorce Mediation.


Executive Divorce

​High net worth divorces almost always involve asset and debt identification, characterization of the assets and liabilities and the valuation of businesses owned or operated by either or both spouses. 

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Prenuptial Agreement

A Prenuptial Agreement is a contract entered into by a couple in contemplation of marriage. Such agreements generally address property issues in the event of divorce or death, but can include other matters as well.

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Division of Marital Property

​One of the main issues in a divorce or legal separation is the division of community property. In California, any property acquired by you or your spouse during marriage will be divided equally.  

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Spousal Support

Spousal support is the amount of money the court orders the higher wage earning spouse to pay to the other spouse every month. There are two types of spousal support—temporary and permanent.

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Child Custody

​Child custody involves the legal rights of each parent to make decisions about a child’s life and the right of each parent to live with or visit the child. 

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Child Support

In California each parent is required to support their children financially until the child reaches age 19 or graduates from high school as a full-time student at age 18

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Paternity Issues

A paternity action may be filed to establish whether a person is or is not the natural parent of a child; and if so, to determine how the child will be parented; the parents’ legal and physical custody rights and child support obligations.


William D. Evans, An Accomplished Attorney Who Specializes in Divorce and Family Law in California

  • Do you want to know how to file for divorce in California?
  • Do you want to know how to win a child custody case in California?
  • Have you been considering how to get an annulment in California?
  • Do you have a marital property or will and trust property issue to resolve?
  • Do you have any other family law questions?

If any family law action has been on your mind, you probably have many unanswered questions and unknowns. There are many ways to execute a family law action in the State of California.

You could consider filing on your own. If you and your soon to be ex-spouse cannot work things out amicably; a highly experienced family law attorney like William D. Evans may be necessary to win your freedom, protect your assets, or protect those who are most important to you. Don’t leave a matter as important as divorce in California up to chance.

William D. Evans offers a free initial consultation. Make William D. Evans a part of your winning team today. As a divorce lawyer with over four decades of experience in the field, he has earned many accolades which include the Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rating awarded to only the top one (1) percent of attorneys in the United States based upon peer review. He has held the AVVO Superb “Perfect 10” rating since its inception and in 2018 was named by the Los Angeles Times as a “Top Lawyer in Southern California.” His wealth of experience in family law matters provides the ability and leverage to obtain positive legal results for his clients through mediation and settlement to avoid protracted court battles, if possible. However, he is also a very experienced trial attorney and not hesitant to fully litigate your case in the event the other side is intractable or judicial resolution is otherwise required.   Seeking a favorable outcome to your divorce proceedings? Then, place your trust and confidence in William D. Evans:

  • Top-rated, peer-reviewed, “Top Lawyer in Southern California”
  • Wealth of experience in assessing divorce options and related issues such as spousal support, child support, child custody, division of property, wills and trusts, legal guardianship, grandparent’s rights, establishment and disestablishment of paternity.
  • Has fought cases all throughout Southern California; and even nationally, and internationally.
  • Leverages experience to attain positive legal outcomes and avoid long, protracted court battles

William D. Evans is your #1 Los Angeles divorce lawyer.

William D. Evans possesses objectivity that never falters and a keen sensitivity to the handling of family legal proceedings that often lead to quick settlement and fair, equitable asset allocation. He also has a wealth of experience in alternative dispute resolution and considerable expertise in managing trials at family law courts

Seeking a fair outcome to divorce proceedings that handles all your personal concerns with sensitivity? Then place your trust and confidence in the best Long Beach law firm its seasoned principal attorney, William D. Evans.

Not Only does William D. Evans practice the law. He also teaches. This makes him especially well-suited to handling your divorce in California.

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