- Am I eligible for spousal support?
- Are there alternatives to divorce?
- Can a parent deny a grandparent visitation?
- Can a temporary custody order be changed?
- Can grandparents pay child support?
- Can grandparents sue for visitation in California?
- Can I alter my divorce decree after it has been finalized?
- Can I change my mind after filing for divorce?
- Can I go to jail for not paying child support?
- Can I stop my child from seeing their other parent if there isn’t a court order stating so?
- Can my child decide to stop seeing their other parent even if there is a court order granting visitation?
- Can my ex-wife get my military retirement if she remarries?
- Can one party stop a divorce?
- Can you stop a divorce once it’s been filed?
- Do ex-wives get military benefits?
- Do grandparents have any legal rights?
- Do I have to pay child support as soon as my spouse files for divorce?
- Do I need a lawyer for a divorce in California?
- Do I need to tell my divorce attorney the whole truth even if there are some things that I would like to keep to myself?
- How do I get information about my spouse’s finances if they are not forthcoming?
- How do you go about getting Grandparents Rights?
- How do you start a separation process?
- How does a military divorce work?
- How is child support calculated?
- How long can you hold divorce papers?
- How long do I have to sign divorce papers?
- How long does a paternity case take in California?
- How long does it take to get a divorce in California if both parties agree?
- How much child support should I expect to pay?
- How much does it cost to get a divorce in California?
- I’ve been served with divorce papers. What should I do?
- If my spouse was the main earner in the marriage, can I request that they pay my legal fees for the divorce?
- Is it better to separate or divorce?
- Is it ever okay to ignore a court order regarding child custody?
- Is there a difference between legal and physical child custody?
- My spouse and I have only been married for a few weeks. Can I file for an annulment?
- Should I get a divorce checklist?
- Should I get a lawyer for my divorce?
- Should I tell my divorce lawyer everything?
- The parent who pays child support is in jail. Do they still have to pay?
- We each have a pension. Can we just keep our own in a divorce settlement?
- What are the different types of visitation rights?
- What are the legal reasons for an annulment?
- What happens if my spouse refuses to sign divorce papers?
- What is a contested divorce?
- What is a temporary order in a divorce?
- What is an uncontested divorce?
- What is spousal support?
- What is the difference between physical and legal custody of a child?
- What is the minimum wait time for a divorce in California?
- What should you not do during separation?
- When can a divorced spouse collect a military pension?
- Who gets to stay in the house during separation?
- Who pays for a divorce?
- Will the military move a spouse after a divorce?
Everything you need to know about working with Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP as your family law attorney
What are the hourly rates at Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP?
Attorney – $400 per hour
Paralegal – $110 per hour
Clerical – $50 per hour
How much is a consultation at Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP?
Our firm charges $60 for an initial client consultation. This entitles you to an hour of the attorney’s time. While other firms may offer a free initial consultation, that appointment is often with a staff member or limited to 15 minutes with the attorney. We prefer to book all consultations with one of the partners to provide you better service and high-quality advice.
What is a retainer and how much are retainers at Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP?
A retainer is a deposit towards fees charged by an attorney or their staff for work on your case. Retainers vary within our firm between $2,500 and $5,000, with the amount depending on the amount of work needed when the client initially retains our services.
What courts can Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP appear in for me?
The attorneys at Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP are licensed to appear in all state courts in California and the local federal court branches. Our firm regularly represents clients in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange Counties in family law matters. Click here to view courthouses on our website.
Does Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP take pro-bono work?
No. If you are seeking pro-bono referrals, please visit your local courthouse. The court clerk’s office has contact information for the local non-profit agencies that offer pro-bono services.
If I live out of state but am having a custody/divorce/support issue in California, can Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP help me?
Yes. Contact our office by phone or email to set up a phone or Skype consultation.
What are the hours of operation for Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP?
Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP is open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We do not close for the lunch hour.
What do I do if I just got served with papers?
Seek legal counsel as soon as possible, and be sure you do not miss your deadline to respond. On any court document, the Judicial Council form states how many days you have to respond. For example, on a Summons, a response must be served and filed within 30 days from the day you were served. On an RFO, a responsive declaration must be served and filed at least nine court days before the hearing.