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Los Angeles Divorce Lawyer | Nathans Family Law, APC


Los Angeles Divorce Lawyer

Divorce is stressful for all parties, including children. Whether your divorce has come quickly or is the result of long-standing problems, you do not want the process to drag on, prolonging the uncertainty. Los Angeles divorce mediator and lawyer Michael Nathans is committed to helping you and your family achieve a positive resolution to your divorce in a cost effective manner that protects your rights and long-term best interests.

As a divorce mediator with decades of experience,  Michael Nathans will work with you and your spouse to address the many issues that can arise in divorce — financial matters and division of community property and debts including, pension plan division, spousal support (alimony), child custody and child support .  As a limited scope and/or consulting attorney, Mr. Nathans will work with you to protect your rights and come up with a strategy to achieve your objectives.

Experience Matters

With sound legal guidance from Michael Nathans, a Los Angeles divorce lawyer and mediator with 25 years’ of experience in family law,  you can arrive at a divorce settlement agreement and a new phase of life. Allow Michael Nathans to guide you through the process in a manner that is mindful of your resources and your goals. Contact our Los Angeles law office to schedule an initial consultation.


Los Angeles Divorce Lawyer | Nathans Family Law, APC

Avoiding Court in Divorce to save time, money and your sanity

We take a comprehensive approach to divorce, ensuring that all of your concerns are addressed and that both immediate and future needs are met. We seek solutions that minimize the potential damage of an extended legal dispute and the costs of divorce court. For many people, mediation or the collaborative divorce process are good alternatives to resolving divorce issues in court. Michael Nathans has helped hundreds of clients build divorce agreements through mediation or out-of-court settlement.

In highly contested divorce cases, however, agreement outside of court may not possible. Mr. Nathan has 25 years of experience as a consulting attorney and limited scope attorney for clients who have divorce cases in family court in Southern California, including those involving complex property division, family owned businesses, hidden assets and child custody battles. When needed, we can work with investigators to trace hidden assets to ensure property is accounted for and fairly divided.   Mr. Nathans has 25 years of experience in the Los Angeles family court and thus can give you the right advice to obtain your objectives.

Divorce for Same-Sex, Gay and Lesbian Couples

The dissolution of a same sex, gay and lesbian marriage will address the same important and high stakes issues. Michael Nathans understand the concerns to be addressed in same-sex dissolution and stays on top of the changes in California family law relating to gay and lesbian couples.


The first step is hiring the best lawyer/mediator.

Whether it's divorce, child custody or child support, clients benefit from Michael Nathans' expertise in family law and his dedication to helping individuals and families successfully and cost-effectively resolve their family legal matters.

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What Clients are Saying

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“He owns his reputation for being reasonable, to-the-point, a high code of ethics, and able to close the deal diplomatically but in court he demonstrates a command of the language and process.” - Larry B.

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“I must say that hands down, Michael Nathans is certainly a top notch Family Law Attorney. He is very passionate, professional, experienced and extremely skilled at what he does. His counsel and expertise have proven to be so very valuable.” - LaTescia E.

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“Michael Nathans has advised me on various personal matters over several years. His office is extremely good at taking complex and often emotional issues and resolving them in a favorable, timely and cost effective manner.” - C. K.

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For compassionate and result-driven family law advocacy in all family legal matters, contact Nathans Family Law APC for an initial consultation with an experienced Los Angeles attorney and mediator. We accept most credit cards.