About Us - San Diego Divorce Attorneys

Divorce can be a frightening and a daunting process. Selecting the right law firm or divorce attorney to represent you is one of the most important decisions you will make in your separation process. At the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC, we are committed to protecting our clients' interests, and to providing them with the highest quality legal services in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner. We understand that as you begin to walk down the path that divorce will take you, everything is at stake. Your future and the future of your children depend on how you approach your divorce. As you read more about our firm, located in the Carmel Valley area of San Diego county, you will be able to decide if this is the right firm for you at this critical time in your life and the lives of your children.

Our family law attorneys are dedicated to addressing divorce and separation needs in a positive, collaborative manner that resolves conflict, avoids court intervention whenever possible, and helps families restructure their relationships to benefit all members during and after the divorce. As divorce lawyers, it is our goal is to empower you to participate in creating your own agreements and, whenever possible, to resolve matters with a negotiated settlement.

If you and your partner have valuable assets, you will need divorce help from family lawyers with experience in both legal and business matters. At the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC, a divorce law firm in San Diego you will be represented by a team headed by attorney Nancy Bickford, who has been certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a certified specialist (CFLS) in family law.

In addition to being a Certified Family Law Specialist, Ms. Bickford is licensed by the State of California as a CPA and she has also earned her MBA. This unique combination of family law and business and financial experience will achieve the results that you deserve! When necessary, our lawyers can easily collaborate with financial consultants or experts, accountants, economists, business appraisers, and other such professionals to work through the complex issues that many divorcing parties face. We are committed to providing you with expertise in all areas of family law, and to providing zealous advocacy when needed.

Of course the most precious aspect of any divorce is the need to preserve the emotional, physical and psychological well-being of your children, and to help you protect them from becoming involved in any divorce-related matters. We understand that you and your spouse will each have strong feelings about the emotional and psychological needs of your children. Our family lawyers are sensitive to those needs and will use our experience to advise you in co-parenting and custody disputes. We will use all of our resources to prepare you for custody mediation if that is the best process for your case. Our attorneys promote the use of mediation to resolve custody disputes in San Diego. If, however, you cannot work through your disputes yourselves or through mediation, we will fight zealously through the court system to protect the rights of your most precious assets - your children.

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Here at the Law Offices of Nancy J. Bickford, APC, we work closely with our clients to guide them through the divorce process in San Diego. Your team will consist of Nancy J. Bickford, CFLS, one of our experienced associate attorneys, one of our highly skilled paralegals, and a legal secretary. Together we will work to ensure that your needs are promptly met. As we navigate you through this process, your team will use its expertise in matters involving custody of your children, child support, spousal support, property division including matters such as asset characterization, tracing, valuation of assets and businesses, division of stock options and restricted stock grants, your separate property reimbursements, and other matters that may be unique to your case. You need a firm that will recognize and respond promptly to your very important needs, as well as return your calls and answer questions in a timely manner. We pride ourselves on being accessible to all of our clients and on promptly returning calls and answering questions.

How We Are Different From Other San Diego Divorce Law Firms

Ms. Bickford, a divorce lawyer specializing in divorce cases from neighborhoods such as Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and Rancho Santa Fe, values integrity and dedication in her practice. Our compassion, experience, and when necessary, aggressiveness will enable you to produce the results you need and deserve. We are experienced, thorough and aggressive. Nancy also has a unique team of divorce attorneys to help support her practice, who specialize in areas such as Child Custody matters, as well as focused and effective discovery practices. We get results!


Contact us today if you are considering a divorce or separation from your spouse, or would like to schedule a consultation to discuss any other family law issues, (858) 793-8884