A Proven Walnut Creek Family Law Firm

Walnut Creek Family Law Center, Inc. has represented clients in Contra Costa, Alameda, and Solano counties for over 27 years. Our attorney has made over 5,000 court appearances and has successfully resolved hundreds of divorce, child custody and spousal support cases. If you need an experienced attorney who can guide your confrontational family law dispute, call our office today.

We do not rely on sales tactics, but instead give our clients a straightforward appraisal of their case. We have years of experience in California and strong relationships with local courts and judges. Our attorney is a Family Law Specialist Certified by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. The American Institute of Family Law chose our practice as a top 10 family law firm in California.

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A Resourceful Attorney Focused On Results

We understand that you want an attorney who can get results in a cost-effective manner. Our law firm practices an engineering approach to the law that identifies and solves problems in an efficient manner. We are a comprehensive law firm that will manage all court documents and keep you notified of new case developments.

Clients refer their friends and family to our office because of our long history of results. Attorney Merritt L. Weisinger has practiced law for over 43 years and has served as a pro-tem judge in Superior and Municipal courts. Mr. Weisinger is a recognized Super Lawyer and has acted as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. He has also taught both family law and civil procedure in law school.

We are a skilled family law practice for many types of cases, including:

  • False allegations, including child abuse and molestation
  • Divorce and legal separation
  • Spousal and child support, modifications, and collections
  • Child custody, visitation and time-share modifications
  • Property division, including real estate, pensions, retirement accounts, investments and debts
  • Domestic violence and restraining orders
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements

An Experienced Staff Available To Help You

Walnut Creek Family Law Center, Inc. has a staff of professionals committed to helping you. Our office administrator, Karen Briseño, is a Certified Paralegal who has worked in our office for 19 years. Susan Weisinger manages bookkeeping and is a skilled legal researcher. Our office also has a network of trusted professionals, including forensic accountants, child custody evaluators, therapists, visitation supervisors, substance abuse experts and actuaries.

Meet Our Staff:

Karen M. Briseño

Karen Briseno

Karen M. Briseño has been Mr. Weisinger's full-time paralegal at Walnut Creek Family Law Center, Inc. for 19 years. She has over 25 years of experience as a Certified Paralegal. Ms. Briseño attended Cal State University, East Bay, where she obtained her paralegal certificate. She also attended U.C. Berkeley, where she obtained her degree in civil engineering.

Ms. Briseño has extensive knowledge of family law, personal injury and corporate issues. She also handles all accounting and administrative duties while serving as Mr. Weisinger's full-time paralegal. She understands the sensitive nature of the various cases and has excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with clients who are going through stressful or difficult times, interacting with other attorneys and staff, and the various court staff.

Ms. Briseño grew up in San Mateo County and remains a Bay Area native. She enjoys spending time with her two children, her adult daughter, who is a licensed cosmetologist, and her son, who is completing his junior year in high school.

Our Law Firm Can Help You; Call Us Now

We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and are highly rated on Avvo. Call our law firm to resolve your family law dispute before it escalates. To schedule your consultation, call 925-930-7000 or fill out the contact form.