LFLG Receives Pro Bono Leadership Award

We are proud to announce that we have received an award from the Volunteer Legal Services Corporation for assisting low income self represented litigants with divorce and other family law issues. Below is an excerpt from one of the press releases published in regards to this accomplishment: OAKLAND, CA – 30 May, 2017 On May 18, 2017, Lawyers from Levine Family Law Group (LFLG) and Hello Divorce were awarded Volunteer Legal Services Corporation’s “Pro Bono Leadership Award” for their ongoing commitment to …
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Hello Divorce Launches, Bringing Divorce Online and On-Demand

You asked, We listened: DIY Divorce — With a little (flat fee) legal help along the way. Over the last several years, our family law practice has evolved, grown, transitioned and modernized. In so doing, we have been lucky enough to work with a unique clientele – The savvy, smart, curious client who is most interested in taking an active role in their matter to attain the best result possible — a strategic path primarily influenced by a cost/benefit analysis …
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Erin Levine Selected for TBD Law, a Private Group of the Most Innovative and Future-Oriented Small Firm Lawyers in the World

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (2-23-2017) St. Louis, Missouri.—February 23, 2017— Erin Levine was named as one of 50 invite-only members of the second TBD Law conference in St. Louis on February 26-28, representing some of the most innovative and forward-thinking solo and small firm lawyers to step outside their comfort zone to reimagine the law practices of tomorrow. The event, a joint effort of the online small firm community, Lawyerist.com and meeting facilitation company, Filament , is focused on convening innovative …
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LFLG Attorneys Recognized by ‘Super Lawyers’ for the Fourth Year in a Row

Erin Levine and Ashley Schuh, both Family Law attorneys for the past 11 years and Certified as Specialists in Family Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization, are pleased to announce that they have been chosen by Super Lawyers as ‘Rising Stars’ in the field of Family Law. Only 2.5% of lawyers are selected as ‘Rising Stars’ in their area of practice. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from …
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Are Three Parents a Crowd? Understanding California’s 3rd Parent Law

California’s Three Parent Law: How might it affect you? Most children have two parents, a mother and a father, two moms or two dads. But what about a child that has three (or more!) parents? What is a three parent family? A three – or more – parent family might seem wildly out there, but it’s a situation many families are facing. For example, a lesbian couple could have a child with a sperm donation from a close friend. The …
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Who’s Your Daddy? Exciting Changes to CA Assisted Reproduction Law

We have all heard the horror story of the Kansas Craigslist sperm donor ordered to pay child support. If you have not, here’s a brief recap: Two lesbian women were in a committed relationship and in order to save costs, decided to advertise on Craigslist for sperm donation rather than use private sperm donation (which can be pricey). Makes sense right? — you get the benefit of meeting the donor in person and get a sense of who they really …
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Levine Family Law Group Congratulates Ashley Schuh on Harvard Mediation Certification


Press Release for November 17, 2014 Congratulations to one of our own, Ashley Schuh, who completed a rigorous mediation certification program at Harvard Law School in October! The Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program is the nation’s first legal clinic focusing on dispute systems design and conflict management.  The certification program has been expertly created to advance upper division students and enrolled professionals in the areas of negotiation, mediation, facilitated dialogue, stakeholder assessment, dispute systems evaluation and design, conflict analysis, and curriculum …
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Levine Family Law Group Announces the Opening of its Walnut Creek Office!


PRESS RELEASE FOR NOVEMBER 13, 2014. Levine Family Law Group is proud to announce the opening of our second office in the east bay. The Walnut Creek office, located at 2067 Mount Diablo Boulevard, has opened its doors and is now serving clients by appointment. Call us at (510) 595-4112 to schedule an appointment. This new location will afford us closer proximity to the Martinez courthouse where many of our Contra Costa clients have their legal matters heard. The opening …
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Sophia Wood Henderson: An all-star addition to the LFLG team


At Levine Family Law Group, the success of each case we handle is dependent on the ability of our team to work efficiently, collaboratively and strategically. We work to produce the best possible work product because in law, a single mistake can lead to a huge loss. Sophia has been the perfect addition to this puzzle. Her keen attention to detail, combined with her excellent follow through and professional yet empathetic client contact — compliment Ashley’s ability to simplify complex …
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Will tomorrow be the day? LFLG anxiously awaits landmark decisions on gay marriage


Tomorrow morning the Supreme Court of the United States is expected to announce their decisions in Hollingsworth v. Perry, a case that challenges California’s gay marriage ban (Proposition 8), and United States v. Windsor, which contests the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). As family law attorneys practicing in the Bay Area who have strong ties to the LGBT community, we are particularly interested in the outcome of these two cases. While many people expect landmark decisions to be released, there …
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