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Family Law Services

San Fernando Valley Family Lawyers

Helping You Navigate Your Family Law Issues

Whether you’re signing a prenuptial agreement or initiating a divorce, the family law firm Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation can help you navigate the complexities of the legal system. Our San Fernando Valley family attorneys have extensive experience handling complicated, emotionally fraught cases. We have one goal in mind: To obtain a positive outcome by resolving each dispute in a way that benefits our client.

To get started on your case, please contact us at (818) 462-5076 to request a free consultation or schedule an appointment online.

Defining Family Law

Family law encompasses the body of legal statutes and issues surrounding domestic relationships. It governs the relationships between family members.

Domestic issues make for some of the most delicate, stressful, and contentious legal proceedings. Some cases can be resolved amicably, but many disputes require experienced legal counsel. That’s because questions of marriage and divorce almost always involve complicated legal concerns in addition to sensitive personal matters.

Our San Fernando Valley family lawyers assist clients with matters involving:

  • Establishing parentage

  • Modification of existing orders

  • High Asset Dissolutions

Grounds for Divorce in California

Traditionally, every state required a person filing for divorce to prove “grounds” or some type of spousal fault. Today, the majority of states allow at least some form of “no-fault” divorce, which requires no such proof of wrongdoing. California is a no-fault divorce state, which means either spouse may obtain a divorce even if the other party doesn’t consent.

Call Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation Today

When you work with an attorney at our firm, you are getting a skilled and compassionate advocate who understands the need to listen and has the ability to negotiate in good faith. You are also getting an aggressive attorney who is willing to fight for you whenever necessary and the guidance of a certified family law specialist like Joy Kraft Miles on your side.

Since every situation is unique, our approach to each dispute will be different. From the moment you call us for a free consultation, our attorneys will begin to tailor a legal strategy that fits the facts of your case.

Reach out to us at (818) 462-5076 today. We're located in Woodland Hills, but serve the entire San Fernando Valley!

  • Avvo Clients Choice 2021
  • Super Lawyer 2021
  • ACFLS 2021
  • California Board of Legal Specialization
  • Enterprise 2020
  • Avvo Badge
  • LACBA
  • SF Valley Bar
  • Valley Community Legal
  • SVBA Trustee

WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS
HAVE TO SAY?

  • She was tough as nails where needed and tender and compassionate to everyone involved.

    “Joy represented me in a case to solidify child support and adjust the visitation schedule for my 12-year-old son. She had the difficult task of helping two very different parents with very different value systems come to an agreement that would best benefit the child. She was tough as nails where needed and tender and compassionate to everyone involved. Above all, she was a huge blessing in helping me see the situation from the perspective that kept my child as the priority and very thorough and detailed to explore every option available. My son is better off because of her diligence in this case. I am very grateful to her for her services and expertise in family law.”

    Yvonne

  • In her office she is attentive & mild mannered, however in the courtroom, she is like a JUNKYARD DOG!

    “Child custody and divorce cases can be costly, anyone going into one should know that up front. That being said, Joy Kraft has been extremely reasonable & willing to work with me. The initial law firm I used was much more expensive & yielded zero results. Iin fact, I believe even hurt my case from the start. Joy took over my case & since then things have been moving in my direction & getting much better. My case is a child custody case & when it initially started (before Joy took over) I only had 6hrs of visitation per week with my child. I now have 3 overnights & 2 weekdays every other week & my case is most certainly not over so more time is on it's way. I went from about 5% time with my child to about 30% with more time most certainly on the way. Joy pays attention to detail & she knows my case just as well as I do. In her office she is attentive & mild-mannered, however in the courtroom, she is like a JUNKYARD DOG ! She is quit impressive in the courtroom & she knows family law just as well as she will know your case. I could not be happier with my choice of representation. I feel very confident knowing I have a lawyer who knows my case & is fighting tooth & nail on my behalf. I highly recommend Joy Kraft to anyone going through a Family Law issue”

    Anthony

  • Her advice has been spot on and I have always felt that she tries not to over-promise and yet always over-delivers.

    “Joy is very knowledgeable and has concern for her clients that goes well above what they could pay. Her advice has been spot on and I have always felt that she tries not to over-promise and yet always over-delivers. If she knows some issues will be tough, she tells you and lets you decide if you want to spend the money trying anyhow. But when you do, she does her best to pull off a miracle. Great staff too! Thanks for all the help.”

    Michael

  • I met with Joy and she put my mind at ease.

    “I met with Joy and she put my mind at ease. My biggest concern was my kids and being protected for our future. She guided me in what was to come and advised me that it's going to be a process with everything that myself and my husband had going on. She was willing to work with me and I truly appreciated that. She also let me know that for part of what I was going through, I didn't need a lawyer. She was trying to save me some money. Who does that nowadays? She was very sympathetic to my situation and showed that she really cared. Once my current situation is dealt with I will be going to her to file my divorce.”

    Susan

  • Although divorce is obviously an extremely stressful and overwhelming situation, Joy helped me feel empowered.

    “I highly recommend Joy Kraft Miles! She assisted me with my divorce. Although divorce is obviously an extremely stressful and overwhelming situation, Joy helped me feel empowered. She was extremely efficient, thorough and professional. I am highly impressed by her and recommend anyone that is going through a divorce (although I hope you don't have to) to use her services! Thank you Joy for your assistance!”

    Megan

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KRAFT MILES, A LAW CORPORATION:

THE TEAM ON YOUR SIDE
  • Se habla español.

  • Our team has more than 60 years of combined experience.

  • We will always prioritize your best interests.

  • Initial consultations are always FREE.

  • Our team is compassionate and understanding.

  • Representation is fairly priced.