Attorney Joy Kraft MilesJoy Kraft Miles

Family Law Certified Specialist

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Joy Kraft Miles is the President of Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation. Joy began working for her mother at the Law Offices of Marcia Kraft in 1994, when Joy was a receptionist and billing clerk. Since then, Joy has held the positions of office manager, law clerk/paralegal, associate attorney, and partner—she has literally held every position in the firm, working her way from the bottom up, including, at one point, doing the tech support. Prior to acquiring this firm, Joy was a partner of Kraft, Miles & Miller, LLP with her mother Marcia L. Kraft and Lawrence Miller, where she practiced family law, employment law, and estate planning. Joy is a caring and conscientious attorney dedicated to serving clients during their major life transitions, such as marriage, childbirth, death, and divorce. Joy thrives in the courtroom and has long loved the pursuit of social justice. Prior to private practice, Joy clerked for Family Law and Civil Unlimited Court judges in the Los Angeles Superior Court, where she gained insight on viewing cases from a judge’s perspective. Joy is now practicing as a family law certified specialist. The State Bar certifies attorneys as specialists who have gone beyond the standard licensing requirements.

With her diligent work ethic and extensive experience in the courtroom, Joy always delivers strategic and effective advocacy. Joy focuses on complex divorce and family law matters, including business valuations, forensic accounting, hidden assets and income, move-away child custody battles, prenuptial agreements, restraining orders, and allegations of domestic violence and child abuse. In addition to being a family law certified specialist, Joy is also an experienced mediator.

Moreover, Joy strongly advises clients to prepare an estate plan or will upon getting married, purchasing real property, having children, or getting divorced. She stresses the importance of contemplating who will take care of your health and financial decisions if you become incapacitated, who will serve as guardians for your children if you should die while they are minors, or how to pass your wealth onto your loved ones.

Joy earned a Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School, a Master’s degree in Education from UCLA, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Long Beach. Prior to attending law school, she taught high school history and art history in the Los Angeles Unified School District for eleven years. Joy is currently serving as an elected trustee of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, and as President of the Valley Community Legal Foundation, the charitable arm of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. Joy is married with two children.

To learn more about Joy or to schedule a consultation, call Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation at (818) 462-5076. Located in Woodland Hills, serving the whole San Fernando Valley.

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WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS
HAVE TO SAY?

  • Her main concern was my children and their well being.

    “My attorney was very informative, patient and understanding.”

    Liliana

  • She was very prompt in replying back to me was very helpful and knowledgeable.

    “Joy pointed me in the right direction for the issue I was dealing with but I can say, not like many I've tried to talk with, she was very prompt in replying back to me was very helpful and knowledgeable.”

    Melvin

  • Best litigator by far and to make things better she cares about her clients and strives to have you walking away happy.

    “After having lost twice, I saw no hope in sight. I just wanted to be around my son more. I came to Kraft Miles with just my courage and she immediately gave me hope. My ex hired an extremely strong attorney. I'd gone through one attorney that sucked and tried to represent myself on the 2nd time around, only to be taken for a ride by my ex's attorney. Ms. Kraft Miles came in and turned it around. She won my case and got me almost a month of extra vacation time a year with my son. She is uber-confident and knowledgeable. Best litigator by far and to make things better she cares about her clients and strives to have you walking away happy. This attorney is rare and I can promise you she is a 1 out of 100 type of lawyer.”

    Former Client

  • They play to win and made me feel at ease through this difficult time.

    “Joy Kraft Miles and her team are professional, detailed, and responsive. They play to win and made me feel at ease through this difficult time. Joy is direct, honest, and delivers the facts and explains the legal process in a manner that made me feel both informed and empowered.”

    Dennis T.

  • In my view, they performed a miracle in three hours.

    “You have our sincerest thanks, and Ms. Miles and Mr. Star, who did the best job, possibly, of any mediators I have ever appeared in front of. When I drove away from my home this morning, I had no hope whatsoever this case would come anywhere close to settling. In my view, they performed a miracle in three hours.”

    Michael

Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation

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  1. Se habla español.
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  5. Joy Kraft Miles is a family law certified specialist.
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