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 and employment law. 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.

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. She is also a member of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists. 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.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Past Customers Are Our Best Advertisements
  • “I am truly grateful to Joy and her team for being thorough, diligent, and respectful to help my children and I through this difficult and challenging time.”

    Elizabeth M.
  • “They have been a pleasure to work with and I will always recommend them to anyone going through this process.”

    Kylie E.
  • “I would recommend her to anyone without a doubt.”

    Former Client
  • “Words can't express how thankful I am to have found this Law Firm.”

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

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

    Dennis T.
  • “It's been a long and difficult road, but I can't imagine having accomplished this independence without Joy and her team.”

    Lela H.
  • “You can't do any better than Joy if you are facing or involved in any Family Law Matter.”

    Stan K.
  • “There is NO ONE better than Joy Kraft Miles to handle your divorce case.”

    Former Client
  • “She handles each matter with care”

    Peter W.
  • “Provided excellent advice.”

    Sally S. Studio ity, CA
  • “The entire staff at Kraft Miles went above and beyond their duties at all times from day 1!”

    Sheyla C.
  • “This attorney is rare and I can promise you she is a 1 out of 100 type lawyer.”

    Oscar A.
  • “Joy answered all the questions we needed to ask.”

    Douglas
  • “I would highly recommend Joy and Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation.”

    Julie S.
  • “She was very prompt in replying back to me was very helpful and knowledgeable.”

    Melvin
  • “I thank God I made the decision to hire our attorney Joy Kraft Miles and her terrific staff!”

    Felix
  • “I never felt like just another client.”

    Former Client
  • “She gave me valuable guidance to leverage in my case.”

    Ralph
  • “I highly recommend this firm!”

    Wyler S.
  • “Honest with their advice, attentive and very helpful throughout a very difficult time”

    Edita
  • “Joy made me feel safe through my difficult times”

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

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

    Susan
  • “She's the best there is!!”

    Stan
  • “She is top tier counsel, and worth every minute of her time.”

    Former Client
  • “Super knowledgeable and actually cares about her clients.”

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

    Anthony
  • “I think they offer the best value in LA area.”

    Marie-France
  • “Although divorce is obviously an extremely stressful and overwhelming situation, Joy helped me feel empowered.”

    Megan
  • “Very blessed to have had Joy as my representation, I recommend her to anybody looking for an attorney of confidence, intelligence, honest, and many steps ahead of the opposition - Joy is superb!”

    S.M.
  • “I can't thank her and her staff enough for the peace of mind they gave me.”

    Steven
  • “The savings of time to the courts, as well as the costs to the parties, states the obvious.”

    Stephen
  • “In my view, she performed a miracle in three hours.”

    Michael
  • “Joy was great she definitely knows how to settle cases.”

    Rocky
  • “HIRE THIS FINE ATTORNEY!”

    Melinda
  • “Your encouragement, your wits, and intelligence really pulled me out of a hardship (to say the least) that now feels like a distant memory, though your efforts and giving were remarkable and effectively memorable.”

    Sara
  • “To say that Joy Kraft-Miles is an expert is an understatement.”

    Lisa
  • “Five stars doesn't do justice, Joy deserves 10 out of 5!”

    Ran
  • “It is a pleasure working with her.”

    Former Client
  • “She was tough as nails where needed and tender and compassionate to everyone involved.”

    Yvonne
  • “Joy has been a beacon of strength and competence during my multiple suits from my ex, and always keeps in mind what is in the children's best interests.”

    Former Client
  • “If you have any family/custody issues do not hesitate to consult and hire Joy, she's a legal genie!”

    Ran O.
  • “They are very professional and efficient.”

    Nancy
  • “She listened and knew my desires for the outcome and got me a favorable decision.”

    David
  • “She has been a friend and a fighter!”

    Tamara
  • “Mrs. Miles's ability to derive a solution along with her knowledge of the legal process was the key to allowing me to be the father I was prior to the separation.”

    Former Client

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

WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS
HAVE TO SAY?

  • I worked with both Leslie and Marcia and was very impressed with their thoroughness and attention to detail.

    “These attorneys are easy to work with, and definitely have the best interests of their clients at the forefront of their practice!”

    Ashley

  • Very blessed to have had Joy as my representation, I recommend her to anybody looking for an attorney of confidence, intelligence, honest, and many steps ahead of the opposition - Joy is superb!

    “Joy is the most marvelous attorney in Los Angeles. From the start she gave a thorough consultation which included both a Domestic Violence Restraining Order and Divorce, she answered many of my questions such as having the notice of related cases, DVRO questions, divorce inquiries, which other law offices I contacted did not inform me of (even with consulting) thus indicating for me, she was the one. She is passionate about her position - which is of high importance to me - especially dealing with a traumatic DVRO, she is delicate and professional. I was quite impressed with her experience in dv/family law - always accruing other information and creative thinking as the cases move. I am so happy with selecting Joy - an empowering woman and attorney who definitely encouraged my confidence going into a very detrimental case, DVRO and Divorce, at the same time.. coming out with a victory, graciously to the thoughtfulness of Joy. The case was stipulated in half the time, which was very beneficial and most importantly: kept me protected. Very blessed to have had Joy as my representation, I recommend her to anybody looking for an attorney of confidence, intelligence, honest, and many steps ahead of the opposition - Joy is superb!”

    S.M.

  • Got it done fast and easy.

    “Class A law firm, they helped me with a QDRO for a divorce and pension for my work. Got it done fast and easy. Thank you for your help!”

    Joe H.

  • HIRE THIS FINE ATTORNEY!

    “Joy showed up, did her job in court and won our case—end of story. I showed up unannounced and Joy met with me and listened—greatly appreciated. HIRE THIS FINE ATTORNEY!”

    Melinda

  • Joy was great she definitely knows how to settle cases.

    “Joy was great she definitely knows how to settle cases. Love working with her.”

    Rocky

Kraft Miles, A Law Corporation

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  1. Se habla español.
  2. Our team has more than 60 years of combined experience.
  3. Initial consultations are always FREE.
  4. We will always prioritize your best interests.
  5. Joy Kraft Miles is a family law certified specialist.
  6. Representation is fairly priced.
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