Morgan Hill, California

Morgan Hill is a city located in the southern part of Santa Clara County, California, United States. Located in southern Santa Clara Valley, approximately 12 miles south of San Jose, 10 miles north of Gilroy, and 15 miles inland from the Pacific Coast. The valley in which Morgan Hill is located, is approximately 4 miles wide and is surrounded by the Santa Cruz mountain range to the west, and the Diablo mountain range to the east. This is a community in which parks and open spaces abound, and make Morgan Hill one of the last communities in the region with a charming, small town atmosphere.

As of the United States 2000 Census, there were 33,556 people living in this community. Morgan Hill may have been founded on November 10, 1906, but the city has a history dating back 1778 when it was under Spanish and Mexican Jurisdiction.

The community took root with Hiram Morgan Hill, a San Franciscan building a country retreat home there in 1884. Originally Morgan Hill was a community of ranchers, farmers and orchardists. However, Morgan Hill has evolved into a bedroom community for the high-tech industries in Silicon Valley. Morgan Hill is approximately 24 miles south of downtown San Jose, 13 miles north of Gilroy, and 15 miles inland from the Pacific Coast.

I offer a free initial consultation so that we can discuss how our office can best serve your needs. You are not billed for this initial consultation if you do not retain my office. Contact our office at 408-217-8506 to schedule an appointment for your free consultation or visit our website.

Our law office is in a convenient location for residents in Morgan Hill, in between the Family Law Courts in Sunnyvale and San Jose. We also have a office located in Sacramento County.

Merrisa Coleman-Bishop is a compassionate attorney that strives to make the divorce process as bearable and painless as possible for our clients and their children. I care about what my clients are going through as I have been through the divorce and custody battles myself. At the same time, I am committed to providing my clients with expertise in all areas of family law while procuring zealous advocacy to further their best interests. In a perfect world, negotiation works out best for both sides. However, if the other party or their attorneys act unreasonably, I have no problem with digging in and remaining tough to do what is necessary to protect your rights. I always keep in mind the big picture and strive to look out for your best interests in the long term so that you may move on with your life.

Family law and bankruptcy is our areas of expertise and my practice covers all aspects including: Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Spousal Support, Visitation Orders, Nullity, Legal Separations, Domestic Violence, and Restraining Orders. I offer a free consultation to discuss your legal matter during which all facets of your case will be thoroughly examined and solutions will be presented on how to proceed. If you choose to retain me, I will be accessible to all of your needs. It is my goal to provide you with a service that you are satisfied with, and I pride myself on furnishing answers to all of your questions and concerns.