Practice Areas

San Jose and Northern California Family Law and Bankruptcy Lawyer

For practical advice based on a thorough understanding of your situation and a comprehensive knowledge of the law, contact San Jose attorney Merrisa Coleman-Bishop.

Concentrating her practice on family law, domestic partnership and bankruptcy, lawyer Merrisa Coleman-Bishop represents clients in San Jose, across the Bay Area, and throughout Santa Clara, Sacramento, Auburn, Alameda, Santa Clara, and Placer counties. She can help you in these areas:

California divorce. San Jose marital dissolution lawyer Merrisa Coleman-Bishop provides effective representation in negotiation, mediation or in court in such matters as:

She also offers skilled client service in complex divorce cases involving difficult characterization or valuation problems and complex property division, and challenging the terms of prenuptial agreements. She also helps both mothers and fathers in paternity cases and child support disputes involving children of unmarried parents.

California domestic partnerships. Merrisa Coleman-Bishop offers reliable advice concerning the differences between marriage and domestic partnership, as well as parental rights in situations with or without a registered partnership. She also represents parties involved in the termination or dissolution of a domestic partnership.

Bankruptcy in Northern California. Santa Clara County bankruptcy lawyer Merrisa Coleman-Bishop offers experienced legal guidance in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. Through a careful understanding of your assets and financial situation, she helps determine which option will best help you obtain the necessary debt relief while protecting some of your assets.

For additional information about her ability to serve your needs and objectives in any of these areas, contact San Jose attorney Merrisa Coleman-Bishop. She represents clients in the Bay Area and throughout Northern California, including Sacramento.