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San Jose, California

San Jose Family Law Attorney

San Jose, California, is located near the Pacific Ocean, south of the San Francisco Bay. Founded in 1777, San Jose was the first civil settlement in the new Spanish colony. The small farming community provided food for military forces stationed in California. When California became a state in 1849, San Jose was named its first capital. Prospectors flooded the area looking for gold, but eventually settled in the fertile valley, exporting fruit from the first canneries in the United States. San Jose would strike gold later as booming high-technology and electronics industries made the “Capitol of Silicon Valley” the richest urban center in California. Known as the tech center of the world, Silicon Valley continues to draw the brightest minds from around the globe. Home of Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Cisco, and other industry giants, San Jose has maintained its heritage of cultural diversity and the rich tapestry of foreigners that have transformed the small farming community that first packaged prunes to the world's largest producer of U.S. patents.

For over 24 years, San Jose family law attorney Elainie Honjas has been dedicated to helping clients through the process of divorce, legal separation, nullity, and domestic partnership. As a member of the Family Law Executive Committee, she provides an insider's knowledge of the law as it relates to marital agreements, property division, and spousal support. In addition, based on her esoteric knowledge of the law and her ability to relate to people, Ms. Honjas also provides comprehensive representation in related family law matters, including guardianships, conservatorships, step-parent adoptions, and enforcement of family law judgments and orders. With extensive experience defending clients in domestic violence, Ms. Honjas has established a reputation for excellence as the “go-to” lawyer for families across the San Francisco bay Area. In addition, Elainie Honjas is able to successfully represent consumers through the streaked maze of the bankruptcy code and court.

An Experienced Family Lawyer Who Cares

If you are in the middle of a dispute involving divorce, interstate jurisdiction, child abduction, or custody and visitation, an experienced San Jose family law lawyer can help. Family law issues are complex, sensitive, and tough to bear alone. You will want a highly qualified professional to protect your rights and fight for the best interests of you and your family. Attorney Elainie Honjas can smooth your way through this difficult process and help you back on your feet.

Our office is conveniently located in San Jose on 111 West Saint John Street, Suite 700. To reach our office from the city center, head southwest on East Reed Street and make the first right on Market Street. Veer left on West Saint John Street; in less than a mile, the office will be on your right. You can also take the 82 Bus at First and Reed toward downtown and exit Santa Clara. Our office is a five-minute walk from the corner of First and Santa Clara.

San Jose Family Courthouse Information

The San Jose Family Courthouse in downtown San Jose is located at 170 Park Ave., in the City View Plaza. It is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. The family court hears the following types of cases: divorce, legal separation, and nullity; establishing parentage; restraining orders/domestic violence; child support/spousal support/family support; child custody and visitation; and mediation and arbitration.

Attorney Elainie Honjas will help you navigate the court system and work diligently to achieve your goals for your family. For a confidential consultation with a leading San Jose's family law advocate, please call (408) 292-4849 or contact us online.


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