Walzer Melcher Family Law Specialists

Experienced Los Angeles Divorce Lawyers

Your family law matter is the most personal legal issue you will ever face.  Whether you are contemplating marriage or need to resolve a dispute with your spouse, the stakes couldn’t be higher.  These cases must be handled with dignity and respect.  At the same time, your legal rights must be protected.  Walzer Melcher LLP has the expertise in California family law to handle your matter effectively.

The typical client of Walzer Melcher LLP is a business owner, executive, professional, athlete, or trust fund beneficiary going through a complex divorce in Los Angeles or Ventura counties.  We represent clients who are getting a divorce and who need specialized personal legal assistance.  We are also known for our expertise in premarital agreements (prenuptial agreements), postmarital agreements, and cohabitation agreements for clients who want protection from California community property and spousal support laws.  We also handle appeals of California family law judgments.

Exclusively Family Law – Los Angeles Certified Family Law Specialists


Postnups: Los Angeles Family Lawyer Peter Walzer interviewed by CBS 2 News

Los Angeles divorce attorney Christopher C. Melcher interviewed by Tony Guinyard of NBC 4 News Los Angeles about the Kobe Bryant divorce.

Christopher Melcher on ABC’s Nightline (edited)


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How Much Child Support Do I Have to Pay?


There are many things to consider with setting child support. The first thing we look at is …. Read more


What Happens to My Retirement Funds in Divorce?

You are not alone with this issue. Most people going through a divorce have a hard time … Read more

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Is My Prenup Valid?

We have encountered countless prenups that were either poorly written or were just … Read More


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How Long Does a Divorce Take?

Every divorce is unique and comes with particular issues and challenges, such as …. Read more


Who Gets Custody of Our Kids?

Custody decisions are the most difficult ones for the court to make because … Read more

Things Not To Do In A Divorce

Things NOT to Do in a Divorce

Over the many years of practice, we have seen all kinds of misbehavior in Los Angeles divorce cases, like these examples  … Read more