Practice Areas

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Annulment of Marriage in California

Sometimes having a marriage annulled is more appropriate than a divorce. If the Court grants an annulment, it is really saying that the marriage never existed. The Law Office of Ane Murphy, Attorney at Law, has been effectively helping people secure…

Child and Spousal Support Attorney

Ane Murphy is skilled at helping clients with the Support process and works to make the process as civil and uncomplicated as possible. During your initial consultation, you will learn all aspects of your legal rights. However, if the opposing side does…

Child Custody and Visitation

Child custody can be one of the most contentious areas of family law. While California law always decides these disputes in favor of the best interests of the child, the courts have wide latitude in determining the appropriate interests. Ane Murphy is a skilled child custody attorney who can…

Child Support San Jose

In California, child support guidelines are set by formulas considering a number of factors including each parent’s income, number of children in the family, custody timeshare and other factors. While the required child support level is set in the divorce decree, that amount is not fixed forever…

Divorce Lawyer in San Jose

San Jose Divorce Lawyer Ane Murphy is a Certified Specialist in Family Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization. We understand how difficult and often overwhelming a divorce can be. We are here to help our clients negotiate the complex legal and business decisions when they are dealing with…

Domestic Violence

Domestic, dating and sexual violence are costly and pervasive problems in this country, causing victims, as well as witnesses and bystanders, in every community to suffer incalculable pain and loss. In addition to the lives taken and injuries suffered, partner violence shatters the sense of well-being that allows people to thrive and can also cause…

Rights of Grandparents in California

The relationship between a child and his or her grandparents is almost always a great source of joy for all concerned. Unfortunately, a divorce, the death of a parent, or a a drastic change in family circumstances can leave many grandparents on the outside…

Legal Separation

Being legally separated in California is something that few people understand. Some people believe that a legal separation is an interim stage, prior to a complete divorce. Others will ask for a legal separation assuming that it is cheaper or…

Minors Counsel

Children are the biggest victims in Divorce. Attorney Ane Murphy has been representing children for many years in high conflict cases by being appointed by the Judge of Superior Court or sought out by an Attorney for their client in Santa Clara County. Depending on the case…

Parental Alienation

Parental alienation is a terribly painful experience for both the child and the parent. When a bitter divorce or other issues cause one parent to willfully alienate children from the other parent, the results can be tragic for all concerned…

Paternity Attorney

As science has advanced, paternity law and societal attitudes have changed too. As a result, paternity issues have become more complicated. But while the issues may be more difficult to sort out, establishing paternity has never been easier. In recent years, blood tests have become obsolete, as DNA is now obtained by taking a simple and painless tissue swab…

Restraining Order Attorney

A domestic violence restraining order (DVRO) is a civil court order that is signed by a judge and tells the abuser to stop the abuse or face serious legal consequences. It offers civil legal protection from domestic violence to both female and male…

Spousal Support

Spousal or Partner support is defined as payment to an ex-spouse after a divorce (and while a divorce is pending). There are two kinds of spousal support – one is temporary support and the other is Post Judgment also known as Permanent Spousal Support….