Child Custody, Visitation and Support.

Child custody and parental visitation will have a significant impact on your children and your parenting role. Let me help you handle these sensitive and critical aspects of family law.

I Can Help With

Divorce & Separation

Elite representation at reasonable rates

Spousal Support

There can be legal obligation to provide financial support to a spouse after separation or divorce

Child Support

As a parent with much at stake, you need sound legal counsel

Family Law

Let me deal with family relationships of all kinds

Hi, I’m Debra Opri

With every case I take I bring a skilled and focused legal advocacy to help my clients achieve the results they are looking for.

While I am best known for my representation in high-profile and notable cases, it’s my personal touch with each client big or small that has garnered me recognition and praise.

Fighting for what’s right for your child can be hard, stressful and overwhelming, but I am here to help. With over 30 years of experience I have fought for clients in every possible scenario and I can promise you I can offer exceptional and effective representation.

Experienced Legal Counsel for Child Custody, Visitation and Support

Custody, visitation, and support require the knowledge, compassion, and personal attention that I bring to each case.

In California, the courts must consider what is in the best interests of the child when it comes to these matters. Various factors are considered and I know what the courts are looking at and what they are looking for. Having me on your side to assist will ensure the best possible outcome for you and your child.

I Have Handled Many Complex Disputes

There are many matters affected in the wake of a divorce or separation, my experience with all the complexities of them lead to incredible results. I have a successful track record in settling and litigating many high-conflict matters, including:

Know the Different Types of Child Custody

In the state of California there are varying custody arrangements. The two primary types are “Physical Custody” and “Legal Custody.” Physical custody refers to which parent the child lives with, and legal custody refers to which parent has the legal authority and duty to make important decision’s regarding the child’s life. For each of these categories, one parent might be granted “sole custody” or both parents might be granted “joint custody.”

From Our Clients

“Debra was there for me as a lawyer, advocate for my children, and then as a friend when no one else was. She cared about what happened to me and my family throughout my divorce and the way she fought for me made a big difference to me, my children, and the life I now lead thanks to her strength, knowledge, and her ability to fight in a way that didn’t cost me a fortune.”
Lisa O.

Los Angeles, CA

“Debra has a great heart and is truly a genuine person. She will always have your best interest at heart. In my case, she managed to take a very messy and high conflict situation and resolve everything in an incredibly positive way.”
Susan N.

Manhattan Beach, CA

“I found my experience working with Debra incredibly insightful and easy! She made the entire process worry-free and seamless. She did a great job of making me feel safe, confident and comfortable and I really appreciated that. She knows her stuff and took the time to explain things to me to help understand what we needed and how we were going to get it!”
Jeff B.

West Hollywood, CA