Promoting Peaceful Resolution
OUR OFFICE REMAINS OPEN DURING THE COVID19 PANDEMIC. WE OFFER TELEPHONE CONSULTATIONS AND ONLINE MEDIATION SERVICES TO ASSIST YOU WITH YOUR DIVORCE, CUSTODY, SUPPORT AND ESTATE PLANNING MATTERS THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA.
Below are links to our local county superior courts with important announcements regarding court closures and/or limited operations as well as temporary procedures to follow if a request for Emergency Orders are necessary. Be sure to check the websites frequently if you have an active case with upcoming court dates. Please visit the website of your local court if it is not listed below.
Sacramento County Superior Court: https://www.saccourt.ca.gov/general/coronavirus.aspx
Placer County Superior Court: http://www.placer.courts.ca.gov/general-covid-19.shtml
Yolo County Superior Court: https://www.yolo.courts.ca.gov/
San Joaquin County Superior Court: https://www.sjcourts.org/
Amador County Superior Court: http://www.amadorcourt.org/
At Shearer Law and Mediation we understand that your family matters.
We take pride in assisting our clients to work through some of the most difficult issues they will face in their lifetime and help them prepare for their future.
Separation, divorce, and child custody issues are emotionally and financially challenging under any circumstances. That is why it makes sense in nearly every situation to employ alternatives to traditional litigation, and resolve the issues presented as amicably and efficiently as possible.
Ms. Shearer is a Certified Family Law Specialist®, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and has been in practice since 1999. She is a trained Mediator and Collaborative Law Practitioner and has many years of litigation experience.
Ms. Shearer will personally meet with you to gain insight into your unique situation and explain the alternative options available to you under California law, such as Mediation and Collaborative Law. Ms. Shearer will assist you in choosing the process that is best suited for your circumstances.
Ms. Shearer offers consulting attorney services to provide advice, insight and recommendations regarding your case if you are currently involved in litigation, mediation or a collaborative practice case.
Our office is pleased to offer Estate Planning services to ensure that your loved ones are cared and your wishes are carried out in the event of your disability or death.
We also represent clients in Guardianship matters to be sure the appropriate legal steps are taken to care for a minor child when his or her parents are unable to do so.
Ms. Shearer also provides a variety of Other Legal Services and payment options, including flat fees, hourly arrangements and "pay as you go" services.