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Some people make the mistake of representing themselves in what will likely be one of the most complex and important passages of their lives. Every step of the legal process must be done right and in a timely manner. Self-represented persons are expected to adhere to all court rules. Any oversight in the legal process could have far reaching effects for the rest of your life and your children's lives. Be sure to factor in the emotional turmoil that will handicap you as your own advocate and consider getting counsel.

Having a forthright, dedicated lawyer who is also an unyielding advocate for your interests can make all the difference in your ability to reach resolution and move forward in life. Since launching her career as a Ventura, California, family law attorney, Ms. Carla Hartley has built a widespread reputation for offering the utmost in sound legal guidance and achieving positive results even in high-conflict cases.

Ms. Hartley is an adviser, negotiator and formidable litigator with unique credentials and an impeccably conscientious approach to client service. She is a decorated Marine Corps veteran who served honorably, and she leads our family law practice in a manner consistent with her strong Christian values. Clients and peers in the legal community consistently express high esteem for her skills and refer others who need help to Hartley, Maxwell, & Castellano - Attorneys at Law.

A Passionate, Respected Southern California Divorce And Child Custody Lawyer

Supported by an efficient, professional staff, attorney Carla Hartley takes the time to understand each client's problems, concerns and goals in depth. She strategically targets the best possible outcomes in critical matters such as child custody and visitation, as well as complex property division, other financial issues including support, and protection from domestic abuse in all forms.

Devoted Representation To Stop Abuse And Resolve Complex Family Concerns

In addition to divorce advocacy, our firm is an outstanding resource for counsel and representation in paternity matters, adoptions, elder abuse, post-judgment modifications and more. We are intensely committed to bringing forth the evidence required to earn the best possible outcomes for our clients. Helping the afflicted and the oppressed obtain just, equitable results is an essential aspect of our mission.

From conveniently located, welcoming offices just off the Ventura Freeway, our thriving law practice assists many clients across the spectrum of life in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. To request a free, discreet and productive half-hour consultation, call or email us at Hartley, Maxwell, & Castellano - Attorneys at Law today.

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