Provides the same range of quality services regardless of the complexity of the case.


Superior litigation, negotiation, consultation, mediation or collaborative practice.


We ultimately strive to provide our clients with a brighter future.


We roll up our sleeves and get the job done.


We choose humility over hubris






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Family Law – After the Pandemic

Family Law Group, Inc. is providing highly adaptable post-pandemic services to all our clients. This includes the ability to perform digital client meetings and court appearances as well as alternative dispute resolution options such as digital mediation, collaborative representation, and hiring private judges to avoid the difficulties that have plagued the public court systems as a result of the pandemic. Please contact us for further information about all your options regardless of your situation and customized case needs.

We’re One Of The Most Exclusive Family Law Firms In The Area For A Reason

With offices in Livermore and Walnut Creek, California, Family Law Group, Inc. is one of the most exclusive law firms exclusively practicing family law in the Bay Area. Our clients benefit from over 75 years of combined experience and our commitment to obtaining optimal results in every case.

Our lawyers enjoy a reputation as skilled negotiators and aggressive litigators. Whether you are embarking on a divorce, require representation during custody, child support, or paternity proceedings or have a combination of family law issues, we will work closely with you to determine the most effective path to resolution. In addition, we offer divorce services with our experienced, certified mediator and collaborative attorneys.

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Putting Extensive Knowledge And Resources To Work For You

No two family law cases are exactly alike. We address each one with extensive knowledge and resources, empowering our clients to make the best possible decisions.

Our attorneys often work with experts, including forensic accountants, to ensure that property division and other aspects of a divorce are conducted fairly and in our client’s best interest.

We know that you may be going through one of the most difficult times of your life. Our goal is to alleviate the stress and burdens that arise from legal proceedings. From day one, we are focused on protecting your rights and moving you through the process as efficiently and compassionately as possible.


FLG aspires to be the most recognized and respected law firm in the East Bay, known for providing the same range of quality services regardless of the complexity of the case. We desire to change the culture regarding how family law is practiced by providing a customized solution for our clients, being respectful of everyone in the process and maintaining a positive outlook for the future.


FLG provides expert legal representation to our clients who are navigating the often difficult emotional and financial demands of divorce, separation and child custody disputes. We are uniquely positioned to provide the optimal approach for resolving our clients’ issues – superior litigation, negotiation, consultation, collaborative practice. We vigorously and responsibly advocate for our client’s interests and goals. We ultimately strive to provide our clients with a brighter future. We create opportunities for unlimited achievement in professional excellence and unparalleled work/life balance for our team while elevating the practice of family law to achieve dignity, respect and collegiality throughout the profession.


  • We treat others the way we want to be treated
  • We exhibit honesty and Integrity with our clients, colleagues and the court
  • We care about the financial impact to our clients
  • We roll up our sleeves and get the job done
  • We choose humility over hubris
  • We require positivity and enthusiasm in our work environment
  • We provide the highest quality documents and services
  • Having empathy and compassion is critical to what we do

Why Choose Us?

  • You’ll get an understanding ear. We truly care about your unique situation.
  • You’ll get hard work on your behalf. We have a reputation for success.
  • You’ll get efficient service with a smile. We are both positive and professional.
  • You’ll get knowledgeable advice. We have decades of family law experience.

Meet Our team Our skilled and caring team will work together in your best interests.

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Katharine Hooker

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Shane Nielson
mANAGING Attorney

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Amy Prosser

Everyone I Encountered was so kind, caring and professional.
– A.J.