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La Jolla Divorce Attorney

A Comprehensive Approach to Family Law

Most family law issues, including divorce, child custody, or determining support, can mean big transitions and emotional stress. Having the right counsel to guide you through the process can alleviate much of the weight on your shoulders so you can focus on what matters while you move forward.

While divorce is one of the most difficult life experiences you can go through, Dan McCandless Law, APC is here to support you every step of the way. With our focus, compassion, and immense experience working with people just like you, our San Diego attorney is fully equipped to help to make your separation from your spouse as stress-free as possible.

Attorney Dan McCandless has been practicing as a family law attorney in La Jolla since 2012. As your attorney, Dan will apply his extensive background in conflict resolution inside and outside the courtroom. Utilizing his experience and financial knowledge, Dan is able to litigate any issue to expedite a case while achieving the desired resolution.

Whether you are looking to have your business valued, determine spousal support, or you are interested in moving-away with the children, Dan’s approach, along with his dynamic background and experience, gives his clients a marked advantage in a range of legal matters in San Diego.

Guiding You Through Difficult Times

Experience is invaluable when navigating multi-layered and complex family law cases. We'll help you through every step.

Ensuring Your Needs Are Met

Through his experience working with hundreds of people going through divorce and resolving complex family conflicts, Dan McCandless is equipped with the first-hand experience, knowledge, and compassion that it takes to help families and individuals successfully navigate their matter. With a background in accounting and finance, Attorney McCandless has the unique advantage of being able to provide guidance concerning your financial situation and goals.

If you’ve decided to separate from your spouse, don’t take another step without having Dan McCandless on your side. With our firm’s dedication to your needs, we can promise that your divorce will go as smoothly and successfully as it possibly can.

Contact us online or call (858) 266-9171 to schedule your consultation in San Diego.

Family Is Everything. We're Here to Help Safeguard You & Your Loved Ones.

Whether you’re at the very beginning, having decided you want a divorce, or you’ve already physically separated from your spouse, our San Diego divorce attorney is here to help you make the next decision in the process.

From helping you figure out the best time to move out of your home, to advising you on when it is legally appropriate to begin dating again, Dan McCandless Law, APC can help ensure each step you take in your divorce is in your best interest and will only help your case. We have helped numerous clients and have a strong reputation of providing personalized and caring support.

  • Dan brings expertise, experience, empathy and equity to the table. He will ensure your case is handled with care and will provide the support you need throughout the process.

    “Family Law can be ugly business. In this world you hear so many stories involving attorneys who have taken advantage of their client’s emotional pain for their own financial gain. I’ve had three ...”

    - Kristy S.
  • He went above and beyond in explaining the laws.

    “I recently got engaged and, unfortunately, not all wedding planning is sunshine and lollipops. We were honestly nervous to talk to an attorney as we somehow felt like we were being a little heartless ...”

    - Jesse C.
  • He goes above and beyond for his clients.

    “Family law issues are hard and stressful. If you want someone on your side thats going to listen well, guide you smoothly through the transition and make your life easier during a hard time then Dan ...”

    - Mercedes C.
  • Dan McCandless law is who you want representing you

    “I have referred Dan McCandless Law to a few of my clients. Each one returns to me with wonderful feedback and gratitude. Dan McCandless is professional, sensitive to deeply personal issues and comes ...”

    - Alex T.
  • Divorce is difficult so you want a someone who listens and carries out your wishes. Not only does Dan listen, he is excellent with numbers and seeing the big picture.

    “I have had my share of lawyers throughout my difficult drawn out divorce and I must say that Dan has been, by far, the most pleasant and profesional to work with. Divorce is difficult so you want a ...”

    - Adriana P.
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Classic Family Values

Meet a Modern Approach to Law
  • Results Focused

    We're here to provide results aligned with the best interests of you and your family through all available channels, no matter how big or small the case.

  • Ongoing Communication

    We will provide regular updates about your case. One of our core values is making sure our clients are informed and aware of their case from start to finish.

  • Direct Access

    You work directly with the attorney through every step of your case. We strive to provide timely, effective, and personalized service.

  • Personalized Approach

    Every family has a unique case requiring a customized strategy and plan. We craft solutions for your specific needs and goals.

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