Heather J Smith is a lawyer specializing in divorce and family law in San Jose and other nearby areas. The lawyer understands the complexity and stress involved in the breakdown of a marriage and works closely with her clients to get the best deal possible. She has practiced law in California since 1988 and is familiar with the intricacies of the law. She deals with all aspects of divorce, including spousal support, child custody, and domestic violence. Her office is centrally located in San Jose, California. More details are available on her website, https://www.heathersmithlaw.com/.
To ensure that her clients are able to get a divorce and legally separate from their spouse quickly, Heather J Smith works closely with them to understand their problems and requirements so that she can decide on the best possible strategy. Though she believes that negotiation with the spouse leading to an out of court settlement is the best option, she has also taken the case to the trial court when a negotiated settlement was not possible. A divorce is a very complex process, and Ms. Smith will ensure that her clients are informed of all aspects of the case so that they can take the right decisions.
Though she got her law degree from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom in1976, Heather Smith has extensive experience in working in the United States. Ms. Smith became a solicitor in 1979 and worked in the city of London, England until 1986. She then relocated to the Northern District of California and was certified by the State Bar of California in 1988. She has worked privately in civil litigation for businesses, and also for a major technology company. While working on the pro-bono project, she handled cases dealing with family law and decided to specialize in these cases in the future.
In addition to divorce, all related issues are also handled by the law office of Heather J Smith. Related issues like financial support for the spouse, domestic violence, division of property and compensation, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements are also handled by her. In case there are children, child custody, support, and visitation rights are also finalized. If there is any change in terms at a later date, she will also handle modifications in the support and custody arrangements. Due to her extensive background in law practice in different countries, she can handle international and interstate family law matters.
With a background in commercial litigation, Heather Smith can also handle business law issues like business valuation, compensation for executives, misappropriation of assets, breach of duty. Her services are available in the cities of Campbell, Cupertino, Fremont, Los Gatos, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Morgan Hill, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Jose, Saratoga and Sunnyvale in California. She is also offering her services in the counties of Alameda, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Mateo, and others on an agreement. Individuals who wish to hire her services should schedule an initial appointment so that she can understand the case.