Premier Divorce And Family Law Representation

The decisions you make in divorce and family law cases can affect you and your family for the rest of your lives. Obtaining high-quality legal representation can be critical to the successful resolution of your case.

Bay Area Divorce, in San Ramon, California, offers premier legal representation to clients throughout Contra Costa and Alameda counties and the rest of the Bay Area. We focus exclusively on family law, handling divorce cases, divorce alternatives, child custody and child support disputes, pre- and postnuptial agreements and more.

Why Choose Us?

Mark Ressa, our founder and principal attorney, is a Certified Family Law Specialist* with over 35 years of legal experience. He and his team share an approach to family law that emphasizes:

  • Pragmatism: We prioritize educating the client, managing expectations and analyzing negotiation and litigation alternatives in favor of court battles to achieve our clients' goals as efficiently and effectively as possible.
  • Trial Preparation: When trial is necessary and in our clients' best interests, we are prepared for battle. Alternatives are explored first, but we are highly skilled in and ready for complex litigation.
  • Technology: We have decades of experience but this does not mean we are old-fashioned. We leverage technology to make the legal process more responsive, efficient and less costly for our clients. In fact, Mr. Ressa created and marketed the first Windows-based child/spousal support calculation program to be certified for court use by the California Judicial Council, SupportPro.
  • Experience: Mark Ressa is an accomplished attorney who has practiced law for over 35 years. He draws on his extensive experience and in-depth legal knowledge to deliver the best possible results for our clients.

We invite you to learn more about the backgrounds and qualifications of our attorneys by reading their profiles below.

To discuss your case with one of our experienced lawyers, call 925-328-0103 or send us this online form and request a confidential legal consultation. We look forward to the opportunity to successfully resolve your legal challenges.

*Mark Ressa is a Certified Legal Specialist in Family Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California.