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Family Law

Full-Service Family Law Firm in San Francisco, California

Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the pain of marital conflict, attorney Maryann Dresner listens to your needs and helps you reach solutions to your legal problems.

Maryann Dresner, Attorney at Law has served families in San Francisco for 25 years. We provide legal services in a wide spectrum of areas, including:

  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Child support modification
  • Divorce
  • Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings
  • Mediation
  • Prenuptial agreements


While adopting a child brings happiness to families, there can be substantial heartache when something goes wrong. Maryann Dresner, Attorney at Law assists families with the complex legal paperwork and procedures of adoption so you can feel confident that the process is handled accurately and your child’s well-being is secure.


Getting divorced is difficult, but it should not lead to a financial crisis. We can help you establish fair and equitable spousal support, allowing you to continue to live as comfortably as before your marriage ended.

Child custody and visitation

For any parent, child custody is the most heart-wrenching aspect of divorce. We advocate for your parental rights so you can raise your children in a fit and healthy home.

Child support

Both parents share in the responsibility of raising a child. At Maryann Dresner, Attorney at Law, we do everything possible to help your child receive the financial support needed for a healthy, happy upbringing.

Child support modification

Child support payments remain the same unless and until the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or the non-custodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, we can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify child support payments accordingly.


Attorney Maryann Dresner stands by you throughout your divorce. We obtain the best possible results in court or at the negotiation table, and have extensive experience handling issues such as the fair distribution of assets, the division of a marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.

Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings

When California authorities attempt to interfere with your parent/child relationship, you need a compassionate advocate who understands the bureaucratic red tape. Maryann Dresner, Attorney at Law is skilled at maneuvering through the complex laws of California to protect your parental rights and your child’s future.


Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and often provides more expedient, predictable results than court trials produce. Skilled negotiator attorney Maryann Dresner can help you obtain a favorable divorce settlement.

Prenuptial agreements

When you marry your beloved, you may not foresee the potential problems that can lead to divorce. We expect the unexpected and draft premarital agreements that protect both spouses’ interests. Having an agreement in place can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce.

Contact a San Francisco family law attorney you can trust

To schedule an appointment with family law attorney Maryann Dresner contact us online or call 415-864-7636 We are your ideal source for compassionate assistance as you transition from one phase of your life to the next.

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