Certified Family Law Specialist

Honesty and Integrity

Protecting Your Children In Divorce

Protecting Your Finances In Divorce

Community Property

In California divorce cases, dividing community property can be a complex and emotional task. …

Custody and Visitation

Child custody and visitation can be among the most emotional and divisive issues in a case, …

Child and Spousal Support

Child support is an important and sometimes contentious consideration in California divorce cases. …

Divorce or Legal Separation

In addition, you or your spouse must have lived in California for six months and in your county …

Domestic Violence

Some California divorce cases arise as the result of domestic violence against a spouse, …

Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial agreements in California are governed by California’s Uniform Premarital Agreement Act…


“Family Law With A Focus On Your Specific Needs”

We guide clients through the legal complexities and emotional challenges associated with divorce.

— Alan Dean Shifman

Alan’s History:

– Education

Alan has practiced law for over 35 years. He graduated at the top of his undergraduate school at the University of Florida and received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting with Honors in 1982.

He also graduated from the University of Florida, College of Law in 1985 with Honors and as a member of Law Review.

– Family Law Experience

Over 20 years ago, Alan began practicing Family Law. He’s handled high profile cases such as the Mel Gibson/Grigorieva case along with other high net worth individuals.

– Communities We Serve

Serving Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, including the following communities: ,,,,

  • Agoura Hills
  • Bel Air
  • Beverly Hills
  • Calabasas
  • Camarillo
  • Century City
  • Claremont
  • Culver City
  • Encino
  • Glendale
  • Granada Hills
  • Hermosa Beach
  • Hidden Hills
  • Long Beach
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Marina del Rey
  • Newbury Park
  • Oak Park
  • Oxnard
  • Palos Verdes
  • Pasadena
  • Redondo Beach
  • San Fernando Valley
  • Santa Monica
  • Santa Clarita
  • Sherman Oaks
  • Simi Valley
  • Thousand Oaks
  • Ventura
  • West Hills
  • West Los Angeles
  • Westlake Village
  • Woodland Hills



    "Alan is a great guy and a talented advocate."
    Jason Lieber
    "I endorse this lawyer."
    Karen Brown
    "I endorse this lawyer."
    Stanley Lieber
    "I endorse this lawyer. We worked together on a very difficult case. Mr. Shifman was always professional and courtesy while remaining a strong advocate for his client. I would endorse Mr. Shifman"
    Hilary Shankin-Murphy
    "Alan is a true Specialist in the Family Law arena. He knows how to be conciliatory and when to be aggressive. He'll never let an opponent take advantage of his client. I highly recommend and endorse this lawyer."
    Armando Berriz


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