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Welcome To Our New Location With The Same Excellent Service!

Our new location is a centrally located in Mission Valley, San Diego. We’re just minutes from the coast, close to major freeways 8 Fwy, 805 Fwy, and only 10 minutes by car from Downtown San Diego. Please feel free to visit or call us soon! Parking is FREE!

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Why Arizmendi Law Firm?

Suite #707The Arizmendi Law Firm commits its partners, associates, and professional staff to effectively and ethically representing the interests of its clients. With practice areas in business law, corporate representation, bankruptcy and estate planning, our experienced attorneys offer proven results. We are professionals serving professionals, including members of the business and Hispanic communities. Arizmendi Law Firm is committed to creative approaches and early resolution to our clients' legal matters.


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What Others Are Saying About Arizmendi Law Firm

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"I have had the WONDERFUL pleasure of working with Ruben and his team on my bankruptcy and loan modification case and I must say that I was VERY pleased with the legal representation I received.  I met Mr. Arizmendi at several community events and went out of my way to personally find his contact information on line as they have a very strict non-solicitation policy at these events.  I then asked him to petition for a change in bankruptcy counsel so that I could have him handle my case.  My previous bankruptcy attorney was largely a "bankruptcy mill" type firm who only wanted to collect their filing file, file my case and move on to the next "sucker" who needed bankruptcy protection.  But my case did not fit their "bankruptcy mill" format because I was not just filing BK but I needed a loan modification to KEEP my home once I had the automatic stay in place.  This is where Ruben's personal attention to my COMPLETE bankruptcy, financial and legal needs came into play.  He and I crafted a strategy to keep my Chapter 13 case active while fighting for the loan modification to make sure the BK filing "had teeth" and would be successful.  With his help we negotiated a successful Chapter 13 plan modification AND a very successful loan modification that cut my mortgage payment in half (from $2800 down to $1400)!!!  I can only say THANK YOU RUBEN FOR BEING A GREAT LAWYER AND A CARING HUMAN BEING at the same time!!!  I was so impressed with his services that I immediately retained him to do my living trust which was completed just last week!  Ruben Arizmendi and his team give lawyers a GOOD name which is hard to say in these times when most attorneys are only looking for billable hours or a retainer fee and care nothing about the long term success or happiness of their clients!  Lawyers reading this review need to take a clue: Treat clients like people and apply your legal craft and you will not only have great clients but an advocate for YOU AS A PERSON and as a lawyer!  Your professional reputation is only as good as the person you are behind the JD degree!!!  I will continue to refer clients to the Arizmendi Law Firm because they really care about you and the overall success of your case!!!"

THANKS AGAIN
Jeffery in San Diego, Dec 9, 2011

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Arizmendi Law Firm "in the Cloud"

Data SecurityWe are commited to your privacy and your documents are our top priority! At Arizmendi Law Firm, we keep all our files and work "in the cloud" (secured web-based) server. Your files are transferred securely using TLS (Transport Layer Security) and are stored "in the cloud" in an encrypted format using 128-bit AES—the same level of protection used for online financial transactions.  In addition to the protection, security, and the peace of mind that we provide to our clients, being in the cloud gives us the ability to service clients all over the world.

 

Ruben Arizmendi Elected Vice Chairman

Ruben Arizmendi, Esq.

***CONGRATULATIONS RUBEN!***

Ruben F. Arizmendi

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Class of 1981
Ruben F. Arizmendi '81 has been elected Vice Chair of the San Diego Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for term of 2012 through 2013.

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Juvenile Law

Juvenile law is a separate body of criminal law. The courts recognize that children generally do not have the capacity to make informed decisions about their behavior. As such, when children commit criminal offenses of varying degrees of seriousness, ranging from shoplifting or trespassing to something as serious as murder, these children are often treated differently in the justice system. For example, a juvenile offender may be offered a reduced penalty, an option to attend diversion programs as opposed to serving jail time, or the opportunity to expunge their criminal record upon turning 18 years old in order to avoid a permanent record. Juveniles also have specific rights under the law, including the right not to be questioned by law enforcement without permission from the child’s parents. Here you will find more information about juvenile law within the context of the criminal justice system.

 
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Child Support

Both parents have an equal responsibility to support their minor children (and adult disabled children) to the best of their ability. Child support in California is determined primarily by use of a statewide uniform child support guideline. The main factors in the child support guideline calculation are each parent's income and the percentage of time the child or children spend with each parent. There are also a number of other factors that contribute to the guideline calculation. Parents can agree to child support that is different from the guideline amount.

While under California law the guideline amount is presumptively correct, in some cases a deviation from guideline support may be necessary to avoid an unjust or inappropriate result. For example, when one parent has an extraordinarily high income, the guideline calculation may result in a child support amount that exceeds the needs of the children. In other cases, special circumstances may justify an upward deviation from the guideline amount. It may be necessary to impute income to a parent who is not employed to the best of his or her ability.

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