MORE THAN JUST EXPERIENCE
We Offer Integrity, Commitment, Results
Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP has been assisting individuals and their families with family law matters for more than 40 years.
As the largest family law firm in the Long Beach and greater South Bay area, Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP (BGD) has the dedication and experience required to handle every type of family law matter. Specializing in complex family matters, BGD has a staff of eight experienced attorneys. Combining top-notch litigators with experts in non-litigation alternatives, BGD emerges as one of the most well-rounded firms in the family law practice area in Southern California.
BGD has the resources and services associated with a large firm yet still provides clients the personal attention of a smaller firm at every step of the process so that the best possible outcome can be achieved. From litigation to mediation to collaborative divorce, BGD has a proven track record of favorably resolving cases through skilled representation and strong advocacy.
With our office in the World Trade Center in Long Beach, our firm is the largest family law firm in the greater South Bay area. We represent clients in family law courts throughout Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties. read more
Meet the Team
At Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader, LLP, our team of attorneys have decades of experience representing clients in all aspects of family law. We recognize that family law cases involve sensitive issues and can be emotionally draining on the client. We are dedicated to providing our clients the highest quality legal service to effectively represent them. read more
- Dissolution of Marriage
- Legal Separation
- Child Custody and Visitation
- Child Support
- Spousal Support
- Property Division & Complex Property
Upcoming News & Events
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of Brian K. Brandmeyer. Brian died peacefully at his home in Palos Verdes on New Year's Day at the age of 78. He was surrounded by Janice, his devoted wife of 54 years, and his four children: Kent, Terese, Michael and Kevin. read more
Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader's own Wendy K. Tse has contributed to the FAQ & Answer section of Divorce Magazine for its 2016 Winter / Spring Digital Edition. Her answers to FAQs will be featured on DivorceMagazine.com. read more
Brandmeyer Gilligan & Dockstader's own, John T. Bachmayer, has once again been invited to judge a Moot Court competition at California State University, Long Beach, (CSULB), on January 15 and 16, 2016. This will be his fifth time judging. read more
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