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Gina Nicole Policastri

Gina Nicole Policastri

Lonich & Patton
  • Family Law, Divorce, Domestic Violence
  • California
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Gina Policastri is a Certified Family Law Specialist. Call for a free 1/2 hour consultation.

Gina Policastri is a Family Law Specialist as certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, and partner at Lonich Patton Ehrlich Policastri, where she has worked since graduating from Santa Clara University School of Law. Gina was one of the firm’s first associates and, during her 15 year tenure, has been instrumental in growing the firm into one of the largest family law firms in California.

Gina obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Santa Clara University in 2000 and her Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2003, where she earned a place as an editor of the Santa Clara Law Review by writing a legal comment on the Barry Bonds divorce case and the prenuptial agreement legislation it subsequently sparked.

Gina has been certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as a Family Law Specialist since 2011. To obtain this certification, an attorney must: 1) be an active member in good standing of the State Bar of California; 2) pass a written examination covering California family law; 3) have substantial experience in the field of family law; 4) complete State Bar of California approved legal education requirements applicable to the family law field; and 5) be favorably evaluated by judges and/or other attorneys concerning his or her knowledge, ability and experience in the practice of family law. A Certified Family Law Specialist maintains and improves his or her knowledge and competence in the family law field regularly.

Gina handles all areas of family law including high conflict custody and domestic violence cases, complex business valuation and asset division issues and complicated child and spousal support matters. Gina also draws from her extensive network of family law professionals including forensic accountants, appraisers, vocational and child custody evaluators.

Education
Santa Clara University School of Law
J.D. (2003)
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Santa Clara University
B.S. (2000) | Psychology
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Lonich & Patton
- Current
Law Clerk
Lonich & Patton
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Judge Grants Restraining Order Against School-Aged Boy
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Does "Shacking Up" Mean We'll Be "Splitting Up"?
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The "Dirty DUI" Case
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January, AKA "Divorce Month," Is Over!
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Olympic Skier Reaches Custody Agreement
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Independent Evaluations: Could Denying Your Child Junk Affect Child Custody
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Tax Ruling: Joint Federal Tax Returns For Everyone!
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Contemplating Divorce: What To Consider Before You Cut Ties
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Annulment: Cleaning The Marital Slate
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Fiduciary Duties Between Spouses: Respect Thy Spouse
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Actor John Cryer Ordered To Continue Child Support Payments Despite Having Primary Custody
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What Is Income For Purposes Of Support?
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What Are The Legal Implications Of Conceiving A Child Through Artificial Insemination?
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New Family Law Legislation Enacted In Response To A 2007 California Supreme Court Ruling
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Do's & Don'ts Of Status Only Dissolution
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Study Shows Value Of Living Will
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The Dangers Of A Power Attorney Following Separation
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It's Tax Time: Income Tax Considerations During A Divorce
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Marriage, INC.: The Financial Partnership Between Spouses
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The Elkins Family Law Task Force
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Certifications
California Certified Family Law Specialist
The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
Awards
Certified Specialist - Family Law
California State Bar,
Academic Achievement in Community Property
CALI
Academic Excellence in Community Property
Witkin Legal Institute
Professional Associations
California Association of Certified Family Law Specialists
Member
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California State Bar  # 226825
Member
- Current
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Santa Clara County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Better Buisness Bureau
Member
- Current
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U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Member
- Current
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American Bar Association
Member
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Santa Clara University Law Review
Editor
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 30 Minute Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
1871 The Alameda
Suite 400
San Jose, CA 95126
Telephone: (408) 553-0801
Fax: (408) 553-0807