Peter Michael Walzer

Peter Michael Walzer

  • Family Law
  • California
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Peter M. Walzer is the founding partner of the Southern California law firm Walzer & Melcher LLP focused exclusively on family law. He is a past president of the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a former chair of the executive committee of the State Bar Family Law Section. Mr. Walzer has been a Certified Family Law Specialist for 21 years and is a former president of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists. He on the Legal Education Committee of the American Bar Association Family Law Section. He is on the executive committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Family Law Section. He is a member of the Elkins Family Law Task Force, a statewide panel whose charge is to propose measures to improve efficiency and fairness in family law proceedings and ensure access to justice for family law litigants. Peter was named Family Law Person of the Year in 2009 by the Southern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Peter is a vice-president of the US Chapter of the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Peter was appointed as a vice-president of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Board of Governors commencing January 1, 2012. Peter was named Fellow of the Year by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2010.

Education
Univ of California at Los Angeles
Undergraduate Degree
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Law Degree
Certifications
Family Law in Los Angeles
California State Bar
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 101477
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Practice Area
  • Family Law
Websites & Blogs
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Worst Prenups Ever Seen | Is Your Premarital Agreement Enforceable In Court?

Worst Prenups Ever Seen | Is Your Premarital Agreement Enforceable In Court?

About Walzer & Melcher LLP - Experience Matters | Los Angeles California Attorneys

About Walzer & Melcher LLP - Experience Matters | Los Angeles California Attorneys

Who Needs A Marital Agreement? | Are Prenups Just For The Wealthy?

Who Needs A Marital Agreement? | Are Prenups Just For The Wealthy?

Social Networking And Divorce | Are Your Chats Damaging Your Case?

Social Networking And Divorce | Are Your Chats Damaging Your Case?

Relationships - Should I Move Out Of The House? | 3 Critical Issues To Consider

Relationships - Should I Move Out Of The House? | 3 Critical Issues To Consider

Should Brad And Angelina Get A Prenup? | Only 9 States Have Community Property Laws

Should Brad And Angelina Get A Prenup? | Only 9 States Have Community Property Laws

Prenups Gone Wild | Financial Penalties For Not Having Sex?

Prenups Gone Wild | Financial Penalties For Not Having Sex?

Animal Custody In Divorce | Injury To Pets Are Treated Like Domestic Violence

Animal Custody In Divorce | Injury To Pets Are Treated Like Domestic Violence

Life'sToo Short Get A Divorce - Councelling Before Divorce | Is Divorce Always A Negative?

Life'sToo Short Get A Divorce - Councelling Before Divorce | Is Divorce Always A Negative?

Keeping The Fees Down In A Divorce | Don't Use Your Attorney As A Therapist

Keeping The Fees Down In A Divorce | Don't Use Your Attorney As A Therapist

How To Keep My Divorce Private | Use Of Private Judicial Officers

How To Keep My Divorce Private | Use Of Private Judicial Officers

Health Insurance And Divorce | Why To Get Your Own Policy Before The Divorce

Health Insurance And Divorce | Why To Get Your Own Policy Before The Divorce

Do I Need A Prenup? | By Getting Married, You Get A Premarital Agreement For Free

Do I Need A Prenup? | By Getting Married, You Get A Premarital Agreement For Free

Discussing Prenups With Your Fiance | Uncover Trust Issues Before Marriage

Discussing Prenups With Your Fiance | Uncover Trust Issues Before Marriage

Choosing The Right Divorce Attorney | Good Referral + Good Communicator = A Good Fit

Choosing The Right Divorce Attorney | Good Referral + Good Communicator = A Good Fit

Are Prenups Enforceable? | Basics of Property and Spousal Support Limitations

Are Prenups Enforceable? | Basics of Property and Spousal Support Limitations.

Ethical Issues for the Family Law Attorney + Helpful Advice for the Rest of Us - Excerpt

Ethical Issues for the Family Law Attorney + Helpful Advice for the Rest of Us - Excerpt

Who Needs a Premarital Agreement?

Who Needs a Premarital Agreement?

Contact & Map
Walzer & Melcher LLP
21700 Oxnard St. Suite 2080
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
USA
Telephone: (818) 591-3700
Fax: (818) 591-3774