Joan A. Watters, Esq. 
                                                                                                                                                             California Attorney

Our Cases

In re Guardianship of A.N 

Practice Area: Probate Guardianship

Date: August 7, 2013

Outcome: Successfully reversed order of Guardianship that improperly took minor child from custodial father.  Revoked Letters of Guardianship issued to Maternal Grandparents.  Rightfully Restored Custody to Father.

In re Marriage of Thomas TCSC#

Practice Area: Child Support

Date: Jan 01, 2009

Outcome: Successfully appealed family law order.

Description: Appealed an excessive child support order. Trial court had abused its discretion when it ordered... more

In re Marriage of Britten TCSC#00-192344

Practice Area: Divorce / Separation

Date: Jan 01, 2009

Outcome: Appeal was successful.

Description: Successful Appeal-overturned four court orders. Fifth DCA found abuse of discretion, reversed and... more

Spousal Support

Practice Area: Alimony

Date: Jan 01, 2008

Outcome: Sustained Long Term Judgment

Description: Obtained one of the highest enhanced spousal support awards in Central Valley California

In re Marriage of Maciel KCSC#53769

Practice Area: Alimony

Date: Jan 01, 2008

Outcome: Successfully defended appeal.

Description: Defended against an appeal brought by opposing party (retired Family Law Judge) who challenged... more

Defended False Accusation of Child Abuse

Practice Area: Child Custody

Date: Jan 01, 2002

Outcome: Obtained full custody of children for client

Description: Father falsely accused of child abuse. Defended father and obtained full custody switch from... more

Alternate Dispute Resolution

Practice Area: Divorce / Separation

Outcome: Multi Million Dollar Out of Court Settlement

Description: Negotiated Full Settlement of several multi million dollar community estates through mediation... more