Emiliza San Diego

Family Law


Emiliza chose a career in Family Law to guide people through difficult times in their lives. She takes pride in explaining complex legal concepts in a straightforward manner and providing clients with comprehensive explanations and advice, to ensure they understand their rights and all of the options available to them. Clients enjoy working with Emiliza; she has a knack for building rapport and putting people at ease, due to her genuine desire to help take the stress out of an often-challenging process. She takes a proactive approach to representation and maintains constant contact with her clients through every step of their case.

Emiliza’s approach ensures that clients are able to identify their goals and understand how the law applies to their individual situation. She operates with the benefit of a collaborative approach in mind but comes fully prepared to litigate the issues in court, in order to achieve the best results for her clients.


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Areas of Practice

  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Asset Division
  • Child & Spousal Support
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Defending Rights of Unmarried Parents
  • Dividing Retirement Fund
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Legal Separation
  • Marital Debt Division
  • Parental Alienation Cases
  • Parental Relocation
  • Paternity
  • Post-Decree Modifications
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Rights of Unmarried Parents
  • Same Sex Divorce
  • Spousal Support
  • Visitation Rights


  • Legal Studies from UC Santa Cruz – B.A., 2010
  • California Western School of Law – J.D., 2015
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Trial Basics Seminar, 2018

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2015
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California

Professional Positions, Associations, and Memberships

  • Pinay Powerhouse 4 Planning Committee, 2021
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division – Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Section, Vice Chair, 2017-2018
  • Filipino-American Lawyers of San Diego
  • San Diego County Chamber of Commerce
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • San Diego Family Law Bar Association
  • State Bar of California, Family Law Section
  • California Lawyers Association, Family Law Section