Practice Areas

  • Marital Tax Issues
  • Child Support and Spousal Support
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Divorce and Property Division
  • Complex Division of Assets
  • Structuring Tax Savings into Divorce Settlements
  • Premarital Agreements

San Diego divorce attorney Sarah T. Schaffer, CFLS San Diego divorce attorney Sarah T. Schaffer, CFLS, LL.M counsels and represents high-profile clients including professionals, business owners, celebrities and high net worth individuals in matters pertaining to high net worth divorce including:

• Complex financial scenarios
• One or both parties are business owners or professionals
• Business valuation & division of business assets
• Real estate matters
• Pension and retirement valuations
• Division of pension and retirement accounts
• Division of stock options, restricted stock units, deferred compensation
• Discovering hidden assets
• Uncovering intentionally inflated liabilities
• Exploring and presenting tax consequences & tax saving options
• Prenuptial agreements

Representative Matters

  • Obtained a ruling for client for sole physical custody after three hearings which involved witness testimony from the client and numerous third party witnesses.
  • Successfully defended against client’s ex-spouse attempting to take children out of state in a move-away case.
  • Managed complex litigation for high asset clients; which included business appraisals and division of $5M community estate.
  • Successfully negotiated cost effective settlement for a large community estate involving established business owner.
  • Successfully argued and received sanctions for breach of fiduciary duty against a client’s ex-spouse in a complex case which included reimbursements and tracing.

At the Schaffer Family Law Group, APC, Sarah T. Schaffer provides her clients expert legal services tailored to your individual needs. Call Schaffer Family Law Group, APC at (858) 509-7907 to schedule a strategy session with Sarah today.

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