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Practice Areas

Thorough and Aggressive Representation

At the Law Offices of Wayne A. McFadden in San Mateo, California, we limit our practice, focusing on select areas of law in which our attorneys offer the significant depth of experience necessary to protect our clients’ rights and interests. We work closely with our clients to develop effective and economical legal strategies tailored to their unique needs and goals.

Our lawyers are fully experienced and qualified to practice in all California state and federal trial and appellate courts. When we go to court on behalf of clients, we provide aggressive and thorough representation intended to bring legal matters to a swift, efficient and fair resolution.

Below are a few issues addressed in our main practice areas, with links providing more information on each area. If you have a question about a legal issue, please contact our San Mateo law offices.
  • Divorce/Family LawFamily Law issues such as divorce, child custody, visitation, support / alimony, pre and post marital agreements, domestic violence and property division can significantly impact your life. Our San Mateo family law attorneys have the skill needed to protect you in court and at the negotiating table.
  • Business Law: Our extensive experience in business litigation allows us to accurately assess risks and benefits associated with a wide variety of legal issues. Our business law practice is broad, ranging from tax law advice to representation in partnership disputes and commercial litigation.
  • Real Estate Transactions: The soaring value of real estate in the Bay Area creates significant opportunities and corresponding risks. Those involved in sales, purchases, leases, boundary disputes and co-ownership disputes often need well-qualified legal counsel in the increasingly critical issues concerning the financial well-being of parties involved in real estate transactions.
  • Real Estate Litigation: The high cost of residential real estate has created a market for creative arrangements for co-ownership which too often end in partition actions, as one party tries to force a sale. If you are involved in a property dispute of any kind, including co-ownership and boundary disputes, contact our office.
  • Elder Law: It is becoming increasingly common for family members or caregivers to abuse the rights of seniors, often in an attempt to gain control of the elder party’s property. If you know of a vulnerable adult in need of protection, ask to speak with an elder law attorney from our firm.
  • Civil Litigation: Attorneys at our firm represent clients involved in a wide variety of civil matters, ranging from breach of contract cases to fraudulent misrepresentation, personal injury, property damage and losses and business disputes litigation.