Ms. Elyse B. Butler

Ms. Elyse B. Butler: Attorney with Contreras Law
  • Attorney at Contreras Law (3 Attorneys)
  • Emerald Plaza, 402 West Broadway, Suite 1200, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Elyse B. Butler is an attorney at Contreras Law in San Diego, CA. Her practice focuses primarily on family law matters including dissolution and legal separation proceedings, child custody and visitation, establishment of parental relationships, child support, spousal support, post-judgment modifications, mediation, preparation and review of marital settlement agreements, and both the preparation and defense of domestic violence restraining orders.
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Biography

Attorney Elyse B. Butler has been certified by The State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization in the area of Family Law. She is a member of the State Bar of California, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, and the State Bar of Illinois.

Ms. Butler specialies in Family Law, including: Divorce, Legal Separation, Child Support, Child Custody, Child Visitation, Spousal Support, Property Division and High-Net worth asset division.



Ms. Butler attended California Western School of Law in San Diego, where she volunteered at both the Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinic and the Family Law Facilitator's Office located within the downtown family law courthouse.


In 2013, Ms. Butler was nominated for The Daily Transcript's Top Young Attorney. Prior to joining Contreras Law, Ms. Butler was an attorney for a downtown San Diego firm. Ms. Butler also clerked for the Honorable Robert C. Coates (Ret.) with whom she helped in the legal research and drafting of Ending Chronic Homelessness in America's Major Cities: The Justice System Component, published in the University of San Francisco Law Review, Fall 2007, Vol. 42.


Nominated, Top Young Attorney, The Daily Transcript, 2013
Assisted, Ending Chronic Homelessness in America's Major Cities: The Justice System Component, published in the University of San Francisco Law Review, Fall 2007, Vol. 42

Certified Family Law Specialist, Certified by the California State Board of Legal Specialization.

Areas of Practice (55)

  • Family Law
  • Adoptions
  • Alimony
  • Annulment
  • Child Abduction
  • Child Advocacy
  • Child Care
  • Child Custody
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Support
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Community Property Law
  • Day Care
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Arbitration
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Domestic Violence
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Family Arbitration
  • Family Mediation
  • Gay and Lesbian Family Law
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • International Child Abduction
  • International Child Custody
  • International Family Law
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Interstate Support
  • Legal Separation
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Name Changes
  • No Fault Divorce
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Parental Rights
  • Parenting Time
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Restraining Orders
  • Same Sex Marriage
  • Spousal Support
  • Step Parent Adoptions
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Visitation Rights

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
619-607-3631  Phone
(619) 342-3166  Fax
www.contreraslawfirm.com
Year of First Admission:
2008
Admission:
2008, The State Bar of California
Memberships:
The State Bar of California
The State Bar of Illinois
San Diego County Bar Association (Family Law Section)
San Diego Family Law Bar Association
Lawyers Club of San Diego
Languages:
English and Spanish
Certifications:
( Certified Family Law Specialist, Certified by the California State Board of Legal Specialization. )
ISLN:
921876082
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

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