Carla Boyd Terre

Carla Boyd Terre: Attorney with Terre Family Law AV stamp icon
  • Principal at Terre Family Law (1 Attorney)
  • 575 West College Avenue, Suite 105, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
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    4.7/5.0 (9)
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Attorney Awards


Recipient: Northern California Rising Stars, 2010, 2011, and 2012; CALI Award for Excellence (Family Law, 2003; Community Property, 2002; Children's Rights, 2001). Member, University of San Francisco Law Review, 2002-2003. Author: Temporal Severance and Exclusion of Time in Determining the Economic Value of Regulated Property, 36 U.S.F.L.R. 793, Spring 2002. Law Clerk: Department of Child Support Services, Law Clerk, 2003; Justice Maria Rivera, California Court of Appeal, District One, Division Four, 2002; Daniel U. Smith, Appellate Specialist, 2002. Associate, Law Offices of Bruce H. Schwartz, October 2004-March 2007. Research Assistant, Professor Edith Ho, USF School of Law, 2001-2002.

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Family Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appeals
  • Child Support and Spousal Support (Alimony)
  • Collaborative Law and Mediation
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Registered Domestic Partnerships
  • Same Sex / LGBT Family Law
  • Adoption
  • Litigation and Appeals
  • Paternity
  • Pre and Post Marital Agreements, Pre and Post Domestic Part Agreements
  • Property Division

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Mills College, B.A., English, with honors, 2000
Law School Attended:
University of San Francisco School of Law, J.D., 2003
Year of First Admission:
2003, California
Sonoma County Bar Association (Secretary, Board of Directors, 2012; Board of Directors, Director, 2010-; Member, Family Law Best Practices Committee, 2009-; Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member, 2009-; Family Law Representative on the Board of Directors, 2008); Collaborative Council of the Redwood Empire (CCRE) (Officer, Board of Directors, 2008-2010; Participating Member, 2007-); International Association of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) (Family Law Committee, President, 2009; Family Law Committee, Vice President, 2008; Family Law Committee, Secretary, 2007; Family Law Bench/Bar Committee, Family Law Court and Bar Committee, 2005-2009); Sonoma County Women in Law.

Peer Reviews

4.7/5.0 (9 reviews)
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  • 4.4/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 04/26/13 in Family Law

    Carla is a diligent advocate for her clients, and is also very responsive and cooperative with opposing counsel. I frequently refer family law cases to her when my firm has a conflict.

    Carla is a diligent advocate for her clients, and is also very responsive and cooperative with opposing counsel. I frequently refer family law cases to her when my firm has a conflict. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 07/02/13 in Family Law

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