The Law Offices of BETSY JOHNSEN will guide you through divorce. We understand that this is one of the most difficult experiences you will face. How you resolve your divorce will affect every part of yours and your family’s life. Our goal is to support you and help you find the right legal path. That means deciding when to mediate, how much to negotiate, and if necessary, what part of your case to litigate.

Call today to see how we can help you (415) 362-9549

We provide free phone consultation

Litigation and Mediation services

Our firm works ONLY on family law. By concentrating on family law, we know the law in depth and have experience working with the local family law courts. We practice throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including the counties of San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda and Marin.

After analyzing your individual situation, we can decide whether you need our offices to provide mediation, coordinated collaboration, consultation or representation for you in court for litigation.

  • We provide a full range of Family Law services
  • Dissolution (Divorce)
  • Custody
  • Pre-marital Agreements
  • Domestic Partnerships
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Complex and Simple Asset Distribution
  • Debt Allocation
  • Family Residence Use
  • Establishing Paternity
  • Domestic Violence
  • Options for Unmarried Parents
  • Move-aways
  • Same-sex Relationships
  • Legal Separation and Annulment
  • Pet Ownership

Our Commitment to Service

When you retain our law firm, we will discuss the law with you and how it relates to your situation. We will listen to you and your goals, and then develop realistic plans of action.
We believe that negotiation is frequently the fastest and most efficient means of reaching your goals. However, if settlement is not possible, we will pursue your case aggressively and effectively with litigation.

For the duration of our representation, our office will keep you current on the status of your case. We will provide quality and experienced representation from start to finish.

  • Your matter will be held in strictest confidence

  • Everything about your case will be completely confidential
  • We will return your phone calls promptly
  • We will communicate with you about your case
  • We will actively move your case forward


Our Team

Betsy Johnsen

Principal, CFLS