Andrew Patrick Johnson

Andrew Patrick Johnson

When you want your case done right the first time!
  • Divorce, Family Law
  • California, Montana
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Our tagline, "When you want your case done right the first time," evolved as a result of continued client feedback expressing frustrations with past dealings with the process. Divorce is a difficult process. We are mindful of the emotional aspect as well as the costs involved with each case. Andrew P. Johnson, APC makes every effort to apply the right resources to each task so that we can keep costs at a minimum while still accomplishing your goals.

I am a licensed California Attorney and Certified Family Law Specialist with an office located in Vista directly across from the San Diego Superior Court. I am also a Certified Family Law Mediator and Judge Pro-Tempore in the San Diego Superior Court. In addition, I am a licensed family law attorney in Montana.

Over the past 19 years, I have represented hundreds of clients in court and through mediation. My experienced staff and I will get your divorce, mediation, or family law matter completed in a timely, efficient, and cost effective manner, with attention to the particular circumstances of your case.

I am one of approximately 150 Certified Family Law Specialists practicing in San Diego County. My experience and knowledge in family law is something that sets me apart from over 900 lawyers that practice family law in San Diego.

Areas of Practice:
• Family Law
• Divorce
• Child Custody, Visitation and Parenting Plans
• Child Support
• Spousal Support
• High Asset Divorce
• Divorce Involving Closely-Held Business or Professional Practice
• Post Decree Changes/Modifications
• Mediation/Mediator
• Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agmts

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Mediator
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Certified Family Law Specialist
State Bar of California Certified Family Law Specialist
Judge Pro Tempore
Vista Family Law Superior Court
Executive Committee Member
San Diego County Bar
Family Law Mediator
San Diego County Superior Court
Univ of Denver
Undergraduate Degree
California Western School of Law
Law Degree
California State University - San Diego State University
Best Lawyer
Best Lawyers in America
Nominated by his peers as The Best Lawyer in America 2019.
Top Lawyers in California
The Legal Network
Highest In Ethical Standards & Professional Excellence
Professional Associations
CFLS North County Bar Association
Vista Family Law Superior Court
Vista Family Law Superior Court
Judge Pro Tempore
- Current
California State Bar # 207864
- Current
San Diego County Bar Association
Executive Committee Member
Speaking Engagements
Cross Examination of Expert Witness Regarding Parental Alienation and Bonding-Child Custody
San Diego Family Law Bar Association
Certified Family Law Specialist
State Bar Board of Legal Specialization
Judge Pro Tempore
San Diego Family Law Sperior Court
Websites & Blogs
Andrew P. Johnson, apc
Andrew P. Johnson, CFLS & Matthew Cord, Esq.
What is a Date of Separation in a Divorce in San Diego County?
Coaching Before Your Divorce Hearing at the Vista Courthouse Provides Peace of Mind and Confidence
Valuation is One of the Keys of a Divorce that Involves Business Ownership
Child Custody or Parenting Time Requires Quality Time with Each Parent
What to Do When You Are Stuck When Trying to File Your Own Divorce in North County San Diego
A Blend of Services Helps to Reduce the Cost of a Divorce in North County
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered

Q. I have a new born and I'm no longer with the the father but he is getting a lawyer to get 50% custody and rights
A: Not knowing your custody situation, it would be a good idea to meet with an attorney regarding your custody arrangement and review your court documents to determine father's custody rights.
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Contact & Map
Andrew P. Johnson, APC
440 S. Melrose Drive
Suite 260
Vista, CA 92081
Telephone: (760) 639-0187
Fax: (760) 639-0276