Charles Michael Oxton

Charles Michael Oxton

Santa Barbara, CA
  • Divorce, Family Law, Probate ...
  • California
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Pablo T. March 10, 2021
Amazing person and lawyer! There are no words to say how Charles excels in every aspect as a lawyer. His skills, long experience and dedication to your case outside and inside the courtroom are characteristics that you will need in each phase of your process. Charles' years of experience are a priceless value on how he communicates with the Judge and the preparation of documents, this will make an incredible difference in the resolution for your case. Charles is a person with integrity, he listens with attention and communicates patiently with you. He works with you as a friend, not like one more case. I have a huge respect for Charles and I thank him a lot for how he managed all my case with great professionalism and for his human value. His staffs are on top of everything and they will help you alongside everything. And If you are reading this, it is an indication that God has already chosen for you.
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Charles "Chip" Oxton is a Santa Barbara attorney representing clients in all aspects of family law and civil litigation. Chip is a highly-skilled and respected legal advisor and litigator with nearly 40 years' experience practicing law in Santa Barbara. He has represented clients in a broad range of legal matters, including divorce and custody cases, personal injury and civil disputes, conservatorships and guardianships, wills and probate administration, real estate law, and landlord-tenant law. Legal disputes are often intense, emotionally-charged experiences for the parties involved. Chip's approach to practicing law involves providing clients with calm, reasoned advice in an environment devoted to constructive problem-solving. Chip combines a wealth of knowledge, experience, and litigation expertise with diligent and exhaustive preparation, to provide his clients with high quality legal representation.

Practice Areas
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Landlord Tenant
Evictions, Housing Discrimination, Landlord Rights, Rent Control, Tenants' Rights
Arbitration & Mediation
Business - Arbitration/Mediation, Consumer - Arbitration/Mediation, Family - Arbitration/Mediation
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Elder Law
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Credit Cards are accepted for payments on existing client accounts.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Cash or Check Accepted for Consultation Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Judicial Arbitrator
Santa Barbara, CA
- Current
Judge Pro Tem
Santa Barbara Superior Court
- Current
Santa Barbara County Bar Association
- Current
University of California Extention
University of San Francisco School of Law
J.D. (1972) | Law
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University of California - Santa Barbara
B.A. (1968) | Political Science
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 54267
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Oxton Staab Gans Attorneys at Law
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Oxton Staab & Gans
1220 State Street, 2nd Floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Telephone: (805) 963-2011
Fax: (805) 963-1019
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