Deborah F. Brown

Deborah F. Brown

Becker Nelson Center & James
  • Family Law, Domestic Violence, Bankruptcy ...
  • California
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Deborah Brown enjoys helping clients through a difficult period in their lives She strives to minimize the disruption and strife associated with family law issues, but can also be tough when necessary. Her approach is tailored to each client’s unique situation and the client’s goals. She believes in custom, not cookie cutter solutions.
Deborah offers a variety of limited-scope options as well as full representation to address family issues including divorce, spousal support, child custody and child support, parentage, adoptions and guardianships. She has handled domestic violence issues, in criminal as well as family court, and DUIs and other misdemeanors.
Before becoming a lawyer, Deborah worked as a reporter, editor, and manager at small-town newspapers in Montana and California, and at the San Francisco Chronicle and other big city newspapers. She also has worked as an investigator on homicide, sex crimes and gang-related crimes, as well as on employment and housing discrimination matters. Her experiences honed her ability to investigate and evaluate situations thoroughly under deadline pressure, and to relate well with a wide range of individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    I offer limited scope and full representation for family law matters.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 269156
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Professional Experience
Becker Nelson Center & James
- Current
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
Law Office of Deborah F. Brown
Temple University
B.A. | Journalism
Honors: B.A., magna cum laude
Activities: Managing editor, Temple News
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Lincoln Law School of Sacramento
J.D. (2009)
Honors: Valedictorian Best Overall Award for Moot Court. Faculty Achievement Awards for the highest grades in Constitutional Law, Contracts, Civil Procedure, Family Law and Labor Law. California State Bar Association Labor and Employment Section Student Writing Competition 2008, second place, for “Bloggers’ Rights and Wrongs: California Offers Some Protection to Bloggers From Adverse Employment Actions – But There Are Limits.”
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Professional Associations
California Lawyers Association
Family Law Section
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License 269156
California Bar Association
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Deborah Brown Law
3987 Missouri Flat Road #340-307
Placerville, CA 95667
Telephone: (520) 363-7477
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: During the COVID-19 public health emergency, our physical office may be closed during our stated business hours. However, don't hesitate to reach out to me at any time by phone or email even if outside our stated hours.
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