Hal David Bartholomew

Hal David Bartholomew

Certified Family Law Specialist and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce, Family Law ...
  • California
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Mr. Bartholomew, a native of Elk Grove, California, received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of California, Davis, and his Juris Doctor from the same institution. Formerly a partner for 15 years with the law firm of Desmond, Miller, Desmond & Bartholomew, he co-founded the firm of Bartholomew & Wasznicky in 1989. He is a retired captain in the United States Army Reserve and is a licensed real estate broker. In addition to membership in the California Bar, he is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court and the United States Tax Court. Mr. Bartholomew is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) (Past President of the Northern California Chapter) , as well as the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is also a certified mediator by AAML and Mediator.com .Additionally he is a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA)- one of the very few attorneysin California that have achieved this designation.

Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    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
    Tax Law
    Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • Collaborative Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Bartholomew & Wasznicky LLP
- Current
Mr. Bartholomew co-founded the firm of Bartholomew & Wasznicky in 1989. The Sacramento family law and divorce lawyers at Bartholomew & Wasznicky LLP understand that your case is the only one that matters, and you need us to get things right the first time. Our attorneys, some of whom are Certified Family Law Specialists, offer over 65 combined years of experience in California family law. Our practice of law is exclusively limited to family law matters. If you are searching for an experienced law office for your pending divorce, contact the Sacramento family law attorneys’ offices of Bartholomew & Wasznicky LLP. Family Law Practice Areas Divorce and dissolution Child custody and visitation Spousal support Child support Paternity Domestic violence and restraining orders Judgment modifications Out of state custody proceedings Tax issues of divorce Premarital agreements Legal separation and annulment Registered domestic partnerships Collaborative family law Divorce mediation We stay current with California family law matters through ongoing continuing education and by maintaining memberships in several professional legal organizations, including: American Bar Association • State Bar of California • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers • Sacramento County Bar Association
Family Law Attorney, Mediator and Managing Partner
Desmond, Miller, Desmond & Bartholomew
University of California at Davis
Juris Doctorate (1971)
Honors: Vice President of Law Students Association
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University of California at Davis
Bachelor of Arts (1968) | Majored in Political Science
Honors: Chairman of Honor Council
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Eureka Award
Collaborative Practice California
Award recognizes significant contributions and an abiding dedication to establishing and sustaining Collaborative Practice in California
Professional Associations
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Past President NorCal chapter
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International Academy of Family Lawyers
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Sacramento County Bar Association Family Law Committee
Past Chair
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Collaborative Practice Califonria
Founding President
- Current
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California State Bar  # 52996
- Current
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Sacramento Collaaborative Practice Group
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Articles & Publications
Child Custody - A Practical Guide for Parents
Tax Aspects of marital Dissolutions
California CPA Education Foundation
Speaking Engagements
Two-Day Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training, Offered Twice yearly, Carnel, Sacramento, San diego, San mateo etc.
Sacramento Collaborative Practice Group
16 Hour Collaborative Practice Training
DIVORCE TTAXATION -Legal and Tax Strategies foro Divorce Professionals, Sacramento, B erkeley, San Diego,Los Angeles
7 Hour Class with CPA co-presenter
Family Law in Sacramento
California State Bar
Certified Mediator
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Certified Mediator
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
4740 Folsom Blvd
Sacaramento, CA 95819
Telephone: (916) 455-5200
Fax: (916) 455-6300
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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