Morgan L. Montoya

Morgan L. Montoya

Partner at Valenzuela and Montoya, LLP
  • Family Law
  • California
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Morgan Montoya graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in psychology with an emphasis in early childhood development. While an undergraduate, Ms. Montoya volunteered with several different volunteer programs centered around youth. She was also an active member in the Prytanean Women’s Honor Society, the oldest collegiate women's honor society in the United States.
Ms. Montoya went on to attended Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco, California where she graduated with a certification in family law and a member of the Pro Bono Honor Society. During law school, Ms. Montoya had the opportunity to be sponsored as a Certified Law Student by one of San Francisco’s most admired Certified Family Law Specialists. As a Certified Law Student, Ms. Montoya litigated a breadth of family law matters including divorce, child custody, and spousal and child support.
From there, Ms. Montoya had the privilege of clerking for the Honorable Michael Isaku-Begert with the United Family Court of the Superior Court of California County of San Francisco, working specifically on family law matters. Additionally, Ms. Montoya spent a summer as an intern with the Sacramento Children’s Law center where she advocated for Sacramento’s child welfare population.
Ms. Montoya is dedicated to the practice of family law. She takes a genuine and passionate approach to representing her clients. She provides assertive but mindful representation. Ms. Montoya will represent your position with the conviction you personally feel, combined with the confidence, clarity, and calm one should expect from their attorney.
Ms. Montoya is an active member of the Sacramento County Bar Association and the California Lawyers Association.

Practice Area
    Family Law
    Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
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Golden Gate University School of Law
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University of California - Berkeley
B.A. | Psychology
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Professional Associations
Sacramento County Bar Association
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California Lawyers Association
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State Bar of California  # 322961
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1 Questions Answered
Q. Ex wife is not allowing daughter to visit this summer, claiming too risky b/c of COVID?
A: Hello, I'm sorry you are having this issue. It is heartbreaking when you feel a lack of control over when you can see your child. The California courts are taking the pandemic very seriously. However, generally speaking, the courts are not viewing Covid-19 as a reason to pause visitation exchanges. If you feel that Mother's actions are not within your child's best interests, you have the option of filing a request for an emergency hearing on the matter with the court. I wish you lots of luck and hope you get to see your daughter soon.
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Valenzuela & Montoya, LLP
8880 Cal Center Drive, Suite 240
Sacramento, CA 95826
Telephone: (916) 680-9778
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 1 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
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