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Tamara Shari Benefield-Faulk

Tamara Shari Benefield-Faulk

Benefield Faulk P.C. Family Law Trial Advocates
  • Family Law, Estate Planning
  • California
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Aaron B. Kendal April 20, 2022
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Biography

Tamara Shari Benefield is a top-notch family law litigator for over 20 years handling high asset divorces, contested custody proceedings, as well as providing aggressive and compassionate representation for all things family law from child support and spousal support hearings as well as international and interstate child abduction cases.

Ms. Benefield is a highly skilled cross examiner and exceptionally gifted trial attorney. She knows the rules and laws regarding evidence and knows how to successfully raise objections and keep out certain evidence. She is a former professor at West Los Angeles College of Law and taught Civil Procedure to prepare students to pass the State Bar Examination.

She graduated a Public Interest Scholar from Loyola Law School and has since been awarded the National Bar Associations “Top 40 Attorneys Under 40” award in 2017 and is an “Elite Advocate” by the American Institute of Legal Advocates as one of the top 1% of family law attorneys in the State of California.

Practice Areas
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Video Conferencing
  • Google Meet
  • Skype
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free 15 minutes, whenever you book a 45 minutes consultation for $499.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Professor
University Of West Los Angeles School Of Law
- Current
CEO/Lead Attorney
Benefield Faulk P.C. Family Law Trial Advocates
- Current
Associate
Anderson, McPharlin & Conners
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Education
California St Univ Northridge
Undergraduate Degree
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Loyola Law School
Law Degree
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Awards
Best Divorce Attorney in Beverly Hills
Expertise
Client Choice Award
AVVO
Elite Advocate
American Institute of Legal Advocates
National Bar Association
Trailblazer Under 40 Award
National Bar Association
Top 100 Family Law Attorneys
National Family Law Trial Institute
Advanced Cross Examination
State Bar of California
Certified Specialist - Family Law
Family Law Trial Institute at South Texas College of Law
Certificate of Completion
10.0 SUPERB TOP ATTORNEY FAMILY LAW, DIVORCE
AVVO
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 225276
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
What Every Homeowner In Distress Should Know When They Face Foreclosure
Speaking Engagements
Role of US Corps and Insurance Company in Remedying Racial Injustice, 2022 Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar
Certifications
CERTIFIED FAMILY LAW SPECIALIST
ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED FAMILY LAW SPECIALIST
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered
Q. What happens to a parent who withholds a child from court ordered visitations?
A: If a child is withheld, a parent may also file to modify the child custody schedule. ... If the withholding of the child violates a court order, a parent may file for a criminal contempt against the parent who withholds the child for each instance that the child is withheld.
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9454 Wilshire Blvd, Penthouse Suite
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Telephone: (310) 271-7675
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