A family law case touches all aspects of a person’s life, and is often wrenching and life changing, impacting finance, children, career, and home. At such a time, a party wants an attorney with significant experience, skilled in both negotiating and litigating, and dedicated to finding a way to resolve and end the pain of the process in a fair and dignified manner.
The Law Offices of Robert J. Rothman has over 30 years of experience handling complex and high conflict cases in divorces, custody and visitation, relocation, valuation of businesses and professional practices, venture capital and hedge fund issues, tracing, child and spousal support, attorney fee requests, domestic violence, premarital agreement, and enforcement of judgments and orders and contempt matters.
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Robert J. Rothman has had a long and distinguished career serving family law clients in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. Mr. Rothman is committed to providing legal representation that resolves rather than exacerbates conflicts. He believes in determining the most efficient way to bring conflicts to a conclusion, whether through mediation, four way meetings, or use of court proceedings. He brings over 30 years of experience, problem solving skills, and a belief in non-confrontational resolution when possible. He is an experienced negotiator, trial lawyer, and also serves as a Settlement Master on Family Law cases for the San Francisco and Marin Superior Courts. Mr. Rothman was formerly Chairman of the Tax Section of the San Francisco Bar Association and Tax Committee of the San Francisco Barrister's Club and has a special expertise on complex business, property and related issues. He is named as of one the Best Lawyers of San Francisco and has the highest rating for ability and ethics in Martindale Hubbell.
Robert has the legal knowledge and experience to guide you through the process. If you're scaling the Everest of dissolution, he's your Sherpa.- Tasha I., former client
"At all times Robert stood up for my interests and never backed down and obtained a settlement that protected me."- Elizabeth Schwab, former client
"Robert is meticulous in his preparation, and very bright and strategic. Even more impressive, for me was his child-centric approach. He always reminded me to make choices in the children's best interest."- C. Caiazzo, former client
Robert is a skilled negotiator and knows the law inside and out. He was able to redirect the negotiations with tact and the resulting agreement was much more equitable. He was always very prompt with responses to my questions and did his best to minimize my costs.- Julia Johnson, former client
Not only was he responsive and diligent, he was able to foster a solution-oriented dynamic rather than a hostile one. When heads are hot, it's real easy to go all in, guns blazing, so it's worth every penny when you have an attorney who has your long term interests in mind when approaching a case.- Jim L., former client