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Your Family Law & Divorce Attorneys in Long Beach, Los Angeles & Orange County

We all hope for a calm, worry-free life but it doesn’t always turn out that way. When you need someone to steer the ship while you weather the storm with you, Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich is here for you.

At GFT, we can help you with a wide range of less-than-pleasant matters, including marital dissolution, child custody disputes, division of property, business valuation, child support, paternity disputes, pre-and post-nuptial agreements, and criminal offenses.

As the one of the largest family law firms in the greater Los Angeles, Long Beach, & Orange County area, our staff of five attorneys will stand firmly behind you with a proven track record of success. Don’t hesitate to contact us today.

Our Practice Areas

Family Law Practice

We understand that every family faces a unique set of challenges. That’s why we offer a comprehensive range of services to address your needs. From divorce to child custody and property division, our attorneys are skilled at resolving conflicts through mediation, collaborative practice, and divorce advisement. We work to negotiate favorable settlements whenever possible and will advocate tirelessly for our clients in the courtroom to obtain the most successful outcomes.

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Criminal Law Practice

We know that the stress of being charged with a criminal offense can tear you apart. Our defense attorneys will listen to your side of the story and investigate the details with care. We handle all misdemeanors, felonies, juvenile cases, DUI defenses, and domestic violence charges with a deep understanding of California law and commitment to resolving cases favorably. Connect with us today to schedule a free criminal law consultation.

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Our Attorneys

When you’re going through a tough time, you need a full team on your side. Our five-attorney firm has all of the resources to attend to our clients' needs.

Our Approach to Family, Divorce & Criminal Law

We recognize that legal cases involve sensitive issues and can be emotionally draining. We’re dedicated to providing our clients the highest quality of legal services to effectively represent them.

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Experienced Attorneys

Our top-notch divorce, criminal, and family law attorneys are equipped with dozens of years of litigation and courtroom experience.

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Proven Track Record

We have a proven track record of favorably resolving the cases our clients bring to us through skilled representation and strong advocacy.

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Personalized Attention

We provide personal attention at every step of the process and have the staff to tackle complex and high-profile issues.

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A Strong Team

At GFT, we offer a team approach to each case so you can always connect with someone who can help out.

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Comprehensive Approach

We incorporate a combination of top-notch litigators and experts in non-litigation alternatives for a comprehensive approach to family and criminal law.

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Industry Relationships

We have relationships with many experts who may be needed in your case, such as private investigators, domestic violence experts, and more.

100+ Years Collective Experience

Our Law Firm's History

Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, LLP, was co-founded by John J. Gilligan, who has been practicing family law in Long Beach since 1981. Janine M. Frisco is also a partner, as is Kristin Trutanich. Together, they are the area’s most comprehensive legal stronghold.

GFT has helped individuals and their families surmount their legal difficulties for the past several decades. We are proud to serve Southern California, and have the dedication and experience required to handle every type of issue.

The Team of Attorneys You’ve Been Looking For

Our experienced team of professionals will guide you through life’s murkiest waters. At Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, LLP, we have the resources needed to represent clients in all aspects of family and criminal law.

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We have two offices conveniently located in Long Beach & Palos Verdes. We represent clients in courts throughout Los Angeles, Orange, and Riverside counties.