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In need of support with family and criminal law related matters in Long Beach? We’re here to help. Our team of experts at GFT will walk you through everything there is to know so that you feel confident and supported throughout the process.

Family Law & Divorce Attorney in Long Beach

We may be biased, but we think that Southern California happens to be the best place to live in the United States. Like most California beach towns, Long Beach has an outdoor culture fueled by days at the beach, outdoor parks, and leisurely beachside sports. Surfing and fishing are also popular activities that utilize the area’s plethora of natural resources. Luckily, the breezy oceanside area of Long Beach is conveniently positioned within just a short commute to our office locations. At GFT, we will work hard to get you through life’s difficult times so that you can get back to your stress-free SoCal lifestyle.

Long Beach Family Law Attorneys

As one of the largest family law firms in Southern California, Gilligan, Frisco & Trutanich, LLP has the dedication and experience required to handle every type of family law matter. Specializing in complex family matters, GFT has a staff of eight experienced attorneys. GFT emerges is one of the most well-rounded firms in the family law practice area in Southern California that combines top-notch litigators with experts in non-litigation alternatives. From litigation to mediation and collaborative divorce, GFT has a proven track record of favorably resolving cases through skilled representation and strong advocacy. Contact our law firm today.

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Long Beach Criminal Law Attorneys

GFT has the resources and services associated with a large firm yet still provides clients the personal attention of a smaller firm at every step of the process so that the best possible outcome can be achieved. With the addition of Kristin Trutanich to our team, a former top prosecutor for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office, our law firm has successfully defended a number of criminal defendants. Often family law cases have a criminal law element to them, most commonly involving domestic violence. Ms. Trutanich is a valuable resource to our family law clients and we proudly handle all aspects of their cases under one roof.

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Our Family Law & Divorce 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.

100+ Years Collective Experience

Our Family 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.

Why We Love Long Beach

Long Beach, which is located within Los Angeles County along the Pacific coast, is actually the 39th largest city in the country and the seventh largest city in California. It’s located about 22 miles south of Downtown LA.

Long Beach is an area that’s jam-packed with artistic culture. The beach is alive with the sound of music, as Long Beach is home to an opera, a symphony, jazz clubs, a blues festival, and even a Brazilian street festival. Accordingly, many famous musicians are Long Beach natives. Sublime, Snoop Dogg, and Nate Dogg all grew up there.

Long Beach is also known as the Aquatic Capital of America due to its year-round temperate climate, which makes it ideal for a variety of water sports. It’s also home to the Aquarium of the Pacific, which is located downtown. As Long Beach is the perfect place to train, the area has produced several Olympians and world record holders in aquatics. Legendary ship, the MS Queen Mary is also docked in Long Beach.

With such a casual and breezy lifestyle, it’s practically imperative that your affairs are as stress-free as possible. Contact us today and we will help you get things sorted out.