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Arlene D. Kock, Family Law and Divorce Attorney, San Ramon, CA

An accomplished family law attorney, Arlene Kock has been serving clients in the San Francisco Bay Area for more than 39 years. She received her JD from the University of San Francisco Law School and subsequently spent six years gaining professional experience through such positions as associate attorney with the Law Offices of Alfred A. Affinito and managing attorney of Yanello & Flippen.

In 1984, Arlene Kock started her own solo practice, which she continues to operate today as chief executive officer. At the Bay Area lawyer’s firm, 90 percent of her practice focuses on full-service family law matters including divorce and custody cases; she also represents clients in issues related to domestic partnerships and same sex marriages, the latter being a relatively new area of law. The remainder of her law practice entails providing representation in general legal areas like personal injury ,criminal and civil matters.

Engaged for decades in the local legal community, Arlene Kock is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Alameda County Bar Association, whose Referrals Services Committee she also lead as chair. She currently maintains membership with the Contra Costa Bar Association.

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Arlene D. Kock, APLC

A Professional Law Corporation located in San Ramon, California, Arlene D. Kock, APLC, is a full service law firm that handles all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody and support, domestic partnerships, paternity, prenuptial agreements, spousal support, and visitation rights. Such cases require an acute level of sensitivity, as client emotions understandably tend to run high. Ms. Kock is ever mindful of approaching each client’s case with tact, compassion, and assertiveness in pursuing their interests.

Her practice also handles cases involving civil litigation, criminal law, personal injury lawsuits, and juvenile law. Arlene Kock has received distinguished listings under Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who in American Law. She is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Alameda County Bar Association and past Chair of the Lawyer Referral Services Committee.

Her offices are located in San Ramon, California.

Office hours are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Thursday.

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Arlene’s Latest Blog Posts

DivorceFamily Law
July 9, 2020

Starting a Divorce

Litigants who wish to terminate a marriage in California must serve paperwork called a petition and summons on their spouse. The paperwork must be filed with the court before it…
COVID-19Domestic Violence
June 29, 2020

Domestic Violence: Impacts of COVID-19

The impacts of COVID-19 have begun to expand beyond the boundaries of medical and infectious disease concerns. A growing shadow now presents itself through a rise in domestic violence. Vulnerable…
COVID-19COVID-19 Court UpdatesFamily Law
June 29, 2020

UPDATED – The New Normal: Court Access Post COVID-19

The universe as we knew it in the world of family law changed after March 16, 2020, when California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a directive to close non-essential businesses and…
COVID-19 Court Updates
May 23, 2020

Which Bay Area courts are poised to resume jury trials?

California’s freeze on jury trials is ending, but only a few counties, like Contra Costa, are planning to summon prospective jurors while keeping them separated and masked. The statewide 60-day…

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