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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

CustodyFamily Law
November 9, 2017

Move Away Cases and the Standard for Analysis

Maintaining stability and continuity in the child’s life: The Court will look at the timeshare percentage in the current custody order, evaluate how much time the child actually spends with...
DivorceFamily Law
November 7, 2017

Toxic Fighting in Front of the Kids: The Consequences

In 38 years of practicing law I've encountered many examples of toxic conflict between parents and have witnessed the negative impact that it has on their children. Toxic fighting consists...
DivorceFamily Law
July 18, 2015

Four Principles Leading to a Successful Divorce

Years of experience in the field of family law have helped me understand the key essentials of what a client needs to know when embarking upon their divorce journey. I…

DivorceFamily Law
July 8, 2015

Five Divorce Myths

In answering questions for many clients considering divorce, I found there are a number of myths that need to be dispelled about the divorce process and the justifications for seeking…

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