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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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COVID-19: The Family Law Courts One Year Later

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Parenting With Your Ex: Goals And Tools For 2021

With the new year comes new possibilities. Setting parenting goals is as important as establishing your own goals for personal achievements. While setting your individual goals may come easily, developing…
COVID-19Family Law
December 11, 2020

Domestic stress during COVID shows need for change in family courts

Throughout the pandemic, we have seen the effects that COVID-19 has had on families across the country. But little attention has been given to the increasing rates of divorce and…
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November 13, 2020

Family Life Post-Divorce — COVID-19 Update

Family life post-divorce is not without its challenges, and a pertinent issue during the holiday season is the custody arrangement. When Christmas, Thanksgiving, birthdays, or school vacations are approaching, parents…

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