Miranda Lathrop Barber
Solano County Family Law attorney
Ms. Barber focuses her practice on family law and is board certified as a Family Law Specialist through the State Bar of California's Board of Legal Specialization. Ms. Barber represents clients on all issues related to dissolution of marriagw (divorce) and determination of parentage cases, including: custody, child support, spousal support, and property division. She also represents parties in domestic violence and civil harassment restraining order matters. Ms. Barber has experience in grandparent visitation cases under Family Code as well as both agreed upon and contested guardianship of the person cases brought under the Probate Code. Ms. Barber has received over 40 hours of training in mediation and offers mediation services as part of her practice. She has also completed training in collaborative divorce.
Ms. Barber has worked with the Solano County Court as a court appointed family law mediator, serves as a pro tem small claimsjudge, and previously served as an on-call pro tem domestic-violence judge prior to the court terminating that program. She also completed extensive training in representing children in 2008 and 2009 and served on the court's panel for appointment as minor's counsel from 2008-2010.
Ms. Barber has presented at local seminars on representing children and preparing juidgements in family law cases and is scheduled to present at the National Business Institute's Handling Divorce Cases from Start to Finish in Sacrameento in May 2012.
She is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar's Family Law Section, the Solano County Bar Association, and the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.
International law publication
Ms. Barber also writes and researches on complex matters of the law. She is drawn to international issues and advocates for legal reform on a global scale:
- "Reforming Criminal Justice in Russia: Progress Report for the Twenty-First Century," The Transnational Lawyer, Vol. 13, No. 2
California State Certified Family Law Specialist
Ms. Barber has also been named a Certified Family Law Specialist in the State of California. Her work has set her apart as an attorney with notable proficiency and competency in the field of family law.
Admitted to Practice
- State Bar of California, 2001
- Juris Doctor, McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, 2001
- Bachelor of Arts, Washington State University, 1997
- Solano County Bar Association
- State Bar of California