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Cori Stockman

Cori Stockman

Senior Family Law Attorney

Cori Stockman is a highly successful, seasoned and sought-after family law attorney. Ms. Stockman is a Certified Family Law Specialist By the California State Bar Board of Specialization. In litigation, Ms. Stockman helps her clients quickly determine their strategic objectives, fights vigorously to achieve their goals, and frequently outmaneuvers her opposition to achieve results. Her calm and persuasive disposition is highly effective in complicated and tense negotiations, and she uses the utmost skill to protect her client’s best interests in difficult settlements.


In addition, Ms. Stockman is one of the most preeminent minors counsel in Southern California providing children during hostile family law disputes with the strong and caring representation of their best interests. She has been a top choice to represent children during the parents’ custody litigation and a leading authority on representation of children in family law cases.
Since she was admitted to practice law in 1993, Ms. Stockman has been dedicated to a successful resolution focused approach to family law. Ms. Stockman strategizes with her clients in reaching their goals. Ms. Stockman is compassionate and dedicated to resolving even the most hostile disputes in the most efficient manner possible. Rather than take a reactionary approach, she strategically focuses on understanding the current situation and the client’s goals to design a road map to overcome challenges, anticipate the opposing arguments and pursue the ideal results.


Ms. Stockman has extensive experience drafting and litigating prenuptial and postnuptial agreements for high-net-worth clients, business owners and cases involving blended families. She facilitates the path to agreement by helping clients communicate with their partners about their priorities and identifying key areas of legally available protections. She often coordinates with her clients’ professional teams, such as financial advisors, business managers, and accountants, to ensure comprehensive strategies that result in the most ideal premarital agreements for her client’s unique circumstances.


Ms. Stockman is also known throughout California for her skill and experience in mediating complex divorce, custody, high asset, and financial cases to resolution. Ms. Stockman has the unique approach of being both direct and empathetic with her creative solutions to resolve even the most hostile cases.

Ms. Stockman received her Juris Doctor degree from the Pepperdine University Caruso Law School in 1992, after attending college at California Polytechnic State University (San Luis Obispo) and graduating from San Francisco State University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1986.
Ms. Stockman is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Division and the Orange County Women Lawyers Association.

Ms. Stockman is admitted to practice in all California State Courts and the Central, East, and West Federal District Courts of California.

Certified Family Law Specialist By the California State Bar Board of Specialization

Ms. Stockman has assisted clients with all manner of Divorce related issues including Child Custody and Visitation, Move-away cases, Child Support, Spousal Support, Division of Property in all sizes of estates, and Domestic Violence cases, as well as Paternity Actions, Post-Judgment related matters, Cohabitation Agreements, and Premarital Agreements. Ms. Stockman may be retained as counsel, consulting attorney, mediator, or as minors counsel.

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