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Reviews & Testimonials – Schaffer Family Law Group – San Diego, CA

Reviews & TestimonialsThe family law attorneys at Schaffer Family Law Group understand the emotional and practical aspects of the divorce process and related family law matters. We provide focused and aggressive advocacy for our clients and in return have received numerous private and public (published) client testimonials.

We are honored to include a few here:

“Sarah is a consummate professional and one of the most patient, meticulous, and thorough attorneys I have ever dealt with. I recommend Sarah without hesitation to anyone interested in superior results.”

Richard G.–Richard G.
Rancho Bernardo

“Ms. Schaffer has delivered everything she promised and more for me and my 3 children. She has been the expert that I needed and stayed within my budget. I would recommend her to anyone with a family law issue.”

Tonya L.Tonya L.
Solana Beach

“Sarah provided carefully researched legal advice and shows a pragmatic approach to problem solving. She is also a pleasure to work with.”

Camp Pendleton

“Sarah Schaffer is the best.

So too, are her staff. I had the opportunity to review my situation in 2017 by phone. No pressure to hire them. They were genuinely interested in me, my circumstances, and helping me understand what to expect. More a teaching moment for me and strategy session – not a sales session. I have returned to say “Thank You.” Thank you for good legal counsel. Thank you for asking me to ask myself “is this what I want?” It wasn’t. I never hired Sarah, but my marriage is back on course and a “divorce lawyer” was helpful for that rebirth. Bless you.”

Kevin Beckel ReviewKevin Beckel

“Your resume speaks for itself and I consider you a valuable member of the attorney community. I would recommend you to anyone and everyone who needs your services. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer!”

Michael Shemtoub, attorneyMichael Shemtoub,

“Without Sarah Schaffer and her amazing team, my son and I would not be where we are today.

Sarah has always treated us with the utmost professionalism and respect as clients. Her concern and pursuit of our safety, well being and future success has helped me to feel confident about the outcomes and has given me more freedom to be able to focus on my tasks at hand, my job and most importantly, being a mother. I cannot thank the Schaffer Team enough for everything they have done. We are so blessed to have Sarah in our corner!”

Christina Burdick ReviewChristina Burdick

“Sarah is intelligent and driven when working for her clients.

She has solid knowledge of family law and drives for the end goal of resolving the conflict instead of prolonging it just to bill more.”

Eric Basu ReviewEric Basu

“Sarah is an outstanding family law attorney.

She is diligent, hard working, and very straight forward. I give her my highest recommendation.”

Joseph HigueraJoseph Higuera,

“I have worked with Sarah on several projects and I have found her to be very organized and thorough. She takes her work seriously and is always upbeat and positive. I know she will bring that same work ethic in working with her clients.”

Jeremy Francis ReviewJeremy Francis

“Hired this attorney and was exceedingly pleased with her patience and ability to communicate both with the opposition and myself. Her staff was both friendly and efficient.”


“Amazing Attorney!

I wanted to take a moment and thank Ms. Schaffer for all that she did for me. She made a very difficult time so much easier. I was in a highly contentious, high income divorce. While Sarah was very level headed and down to business, she took great care of me. We ended up using mediation. Sarah was so professional and it worked out really well. She is kind and caring but she has that military background, so she will absolutely not be intimidated by opposing counsel. Thank you for everything you have done and I have/would highly recommend her to anyone who is considering divorce.”

Colleen ReviewerColleen

“Supportive and a Warrior.

Extremely knowledgeable about financial support when it comes to military retirement and bonus money. Secure in standing up to former military men who are used to running the show and getting their way. Thick skinned.”

Nina ReviewerNina

Need to Speak with a San Diego Family Law Attorney?

Sarah T. Schaffer - Child Custody & Visitation AttorneyDo you need discuss your situation with a San Diego divorce attorney? Respected for her honesty, integrity and ethics, San Diego divorce attorney, Sarah T. Schaffer CFLS, LL.M, will never advise you to take a case to trial if it can be fairly resolved simply and inexpensively outside of the courtroom. On the other hand, if your case involves an issue that demands litigation, you can depend on her to aggressively fight for your rights.

Ms. Schaffer and her team will study, analyze and evaluate every possible alternative of your family law dilemma and then explain your options and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

Call Schaffer Family Law Group, APC at (858) 509-7907 to schedule a strategy session today.

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Sarah T. Schaffer Recognized in San Diego Discover Magazines With over 220,000 attorneys in California, Schaffer is one of the few, numbering 178 within San Diego, to hold the distinction of Certified Family Law Specialist.

San Diego Magazine Women of the Year Awards Colonel Sarah T. Schaffer, USMC – Camp Pendleton recognized for her Military Service as JAG Officer.

Top 50 Influential Leaders in San Diego Sarah T. Schaffer is active in the San Diego County and North County bar associations and supports the programs of Kids’ Turn San Diego, a nonprofit that helps children through family separations, and Casa Cornelia Law Center, which provides pro bono legal services to victims of human and civil rights violations.

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Certified Family Law Specialist CFLS Sarah Schaffer and Leslie Ryland have been certified by the State Bar of California as “Certified Family Law Specialists,” a distinction earned by family law attorneys who have “gone beyond the standard licensing requirements.” Every attorney at Schaffer Family Law Group has either earned their CFLS Certification, or is actively working towards that professional goal as a requirement of the firm and our commitment to providing our clients the most skilled and proficient attorneys in San Diego County.

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