The Premier Family Law Firm of the Central Coast

Family Law Services

At Comstock & Wagner, we work with clients throughout California's Central Coast, helping them to navigate the often-complex divorce process and build a better life on the other side. Our attorneys will spend time with you, reviewing the facts of your case, discussing the law that applies, and identifying your objectives for your legal matter. Whatever your priority, Comstock & Wagner will advise you honestly and advocate fiercely for the outcome you need.

Divorce

Divorce

Divorce Marriage is a road you travel with a partner, but that doesn’t mean that divorce is a road that you must travel alone. The right divorce attorney will serve as your guide and advocate through this unfamiliar and sometimes threatening terrain. F… Read More
Child Custody

Child Custody

Child Custody Whether you are divorcing or ending a relationship with a co-parent, child custody can be one of the most difficult legal issues to resolve in your legal matter. The question of how and when you will spend time with your children is an emotional one,… Read More
Child Support

Child Support

Child Support Supporting your child is something you do as a loving parent, probably without thinking about it. Once you and your child’s other parent divorce, however, you may be very concerned about your rights and responsibilities regarding child support.… Read More
Spousal Support

Spousal Support

Spousal Support When two people who have shared a household, income, and expenses separate, one of them may need some financial help from the other: alimony. In California, alimony is called “spousal support.” Spousal support is available both while the… Read More
Division of Property

Division of Property

Division of Property Division of property and debts can be one of the most challenging aspects of a California divorce. California is a “community property” state. In essence, that means that a husband and wife are treated as a legal “community.”… Read More
Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Domestic violence is difficult to deal with on its own, and can greatly complicate a family law matter such as a divorce or custody case. If you need a California domestic violence protection order, you may have very mixed emotions, including fear of… Read More
Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements

Prenuptial Agreements The first thing many people think when they hear the words “prenuptial agreement” is “divorce.” While prenuptial agreements can make divorce less complicated, stressful, and expensive, having a prenuptial agreement does not me… Read More

Meet Our Partners

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Marie Comstock Marie Comstock is the managing partner of Comstock and Wagner. She co-founded the firm in 2011, with the goal of providing skilled and compassionate service to family law clients in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, and the Central Coast. Prior to Read More
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Stephen Wagner Stephen Wagner is a partner at Comstock & Wagner and has devoted his entire legal career to the practice of California Family Law. Steve is a California board-certified family law specialist and, in addition to his family law practice, he has taught… Read More

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