Joseph Battle Carnohan, ESQ Carnohan Law 1930 South Coast Hwy.  Suite 100 • Oceanside, CA 92054 Phone: (760) 722-8200 Fax: (760) 722-8228 Email:


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Attorney Joseph B. Carnohan represents individuals who live and work in Oceanside and throughout North San Diego

County and throughout the region, including those in the following cities:  

Carlsbad, Del Mar, Encinitas, Escondido, Fallbrook, La Costa, La Jolla, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos,

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Encinitas Attorney Joseph Battle Carnohan possesses almost three decades of experience in estate planning, and family law. To obtain reliable legal counsel, contact Carnohan Law. As a knowledgeable family law lawyer and estate planning attorney,  lawyer, Mr. Carnohan works to protect client rights in every case.

To reach Encinitas Attorney Joseph B. Carnohan, call (760) 722-8200. He will provide a complimentary telephone consultation to discuss your legal concerns.

Our law firm works to ensure good client communication. Calls and emails are quickly returned, and if new developments arise in a case, these are promptly shared with the client. Encinitas Estate Planning Lawyer and Family Law Attorney Joseph Carnohan adjusts his methods and approach to a case when needed.

To speak directly to Encinitas Attorney Carnohan, please call our office. We have been serving residents of Encinitas, San Diego County, and California for over a quarter of a century.

Family Law Attorney for Encinitas, CAEncinitas Divorce Lawyer Joseph Carnohan

Encinitas Family Law Lawyer Carnohan offers representation and guidance in a variety of divorce and other family law cases:

We represent clients in contested and uncontested divorces, default divorces, high-asset divorces, and mediation. Divorce Attorney Carnohan handles domestic partnership dissolutions as well.

To find dependable assistance in a contested or uncontested child custody case, contact our office. Encinitas Lawyer Carnohan assists parents in finding sensible solutions to disputes regarding parental relocation, parenting plans, and child visitation issues. Mr. Carnohan is an experienced child custody lawyer who helps families create joint custody or sole custody arrangements,

If you need a knowledgeable child support attorney to guide you through establishing child support orders or effecting a post-judgment modification to support, call Carnohan Law for a free consultation.

When a legal dispute over parentage arises, Paternity Attorney Carnohan may be able to help resolve it.

Encinitas Marital Agreements Lawyer Joseph B. Carnohan reviews and creates prenuptial agreements as well as postnuptial agreements.

When circumstances change for one or both parties, a change to the court orders regarding child custody, child visitation, child support, or spousal support may be appropriate. Our post-judgment modifications lawyer zealously advocates for client interests during modification hearings. We also accept cases that were previously represented by other counsel.

For marriages of any length of time, Spousal Support Attorney Joseph B. Carnohan provides strong representation to establish spousal support. Mr. Carnohan also helps clients with any modification matters that arise.

In situations where a party is behind on paying spousal or child support, our support enforcement lawyer may be able to use the law to ensure that the support is paid properly.

Our step parent adoptions attorney assists clients in defending against or in establishing step-parent adoption.

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Encinitas Estate Planning Attorney

To gain assistance from an experienced estate planning lawyer, call our law firm. Mr. Carnohan can create enforceable estate plans, and he uses various effective estate planning tools, including trusts and wills, to ensure client wishes are clearly set forth and followed.

Trust Administration Attorney  

Encinitas Trust Administration Lawyer Carnohan is able to provide dependable guidance to individuals regarding trust administration matters. Mr. Carnohan can help trustees understand what is involved in the obligations and duties of the position. He will also assist in ensuring that all relevant regulations are followed.

Consult With our Encinitas Family Law Lawyer

To gain answers to questions regarding family law and estate planning matters, contact Carnohan Law.  Mr. Carnohan has a quarter century of experience and uses his skill to resolve legal disputes. We assist individuals in San Diego County as well as all over Southern California. Please contact our firm at (760) 722-8200 or fill out and submit our online case evaluation form.


To find our office when driving from Encinitas City Hall, first go north on South Vulcan Avenue. Turn right onto Encinitas Boulevard. Get onto the 5 North. Take the 78 West. Exit at Vista Way. Turn right at South Coast Highway and proceed to our office on the right at 1930 South Coast Highway.

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