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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Escondido Lawyer Joseph Carnohan handles family law and  estate planning matters for clients in Escondido, the San Diego region, and throughout California. With nearly 30 years of experience, our knowledgeable attorney is well qualified to create effective solutions for your legal issues.

As an experienced family law attorney and estate planning attorney, Mr. Carnohan is dedicated to pursuing a positive outcome for each client. Contact Escondido Attorney Joseph Carnohan by calling (760) 722-8200. We invite you to call for a free telephone consultation. Mr. Carnohan will address your concerns and offer an honest analysis.

Our family law firm believes in providing quality client communication by returning client inquiries in a timely manner. When developments occur on a case, we pass this information along to keep the clients updated.

Family Law Attorney for Clients in Escondido, CA

Representing clients in a wide range of cases, Escondido Family Law Lawyer Carnohan counsels clients in the following:

Divorce Attorney

Providing comprehensive solutions in complex and simple divorce matters, Divorce Lawyer Joseph Carnohan handles uncontested and contested divorce, high-asset divorce, mediated divorce, and dissolution of domestic partnerships.Escondido Child Custody Lawyer Joseph Carnohan

Child Custody Attorney

In child custody matters, Mr. Carnohan provides sound counsel and practical solutions for visitation issues, disputes regarding parenting plans, and parental relocation matters. As a Child Custody Lawyer, Mr. Carnohan assists clients in creating effective custody agreements.

Child Support Attorney

In California, the family law court sets the amount of child support that is necessary for the wellbeing of the child. Both parents are expected to contribute financially. Escondido Child Support Lawyer Carnohan is experienced at helping clients obtain the appropriate level of child support.

Paternity Attorney

Whether you need to establish the parentage of a child for reasons involving child support or custody, or if you are pursuing or disputing any paternity action, Paternity Lawyer Carnohan provides skilled representation while advocating for your interests.

Marital Agreements Attorney

Prenuptial agreements are signed before a couple is married, and postnuptial agreements are signed during a marriage. Both marital documents detail the division of assets in the event of the end of the marriage. Marital Agreements Lawyer Carnohan drafts and reviews these documents.

Post-Judgment Modifications Attorney

When a significant change in circumstance occurs after the initial determination of court orders, the family court judge may modify existing court orders. Post-Judgment Modifications Lawyer Joseph Carnohan handles cases involving custody, support, and visitation issues.

Spousal Support Attorney

In certain divorce cases, one spouse may be able to collect financial payments from the other spouse. Spousal Support Lawyer Carnohan helps clients establish or dispute spousal support payments.  

Step Parent Adoptions Attorney

As a Step Parent Adoptions Lawyer, Mr. Carnohan helps families grow through legal adoptions. We also have experience contesting a step parent adoption or defending against one.

Support Enforcement Attorney

In child support matters, the law is clear that the payor must continue financial payments until the specified date. If the payments become delinquent, Support Enforcement Lawyer Joseph Carnohan pursues equitable payments in accordance with the law.Escondido Estate Planning Lawyer Joseph Carnohan

Estate Planning Lawyer | Planning for the Future

As an experienced Escondido Estate Planning Attorney, Mr. Carnohan helps clients plan for their future by clearly setting their wishes in trusts, wills, and other legal tools. As a Trust Administration Lawyer, Mr. Carnohan assists trustees who are executing the trust.

Contact a Knowledgeable Family Law Lawyer Today

Mr. Carnohan has nearly three decades of experience helping clients achieve successful outcomes in family law and estate planning matters. Call (760) 722-8200 to arrange for your complimentary consultation, or reach out to us online.

Escondido Family Law Attorney, Estate Planning Attorney, Trust Administration Attorney, and Personal Injury Lawyer Joseph Carnohan is ready to help you achieve your legal objectives. Contact us today!


From Escondido City Hall, take North Broadway to the 78 West. Exit on Vista Way. Make a right on S. Coast Hwy. Our address is at 1930 S. Coast Hwy.

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