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,

Solana Beach, Sorrento Valley, Valley Center, Vista, San Marcos Child Custody Attorney, San Marcos Child Support Attorney, Escondido Child Support Attorney, Solana Beach Divorce Attorney

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La Costa Attorney Joseph Carnohan has more than 30 years of experience providing representation to clients in family law and estate planning matters. If you need effective counsel regarding your legal issue, Mr. Carnohan may be able to help.

With his years of practicing law, Family Law Attorney and Estate Planning Lawyer Joseph Carnohan has become a diligent advocate who works to preserve and protect client rights.

Call La Costa Attorney Joseph Battle Carnohan at (760) 722-8200 to discuss your case. We offer a complimentary consultation by phone. Mr. Carnohan will answer questions and address your concerns. Because he is dedicated to providing quality representation, he maintains a close working relationship with every client.

At Carnohan Law, clients are consistently informed regarding their case. We also respond promptly to calls and emails. La Costa Estate Planning Attorney and Family Law Lawyer Carnohan immediately shares with the client any new information that may affect their legal matter. If a new development arises, Mr. Carnohan will adjust his approach to the case if called for.

Call our law firm and speak directly with La Costa Attorney Carnohan about the legal concerns you are facing. For more than a quarter century, our office has worked with individuals in La Costa as well as across San Diego County and Southern California. La Costa Divorce Lawyer Joseph Carnohan

Family Law Lawyer for La Costa, California

Our highly skilled La Costa family law attorney is pleased to offer legal counsel in many family law and divorce matters:

Our firm handles uncontested divorces, contested divorces, mediation, default divorces, and high-asset divorces. Divorce Lawyer Carnohan also accepts cases involving dissolution of domestic partnerships.

If you need assistance with an uncontested or contested child custody dispute, call our firm. La Costa Attorney Carnohan helps parents find reasonable solutions to parental relocation, child visitation, and parenting plan disputes. As a skilled child custody attorney, Mr. Carnohan is able to help clients establish or defend physical custody or legal custody. He can also help parents create a sole custody or joint custody arrangement.

Mr. Carnohan is a skilled child support lawyer who guides clients in the initial establishment of child support orders all the way through hearings on modifications to support. His experience enables him to offer effective representation and uphold client rights.La Costa Estate Planning Lawyer Joseph Carnohan

La Costa Marital Agreements Attorney Joe Carnohan has many years of experience creating and reviewing postnuptial and prenuptial agreements.

If a dispute about parentage arises between unmarried or married parents, Paternity Lawyer Carnohan can provide sound legal counsel.

If you believe a court order regarding spousal support, child visitation, child custody, or child support needs to be changed, please contact our firm. Post-Judgement Modifications Attorney Joseph B. Carnohan is a zealous advocate for client rights in modification hearings. Mr. Carnohan is also able to accept cases that he did not represent during the initial determination of support.

Regardless of the length of a marriage, Spousal Support Lawyer Joseph Carnohan is able to provide diligent representation for establishing spousal support orders and for any modification proceedings that may arise.

If an ex-spouse becomes delinquent on spousal support or child support, please contact our support enforcement attorney. Mr. Carnohan offers skilled representation to help clients gain the funds they are owed.

Mr. Carnohan is a step parent adoptions lawyer who is able to help clients establish or defend against an adoption by a step parent.

Estate Planning Attorney | Trust Administration Lawyer

When you need a knowledgeable estate planning attorney to create a comprehensive and enforceable estate plan, call Carnohan Law. We employ a variety of estate planning tools such as wills and trusts in order to clearly set forth client wishes.

Trust Administration Attorney

La Costa Trust Administration Attorney Joe Carnohan offers reliable assistance in overseeing trust administration matters. He makes sure trustees understand the duties and obligations of their position, and he helps them maintain compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines.

Call our La Costa Family Law Lawyer & Estate Planning Lawyer

To gain answers to questions about estate planning or family law, please call Carnohan Law and speak with our knowledgeable La Costa Lawyer. Mr. Carnohan has more than 30 years of experience that he can use to resolve your case. He serves clients in San Diego County and beyond. To reach us, call (760) 722-8200 or use our contact form.   


If you are driving from La Costa Town Square to visit our office, begin by going northeast on Rancho Santa Fe Road. Turn left onto La Costa Avenue. Take the 5 North. Get onto the 78 West. Use the Vista Way Exit. Turn right at South Coast Highway and continue to 1930 S Coast Hwy, on the right.

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