Protecting Your Interests
In Santa Clara And San Benito Counties
No one plans on a divorce or a dispute over child custody. But sometimes life doesn’t take us on a path we had planned. Things change, environments change and people change. The impact on our lives can be devastating, both emotionally and financially.
At the Law Office of Stephen W. Penn and Associates, our attorneys are here to help you navigate these difficult and complicated issues step by step. We serve clients in San Jose, Morgan Hill, Hollister and other communities in Santa Clara and San Benito counties.
Certified Family Law Specialist
Stephen W. Penn is certified as a Family Law Specialist by the Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California. This is your assurance that your case will be managed by an attorney who is an expert in family law. Only lawyers who have fulfilled the rigorous requirements of specialization by the State Bar of California can identify themselves as Certified Family Law Specialists.
Morgan Hill Family Law Firm
Our Estate Planning Practice
When your family status changes, your estate plan needs to change as well. As a complement to our family law practice, we offer affordable estate planning services. Our attorneys provide an affordable range of estate planning services, including:
- Revocable trusts
- Durable powers of attorney for property
- Trust administration
- Advance health care directives
Our Family Law Practice
Our office provides assistance in all areas of family law. Here are just a few examples of the services we provide:
Meet Our Firm
Stephen W. Penn
Stephen W. Penn is a Certified Family Law Specialist who has been in private practice since 1991. He received a Bachelor of Science from California State University, Los Angeles and his law degree from Glendale College of Law.
Patrick T. Bell
Patrick T. Bell is a Family Law attorney who has been with our law firm since 2015. He received a Bachelor of Arts from California State University and his law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law. He served in the Family Court Division of the Superior Court of California as an intern.
Jonathan M Lee-Mars
Upon graduating from Santa Clara Law, Jonathan immediately began his legal career through estate planning, handling and preparing innumerous cases at numerous stages. His passion for assisting clients is met only by his desperation to see his beloved baseball team win the World Series. Ever vigilant of the human cost of legal battles, he relies upon his experience in mediation and conflict resolution to find common ground.
Shaina is our legal assistant and has several years of law office experience. She enjoys photography and exploring scenic landscapes with her children.
Maria entered into the legal field 12 years ago. After realizing that she had a passion for families and children Maria joined our firm as a legal secretary. Ms. Fernandez is also a licensed Notary Public. She is motivated by the opportunity to help others, and has made a lasting and posit…
Schedule An Attorney Consultation
We offer a discounted initial consultation fee so you can meet us, and we can learn more about you and your legal needs. At your consultation, you can expect to receive expert advice based upon our preliminary impressions and a plan on how best to move forward in your case. Stephen’s office is conveniently located in Morgan Hill, approximately 15 minutes from San Jose.