499 N Canon Drive , Suite 200
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Litigate • Collaborate • Mediate

The goal of Kleeman • Kremen Family Lawyers is to resolve family law matters with a methodology that is appropriate for our client’s situation – litigation, collaboration or mediation. Our focus is to provide a pragmatic solution that is fair and efficient without compromising the well-being of our clients.

Since 1983 we have been helping clients through divorce and other family law matters. Our knowledge of divorce tax and valuation principles assures our clients an equitable property division. Our experience analyzing cash flow and support law principles promotes a fair resolution of our clients support disputes. Our superior understanding of the psychological and legal principles underlying child custody gives our clients an advantage in resolving their custody matters. We apply our experience and knowledge in the negotiation of premarital, postmarital and cohabitation agreements that implement our clients vision for their relationship.

We partner with our clients: educating them on their legal choices and the best process to use to resolve their family law matter. We support our clients through an emotionally difficult time of life. From the first confidential conversation to the final resolution, our clients are confident that we have performed with the utmost professionalism.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:

  • Dissolution of Marriage (and Domestic Partnerships)
  • Property Division Including Business Valuation, Pension and Tax Issues
  • Child and Spousal Support Establishment and Modification
  • Child Custody Establishment and Modification
  • Premarital, Postmarital and Cohabitation Agreements
  • Parentage
  • Domestic Violence and Civil Harassment

Call Kleeman Kremen Family Lawyers today at 310-247-0727 to arrange your consultation.

Attorney Dena A. Kleeman

Dena A. Kleeman has practiced family law since her 1983 graduation from Stanford Law School, becoming a California Certified Family Law Specialist in 1994 and receiving specialized training as a divorce mediator in 1998. During the course of her career, Ms. Kleeman has handled complex divorce matters involving business valuation, divorce taxation, real property, and complex compensation, benefits, and intellectual property issues. Ms. Kleeman also prepares premarital agreements, to structure her clients’ financial arrangements during marriage and prevent divorce-related problems that might otherwise ensue. Although her philosophy is to resolve matters by settlement, she aggressively represents her clients in litigation whenever called for. Ms. Kleeman teams with her partner, Ruth Kremen, and lawyers from other disciplines, to assure that her clients receive the most knowledgeable, attentive, and professional legal services they require for all facets of a family law case.

Bar Admissions:

  • 1983, California
  • U.S. District Court
  • Northern District of California

Education:

  • Wesleyan University (B.A., summa cum laude, with honors in Anthropology, 1977; M.A., 1977)
  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 1983

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Los Angeles County (Member, Board of Trustees, 2002–2004; Chair, Law Office Management Section, 2002–2005; Member, Family Law Section; Executive Committee, 2014 – present)
  • Beverly Hills (Member, Family Law Section)
  • Century City (Family Law Section; Chair, 1995–1996; Co-Chair, 1992–1994)
  • American (Member, Family Law Section)

Languages Spoken:

  • Hebrew

Attorney Ruth S. Kremen

Ruth S. Kremen is an expert family law attorney with a broad and distinguished background that includes public service as well as law. Her commitment to family issues has led her to volunteer for many years and in various capacities in the field of child care. She presently serves as a family law mediator with the Los Angeles Superior Court. She is a past President of the Child Care Resource Center of Los Angeles County.Ms. Kremen received her B.A. from Amherst College in 1976. She then became a Coro Foundation Fellow in Public Affairs in Los Angeles, a position that culminated in an M.A. in Urban Studies from Occidental College. She graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1982 and, until 1983, clerked for the Honorable William Bryant, District of Columbia Federal District Court. Upon completing her clerkship, she was a litigation attorney in the large Boston firm of Nutter, McClennen & Fish. Returning to California, she practiced general civil litigation, business and family law with McGlashan & Sarrail in San Mateo.

Bar Admissions:

  • 1983, California
  • 1983, Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court
  • District of Massachusetts; 1985
  • U.S. District Court
  • Northern District of California

Education:

  • Amherst College, B.A., 1976
  • Occidental College, M.A., 1977
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1982

Professional Memberships and Achievements:

  • Los Angeles County (Member, Access to Justice Committee, 2008-2011)
  • Beverly Hills (Member, Family Law Section)
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Associations
  • Volunteer, Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law

Languages Spoken:

  • French

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