Christopher R. Abernathy, APLC
Family Law | Serving Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Riverside/San Bernardino Family Law Firm
Work To Protect Your Rights And Always Put Your Best Interest First
If you have concerns about how your family and assets will be affected, contact one of our attorneys. We work with you and offer effective strategies to your stress. We keep you and your children's best interest at heart and work hard to protect your rights with strong legal assistance.
Our attorneys always put you first, and work aggressively to achieve the best possible outcome for you. We answer all of your questions, and knowledgeably guide you through the entire process with compassion. The attorneys at Christopher R. Abernathy know that when you are facing difficult issues, you want personal attention and qualified representation. We understand how confusing this time can be, that's why we focus on your interests and work to develop a plan that protects you and provides you with the most valuable outcome.
Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following:
- Child Support
- Custody & Visitation
- Domestic Violence & Neglect
- Family Law
The attorneys at Christopher R. Abernathy take the time needed to understand your specific concerns and circumstances. We will guide you through the process step by step to reach the best result. You don't have to face this situation alone. Call us today for help evaluating your legal documents, and for valuable legal guidance during this difficult time.They work to protect your rights and always put your best interest first. If you are in need of a family lawyer, contact our attorneys today at one of their three convenient locations. Call 909-484-7667 today to arrange your initial consultation.
Attorney Christopher R. Abernathy
Christopher R. Abernathy, A Professional Law Corporation is a sophisticated law firm dedicated to providing personalized legal services of the highest quality. This is founded upon Mr. Abernathy's work ethic and demand for perfection. These qualities have allowed Mr. Abernathy to be recognized by his clients and peers as one of the premier lawyers in his region.
Mr. Abernathy has earned the AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®. The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. It represents the pinnacle of professional excellence and is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by peers, members of the bar and the judiciary.
Mr. Abernathy was selected to the 2018 California Super Lawyers List. This is a coveted accolade, reserved for 5% of lawyers in the state. The vetting process includes peer reviews and an in depth evaluation of Mr. Abernathy’s outstanding intellectual contributions to his field; client satisfaction; and his dedication to excellence.
Mr. Abernathy was selected for membership into the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC). The mission of the NDAC is to recognize attorneys who have elevated the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. Only the elite few are invited to join the ranks of the NADC.
Mr. Abernathy has also been named one of the “Nation’s Top Attorneys”. The recipients of this prestigious award have demonstrated the highest ideals of the legal profession.
Mr. Abernathy has had the privilege of sitting as a Judge Pro Tem, a mediator and has been routinely appointed by the court to represent litigants in Family Law matters. A Southern California native, Mr. Abernathy was born in 1970 in Diamond Bar, California and resides in Rancho Cucamonga with his wife and their three children. His practice has been cultivated over many years in this region.
Attorney David J. Kolmel
David J. Kolmel is a California native of the Coachella Valley, and a former U.S. Army infantryman and paratrooper who served one tour with the 82nd Airborne Division in Afghanistan in 2002.
Upon returning from the Army, Mr. Kolmel worked in government and private security, but found himself engaged in his own custody battle for his then-only daughter. Having seen the struggles involved in family court first hand and in need of a job that required less travel once he obtained sole custody of his daughter, Mr. Kolmel returned to school, first completing a degree in Philosophy at Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Mr. Kolmel then attended the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario, California.
Since passing the California Bar exam in 2014, Mr. Kolmel has practiced exclusively in the area of family law, including handling trials in the areas of child custody, child support, and domestic violence. Mr. Kolmel is also certified as minor’s counsel, and has been appointed by the Court to represent children in high-conflict divorce and custody matters.
Mr. Kolmel was invited to be a presenter at the 2019 Minor’s Counsel Training course conducted by the Adventist Attorney Association in Palm Desert.
Mr. Kolmel was born in 1975 and grew up primarily in Palm Springs, California. He currently lives in Upland, California. Mr. Kolmel is an avid practitioner of Brazilian jiujitsu, as well as enjoying rock climbing and diving with his girlfriend and three children.
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Christopher R. Abernathy
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|Family Law||Since 2012|
|Family Law||Since 2012|