About: Serving the greater Los Angeles area for almost a decade, Ms. Marticorena handles a broad range of family law matters. She represents clients facing complex legal issues including the division of property, division of business interests, child custody, visitation, child support, child custody evaluations, spousal support, dissolution of marriage, legal separation, domestic violence, and civil harassment restraining orders.
Education: Southwestern University Law School
Accreditation: State Bar Certified Family Law Specialist.
Certification as a Specialist: As a Certified Family Law Specialist, a designation governed by the State Bar of California, Ms. Marticorena has demonstrated a high level of experience in family law. She has met the requirements for a minimum amount of trials, hearings, settlements, stipulations, and mediations. Certified specialists must complete numerous hours of continuing legal education above and beyond what is required of a non-specialist. Additionally, specialists must take and pass a written examination akin to a one-day bar examination, and must receive positive third-party evaluations from attorneys and judges before final certification is earned.
Educational Awards & Activities:
CALI Award for excellence in Family Law
Extern for the Target Crimes Division of the Los Angeles District Attorneys Office
Judicial Extern to the Honorable Judge Amy M. Pellman of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Family Law Division
Experience: Ms. Marticorena’s strengths are in identifying complex family law issues that may affect the distribution of property, payment of support, and community property interests. Ms. Marticorena’s experience includes international move-away cases, modification and termination of child support, business and vocation evaluations, expert testimony, interstate custody matters governed by the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), pendente lite and permanent spousal support, and interstate child support matters governed by the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act. Additionally, she has experience using experts and counter experts, handling cases involving the imputation of income, using expert testimony on cash flow available for support, and making determinations of arrears.