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  • Personal Matters. Personalized Approach.

    Butler Law is a San Diego, CA based boutique law firm specializing in all family law matters. During this unprecedented time, we are open and assisting both new & current clients for in-person or virtual appointments.

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Honest Attorney

"I always felt that Elyse Butler listened to what I had to say and was always honest. I would highly recommend her in a divorce.”
- M.B.

Five Stars!

“Thanks to Elyse Butler I am able to enjoy the time I wanted, quality moments with my daughter without having to worry.”
- V.H.

Focused on My Goals

“Butler Law allowed me to focus on what mattered most. I never thought a situation like this could be this easy to get through.”
- G.S.


"So often in life, things that you regard as an impediment
turn out to be great, good fortune."

-Ruth Bader Ginsberg


Experience is part of developing a successful law practice, and at Butler Law clients receive the skilled legal advice and representation they're looking for when they need an attorney.

We have a thorough understanding of divorce, child custody & support, property division, and other family law matters. Founder Elyse Butler has been certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization in Family Law; a designation earned by only approximately 5% of attorneys. With exceptional legal skills, personalized solutions, and professional integrity, Butler Law works hard to help you get the best possible results in the following practice areas:

  • Divorce & Legal Separation
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Child & Spousal Support
  • Property Division
  • Domestic Violence & Restraining Orders
  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Post-Judgment Modifications
  • Paternity 


Butler Law knows that excellent results are attained by properly working a case from the very first day a person becomes a client. We understand each client has specific and personal goals for the outcome of their matter. To achieve these goals, Butler Law prides itself on developing real connections so that each client's needs are properly met. We put complex legal issues into language that you can easily understand and we work hard to help our clients in every situation. Our client's specific goals are outlined at the beginning of their representation and remain top of mind until we reach the finish line.

When you need counsel on a major, life-impacting decision, you deserve an attorney who will listen to you, thoroughly examine the facts, and provide the best possible solution for you and your future. Whether your case is uncontested, litigated through court, or solved through a combination of these solutions, we will make sure every case plan is customized to each client's individual needs.


We advocate for our southern California clients. Whether you need assistance with a divorce, child custody, support, or other family law matter, there is no need to handle these difficult issues of law all alone. Get the legal advice, counsel, and representation you need. Contact Butler Law in downtown San Diego, California for a consultation. We can help you decide which course of action will serve your best interests.



Family law matters are incredibly personal. During this challenging time, a dedicated and reliable attorney who can think on their feet rather than off a script can make a significant difference in the outcome of your matter. We treat clients with respect and spend time to make sure that they fully understand the process they are going through. If you're seeking legal guidance, we have the expertise that you need.


Butler Law is committed to answering your questions about divorce, child custody & visitation, child support & spousal support, property division, and other family law matters in southern California.

We offer a free consultation and we'll gladly discuss your case with you at your convenience. Contact us to schedule an appointment either over the phone, in-person, or virtually.

350 10th Avenue
Suite 1000

San Diego, CA 92101
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 08:30am - 05:00pm