Practice Areas

Family Law

Divorce and Custody Filing for divorce can be a confusing and stressful process.  What is community property?  What are financial disclosures?  Am I entitled to spousal support?  These are a few of the questions that may be on your mind when you are thinking of filing for divorce. The best first step would be to...

Wills and Trusts

A few preventative steps can make all the difference between your heirs receiving what you wish them to have and minimize conflict over your estate when you pass. If you do not have a will or a trust to direct what happens with your estate in the event you are unable to manage those assets...

Criminal Defense

Although misdemeanors are less severe crimes, such as trespassing, shoplifting, vandalism and public intoxication, you should still have legal support. Possible consequences of misdemeanors include loss of employment, jail time, fines and a criminal record. Attorney Chitra Ramanathan is an experienced misdemeanor criminal defense attorney committed to ensuring that your rights are protected and works hard for the best outcome for your case.

Education Law

As an education lawyer, attorney Chitra Ramanathan is committed to ensuring that children’s rights are protected and enforced in the educational arena. She has experience in a wide range of school-related issues, including children with special needs, anti-bullying and harassment statutes and student discipline issues. She works closely with teachers and administrators in public and charter schools.