A History Of Excellence And Accomplished Advocacy In California

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Helping You With The Most Complex Family Law Issues

Bley and Bley was founded in the late 19th century by Joseph Bien. In 1925, Bertrand Adolfo Bley, Joseph’s nephew, expanded the firm’s practice to include a wide range of legal services. Stephen Bruce Bley joined his father in practice in 1969 and shortly thereafter started specializing in high-asset, high-conflict divorce matters. Like her father before her, Samantha Bley DeJean joined her father in practice in late 1996. Starting with a solid foundation of legal training, courtroom experience and high esteem within the Bay Area legal and business community, Bley and Bley’s lawyers enjoy over 100 years of combined legal experience.

Our full team of attorneys includes:

Ms. Bley DeJean, Ms. Henderson and Ms. Leung are certified family law specialists in California, a distinction that sets them apart and recognizes their excellence. Ms. Bley DeJean is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys.

We operate with a team approach, pairing clients with more than one attorney on most matters. We find that this allows for an appropriate allocation of work based on the client’s particular needs and also ensures that our clients have an attorney familiar with their case available to them at all times.

We Are Known For Excellence In Family Law Advocacy

As family law attorneys, our lawyers specialize in high-asset and high-conflict divorces. While achieving a settled result is our goal, should that not happen, we will be prepared to try your matter. Whether the issue is resolving complex issues in property divisions, resolving disputes about your right to custody of your child, or ensuring that your support rights or obligations are optimized for your case, you can trust our experience and expertise.

Our clients range from captains of industry, local and national celebrities, CEOs and business owners of all sizes. Our principal attorneys Stephen Bruce Bley and Samantha Bley DeJean are AV peer-review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available from their peers. Known in the San Francisco area and throughout the state for our team’s skill in working with complex and high-asset cases, our main source of client referrals are our former clients and other attorneys.

A Long History Of Successful Representation

We provide aggressive, experienced and efficient legal services to our clients. cWe also offer consulting services for cases nationwide and internationally. We will always try to achieve a resolution without litigation, but when necessary, our attorneys can help you obtain the best results possible in court. Contact us today by calling 415-982-7311 or completing an online contact form.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories — legal ability and general ethical standards.