Rebeca C. Christianson

Attorney

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REBECA ON “WHY FAMILY LAW”

My first professional job at 20 years old was working for a family law attorney. I immediately felt drawn to the fact that family law attorneys help real people with real problems. Many areas of practice are so transactional, but in family law, I never forget that I am fighting for my friends and neighbors.

REBECA “ABOUT CHILDREN & DIVORCE”

Divorce is one of the most difficult things a person can go through, especially when children are involved. I can help parents get through the process by being in their corner, then they can focus on being the best parents possible without all the distractions created by a divorce. Children need their parents more than anything and if I can focus parents on what is important, then I have done my job well.

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Rebeca Christianson is an attorney at Forester Purcell Stowell PC, where her practice is focused exclusively on family law with an emphasis on custody disputes. Having worked in a family law office environment for more than a decade, Rebeca brings a deep understanding of the unique journey her clients take through initial consultation to final outcome.

Prior to joining FPS, Rebeca was an associate with Dougherty & Associates. She is a graduate of Lincoln Law School and earned an undergraduate degree in psychology from Sacramento State.

Rebeca’s general family law experience includes:

  • Marriage dissolution/divorce, legal separation, and nullity proceedings
  • Child custody disputes
  • Adoptions, guardianships, and termination of parental rights
  • Establishment and modification of guideline child support and spousal support orders
  • Property characterization and valuation, including reimbursement issues
  • Obtaining and defending against Domestic Violence Restraining Orders and Civil Harassment Restraining Orders

Lincoln Law School of Sacramento

  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2014

California State University, Sacramento

  • Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, Psychology, 2010

  • State Bar of California – Family Law Section
  • Sacramento County Bar Association

  • State Bar of California, 2014