Our firm was founded by Carolyn A. Makupson, who has over 30 years of experience in family law and divorce matters. Her daughter, Kristen M. Howard, joined her in 1996. Together they have 50+ years of experience, providing clients with caring and compassionate legal assistance when going through the difficult process of divorce.
The Law Offices of Makupson & Howard is accredited by the Better Business Bureau due to our quality legal representation and ethical standards at our firm. We are also members of The State Bar of California and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. The attorneys at our firm have been named Top Attorneys by the Pasadena Magazine for the past six years. We are proud of our accomplishments and the quality family law and divorce legal guidance that we provide.
Our legal team is very sensitive to the emotional issues that arise when working towards resolving family law issues. At times it can get upsetting as you work towards finding a solution that will work best for you and your family. Our firm works hard to help you get through this trying time with as little upset as possible and in an amicable manner. When unable to reach an agreement, we are ready to aggressively pursue your interests in family court if needed. We are committed to helping our clients by providing, personal, one on one attention so that we may tailor our services to meet each client's specific needs and goals throughout their divorce.
The world of Family Law is far too often clouded by inflexibility and a lack of mutual respect for the long-term well-being of clients. At the Law Offices of Makupson & Howard, we are dedicated to changing this reality one client at a time. Our attorneys envision a world where clients and their families are supported and empowered to leave the past in the past. Our firm's mission is to encourage our clients to step beyond challenges and strive for a greater life so they can feel whole again.
We will work closely with you to work out the best options for your family in issues involving all of the following:
- Domestic Violence
- Legal Custody
- Pre-Marital & Post-Marital Agreements
- Spousal Support
- Parental Relocation
- Paternity Actions
- Dissolution of Marriage
- Property Division
- Legal Separations
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Post-Divorce Support
- Joint Custody
- Custody Modifications
- Family Law
- Orders of Protection
- Physical Custody
Pasadena Divorce Attorney
Let our office help you with your divorce and other family law issues by contacting us today. We are ready to help you with the legal advice and expertise you need, whether you are searching for a simple divorce or are faced with more complex matters involving domestic violence and custody issues. You can count on us to always treat you with respect and care as you travel through your divorce process.
50 Years' Collective Experience
Accredited by the Better Business Bureau
Membership in The Pasadena Bar Association
Membership in California Women Lawyers
Membership in The State Bar of California
Top Attorneys by Pasadena Magazine 2011-2018