Attorney Michele Charbonneau

About Me

Ms. Charbonneau is a highly regarded Orange County family law practitioner and was a founding partner in one of Orange County’s premier law firms. Ms. Charbonneau is well known for her uncanny ability to get to the heart of a case and get it resolved. While compassionate and understanding, she is tenacious in her resolve to get divorcing couples to focus on common ground to reach a fair and responsible resolution. She is very skilled in dealing with the range of emotions that go with a divorce and is able to relate to the parties like few others! Ms. Charbonneau has worked in Southern California for over 20 years and has handled countless family law matters. She has tried and settled various notable family law cases throughout her career, some of which have resulted in published law-making cases. Ms. Charbonneau has been involved in many highly contentious divorces, giving her a unique perspective into the problems, motivations and potential solutions in marital disputes.
I am Licensed to Practice in:
My Education
Western State University College of LawJD - 1991
University of San DiegoBS - 1987
My Memberships
Orange County Bar Association, Family Law Section
Orangewood PALS
Orange County Trial Lawyers Association
Southern California Mediation Association
National Association of Professional Women
Lead Counsel
My Publications
Fiduciary Duties in Divorce and Legal Separation Cases
What is a Move-Away Order?
How to Start Divorce in Irvine
Division of Assets in a California Divorce
How Does the California Divorce Process Work?
How Much Support Will I Get: A guide for Divorcing Couples?

Lead Counsel Rating Details

This Attorney is Rated in the Following Practice Areas:
Divorce Law since 2015
  • Verified Experience
  • Peer Recommended
  • Spotless Record

Practice Highlights

Received the Following Awards
A+ Rating - Better Business Bureau
Divorce Mediation Certified-Davis Mediation
Board Member Contribution-Orangewood Children's Foundation
AV Rated-Martindale-Hubbell
Salutorian/Todd Brower Award-Western State University

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