Jacqueline A. Anderson

Jacqueline A. Anderson, ALC

Palo Alto, California 94020


Alimony, Asset Distribution, Child Custody, Child Support Modification, Divorce, Divorce Modification and Enforcement, Family, Guardianship, Legal Separation, LGBT, Spousal Support

Ms. Anderson was born and raised in England before coming to the United States during her high school years. After graduating from high school in Florida, she spent three years working for the Office of the Sheriff in Jacksonville, Florida. Ms. Anderson made her way west to California where she attended San Francisco State University, graduating with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in political science. Ms. Anderson then attended Santa Clara University School of Law, graduating with the degree of Juris Doctor on May 19, 1990.

Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Anderson worked as an associate attorney in San Jose for three years before establishing Jacqueline A. Anderson, A Law Corporation, in 1994. Since its establishment, this office has been dedicated to the practice of family law, representing parents and children in numerous court actions. With over 20 years of experience in the family law field Ms. Anderson has handled hundreds of dissolutions, guardianships and cases relating to domestic partnership issues including; litigation, property division, child support, spousal support, child custody and visitation.

Welcome to Jacqueline A. Anderson, A Law Corporation.

We are located in downtown San Jose, California. We practice throughout Santa Clara County, from Palo Alto in the north to Gilroy in the south.

We assist clients with the following issues:

•Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce)

•Spousal Support (sometimes called Alimony)

•Child Custody & Visitation

•Child Support, including cases involving the Department of Child Support Services

•Division of Assets and Debts

•Domestic Partnership/Same Sex Marriage Dissolutions

•Restraining Orders/Domestic Violence

•Modification and Enforcement of Orders

•Legal Separation

•Parentage (commonly or previously known as Paternity)


•Collaborative Law

•Representation of Minor Children


 Please call us today to schedule your 20 minute free initial consultation.

Ms. Anderson is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association and participates in the following committees:

Family Law Section, 2012 Chair
Family Law Section, 2011 Vice Chair
Family Law Section Executive Board
Family Law Section Domestic Partnership Sub-Committee - Past Chair
Family Law Section Guardianship Sub-Committee
Family Law Section Child Representation Sub-Committee - Past Chair
Family Law Section Strategic Planning Sub-Committee
San Jose Regional Standing Committee
Member, California State Bar Family Law Section

Additional training:

October 2009 –Mediation Intensive Training program, The Center for Understanding in Conflict & The Center for Mediation in Law

841 Blossom Hill Road, Suite 205
San Jose, CA 95123

P: 408-306-0892
E: [email protected]