Family Law


Full-service family law firm in El Dorado Hills

Whether you are anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the frustrations of marital conflict, the Law Office of Wendy Coghlan can help. She has served families in Sacramento, El Dorado and the surrounding counties in California for more than a decade, and she provides legal services in all areas of family law:

  • Alimony
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Child support
  • Child support modification and enforcement
  • Mediation


Divorce should not lead to a financial crisis. Both parties are protected by law to ensure that divorce does not lead to extreme financial hardship.

Child custody and visitation

Child support

Child support is a major consideration in dissolution actions that involve children.  While the court will order support either based on or close to the California child support guideline amount, parties are free to work out agreements that will ensure the financial support of the minors.

Child support modification and enforcement

Child support payments do not change unless the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or noncustodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, Attorney Coghlan can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.


Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than a trial. She can help you obtain the most equitable divorce settlement.

Contact Attorney Coghlan today

Call the Law Office of Wendy Coghlan today at 916-933-3357 or contact her office online to schedule an appointment today.