Joy Stanley, Founding Partner

Joy Stanley Law Corporation is one of the preeminent family law firms in Los Angeles. For over twenty-five years, the firm has been dedicated to client representation at the highest level.

The firm is well known for litigating with a high rate of success, while focusing its efforts towards settlement to achieve the most efficient and cost effective outcome for its clients.

The firm is internationally renowned for its child custody expertise, custody move aways, evaluations, and international Hague Convention proceedings.

Joy Stanley has been practicing family law since 1992, and has represented wealthy, high-profile business owners, celebrities, athletes, professionals, and a wide range of entertainment industry clientele.


Expertise and Legal Services

  • Dissolution of Marriage and Complex Asset Resolution
  • Domestic Partnerships, Same Sex Marriages, Pre-Registraion Domestic Partnership Consultation
  • Paternity
  • Mediation
  • Child Custody and Visitation Relocation, Move-Away Cases, International Custody Issues, Same Sex Custody Disputes
  • Child Support
  • Alimony, Spousal Support
  • Palimony and Non-Marital Relationships
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Post-Dissolution Modification Proceedings
  • Supervision
  • Collaborative Law
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Joy Stanley Law Corporation

2425 Olympic Blvd.

Suite 4000-West

Santa Monica, CA  90404

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Joy Stanley
Founding Partner 

Alyssa Stevenson

Firm Administrator