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Westlake Village Divorce LawyerAt the office of Debra J. Kay Attorney at Law, we understand that divorce can be emotional, and the financial burden that you may be facing can be severe. Many people do not know where to turn or who to trust to ensure that their case reaches a positive resolution.

Individuals and families in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Los Angeles County, and Ventura County can turn to Debra J. Kay Attorney at Law. We want you to understand all your options and the alternatives that may be available to you. It is our goal to inform you so that you can make an educated choice about your future.


  • We bring nearly 30 years’ legal experience to your case
  • Our team is well-versed in skillful negotiations as well as tenacious litigation
  • We offer tireless, caring advocacy to lessen your financial and emotional stresses
  • Only a small percentage of lawyers are California Bar certified specialists in family law. Debra J. Kay is one such family law specialist.

Our founding lawyer, Debra J. Kay, is a certified family law specialist who can help you meet the best resolution available for your divorce case. At our firm, we are proud to provide clients with trusted representation and a personalized approach to each case.

If you are filing for divorce in Thousand Oaks or Ventura County, Schedule an appointment online with our divorce lawyer or call (805) 416-0212 today!

Expert Counsel for Every Aspect of Your Divorce

Whether you are going through an uncontested divorce, contested divorce, or mediation, there are certain issues that need to be addressed prior to your divorce decree being finalized. Without a solid legal foundation for your divorce decree, you may be more likely to require modifications to your decree in the future.

Our Ventura County divorce lawyer has the expertise to guide you through the following issues:

  • Debts
  • Life insurance
  • Health insurance / medical coverage
  • Pets
  • Homes
  • Bank accounts and safety deposits
  • Benefits, pensions and 401(k) accounts

Each and every case is unique, so we tailor our representation to each client. When you work with Debra J. Kay Attorney at Law, our Westlake Village divorce attorneys work hard to keep you informed about your case and how the various aspects of your divorce may affect you and your family. We are committed to ensuring you make informed decisions at every step.

How to File for a Ventura County Divorce

  • Complete the Paperwork – In Ventura County, you will need to fill out a Summons and a Petition in black ink.
  • Make Copies – You will need the original forms, plus two (2) additional copies of each.
  • File for Divorce – Take all forms and their copies to the Ventura County courthouse's Family Law Filing Window and give them to the clerk.
  • Pay the Fee – Upon filing your divorce papers, you will pay the filing fee. This fee may be waived by competing a "Fee Waiver Packet" if you cannot afford it.
  • Receive Your Copies – The clerk will keep your original divorce forms and return the copies, stampes as "filed."
  • Serve the Divorce Papers – One copy of the divorce papers must be served to the other party, together with a package of blank forms to file their "Response."
  • File Proof of Service – The person who served the divorce papers to the other part must complete a "Proof of Service" paper and file it with the Court.

Work with an Experienced Legal Team

When you work with Debra J. Kay Attorney at Law, our first priority is to make sure that you receive personal service. You can always have access to your Westlake Village divorce lawyer to maintain open communication. When you retain the representation of our firm, you are able to work with a certified family law specialist who is always a phone call or email away.

Someone at our office can answer any questions or concerns you may have. If you want to speak with a lawyer regarding your divorce case, do not hesitate to contact Debra J. Kay Attorney at Law today. We offer trusted guidance and nearly three decades of experience to clients in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, and the surrounding communities.

Call (805) 416-0212 or request a meeting online today to discover your options!

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