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Oceanside Divorce Attorneys

Certified Family Law Specialist. Choose Palmer Rodak & Associates, Serving Oceanside & Del Mar.

Having great legal representation means a client can be 100% confident in their attorney. It means their legal team understands that clients cannot afford to take chances with their legal issues and will act accordingly. Clients are paying with their hard-earned money for legal services and shouldn’t fear they will receive less than great representation.

Great representation helps achieve positive results. At Palmer Rodak & Associates in Oceanside and Del Mar, we take pride in the work we provide our clients. We strive to give them premier legal services to guide them through challenging times.

Our team provides wisdom, compassion, and resolve. With over 60 years of combined legal and courtroom experience, our firm offers advice and counsel on family law, divorce, estate planning, probate, civil litigation, and personal injury cases.

In some matters, we need to advise our clients on what we call "the good, the bad, or the ugly." Clients might not always like the legal circumstances they find themselves in, but our goal is to give advice and provide representation they can always count on. This is the essence of great representation.

Call us at (760) 573-2223 today to request a free consultation with our team. We have locations in Oceanside and Del Mar.

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Meet The Team

Over 60 Years of Combined Experience Advocating for You
  • Matthew E. Palmer Photo
    Matthew E. Palmer

    Principal Attorney

  • Layla  Zad Photo
    Layla Zad

    Senior Associate Attorney

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    Dylan Beatty


Our Areas of Practice

Our attorneys are skilled in helping clients make difficult decisions to preserve their family's future, including decisions involving divorce, custody, estate planning, probate, and other related issues. Whether you are a family in Encinitas or a military service member at Camp Pendleton, our Oceanside divorce lawyers have the experience to help you make astute decisions that affect your family. We also represent Californians who have been injured in accidents and involved in a wide range of other civil legal matters.


  • “Layla made me feel so confident right away. She’s a very smart, strong woman who knows what she’s talking about. My kids are my world and I am very happy to have her represent me in my case. I am ...”

    - Corrie M.
  • “Quality service!!! Comforting environment !! I'm so thankful they took the time to meet with me, thank you so much Dillan! I highly recommend coming here for any legal advice in family law! :)”

    - Amanda C.
  • “Matthew took the time to explain things in detail during my consultation when I asked and did not pressure me when I told him that I needed additional time to make a decision. His supporting staff is ...”

    - Maria G.
  • “We used Palmer Rodak & Associates for our family's trust - to release funds from our deceased dad's 2 Wells Fargo accounts that were out of the state we reside in. Richard was very professional, he ...”

    - Maggie J.
  • “He was readily available for me in a moment of need. I reached out to his office and he was able to meet with me the same day!”

    - Robert B.

Dedicated to Preserving Your Family’s Future

Choosing a lawyer in a contentious case is an important decision. To obtain the outcome you desire, the lawyer you select should be knowledgeable, experienced, and confident. At Palmer Rodak & Associates, you will find a team of trusted advocates whose combined experience can help you achieve positive results in your family law case or other legal matter.

Our Oceanside divorce attorneys have worked extensively with judges over the years and understand how they view certain issues. We use this insight to inform how we present your case to the court in a concise and convincing manner. With our team on your side, you will be positioned for success from the very beginning. Get started with a free consultation today.

Avvo Superb Top Divorce AttorneyState Bar of CaliforniaAvvo Clients' Choice 2018

What It Means to Work with Us

  • Certified Family Law Specialists

    A certified specialist is more than just an attorney who specializes in a particular area of law. A certified Family Law Specialist must have passed the appropriate examination, fulfilled ongoing education requirements and been favorably evaluated by other attorneys and judges.

  • Every Client Matters

    We listen closely to our clients' issues, hopes, and anxieties, and develop a legal strategy best suited to achieve your goals. Throughout the entire process, we will keep you informed with updates and explanations of the latest developments in your matter.

  • Team Approach

    When you work with us you get representation that is backed with over 60 years of collective experience. Our team works together to ensure your best interests are met.

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