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Catherine A. Schwartz

Catherine A. Schwartz

Law Offices of Catherine A. Schwartz
  • Divorce, Family Law, Domestic Violence ...
  • California
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With each individual case, Catherine A. Schwartz brings the knowledge of over twenty years of experience practicing family law and criminal defense in California. Ms. Schwartz's undergraduate studies were in sociology at Philadelphia Christian College. She graduated with a B.S degree in law and a JD at Western State University College of Law, San Diego, in 1991.

After passing the California State Bar in 1991, Ms. Schwartz practiced family law, juvenile dependency, and juvenile delinquency law in both San Diego and Riverside, CA. She has been involved in the areas of family law and criminal defense for the past 20 years, bringing with her a vast working knowledge of the family, juvenile and criminal justice system.

Ms. Schwartz has been actively involved in the Riverside community. She is a current member Soroptimist international of Riverside, the Riverside County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force, Smile Seekers, Voices for the Children and Volunteers in Parole. Ms. Schwartz is a graduate of Leadership Riverside Class of 2010.

She was an attorney coach for the Perris High School Mock Trial Team and the Paloma Valley High School Mock Trial Team for approximately six years.

Practice Areas
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Juvenile Law
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Law Offices of Catherine A. Schwartz
- Current
Riverside Criminal Defense Panel
Blumenthal Law Offices
Supervising Deputy Public Defender
Law Offices Of The Public Defender, County Of Riverside
Public Defender
The Law Offices Of The Public Defender Of Riverside County
Juvenile Defense Panel
Law Offices of Catherine A. Schwartz
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
J.D. (1991)
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Philadelphia Christian College
B.S. (1980) | Social Science
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Woman of Distinction - Outstanding Leaders of the Inland Empire
Inland Empire Magazine
Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 156896
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Wise tips for those enduring a divorce
Four common divorce mistakes to avoid
Four common divorce mistakes to avoid
Research focuses on common causes of divorce
Staying involved in your child’s life after divorce
Speaking Engagements
Criminal Law Procedures, AVID Program
Websites & Blogs
Law Offices of Catherine A. Schwartz
Contact & Map
Law Offices of Catherine A. Schwartz
6877 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506
Toll-Free: (951) 686-8190
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed