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Santa Barbara County’s Premier Family Law And Probate Firm

Your Family, Your Legacy, Our Mission

Dedicated to building, guiding and protecting California families and their legacies through family and probate processes for over three decades.

Focused On Families

Matters involving families are often complex and emotional. If your family is going through a point of transition—whether you are adding to your family, considering divorce or have recently lost a loved one—you deserve an advocate who understands the urgency and delicacy of your situation.

At Jarrette & Walmsley, LLP our attorneys use their personal and professional experiences with family and probate processes to achieve the best possible outcome for clients like you.

Child Custody

We will help you preserve your parenting time.


We guide you and your family through dissolution processes.


We can help you divide assets after losing a loved one.

Conservatorships And Guardianships

We work to ensure that vulnerable adults and children are cared for.

Navigating Your Needs

In order to be effective advisors, we want to know your story. We will take the time to listen to your goals and understand your needs. With this information, we will create a personalized legal strategy that is specific to your unique circumstances.

Here To Help

You do not have to navigate these tough, complicated matters alone. When you work with us, you benefit from two attorneys who will be deeply committed to your case. For your convenience, we have virtual and on-site meeting options in Los Olivos and Santa Barbara. Let us help guide you with cutting-edge, forward thinking and creative solutions.

Robert R. Walmsley