The Law Offices of Vernon L. Ellicott are located in Westlake Village and Valencia, California. We provide a broad range of legal services to both individual and business clients throughout the state of California. Our firm is a full service law firm, representing and advising clients in the areas of Family Law, Bankruptcy, Select Personal Injury Cases and Select Criminal Law Cases. We possess high academic credentials, maintain strong community ties, are committed to the pursuit of excellence, communicate effectively, and demonstrate the strictest personal and professional ethics as well as the utmost concern for our clients. We utilize state-of-the-art technology and cost-effective methods to provide services in a timely, client-oriented manner and ethical, friendly, and professional environment. Our approach focuses on each client's background, needs, and goals, and we are committed to responding promptly to telephone calls, to reporting on cases regularly, and to minimizing and eliminating risk by informing clients of significant changes in the law. Our dedication to quality, understanding of the law, trust, and respect are the foundation for our long-standing relationships with clients and the community. Why choose a Certified Family Law Specialist? A Certified Family Law Specialist is an attorney who has taken and passed an additional written examination for experienced family law attorneys administered by the State Bar of California. A Certified Family Law Specialist has demonstrated a high level of experience in family law, fulfilled significant ongoing educational requirements, and been favorably evaluated by judges and other attorneys familiar with his or her work. Certified Family Law Specialists have the experience to handle simple cases with ease as well as the more complex cases that require special skill, knowledge and experience. Certified Family Law Specialists are often consulted by other attorneys for advice on procedural and legal issues related to family law. Most continued legal education seminars are conducted by judges and Certified Family Law Specialists.