Richard V. Hyatt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in San Diego, CA

Henderson, Caverly, Pum & Charney LLP
 | 12750 High Bluff Drive, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: 858-755-3000
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1976
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (90%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
Attorney Profile

Richard V. Hyatt is a skilled trial attorney with nearly 40 years of experience representing clients in Southern California. A partner at Henderson, Caverly, Pum & Charney LLP in San Diego, California, and chair of the firm's family law group, Mr. Hyatt focuses his practice on all aspects of family law, including high net worth divorce.

After obtaining his undergraduate degree from San Diego State University, Mr. Hyatt spent two years serving in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. After finishing his military service, Mr. Hyatt earned his law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and began practicing family law. He is admitted to practice in all California state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

Mr. Hyatt is a certified family law specialist through the State Bar of California. He was also inducted as a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2003 and the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers in 2014. His outstanding efforts on behalf of clients have earned Mr. Hyatt an AV Preeminent* rating from the reputable peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell and he has also received many awards from various legal organizations throughout his career.

Active in a number of professional organizations, Mr. Hyatt belongs to the San Diego County Bar Association, the North County Bar Association, the State Bar of California and the American Bar Association. He also serves as a settlement conference judge and pro tem judge in family law matters for the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (90%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Dissolution, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property

Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%): Mediation

Focus Areas

Family Law: Alimony & Spousal Support, Dissolution, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About Richard Hyatt

Admitted: 1976, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.hcesq.com/hcesq/?attorneys=richard-v-hyatt

Honors and Awards:

  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (AV Preeminent), Matindale-Hubbell
  • Southern California Super Lawyers
  • San Diego Top Attorneys

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Specialist in Family Law, State Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California, 1991-present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2014
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow, 2003-present
  • California, 1976
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California, 1976
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Fee Arbitration Panel Member, 1995-Present
  • Special master, Family Law Matters, 1998
  • Settlement Conference Judge, Family Law, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1988-present
  • Judge Pro Tempore, Family Law, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego, 1989-2000
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Certified Family Law Specialist Committee, 1991-present
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Executive Committee, 1999-2001
  • North San Diego County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1996-1998
  • North San Diego County Bar Association-Chairman, Family Law Section, 1993-1994
  • American Bar Association

Educational Background:

  • San Diego State University, 1969

Industry Groups

  • American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Certified Family Law Specialist-San Diego
  • Certified Family Law Specialists-North County
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • SD North County Bar Association
  • State Bar Of California-Family Law Section
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    Office Location for Richard V. Hyatt

    12750 High Bluff Drive
    Suite 300
    San Diego, CA 92130

    Phone: 858-755-3000

     

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