Abel H. Fernandez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Riverside, CA

Diefer Law Group, P.C.
 | 1700 Iowa Avenue, Suite 190
Riverside, CA 92507
Phone: 800-257-3691
Fax: 951-779-9397
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (70%),
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (30%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Abel H. Fernandez is an attorney at Diefer Law Group, P.C., in Riverside, California. Mr. Fernandez represents clients in family law matter throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties. He has handled a wide range of cases involving divorce, child custody, child support, domestic violence, legal separation, restraining orders, spousal support, visitation and more.

Mr. Fernandez earned a bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University and earned his law degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. He has been admitted to practice in California since 2011 and is certified as a family law specialist by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Fernandez has handled uncontested and complex family cases involving unique issues such as asset tracing, business valuations and international custody disputes. He provides pro bono assistance by volunteering with the Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association and Riverside Legal Aid, a nonprofit organization through the Riverside County Bar Association. He provides free legal advice and help for individuals and families who cannot afford an attorney.

Mr. Fernandez has been recognized for his accomplishments in the legal profession and on behalf of the clients and families he serves. In 2012, he received a participation award from the Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association and a participation award from the Public Law Center in 2013.

Mr. Fernandez enjoys being an active member of the legal community. He is a member of professional organizations, including the Orange County Bar Association, the Riverside County Bar Association and the American Bar Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (70%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence

Bankruptcy (30%)

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence


Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2013

Certificates and Credentials

California Board of Legal Specialization

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About Abel Fernandez

Admitted: 2002, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.dieferlaw.com/attorneys/abel-h-fernandez/


  • Superb Rating, AVVO, 2014
  • Five Star out of Five Star Client Rating, AVVO, 2014
  • Top Contributor Award, AVVO, 2014
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2013

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Family Law Specialist, California State Bar Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Bar Association, Member, 2002-Present
  • Association of Certified Family Law Specialist, Member, 2013-Present
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member, 2002-Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Riverside County Public Law Center, Volunteer Attorney
  • Inland Empire Latino Lawyers Association, Volunteer

Educational Background:

  • San Diego State University, B.A., Major: Economics, 1999
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Office Location for Abel H. Fernandez

1700 Iowa Avenue
Suite 190
Riverside, CA 92507

Phone: 800-257-3691

Fax: 951-779-9397

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Last Updated: 8/26/2019

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