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Christopher R. Abernathy

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Christopher R. Abernathy, APLC
11118 Elm Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Phone: 909-484-7667
Fax: 855-272-2889
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023
Licensed in California Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

The founder of his eponymous law firm, Christopher R. Abernathy provides advice and counsel to clients throughout the state of California. With offices in Rancho Cucamonga, Newport Beach and Los Angeles, he focuses his practice primarily on family law matters, representing people who are going through a divorce and who need assistance with such related matters as property division, child custody and visitation, and spousal and child support. Mr. Abernathy also handles post-divorce order modifications arising out of parental relocation or changes in financial situations. He is often appointed by courts to represent litigants in family law matters, and he has experience in general business transactions as well as criminal defense.

Born and raised in California, Mr. Abernathy attended California State University, Chico, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1994. He then pursued his legal education at Western State College of Law in Irvine and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1998. Mr. Abernathy has been in private practice for his entire career, and he is admitted to practice before all California state courts.

Mr. Abernathy has received numerous honors from his fellow professionals during his career, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. He has also been named as one of the Inland Empire's Best Lawyers by Inland Empire Magazine, and he is Lead Counsel Rated by LawInfo.

A member of the American Association for Justice, Mr. Abernathy is an active participant in several other legal organizations as well. His memberships include the Family Law and Law Practice Management and Technology sections of The State Bar of California, the International Legal Technology Association, and the San Bernardino County Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Prenuptial Agreements, Father's Rights


6 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2023

About Christopher R. Abernathy

First Admitted: 1999, California

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America


  • AV Preeminent Peer Rated for Highest Leve of Professional Excellent by Martindale Hubbell, 2019
  • Super Lawyers List, 2018
  • The National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • AV Preeminent Rated Attorney by Martindale Hubbell
  • Named one of the “Nation’s Top Attorneys”
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Office Location for Christopher R. Abernathy

11118 Elm Avenue
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Phone: 909-484-7667

Fax: 855-272-2889

Last Updated: 6/23/2022

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