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Scott A. Reno is a proud East Bay Area native-born and raised in Livermore, California and South Bay Area resident since Fall 2013. In 2013, Scott Reno graduated Magna Cum Laude from San Diego State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Psychology.

Scott received his Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law. While in Law School, Scott Reno was highly active in both the Santa Clara Family Law and Social Justice programs, where he served as President of the Santa Clara University Family Law Society and dedicating his time to assisting low-income litigants to obtain legal guidance and representation for their Family Law matters.

During his first summer of law school, Scott worked full time at the San Mateo County Law Facilitators Office in Redwood City Courthouse where he assisted with an average of 10-12 individual cases each day and assisted in the preparation of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders for Pro Per litigants at Trial. Inspired by his work Scott Reno worked full time at Bay Area Legal Aid in Redwood City for his second summer of law school During his time there Scott Reno conducted several weekly Domestic Violence Restraining Order clinics helping Domestic Violence survivors prepare and file Restraining Orders. Scott Reno also provided legal representation in Court for Domestic Violence survivors as a Certified Law Student.

Scott joined the Law Offices of B J Fadem & Associates in the summer of 2016 where he served as a Law Clerk before being promoted to Associate Attorney upon his passage off the California Bar Examination in Spring 2017 and currently serves as a Senior Associate. Scott has represented clients in all facets of family law, including high conflict custody/visitation cases, high asset property division, breaches of fiduciary duties, child support, spousal support, support arrearages, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, step-parent adoptions, adult adoptions, and all other aspects in between. Scott has also accumulated years of experience in cases pertaining to international and national child abductions cases derived from either from the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA).

Scott has been an active member of the Santa Clara Bar Association from the start of his career and since 2020 has been chair of the Family Law Section Social Committee. Scott is currently proudly co-chairing this committee with our Associate Erika Lee.

In his spare time, Scott enjoys playing basketball, listening to and performing music, walking his dog, searching for new restaurants to try, playing video games, and binging TV Shows and Movies alike. Scott is an avid bay area sports fan, notably the Oakland Athletics, San Jose Sharks, and Golden State Warriors in addition to his [admittedly] non-bay area sports teams, the Los Angeles (San Diego in spirit) Chargers and Chelsea Football Club.

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Whether you're going through a divorce, legal separation, or ending a relationship, a restraining order can provide the safety and security you need. There are two types of restraining orders available, depending on your circumstances. We'll help you understand your options and guide you through the process to make sure you're safe.

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Child abduction or removal of a child refers to the unauthorized or unlawful taking of a child from the custody or care of one parent by another parent or guardian. This can occur within the same jurisdiction or involve crossing state or international borders. It includes situations where a parent fails to return a child after visitation, takes the child without the other parent's consent, or violates court orders regarding custody or visitation arrangements. Child abduction is a serious offense with legal ramifications, as it undermines the rights of the other parent and can have detrimental effects on the child's well-being.

Your family's well-being is our top priority. With unwavering dedication, extensive expertise, and a deep understanding of family law, we will fight relentlessly to protect your legal rights and the best interests of your children.

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Did you know? Palimony might just be the last thing on your mind when you're celebrating love and companionship, but in today's legal landscape, it's a real consideration for many.

In a world where marriage isn't the only form of commitment, the concept of palimony has emerged as a legal safeguard for unmarried couples who have lived together and shared assets. Those sweet love notes and shared memories might not just be tokens of affection but could potentially hold weight in a court of law.

So, before you pack up your belongings or ask your partner to move out, consider the legal implications. Palimony could become a reality, turning your world upside down even if you never exchanged vows.

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Embarking on the adoption journey can be overwhelming, but with our dedicated legal team by your side, you can focus on building your family while we handle the legal intricacies. 💼👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

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An annulment nullifies a marriage as if it never happened. Unlike divorce, which ends a valid marriage, annulment treats the union as if it never existed, based on specific legal grounds like fraud or lack of consent.

Here's what to know:

1️⃣Legal Grounds: Discover the specific reasons for annulment eligibility.
2️⃣Procedural Requirements: Navigate paperwork and court procedures smoothly.
3️⃣Property and Child Considerations: Understand the impact on assets and custody arrangements.
4️⃣Emotional Support: Rely on our compassionate team for guidance during this sensitive time.

Whether you're considering an annulment or facing one initiated by your spouse, our knowledgeable attorneys are here to provide clarity and support. We'd like to help you navigate the legal road ahead and embark on a new chapter with confidence.

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Divorce isn't the end, but a powerful opportunity for a fresh start.

As your dedicated family law team, we're here to turn the challenge of divorce into a stepping stone for your future. With compassion, expertise, and a commitment to your best interests, we ensure every new beginning is supported and empowered.

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