Attorney Jennifer Ani is a fighter. If your children have been wrongly removed by the State, she will represent you and make sure your rights are protected. She has been an attorney in private practice for more than 20 years and serves all of California.

Attorney Jennifer Ani was admitted to the State Bar of California in 1993. She is a graduate of McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, and holds a B.A. in English from University of California at Davis.

Ms. Ani began her career in the private sector working locally for Headlands Mortgage Company. After making a mid-career change in 2006, Ms. Ani focused on the specialized area of Juvenile Dependency, and has focused on the litigation of child abuse matters (CPS cases), working with parents to regain custody of children placed in foster homes, and child custody matters (Family Law).

Jennifer Ani's law practice includes Juvenile Dependency and Family Law litigation as well as guardianship, adoption, civil rights, juvenile immigration status, marital agreements and dissolution (divorce) mediation, VAWA self-petitions, domestic violence, defense of CPS and child abuse allegations, and legal malpractice.

Ms. Ani continues to give back to the non-profit organizations that gave her experience and training that made possible the mid-career change to the practice of Family and Juvenile Law. Ms. Ani provided pro bono services through the Family Law Project of The Bar Association of San Francisco, and, in addition to receiving their highest award in 2009, the James P. Preovolos Award, she has received their “Outstanding Contribution to Public Service” awards in 2007, 2008, and 2009. In 2010, Ms. Ani was selected to receive the "Family Law Attorney of the Year" award from the Legal Aid Society of California. She is also a recipient of the Wiley P. Manuel award from the State Bar of California.

Attorney Jennifer Ani is a zealous advocate for her clients rights. While she excels as a litigator and is "at home" in any courtroom, if appropriate to your case, she will recommend that you  employ mediation and negotiation to save you time, money, and unnecessary drama and expense.

The Law Office of Jennifer Ani provides reasonably priced, competent, and when appropriate, aggressive legal services.  Jennifer Ani offers a free initial consultation for your Family Law, Divorce, or Juvenile Dependency matter.

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