Overview:Michael Darlington was previously the senior partner and principal trial counsel for the Los Angeles Firm of Darlington and Cabrera and gained his initial trial experience though a heavy load of trial work in criminal cases in his early years of practicing law. He handled jury trial work in all types of criminal cases, up to and including murder cases. Since those early years he has taken that considerable trial experience and turned it to his clients' advantage in the practice of family law, successfully litigating an impressive number of divorce trials.
Besides Mr. Darlington's extensive experience in the fundamentals of family law he has an unusual wealth of experience in the area of child custody. Having held the contract to represent minor children in the Rancho Cucamonga Courts in San Bernardino County, California, he aggressively pursued the rights of children in child custody for over 10 years, representing well over 500 children in the process.
Having spent over 10 years sitting as Judge Pro Tem in the Family Law Courts of San Bernardino County he is well versed on how full time Judges view cases; he also spent over 15 years in the banking/finance industry withTransamerica Financial and Crocker Bank and comprehends the intricacies of complex property and liabilities issues.
He is a former U.S. Marine having served in Vietnam in 1966 and 1967.
Custody & Visitation
Litigation & Appeals