Broaden Law LLP

BROADEN LAW LLP. PERSONALIZED REPRESENTATION TO FIT YOUR NEEDS.

Reinventing the way
you think about a Law Firm

Welcome To Broaden Law LLP

BROADEN LAW LLP PROVIDES GOAL-ORIENTED LEGAL SERVICES, TRUSTED ADVICE AND CREATIVE SOLUTIONS.

Our mission is simple: to build a community reputation for excellence in client service, communication, and legal counsel that consistently advances the client’s position.

Broaden Law is built on the core belief that everyone deserves quality legal services. We offer custom legal services, so you can choose how to optimize your budget to achieve specific goals.

what we do

Family Law | Broaden Law LLP

Family Law

We understand how stressful and complex family law matters can be. When you find yourself in conflict with your family, you deserve responsive legal counsel.

Chula Vista's Best Divorce Lawyers

Probate, Trusts & Estates

From Probate Estates, Litigation to Trust Administration or Beneficiary Deeds – we are here to help.

Probate, Trusts & Estates | Estate Planning Law Firm | Broaden Law LLP | Chula Vista CA

Bankruptcy

We can assist you with Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, also known as a “fresh start” or “clean slate” bankruptcy. Take the right steps towards regaining your financial freedom and control over your future. We can help you take that heavy weight off of your shoulders and begin to breathe again.

Real Estate

We’re well-versed in a wide variety of commercial and residential real estate matters such as sales, leases and title issues.

Nonprofit & Business legal services | Broaden Law LLP | Business Law | Nonprofit Law | Chula Vista CA

Nonprofit & Business law

As part of being a business owner, you need to be protected from liability. We can guide you from business formation to dissolution.

Broaden Law LLP. PERSONALIZED REPRESENTATION TO FIT YOUR NEEDS.

Reinventing the way you think about a Law Firm

Welcome To Broaden Law LLP

BROADEN LAW LLP PROVIDES GOAL-ORIENTED LEGAL SERVICES, TRUSTED ADVICE AND CREATIVE SOLUTIONS.

Our mission is simple: to build a community reputation for excellence in client service, communication, and legal counsel that consistently advances the client’s position.

Broaden Law is built on the core belief that everyone deserves quality legal services.  We offer custom legal services, so you can choose how to optimize your budget to achieve specific goals.

what we do

Family Law

Family Law | Broaden Law LLP

We understand how stressful and complex family law matters can be. When you find yourself in conflict with your family, you deserve responsive legal counsel.

Chula Vista's Best Divorce Lawyers

Probate, Trusts & Estates

Probate, Trusts & Estates | Estate Planning Law Firm | Broaden Law LLP | Chula Vista CA

From Probate Estates, Litigation to Trust Administration or Beneficiary Deeds – we are here to help. 

Real Estate

We’re well-versed in a wide variety of commercial and residential real estate matters such as sales, leases and title issues.

Bankruptcy

We can assist you with Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, also known as a “fresh start” or “clean slate” bankruptcy. Take the right steps towards regaining your financial freedom and control over your future. We can help you take that heavy weight off of your shoulders and begin to breathe again.

Nonprofit & Business law

Nonprofit & Business legal services | Broaden Law LLP | Business Law | Nonprofit Law | Chula Vista CA

As part of being a business owner, you need to be protected from liability. We can guide you from business formation to dissolution.

Meet The Partners

NAIMA B. SOLOMON, ESQ.

SuperLawyers.com Badge | Naima SolomonMs. Solomon began her legal career working at a mid-size law firm in downtown San Diego, where she had the opportunity to work as part of a sophisticated team of business lawyers. Ms. Solomon is a member of the Probate Attorneys of San Diego and currently serves on the Probate Handbook Committee.

Passionate about efficiency in all things, Ms. Solomon co-founded Broaden Law LLP so she could combine her entrepreneurial spirit with the law business. Ms. Solomon is dedicated to identifying a variety of strategies based on the client’s situation and unique goals to ensure her clients are involved in the decision-making process in a meaningful way.

MARISA E. NAHALE, ESQ.

Ms. Nahale began her legal career working as an in-house attorney at a Fortune 500 company in the Bay Area. After relocating to San Diego, Ms. Nahale co-founded Broaden Law LLP and is dedicated to helping people through difficult matters and minimizing legal fees. Ms. Nahale’s practice areas include uncontested divorces, mediation services, and collaborative divorce.

Ms. Nahale gives back to the local community through a nonprofit she established in 2015 called The Kokua Foundation. The purpose of the Kokua Foundation is twofold: fulfilling underprivileged children’s holiday wishes during the holidays and instilling in our children the importance of giving back.

SARA L. IMSDAHL JOHNSON, ESQ.

Ms. Johnson graduated from law school as Valedictorian of her class in 2004, and has gone on to represent clients in the Eastlake/Otay Ranch area of Chula Vista for over 14 years. She has extensive experience in family law and civil litigation, Ms. Johnson has also defended litigants in misdemeanor and felony criminal cases.

Ms. Johnson’s trial experience, and reputation for zealous advocacy, lead clients to seek out her services. Ms. Johnson recognizes that our clients may be experiencing some of the most difficult periods in their lives and she approaches each case with grace, compassion, and honesty.

OUR BLOG

What Happens To Debts In A Divorce | Broaden Law LLP

It is easy to focus on how to divide assets at divorce, but what happens to debts? The allocation of debts in a divorce can …

QUALIFIED DOMESTIC RELATIONS ORDERS (QDROS) | Broaden Law LLP

What is a QDRO? The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 USC § 1001 et seq. (ERISA), as amended by …

How A New Partner's Income Affects Spousal SUPPORT CALCULATIONS | Broaden Law LLP

After a divorce, it is common for one or both parties to find a new love interest, whether that be a new …

MOVEAWAYS: RELOCATING AFTER CHILD CUSTODY ORDERS | broaden Law LLP

How will you and your ex share custody of your children if one of you relocates to a new city or state? …

Domestic Violence Restraining Orders | Broaden Law LLP

What is a Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order?  A DV-TRO is a court order designed to protect you from abuse or threats …

ESTATE PLANNING BASICS | Broaden Law LLP

Estate Planning is for everyone (even a busy superhero).  Batman has Robin,  Sherlock has Watson, and every president has her vice-president.  Hopefully …

Client Testimonials

  •   Wow, wow, wow! I have nothing but great things to say about working with Broaden Law, and specifically Marisa. She was so helpful AND VERY RESPONSIVE in answering any questions... read more

    thumb Alexandra B.
    8/11/2021

      Responsive: From the start, Marisa and her team were very responsive. From the consultation to even after my hearings, they never let a question or concern slip by. Broaden Law... read more

    thumb Francis A.
    6/08/2021

      From start to finish they were amazing! I had a complicated divorce and they made sure I felt comfortable and had all my questions answered! Great communication and made everything... read more

    thumb monique r.
    6/02/2021
  •   If you are facing the prospect of an exceptionally harrowing divorce, Broaden Law  knows how to handle the most difficult cases.   Attorney Marisa Nahale helped me to negotiate the... read more

    thumb Patricia T.
    5/11/2021

      I called Broaden Law office and spoke with Desteny. I had a great first impression as she helped me make a same day appointment to speak with an attorney. It... read more

    thumb Dawn C.
    2/08/2021

      I would like to thank Marisa, Sara, Desteny and the rest of the Broaden Law team for helping me get through one of the most difficult times in my life.... read more

    thumb Rob K.
    2/07/2021
  •   I won't go into personal details, but I just wanted to take the time to show appreciated for Marisa and the team. They helped me out big time with a... read more

    thumb Brandon S.
    2/06/2021

      Let's be honest, no one wants to have to hire a divorce lawyer. I went to Marisa for a complementary consultation when divorce talk was on the table and retained... read more

    thumb Sthhephanyy R.
    12/04/2020

      Marisa was hired to mediate our divorce.

    She was professional and very compassionate. She makes you feel like family.

    She tried to save us money and a very good communicator.... read more

    thumb michelina g.
    9/20/2020
  •   I will be forever grateful for Marisa, Desteny and the rest of the team. They were very helpful from the moment I walked in and guided me through every step... read more

    thumb Luisa A.
    8/05/2020

      I had received a free consultation with a lawyer there unfortunately it seemed she was more concerned about her license being taken away for malpractice rather then hearing my questions... read more

    thumb Nixie M.
    5/01/2019

      I am very grateful to have found Marisa and the team at Broaden Law (Desteny J. and John S. were amazing too!) to carry out various legal proceedings on my... read more

    thumb Conchita C.
    3/23/2019
  •   Thank you to Marisa and staff!! Each time I have contacted them regarding my case, they have been attentive and compassionate.  Their honesty regarding my case and my next steps... read more

    thumb Angie C.
    8/14/2018

      Highly recommend!! I contacted them after the attorney I used a few years ago (who didn't win my case) wanted to charge me 5k just for the retainer. Vanessa was... read more

    thumb Lisa M.
    8/11/2018

      I contacted Broaden Law Group on Friday, 7/27/18 and several other firms, needing representation at a meeting on Wednesday, 8/1/18.  Naima contacted me that same day.  They were the only... read more

    thumb Caryn F.
    8/03/2018
  •   Marisa helped me a lot ! she is an amazing lawyer , you feel like family they really treat you as a person and not as a paychek. DONT HESITATE GO THERE!

    thumb Sebastien B.
    7/16/2018

      They are wonderful. I loved Vanessa, she was a great attorney and helped me settle my child custody/support dispute purely satisfied. I definitely recommend this practice if you're looking for... read more

    thumb Rebecca N.
    4/25/2018

      Marisa and her team are amazing.  Divorce is such an emotional situation to go through and she was supportive yet lead with facts of how things can/usually go down.

    Office:... read more

    thumb Sharon Q.
    4/18/2018
  •   Let's face it, anytime you're contacting an attorney it is usually not a good time in your life. Marissa took my case and has been simply amazing. She is very... read more

    thumb Mike M.
    4/04/2018

      First I have to say that I don't think five stars are adequate enough for my recommendation of Marisa!!

    So I was going through my divorce and had already retained legal... read more

    thumb Terry G.
    2/19/2018

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At Broaden Law, we strive to promote transparency in everything we do. We will ask you questions about your case and give you our best assessment of all your options, and whether you need legal representation. We will also give you an estimate of the legal fees and costs that you might incur should you decide to hire our firm to represent your interests.