Demetria L. Graves

Compassionate Pasadena Divorce Lawyer


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As a dedicated Pasadena divorce attorney, Demetria L. Graves handles all aspects of family law, including divorce, child custody, child support, modifications, paternity, visitation rights, and other related legal issues in California.

Ms. Graves proudly represents clients throughout Los Angeles County, including:

  • Glendale
  • Burbank
  • Pasadena
  • L.A.
  • West Hollywood
  • Beverly Hills
  • Arcadia
  • Alhambra

Education & Background

As a California native, Demetria L. Graves was born and raised in Pasadena. She attended Maranatha High School and received her Bachelor's Degree in Social Welfare. After receiving an undergraduate degree in Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley, Ms. Graves went on to receive her J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. After practicing family law with a small law firm in Arcadia, she decided to start her own family law firm in Glendale. As if running her own law firm was not enough, Ms. Graves became the legal chair for the YWCA of Glendale in May of 2006, and took on a teaching position with West Los Angeles Community College in June of 2007.

Attorney Graves is also involved in many organizations, including the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Pasadena Bar Association, Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Langston Bar Association, City Club On Bunker Hill and Black Women's Lawyers Los Angeles.

Helping You & Your Family Start Fresh

Attorney Graves is a family law advocate that is not only committed to getting our client's lives back on track, but doing so in a way that is both efficient and affordable. She understands that situations such as divorce are outside the realm of your control. You need someone who will compassionately guide you through the legal process. That is exactly what Attorney Graves is devoted to doing.

Personally working with each client, she makes sure that no one is laid to the wayside as just another case number. She keeps you updated on new developments and helps you understand every aspect of the process before making any decisions. Attorney Graves is most interested in protecting your rights, as well as the rights of your children. She is highly invested in each case the firm takes on, always answering calls and emails within 24 hours. She is also supported by a reliable legal assistant, Elizabeth Deniz, who works closely with Attorney Graves and her clients to provide the best possible legal services.


  • Super Lawyers (2016)
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star (2010-2015)
  • Teacher of Year, West Los Angeles College
  • On Air Commentator for Hollywood 411, Fox 11 News and TV Guide Network
  • Women in Business Award and Attorney of the Year (2007)

Areas of Practice:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Property Division in Divorce
  • Spousal Support (Alimony)
  • Dissolution of Domestic Partnership Agreements
  • Guardianships
  • Bankruptcy


  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California

Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Professor of Family Law, West Law College, Los Angeles

Honors and Awards:

  • Women in Business/Women of the Year Award

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association--Member
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association--Member
  • Pasadena Bar Association--Member
  • Black Women's Lawyers Los Angeles-- Member

Connect With Attorney Demetria Graves:

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