Hoover Krepelka, LLP - Lawyer

Board Certified Family Law Specialists Serving Northern California

The depth and breadth of our experience and knowledge is your advantage in getting through a troubling time, while safeguarding your rights. 

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Goal-Oriented Family Law Representation Since 1960

Hoover ♦ Krepelka, LLP, is the preeminent family law firm in Northern California. Robert L. Hoover founded our firm in 1960 with one focus in mind: to provide exceptional guidance and strong representation to individuals in the Bay Area and throughout Silicon Valley who need to solve family law problems. We have grown from a one-attorney law firm to become the largest law firm in Northern California that practices family law exclusively.The vast courtroom and settlement experience we have collected over the years provides us the knowledge of how to solve family law problems effectively and efficiently, while protecting the needs and goals of our clients. We are well-positioned to provide exceptional representation to resolve your issues, no matter how complex.




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When you work with our legal professionals, you are gaining access to an exceptional legal team. Our 12 attorneys include three Certified Family Law Specialists certified by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. Together, our attorneys have more than 140 years of combined experience. We work as a team to ensure that each client gets superior legal guidance on complex issues. You will work with a dedicated lawyer and a legal assistant, who know the day-to-day details of your case. Moreover, we understand that family law problems can be highly personal and emotional. Because the human element plays a critical role in family law matters, we are dedicated to providing well-reasoned guidance on family law dynamics to allow you to make informed choices at every step of the process.

Exclusive Family Law Attorneys In San Jose

Get Started on Solving Your Family Law Problems

To arrange a complimentary one-hour legal strategy consultation with a trusted divorce lawyer, we invite you to call 408-922-9826 or send us a message online. We are conveniently located in San Jose along the historic Alameda and have free parking available.


Travis Krepelka handled my divorce and was outstanding in every way. His knowledge, experience, and insights are matched only by his caring for all... Read More - Client

"I contacted Jim for a family matter consultation. Jim and his staff make you feel welcome right from the start... Read More - Consultation

"Thank you very much for doing such a fantastic job putting this together and helping me through the process... Read More - Client

"Sharp and sweet, Dana. You help me through one of the most difficult times in my life. I will forever be grateful to your law-firm. Thank you Karlina, and Dana... Read More - L.T.

"I left a message after hours. I received a call back promptly by the support team and a personal call from the named partner. I had a short time frame to accomplish my objective and I was done within days... Read More - Craig N

"I wanted to sincerely thank you for your time and undivided attention during our consultation. You answered questions, specially about Supervised Visitation, that I didn’t even know I had!! Ironically, during our conversation... Read More - Consultation with Ramon Montijo Jr.

Karlina is a first class attorney! Early on in my case she was brought in to assist with the assigned attorney, but she made her mark because of her genuine concern for clients.... Read More - Sandra

Atty. Karlina is a very compassionate lawyer. She can feel what her client is going through. She did everything to help my sister get the justice she deserves. Thanks again attorney. - Myrna

“I could not have been in better hands. James Hoover understood my challenge and the approach I wished to take... Read More - Maureen C.

“I couldn’t have done it without such an amazing team....I cannot tell you how relieved, grateful and happy I am! ... I thank you both for your counsel, guidance and patience with me... Read More - Client

I hired Jim after letting go of my first attorney. When I came to him, my ex-wife and I were in a tumultuous battle. With Jim's help we were able finalize the divorce amicably. Jim is an expert and truly cares about his clients. - Stuart

Jim and his staff are amazing. I was divorcing a highly narcissistic individual who would not participate in the process. I never thought it would get finished (it had been going for 8 years before I came to Jim.)...Read More- Client

I worked with James Hoover in a divorce case and he gave me top notch advice on how to move forward with my case. He helped address the strong-arm tactics that we saw from opposing counsel and made me feel more in control of the whole process. - David

“Julia is a competent, hardworking, and trustworthy attorney that always has her client’s best interests in mind. She is an exceptional lawyer and a wonderful person, too. I would definitely recommend her to anyone." - Prashant V.

“During a sensitive transition Julia was a guiding light for a mutual client. I couldn't recommend anyone else for your family law needs. Thank you Julia." - Dan B.

  • Top 10 | Family Law Attorney | 2019
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Award
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel nation's top one percent NADC
  • Expertise Best Child Support Lawyers in San Jose 2018
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • State Bar Of California California Board Of Legal Specialization
  • Esteemed Lawyers ELOA
  • 10 Best 2017 Attorney Client Satisfaction American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • Lawyers Of Distinction
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Hoover Krepelka, LLP - Lawyer

1520 The Alameda
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95126

Phone: 408-922-9826
Fax: 408-947-7603
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