Commissioner Maria Byrum

Family Law

Maria Byrum, of Hamar Family Law Corp., is a certified family law specialist who heads the Family Law Section of WLALA, plans frequent  WLALA networking lunches, and volunteers at the WLALA domestic violence clinic.  She handles the following cases:  complex marital dissolution litigation, child custody cases, prenuptial agreements, post nuptial agreements, marital settlement agreements, international child custody cases, domestic violence cases .  Maria is also the Legal Counsel for the Colombian Government in Southern California, New Mexico and Arizona advising on international, State and Federal law.  Maria was formerly a federal criminal defense attorney with litigation throughout the U.S.  She has lectured on family law issues, including as a speaker at the “Iranian American Bar Association and LACBA’s “ Cultural Competency in the Family Law Practice”.