Welcome to the Law Office of Jim R. Canaday 

The Law Office of Jim R. Canaday, APLC, is an experienced family law practice providing family law services in the Greater Kern County area - including Bakersfield, Delano, Shafter, Taft, Arvin, Tehachapi, Mojave and Ridgecrest.   We handle a variety of cases including divorce, legal separation, annulments, child custody, child visitation, child support, move-aways, paternity, and guardianships.  

Family law matters are always difficult, many times frightening, and when the court gets involved it jumps to a whole new level of emotional distress. You’re going through enough without having to navigate the sometimes murky waters of the law on your own. At the Law Office Of Jim R. Canaday, we can help make things a little easier by guiding you through the legal process while protecting your rights.  We will be your advocate and ally, standing with you thru this difficult phase of your life.

At the Law Office Of Jim R. Canaday, we will provide you with expert legal counsel on anything from child custody to marital settlements: from child support modifications to move-aways; from child visitation issues to legal separations; or from paternity cases to guardianships.  Our primary goal is always to procure you the best possible outcome in the shortest possible time so that you can get back to simply living your life again.

 Consultations are always free.