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At Salisbury, Lee & Tsuda, LLP, we know that the stakes are high in child custody cases. The agreement you reach can dictate how, when, where, and with whom you can see your child for years to come. That is why our attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients in all child custody matters. Our attorneys have the necessary experience, knowledge and skill to answer your questions and protect your rights. If you are involved in a custody dispute, don’t wait to consult with an attorney. Contact our Pasadena office today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced California child custody attorneys.


The Salisbury, Lee & Tsuda, LLP is a family law firm offering comprehensive legal counsel in divorce cases to clients in Pasadena, California, and statewide. Attorney Jessie Shaw is the founder and principle attorney in the firm who has advised countless clients in divorce proceedings during her more than 20 years as a family lawyer. She is board certified as a specialist in family law, and the firm concentrates exclusively in the area of family law. At Salisbury, Lee & Tsuda, LLP, our attorneys will aggressively protect your rights in your divorce case and will provide comprehensive legal counsel in all related matters.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is unfortunately common in the state of California. It occurs when a significant other or somebody else related through blood or marriage commits physical or sexual assault. In some cases, domestic violence also involves threats made in person, over the phone or via the internet. If you believe that you have been the victim of domestic violence, you are advised to get in touch with a Pasadena lawyer such as Y. Jessie Shaw as soon as possible.

Family Law Litigation

Jessie Shaw, CFLS has been practicing law for 32 years and exclusively focuses on Family Law and many high profile, highly complex and sophisticated family matters, which included the representation of high net worth individuals, "A" list celebrities, professionals, business owners and middle class and lower income individuals. She has extensive experience with cases that involve hidden assets and income and property located overseas.

International Move Away Proceedings

If you are considering a move abroad or are involved in a situation in which a former partner is considering moving abroad with your child, we can provide the information you need to protect your rights. Our attorneys and staff have the necessary specialized knowledge and skill to provide high-quality legal advice that is tailored to your individual needs. Contact our Pasadena office today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced family lawyers.


The establishment or disproving of paternity can have a huge impact on a variety of legal proceedings. Paternity is an especially significant factor in separations and divorces, as it determines whether a particular spouse is eligible for custody or required to make child support payments. Likewise, the establishment of paternity can prove useful for unmarried partners seeking parental rights. For targeted feedback on all matters regarding paternity, do not hesitate to get in touch with Salisbury, Lee & Tsuda, LLP. A trusted Pasadena family lawyer, Y. Jessie Shaw will help you determine your paternity status, and, from there, harness that knowledge in order to achieve the best legal outcome possible.