Serving Contra Costa County and the Greater Bay Area since 1991.

Civil Litigation

We zealously advocate on your behalf in real estate, general civil, personal injury and wrongful death litigation and in other disputes that disrupt your business or personal life.

Family Law

Every family matter is different, presenting its own unique set of challenges. We handle divorce, child custody disputes, international child custody disputes, child and spousal support actions and modifications, adoptions, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, paternity actions, and more…

Estate Planning & Probate

Regardless of the size or complexity of your estate, we can assist with wills, trusts, irrevocable trusts, guardianships, living wills, powers of attorney, estate planning, estate tax planning and all probate matters.

Se habla español

La oficina del abogado Layton ha estado prestando sus servicios como abogado desde el año 1991 en el área de la bahía de San Francisco. El abogado Layton habla perfectamente el español.  El conoce el sentir y las limitaciones de aquellos que vienen a un país sin dominar el idioma y que desconocen el sistema legal.  Contactenos para obtener una cita inicial de treinta minutos para evaluar su caso.


Trusted Litigator in Brentwood, California

Delivering smart legal solutions to protect you and your loved ones.


– Experience, dedication, trust

For more than 23 years, H.F. Layton Law Office has been meeting the legal needs of individuals and their families in East and Central Contra Costa County and clients throughout California. We are dedicated to our English- and Spanish-speaking clients and to the belief that each one deserves the highest quality service, respect and personal attention.

Whether you are ending a marriage, negotiating a child custody agreement, protecting your family with a valid estate plan, settling a contract dispute or contesting a will, we deliver smart, practical, compassionate and cost-effective counsel and representation.
At H.F. Layton Law Office, we know that legal matters can be stressful for our clients, especially when court appearances are required, and we strive to ease your concerns. We skillfully guide you through the legal process from initial consultation until we resolve your legal issues.

– Proudly serving clients in Brentwood, California

H.F. Layton Law Office represents individuals and their families in Brentwood and surrounding communities of Discovery Bay, Byron, Oakley, Antioch and Bethel Island and throughout Eastern Contra Costa County in California.


Experienced and skillful representation in Brentwood, California.

We look forward to being of service to you. When you have an important legal matter, call H.F. Layton Law Office at (925) 240-1040 or contact us online to schedule an appointment. We welcome Spanish-speaking clients.

At H.F. Layton Law Office, we are accessible and responsive, tailoring our services to each client’s specific needs and situation. We take the time to help you understand the issues so you can make the most informed decisions possible.

H.F. Layton Law Office offers diligent representation in the following areas: