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​Royston Family Law combines big firm legal strategic planning with smaller firm concierge client services. As a result, you can have top-tier legal expertise as well as personal attention to the details of your case.

Our Philosophy

Our passion for working at the intersection of family and law is simple.  Family law is and should be a leader in the legal system because it matters so much to so many. There is no set formula or recipe to what we do.  It is why we treat each client like family, because like our own families, all families are special and different.  We understand that. We listen. We also understand that you may be looking for a legal team with the ability to deliver unparalleled advocacy.  We are strong advocates for you.

Whatever your challenge, we realize that it is the most pressing and important thing in your life.  From our family at Royston Family Law to yours, let us help.  We are family. 

Mirka Royston

Luxurious Office


Our team

Mirka Royston, Esq.

Founding Partner

Mirka practices family law litigation, encompassing all issues pertaining to divorce, separation, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, domestic violence restraining orders, and property and asset division. Prior to practicing family law, Mirka practiced professional negligence and civil litigation defense with Bonne Bridges Mueller O’Keefe & Nichols, and then Hancock Bunshoft & Rothert in Los Angeles. ​ Before starting her own law firm, she was an attorney for over 16 years at Trope and Trope, formerly one of the preiminent family law firms in West Los Angeles.

Mirka has conducted hundreds of family law evidentiary hearings and trials and has successfully argued numerous motions and requests for orders, as well as contested domestic violence restraining order trials.


Mirka has been named a Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2005 through 2008, and is recognized in America’s Who’s Who for having achieved success in her field. She has also acted as a volunteer mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court and has made numerous appearances as a family law advisor on television legal news programs Mirka obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto in 1994 and her Bachelor of Arts degree from York University. She was admitted to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California in 1998 and the California Bar in 1997. Mirka is a member of the State Bar of California, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

"Mirka Royston- her lawyering will be like a port in a storm!"

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Erin Louria Zivic

Associate Contract Attorney

Erin earned her Bachelor's Degree in American/United States Studies, Sociology, and Women and Gender Studies from Kenyon College where she graduated cum laude. She earned her Jurs Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law where she was a member of the Southwestern Law Review and Phi Alpha Delta. ​


Erin was admitted to the California Bar in 2010 and has since dedicated herself to the practice of family law and estate planning. She chose to focus her legal career in family law and estates for one overriding reason:  She wanted to ease people’s lives during difficult times of transition. ​


With nearly a decade of experience in estates and family law, ranging from boutique firms to premier ones, Erin is able to guide clients through the legal roadblocks to the other side.

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