Family Law

  • Season

S1/EP 1 - Pilot

After being abandoned by her husband and law partner, attorney Lynn Holt sets out to rebuild her shattered practice and family.

S1/EP 2 - Damages

As Lynn goes after a doctor for hiding the truth about a serious birth defect, Danni questions whether a sexually compatible couple should be getting divorced. Randi reveals a secret about her past.

S1/EP 3 - All God's Creatures

Danni's old flame asks her for help, and a mother turns to Lynn in order to protect her children from her ex-husband's racist beliefs.

S1/EP 4 - Prisoners

Lynn handles a teen film star's divorce, Randi represents a prison guard accused of raping a female inmate, and Danni crosses a line with a client.

S1/EP 5 - List, The

A detective asks Lynn for help in having his reckless teenage daughter committed to an institution, and Danni makes a decision about her affair.

S1/EP 6 - Nanny, The

An elderly couple seek to overturn their late daughter's will and gain custody of their granddaughter, and an aging actor hires Danni to prove that he isn't dead.

S1/EP 7 - Games

As Lynn intervenes in the deportation of a devout Muslim, Danni and Rex square off over a nuisance lawsuit.

S1/EP 8 - Fourth Trimester, The

Danni takes on a basketball star's controversial paternity suit, and Lynn holds a deadbeat client accountable for his bill.

S1/EP 9 - Holt vs. Holt

A wrongful dismissal suit has Lynn facing off against her ex-husband, and Rex defends an incompetent thief.

S1/EP 10 - Four Drops of Blood

As Rex takes on the case of a young mother who is accused of shaking her infant son to death, Randi represents a dog whose acting career is threatened by old age.

S1/EP 11 - Decisions

Lynn must decide the fate of a young boy with AIDS, and Danni represents her elderly father in a hit-and-run case.

S1/EP 12 - Media Relations

Rex defends a boy accused of murder, and a man claims his wife attempted to kill him with a hex.

S1/EP 13 - Human Error

Lynn and Rex join forces to help a convicted killer regain custody of his daughter, and Viveca passes the bar exam and goes to work for Rex.

S1/EP 14 - Stealing Home

Lynn helps a mother who kidnapped her daughter to protect her, and a hairdresser is sued for refusing service.

S1/EP 15 - Mother's Son, A

Randi defends a teenage murderer's family in a civil suit, and Danni's father interferes in a client's divorce.

S1/EP 16 - Are You My Father?

A minister is accused of fathering a son, and a transgender man fights for custody.

S1/EP 17 - Metamorphosis

Lynn tries to reunite a mother and son, Randi's daughter rejects her, and Rex reveals that he's been supporting a wife for six years.

S1/EP 18 - Necessity

Danni and Randi defend a social worker who kidnapped a young boy, and Rex's elderly client is caught smuggling pharmaceuticals across the border.

S1/EP 19 - Playing God

Danni represents a divorced mother wanting to send her son to a Buddhist school, and Michael makes Lynn an offer in their ongoing divorce settlement.

S1/EP 20 - Witness, The

Danni defends the office's cleaning lady, and Randi represents a teen who claims he was framed by police.

S1/EP 21 - Second Chance (Part 1)

A kid's show host fights for puppet ownership, and Rex defends Randi after she assaults a cop.

S1/EP 22 - Love and Money (Part 2)

Randi argues for a developmentally disabled couple's parental rights, Lynn makes a decision about her divorce, and Rex takes on the case of a greedy Internet millionaire who wants to stop her husband's philanthropy.

S1/EP 23 - Possession Is Nine Tenths of the Law

Lynn and Rex defend a Catholic priest who claims the Devil beat a parishioner, and Randi discovers that Andres is already married.

S2/EP 1 - Choice, The

Lynn comes against a cut-throat attorney in a custody battle involving a birth mother accused of kidnapping.

S2/EP 2 - One Mistake

A client's secret life shocks Lynn, and Randi seeks fame and fortune in suing a bartender for causing a client's divorce.

S2/EP 3 - Affairs of the State

A dying woman wants to divorce her high-profile husband, and Joe accepts Lynn's offer to become a partner.

S2/EP 4 - Going Home

As Rex fights to gain his homeless brother's release from a psychiatric ward, Danni and Randi find themselves on the opposite sides of a contentious child custody.

S2/EP 5 - Telling Lies (Part 1)

Danni and Joe pursue a class action lawsuit that could have disastrous implications for the firm.

S2/EP 6 - Telling Lies (Part 2)

Lynn fights for a couple's access to their grandson after he's been sent to a distant boarding school, and Danni and Joe sue a state social service agency charged with protecting children.

S2/EP 7 - For Love

Rex's brother is charged with murder, and Randi discovers a secret about Andres.

S2/EP 8 - Family Values

Joe and Lynn defend a hospital that denied a man a kidney, and Danni fights for a couple's right to keep a gorilla.

S2/EP 9 - Echoes

Andres faces deportation after attacking a man his mother said killed her husband.

S2/EP 10 - Generations

Randi's effort to help an abused wife runs into trouble, and Lynn's daughter presses her to cover up a friend's drinking problem.

S2/EP 11 - Intentions

An alcoholic mother is charged with murder of her unborn baby, and Lynn represents a prostitute who sues a client for breach of promise.

S2/EP 12 - Film at Eleven

Lynn accuses a TV station of exploiting a mob's attack on her, and a mix-up forces Patricia to stand in as a client's lawyer.

S2/EP 13 - Separation

A mother sues the hospital for separating her Siamese twins, and Lynn is upset when her husband's girlfriend grows close to her children.

S2/EP 14 - Quality of Mercy, The

Lynn represents a terminally ill woman who wants to die, and Viveca is denied an apartment because she's a lawyer.

S2/EP 15 - Liars Club (Part 1)

Joe defends a one-time employee to hide a secret, and Danni falls for a charming but spoiled man suing his parents.

S2/EP 16 - Liars Club (Part 2)

Defending Joe against federal money laundering charges jeopardizes the future of the firm.

S2/EP 17 - Soul Custody

A divorced mother's efforts to raise her daughter as an Orthodox Jew force Danni to confront her own religious upbringing.

S2/EP 18 - Safe at Home

A mother faces manslaughter charges after one of her children admits to using her gun to kill his brother.

S2/EP 19 - Gay Divorcee, The

Lynn and Joe argue for a gay man's rights to custody of his partner's adopted children, and a woman sues her father for abandoning her when she was young.

S2/EP 20 - Bringing Up Babies

After Lynn finds a newborn baby outside the law firm's door, Randi agrees to defend its young mother against charges of child abandonment.

S2/EP 21 - Americans

Lynn and Joe must argue in a Native American Tribal Court for the release of two children who were kidnapped by their father.

S2/EP 22 - Recovery

Randi fights for custody of her granddaughter, and Danni learns that one of her partners tried to block her effort to become a foster parent.

S2/EP 23 - Clemency

Lynn seeks clemency for an unrepentant killer who's about to be put to death for a school shooting rampage.

S2/EP 24 - Planting Seeds

Lynn fights to have a homeless teenage girl emancipated, and a divorced couple fight over access to their frozen embryos.

S3/EP 1 - Irreparable Harm

The firm moves to Venice Beach and hires two new associates. Lynn and Rex argue for an unapproved therapy to treat a young girl's rare cancer.

S3/EP 2 - Moving On

Randi and Emily help an ex-convict with custody, and Danni attempts adoption.

S3/EP 3 - Obligations

Lynn defends a girl accused of spray painting hate speech, and Emily finds herself in between an independently minded teenager with cerebral palsy and her overly protective parents.

S3/EP 4 - My Brother's Keeper

Naoise defends a young boy who turns to violence in an effort to rid his neighborhood of crime, and Viveca and Joe help a teenage boy gain custody of his two younger brothers.

S3/EP 5 - Against All Odds

Rex attempts to sue his publisher, and Joe risks his life to save a teenager.

S3/EP 6 - Sacrifices

Lynn and Naoise try to keep a large family together, and Randi argues to maintain a stay-at-home dad's child support payments.

S3/EP 7 - All in the Family

Defending a neighbor in a paternity suit places Lynn in a delicate position with her client's wife, and a child abuse case exposes differences of opinion between Joe and Viveca.

S3/EP 8 - Security

Joe and Lynn marshal their colleagues to defend an Arab-American accused of espionage in the wake of a terrorist attack on the United States

S3/EP 9 - No Options

Randi represents a woman accused of killing her children, and Lynn and Rex contemplate their relationship.

S3/EP 10 - Sex, Lies and the Internet

Randi dates a judge with a fabricated past, Lynn defends her friend from a statutory rape accusation, and Emily argues that a husband's cybersex constitutes adultery.

S3/EP 11 - Angel's Flight

A man sues after discovering his sons aren't his, and divorcing parents argue over who will get their son on Christmas day.

S3/EP 12 - Blood and Water

Lynn and Naoise assist a priest in his efforts to gain custody of a daughter he never knew existed, and Rex takes on a boy seeking to keep his adoption from being reversed.

S3/EP 13 - To Protect and to Serve

When Naoise is caught in a gang shooting, Joe questions the timeliness of the police department's response.

S3/EP 14 - Arlene's Choice

A client's wish to prematurely deliver a child in an effort to save another son draws the firm into the controversial debate over fetal stem cell research.

S3/EP 15 - Children of a Lesser Dad

Lynn defends a deadbeat dad who's under a court order not to have any more children, and Viveca decides what to do with her pregnancy.

S3/EP 16 - Celano v. Foster

As Rex and Lynn argue for a young genius' right to attend college, Viveca and Joe find themselves on opposite sides of a lawsuit against racially biased standardized tests.

S3/EP 17 - Big Brother

Lynn helps parents whose daughter is in a cult, and Joe fights a restraining order that prevents contact with a boy that he mentored.

S3/EP 18 - Once Removed

As Lynn struggles with representing a bigamist, Randi and Emily look for a way to have the state pay for a critically ill boy's medication.

S3/EP 19 - Admissions

Rex's defense of a friend accused of rape creates a problem between him and Lynn, and a college student sues for discrimination.

S3/EP 20 - Ties That Bind

Randi defends her cousin against charges that she abused her Alzheimer's-inflicted mother, and Joe argues for a teenaged father's right to raise his daughter.

S3/EP 21 - Alienation of Affection

Lynn and Rex try to have their marriage annulled, and Randi searches for a dying client's lost love.