A full service family law firm serving clients throughout the intermountain west, and across Idaho in all matters relating to Family Law and Litigation.

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A Family Law Practice Since 1979

Since 1979, founding partner Charles Bauer has actively pursued all aspects of Family Law and Litigation in his practice, including divorce, community property, paternity, child custody and support (including interstate custody and support litigation), as well as domestic violence, modification of custody and support orders, and guardianship matters. The firm of Bauer Ryan Family Law has now established itself as a leader in Family Law in the intermountain west.

Divorce & Domestic Relations

If a dispute arises or you are involved in a divorce or child custody dispute in Idaho, it is important to have an attorney on your side who is experienced and capable and will zealously represent your interests in reaching a fair and quick resolution to your case.

Custody Modification & Child Relocation

Child custody modification – Interstate child custody – Relocation of children – Jurisdictional issues regarding children – Child Support and Spousal Support modification

Domestic Relations Agreements

Prenuptial agreements, post nuptial agreements, and property contracts sorts out current and future financial and property issues before marriage. With a small investment of time before your marriage, a domestic relations agreement can give peace of mind and a sense of financial security.

Charles Bauer

Charles Bauer, a native of Moscow, Idaho, is one of Idaho’s leading family law attorneys, having represented adults and children for nearly 40 years around the intermountain west. He is a founding partner in the firm of Bauer Ryan PLLC, which is rapidly becoming a leader in all aspects of family law litigation, including complex and high conflict divorce and child custody cases.

Margalit Ryan

Maggie received her Bachelor’s degree from Idaho State University in Business Administration in 1992, and her J.D. from Seattle University School of Law in 1995. In 2007, Ryan moved to Boise, and joined Bauer & French in 2010 and later Bauer Ryan.

Douglas Leavitt

Douglas Leavitt served five years as a Seabee in the United States Navy. Upon completion of his Military service he relocated to Toledo Ohio where he earned his Bachelor’s degree  from Bluffton University while working in a steel mill.

Put Our Experience To Work For You

The founding partners, Charles Bauer and Margalit Ryan, are experienced, dedicated professionals, who have received the recognition of their peers as leaders in their practice areas. Charles Bauer has received the “AV” rating, issued by the Martingale-Hubbell/LexisNexis Legal Directory, the highest rating an attorney can receive.

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The Right Choice For Family Law

Founded by Charles Bauer and Maraglit Ryan, Bauer Ryan PLLC serves individual and business clients across the inter-mountain west, and beyond.

Find Us

Located near the Boise River just off Boise’s beautiful ParkCenter Boulevard, the offices of Bauer Ryan PLLC are convenient to both downtown, the Ada County Courthouse, and the freeway connector (I-184), and feature ample parking and easy one-level access.

390 E Parkcenter Blvd Ste 260, Boise, Idaho, 83706-4046

Bauer Ryan PLLC

390 E Parkcenter Blvd, Ste 260
P.O. Box 2730
Boise, Idaho 83706-4046

What Our Clients Are Saying

“Chuck provided much needed support and guidance through a really tough time. He was very responsive, understanding, and thorough. I don’t know how I would have made it through my divorce without him.”

Lauren Nagel

“I can’t thank Doug enough for taking care of my little family. He was the only peace we had during this custody process. He was completely invested in our case, he is honest and worked really hard to make sure we were taken care of.”

Erin Reed

Reach Us

Located near the Boise River just off Boise’s beautiful ParkCenter Boulevard.

390 E Parkcenter Blvd,
Ste 260
P.O. Box 2730
Boise, Idaho 83706-4046



Fax 208.383.0412

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