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This is a difficult time for you and your family. You deserve the best legal representation available.

About GYL

Griffith, Young & Lass is a San Diego family law firm that offers assistance and representation that will guide you through the legal process while keeping you and your family’s best interests in mind.

Our offices serve the greater San Diego area including North County, Downtown, East County and South Bay. With each courthouse having its own unique procedures and administrative culture, we will cater your case plan to achieve the greatest success given the circumstances of your particular case.

Our offices focus on providing a great experience to our clients. Divorce and family law is often a very personal and sensitive issue. We ease the legal burden our clients experience by using our professional knowledge of law and counseling them through the legal process of divorce. The family law court system is a scary experience for those that don’t know what to expect. We will do our best to help you understand what you are faced with from the very beginning.

If you are looking for a professional, experienced and compassionate family lawyer, an attorney at Griffith, Young & Lass may be the lawyer for you. You can meet with a divorce lawyer in our Encinitas office. Call us for a free consultation to see if one of attorneys is the right fit. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

Meet Your Dedicated San Diego Family Attorneys
Family Attorney John N. Griffith, CFLS
Family Attorney John N. Griffith, CFLS

Family Attorney, John N. Griffith, CFLS

John Griffith has practiced exclusively in the area of family law since 2009. John is a Certified Family Law Specialist certified as an expert in the area of family law by the California Board of Legal Specialization.

858-345-1720
john@gylfamilylaw.com

Family Attorney, Catie E. Young, ESQ.
Family Attorney, Catie E. Young, ESQ.

Family Attorney, Catie E. Young, ESQ.

San Diego family lawyer Catie Young has a wide range of litigation experience. She has worked in civil litigation. She has successfully represented clients in many areas of family law including child support, child custody, divorce and domestic violence. She has a unique approach to each child custody case, so clients of Griffith, Young & Lass tend to gravitate toward her in these cases.

858-345-1720
catie@gylfamilylaw.com

Family Attorney Amy J. Lass, Esq.
Family Attorney Amy J. Lass, Esq.

Family Attorney, Amy J. Lass, Esq.

Amy Lass was born in New York and raised in San Diego, California. Amy graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in 2003 with a B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Enterprise Accounting and went on to earn her law degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law and graduated cum laude in 2006. Amy takes a practical and cost considerate approach to the process while striving to balance the emotional needs and objectives of her clients.

858-345-1720
amy@gylfamilylaw.com

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The Typical Divorce Process in California
Discovery of Assets & Obligations (1-3 months)
1 Complaint for Divorce Filed Start of litigation
2 Complaint is Served Varies, but usually shortly after the complaint is filed
3 Answer to Complaint Due 30 days from the date of service
4 Mediation Anytime, but usually after initial discovery
5 Temporary Hearing Usually early in the process
6 Late Case Evaluation / Judicial Hosted Settlement Conference Usually near the end of the case
7 Trial (If Needed) The goal is to settle, but if your case goes to trial, it could take months after the start of litigation.
We deliver results
I am beyond grateful for the entire staff at Griffith, Young, and Lass. I don't even call myself a client anymore, they are my friends that protected my family and fought with me, side by side.-Erik H., San Diego