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Escondido Family Lawyers

The divorce attorneys of Griffith, Young & Lass recognize that divorce, child custody and child or spousal support are all difficult matters to work through. We’re here to help Escondido clients with a wide spectrum of family law services, and we have the experience to help you resolve your case as quickly and quietly as possible.

Our firm exclusively practices family and divorce law, including Divorce Services, Mediation Services, Prenuptial Agreements, Property Division, Child Support, Spousal Support, Child Custody and Restraining Orders. If you and your spouse are in the process of separating and would like to make your divorce a faster and more amicable process, we can help with impartial mediation.

Our family law and divorce attorneys have helped many Escondido and San Diego area clients achieve favorable results, and we will do our best to represent your interests while keeping your budget in mind.

Because our attorneys regularly appear in all the family courtrooms in San Diego County, we are very familiar with all the local judges and their particular methods of interpreting and applying family law. That knowledge and familiarity helps us represent you in the way that is most likely to give you the best outcome in your divorce or family law case.

Our attorneys will begin to develop your case plan from our initial consultation with you, and keep you in the loop at every step of the way going forward. We always proceed with your family’s best interests in mind.

To schedule your initial consultation with one of our Escondido divorce lawyers, call Griffith, Young & Lass at 858-345-1720.

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