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About Divorce Lawyer Catie E. Young, Esq.

San Diego family lawyer Catie Young has a wide range of litigation experience. She has worked in civil litigation, business litigation, white-collar criminal defense, juvenile dependency and national security clearance law. She has successfully represented clients in many areas of family law including child support, child custody, divorce and domestic violence. However, Catie’s excels in child custody cases and move away trials. She has a unique approach to child custody cases and clients of Griffith, Young & Lass tend to gravitate toward her in these cases.

In December 2011, Catie became a partner at Griffith, Young & Lass. She has since brought her zeal and compassion to represent clients in child custody and domestic violence cases.

Catie is a native of Bakersfield, Calif. She left Bakersfield to attend the University of California, Santa Barbara. There she received her Bachelor of Arts in political science. She then moved to San Diego to attend Thomas Jefferson Law School. As a law school intern, she worked within the San Diego community as a Court Appointed Special Advocate in Juvenile Dependency Court.

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San Diego Family Law attorney
858-345-1720
catie@gylfamilylaw.com

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