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Jennifer P

Amy Lass was wonderful - ethical, honest, and straightforward. She was easy to work with, forthcoming about the process, set realistic expectations, always kept cost in mind. If I could give a higher rating I would!

- Jennifer P.,
San Diego, CA

Haley N

I cannot say enough good things about this law firm. I have so much respect for Amy, she is pulling me out of a divorce, and she could not be more supportive.

- Haley N.,
Carlsbad, CA

Scott W

Amy has been a Godsend. She is so honest and trustworthy, and somehow was able to help me resolve my divorce amicably without going to court.

- Scott W.,
San Diego, CA

Chad C

Thank you thank you Amy, I don't know what I would've done without you.

- Chad C.,
Scripps Ranch, CA

Isaiah G

Amy was amazing when it came to making this a smooth transition and she wasn’t afraid to fight for my rights as a dad. Thank you!

- Isaiah G.,
Hillcrest, CA

Scott W

Amy has been a Godsend. She is so honest and trustworthy, and somehow was able to help me resolve my divorce amicably without going to court.

- Scott W.,
San Diego, CA

Choose Amy Lass

When you mess up on picking who to marry, you definitely do NOT want to compound that error by picking the wrong legal representation.

- Choose Amy Lass.,
Carmel Valley

Jennifer Price

Amy Lass was wonderful - ethical, honest, and straightforward. She was easy to work with, forthcoming about the process, set realistic expectations, and always kept cost in mind.

- Jennifer Price,
La Jolla

Steve G

Best possible representation during the worst time of my life. Thank God for Amy Lass, felt like we had a brilliant close friend throughout the mediation process.

- Steve G.,
Cardiff

Rachel Bernstein

This firm is proof you do not need a slimy and aggressive attorney to get you what you want. I should’ve hired Amy two years earlier.

- Rachel Bernstein.,
Encinitas

Christian Zanej

If I could give more stars to Amy Lass I would. She assisted during a time of extreme difficulties and was not only great representation but also a great friend along the way. I would 1000% recommend!

- Christian Zanej,
Solana Beach

Tim Foley

Best family law attorney ever, THANK YOU.

- Tim Foley,
Fairbanks Ranch

Dave Stewart

Amy was prepared, thorough, always ahead of the other side, strategic and understanding. I felt like she was working for me, and with me.

- Dave Stewart,
Torrey Pines

Christina McCausland

After calling Amy Lass for help, she quickly went to work and made this complicated process simple and as painless as possible. Love her!!

- Christina McCausland,
Carmel Mountain Ranch

Anna Krieger

100% recommend Amy, she is honest and aggressive and empathetic all in one!

- Anna Krieger,
Poway

Ian Reed

Stop reading and hire Amy Lass already!! Don’t hire an old fogey lawyer that charges the same but is unorganized and can’t talk their way out of a paper bag!! Amy knows her stuff and is commanding and doesn’t back down from anyone.

- Ian Reed,
Sabre Springs

Angela Sasse

My lawyer is Amy Lass, and I have so much respect for her. She is pulling me out of a divorce, and she could not be more supportive. All of the staff is hard-working. If you are thinking about trying them I gave them 5 stars because they deserve it.

- Angela Sasse,
Rancho Santa Fe

Sarah Goldberg

The way John presented our case was pure genius with meticulous preparation and deliberate action in court. Godsend!!

- Sarah Goldberg,
Rancho Santa Fe

Michelle Parymus

Attorney Griffith worked very hard to avoid additional litigation and get an amicable settlement. Unfortunately, my ex refused to compromise, so he went to battle for me, getting me 100% of what I requested!

- Michelle Parymus,
Olivenhein

Alex Cohen

You will not find a better law firm.

- Alex Cohen,
Del Mar

Kelsey Halpern

Always prompt at returning calls & emails. All three lawyers worked together on the issues surrounding my case.

- Kelsey Halpern,
La Jolla Shores

Kimberly F

John Griffith and his team were absolutely amazing! They were able to get my divorce settled in 4 months and prevailed in all areas. Highly highly recommend!

- Kimberly F.,
Carlsbad

Emily B

Worth every penny! My custody case went as stress-free as it could possibly be. I hate seeing anyone go through custody battles but if you’re in that situation and need someone who is trustworthy and great at what they do, call them.

- Emily B.,
Solana Beach

Harrison Nguyen

From the moment I met John Griffith, his dedication, professionalism, and expertise were evident. It was clear that I had made the right choice.

- Harrison Nguyen,
4S Ranch

Alicia Greco

My ex-husband had not only misrepresented his intentions but also committed the reprehensible act of stealing money from me, but they stepped in and fought tirelessly on my behalf, ensuring that justice was served.

- Alicia Greco,
Del Sur

Robin Anzalone

John and Catie had a strategic plan to counter my ex-husband's deceitful tactics, keeping me informed and involved every step of the way. Aside from legal prowess, they exhibited genuine empathy and compassion throughout the process.

- Robin Anzalone,
Scripps Ranch

Rachael Allen

Their expertise, dedication, and unwavering commitment has transformed my life and restored my trust in the legal system. You have my utmost respect and appreciation.

- Rachael Allen,
La Jolla

Shayna Valcon

They’re a great team and I have been 100% happy with the job they have done for me. I have also appreciated the understanding they have had with my financial situation, so thankful for that!!

- Shayna Valcon,
Scripps Ranch

Ann Morrisey

Mr. Griffith was calm and calculated and extremely smart. You want John on your side without question.

- Ann Morrisey,
Rancho Santa Fe

Jeremy R

They got the job done amidst tenuous circumstances. The opposing law firm was playing dirty and they handled it with grace and got me what I wanted!

- Jeremy R.,
Encinitas

Shannon Webster

I had a terrible experience with my prior attorney and I was extremely nervous about hiring another attorney but it was the best decision ever. You are in great hands

- Shannon Webster,
Cardiff

Johnny Rabago

Amazing advice and representation that resulted in 50/50 custody of my children and zero financial obligation to my ex!

- Johnny Rabago,
Sabre Springs

Christian Z

If I could give more stars to Amy Lass I would. She assisted during a time of extreme difficulties and was not only great representation but also a great friend along the way. I would 1000% recommend!

- Christian Z.,
Poway

Mary Sanz

After getting out of an abusive relationship, I credit John with winning me full custody of my 2 children. I recently retained him again as my ex husband attempted to eliminate my spousal support. Eternally grateful.

- Mary Sanz,
Carmel Valley

Sheila Cram

Ms. Young helped me to navigate a challenging divorce situation and she made it look so easy! She always seemed to have the answers to my questions and when she didn't, she would get an answer very quickly, usually within 24 hours.

- Sheila Cram,
Del Mar

Kayla Kavanaugh

They helped take some stress off me during one of the most difficult times of my life!

- Kayla Kavanaugh,
Solana Beach

David Rocci

I offered to pay after the free consult and they refused to accept my money! The professional and succinct assistance was a much needed breath of fresh air.

- David Rocci,
Scripps Ranch

Kimberly Flint

John Griffith and his team were not only calm and straightforward, they fought hard against the opposing firm and their unethical practices. He my divorce settled in less than a year and we prevailed in all areas.

- Kimberly Flint,
Encinitas

Morgan Osuna

I specifically was looking for an aggressive attorney that would yield results. John performed flawlessly, and did not disappoint!

- Morgan Osuna,
Bressi Ranch

Lance M

Our case was complicated, we needed swift emergency action regarding child custody and bogus restraining orders. Amy prioritized our case and executed masterfully producing life changing results for my family and I.

- Lance M.,
Del Mar, CA

Emily Bonnett

Amy, John Catie and the staff are AMAZING! Worth every penny!

- Emily Bonnett,
Coronado

Ron Jones

Catie Young and her team are the VERY BEST!!!

- Ron Jones,
Bankers Hill

Scott Pelletier

Life is hard enough as it is; make it a little easier and less complicated by hiring and having Amy Lass and on your side.

- Scott Pelletier,
La Jolla

Josh Schwartz

John represented me in a difficult child custody case. In the end, John helped me gain more custody and also identified some areas in which my previous attorney had failed to identify. In addition to the great service, John is fair. He didn’t gouge me for every little penny.

- Josh Schwartz,
Mission Hills

Gabe Hierro

John Griffith was recommended to me after a disappointing experience with another firm and I couldn't be happier with the highly professional service he and his team provided.

- Gabe Hierro,
Kensington

Jamie Raimo

Catie was extremely helpful, responsive and reasonable and got the job done amidst tenuous circumstances. She and her team were extremely compassionate, sensitive with me while concurrently advocating strongly on my behalf. Would definitely recommend her expertise and the firm’s services.

- Jamie Raimo,
Hillcrest

Frankie Surber

GYL has been an extraordinary support and backing in my divorce, there’s no way I would have made it without them!

- Frankie Surber,
La Jolla

Sean Scully

After trying my hand at self representation to get through the sticky portion of support orders, I knew I needed help. From day one I was blown away with their accuracy, care, attitude, and ability to ethically think outside the box with my case.

- Sean Scully,
Carmel Valley

Y.L.

Mr. Griffith is the only attorney I will be recommending to anyone. 10/10 would recommend to anyone and everyone that is in need of amazing representation.

- Y.L.,
San Diego

April Taylor

Seeking assistance from Carie E.Young was the best thing I did when it came to handling my divorce. We had major financial disputes and she got to the bottom of it all and we prevailed.

- April Taylor,
Del Sur

Ann Myslinski

John is calm and calculated and extremely smart. He is always willing to listen to your concerns. I would highly recommend John Griffith. You want John on your side, I assure you.

- Ann Myslinski,
Miramar Ranch North

Joshua Luna

John delivered on what he promised. He and his team were professional, responsive, and exceeded expectations. I would recommend this law firm, and John Griffith specifically, to anyone looking for a strong and competent family law attorney. Thank you so much GYL!!!

- Joshua Luna,
Rancho Bernardo

Kelsey Looman

Always prompt at returning calls & emails. All three lawyers worked together on the issues surrounding my case, which helped greatly when I was in need of answers or support.

- Kelsey Looman,
Encinitas

Ian Reed

Stop reading and hire Amy Lass already!! Don’t hire an old fogey lawyer that charges the same but is unorganized and can’t talk their way out of a paper bag!! Amy knows her stuff and is commanding and doesn’t back down from anyone. She’s a mother too so if you have kids it’s a no brainer.

- Ian Reed,
Miramar Ranch North

Shayna Vodicka

This firm is top notch, always patient, responsive and willing to help anyway they can. I have also appreciated the understanding they have had with my financial situation and gave me payment plans so thankful for that!!

- Shayna Vodicka,
Rancho Santa Fe

Andrea Metzler

Super competent and always told me the truth! Hope I never have to hire them again but I highly recommend.

- Andrea Metzler,
Encinitas

Isaiah Green

Amy was amazing when it came to making this a smooth transition and she wasn’t afraid to fight for my rights as a dad. Thank You!

- Isaiah Green,
Del Mar

Lynda Hensley

Going through a divorce is never easy but Amy and Sarah were so great! I couldn't have done it without them. Very knowledgeable, responsive and reassuring.

- Lynda Hensley,
Solana Beach

At LGBT Family Law, we know the particular difficulties and complex legal issues that the LGBT population encounters while going through a divorce. We aim to offer knowledgeable legal counsel and unflinching support to safeguard LGBT clients’ rights and interests during this delicate period.

Our team of experienced family law attorneys specializes in LGBT divorce cases, ensuring your rights are protected. Whether in California or San Diego, we are here to assist you with compassion, understanding, and in-depth knowledge of the state’s family law statutes as they apply to same-sex couples.

Our LGBT divorce lawyers fully comprehend the intricacies of same-sex marriage laws and how they apply to LGBT couples. We aim to demystify the complexities involved and guide you through the process, advocating for your interests at every step.

We prioritize the well-being of your family and work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcomes for your unique situation. Our commitment extends beyond the courtroom as we actively advocate for LGBTQ legal rights, supporting the ongoing progress of the LGBTQ community. We’re not just professionals; we’re passionate advocates dedicated to upholding your legal rights.

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LGBT Family Law: Our Mission and Purpose

Our mission at LGBT Family Law is clear: to provide comprehensive legal services tailored to the unique needs of LGBT couples and individuals. We believe that every person deserves the right to a fair and just legal process, especially in the context of divorce and family law matters. Our purpose is to ensure that the voices of the LGBT community are heard and respected in San Diego’s legal system.

We are committed to promoting equality, fairness, and inclusivity in all our legal endeavors. By choosing our team of experienced LGBT divorce lawyers, you are selecting advocates who are dedicated to upholding your rights and securing the best possible outcome for your case.

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Why is it Important to Hire an Experienced LGBT Divorce Attorney?

The road to legalizing same-sex marriage was hard-fought. With its legalization, there came a range of unique legal considerations for the LGBTQ community. An experienced LGBT divorce lawyer in San Diego, like those at our firm, comprehends these nuances.

  • Knowledge: LGBT family law attorneys are aware of the unique considerations, from adoption rights to property settlements, which can differ significantly from heterosexual divorce cases.
  • Customized Legal Strategies: LGBT divorce lawyers have the expertise to develop tailored legal strategies that address the unique circumstances of each case. Whether it involves child custody, spousal support, or property division, your attorney will work to protect your interests.
  • Advocacy for Equal Rights: By hiring an LGBT divorce lawyer, you are supporting the advocacy for equal rights within the legal system. Your attorney will fight to ensure that your rights as an LGBT individual or couple are fully recognized and upheld during divorce proceedings.

Features of Divorce for LGBT Couples

Divorce for LGBT couples in San Diego shares many similarities with heterosexual divorces but also presents some distinctive features:

  • Same-Sex Marriage Recognition: Since the legalization of same-sex marriage nationwide in 2015, LGBT couples can now access the same legal protections and rights as heterosexual couples during divorce.
  • Child Custody and Adoption Matters: LGBT couples may have unique issues related to child custody, adoption, and surrogacy arrangements that require careful legal consideration.
  • Community Property Laws: San Diego operates under community property laws, which means that assets acquired during the marriage are generally considered jointly owned. Property division can be complex and requires experienced legal guidance.
  • Spousal Support: LGBT divorce lawyers can help you navigate spousal support issues, ensuring that your rights are protected whether you are seeking support or facing a request for support.
  • Protection Against Discrimination: In some cases, LGBT individuals may encounter discrimination during divorce proceedings. An experienced LGBT divorce attorney will be vigilant in protecting your rights and combating any bias or prejudice.

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The Work Process of Our Lawyers at LGBT Family Law

At LGBT Family Law, our work process is designed to provide you with comprehensive legal support from the initial consultation to the final resolution of your case. Here’s what you can expect when you choose us as your LGBT divorce lawyers in San Diego:

  • Initial Consultation: Your journey with us begins with a confidential consultation. During this meeting, we will listen to your concerns, gather essential information, and provide an overview of your legal options.
  • Case Assessment: Our team of experienced LGBT divorce lawyers will assess the unique aspects of your case, including property, financial, and child-related matters. We will work with you to set clear goals and priorities.
  • Legal Strategy: We will develop a tailored legal strategy that aligns with your objectives and best interests. This strategy will guide us through negotiations, mediation, or, if necessary, litigation.
  • Negotiation: We are skilled negotiators who will work tirelessly to reach an amicable settlement whenever possible. We will advocate for your rights and negotiate on your behalf to achieve a fair outcome.
  • Final Resolution: Our ultimate goal is to secure a final resolution that aligns with your priorities and ensures your rights are protected. We will guide you through the finalization of your divorce.
  • Ongoing Support: Even after your divorce is finalized, we remain committed to providing ongoing support and legal guidance as needed. We understand that post-divorce issues can arise, and we are here to help.

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What are the Main Benefits of Our LGBT Divorce Lawyers?

Choosing LGBT Family Law as your trusted legal partner for divorce in San Diego offers numerous advantages:

  • Experience and Expertise: Our team of experienced LGBT divorce lawyers brings years of expertise in family law, with a focus on the unique needs of LGBT couples.
  • Dedication to LGBT Rights: We are dedicated to upholding the rights of the LGBT community and ensuring that your legal rights are fully recognized and protected.
  • Customized Legal Strategies: We develop personalized legal strategies that address the specific circumstances of your case, ensuring the best possible outcome.
  • Strong Advocacy: Whether through negotiation or litigation, we are fierce advocates for your interests, working tirelessly to achieve a fair resolution.
  • Continued Support: Our commitment to you doesn’t end with the finalization of your divorce. We provide ongoing support as needed to address any post-divorce issues.

Contact Our LGBT Divorce Lawyer Today!

Are you ready to take the next steps in your divorce journey? Contact LGBT Family Law today to schedule your initial consultation. Our experienced LGBT divorce lawyers in San Diego are here to listen, support, and guide you through this challenging process. Your rights matter, and we are committed to helping you protect them.

 

There are two types of lawyers; those who want to help and those who want to help themselves. Family law attorneys Catie Young, John Griffith and Amy Lass are all very experienced and dedicated to helping their LGBTQ clients transition into the next phase of their lives. We believe in a responsible and ethical practice and stick to our values regardless of the situation.

We’re transparent and don’t just tell our clients what they want to hear, unless it’s what we believe; even if it may deter them from moving forward. We stand by our team’s expertise in same sex family law, and we will always be upfront and honest with our clients.

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Frequently Asked Questions

LGBT divorce refers to the dissolution of a marriage or domestic partnership between individuals of the same sex or gender. It involves legally ending the relationship and addressing various legal matters such as property division, child custody, and spousal support.

The process of divorce for same-sex couples in California is generally similar to that of opposite-sex couples. California recognizes same-sex marriages and domestic partnerships, and the legal procedures for divorce apply equally to all couples.

California is a no-fault divorce state, which means that couples can seek a divorce without proving fault or assigning blame to either party. The most common ground for divorce in California is irreconcilable differences, indicating that the couple’s relationship has broken down irretrievably.

California follows community property laws, which generally means that assets and debts acquired during the marriage or domestic partnership are divided equally between the spouses or partners. However, the division of assets and debts can be subject to negotiation, and the court may consider factors such as individual contributions and the best interests of any children involved.

Child custody and visitation matters are determined based on the best interests of the child, regardless of the parents’ sexual orientation or gender identity. California courts prioritize the well-being of the child and consider factors such as parental involvement, stability, and the child’s relationship with each parent when making custody and visitation determinations.

Divorce mediation is a process where a neutral third party, the mediator, helps same-sex couples in California reach mutually agreeable solutions regarding the terms of their divorce, including child custody, asset division, and support.

During mediation, both parties, with the assistance of the mediator, engage in open and constructive discussions to identify their interests, explore options, and work towards a fair and customized divorce settlement.

Mediation offers numerous benefits, including cost-effectiveness, privacy, flexibility, and the ability to maintain a cooperative relationship post-divorce, which is particularly important for same-sex couples who may have shared social networks.

Yes, mediation can be an effective option even for complex divorces involving same-sex couples. The mediator’s expertise in family law and familiarity with the unique issues faced by same-sex couples can help address complexities and ensure a comprehensive settlement.

Mediation encourages open communication, active listening, and problem-solving, fostering a more respectful and cooperative environment. This approach often leads to better long-term outcomes for both parties.

Surrogacy is a legal arrangement in which a woman (the surrogate) carries a pregnancy and gives birth to a child on behalf of intended parents. For LGBT individuals or couples, surrogacy provides an opportunity to have a biological child using a surrogate mother.

Yes, surrogacy is legal for LGBT individuals or couples in California. The state has laws that recognize and protect the rights of intended parents and establish procedures for surrogacy agreements.

California does not impose any specific legal restrictions on LGBT surrogacy. However, certain requirements must be met, such as obtaining legal representation, entering into a surrogacy agreement, and completing necessary medical and psychological evaluations.

Yes, same-sex male couples can pursue surrogacy in California. They can choose to use an egg donor, and a gestational surrogate would carry the pregnancy. This allows for the possibility of biological parenthood for both partners.

Yes, same-sex female couples can pursue surrogacy in California. One partner may provide the eggs, which can be fertilized with donor sperm, and the other partner can choose to carry the pregnancy or opt for a gestational surrogate.

Yes, same-sex couples have the same rights and opportunities to adopt children in California as opposite-sex couples. The state recognizes and supports adoption by LGBTQ+ individuals and couples.

Same-sex couples in California can pursue various types of adoption, including agency adoptions, independent adoptions, and stepparent adoptions. The specific adoption process will depend on the circumstances and the type of adoption being pursued.

No, California law does not impose any legal restrictions on same-sex couples adopting children. The state’s adoption laws apply equally to all prospective parents regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Yes, same-sex couples can adopt as joint petitioners, meaning they can both be legally recognized as the child’s parents. This provides both parents with equal rights and responsibilities.

Yes, LGBTQ+ individuals can adopt as single parents in California. The sexual orientation or gender identity of an individual does not affect their eligibility to adopt.

California courts prioritize the best interests of the child when making custody decisions. Factors considered include the child’s age, health, and emotional ties to each parent, as well as the ability of each parent to provide a stable and nurturing environment.

No, California law does not differentiate between same-sex and opposite-sex parents in child custody cases. The courts base their decisions on the child’s best interests, regardless of the parents’ sexual orientation or gender identity.

Yes, same-sex parents can establish legal parentage for their child in California. This can be done through various methods, such as a voluntary declaration of parentage, adoption, or a court determination of parentage.

In California, child custody can be divided into two main types: legal custody and physical custody. Legal custody refers to the right to make important decisions regarding the child’s upbringing, while physical custody determines where the child primarily resides.

Yes, same-sex parents can share joint legal custody, which means they both have the right to make decisions regarding the child’s education, healthcare, religion, and other important matters. Joint legal custody promotes cooperation and shared responsibility between the parents.

Yes, same-sex couples in California are subject to the same child support laws and obligations as opposite-sex couples. The court determines child support based on the income of each parent and the child’s needs.

Yes, child support can be enforced if the non-custodial same-sex parent moves out of state. California participates in the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA), which allows for the enforcement of child support orders across state lines.

When determining child support in same-sex cases, factors such as each parent’s income, the number of children, healthcare expenses, child care costs, and other relevant factors are taken into account.

Yes, the court can order retroactive child support in same-sex cases. Retroactive child support may be calculated from the date of separation or from the date the child support order is established.

Yes, same-sex parents can agree on a different child support amount than what is calculated according to the state guidelines. However, the court must review and approve the agreement to ensure that it is in the child’s best interests.

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    Alex Cohen

    You will not find a better law firm.

    - Alex Cohen,
    Del Mar

    Alicia Greco

    My ex-husband had not only misrepresented his intentions but also committed the reprehensible act of stealing money from me, but they stepped in and fought tirelessly on my behalf, ensuring that justice was served.

    - Alicia Greco,
    Del Sur

    Andrea Metzler

    Super competent and always told me the truth! Hope I never have to hire them again but I highly recommend.

    - Andrea Metzler,
    Encinitas

    Angela Sasse

    My lawyer is Amy Lass, and I have so much respect for her. She is pulling me out of a divorce, and she could not be more supportive. All of the staff is hard-working. If you are thinking about trying them I gave them 5 stars because they deserve it.

    - Angela Sasse,
    Rancho Santa Fe

    Ann Morrisey

    Mr. Griffith was calm and calculated and extremely smart. You want John on your side without question.

    - Ann Morrisey,
    Rancho Santa Fe

    Ann Myslinski

    John is calm and calculated and extremely smart. He is always willing to listen to your concerns. I would highly recommend John Griffith. You want John on your side, I assure you.

    - Ann Myslinski,
    Miramar Ranch North

    Anna Krieger

    100% recommend Amy, she is honest and aggressive and empathetic all in one!

    - Anna Krieger,
    Poway

    April Taylor

    Seeking assistance from Carie E.Young was the best thing I did when it came to handling my divorce. We had major financial disputes and she got to the bottom of it all and we prevailed.

    - April Taylor,
    Del Sur

    Haley N

    I cannot say enough good things about this law firm. I have so much respect for Amy, she is pulling me out of a divorce, and she could not be more supportive.

    - Haley N.,
    Carlsbad, CA

    Scott W

    Amy has been a Godsend. She is so honest and trustworthy, and somehow was able to help me resolve my divorce amicably without going to court.

    - Scott W.,
    San Diego, CA

    Jennifer P

    Amy Lass was wonderful - ethical, honest, and straightforward. She was easy to work with, forthcoming about the process, set realistic expectations, always kept cost in mind. If I could give a higher rating I would!

    - Jennifer P.,
    San Diego, CA

    Chad C

    Thank you thank you Amy, I don't know what I would've done without you.

    - Chad C.,
    Scripps Ranch, CA

    Choose Amy Lass

    When you mess up on picking who to marry, you definitely do NOT want to compound that error by picking the wrong legal representation.

    - Choose Amy Lass.,
    Carmel Valley

    Christian Z

    If I could give more stars to Amy Lass I would. She assisted during a time of extreme difficulties and was not only great representation but also a great friend along the way. I would 1000% recommend!

    - Christian Z.,
    Poway

    Christian Zanej

    If I could give more stars to Amy Lass I would. She assisted during a time of extreme difficulties and was not only great representation but also a great friend along the way. I would 1000% recommend!

    - Christian Zanej,
    Solana Beach

    Christina McCausland

    After calling Amy Lass for help, she quickly went to work and made this complicated process simple and as painless as possible. Love her!!

    - Christina McCausland,
    Carmel Mountain Ranch

    Dave Stewart

    Amy was prepared, thorough, always ahead of the other side, strategic and understanding. I felt like she was working for me, and with me.

    - Dave Stewart,
    Torrey Pines

    David Rocci

    I offered to pay after the free consult and they refused to accept my money! The professional and succinct assistance was a much needed breath of fresh air.

    - David Rocci,
    Scripps Ranch

    Emily B

    Worth every penny! My custody case went as stress-free as it could possibly be. I hate seeing anyone go through custody battles but if you’re in that situation and need someone who is trustworthy and great at what they do, call them.

    - Emily B.,
    Solana Beach

    Emily Bonnett

    Amy, John Catie and the staff are AMAZING! Worth every penny!

    - Emily Bonnett,
    Coronado

    Frankie Surber

    GYL has been an extraordinary support and backing in my divorce, there’s no way I would have made it without them!

    - Frankie Surber,
    La Jolla

    Gabe Hierro

    John Griffith was recommended to me after a disappointing experience with another firm and I couldn't be happier with the highly professional service he and his team provided.

    - Gabe Hierro,
    Kensington

    Harrison Nguyen

    From the moment I met John Griffith, his dedication, professionalism, and expertise were evident. It was clear that I had made the right choice.

    - Harrison Nguyen,
    4S Ranch

    Ian Reed

    Stop reading and hire Amy Lass already!! Don’t hire an old fogey lawyer that charges the same but is unorganized and can’t talk their way out of a paper bag!! Amy knows her stuff and is commanding and doesn’t back down from anyone.

    - Ian Reed,
    Sabre Springs

    Ian Reed

    Stop reading and hire Amy Lass already!! Don’t hire an old fogey lawyer that charges the same but is unorganized and can’t talk their way out of a paper bag!! Amy knows her stuff and is commanding and doesn’t back down from anyone. She’s a mother too so if you have kids it’s a no brainer.

    - Ian Reed,
    Miramar Ranch North

    Isaiah Green

    Amy was amazing when it came to making this a smooth transition and she wasn’t afraid to fight for my rights as a dad. Thank You!

    - Isaiah Green,
    Del Mar

    Jamie Raimo

    Catie was extremely helpful, responsive and reasonable and got the job done amidst tenuous circumstances. She and her team were extremely compassionate, sensitive with me while concurrently advocating strongly on my behalf. Would definitely recommend her expertise and the firm’s services.

    - Jamie Raimo,
    Hillcrest

    Jennifer Price

    Amy Lass was wonderful - ethical, honest, and straightforward. She was easy to work with, forthcoming about the process, set realistic expectations, and always kept cost in mind.

    - Jennifer Price,
    La Jolla

    Jeremy R

    They got the job done amidst tenuous circumstances. The opposing law firm was playing dirty and they handled it with grace and got me what I wanted!

    - Jeremy R.,
    Encinitas

    Johnny Rabago

    Amazing advice and representation that resulted in 50/50 custody of my children and zero financial obligation to my ex!

    - Johnny Rabago,
    Sabre Springs

    Isaiah G

    Amy was amazing when it came to making this a smooth transition and she wasn’t afraid to fight for my rights as a dad. Thank you!

    - Isaiah G.,
    Hillcrest, CA

    Josh Schwartz

    John represented me in a difficult child custody case. In the end, John helped me gain more custody and also identified some areas in which my previous attorney had failed to identify. In addition to the great service, John is fair. He didn’t gouge me for every little penny.

    - Josh Schwartz,
    Mission Hills

    Joshua Luna

    John delivered on what he promised. He and his team were professional, responsive, and exceeded expectations. I would recommend this law firm, and John Griffith specifically, to anyone looking for a strong and competent family law attorney. Thank you so much GYL!!!

    - Joshua Luna,
    Rancho Bernardo

    Kayla Kavanaugh

    They helped take some stress off me during one of the most difficult times of my life!

    - Kayla Kavanaugh,
    Solana Beach

    Kelsey Halpern

    Always prompt at returning calls & emails. All three lawyers worked together on the issues surrounding my case.

    - Kelsey Halpern,
    La Jolla Shores

    Kelsey Looman

    Always prompt at returning calls & emails. All three lawyers worked together on the issues surrounding my case, which helped greatly when I was in need of answers or support.

    - Kelsey Looman,
    Encinitas

    Kimberly F

    John Griffith and his team were absolutely amazing! They were able to get my divorce settled in 4 months and prevailed in all areas. Highly highly recommend!

    - Kimberly F.,
    Carlsbad

    Kimberly Flint

    John Griffith and his team were not only calm and straightforward, they fought hard against the opposing firm and their unethical practices. He my divorce settled in less than a year and we prevailed in all areas.

    - Kimberly Flint,
    Encinitas

    Lance M

    Our case was complicated, we needed swift emergency action regarding child custody and bogus restraining orders. Amy prioritized our case and executed masterfully producing life changing results for my family and I.

    - Lance M.,
    Del Mar, CA

    Lynda Hensley

    Going through a divorce is never easy but Amy and Sarah were so great! I couldn't have done it without them. Very knowledgeable, responsive and reassuring.

    - Lynda Hensley,
    Solana Beach

    Mary Sanz

    After getting out of an abusive relationship, I credit John with winning me full custody of my 2 children. I recently retained him again as my ex husband attempted to eliminate my spousal support. Eternally grateful.

    - Mary Sanz,
    Carmel Valley

    Michelle Parymus

    Attorney Griffith worked very hard to avoid additional litigation and get an amicable settlement. Unfortunately, my ex refused to compromise, so he went to battle for me, getting me 100% of what I requested!

    - Michelle Parymus,
    Olivenhein

    Morgan Osuna

    I specifically was looking for an aggressive attorney that would yield results. John performed flawlessly, and did not disappoint!

    - Morgan Osuna,
    Bressi Ranch

    Rachael Allen

    Their expertise, dedication, and unwavering commitment has transformed my life and restored my trust in the legal system. You have my utmost respect and appreciation.

    - Rachael Allen,
    La Jolla

    Rachel Bernstein

    This firm is proof you do not need a slimy and aggressive attorney to get you what you want. I should’ve hired Amy two years earlier.

    - Rachel Bernstein.,
    Encinitas

    Robin Anzalone

    John and Catie had a strategic plan to counter my ex-husband's deceitful tactics, keeping me informed and involved every step of the way. Aside from legal prowess, they exhibited genuine empathy and compassion throughout the process.

    - Robin Anzalone,
    Scripps Ranch

    Ron Jones

    Catie Young and her team are the VERY BEST!!!

    - Ron Jones,
    Bankers Hill

    Sarah Goldberg

    The way John presented our case was pure genius with meticulous preparation and deliberate action in court. Godsend!!

    - Sarah Goldberg,
    Rancho Santa Fe

    Scott Pelletier

    Life is hard enough as it is; make it a little easier and less complicated by hiring and having Amy Lass and on your side.

    - Scott Pelletier,
    La Jolla

    Scott W

    Amy has been a Godsend. She is so honest and trustworthy, and somehow was able to help me resolve my divorce amicably without going to court.

    - Scott W.,
    San Diego, CA

    Sean Scully

    After trying my hand at self representation to get through the sticky portion of support orders, I knew I needed help. From day one I was blown away with their accuracy, care, attitude, and ability to ethically think outside the box with my case.

    - Sean Scully,
    Carmel Valley

    Shannon Webster

    I had a terrible experience with my prior attorney and I was extremely nervous about hiring another attorney but it was the best decision ever. You are in great hands

    - Shannon Webster,
    Cardiff

    Shayna Valcon

    They’re a great team and I have been 100% happy with the job they have done for me. I have also appreciated the understanding they have had with my financial situation, so thankful for that!!

    - Shayna Valcon,
    Scripps Ranch

    Shayna Vodicka

    This firm is top notch, always patient, responsive and willing to help anyway they can. I have also appreciated the understanding they have had with my financial situation and gave me payment plans so thankful for that!!

    - Shayna Vodicka,
    Rancho Santa Fe

    Sheila Cram

    Ms. Young helped me to navigate a challenging divorce situation and she made it look so easy! She always seemed to have the answers to my questions and when she didn't, she would get an answer very quickly, usually within 24 hours.

    - Sheila Cram,
    Del Mar

    Steve G

    Best possible representation during the worst time of my life. Thank God for Amy Lass, felt like we had a brilliant close friend throughout the mediation process.

    - Steve G.,
    Cardiff

    Tim Foley

    Best family law attorney ever, THANK YOU.

    - Tim Foley,
    Fairbanks Ranch

    Y.L.

    Mr. Griffith is the only attorney I will be recommending to anyone. 10/10 would recommend to anyone and everyone that is in need of amazing representation.

    - Y.L.,
    San Diego
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