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WE OFFER A FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION. FAMILY LAW, WILLS AND TRUST, BANKRUPTCY, AND PROBATE ALL UNDER ONE ROOF. UNDERSTAND YOUR RIGHTS. NEW: BUSINESS BY REMOTE-- VIDEO CONFERENCE - DON'T DELAY, CALL TODAY WE CAN TALK BY PHONE , ZOOM AND EMAIL TO DISCUSS AND REVIEW DOCUMENTS, RECORDS PICTURES, TO TAKE CARE OF ALL YOUR LEGAL NEEDS. We are the easiest Law Firm to work with in Orange County. We ask you to join with us in resolving your goals. We like for you to take notes, work on our checklists and get the case going. Our clear explanations make the process easy to understand. There are no surprises. Check our Google reviews and Look for the RED ""FAMILY LAW"" sign at the corner of El Toro Road and Rockfield 23731 El Toro Road, Ste. B Lake Forest, CA. 92630 CALL FOR A FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION 949-951-9529 or a STRATEGY SESSION TO PLAN IT ALL OUT for $290/HOUR. THIS GOES BEYOND AN INTIAL CONSULTATION AND PLANS OUT YOUR CASE. IT IS OUR BEST DEAL AND EVERYONE'S FAVORITE--SEE THE DETAILED SERVICES AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.


We charge the Attorney at $290/ hour. Our paralegal is $190/hour. Whenever appropriate, you are charged at the lower rate. Our initial consult will be deducted from your initial retainer/deposit if we are hired. Everyone else charges $300 to $600/hour and stacks associate fees. We have decades of excellent legal experiance with a dedicated staff who share that expertise. We keep our overhead low and pass the savings on to you. You get quality Family Law from a Master Attorney. Richard E Young and Associates has been helping People get hassle free divorces in Orange County since 1974. He will roll up his sleeves for you. WE TALK BY PHONE, USE ZOOM AND EMAIL TO TAKE CARE OF ALL YOUR LEGAL NEEDS. WE WORK WITH YOU TO OBTAIN YOUR GOALS, WE LISTEN AND WE GET RESULTS! CHECK OUR ""INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW"" IN BLUE LETTERS ON THE FRONT PAGE FOR IMPORTANT BLOGS ON ALMOST EVERY TOPIC!.

We have an ""A"" rating in the community. Our firm's promise is to provide our client with knowledge of what we are doing so they understand the work necessary to achieve their legal goals.

After your FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION we start a strategy for your case that moves forward without delay. We handle divorce and parentage cases (parentage means child custody and child support cases for unmarried men or women).

He handles DIVORCE, CUSTODY, VISITATION, SUPPORT, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, AND MUCH MORE. We handle all types of Family law from custody, child and spousal support, domestic violence, property division, separate and community property characterizations and disputes, business valuations and division for the Middle Class pocket book.

Much of the costs of a case depend on what the other side is doing. Our promise is to do educate you as to what is necessary and get it done in a timely manner, so your legal expense is reasonable. He always attempts to resolve problems. He will keep you informed. It is your legal case and you need to know about it so you can make informed choices. He is insured and provides detailed monthly statements so you are always on top of your case.

Richard Young, Esq. graduated from Pepperdine Univ. School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree, in 1974, and immediately passed the California Bar and became a member of both State and Federal Bar Associations. He worked as the Senior Associate for Ralph Pagter, Esq, a Federal Judge. Then he started his own practice in 1978.

He has a reputation as honest and well prepared. He has the respect of fellow attorneys and the Courts. He promises: ""to solve your legal problems as quickly and inexpensively as possible giving you the expertise that your case deserves"".

He understands the complex interactions of family law: custody, visitation, division of assets, separate and community property, retirement assets, domestic violence in both family and criminal law, bankruptcy, Trusts and Wills and how all these affect the issues in your case. We will work for an AGREED DIVORCE, SAVING YOU TIME AND MONEY, but go to court if necessary.

If you want more than an initial free conference, then come in for an initial STRATEGY SESSION FOR ONLY $200/hr. This reduced hourly rate is only available for your first office visit. During that visit You will have your documents reviewed, support calculated, a strategy discussed, and learn and understand your legal needs to develop a game plan for the case. You provide us with the information needed to do the job, we do the job. Richard is a ""hands on Attorney"" with a roll up the sleeves attitude that gets the job done, asap. He works hard and provides detailed and accurate bills outlining the work performed in detail. You do not have to guess what was done like other firms, the work is set out in detail, in an easy to understand description. Got a question about your bill, we invite questions and do not charge for bill reviews. It is our job to get it right for you.

He has a system that organizes and moves your case along at a reasonable cost. The only thing slowing us down is the Court itself which is overloaded with cases and little time to hear them. We think ahead and resolve issues when it makes sense. We have thousands of successful Family Law cases. Give us a try and you will know why all those reviews we receive are 5 star!!!!

What Others Say About Us
Paul J., Laguna Woods
I consulted attorney Richard Young to assist me in the preparation of End of Life document...
Dina W. , Lake Forest
Richard put me at ease while talking to him. He’s very knowledgeable and understanding. He...
Kimberly and Adam, R.S.M. CA
Very fast appointments. Easy to talk to and understand. He explains things in simple terms...
Richard Young, Laguna Hills
We did a great strategy session I highly recommend Richard Young!
James & Kathy Radack, Temecula, Ca
In the midst of a very busy day, Richard performed some much needed research for me to be ...
Richard is currently assisting a family member with child support/custody cases. Our init...
Marcos , Lake Forest CA
Richard is a really honest, caring, and understanding. He gave me confidence to proceed wi...
Richard Caballer, san clemente california
In todays society it was refreshing to have attained Mr. Young as an attorney to do a livi...
Hiwie F, Las Vegas
Richard defended me on a dometic violence. It was dismissed. Now I see my kids again. H...
Stephen N, Lake Forest
Mr Young represented me in modifying my child custody to allow me to see my children the f...
Terry Bowman, Laguna Niguel, CA
Attorney Young has represented me in two divorces, and a multi million dollar business sal...
Thomas C., Riverside, CA
Having known Richard Young since 1967, I can attest to his enduring fidelity as a friend a...
Fred VV, Mission Viejo, CA
Attorney Mr. Young amended our family Trust. He was efficient, thorough, timely and at a ...
Quinda, Mission Viejo
Many thanks to Mr. Young for helping me prepare my response to a fabricated domestic viole...
John K., Lake Forest CA
Went to see Mr. Young for a child custody case. I have never seen a lawyer so compassionat...
Jane, Aliso Viejo
Went to see Richard for a predivorce consult. He was very reassuring and gave me a quick ...
Debbie, Laguna Niguel
Went to Richard for a consultation about a possible divorce from my husband. I really lik...
Phil, Lake Forest, CA
After 5 days of trial my case was dismissed and the Judge complemented Mr. Young. He was ...
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  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 5:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
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