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David Ryan Monarch

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  1. Strategic Thinker

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.

    As no two people are the same, neither are any two divorces. David has strategic thinking skills that are particularly useful in a difficult divorce case where all things don't fit neatly in a box and is especially useful when dealing with difficult personalities from the other side.

    He views you as a person, not a case and makes decisions based on your overall well being as an individual. I found his accurate analytic skills of the potential overall outcome of my case imperative to my individual decision making for my future.

    David was the third lawyer I had retained in dealing with a difficult case and noncompliant spouse who was finally able to get my case to settlement so I could be free of the process to start a new life.

    I would highly recommend David Monarch and his highly professional team to anyone, especially those dealing with unnecessarily long cases and difficult personalities who need closure.

    He is also meticulous with his time and careful with his billing as to ensure he does not waste your resources. I am finally free after an ongoing battle he put to an end.

    Kind and professional with top notch service and representation.

  2. Best Attorney in OC

    Posted by Wade,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.

    You can STOP reading the reviews and just hire this attorney. As a father with 1 child, David Monarch is one of the best attorneys in Orange County. I have had my share of attorneys to represent me and he has done nothing but work hard during my divorce. He has done a phenomenal job at helping me understand my rights as a father. Excellent rating for David is not high enough rating. 6 stars for “AWESOME”. Thanks David for everything.

  3. An exceptional counselor

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.

    I have had an very difficult dissolution that Mr. Monarch has been invaluable in helping me with.
    His intelligence and immediate comprehension of all the issues, his caring and wisdom in evaluating an successful and comprehensive course of action, is outstanding.
    I would highly reccomend him and cannot imagine a better counselor for an always challenging situation. He is always there for his clients. And he is very accomplished and dedicated.

  4. My life would not be the same without David...

    Posted by keith,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.

    I met David Monarch, after being in and out of court for the past 7 years with a previous attorney (fighting for the custody of my daughter). He went above and beyond the responsibilities of my attorney and made me feel like I was being represented by a friend who truly cared about the well-being of my 9 year old daughter. Being a father and in court for custody is already an uphill battle, and I truly would not be where I am at today without him. David and his (entire staff) always took my calls and returned my emails very promptly. It is only with his help, that I was finally able to gain full custody of my daughter, which I have no doubt, saved her life. I would highly recommend his services to anyone who is in need of legal representation for family court.

  5. Custody Battle

    Posted by Jane,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.

    David Monarch was referred to me by Christian Legal Aid Society and after going through 2 other attorneys, I was more than desperate to fight for my 6 year old son. Attorney Monarch has the true passion and compassion that many experienced attorneys lack especially in Family Law. My prayers were answered when I walked into his office and am so thankful that he went to battle for me and my son, who means everything to me. I am more confident now that I have David representing me that I will be able to protect my son and my rights in the future. Thank you so very much...

  6. Very capable and reliable attorney!

    Posted by Tina, a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.
    • I hired David more than 3 years ago.
    • David handled my Divorce / Separation matter.

    David took me and my family through a really difficult season, providing information and remaining sensitive to my needs as well as respectful of my preferences. The outcome of our case was positive in every sense and I am so grateful he was recommended to me. His integrity and professionalism were everything I could have hoped for.

  7. On David Monarch

    Posted by Chris Petropulos,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.

    David did a great job representing me and my personal interests (most importantly my son). Would recommend him to anyone.

  8. Quality/Ethical Representation

    Posted by a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.
    • I hired David 1-3 years ago.
    • David handled my Divorce / Separation matter.

    I retained David Monarch to negotiate the settlement of my divorce, after being represented by another firm during my divorce proceeding. David settled my divorce, protected my interests and kept my attorney fees to a minimum. At no point did I question his ability or have any concern with the level of attention he was giving my case, which is the opposite experience I had with the firm I retained prior to Castle & Monarch. David is honest, hard-working and dedicated to resolving a case so that his client is satisfied.

  9. He is the best, in the worst of times.

    Posted by Julie, a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.
    • I hired David more than 3 years ago.
    • David handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    My divorce was the worst of times and having an attorney that truly cared made this experience much more tolerable. He was always available and watching out for my best interests. I would highly recommend David for an legal needs.

  10. Great help.

    Posted by Aaron, a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend David Monarch.
    • I hired David 1-3 years ago.
    • David handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    David did an excellent job in helping me during the most difficult challenge in my life. Going through a divorce with two young children was very hard. David was knowlegeable, compassionate, and very helpful. He was also helpful in allowing me to make payment arangements for his services. I am a former court employee and professional negotiator, but I definately needed someone on my side, and am glad to have had David.