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Bettina Yanez

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Attorney Bettina Yanez, is a Certified Family Law Legal Specialist.  She also serves as a court appointed attorney for minor children in Orange County often referred to as Minor’s Counsel.  She also negotiates and drafts Pre-Nuptial, Post-Nuptial Agreements and Separation Agreements. Practice includes Mediation and Collaborative Divorce as alternatives to traditional divorce and matrimonial litigation. Moreover, she is contracted by Orange County to represents parents that are in contempt of court for failing to pay their child support (serving as an assistant public defender).


The experienced divorce attorney blends concern with stern support for her clients. Her stress-free and out going style allows her to make the people around her feel relaxed; therefore, fostering a better interaction with her clients and opposing attorneys. She offers a free consultation for divorce and family law cases.  Saturday appointments available twice a month by special appointment only.


Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 75%
    16 years, 800 cases
  2. Family: 25%
    16 years, 800 cases



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Walter Douglas McKeague Jr

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    Walter McKeague Divorce & Separation Attorney
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  • George Anthony Munoz

    Hiring an experienced family law attorney is the best way you get peace of mind when dealing with custody , visitation, spousal support, etc. Having a family law attorney's services helps ensure that nothing is left out of your case/claim or matter, which means that costly mistakes won't come back to bite you later. I endorse this lawyer . -Anthony Munoz, Esq.


    George Munoz Litigation Attorney
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Contact info

Family Law Offices of Yanez & Associates

625 The City Dr S
Orange, CA, 92868


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
president recognitionOrange County Barristers2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Certified Family Law SpecialistYanez & Associates2011 - Present
AttorneyFamily Law Offices of Yanez & Associates2000 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
OCBA Family Law SectionBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Orange County Women Lawyers AssociationBoard Member2012 - Present
The William P. Gray Legion Lex American Inn of CourtActive Memeber2011 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Orange County BarristersPast PresidentN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Hispanic Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Paternity MatterMotion GRANTED, move allowed.
Grandparent RightsMotion Granted
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Publication nameTitleDate
California Lawyer MagazineThe Barter2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Pitzer College (Claremont)N/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
OCBA OCHBA 2015 Travel SeminarFreddom from Parental Custody and Control/Adoption2015
Divorcio segment with El Show de Erazno y la chokolataSobre Divorcio con Erazno y la chokolata2012