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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: 35%
    16 years, 700 cases
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    16 years, 500 cases
  3. Family: 25%
    16 years, 1.5 thousand cases
  4. Domestic Violence: 15%
    16 years, 200 cases



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Matthew James Sundly

    I endorse this lawyer. Bettina is a highly respected attorney with a reputation for excellence in advocacy.


    Matthew Sundly Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Parris Diana Trimble

    Ms. Yanez is great at what she does. She is caring and compassionate towards her clients and is respected in the legal community. She is very professional and does her best to get the best results for her clients.


    Parris Trimble Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

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
Orange County Hispanic Bar AssociationBoard MemberN/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 SeminarFreedom from Parental Custody and Control/Adoption2015
Divorcio segment with El Show de Erazno y la chokolataSobre Divorcio con Erazno y la chokolata2012