Family Law & Divorce

Our family law philosophy and methods have been tried and tested in four different California counties and have proven to provide consistent resolution for our clients.

Domestic Violence Defense

Why You Need an Experienced Domestic Violence Attorney

Legal Guardianships

What You Should Know About Legal Guardianships


Welcome to The Law Office of André J. Ausseresses, APC. When you’re facing divorce we know that what’s most important is custody that is in both you and your child’s best interest, along with a fair division of assets and debts and finding your way without undue stress. You need an experienced divorce lawyer that keeps things as simple as possible.

our mission

We keep your rights, and the interests of your child, first in everything we do. We understand that separation and divorce can create stress, financial burdens, and emotion that you never expected. As the best family law attorney in Orange county, our focus and dedication is on you and your child, Because Your Family Matters!

What We Do

The Law Office of André J. Ausseresses, APC is a family law firm providing legal assistance in divorce, domestic violence, restraining orders, legal guardianships, paternity matter, child custody, child visitation, child support, alimony, and equitable property division. Serving all of Orange County, California.


Divorce isn’t something anyone takes lightly. Family law in California isn’t just confusing; it’s something that no one should have to muddle through alone.

Domestic Violence

Fighting for the Accused & Those Seeking Protection! Domestic Violence is very serious. If found liable, it may affect your custodial rights and even employment.

Legal Guardianships

Becoming the guardian of a child can make a huge difference in their life. However, becoming a guardian isn’t always easy. Having an experienced attorney on your side can help.

What to Do if a Restraining Order Has Been Issued Against You

At The Law Office of André J. Ausseresses, APC, we’ve helped many people who were accused of domestic violence, and that often includes being issued a restraining order. If you were recently issued a restraining order, don’t panic. The best way to proceed is to do so...

Resources for New Guardians of Children in California

Being the guardian of a child is a big job. The decisions you make while you’re entrusted with the care, education, and upbringing of a child can affect them for the rest of their life. Whether or not you already have kids of your own or have been a guardian to...

How to Safely Leave a Dangerous Domestic Living Situation

No one should have to live in fear, but that’s the reality for millions of men and women who are victims of domestic violence. Unlike other types of violence, domestic violence can seem like a permanent fixture in victims’ lives—especially when they live with their...

Tips for Finding the Right Guardianship Lawyer

Around 12% of Americans hire a lawyer in any given year. Over the course of a lifetime, most people still need the assistance of a lawyer at least once, and often multiple times. If you’re thinking about becoming the guardian of a child, it’s important to have a...

How a Lawyer Can Help If You’re Accused of Domestic Violence

If you were recently accused of domestic violence, you need to make dealing with this accusation your biggest priority in life. This is not a matter that you can put off or hope it resolves on its own. Domestic violence is a serious accusation with serious...

How to Help a Domestic Violence Victim

Domestic violence isn’t just traumatic for the victims. It can also be devastating for the people who know and love them. Too often, people who know domestic violence victims feel helpless. They may watch their relationships get worse and worse over time, and what...

How Are Guardianships Ended in California?

Becoming the guardian of a child can be a difficult, lengthy, and complex process. While some guardianships are meant to be temporary, others are supposed to last until the children turn 18 years old and become legal adults. However, life circumstances can change long...

Why Do You Need a Lawyer to Help You Become a Guardian?

When many people think of situations that require hiring a lawyer, they think of a car accident where someone else crashed into them, a bitter and highly contested divorce, or getting fired from a job because of a disability or protected condition. Not many people...

How to Stay Safe While Your Domestic Violence Case Is Underway

If you’re a victim of domestic violence or abuse, you may feel helpless, scared, and intimidated. Reaching out for help is a difficult first step, but it can make all the difference in the world in your future and your children’s future. However, many people who seek...

Should You Adopt, Foster, or Become the Guardian of a Child in Need?

If you know of a child in need of a better home life and you feel like you can make a difference in their upbringing, you may wish to bring them into your home. In doing so, you have three options: adopting the child, becoming a foster parent to the child, or becoming...

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Helping you through family law matters such as divorce, domestic violence, legal guardianship, child support, child custody, visitation rights, alimony and more.
Serving all of Orange County, California.
Call: (949) 244-8871

What Our Clients Say About Us

This firm really cared. They gave me personal attention when I was going through my divorce. I found them to be very detailed and kept me informed every step of the way. The took away the edge of what was a trying and stressful time for me. A competent, compassionate, thorough, personal and a professional law firm.

Shamshir T.

Chino Hills, CA

Caring and professional! Wouldn't go anywhere else! I have had a such a GREAT experience working with this team, I had to! Everyone in the office is knowledgeable, professional, kind and quick to respond. It would truly be a mistake to go anywhere else for the services they provide!

Lacy S.

Riverside, CA

They handled my case very well. They scoured through the details and supplied good communication so I always felt informed and clear about my position within the litigation. Each time we meet the staff was very informed and clear on the details of my case and goals for which I hired them.


Orange County, CA