Specializing in all aspects of family law, including divorce, property division, child support, spousal support, and child custody, Castle & Monarch is ready to achieve positive settlements or judgments in your case. With five decades of trial experience, our reputation for unparalleled success in court is a powerful tool in negotiations and settlements. We are prepared to represent our clients’ best interests both inside and outside the courtroom.

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When it comes to divorce, California is in a “no fault” state. Learn more…

 Child Support

Child support becomes an issue for couples that have minor children Learn more…

 Child Custody

If there are minor children involved during the divorce, it is necessary to obtain orders for child custody. Learn more…

 Spousal Support

In California, the court has the authority to order spousal support payable by one party to the other. Learn more…


Meet Our Attorneys


Michael Monarch

As a managing partner of Castle & Monarch, Michael Monarch has nearly 25 years of family law experience.  Mr. Monarch was admitted to the California State Bar in 1991, and joined the firm of Millard & Castle shortly after.  He became partner in 1998 and was appointed to the role of managing partner in 2003.


Dale Castle

As a founding member of Castle & Monarch, Dale Castle has been practicing law for more than 40 years.  Mr. Castle was admitted to the bar in 1973 and has been an active member of the Orange County legal community.  He is recognized as a Certified Family Law Specialist by the California Board of Legal Specialization.


David Monarch

David Monarch joined the Castle & Monarch Family Law shortly after being admitted to the California State Bar in 2006.  The California Board of Legalization Specialization deemed Mr. Monarch a Certified Law Specialist in 2012.  Additionally, He is a member of the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Certified Family Law Specialists.


Daniel Monarch

Daniel Monarch joined Castle & Monarch Family Law in 2003, as he finished his J.D.  He was admitted to the California State Bar and Orange County Bar Association in 2007.  In 2014, the California Board of Legal Specialization deemed Mr. Monarch a Certified Family Law Specialist.


I have worked with many of the highest level attorneys throughout my professional career. None of them were as prepared and well respected as Castle & Monarch.
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