About Us

About Us

It is our mission and purpose to serve you and your family and we strive to help you attain your goals. When life gets difficult, know that you are not alone. Our seasoned family law attorneys are knowledgeable, experienced and capable of providing a full range of services to help you through this challenging time. We will listen to your needs and respond in a timely fashion. When you need competent, professional and respectful legal representation - Johnson Family Law Group is here for you.

About our Firm

Johnson Attorneys Group is the prominent family law firm serving the diverse Orange County community and should be your first phone call in any family law case. James Johnson started a family law practice because he believes every family is worth fighting for. He is the son of a college professor and a kindergarten teacher and is one of seven brothers and sisters. Now he and his wife are raising their son and three daughters here in Orange County.

When it’s time to put your trust in an attorney and you are ready to meet with a high-quality legal professional, call Johnson Attorneys Group and speak with one of our Newport Beach family law attorneys. We have your best interests in mind and we will protect you.

Put Our Extensive Experience To Work For You

There are many lawyers who practice family law, but how many of them take the time to get to know you and your family? Every client has unique circumstances and needs that require an individualized and tailored approach based on the psychological and financial health of the entire family. The Johnson Attorneys Group legal team has served thousands of clients and helped them resolve their issues. We understand that your situation is delicate and it takes collaboration between you, our client, and us, your representation, to find solutions that will work. Our lawyers have the expertise and competence to guide you through the minefield of family law and reach positive solutions. This is one of the main reasons that many of our new clients come as referrals from satisfied clients.

Answers to Common California Family Law Questions


How Long Does A Divorce Take In California?

The laws around divorce in California are outlined very specifically and there are certain steps that must be taken in order to finalize a marriage dissolution. If both parties agree on everything and all the financial orders are laid out and dealt with, the dissolution can happen very quickly. Alternatively, a contested divorce could span the course of several years and involve multiple parties and mountains of paperwork...

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Who Has To Pay Alimony Or Spousal Support?

Alimony laws in California can get complicated and it’s important that you understand the need for legal representation when discussing alimony or spousal support payments. There are many financial calculations and algorithms that are used to determine who has to pay who and how much. Alimony or spousal support is designed to help a spouse after a divorce or separation maintain the style of living they were accustomed to in the marriage....

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How Does Child Custody Work In California?

Often times, spouses can work together on a child visitation arrangement or a child custody agreement. Many other times they cannot agree, and this is why there are custody laws in California. The courts are in the position to designate physical custody and legal custody, should the need arise and the parents are unable to make this decision for their family. In these cases the courts will need to weigh specific factors in determining which parent...

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