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Ellie E. Ortiz

Ellie is the owner and founder of Laguna Legal.  Ellie and her team have been helping clients prepare their legal documents since 1998.  Read the About Ellie tab for more information about Ellie and her background.  Ellie is very proud of her team.  They are professional, hardworking, detail oriented and take great care of Laguna Legal’s clients.    

Janet Rico

Janet is an experienced Paralegal with a background in personal injury law.  Prior to joining Laguna Legal, Janet was a mortgage underwriter for over 20 years and worked for some of the largest lenders in the country.  She has a wealth of knowledge about the real estate industry which she uses in her role at Laguna Legal to prepare Living Trusts and other real estate related documents.  She always takes the time to make sure your documents are accurate, and your wishes are well represented.  Janet earned her certificate in Paralegal studies from Kensington College and will soon be a Notary Public.  She describes herself as an avid reader, animal advocate, and enthusiastic world traveler.  She believes in serving the community and is a lifelong blood and platelets donor.

Layla Ortiz

Layla Ortiz is a graduate from Pepperdine University with a degree in Advertising and Marketing and is in the process of becoming a notary public.  Following her graduation, Layla has utilized her skills in marketing and content creation to help Laguna Legal grow to the next level.  Layla has worked at Laguna Legal since she was 16 years old and has taken on many different roles within the company. Layla’s current position includes customer billing and handling Monthly Memberships. In her free time, she loves to crochet and is a pet mom to her cat Luna and her snake Monty. 

Siena Davis

Siena Davis is the document recording specialist for Laguna Legal and a notary public.  Siena prepares our deeds and meets with clients regularly to facilitate their document signings.  Occasionally, she can be found at the Orange County Association of Realtors Marketing Meetings, with her bubbly personality which pairs finely with Cava, the well-known Laguna Legal giveaway.  Siena is an avid golfer and can hold her own against the pros.  

Atefeh Elyas

Atefeh Elyas started her career at Laguna Legal as a marketing rep.  She continues to further her education and while doing so, assists with all Laguna Legal marketing events. 

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Our Legal Services

With our help, you and your spouse will work through the issues that need to be resolved so that your marriage can end as amicably and cost effectively as possible. 

We will prepare and file all necessary paperwork and serve all parties.  The entire process can be discussed in a Consultation prior to engaging our services. 

Save your loved ones the cost, stress and delay of going through the legal process. Learn more about how we can help you with your Living Trust.

We will aggressively work to have negative, false or damaging information removed from your credit report. Learn more about our costs and process.

Contact us to schedule a Consultation meeting if you would like to discuss the requirements for a Corporation in your state.

Will will help you to setup everything you need to open a new business, and even a bank account for the newly formed LLC business.

Our Eviction/Unlawful Detainer service helps you during the legal process by which a landlord may terminate a tenant’s right to remain on the property. 

Probate is the judicial process that distributes a person’s assets after they die.  In most states, probate is required even if there is a Will. 

For our full involvement throughout the custody process until the custody is finalized or our office is no longer needed.

 Learn how to receive full assistance with all paperwork and our mediation services to assist you with a Stipulation.

Real Estate Documents

We are experts at preparing  accommodation deeds in all California counties as well as out of state. We have built successful relationships with many escrow companies.

We are experts at preparing  accommodation deeds in all California counties as well as out of state. We have built successful relationships with many escrow companies.

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About Us

We’ve been providing Southern California with Excellent Legal Document and Divorce Mediation services since 1998.

We service the following counties: Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Kern, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Imperial.

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Laguna Legal Headquarters
24800 Chrisanta Drive, Suite 200
Mission Viejo, CA 92691




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Bonded and Certified Legal Document Assistant, LDA #267. We are not attorneys and cannot give legal advice. A Legal Document Assistant provides only self help service to a member of the public who is representing him/her self in a legal matter. We are, however, very experienced and knowledgeable in preparation of living trusts, deeds and other legal documents including divorce mediation. We work closely with several attorneys who can give you the legal advice you need.