Ron Chaplin

Attorney, Ron Chaplin

About Ron Chaplin

Mr. Chaplin is an accomplished divorce and family law attorney, who brings exceptional legal skills and more than two decades of experience to Moshtael Family Law in Orange County, CA.

He is admitted to practice before all California State Courts as well as the Eastern District Federal Court, the Northern District Federal Court, and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Mr. Chaplin graduated from California State University Chico with highest honors in Political Science. He completed his Juris Doctorate (J.D.) at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1997.

During his years at the law school (1994 to 1997), Mr. Chaplin received the opportunity to hone his skills with hands-on experience of working for the Utah Attorney General's office, the Salt Lake County District attorney's office, and the El Dorado County District attorney's office.


Following his admission to the California State Bar, Mr. Chaplin began working with Hardin, Cook, Loper, Engel, and Burgess in Oakland, CA, where he handled complex asbestos litigation. He then returned to Chico where he practiced in insurance defense.

Prior to joining Moshtael Family Law, Mr. Chaplin was a partner at Jacobs, Anderson, Potter & Chaplin, LLP where he practiced family law and personal injury law.

Expertise in Family Law

Mr. Chaplin has extensive knowledge and understanding of California family law and is passionate about utilizing his deep legal expertise to assist his clients who are going through a marital dissolution.

He will provide his personalized attention to every client, and help them achieve their goals through his exceptional legal insight and competence. His clients trust him for his complete dedication to their needs and concerns, and his ability to achieve the outcomes they expect of him.

Focus Areas

  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Child Custody
  • Property Division

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