Diocese of Orange
Office of Canonical Services
13280 Chapman Avenue
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Phone: 714-282-3080
Fax: 714-282-3087
Email: marriagetribunal@rcbo.org

Mission Statement

To administer justice to the people of God in the local Church.

General Description

The Office of Canonical Services seeks to administer justice primarily by means of deciding cases of marriage nullity and by offering insight and advice concerning other issues which depend upon canon law.

Judicial Vicar:

Very Rev. E. Scott Borgman, JCD

Adjutant Judicial Vicars

Rev. Msgr. Douglas J. Cook, JCL

Rev. Viet Peter Ho, JCD

Defenders of the Bond

Rev. John Caronan, O.Praem., JCL

Rev. Sy Nguyen, JCL

Judges

Rev. Msgr. Stephen Doktorczyk, JCD

Rev. Msgr. Douglas Cook, JCL

Mr. Fernando Engel, JCL

Rev. Msgr. Tuan Joseph Pham, JCL

Rev. Viet Peter Ho, JCD

Moderator

Susan Stankis

Advocates

Deacon Thomas McGuine

Deacon Carl Swanson

Deacon Minh Tong

Susan Stankis

Paula Lynn

Kimtrang T. Bui

Isabel Cruz

Tribunal Staff

Paula Lynn

Kimtrang T. Bui

Stephen Shon

Isabel Cruz

Tribunal Support

Deacon Thomas McGuine

Deacon Carl Swanson

Deacon Minh Tong