Arizona Family Lawyers
Whether you're facing a divorce, custody battle, or spousal support hearing, facts and information are crucial to supporting your case and protecting your rights. If your spouse has hidden money in bank accounts you never knew existed or suffers from an addiction that could put your children at risk, you need a divorce lawyer who can expose and collect facts important to your case.
The Family law attorneys at the Stewart Law Group, pllc have experience working with...
Phoenix, AZ Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Tucson Association of Collaborative Divorce Law (international association), University of Phoenix and James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
While always striving to assist clients with informal settlement of their cases, Ms. Sirlin is also an aggressive courtroom advocate, when necessary.
Ms. Sirlin maintains a caseload which ensures each client has direct access to an attorney at all times.
As an adopted child herself, and with two adopted siblings, Jessica's knowledge and personal experiences offer a unique perspective in adoption law.
Michael Ziton Lawyer admitted to the Arizona Bar in 1992. Michael Ziton established his criminal defense practice in 2001 to protect the rights of the accused. With more than 80 jury trials, Michael Ziton has tremendous experience in the courtroom. It is important to have an attorney that knows the...
Arizona Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Arizona Justice Institute
Maricopa County Volunteer Lawyers Program
Dealing with family law issues?
Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.
Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.
Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.
Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.
No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.
Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.
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