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Family Law Overview

Although we specialize in several areas of practice, our greatest passion is family law. We believe in giving families peace of mind no matter their situation, and we fight hard to maintain that peace. Whether you’re filing for dissolution or divorce, determining custody of your children, or thinking about adopting children, our experienced attorneys are here to help you every step of the way.

Our Arizona attorneys have 30+ years of experience as family lawyers, and we fully understand the finer nuances of Arizona family law. If you are in need of an attorney for family law strategies, our Phoenix and Mesa family law attorneys will fight for you with passion and grit. We take the time to listen to our clients’ needs so we can represent you effectively.

During our private, one-on-one consultation, we’ll take the necessary time to answer and and all of our questions surrounding Arizona’s family laws, your family’s unique situation, and the possible court outcomes. We encourage everyone who meets with our family law attorneys to come with questions prepared. We’ll go over them one-by-one until you feel you are equipped with the necessary knowledge to select the best family lawyer for your needs.

Divorce

Legally termed a dissolution of marriage, divorces can range from simple and amicable to complex and adversarial.

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Child Custody

One of the hardest choices to make when filing for divorce is the choice of who will have primary child custody.

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Spousal Support

Also known as alimony, spousal support may be awarded when a spouse cannot meet his or her needs without support.

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Your Family Law Team

With more than 30 years as Phoenix family lawyers, there’s few scenarios we have yet to come across. We know that dealing with divorce or other family law matters can often be an upsetting experience. We will work tirelessly to maintain peace and civility between all parties to minimize stress. We will fight vigilantly for your rights and the best interests of you and your children.

DeeAn Gillespie Strub

Nothing excites DeeAn more than helping people and families, especially those who unfairly find themselves in a challenging legal situation. Known for her compassion and determination, DeeAn cares deeply about her clients and has the courage and competence to help them.

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Mark Shields

Because a family law issue is so important and so personal, it should be handled by someone who cares. Mark believes that being down to earth and an honest, approachable guy is just as important in the practice of law as it is in life in general.

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David L. Goldfarb

David believes his role as a legal counselor is to help people understand their legal rights and how the legal system works. A veteran litigator, he helps his clients through every step of the legal process, which can often be traumatic and complex.

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Jeffrey McCombs

Jeffrey has a pragmatic and realistic approach towards the practice of law and is dedicated to helping people in their time of need. He strives earnestly to help the parties cooperate to achieve a better outcome than they would have otherwise have achieved through conflict alone.

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Robert Newell

Robert believes in weighing every option and exploring every potential solution to his clients’ legal troubles. He does everything in his power to give them the best options to choose from, and advises his clients as they make the final decisions on how to proceed.

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Insightful Articles

It is said that ‘knowledge is power.” Our attorneys draw upon their knowledge of the law and their case experience to empower others with timely, practical and relevant posts and articles.

INTRODUCING THE LAWGIVERS

This confluence of lawgivers from many different backgrounds, religions, time periods and cultures is poetic. It speaks not only to the diversity of the many legal forebears to whom America is indebted but also to the great diversity inherent to the American...

5 Tips for Arizona Prenuptial Agreements

We sat down with knowledgeable Arizona attorneys Robert Newell and Mark Shields to discuss prenuptial agreements. Read on to learn five helpful prenup tips straight from the experts! 1. A PRENUP OR IT DIDN’T HAPPEN With divorce rates so high in today’s cynical,...

Life, Law, and Running Marathons

The lessons I learned over the next several months taught me quite a bit about life. That goes without saying. Throughout that process, I was surprised at how many parallels there were between running 26.2 mile races and . . . family law. About seven years ago, two...

40 Facts About Two Parent Families

In the 1960s, for example, nearly 95 percent of babies were born to couples who were married. Today, 40 percent are born to women who are either single or living with a non-married partner. THE AMERICAN FAMILY TODAY The “typical” American family has changed radically...

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