Phoenix Divorce Attorney

Going through a divorce can be extremely difficult and emotional. Having an experienced family law firm on your side can help alleviate some of the stressors that manifest during this time. Divorce laws vary by state and can be quite complex. Paradise Valley Family Law understands the local laws and procedures and can guide you through the process. We’ll advise you on important matters like custody, spousal support, and division of assets and debts.

Should You Hire An Arizona Divorce Attorney?

Going through a divorce can be an emotionally trying and legally complex process. You may be wondering if hiring an attorney is necessary or if you can handle the divorce on your own. An experienced Arizona divorce attorney can provide invaluable guidance and support during this difficult transition. Though attorneys do come with additional costs, the benefits often outweigh the expense.

What Are The Benefits of Hiring An Arizona Divorce Attorney?

An attorney who specializes in family law can help ensure your rights are protected and your interests represented in the divorce proceedings. They will know the intricacies of Arizona divorce laws and what needs to be done to reach the outcome you desire. A lawyer can handle all the required paperwork, filings, and communications with your spouse and the court system. This saves you time and reduces stress. Your attorney can also objectively evaluate any settlement offers and negotiate favorable terms for child custody, spousal maintenance, property division, and other aspects of your divorce. Their experience litigating divorces gives them leverage during negotiations.

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What Does An Arizona Divorce Attorney Do?

Some key responsibilities of your divorce attorney may include: reviewing your assets and financial records, calculating support payments and division of property, communicating with your spouse's attorney, filing motions and court documents, representing you at court hearings, and helping craft a parenting plan and divorce settlement agreement. Your lawyer will walk you through each step of the process, explain your options, and provide expert recommendations based on your situation and goals.

Our Testimonials

“In all my dealings with Lyndsey and her firm, I find them to be extremely professional, concerned, and genuinely caring. Lyndsey is not about billable hours but absolutely concentrates on doing what’s best for her clients. I highly recommend Lyndsey and her firm.” – Ter Cam.

“Lyndsey and her team provided timely, thorough, and accurate assessments of my pending divorce. We were able to mutually agree on a settlement with no litigation. They are real professionals.” – Greg Garifo.

“Lyndsey is amazing! She is extremely responsive and will fight for you. My divorce was complicated, and she did an amazing job navigating through it all and overcoming many obstacles. I highly recommend her.” – Kristen Copenhaver

Contact An Arizona Divorce Attorney Today

Are you facing family law issues? Do you need help sorting out child custody or support? Do you need to make modifications to existing family law orders? Paradise Valley Family Law can help. Contact us today to get started.

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Arizona Divorce FAQs

How long does it take to get a divorce in Arizona?

In Arizona, there is a mandatory waiting period of at least 60 days after filing before a divorce can be finalized. Uncontested divorces typically take 3-6 months, while contested divorces can take over a year.

What happens to retirement and pension plans in an Arizona divorce?

Retirement accounts and pensions earned during the marriage are considered community property. The value is divided equitably between spouses as part of the overall property settlement.

When does an Arizona divorce become final?

Once the judge signs the divorce decree and any waiting period passes, the divorce is considered final. In Arizona, you must wait at least 60 days after filing.