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PIMA COUNTY LAw FIRM PROVIDES FULL SUPPORT IN MATRIMONIAL matterS involving children AND in PARENTING MATTERS

When you need family law assistance, you deserve a qualified attorney who can break through the emotion and distractions of the parties involved, which often times plague these situations and increases legal fees. In divorce litigation and other family law matters, the Tucson marriage and divorce attorneys at Goldstein & Scopellite, PC provide effective, compassionate representation to our Tucson Arizona clients. We handle a full range of domestic matters, including child custody disputes parenting time and legal decision-making, adoptions, paternity issues and surrogate parenting concerns.  Our experienced family law lawyers have over 85 years of combined experience assisting clients and we will work diligently to protect your rights and interests. Before a small problem gets worse, you can rely on us to develop an effective strategy to help you and your children accomplish your goals.

CARING legal ADVOCATES ADVISE CLIENTS GOING THROUGH A DIVORCE

In Pima County and other parts of Arizona, we are dedicated legal advocates in cases relating to:

  • Divorce — We work closely with our clients to safeguard their legal interests during the divorce process. In many cases, we can minimize the expense and aggravation that is often associated with ending a marriage through skillful negotiation. However, when disputes over spousal maintenance (formerly alimony), property division or parenting matters cannot be worked out, we construct the strongest possible argument for an appropriate outcome and litigate the matter before the court.
  • Child custody — Parenting Time and Legal Decision-Making arrangements usually work best when both parents come to a mutual agreement regarding issues such as child custody decision making authority and parenting time. If this cannot be accomplished, and as Arizona law usually favors shared responsibilities unless one of the parents can be proven to be a risk to the children or unfit in some capacity or another to equally parent, our attorneys will be there to listen and to protect you and your family and to defend you in the best interest of your children.  Our team of supportive lawyers have successfully represented hundreds of  parents going through a division of custody, a divorce, or who have been targeted by the Arizona Department of Child Protective Services and Safety (DCS). We will be there to support you and your family’s interests, and we will be prepared to go to court and litigate in the best interest of your children, if needed.
  • Child support — Our firm advises clients on payments that are required when parents of minor children no longer live together. Based on each parent’s income, time spent housing the child, and other factors, we can assess what the child support rate will be. If complications arise, we can help you seek modification of an existing order or initiate an enforcement proceeding.

At every stage of your matter, our dedicated attorneys take great care to keep you apprised of developments so that you can make informed decisions and maintain control over litigation costs. Whenever possible, we strive to resolve issues outside of court to save you time and money.

KNOWLEDGEABLE COUNSELORS DRAFT PRENUPTIAL AND POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS

Careful planning when you’re getting married can help you avoid significant problems should you break up later.  Our experienced lawyers work closely with couples to prepare prenuptial and postnuptial agreements that state how issues such as property division and spousal maintenance will be handled. Even though you might never need to use such documents, they will ensure that your legal and financial rights are protected in the event of a divorce.

EFFECTIVE ARIZONA ATTORNEYS HANDLE DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL ADOPTIONS

Adding a son or daughter to your home is a tremendous expression of love. Unfortunately, complex rules enforced by the Arizona Department of Child Safety (DPS) Department of Child Services and other authorities can lead to frustration and unnecessary costs. Whether you’re intending to initiate a domestic or international adoption, we will prepare the necessary paperwork and assist you with each aspect of the process, including the background checks.

Contact a skillful Pima County family law attorney to schedule a consultation

Goldstein & Scopellite, PC advises Arizona clients on a full range of family law issues, including divorces and child custody disputes. Please call 520-365-3185 or contact us online to schedule an appointment at our Tucson office.

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    509 S. 6th Ave. (Near Armory Park)
    Tucson, Arizona 85701
    Phone: 520-389-6496
    Fax: 520-202-0392