Family Law and Divorce Attorneys
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Divorce, child support, child custody, paternity, alimony (spousal maintenance), visitation, property settlement and more.
As you prepare for, and work your way through, one of the most
difficult times of your life, you will benefit from our firm's long tradition of skill
in civil litigation and our knowledge of legal issues that often arise
in complex divorces, such as bankruptcy, insurance and business ownership.
Family law attorneys Jon
Schneider and Maria Lomeli and
paralegal Rhonda Chatman assist clients in divorce, legal separation and post-decree matters, including collection
of child support and spousal maintenance, unpaid debts and taxes, modification
of child support and spousal maintenance, and changes to legal decision making
and visitation orders.
In a recent case, Jon
Schneider secured sole custody for a father who had been kept from his three
minor children for nearly six years. Their mother had intentionally hid them
and, without the father’s knowledge, attempted to transfer guardianship of the
children to an uncle.
services in family law include:
legal decision-making (formerly known as "child custody")
dependency hearings in Juvenile Court
grandparent and non-parent rights
allocation of debts and taxes
division of retirement assets
Our attorneys provide representation for order of protection issues and provide essential
advice pertaining to claims of criminal conduct stemming from domestic
relation matters. In addition, our attorneys have broad experience in
establishing guardianships for minor children and initiating actions to
terminate parental rights to free a child for adoption.
We understand the emotional drain of litigation and
potential negative results that can ensue. To that end, our attorneys
assist clients with settlement and alternative dispute resolution, when
appropriate, to avoid the time and expense of litigation.
About Jon Schneider
Firm founder Jon Schneider is a member of the American Board of
Trial Advocates, which requires having served as legal counsel in 20 or more
jury trials, a standard that Jon has more than doubled.
A Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® attorney, Jon is a seven-time
Super Lawyers selectee and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® since
professional memberships include the American Bar Association, Association of
Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA), Defense Research Institute (DRI) and Arizona
Association of Defense Counsel. For more than
15 years, he has served as a Judge Pro Tem in the Arizona Court of Appeals and
in Superior Court.
About Maria Lomeli
Maria Lomeli joined Schneider & Onofry in the summer of 2014 after completing a distinguished academic career at the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation, construction litigation, insurance defense and family law.