Mesa Family Law Attorneys

Helping Families Navigate Divorce Since 1997

At Liszewski Law Group, PLLC we have over 20 years of combined experience handling a variety of complicated family law concerns. When you work with our team, we will take the time to get to know you and your situation. This allows us to determine the best course of legal action to take and helps us better accommodate your needs throughout your case.

Personalized Service for a Variety of Family Matters

No matter what type of family law or divorce issue you are facing, contact Liszewski Law Group, PLLC as soon as possible! When you work with us, you will work one-on-one with a member of our legal team. Take confidence that our Mesa divorce attorneys are prepared to protect your rights in the most complex situations.

Here are just a few of the common cases we handle:

How Much Will My Case Cost?

To petition the court for divorce, legal separation, or annulment, the court costs will amount to about $300. To see a list of each petition and its corresponding fee, visit the family court fees for the Superior Court of Maricopa County.

Do I Have to Go to Court for Divorce?

Because divorce must be filed in court, the person who petitions for divorce must spend at least some time in a courthouse. After papers are served, however, you can minimize your time in court dramatically by pursuing uncontested divorce, mediation, or collaborative divorce.

These options allow a couple to resolve key issues related to their dissolution – including alimony and custody – without resorting to litigation. Because it is sometimes advisable to settle your differences in court, you should always consult with a Mesa family lawyer before deciding on an approach or attempting to negotiate the terms of your divorce.

Important Family Law Terms That You Need To Know

Family law can, at times, be quite complex. To help you better prepare for your case, our attorneys have included a list of some of the most important family law terms. Contact our firm today for any additional questions related to your situation.

  • Action – Any dispute that needs to be settled in court
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution – A method of solving a family law dispute outside of court, such as mediation
  • Appeal – Requesting that a higher court change the decision that was made by a lower court
  • Burden of proof – The evidence that a person must provide to show that they are correct
  • Child support – Money that one parent must pay to the other parent for their child's expenses
  • Contempt – Disobedience of a family court order
  • Decree – Final decision
  • Dissolution of marriage – Divorce, legal ending of marriage
  • Garnishment – Wages that are withheld from a debtor and applied to a debt for child support or spousal support
  • Guardian Ad Litem – A person who is appointed by court to make recommendations about what they think is best for minor children
  • Hearing – A scheduled meeting at court for both parties to present evidence
  • Mediation – Alternative dispute resolution method in which both spouses use a third party to help them settle.
  • Spousal Maintenance – Money for one spouse that is paid by the other spouse (also known as alimony & spousal support)

Work with Liszewski Law Group, PLLC today!

At our firm, we stand ready to provide you with personalized, dedicated counsel for your case. To learn more about your options for filing for divorce in Arizona, contact a divorce lawyer from our team today orcomplete our online case evaluation form to get started.

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