Stephen R. Smith

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Member, Whittier Law Review, 1993-1994. Court Approved Guardian Ad Litem in Family Law 1999—. Co-Chair, Maricopa County Bar Association Seminars: "Orders of Protection in Domestic Relations Cases," (1999); "Post-Decree Issues in Family Law," (1999); "A View from the Bench," (2000). Judge Pro Tem of the Maricopa County Superior Court, 2002—.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

(Certified Specialist, Family Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (37)

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody
  • Appellate Practice
  • Child Custody Mediation
  • Child Dependency
  • Child Protection
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Grandparents Custody
  • Grandparents Visitation Rights
  • Interstate Child Custody
  • Juvenile Dependency
  • Parental Kidnapping
  • Parental Rights
  • Termination of Parental Rights
  • Third Party Custody
  • Visitation Rights
  • Alimony
  • Community Property Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Mediation
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Non-Traditional Family Law
  • Palimony
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Restraining Orders
  • Spousal Support

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
602-955-1515  Phone
602-955-0509  Fax
University Attended:
Arizona State University, B.S., Finance, 1991
Law School Attended:
Whittier College, J.D., 1994
Year of First Admission:
1994, Arizona; 1994, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
Maricopa County (Member: Family Law Section, 1994—; Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1999-2001; Continuing Legal Education, Family Law Sub-Committee, 1999-2001) and American Bar Associations; State Bar of Arizona (Member, Family Law Section).
Reported Cases:
Guttierez v. Guttierez, 972 P.2d 676 (1998); Fuentes v. Fuentes, 97 P.3d 876 (App. Div. 1 2004); Brebaugh v. Deane, 118 P.3d 43 (App. Div. 1 2005); McHale v. McHale, 109 P.3d 89 (App. Div. 1 2005); Leathers v. Leathers, 166 P.3d 929 (App. Div. 1 2007).
( Certified Specialist, Family Law, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization )
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover

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