Singer Pistiner, P.C. provides legal representation for clients in Peoria who are involved in family law matters. We represent husbands, wives, parents, grandparents, and anyone else with an issue that could impact their family life. From child custody to grandparent visitation rights to adoption, divorce, and domestic violence issues, our firm aims to provide aggressive representation to clients facing important issues that affect their family bonds.
Having an experienced family law attorney is vital to guide you through the process of making decisions affecting your family and finances. You need an attorney with compassion, strong legal skills, excellent negotiating skills, and experience litigating before the courts. Our Peoria family law attorneys have the skills and strong family law backgrounds you need to advocate for you. Give us a call today to find out more about the assistance that we can offer.
Life in Peoria
Peoria is a city in Arizona which is located in both Maricopa County and Yavapai County. The majority of the city is in Maricopa. Peoria is considered to be a suburb of Phoenix, and there was a population of more than 154,000 people in Peoria as of the most recent census. Peoria has been named among the Top 100 Places to Live. The city is the location of spring training for the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres, and it is the sixth largest city in Arizona in terms of land area.
Activities for Parents and Children
Family law issues you can sometimes be stressful for children and families. Doing fun activities together can help to take you children’s mind off of a divorce or separation, and can be a great way to bond with kids after adoption or during visitation time. There are plenty of fun activities to do with children in Peoria, Arizona including:
- Jumper’s Jungle Family Fun Center: This indoor family fun center is a great place for parties, although kids can also enjoy open play. There are jungle bouncers, sports games, slides, and more.
- Sky Zone Trampoline Park: Kids will love this trampoline park where they can bounce around and get exercise in a fun and friendly environment.
- The Saltwater Junkies: Parents and kids will love all of the fish and the beautiful coral, some of which is fagged on site.
When you are separating or divorced and have limited time with your kids, it is important to make the most of your time. It’s also important to build strong bonds with adopted children, including adopted step-children. Doing these activities together can give you time to enjoy something fun and low-key as you spend time enjoying each other’s company.
Domestic Violence Resources in Peoria
If you are being victimized by domestic violence in Peoria, there are local resources that can help you. One of the best places to go for help is the Protective Order Center at the Superior Court in Maricopa County. This is a specialized center designed to make it easier for abuse victims to secure a domestic violence protection order. A domestic violence protection order can prohibit an abusive partner from approaching you and from continuing the pattern of threatening behavior.
While an emergency order of protection can be obtained from any court or from any law enforcement location in Peoria, you’ll need to go to the Protective Order Center the next business day in order to get a permanent protective order. A Peoria family law attorney can provide assistance in securing a protective order and can help you to understand how protective orders are enforced.
You can also find shelters where you can get emergency accommodations when you must leave a dangerous situation. For example, Eve’s Place is located in Peoria Arizona and provides help to those who are being harmed by family violence.
Family Court in Peoria
There are several different Superior Court Complex locations for Maricopa County courts, including downtown; in Phoenix serving the Northeast region of Maricopa County; in Surprise serving the Northwest region of Maricopa County; and in Mesa serving the Southeast region of Maricopa County.
Those who have a family law issue in Maricopa County may access the court’s FAQ page for more information about the services the court provides and to find out about how to use the family court system to protect you. However, there is no substitute for legal advice and it is important you consult with an attorney for personalized one-on-one help with your family law issue. Be certain you work with a local lawyer who understands the family court system in Peoria.
For those who live in Yavapai County, you can reach the family court at (928) 777-3040. There is a Yavapai County Courthouse located in Prescott, AZ and a Yavapai Superior Court in Camp Verde.
How a Peoria Family Law Attorney Can Help You
Singer Pistiner, P.C. has extensive experience providing assistance to individuals and families in the Peoria area who are facing family law issues. Whether you are concerned about child custody, are getting a divorce, want help with a prenup, or have any other family law issues, our legal team can provide you with the guidance and advice you need to protect yourself, your children and your finances.
Family law matters can be complicated, and the stakes are high when important relationships are involved. Don’t try to handle issues like negotiating a divorce settlement or getting a domestic violence protection order without the right legal help. To learn more about the ways in which Peoria family law attorneys can help you with divorce and family law issues, download our free divorce guide.
You can also give us a call at 602-264-0440 or contact us online to speak with an attorney who knows the family court system in Peoria and who can provide the help you need with any issues that arise that involve the family courts. Call today to get an advocate on your side.