Family relationships are such a personal matter that it can be difficult to imagine a different future than you originally expected. Conflicts and new family needs can change the course of a marriage or parenting. In a complicated situation, being informed is vital to protecting your interests.
Families in Tempe and throughout Arizona trust our attorneys at Barton Mendez Soto PLLC. We offer experienced advocacy, creating unique solutions to help families move forward. Our goal is to find a strategy that will benefit you today as well as a decade from now.
Depending on the type of legal need you have, we will make a customized plan. In divorce, we pay close attention to the value of assets and the long-term effects of gaining or losing certain property. In custody disputes, we help parents find an arrangement that works throughout your day-to-day life. Because every family law matter is personal, we put in the effort to give you personalized answers.
We Tailor Our Services To Match You
Our family law attorney, Jacqueline Mendez Soto, counsels clients for a variety of issues, such as:
- Divorce and property division
- Child custody/parenting time plans
- Child support and alimony
Barton Mendez Soto PLLC assists families respond to a full spectrum of issues with thoroughness, effectiveness, and the dignity and respect all family law matters deserve. We provide effective representation in all aspects of a divorce proceeding, including parenting time plans and division of assets.
Jacqueline Mendez Soto has represented clients in private parental severance proceedings and guided clients through the requirements of adopting children to finalizing their adoptions in court. As an adoption parent herself, Jacqueline has the personal understanding of her clients’ wishes and the challenges faced through these legal proceedings.
Empowering You To Make Informed Decisions
While working with families, our team prioritizes maintaining your dignity and respect. Not every case requires a long trial. We are frequently able to help both parties keep control over the process by agreeing to a fair outcome that suits their needs.
However, when going to court is appropriate, our trial lawyers are dedicated to asserting your interests. Jacqueline Mendez Soto has extensive experience in civil court. She can advise you throughout your case so that you can decide how you want to approach a dispute.
Wills, Trusts And Estate Planning
We also assist clients through their estate planning needs. Our services include preparation of:
- Last wills and testaments
- Medical power of attorneys
- Financial power of attorneys
- Living wills
- Living trusts
- Appointment of conservators and guardians
“The lawyers at Barton Mendez Soto were very helpful in guiding the Classified Staff Association at MCCCD in establishing a non-profit corporation with the mission of representing employees.”- Shannon Ridgeway-Monaco, Former CSA Officer
“Mr. Barton took care of my discrimination case, very grateful for this team of people during such a stressful time.”- Previous Client
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