Randi Sirlin

Randi Sirlin

SIRLIN LAW FIRM,LLC 602-561-8107 phoenixdivorcegroup.com
  • Family Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • Arizona
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Biography

Ms. Sirlin has practiced family law for almost 25 years. She has a unique perspective in that she experienced a very contentious "custody battle" as a child, which spanned many years. Ms. Sirlin primary practices family law litigation and appellate law (appeals). She is also trained as a Family Law Mediator and received her Certification of Training in Collaborative Divorce.

While almost all of the current practice is in family law, Ms. Sirlin has substantial experience in criminal defense law.

While always striving to assist clients with informal settlement of their cases, Ms. Sirlin is also an aggressive courtroom advocate, when necessary.

Ms. Sirlin maintains a caseload which ensures each client has direct access to an attorney at all times.

While Ms. Sirlin has primary responsibility for all client matters, when needed, other attorneys and legal assistants are available. All attorney time spent doing legal assistant tasks are billed at a legal assistant rate.

Ms. Sirlin truly cares about her clients and their families and always puts what is best for them above any financial and/or "business" considerations of her career.

Her motto is that It is best to live a life you can be proud of, do a job you love and help others. Helping others gives meaning and purpose to one's life.

It is extremely common that a potential client arrives to meet Ms. Sirlin, clearly feeling anxious and overwhelmed and it is extremely common to see them leave the meeting noticeably reassured and calm.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Additional Practice Areas
  • Legal Decision Making, Parenting Time
  • Child Support and Arrears
  • Jurisdiction and Venue
  • Father's Rights
  • Modification of Decision Making, Parenting Time, Child Support
  • Relocation of minor children
  • Child Custody
  • Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enactment Act
  • Uniform Child Support Enforcement Act
  • Domesticating Out of State Orders
  • Prenuptial Agreements and Litigation
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Domestic Relations
  • High Asset cases
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Paypal
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $150 consultation for 1.5 hours minimum. Full representation Flat Fees, Unbundled Legal Services, Limited Scope are all options for you, Pro Bono for those who qualify. Effective, affordable representation, advance fees may be made in payments when appropriate. I strive to provide legal representation to all and if a client cannot afford full representation, I always discuss other options.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
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9th Circuit
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Professional Experience
Maricopa Superior Court Arbitrator
Arbitrator, Maricopa Superior Court
- Current
Selected each year to serve as an arbitrator in matters subject to mandatory mediation in civil matters for Maricopa Superior Court
Education
Westford College
Licensed Real Estate Sales Person (2007) | Real Estate
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James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
J.D. | Law
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Was impressed with myself after receiving "A" grade in Charles Ares' classes! I did it because it was a welcome challenge. Also enjoyed Kenny Hegland's contract law during year 1. Met quality students and so many in our class became successful attorneys.
Activities: Study, Study, Study.
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University of Arizona
B.A. | General Studies
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College at the U of A was wonderful. I received a quality education at an affordable price.
Honors: Political Science, honor student throughout education
Activities: Taking part in post-graduate philosophy classes with Alan Buchanan, who believed more in me than I did.
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Kingswood/Cranbrook
H.S. | College Preparatory
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Wonderful experience. Despite the higher standards, I was still accepted at all colleges applied to, including University of Michigan.
Honors: English
Activities: Study, study, study!
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Professional Associations
Arizona State Bar
Member
Current
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Arizona Court of Appeals
Attorney
Current
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U.S. Bankruptcy, 9th Circuit
Attorney
Current
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Arizona Small Business Association
- Current
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Arizona Women's Lawyer Association
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Websites & Blogs
Website
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Phoenix Divorce Group
Legal Answers
145 Questions Answered
Q. What should I file if the respondent in a custody case filed a response but never showed up to court? Default decree?
A: I would need to know more about your matter in order to answer the question. In some counties in Arizona, you may set up an account with the court's electronic filing system. It is important that you enter into the registration system the driver's license currently on file with the Department of Motor Vehicles. You may find the court, on its own motion, defaulted the Respondent. If not, you will need to file a motion. You should contact an experienced family law attorney for assistance and if you are not satisfied with the court's own actions or inactions, seek out an experienced family law attorney who specializes in post-order motions and family law special actions and appeals to inquire as to whether you should seek relief in a higher court.
Q. How do i go about getting guardianship of my grandson age 14
A: Because I do not know the facts of your situation, including the status of the parents and your relationship to the child, I am not able to answer the question. However, you should contact an experienced family law attorney and, if you are not happy with the results you obtain in court, contact an experienced appellate family law attorney to inquire as to whether you may obtain post-order relief and/or whether you should file a Notice of Appeal and seek relief in a higher court.
Q. Have an IV-D Establishment of Support hearing coming up in July. Just wanted to know can I ask for parenting time then?
A: You likely will not be able to ask for parenting time or legal decision-making (formally called "custody") at a IV-D hearing. Also, you may need to domesticate the Wisconsin judgment. Finally, there is a fee to be paid for filing any action and service must be effectuated. You should contact an experienced family law attorney and, if you are unhappy with the result you obtain in court, contact an experienced family law appellate attorney (for an appeal to a higher court) to discuss whether you have a viable family law appeal.
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Contact & Map
SIRLIN LAW FIRM, LLC
2390 E Camelback Rd., Ste. 130
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Telephone: (602) 561-8107
Cell: (520) 366-3900
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 11 AM - 4 PM
Notice: Evening and Sunday appointments available upon request.