Stephen M Vincent

Stephen M Vincent

Attorney at State 48 Law
  • Divorce, Family Law, Appeals & Appellate ...
  • Arizona
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Stephen Vincent, Attorney, is a lifelong writer who uses this skill to explain clearly and memorably a client’s case to judges. A native of St. George, Utah, Stephen attended Arizona State University for law school where he interned for the Goldwater Institute and worked as a Justice Court mediator. After law school, Stephen worked for a year at the Washington County (Utah) Attorney’s Office. While there, he drafted county ordinances, assisted in homicide prosecutions, and headed up a major project to protect the county’s access to federal lands.

Before law school, Stephen worked as a sportswriter in Utah. He has also taught writing and communication courses at Southern Utah University and Dixie State University. Because of his background as a professional writer and writing instructor, Stephen is the ideal person to tell your story. Stephen loves sports and spending time with his 24 nieces and nephews.

Admitted: 2013, Arizona, 2013; 2014.

Undergraduate: B.A. in Print Journalism from Brigham Young University with a minor in English.

Graduate: Master’s in Rhetorical Communication from Southern Utah University.

Law School: Arizona State University, J.D., 2013

Practice Areas
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Appeals & Appellate
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Family Arbitration
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Arizona
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  • English
Professional Experience
Client Intake Attorney and Appellate Attorney
State 48 Law
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Senior Attorney
Best Law Firm
Special Deputy County Attorney
Washington County (Utah) Attorney's Office
Arizona State University
J.D. (2013) | Law
Honors: Four-time Pedrick Scholar (Dean's List) CALI Award in Arizona Media Law
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Southern Utah University
M.A. (2008) | Communication
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Brigham Young University
B.A. (2004) | Communications (Print Journalism). Minor: English
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Arizona  # 030779
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Legal Answers
47 Questions Answered
Q. In AZ, after you pay a full retainer to an attorney, how long do they have to make/file an Entry of Appearance ?
A: I don't think there is a set deadline, but customarily, most attorneys file a Notice of Appearance within a day or two of being hired.
Q. My mom has dementia for the past year. Her husband cheated over a decade ago and is. Is trying to kick her out. She pay
A: This is really a question for an attorney who handles adult guardianships or elder law. It probably needs to be answered by an attorney in Michigan. If the property is in Michigan, and if both spouses are in MIchigan, then you'll need to speak to a Michigan-licensed attorney about this. As I am only licensed in Arizona, I can't even advise you on this.
Q. In az a minor 16 or older may marry someone that is no older then 3 yrs older then you would 3yrs 1 month be okay or no
A: I agree with what Mr. Branum wrote. Three years is three years. It's not three years and a day. The line was drawn at three years.
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Contact & Map
State 48 Law
14500 N Northsight Blvd
Suite 313
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Telephone: (602) 649-1325
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 12 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed (Today)