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.

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 Experience
Maricopa Superior Court Arbitrator
Arbitrator, Maricopa Superior Court
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Selected each year to serve as an arbitrator in matters subject to mandatory mediation in civil matters for Maricopa Superior Court
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
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
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9th Circuit
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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.
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
Legal Answers
Q. My friend got put in jail for not paying child support. She hasn't gone to court yet for sentencing and the jail won't
A: She will need to wait to be arraigned. Some judges require the bond be the "purge" amount of child support owed, but other judges just want the person to start making some payments. If someone cannot afford their child support, it is their responsiblity to file for modification of child support. I recommend contacting an experienced family law attorney and if your friend does not have money, look for an attorney who provides fee or reducted fee services.
Q. I have a question my son is resign under his father we do have 50/50 custody. If I move out of the states can he
A: You can not take your son and move him out of state without a court order. You should contact an experienced family law attorney to discuss a relocation case.
Q. I would like to know how and if there is a way to address current child support order.
A: Arizona currently uses the 2018 Arizona Child Support Calculator. This is available for your use online. Part of any child support calculation includes a "self-support" test. The legislature has set a certain amount (currently $1,400) as the amount you need to support yourself. If you do not have that much, you may not have to pay child support. To modify your child support, you are the party who needs to file a Petition to Modify (simplified procedure or regular) and the Petition must be filed and served. It is important to do it as soon as possible because child support, if modified by the Court, will be modified retroactive to the first day of the month after your file. If you need additional assistance, I recommend contacting an experienced family law attorney.
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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
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: 11 AM - 4 PM
Notice: Evening and Sunday appointments available upon request.