Randi Sirlin

Randi Sirlin

Exceptional Family Law Appeals and Post-Trial Motions
  • Family Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • Arizona
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Biography

Ms. Sirlin has practiced family law for almost 27 years. Having worked with a Certified Family Law Specialist, she began drafting Family Law Appeals and complex motions during 2003. She has a unique perspective regarding family law, in that she experienced a very contentious "custody battle" as a child, which spanned many years. Ms. Sirlin's practice consists of some family law litigation (trials) but her main focus consists of family law post-trial motions and family law appeals. It is important to know that the judge's orders may not be the end of the line.

Ms. Sirlin is also trained as a Family Law Mediator and received her Certification of Training in Collaborative Divorce.

While all of her current practice consists of family law matters, Ms. Sirlin has substantial experience in criminal defense law, as well.

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 mottos are 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, noticeably anxious and overwhelmed and it is extremely common for them to leave noticeably relaxed and reassured.

Her fees are below the average and median fees for an attorney with over 25 year's experience in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

The best contact is 602-561-8107.

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. Is it a good idea to sell our house before we start a divorce? Or do we fill for divorce and then sell the house?
A: I would go ahead and sell prior to filing for divorce. That way, you will both have funds available (as opposed to bills) and you will not have ownership of the house as a possible problem if either of you want to buy a residence during the divorce process. I suggest you contact an experienced family law attorney to assist you, even if you are proceeding with a mediation.
Q. Is there still such thing as final decision making in AZ? Ex filed a request to modify child support & parenting time
A: Yes, there is still the option of one parent having final decision-making authority. I would really need to know more about your situation. Any parent can make allegations and attempt to change the orders, but many requirements must be met. I recommend contacting an experienced family law attorney to assist you.
Q. In a divorce can I have my husband op out of dipping into my retirement account
A: In any divorce, the parties can reach an equitable settlement which can be ordered by the court, so the answer to your question is, "yes."
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Websites & Blogs
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Website address
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Phoenix Divorce Group
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 (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
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.