As you prepare for and work your way through one of the most difficult times of your life, you will benefit from our firm's long tradition of skill in civil litigation and our knowledge of legal issues that often arise in difficult divorces, such as bankruptcy
, insurance and business ownership.
Yuma divorce attorneys Jon Schneider
and Maria Lomeli
and paralegal Rhonda Chatman assist clients in divorce
, legal separation
matters, including collection of child support
and spousal maintenance
, unpaid debts and taxes, modification of child support and spousal maintenance, and changes to legal decision making (or "child custody
") and visitation orders.
Our divorce-related services include:
- Legal separation
- Legal decision-making (formerly known as "child custody")
- Child support
- Dependency hearings in Juvenile Court
- Spousal maintenance (formerly known as "alimony")
- Grandparent and non-parent rights
- Property settlement
- Allocation of debts and taxes
- Division of retirement assets
Our divorce attorneys provide representation for order of protection issues and provide essential advice pertaining to claims of criminal conduct stemming from domestic relation matters. In addition, our attorneys have broad experience in establishing guardianships for minor children and initiating actions to terminate parental rights to free a child for adoption
We understand the emotional drain of divorce proceedings and the potentially negative results. To that end, our divorce attorneys can assist you with settlement and alternative dispute resolution, when appropriate, to avoid the time and expense of litigation.
Firm founder Jon Schneider
is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, which requires having served as legal counsel in 20 or more jury trials, a standard that Jon has more than doubled.
A Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® attorney, Jon is a seven-time Super Lawyers selectee and has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® since 2015. His professional memberships include the American Bar Association, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys (ADTA), Defense Research Institute (DRI) and Arizona Association of Defense Counsel. For more than 15 years, he has served as a Judge Pro Tem in the Arizona Court of Appeals and in Superior Court.
joined Schneider & Onofry in the summer of 2014 after completing a distinguished academic career at the University of Arizona. In addition to family law, Maria's practice includes commercial litigation, construction litigation and insurance defense.
Maria is fluent in Spanish and represents both English- and Spanish-speaking clients in divorce, child custody, division of assets, and other family law matters.