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Ryan Claridge

Family Attorney at Phoenix, AZ

4.3   6 reviews

also known as Ryan Claridge, Esq.

  • State Years
    Arizona - AZ 9 years
    California - CA 11 years
  • Licensed for 9 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 2014
    Status
    Active Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 2022
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Not Eligible to Practice Law (Not Entitled) Lawyer disciplined by state licensing authority in 2023

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2023. See details

About Ryan

Learn Ryan’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Alimony
    16%
    Whether you are a spouse looking for financial support after your divorce or looking to avoid paying alimony, Attorney Claridge can meet with you and go over the key aspects Arizona Courts are looking for in these requests and see if your situation meets the criteria to gain or avoid spousal support claims.

    11 years

  2. Child custody
    16%
    Once the legal system is involved, it’s a good time to contact Attorney Claridge. He can meet with you to determine how much access you want to the child, what the courts will look at when determining custody in your specific case and how you can reach your goals in your custody proceeding. Attorney Claridge has been involved in many child custody proceedings and been available 24/7 for client questions and concerns.

    11 years

  3. Child support
    16%
    Attorney Claridge has litigated and mediated child support issues in his years of practice. He has the tools to calculate what reasonable child support should be and advocate for that in a trial or mediation. He understands the importance of child development and the need for financial backing in cases of infant or special needs children. Claridge Family Law Group will be happy to meet with you and discuss your child support case or request for modification of previous child support.

    11 years

  4. Divorce and separation
    16%
    Claridge Family Law Group specializes in these types of marriage ending issues. We meet with new or potential clients to explain the differences of divorce, separation and annulment and the legal rights of the parties engaged in each one. We have a caring and efficient system that does not aim to corner a client into the most expensive option, but meets with the client and has a discussion to find the best option for the client’s goals and long-term needs.

    11 years

  5. Family
    16%
    Claridge Family Law engages in the practice of Family Law. We have a reputation for prompt, efficient and personal service. Our firm takes pride in our commitment to our clients. Our philosophy of offering legal services in an efficient atmosphere and in terms you can understand will make our attorneys a valuable part of your personal or business plan. Our attorneys welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your legal needs in our main office in downtown Phoenix.

    11 years

  6. Marriage and prenuptials
    16%

  7. Other
    4%

Attorney Ryan Claridge knows the importance of having a competent and professional advocate who is also affordable. He attended Arizona State University where he achieved his bachelors degree in Philosophy. After completion of his bachelors degree Attorney Claridge moved to Orange, California to attend Chapman Law School to complete his Juris Doctorate degree while concurrently accomplishing a certificate in Mediation. The mediation training was focused on difficult family situations where court trials were successfully avoided thanks to Claridge’s ability to reach an agreement for both parties at the table.

Attorney Claridge passed the California State Bar Exam and worked at a criminal law firm spanning the Southern California region. In 2014, Attorney Claridge moved to Arizona and passed the Arizona State Bar Exam while working as an immigration attorney. After passing the bar he made a switch to family law, where his training and expertise has flourished.

Attorney Ryan Claridge is enthusiastic about all family law matters and has wide ranging experience in family law mediation, divorce cases, child custody cases and custody modifications.

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Location

Claridge Law Group
7702 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd
Suite 336
Phoenix, AZ, 85258
Genesis Family Law & Divorce Attorneys | Genesis Legal Group
2915 E Baseline Road, Suite 115
Mesa, AZ, 85234
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Reviews

4.3 / 5.0
  6 customer reviews
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Posted by Jenessa Baca | April 26, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Ryan has been my saving grace!
I started my family court cases two years ago and did my best fighting and learning law and to my avail nothing was working I almost lost hope and was referred to Ryan. He took my very complex cases and has tackled each issue accordingly and after only a month I have already had progress, he has been a blessing and my stress is nearly nothing after the cases literally being my full time job, I can live a normal life now knowing he is handling everything!!! Thank you for all your hard work and for making the possible happen with an impossible ex!
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Posted by Marc | April 22, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Lawyer of the Century!
Ryan has handled my ongoing custody case with the up most professionalism. He is so well versed and a wealth of knowledge when it comes to family law. He has always kept me informed and never left me wondering what next. He has put in many hours ensuring that everything goes smoothly and never leaves room for error. I would highly recommend Ryan especially if they are looking for an attorney who is very personable and can really empathize with his clients. If ever in need of a family law attorney again, he is on speed dial!
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Posted by Cameron | November 16, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Family lawyer of the year!
Ryan has worked my divorce case with the up most professionalism. He has charged paralegal rates for his travel to court and done everything he can to keep my court costs down. He has knowledgeably represented me. I feel secure in the knowledge that I have Claridge law firm to represent me.
Posted by anonymous | November 14, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Outstanding family law attorney
Ryan and his staff were always available at anytime to answer all my questions. He kept me update to with everything that was goimg on with my case. Ryan made me comfortable and secure. He worked hard to make sure that everything went smoothly and fairly. He is very knowledgeable at what does and I would recommend him to anyone. If ever I need a family law attorney again, Ryan will be the first one I call.
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Posted by Pat | August 6, 2015
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Incredibly Knowledgable
I contacted Ryan regarding a dissolution of marriage. He was very well versed in the topic and helped me find exactly what I needed within the same day. He is a very caring and compassionate attorney who had my best interest in mind, both personally and financially. I would recommend him whole-heartedly.
Posted by anonymous | May 25, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Crooked Lawyer
Ryan was the opposing counsel in my divorce case last year and filed motions against me consistently with no valor. Ryan also consistently tripped over himself when in front of the judge well also admitting information he was given had not been looked through by him. If he is your opposing counsel your are in good shape just turn in everything required and he will find away to mess it up!
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

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AVVO RATING 1.0 (Extreme Caution)

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2023.

Discipline with Actual Suspension issued in CA, 2023
updated on 09/15/2023

This sanction means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Probation issued in AZ, 2022
updated on 11/17/2022

Probation means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The State monitors the lawyer's activities for a period of time in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

Suspension issued in AZ, 2022
updated on 11/17/2022

Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Claridge Family Law Group
  • 2015 - Present
  • Associate
  • Genesis Family Law & Divorce Attorneys | Genesis Legal Group
  • 1900 - Present
  • Family and Immigration Law Attorney
  • Tirado & Associates
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Associate Attorney
  • Law Offices of David S. Chesley, Inc.
  • 2013 - 2014
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Education

  • Chapman University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2012
  • Arizona State University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2008

Associations

  • BNI Arizona Chapter
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Publications

  • Claridgefamilylaw.com
  • Blog
  • 2015
  • claridgefamilylaw.com
  • Blog
  • 2015

Attorney endorsements

Received (7)
Given (4)
Endorse Ryan
Family Attorney | Sep 21
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Ryan and I were opposing counsel on a very hotly contested matter. I found him to be very easy to work with, even though he fought hard for his client. He was a tough opponent, but truthful and diligent. He is an excellent attorney."
Family Attorney | Jul 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Mr. Claridge is a true professional and very skilled at his job. He is reasonable and above all very ethical. I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | May 22
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Ryan was great to work with. He is very knowledgeable in the area of family law, and is very responsive. I enjoyed working with him very much."
Family Attorney | Apr 22
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Apr 19
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Claridge was opposing counsel on a Divorce case. He advocated aggressively for his client, while maintaining a professional manner. I have recommend Mr. Claridge to individuals I cannot help and would recommend him anyone looking for an excellent attorney who focuses on his clients needs and advocates strongly for his clients rights."
Family Attorney | Nov 30
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I highly recommend Ryan to anyone seeking advice or representation in any and all family matters. I have known Ryan for several years and believe him to be a compassionate and dedicated person and professional. I look forward to working with Ryan on many more matters to come."
Family Attorney | Nov 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer for his skills in Family Law; specifically divorce and child custody. He will fight for the clients needs firmly and get them the best possible outcome."
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Phoenix Family Lawyer Ryan Claridge
Ryan Claridge
Family Attorney
Phoenix, AZ
Licensed for 11 years
Free Consultation
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority in 2023. See details