I have practiced law in Arizona for 47 years. Twenty years of that was as a Maricopa county Superior court Judge. Between 2000 and 2005 I was assigned to juvenile Court. I served as a judge pro tem on the Arizona Court of Appeals.
My practice is limited to Family Law matters (Dissolution, paternity, custody and support), Juvenile cases and appeals from Family court decrees and orders.
Before attending Law School at the University of Arizona, I served in the United States Marine Corps. and I regularly handle family law cases for veterans and active duty armed forces personnel.
Languages spoken: Polish
Cash, Check, Credit card
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Maintaining the Independence of the Judiciary||Civil Rights Committee of the Arizona Anti-Defamation League||1999|
|member (partner)||Cates, Hanson, Sargeant & Schoenau, plc||2005 - 2010|
|Judge||Maricopa county Superior court||1985 - 2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Maricopa County Bar Association||N/A||1966 - Present|
|State Bar of Arizona||N/A||1963 - Present|
|Bell-Kilbourn v. Bell-Kilbourn||My client Wife prevailed|
|Coles v. Coles||Wife's award of property and maintenance upheld|
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|University of Arizona College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1963|
|University of Arizona||Finance||BS - Bachelor of Science||1960|