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Changes to the Family Court rules adopted in 2016 make selecting an experienced Parenting Coordinator very important to Parents. The Rule now states, in part, "[p]rovided that the parenting coordinator acted within the scope of authority pursuant to this rule and the appointment order, the parenting coordinator's decision is binding." Rule 74.L. Mr. Sheldon's experience brings an experienced viewpoint to resolving conflict. He not only understands the importance and value of using Parenting Coordinators but the substantial responsibility that goes along with the appointment.
As a Mediator and Abitrator, Mr. Sheldon's years of experience provide him with a unique background that helps people resolve disputes in civil and family law matters without having to proceed through the costly, unpredictable and often anxiety-filled experience of going to trial.
He has successfully mediated cases involving:
Divorce-with and without children
Divorce cases-with complex property and financial issues
Divorce cases-with issues of domestic violence
Divorce cases-with inter-state travel issues
Post-Decree-child custody/parenting time
Grandparent visitation issues
Civil cases with contract/construction issues
He brings a broad range of experience and understanding to the many facets, nuances and challenges to assisting litigants in reaching a resolution of cases without going to trial.
His office is conveniently located in Scottsdale.
Mr. Sheldon also represents litigants in a limited family law appellate practice, utilizing his years of experience as a Staff Attorney at the Court of Appeals, Division One, in Phoenix. He has successfully represented parents in appellate matters.
Mr. Sheldon understands the importance of resolving discovery disputes quickly, fairly and cost effectively. His experience spans years and hundreds of cases in both the civil and family law area.
Mr. Sheldon also acts as a "Private Judge" in cases. Mr. Sheldon's has the ability to make difficult and thorough decisions in complex cases in a timely manner. Litigants need finality and someone to make a timely decision to help them resolve disputes. He brings years of experience to the role of a Special Master or Discovery Master.