Steven D. Wolfson is a partner at Mariscal, Weeks, McInytre & Friedlander, P.A. His practice focuses on all areas of domestic relations, including custody and parenting-time disputes, business valuations, spousal maintenance and child support determinations and pre and post-nuptial agreements. Mr. Wolfson received his B.A. degree from Occidental College in 1985 and his Juris Doctor from Arizona State University College of Law in 1991.
Mr. Wolfson is certified as a specialist in family law by the Board of Legal Specialization and he was selected to be included in the Best Lawyers in America in the area of family law for 2010.
Mr. Wolfson is a Judge Pro Tem in the Maricopa County Superior Court for family law cases, the representative of the State Bar Family Law Section to the Domestic Relations Committee of the Arizona Legislature, a member of the Maricopa County, State Bar of Arizona and American Bar Associations. He is a past chair of the State Bar of Arizona Family Law Section and is currently the Legislative Liaison of the Family Law Section. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the District of Arizona and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Wolfson is a frequent speaker on family law issues. He presented at the seminar titled “Child Custody and Co-Parenting in Arizona” in December 2000, he provided the annual case law update at CLE-By-the-Sea in July 2001, he spoke on “Custody Evaluations” at the Family Law Mini Conference in November 2002 and presented “Video and Audio Tape Recording of Children” at the June 2003 State Bar Convention. In January 2010, he spoke on “Children and Passport Issues” at the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys annual seminar. He also provides television commentary on family law issues.
Walkling v. Bartels, DR 1996-03686; appeal No. 1 CA-CV 99-0098 — The Walkling case was a highly contested custody and parenting-time dispute involving the relocation of minor children to another state. The case was significant because it involved the Court''s review of the admission of recorded telephone conversations between father and the minor children.