Our top priority in this time of uncertainty is protecting the health and safety of our employees, clients, friends and families. Our office will remain open, but we are primarily working remotely. Essential personnel are in the building, but in their own isolated suites. We believe it is prudent to limit in-person meetings and settlement conferences during this time. Currently, the best way to communicate with us is through emails and telephone calls. Be assured that our technology allows us to provide the same seamless service you would have if everyone were here in person. If an in-person meeting is required, we are strictly adhering to CDC Guidelines. We are posting regular updates on how COVID-19 affects family law issues on our blog and our Facebook page.

COVID-19 and Family Law Cases in Pima County Superior Court

How is COVID-19 Affecting My Family Law Case?

(Updates: COVID-19 and Family Law Cases in Pima County Superior Court) 
(As of 06/11/20)

Pima County Family Court continues to have a limited schedule. No trials are being held right now, until at least July 1, 2020.

  • Hearings on some types of motions are being postponed indefinitely.
  • The court will hold hearings for some matters including:
    • Orders of Protection;
    • Expedited process requests to enforce parenting time or legal decision-making;
    • Rule 47 pre-decree motions for parenting time, legal decision-making, or support – but only if no temporary orders have been entered;
    • Petitions and motions relating to school choice for a minor child;
    • Any other matter as the Court may deem appropriate or necessary.
  • All hearings will by phone unless the court orders otherwise. The court can grant requests for in-person hearings (motions must be made in writing ahead of time). However, “Any person intending to be present at a court proceeding who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, has exposure to COVID-19, or has symptoms of COVID-1” must appear by phone.
  • Masks are required in court for everyone.

Message from The McCarthy Law Firm​

The McCarthy Law firm is a full service family law firm that services all family law issues. If you are going through a divorce or have questions about filing for divorce, we are here to assist you. Please call us at 520-623-0341 to explore your options. Turning Stress Into Solutions ™.

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