Asking for help can be tough, especially if you feel guilty over the problem itself. When a couple’s marriage is falling apart, oftentimes either one or both can feel extremely guilty over the cause of the divorce. There can be doubts as to if you did enough during the marriage to save it, or if you could have done something different. Amongst all of the inner, emotional turmoil, there is the actual tangible process of the divorce itself, from asset division to selling your home and moving. So many happenings are taking place that you can be hard-pressed to sit down and ask for help when needed.

The Dorris Group is a divorce and family law firm in Tucson that offers help to those going through a divorce, engaged in a custody battle, fighting over child support, or suing for alimony. While it can be hard to reach out, the sooner you do, the sooner you’ll be able to start putting your life back together. We can help you in all matters pertaining to family law. Below, we’ll review some benefits of partnering with a Tucson family lawyer. Contact us today for a free consultation!


Serves as Mediator

When a couple is going through a divorce, odds are that tensions are high, you may not be talking to one another, and there are disagreements. You may not be able to come to terms in your divorce on your own, especially if emotions are deciding and decisions are being made only out of spite and vindictiveness, not out of logic and what is right or wrong for those involved in the divorce. When you partner with a Tucson family law attorney, you will have someone else who is not emotionally involved in the case able to make impartial decisions.

Relieves You of the Legal Burden

Going through a divorce is often draining emotionally, spiritually, and financially. There are a lot of forces at play as your life is changing before your eyes, so the last thing you want to do is deal with all of the legalities involved in the divorce process. When you hire a Tuscon family lawyer, such as The Dorris Group, you’ll be able to concentrate on yourself and your family during this time instead of on divorce paperwork.

Helps with Child Custody Negotiation

The source of the most contention during a divorce is usually the children, especially if they are younger. Some people have firm ideas about when they want the children, how the children will be raised, what type of environment they can live in, and so on. Oftentimes, the couple will not see eye-to-eye when it comes to what is best for the children and what is fair for the parents involved. Thus, a seasoned family law attorney in Arizona can help you receive the most favorable outcome when it comes to child custody in your divorce case.

Knows the Law

Divorce and family law is extremely complex in Arizona, so you need someone who is well-versed in the law so that they can adequately represent your needs, wants, and desires. Not only do they understand the proceedings and the guidelines, but they will also know particulars about your case that an obscure law could pertain to. In sum, you need a divorce and family lawyer who can use all aspects of divorce law to get you what you need and deserve in your divorce case.

Speeds up the Court Process

Let’s face it, once you’ve decided you want a divorce, then you want the process over and done with as soon as possible. If you try to DIY your divorce or you wait too long to obtain a family lawyer in Tucson, then your divorce process could take a while. This only leaves your life and your children’s lives in limbo. When you partner with a trusted Tucson family law attorney, such as The Dorris Group, you can rest assured that your divorce case will be handled with the utmost  expediency.

At Dorris Law Group, we represent clients in a full range of family law issues at every stage of their lives:

  • In the present – We help individuals, couples, and families in the Tucson area who are dealing with divorce, legal separation, and annulment. We understand that these matters can be emotional and we are here to provide the experienced, realistic counsel that you need to get through this difficult time.
  • For the future – We help our clients resolve important family law matters involving child support, alimony, property division, and child custody so their immediate and future needs are met. Our extensive experience has given us a long-term perspective on matters of family law; we can anticipate potential future issues, advise you of your options, and plan ahead. To that end, we also assist clients with sound, forward-looking prenuptial agreements to protect their interests in their married lives and in the event of divorce. Dorris Law Group understands the value in planning for the anticipated and unanticipated events of the future.
  • Down the road — If a remarriage, new job, or relocation renders an existing agreement or court order obsolete, we will help you pursue the appropriate modification. Our primary goal is preserving your rights and your vital relationships with the people you love. Even the most complex issues in your family law matter are no match for our breadth of experience and depth of knowledge. Over the decades, this experience and knowledge, combined with compassion and personalism, are the foundation of our family law practice. We help our clients with the family law issues that matter most to them.

Contact Our Divorce And Family Lawyers

With offices in Tucson, our attorneys represent people in the surrounding communities and throughout Arizona. To learn more about our firm, we welcome you to join us for a free initial consultation in our Tucson office. Please contact us online or call us at 520-622-4866.

Our Family Law Areas Of Practice Include: