Steven D. Wolfson's practice focuses on all areas of family law, including legal decision-making and parenting-time disputes, business valuations, spousal maintenance and high-income child support determinations and pre and post-nuptial agreements.
Mr. Wolfson has been certified as a specialist in family law by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization since 2008. He is AV-rated as a preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Wolfson was selected to be included in the Best Lawyers in America in the area of family law for 2010 through 2017. He has been selected for listing in Super Lawyers every year since 2007. Mr. Wolfson was also listed by Super Lawyers as a Top Attorney in Arizona for 2010 through 2015. He was also selected by Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law to receive the Outstanding Alumnus Award, Class of 1991.
Mr. Wolfson serves as a Judge Pro Tem in the Maricopa County Superior Court for family law cases, a former representative of the State Bar Family Law Section to the Domestic Relations Committee (DRC) of the Arizona legislature, and is 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 (2001-2002) and serves as the Legislative Liaison of the Family Law Section. He is 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 entitled “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 he 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. In June 2011, he did a presentation on spousal maintenance calculations at the State Bar of Arizona Family Law Section annual meeting. In January 2012, he presented on “Child Support Deviations” at the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys annual “Better or for Worse” seminar. Most recently, in January 2014, he also spoke at the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys Arizona Family Law Institute on family law legislation. In January 2017, Steve spoke on “Gender Dysphoria in Children” at the American Academy of Matrimonial Attorneys, Arizona Family Law Institute. He also provides frequent television and radio commentary on family law issues.