Paul Schmidt

Phoenix area business owners, professionals, and high net-worth individuals benefit from Paul Schmidt’s extensive knowledge of Arizona Domestic Relations law, and his keen understanding of complicated financial issues, investments, real estate holdings, business ownership, and professional firm interests. Mr. Schmidt offers his clients valuable experience in a vast array of complex divorce-related issues, such as:

  • Valuations of legal, medical, and other professional practices
  • Valuation of family-owned businesses
  • Professional athlete contracts
  • Stock options and stock appreciation rights
  • Gambling winnings
  • Spousal gifts
  • Hidden assets
  • Allegations of sexual abuse and domestic violence


  • J.D., University of Arizona 1989: Member, Arizona Law Review
  • B.S., cum laude, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, 1984


  • Arizona State Courts

Professional Associations/Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona: Family Law Section
  • Maricopa County Bar Association: Family Law Section

Paul’s Divorce and Family Law Practice Encompasses:

  • Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Property settlement agreements, including allocations of assets and liabilities
  • Community property determinations
  • Sole and separate property determinations
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Postnuptial agreements
  • Paternity
  • Child custody, visitation, parenting time and decision-making authority
  • Health insurance
  • Orders of Protection
  • Post-decree modifications of spousal maintenance, child support, custody and visitation, property settlement agreements, etc.