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Paula J. Burnstein, P.C.

Family law attorney with the expertise to advocate for you.


Family Laywer Phoenix_Mesa_Glendale_Scottsdale Paula J. Burnstein

Paula J. Burnstein is a family law and divorce at­tor­ney located in Phoe­nix, Ari­zona. She also has a Peoria office location. She has more than 20 years of legal experience, all of which have been solely fo­cus­ed on fam­ily law. She is pass­io­nate about advocating for families’ rights during what can be a very emo­tio­nal time. Paula has re­pres­ented a variety of in­di­vi­duals and fam­ilies th­ro­ugh the pro­cess of mar­riage disso­lution, and she is able to pro­vide com­pe­tent legal ad­vice with care and compas­sion. As a member of the State Bar of Ari­zona, Paula has exten­sive know­ledge of Arizona’s family law and divorce law.


As a mem­ber of the State Bar of Ari­zona, Paula has exten­sive know­ledge of Arizona’s fam­ily law and divorce policy. She knows many of the attorneys and jud­ges in town and is well aware of how to best co­un­sel and re­pre­sent you to get you the re­sults you want.


In addition to Paula’s legal degree, she has earned a Master’s in Education in Counseling from Northern Arizona State University. Her knowledge of psychological issues gives her an added edge in custody cases.


One of the most difficult cases is where one parent makes false allegations of physical or sexual abuse against the other parent. Paula has successfully defended against false claims of physical and sexual abuse.


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Call for effective legal representation


A divorce may be one of the most challenging events of your life, and we want to help. If you are experiencing a family law issue in Maricopa county, call the Phoenix law office of Paula J. Burnstein, P.C. today at 623-486-9797 to schedule a free 15-minute phone consultation. You can also contact the office online to set up an in-person meeting in our office.


Get help from a knowledgeable family law attorney who will stand by your side


No matter where you are in your family law issues, or what support you need, the law office of Paula J. Burnstein, P.C. is here to help. We can represent you in court through litigation or guide you through a collaborate divorce process or mediation. Our range of services provides you and your family with the support you need instead of an out-of-the-box cookie-cutter solution. Divorce, parental rights, custody, and post-decree issues are all in our wheelhouse. We treat each case as the unique situation it is to provide compassionate, professional, and personal support to guide you to a positive resolution.



The Phoenix family law attorney with a personal touch


Phoenix family law attorney with extensive experience


Individuals and families who come to the law office of Paula J. Burnstein will receive the benefit of our firm:

  • Extensive experience
    — With more than 15 years of legal experience to her credit, family law attorney Burnstein has a deep knowledge of the Arizona law process. We approach your family law case with an eye on how it affects you in the immediate future as well as years down the road.
  • Flexible service
    — Our knowledge of the law allows us to handle a wide variety of cases under different circumstances. Whether your case goes to the family court or can be solved through negotiations, mediation and collaboration, we provide you with the effective legal representation that is appropriate for you.
  • Personalized attention
    — When you come to the office of Paula J. Burnstein, your phone calls and emails will be answered directly by our family law attorney. We build our attorney-client relationships on a foundation of trust and communication.



Comprehensive divorce representation


Divorce attorney Phoenix Arizona


Our Glendale & Phoenix Family Law firm handles a wide variety of different divorce issues for clients throughout Maricopa County, including:

  • Collaborative divorce
    — If you wish to avoid court, our collaborative divorce services allow you to reach an amicable divorce solution without ever appearing in court.
  • Spousal maintenance
    — During your divorce case, we help establish a spousal maintenance award plan pursuant to Arizona family law when support is needed.
  • Property division
    — One of the most sensitive issues in a divorce case is the property division agreement; our firm helps you take possession of the property you are entitled to under Arizona family law. 



Handling a range of family law issues


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At the law office of Paula J. Burnstein, we take on a variety of family law-related issues, such as:

  • Child support
    — We help establish child support agreements for parents who are fair under Arizona family law and in the best interest of your child’s future.
  • Child custody
    — Your child deserves to live in a positive environment, and our firm is dedicated to making sure your child custody agreement is in the best interest of the children.
  • Hague Convention / International child abduction cases
    — In international Hague Convention child abduction cases, we help parents who live abroad reunite with their children living in the United States.
  • Protective Orders 
    — Victims of family violence need to seek protection as soon as possible. Our family law firm helps establish orders of protection and restraining orders for anyone in danger.