Whether you're facing divorce, child custody disputes, or other family-related legal matters, we offer comprehensive family law services to help protect your interests and achieve your goals.READ MORE
If you're seeking expert legal guidance on divorce law in Tucson, Arizona, our firm offers top-notch services to help ensure your case is handled effectively and efficiently.READ MORE
For those seeking a less adversarial approach to resolving legal disputes, Liberty Audette & Associates offers effective mediation services designed to help parties find mutually agreeable solutions.READ MORE
Looking for skilled legal representation for child support matters in Tucson, Arizona? We are well-equipped to provide personalized solutions tailored to your unique situation.READ MORE
As a firm in Tucson, Arizona that values diversity and inclusion, we provide experienced legal representation and support to LGBTQI individuals and couples in a range of legal matters.READ MORE
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The attorneys and staff of Liberty Audette & Associates have the experience, skill and sensitivity to assist you in successfully navigating the challenging issues presented in family law matters. Whether you are facing a divorce, child custody dispute, or any other family law matter, our team is dedicated to providing personalized attention and compassionate support to help you move forward into the next chapter of your life.
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Serving the Tucson community for more than thirty years.
We are located in central Tucson on Grant near Campbell Ave.
We strive to make our services accessible to all.
Managing Attorney & Family Mediator
Lauren A. Audette is a family law member of the Arizona and California State Bars, where she focuses primarily in family law litigation. Ms. Audette is also a volunteer attorney with the nonprofit organization, Step Up to Justice, and a committed member of the Collaborative Law Group. Under Pamela Liberty's mentorship, Ms. Audette is also an experienced family law mediator, taking over Ms. Liberty's mediation practice in 2021.VIEW MORE
Family Law Attorney
Monali Amin is a family law attorney, admitted to practice in Arizona and the Fort McDowell Tribal Court of the Yavapai Nation. Monali earned her undergraduate degree from the Arizona State University, with majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Monali focuses primarily on family law since her admission to practice law in Arizona.VIEW MORE
Family Law Attorney & Mediator
Pamela Liberty retired in 2020 after practicing in the area of family law for over 36 years. While an active member of the Arizona State Bar, Pamela was both a litigator and mediator. She was recognized from the Arizona State Board of Legal Specialization as an expert in family law, and a member of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.VIEW MORE
Tucson's Premier Firm for Family Law & Mediation
Liberty Audette & Associates is an established law firm that has served the Tucson community for more than thirty years, practicing exclusively in family law litigation and mediation. As Liberty Audette & Associates continues to grow and expand its services, this recognition serves as a motivation to keep striving for excellence and providing the highest quality services to its clients. Managing Attorney, Lauren A. Audette, took over the firm's central location in 2023 from partner, Pam Liberty.
In 2017, Pam called Lauren to have coffee. The rest is history…
Many that have had the pleasure of knowing Pam personally know her spirit, vitality, and passion. It is rare to see Pam not smiling or offering to help in any way she can. One of the first thing’s Pam ever said to Lauren was: “Try not to be too serious.” Meaning: prioritize a work-life balance, find some laughter, but always use compassion. This is our Pam, in every sense.
Pam quickly drew Lauren under her guidance and mentorship, an act which Lauren will forever be grateful. Pam retired from the practice of law in 2020. Since then, Lauren has worked to uphold the firm’s practice to the “Liberty” gold-standard.
Our Commitment to Tucson
Our firm is dedicated to the betterment of our Tucson community as well as Pima County and all of Arizona.
We support the local community through civic and charitable involvement. Our attorneys have combined experience representing clients in the full range of domestic relations matters:
Premarital Agreements, Child Custody, Child Support, Property Division, Post-Decree Modifications, and Domestic Partner Dissolution.
The lawyers at Liberty Audette & Associates have received a variety of awards for their volunteer work and commitments to local Tucson, Arizona.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is divorce mediation and how does it work?Divorce mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution where a neutral third-party mediator helps divorcing couples reach an agreement on the terms of their divorce. The mediator does not make decisions for the couple but instead facilitates communication and negotiation between them. The goal of mediation is to come to a mutually agreeable settlement that satisfies both parties.
How long does a divorce mediation process take in Tucson, Arizona?The length of a divorce mediation process varies depending on the complexity of the case and the willingness of the parties to compromise. On average, a divorce mediation process in Tucson, Arizona can take anywhere from a few weeks to several months.
What are the benefits of divorce mediation compared to traditional divorce litigation?Divorce mediation offers several benefits compared to traditional divorce litigation, including lower costs, a more efficient process, increased privacy, and greater control over the outcome of the divorce. Mediation also tends to be less adversarial, which can help to reduce the emotional toll on both parties.
Is mediation a good option for high conflict divorces?Yes, mediation can be a good option for high conflict divorces in Tucson, Arizona. While mediation may not be suitable for every high conflict divorce case, a skilled mediator can help the parties work through their differences and reach a settlement that is mutually acceptable. Mediation also tends to be less confrontational than litigation, which can help to de-escalate tensions and reduce conflict.
What should I expect during a divorce mediation session in Tucson, Arizona?During a divorce mediation session in Tucson, Arizona, you can expect to meet with the mediator in a neutral location, typically an office or conference room. The mediator will facilitate communication between the parties and help them work through the issues related to their divorce, such as property division, child custody, and support. The mediator will not make decisions for the parties, but will instead help them reach a mutually acceptable agreement.
What issues can be addressed through divorce mediation?Divorce mediation can be used to address a wide range of issues related to divorce, including property division, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, and other related matters.
Can I bring an attorney to divorce mediation in Tucson, Arizona?Yes, you can bring an attorney to divorce mediation in Tucson, Arizona. While it is not required, having an attorney present can help to ensure that your legal rights are protected and that you are fully informed about the implications of any proposed settlement agreements.
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Collaborative Solutions for Family Law
Pamela Liberty was a trained family law mediator for the majority of her career. Through her practice, Pamela mentored the successful tenements of private mediation to Lauren Audette for many years. Those practices have proven to foster our successful rate of mediations through our office. To do such, private family law mediation requires a mediator with empathy, compassion, and common sense, along with a genuine focus on collaborative solutions that avoid costly alternatives in litigation.
More than 95% of the couples who begin mediation are able to resolve all of their disputes in this process.
To learn more about divorce mediation, call 520-322-9003 to set up a no charged one-half-hour consultation for mediation with you and your spouse.
“At Liberty Audette & Associates, we believe that every dispute can be resolved through peaceful and respectful means.”