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Legal Paraprofessional Solutions

your affordable alternative offering the same quality service and experience as a family law attorney.


The words De Novo is Latin meaning “from the new,” or “as if from the first time.” We chose this name because, for the first time ever, the Arizona Supreme Court has allowed non-lawyers to obtain a license by the Arizona State Bar to practice law in certain areas.

This newly formed classification is known as a licensed Legal Paraprofessional, or LP for short. Mrs. Stephanie Villalobos is Arizona’s VERY FIRST licensed Legal Paraprofessional! This incredible accomplishment allows De Novo Law, LLC to have roles in legal practice similar to the roles performed by nurse practitioners in medicine. LPs can offer full legal services in administrative, criminal, civil, and family law matters with very few restrictions. Ms. Villalobos currently practices solely in the area of family law.

Much like an Arizona family law attorney or divorce lawyer, a legal paraprofessional can handle, and fully represent, clients in almost all of the same family law practice areas. The significant difference is that an LP can be much more affordable!

De Novo Law

Areas of
Family Law We Serve

Divorce & Separation

De Novo Law offers the same high-quality legal representation and decades of experience as the top Arizona divorce lawyer but does so at a much more affordable rate.

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Child Support

Stephanie Villalobos, LP, is a highly respected legal paraprofessional with decades of experience in dealing with establishing and modifying child support matters.

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Same-sex Family Law

De Novo Law can represent you in multiple same-sex family law matters, including divorce, child custody, spousal maintenance, child support, and property division.

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Child Custody

Legal paraprofessionals are a more affordable option than retaining a child custody attorney and have years of experience working in the area of family law.

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Spousal Support

If spousal maintenance might be an issue in your divorce, Stephanie Villalobos, LP can help you understand whether you might be ordered to pay it or what you could be eligible to receive.

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Grandparents Rights

Mrs. Villalobos can help you to gather the necessary evidence and file court documents to establish your rights as a grandparent, including custody or visitation.

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International Travel and Child Custody over the Holidays

International Travel and Child Custody over the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, many families begin to plan for travel, but for divorced parents sharing custody, this time can bring additional considerations. At De Novo Law, we understand the complexities that arise when coordinating international travel with shared custody agreements.
This article aims to shed light on the important implications and legal requirements that parents need to be aware of when planning international travel with their children during the holidays. From ensuring compliance with custody agreements to understanding the necessity of mutual consent and the legalities under Arizona law, we provide insights to help parents navigate these challenges effectively. Our goal is to help families enjoy their holiday travels while maintaining legal compliance and upholding the best in

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How Do I Gain Visitation Rights in Arizona

How Do I Gain Visitation Rights in Arizona

Visitation rights, crucial for non-custodial parents and third parties like grandparents, are determined by Arizona’s family law, emphasizing the child’s emotional and physical well-being. Our team, skilled in legal intricacies, can guide you through petitioning for these rights, ensuring that every step from drafting to court representation is handled with expertise and a focus on achieving a visitation schedule that best serves your child’s needs.

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2023 Guide to Filing for a Divorce with Minor Children in Arizona

2023 Guide to Filing for a Divorce with Minor Children in Arizona

Divorce is never an easy process, especially when it involves children. As parents, your top priority is the welfare and happiness of your children, and navigating the complexities of divorce with a minor child can be challenging and emotional. At De Novo Law, our licensed legal paraprofessionals specialize in Arizona divorce and family law, and we are here to help you through this challenging time in Phoenix, Arizona.

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DISCLAIMER: The content of this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice.  De Novo Law, LLC and its Legal Paraprofessionals are not attorneys and are not authorized to provide legal advice or representation beyond the areas and scope of practice for which license is held.  The transmission or receipt of any electronic correspondence or information does not create a legal paraprofessional-client relationship.


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