Nicolas J Cornelius Esq


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Contact Information

Law Office of Nicolas J Cornelius PLLC
5090 N 40TH ST STE 200, Phoenix, Arizona, 85018-9184




Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1992

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: May 23, 1992

Other Language(s): None


Graduate of the U of A College of law, 1991, admitted to practice in 1992.  Civil, criminal, and administrative law, estate planning and probate, conservator/guardianships, domestic relations, pre-and post-decree matters, child support and pareting time matters.  Representation of public entities including fire districts, representation of parties appearing before public agencies re: licensing and professional regulation; business law and representation of business entities: HR, personnel, internal investigations, contracts and litigation.   

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Family Law No Fault Divorce, name Changes, Postnuptial Agreements, Premarital Agreements, Parenting Time, Parental Rights, Post-Divorce Modification, Paternity, Spousal Support, Restraining Orders, Uncontested Divorce, Visitation Rights, Family Mediation, Family Arbitration, Fathers Rights, Grandparents Custody, Domestic Relations, Domestic Violence, Domestic Partnerships, Divorce Arbitration, Divorce Mediation, Marital Agreements, Marital Property Distribution, Marital Property Settlements, Marital Property Law, Legal Separation, Divorce, Day Care, Community Property Law, Child Support, Child Protection, Child Custody Mediation, Child Custody, Child Care, Alimony, Child Abuse and Neglect, Equitable Distribution, Grandparents Visitation Rights, Matrimonial Law
Litigation Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Defense Litigation, Trial Practice, Firearms Litigation
Wills, Probate, Trusts and Estates Estate Planning, Estate Litigation, Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children, Adult Guardianship, Advance Directives, Elder Guardianship, Estate Administration, Decedents Estates, Contested Wills, Contested Trusts and Estates, Conservatorship, Will Drafting, Trust Administration, Successions, Trust Law, Trust Litigation, Trust Planning, Probate Administration, Powers of Attorney, Pet Trusts, Personal Planning, Probate Litigation, Special Needs Trusts, Retirement Planning, Living Wills, Missing Heir Searches, Living Trusts, Family Trusts, Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples, Estate Settlements, Estate Planning for the Elderly, Guardianship, Inheritance, Guardian Ad Litem, Incompetency Proceedings
Administrative Law Administrative Adjudications, Administrative Hearings and Appeals, Public Law
Business Law Business Crimes, Business Dissolutions, Business Formation, Business Fraud, Business Litigation, Business Organization, Business Regulation, Business Transactions, Buy-Sell Agreements, Closely Held Business Estate Planning, Family Business Law, Limited Liability Company Law, Pass-Through Entities, Professional Practices, Sole Proprietorships
Corporate Law Closely Held Corporations, Corporate Contracts, Corporate Control Contests, Corporate Criminal Law, Corporate Dissolutions, Corporate Fiduciary Law, Corporate Formation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Investigations, Corporate Litigation, Incorporation
Criminal Law Assault and Battery, Bribery, Burglary, Civil Forfeiture, Civil Fraud, Criminal Defense, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Prosecution, Domestic Violence, Drivers License Suspension, Driving While Intoxicated, DUI/DWI, Embezzlement, Expungements, Felonies, Forgery, Fraud, Grand Jury Practice, Mail Fraud, Misdemeanors, Money Laundering, Parole and Probation, Search and Seizure, Theft, Traffic Violations, Weapons Charges, White Collar Crime, White Collar Criminal Defense, White Collar Fraud, White Collar Law, Wire Fraud
Contracts Commercial Contracts, Contract Drafting, Contract Fraud, Contract Litigation, Government Construction Contracts, Government Contract Arbitration, Public Bidding, Public Contract Law
Government Bond Finance, Federal Contracts, Firefighter Labor Law, Government Agency Practice, Government Construction Contracts, Government Contract Fraud, Government Investigations, Government Procurement, Government Risk Management, Governmental Law, Initiative and Referendum, Municipal Bonds, Municipal Contracts, Municipal Labor Law, Municipal Pension Law, Police Labor Law, Public Authority Finance, Public Contract Law, Public Officials Liability, Public Works Contracts, State Government Law, Tax Exempt Bonds
Labor and Employment 401(k) Plans, Age Discrimination in Employment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Civil Service, Confidentiality Agreements, Covenants Not To Compete, Deferred Compensation, Disability Benefits, Employee Compensation, Employee Discipline, Employee Drug Testing, Employee Rights, Employer Liability, Employer Rights, Employment Breach of Contract, Employment Civil Rights, Employment Contracts, Employment Defense, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Employment Mediation, Employment Practices Liability Insurance, Employment Rights, Employment Termination, Equal Employment Opportunity Law, Human Resources Law, Labor Law, Pension Fund Investments, Pension Plans, Public Employee Retirement, Wage and Hour Law, Wrongful Termination Defense
Public Lawyer Public Interest


  • Arizona (Active), US District Court (Active)

Law School

  • U of Arizona

  • Last Updated: January 25, 2021
  • Typical Hourly Fee: $325
    Typical Fixed Fee: $5000
    Typical Contingency Fee: 35%
  • Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: Yes
  • Free Consultations: No

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