William D Bishop

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Contact Information

Bishop Law Office PC
7210 N 16th St, Phoenix, Arizona, 85020-5201




Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: Family Law  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1990

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: May 19, 1990

Other Language(s): None


William D. Bishop is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.

Awards & Accolades
•    Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
•    Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer
•    Arizona’s Finest Lawyers
•    Avvo Superb Rating
•    North Valley Magazine Top Lawyer
•    Southwest Super Lawyers
•    American Registry Top Attorneys
•    Best Lawyers in America

Memberships & Associations
•    Chairperson, State Bar of Arizona Family Law Section Executive Counsel
•    National Moot Court Team, Member
•    State Bar of Arizona – Family Law Section
•    Former Chair – Maricopa County Family Law Section

Other Memberships
Association of Family & Conciliation Courts
Arizona Association of Family Law Attorneys

Mr. Bishop grew up in Oregon and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. Mr. Bishop graduated with honors and obtained double majors in both Political Science and Psychology.

Mr. Bishop graduated from Arizona State University College of Law. During law school, Mr. Bishop graduated in the top portion of his class.

Mr. Bishop worked for large downtown law firms and practiced in the areas of commercial litigation and family law. Since then, Mr. Bishop has focused primarily in the area of family law and divorce. Mr. Bishop's background and commercial litigation experience has given him an advantage over many other family law attorneys with regard to complex financial and property issues .Mr. Bishop does not shy away from contested custody cases. Mr. Bishop's background as a psychology major and his self-fulfillment from assisting people with regard to custody and visitation issues assist him in dealing with custody issues head on. When necessary, Mr. Bishop often involves mental health experts in the custody process, especially when the other parent has certain psychological issues or is attempting to alienate the children against his client.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Family Law Visitation Rights, Orphans Court Practice, Surrogacy Law, Termination of Parental Rights, Third Party Custody, Uncontested Divorce, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Marriage, Step Parent Adoptions, Spousal Support, name Changes, Military Divorce, Matrimonial Bankruptcy Law, Matrimonial Law, Palimony, Parental Kidnapping, Non-Traditional Family Law, No Fault Divorce, Parenting Time, Parental Rights, Post-Divorce Modification, Paternity, Private Adoptions, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, Premarital Agreements, Postnuptial Agreements, Domestic Torts, Domestic Relations, Equitable Distribution, Domestic Violence, Domestic Partnerships, Divorce Taxation, Divorce Arbitration, Divorce Mediation, Independent Adoptions, Grandparents Visitation Rights, Grandparents Custody, Gay and Lesbian Family Law, Foster Care, Fathers Rights, Family Mediation, Family Arbitration, Juvenile Criminal Law, Interstate Support, Interstate Adoptions, Interstate Child Custody, Assisted Reproductive Technology, International Adoptions, International Child Abduction, International Child Custody, International Family Law, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Dependency, Juvenile Law, Legal Separation, Marital Property Distribution, Marital Agreements, Marital Property Law, Marital Property Settlements, Child Protection, Child Dependency, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Support, Child Care, Child Advocacy, Child Custody Mediation, Child Custody, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights, Civil Unions, Cohabitation Agreements, Community Property Law, Collaborative Family Law, Day Care, Divorce, (QDROs), Agency Adoptions, Adoptions, Alimony, Annulment, Child Abduction, Child Abuse and Neglect


  • Arizona (Active)

Law School

  • Arizona State

  • Last Updated: October 30, 2020
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  • Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: Yes
  • Free Consultations: No

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