About Arizona Family Law & Divorce Law Firm - Barreda Law

Joshua Barreda - Attorney

Attorney Joshua Barreda Chandler Divorce LawyerJoshua Barreda is a family and juvenile law attorney practicing in Phoenix, Arizona and surrounding areas.  He began his legal career as an Assistant Attorney General at the Arizona Attorney General's Office representing the Department of Child Safety in abuse and neglect cases.  In this position he appeared in several hundred juvenile court hearings, mediations, and trials.  As a result, divorce attorney Joshua Barreda has extensive experience in Juvenile court matters including guardianship, dependency, grandparent's intervention rights, and adoption.

Upon resigning from the Attorney General's Office, he started as an associate attorney with a law firm in downtown Phoenix and thereafter founded Barreda Law, PLLC.  Our practice areas include: dissolution of marriage, legal separation, child support, paternity, parenting time, legal decision-making (formerly "custody"), spousal maintenance (formerly "alimony"), modifications and enforcement of existing orders, relocation, orders of protection, injunctions against harassment, DCS cases, dependency, termination of parental rights, guardianships, and adoption.

Here at Barreda Law we put the client's interest first and we don't stop fighting until the job is complete!

Michael Alvarez - Attorney

My name is Michael Alvarez and I look forward to helping you and your family through this difficult time in your lives. First things first, you will get through it and I will be there to help you along the way.

Now a little bit about myself. I am an attorney practicing in the areas of family and juvenile law in Arizona. I represent persons and families in a variety of different legal matters including dissolution of marriage (fancy term for divorce), legal separation, child support, paternity (establishing parental rights), parenting time (where the child/children will live on a day-day or week/week schedule), legal decision-making (which parent gets to make major life decisions for the child, mainly educational and non-emergency medical decisions), spousal maintenance (aka alimony), modifications and enforcement of existing orders, relocation, orders of protection, injunctions against harassment, Department of Child Safety (DCS) cases, dependency, termination of parental rights, guardianship, and adoption.

I’m currently happily stationed at Barreda Law, PLLC with an amazing team of attorneys and paralegals. Prior to my current position I worked in one of Arizona’s largest family law firms in Downtown Phoenix. In this role I represented hundreds of Clients in over 9 counties throughout Arizona. Prior to entering private practice, I was an Assistant Attorney General with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, where I represented the Arizona Department of Child Safety (DCS) in dependency, guardianship, severance, and adoption matters. While with that office, I appeared in several hundred court hearings, including trials, evidentiary hearings, and mediations. As a result of these diverse experiences, I have extensive in court experience as well as settlement and mediation skills.

I look forward to speaking with you soon!

Karen Silva - Paralegal

Paralegal Karen SilvaKaren Silva is a family law paralegal employed with Barreda Law, PLLC.  She attended Arizona State University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Government with a minor in Justice Studies.

Since Karen was a little girl she has always had a passion for law and decided to pursue a career as a paralegal to help navigate individuals through their most difficult and stressful times in their life.

Thankfully, Karen is able to do that with her extensive experience in family law as well as her commitment to each individual client and their matter.



Why Choose Barreda Law for Family Law & Divorce

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During your free consultation, our legal team will evaluate your entire case and come up with the best strategy and potential outcome for you.


Your attorney will prepare and submit all necessary documents to submit to the courts. Our legal staff will be in complete communication with you.


We will finalize negotiations that are as favorable to you as possible. Your attorney will fight to make sure you are satisfied with the outcome.

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