2021 Hastings Shadmehry WrightSuper Lawyers

Our Amy Waggoner and Andrea Hastings have been named 2021 Super Lawyers, and Mali C. Shadmehry has been named a 2021 Rising Star. Super Lawyers Super Lawyers is a Thomson Reuters company that rates outstanding attorneys from over 70 different practice areas. Each year, they recognize the top lawyers in the U.S. via their patented […]

Written by on March 4, 2021

Congratulations to Amy Waggoner for Receiving the 2021 AV Preeminent Rating®

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ recognize lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards. Individuals seeking legal counsel, as well as attorneys looking to refer a colleague, use these ratings to identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer. An elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys holds an AV Preeminent Rating, […]

Written by on November 16, 2020

Congratulations to Andrea Hastings for Being Recognized as one of the Lawyers of Distinction’s “2020 Power Lawyers”

We would like to say a huge congratulations to our very own Andrea Hastings for being recognized as one of the Lawyers of Distinction’s “Fall 2020 Power Lawyers”! Lawyers of Distinction was recently seen on page 17 in the September 6th, 2020 edition of The New York Times. The publication displayed all of the Fall […]

Written by on September 11, 2020

A Note to Our Clients about Covid-19

In light of the ongoing impact that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is having on our community, Hastings Shadmehry Wrightis adjusting the way we live and work. We will be implementing social distancing so as to do our part in trying to slow the spread of the disease and reduce the impact we have on our medical […]

Written by on March 16, 2020

Divorce Mediation Can Prevent Litigation

Divorce can be a long, painful business, particularly when the two parties can’t agree on issues like the children born of the marriage, and money. But by going the route of mediation rather than litigation minimizes stress and doesn’t cost as much litigation. It also helps couples maintain control over their futures, rather than relying […]

Written by on August 15, 2019

What to do If You Don’t Want a Divorce?

The decision to get a divorce doesn’t happen overnight. Nor does the breakdown of a marriage. But once a couple has decided that divorce is the only route, that, as they say in the classics, is that. Sometimes, however, people acknowledge the marriage has broken down, think that divorce is the only route, but deep […]

Written by on March 21, 2019

Avoiding Disputes in Family Law Matters

Family law issues are unavoidably emotive and stressful and take a lot of skill on the part of lawyers to reach successful resolutions. If dedicated family law attorneys are not involved in these cases they generally end up in court with a judge making decisions for the family. Since there will inevitably be disputes and […]

Written by on February 28, 2019

Andrea Hastings and Amy Waggoner named Super Lawyers in 2019

Andrea Hastings and Amy Waggoner have been named 2019 Super Lawyers! What is a SuperLawyer? Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers […]

Written by on February 27, 2019

How Collaborative Divorce Helps Children Cope

Dealing with divorce is extremely challenging, particularly for children. This is one of the reasons why a collaborative approach is recommended to help children cope with divorce. Like any form of collaboration, a collaborative divorce requires cooperation from both husband and wife. Having agreed to split and legally end the marriage, the couple works together […]

Written by on December 28, 2018