Family Law Attorney Steven H. Everts will present at the NBI Seminar on June 8, 2017. The general topic of the seminar will deal with advanced custody and support issues related to family law. Mr. Everts’ portion of the program is entitled, “Alienation and Abuse Allegations in Custody Proceedings”. He will present several case studies which will help attendees understand what alienation is and what it is not. There will also be discussion on how one proves parental alienation, fights against false abuse claims, understands social service investigations and reporting. Mr. Everts will also offer insight into into abuse allegations during custody/parenting time disputes.

Mr. Everts is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a Board-Certified Specialist in Family Law by the Arizona State Bar, and a Board Certified Advocate in Family Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is asked to serve frequently as Judge and Commissioner pro-tem for the Family Law section of the Maricopa County Superior Court where he has served for 17 years. He has been rated AV Preeminent (highest competency/ethical standard) by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory for many years. Steve has been selected for inclusion in Southwest Super Lawyers every year from 2010 to present, and recently selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America (2017). He is licensed to practice in both Arizona and Utah in both Federal and State courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, California.

Mr. Everts is in his 40th year with Udall Shumway PLC. Among many presentations and speaking engagements that he has provided to attorneys and general audiences is his 15 Symptoms of an Unhealthy Marriage“. This has proven to be a valuable tool for married couples, those considering marriage, and those who are working through difficult circumstances in their relationships.


This article should be used for informational purposes only. It does not create an attorney-client relationship with any reader and should not be construed as legal advice. If you need legal advice regarding Alienation and Abuse Allegations in Custody Proceedings, or any other family law issue, please feel free to contact Steven H. Everts at 480.461.5300, log on to, or contact an attorney in your area. Udall Shumway PLC is located in Mesa, Arizona and is a full service law firm. We assist Individuals, families, businesses, schools and municipalities in Mesa and the Phoenix/East Valley.