Attorneys focus entirely on family law matters.

The entire staff at Edwards & Cherney have children of their own and believe in the best interests of children. As your attorneys, we will fight for both you and your children. You will no longer have to figure everything out on your own.


We know your family is important to you. By engaging our firm, it becomes our responsibility to alleviate the stress of family disruption to help get your life and family structure back into balance. We not only handle all legal matters with professionalism, we also help guide you through other inevitable changes in your new life relating to housing, income, healthcare, investments, insurance, retirement accounts and many other matters that will be critically impacted by your divorce.


Also, we believe that every parent should receive child support, and assist in enforcing prior court orders whether it is a contempt issue, an enforcement, or modification to change custody or parenting time.


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Meet The Attorneys:

Craig Cherney - Divorce Attorney - Scottsdale - Phoenix

Craig Cherney, Esq.

Craig Cherney is a different kind of attorney.  He truly listens and solves problems rather than merely identify risks.  Craig is also a different kind of attorney for a family law firm.  Craig brings complex real property, business and financial expertise to family law enabling him to offer clients a tremendous strategic advantage.

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Jonathan Ibsen, Esq.

Jonathan Ibsen is well versed in bankruptcy, litigation and business law. He has represented debtors, official committees of creditors, secured creditors, receivers, landlords, trade creditors, buyers and sellers of distressed assets, boards of directors Chapter 7 trustees, and individuals in sophisticated matters throughout the United States.

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Laura Jane Edwards, Esq.

Laura Jane Edwards has a passion for fighting for what is right. She began her legal career 13 years ago, helping people navigate through family law issues including divorce, child custody, decree enforcements and modifications, dependency, adoption and more.

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Leslie Menegay, Certified Paralegal

Leslie joined our firm after moving from Florida to the Phoenix Metro area in 2011. She attended South University where she received her Associates Degree in Legal Studies. Leslie is certified with NALA and has over 8 years experience in the field of Family Law.