Mark Cord

Mark Cord

Experienced Arizona Family Law and Personal Injury Attorney

Firm Overview

Serving the people of Scottsdale and the metropolitan Phoenix area
Attorney Mark Cord has spent 43 years including 12 as a solo practitioner practicing family and personal injury law in Arizona. In that time he has gained accolades throughout the state for being one of the most prepared and flexible attorneys around. His strict attention to detail helps get clients the results their cases deserve. Mark Cord serves the people of the Scottsdale and Phoenix area with pride, upholding the standards of justice to which he has dedicated his career.

An acclaimed legal mind with thorough knowledge of the system
Attorney Mr. Cord doesn't just practice law, he lives it. He is the author of the book Divorce With(Out) Dignity, A Divorce Lawyer's View, has studied and written about family law for decades, and is eager to share his knowledge with anyone who comes to him for help. He goes over every detail of your case with meticulous attention to every aspect of the law that applies, maximizing your chances for success. His attentiveness has earned him praise from both clients and peers over the decades. Mark Cord's clients benefit from his:

Years of experience With 43 years of experience as a lawyer handling countless cases, Mr. Cord knows how the system works and how to get you the results you deserve.
Outstanding reputation Mr. Cord was recognized as one of the Top Lawyers for 2011 in the Phoenix area by North Valley Magazine and one of the Top Lawyers in the October 2010 issue of So Scottsdale Magazine. He is also AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.
Undivided attention As a sole practitioner, Mr. Cord is able to give a unique focus to every case that comes to him. You speak directly with him, ensuring no case details get lost in a complicated line of communication.

Areas of practice
Mr. Cord takes on cases in the following areas:
-Family law
-Personal injury

Main Office

Main Office
8121 E. Indian Bend Road, Suite 128
Scottsdale AZ 85250




Arizona Family Law and Divorce Attorney Full-service family law firm in Scottsdale

If you are experiencing the frustrations of marital conflict, Mark Cord can help. Mark Cord has served families in Arizona for 43 years. He provides legal services in all areas of family law:

-Child custody and parenting time
-Child support
-Child support modification and enforcement
-Legal separation
-Paternity actions

Divorce should not lead to financial crises. Mr. Cord helps you establish an equitable amount of spousal support in all cases that qualify.

Child custody and parenting time
Mr. Cord protects your parental rights to raise your children in an appropriate and supportive home.

Child support
Mr. Cord can ensure that you receive or pay a reasonable amount of the financial support required to raise your children in a healthy, happy environment.

Child support modification and enforcement
Child support payments do not change unless the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or the noncustodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, Mr. Cord can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify your child support payments accordingly.

Mr. Cord can help you gain the most equitable results from your divorce, including fair distribution of assets, disposition of the marital home, division of any debts, child support payments, child custody rights and alimony in appropriate cases.

Legal separation
Mr. Cord is skilled in determining whether legal separation is the more appropriate alternative to divorce.

Paternity actions
Children of non-marital relationships require the same legal attention as those of married parents. The sooner these rights are established the better for all concerned.

Mark Cord

Mark Cord

Admitted: 1972, Arizona and U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

Law School: University of Illinois, J.D.

Member: Scottsdale and Maricopa County Bar Associations; State Bar of Arizona (Member, Family Law Section).

Biography: Author: "Divorce With (Out) Dignity, A Divorce Lawyer's View," 2011. Judge Pro Tempore (Juvenile and Criminal) Scottsdale City Court.

Born: Danville, Illinois, May 11, 1947

Community Involvement: Judge Pro Tempore (Juvenile and Criminal), Scottsdale City Court


University of Illinois
Juris Doctorate,