Tips for Grandparents During Divorce

Divorce can be a fraught and emotionally devastating time for any family. It can be especially distressing for grandparents, who may face an even greater degree of uncertainty. It’s natural to hope that your child is the one who maintains physical and legal custody of the grandchildren, but this is not always the case. In […]

Top Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents remain one of the number one sources of personal injury claims nationwide behind motor vehicle accidents and dog bites. However, unlike the former, slips and falls can happen just about anywhere, and it can be very hard to prove necessary negligence on the part of the property owner. There are several […]

Using Social Media During a Divorce

It’s all too common these days for people to share every aspect of their lives on social media. This is understandable! After all, these platforms are built with social engagement and sharing in mind. However, they can be disastrous during divorce proceedings. It’s not uncommon for an unsavvy user to get into the kind of […]

What’s Contributing to the Rise of Arizona Highway Crashes?

Motor vehicle crashes in the state of Arizona are on the rise. In 2022, there were 36,907 collisions on highways in the state compared to 2021’s 30,894 collisions. If current trends continue, the number of collisions in 2023 is projected to be even higher. However, the cause of these increases in collisions over the past […]

Arizona Spousal Maintenance Guidelines: Part Two

In part one, we went over the largest factors in determining an award of spousal maintenance income in the state of Arizona. They aren’t the only ones though. The court may consider additional factors, as follows. Actual Income Actual income refers to all income received, from any source, before any deductions or withholdings. This can […]

Arizona Spousal Maintenance Guidelines: Part One

As of July 10th, 2023, the guidelines governing spousal maintenance during and after a divorce in the State of Arizona have changed. If you are currently undergoing divorce proceedings, it’s vital that you understand these changes and what they may mean for your fundamental rights and legal obligations under state law. These changes do not […]

Dismissing an Order of Protection

An order of protection is a very serious legal motion that can have a high impact on the life of the person who is placed under one. Sometimes colloquially known as a “restraining order”, an order of protection places numerous restrictions upon a person and is normally also associated with a loss of second amendment […]

Child Abandonment or Neglect Can Result in the Termination of Parental Rights

Child abandonment is a serious offense in the state of Arizona and can lead to a variety of legal consequences. These can include, but aren’t limited to; fines, imprisonment, and the termination of the absent parents’ parental rights by the state. This means that barring very few defenses, it is possible to lose your legal […]

Simon Law Group Win!

Article IV, section 1 of the US Constitution is commonly referred to as the “full faith a credit” clause. It states: “Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records, and judicial Proceedings of every other State. And the Congress may by general Laws prescribe the Manner in which […]

Training Your Dog Properly to Avoid Aggressive Behavior

Having a dog is a big responsibility! Many people liken it to having a child. A dog can be an amazing worker, companion, and friend. But they can also do great harm to other animals and human beings if trained improperly or worse yet, not at all. In the majority of states, dog bite injuries […]