How To Apply for Grandparents Rights in Arizona

Being separated from a grandchild you love is difficult, especially if you have concerns about the child’s well-being. Arizona does provide for grandparent rights, so you may have legal avenues you can take. Here is everything you need to know about how to apply for grandparents rights. Grandparent Visitation or Custody? The first thing to […]

Termination of Parental Rights in Arizona

If you believe your child is in danger from your co-parent, you may be able to pursue a termination of parental rights. Arizona courts generally approach every division of parenting rights with the assumption that both parents should play equal parts in their child’s upbringing, but they also make their decisions based on the best […]

What You Need To Know About Pet Custody in Arizona

One of the most challenging and emotionally contentious issues that couples face when splitting up is who will get the pets. Pet custody can be one of the biggest issues after child custody, often generating more fighting than financial considerations, because of how emotionally charged the negotiations can be. Here is everything you need to […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Family Law in Arizona

Getting a divorce or fighting for custody of your child can be a stressful time, but you’re not alone. In fact, it might reassure you to know that many of the questions you probably have about family law right now are similar to the questions our clients ask us. Here are a handful of the […]

5 Tips for Navigating Holidays and Shared Custody

One of the most challenging things about being a divorced parent is navigating holidays and shared custody. Holidays are special times for families, which makes it difficult to juggle emotional and sentimental expectations with shared parenting. Here are a few tips for helping holidays go as smoothly as possible. Make sure no one is left out […]

Gaining Legal Custody in Arizona

When it comes to parenting arrangements following a breakup, Arizona recognizes that parental rights are complex. To address these complexities, Arizona now divides parental rights into two categories: legal decision-making rights, which is often called legal custody, and physical custody or parenting time. Here’s everything you need to know about custody in Arizona, and how […]

Am I Entitled To Arizona Spousal Support?

One of the most intimidating parts of divorce can be relinquishing the higher income you enjoyed during your marriage. In fact, the inability to support oneself without the marital income is one reason why people sometimes stay in marriages longer than they want to or should do. If this sounds like you, be assured that Arizona […]

Creating an Effective Parenting Plan for Your Arizona Divorce Case

Divorce is the most difficult on children, and the sooner parents can establish a parenting plan, the better. The parenting plan creates a framework that offers stability for the child(ren) and minimizes conflict between parents and other family members. Whether the divorce is amicable or contentious, it is in the best interests of everyone to […]

4 Reasons You Need a Divorce Attorney

Hiring a divorce attorney is a serious step. It can make the situation you’re in seem much more real, and may seem intimidating. Divorce can also have a lasting impact on your life, however, so having a lawyer can be important in more ways than one. Here are four reasons why you might need a […]

Do I Have Any Rights as an Unwed Father?

For an unwed father in Arizona, ensuring full parental rights can be a challenge. Both parents typically have equal access to their child, but as an unwed father, you’ll first have to verify paternity before being awarded legal rights.  Here’s everything you need to know about what rights you have as an unwed father, and […]