How to Cope With Divorce During COVID-19

Divorce can be difficult for anyone to go through at any time… even more so during a global pandemic. If you and your spouse have recently decided to go separate ways, here are few tips on how to cope with divorce during an already difficult time. Use Technology to Lean on Family and Friends for Support The […]

Virtual Child Visitation for Parents During Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced just about everyone in the country to adjust to a new routine. For separated parents with shared custody, routine is relative, and very easily upended, even in the best of times. While stay-at-home recommendations are in effect, it’s sometimes hard to make judgement calls that will honor your court ordered […]

5 Tips for Finding the Right Family Law Attorney for You

Finding a family law attorney is easy, but finding the right one for you can be very difficult. You want someone who can competently handle every aspect of your case,   fight aggressively for your interests, and communicate clearly and compassionately with you. Although many people hope that any family law case will be “one and […]

Navigating Parenting Time in Arizona During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown many families into uncertainty. This is especially true for families of divorce, who face co-parenting challenges and difficult daily decisions even when everything is normal.  With new rules in place globally, it’s essential that you follow the rules set by federal government and local officials in order to keep your […]

Understanding the Termination of Parental Rights

Parental rights can be terminated in Arizona when such a move is best for the child’s safety and welfare. While Arizona courts prefer both parents to remain active in the child’s life, judges also understand that this is not always possible. It is essential to understand that once the termination of parental rights occurs, it […]

How to Handle Holiday Visitation in Arizona

The holidays are supposed to be special, but for many families, they can be stressful and emotionally charged following a divorce. When parents are determining holiday visitation schedules, it is always best to put the interests and well-being of the child first. Doing so will go a long way toward ensuring that everyone has an opportunity […]

Will COVID-19 Disrupt Your Divorce Proceedings?

The US Justice system is protected against a lot of things, but it is not inoculated against the spread of viruses. As the number of people confirmed to have contracted COVID-19 rises, it is causing ripples throughout the US justice system. Many state and federal courts have closed, and trials and other legal proceedings are […]

Keeping Children Safe in Uncertain Times

As a parent, there is always something to fret over when you read the headlines. Wars, famines, falling education rankings, etc., are daily reminders of the challenges that can affect our children’s lives. With the spread of COVID-19, parents have one more thing to think about as they strive to find ways to keep their […]

Arizona Receives Recognition for Child Custody Policies

It is well known that children do better in school, have better health, and develop stronger social skills when both parents are involved in their life. For the better part of the past decade, Arizona courts have worked hard to ensure that both parents have the opportunity to remain actively involved in their children’s lives […]

Can a Parent With Sole Custody Deny Visitation?

Can a parent who has sole legal custody/legal decision making deny visitation to their ex-spouse or ex-partner? It’s a sensitive topic and one that happens with significant regularity. The bottom line is that a parent with sole legal custody does not always have sole custody. In most cases, the courts grant joint physical parenting time to […]