What Is Joint Custody and What Does It Entail?

When a marriage dissolves and children are involved, custody needs to be determined. Depending on the individual family’s circumstances, different custody options are available. Arizona prefers keeping both parents in a child’s life for their best interests whenever feasible, therefore joint custody may be a suitable choice. Here we’ll take a look at what is joint custody, […]

Staying Connected to Your Child Over Long Distance

When divorced parents live far apart, it’s common for children to live full-time and attend school under the care and custody of just one parent. Long-distance parenting arrangements often include spending the summer with the non-custodial parent or alternating holidays. These arrangements may also make provisions for staying in touch with children remotely. This year, […]

Staying Involved: Pursuing Grandparent Visitation

Modern families live in a variety of situations. In some instances, grandparents may be significantly involved in the care  and upbringing of their grandchildren. They may provide childcare when the grandchild’s parents are at work or even support a single parent or unmarried child. Sometimes, children and their parents end up living with grandparents in multi-generational households […]

Is Divorce Mediation an Option for You?

Managing the divorce process is stressful, draining, and can be emotionally devastating. Divorce will affect every part of life and creates major upheaval of financial circumstances and living arrangements, contributing to instability and uncertainty. During such a volatile time when so much is at stake, the smartest move is to connect with a legal expert. […]

Dealing With Back to School Custody Agreement Stress

The beginning of a new school year is exciting. However, it also tends to create tension in custody arrangements since routines and schedules may shift. Parental custody is initially determined during the divorce proceedings, but over time it will be necessary to reevaluate the custody agreement to reflect life changes as your child grows up. […]

Long Distance Parenting During COVID-19

Long distance parenting can be difficult, and there may be stretches of time where you can’t see your child. During a pandemic, a little distance can feel even longer, especially when you can’t go anywhere. Here’s how you can adapt your current parenting strategy to support your child when they need it most. It will not […]

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 […]