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 […]

What Long Distance Parenting Means for You

Arizona courts prefer to split legal decision making and parenting time as equally as possible between two parents in a custody agreement, but it doesn’t always work out that way. If you have to move too far away for a more equal split of parenting time, what will that mean for your relationship with your […]

How To Cope with Divorce

Divorce is a life-changing event, and it’s to be expected that you’ll find it difficult to cope with on many different levels. Whether you have a complicated, messy divorce involving property and child custody battles, or a fairly straightforward divorce between two people without kids or a lot of property, the mental and emotional toll […]

4 Benefits of Divorce Mediation

As you go through the process of divorce, one term you will hear is mediation. Divorce mediation allows a couple to try to come to a resolution on their own, through the help of a neutral mediator. Mediation may be done via a private mediator, or as part of the Arizona court process. Either way, […]